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Album of the Year 2018 – Number 13

Welcome to the latest instalment of my Album of the Year 2018 top 30 countdown. I hope you are still sticking with it and enjoying my posts so far. If not, tell me. I might not do anything about it, but at least you can get it off your chest. It might make you feel  Continue Reading »

The best of 2018 so far – Part 1

2018 has easily lived up to the hype and it has delivered some amazing music during the first six months of the year. I thought it might be a good idea to take a look at the 62 reviews that I have completed to date and pick some of the highlights. Call it a mid-way  Continue Reading »

Orphaned Land – Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs

Artist: Orphaned Land Album Title: Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs Label: Century Media Date Of Release: 26 January 2018 More than just a band, Orphaned Land are a positive force for good. Over the course of a quarter of a century and five critically-acclaimed albums, the Israeli progressive metal quintet have sought to unite people  Continue Reading »

An early sneak peek at what’s coming in 2018

I know it is only 1st November 2017, but there have been a few big announcements recently that I simply can’t ignore. They all point to 2018 being equally as good as 2017, if not better, for the kind of heavy metal releases that I like. So, what is really exciting me? Let me enlighten  Continue Reading »

Subterranean Masquerade – Vagabond – Album Review

Artist: Subterranean Masquerade Album Title: Vagabond Label: ViciSolum Productions Date Of Release: 1 September 2017 When I reviewed the previous Subterranean Masquerade album, ‘The Great Bazaar’, I came to the following conclusion in the final line: “‘The Great Bazaar’ is a very strong album. It’s varied, it’s intriguing, it’s powerful and above all, it’s wonderfully  Continue Reading »

BlogOfMuchMetal – Metal News – 24 July 2017

Well, while I’m on a roll, I may as well continue. And while so many bands are also on a roll of late it seems, I owe it to them to keep the news flowing. If you’ve missed any of my other posts in this series, links to all of them can be found at  Continue Reading »

Subterranean Masquerade – The Great Bazaar – Album Review

Artist: Subterranean Masquerade Album Title: The Great Bazaar Label: Taklit Music Year Of Release: 2015 “Welcome to the carnival of the dysfunctional and the disturbed” declares the official website of Subterranean Masquerade, an intriguing band that, in their own eyes at least, is anything but ordinary. Subterranean Masquerade have been in existence since 1997 but  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2013 – Number 3

We’ve now hit the Top 3 in my ‘Album of the Year 2013’ countdown. Today, I give you no preamble and will just get down to business… At Number 3: ORPHANED LAND ‘All Is One’ Century Media Records There is something special about this band, something unique. This Jewish Israeli band has managed to do  Continue Reading »

Half-Way Through 2013 – The Best So Far – Part 3

Today I bring you Part 3 of my “Half-Way Through 2013 – The Best So Far” series. Hopefully you’ll find something within this blog to pique your interest – it is certainly a more mixed bag today with one surprise choice nestled in here. Keep reading to find out what that is… You can also  Continue Reading »

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