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In Vain – Solemn – Album Review

Artist: In Vain Album Title: Solemn Label: Indie Recordings Date of Release: 19 April 2024 After a wait of six years, Norwegian progressive extreme metal band In Vain finally return with their latest album, ‘Solemn’. Never the most prolific of entities having only released four albums until now since their 2003 inception, it has still  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2020 – Number 6

Welcome to instalment number twenty-five of my 2020 ‘Album of the Year Top 30 countdown’. The last pick before I enter the final five for the year. Getting excited? I know that I am. I’m also a little worried that I won’t get this countdown complete before Christmas Day as promised. My family don’t need  Continue Reading »

BlogOfMuchMetal – Metal News – 31 July 2017

Buckle up because this round-up feature some big and exciting news if you share music taste that is in any way similar to me. With that in mind, I’m not going to waste time. Instead, allow me to dive right in. (Previous update posts can be accessed via links at the bottom of this page.)  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2015 – Number 23

The countdown is beginning to gather pace now as we get to the lower echelons of the 20s. I hope that my choices thus far have managed to convince you that a Top 30 rather than a Top 20 was necessary. It is ambitious to say the least, but there has simply been too much  Continue Reading »

Enslaved – In Times – Album Review

Artist: Enslaved Album Title: In Times Label: Nuclear Blast Year of Release: 2015 In extreme metal circles, Norway’s Enslaved are held in very high regard, something approaching royalty some may say. For nearly a quarter of a century, the band have strived to release music of the very highest quality. But more than that, they  Continue Reading »

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