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Album of the Year 2018 – Number 15

Welcome to the latest instalment of my Album of the Year 2018 top 30 countdown. No time for a lame introduction today, as I gather pace towards my top 10… As always, if you’ve missed any of my previous posts, head down to the bottom of this post to check out the links for numbers  Continue Reading »

Riverside – Wasteland – Album Review

Artist: Riverside Album Title: Wasteland Label: InsideOut Music Date of Release: 28 September 2018 I realised something blatantly obvious regarding myself and my relationship with Riverside. I realised that I don’t care about how heavy the material is – it can be soft, deft and minimalist, or it can be heavy, dark and explosive. It  Continue Reading »

Metal (and Rock) update – 7 August 2018

Just as I complete my mini-series, looking at the music still to come in 2018, I receive news of a whole host of new music coming our way throughout the remainder of the year. So, what better than an impromptu post that updates you on what I have found most interesting over the past few  Continue Reading »

Still to come in 2018 – Part 3

It’s day 3 of my new mini-series where I dust of my crystal ball and bring you news of what albums are still to be released during the remainder of 2018. Already, I have brought you eight albums that threaten to be excellent additions to this year’s roster and today, I’m delighted to bring you  Continue Reading »

Metal Update – 28 February 2018

The endless torrent of news regarding new albums continues. I’m actually really enjoying this series, as it feels like I’m keeping on top of things more. Mind you, almost every week I’m blindsided by news about an album that I didn’t even know was on the cards. Last time, it was a new record from  Continue Reading »

My most anticipated releases of 2018 – Part 6

Just when you thought it was all over…just when I thought it was all over, I get news of some more important new releases coming our way this year. If you’ve missed parts 1-5, links to these can be found below. But, without any further ado, here’s an unexpected sixth instalment of this ever-expanding series.  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 19

Welcome to day 12 of my ‘Album of the Year 2016’ top 30 countdown. I trust you are all enjoying this endeavour of mine? There’s going to be no long-winded introduction today, just a quick reminder to those who are interested that links to all other posts in this series can be found at the  Continue Reading »

Riverside – Eye Of The Soundscape – Album Review

Artist: Riverside Album Title: Eye Of The Soundscape Label: InsideOut Music Date Of Release: 21 October 2016 How on Earth does one even begin to review an album like this? I have found this to be one of the most difficult reviews to write since I began the Blog Of Much Metal. Indeed, it is  Continue Reading »

Airbag – Disconnected – Album Review

Artist: Airbag Album Title: Disconnected Label: Karisma Records Date Of Release: 10 June 2016 I may be the Man Of Much Metal but occasionally, there’s nothing I like more than to dial down the extremity and indulge in something altogether more relaxed. The scratching post for this particular itch comes in the form of Norwegian  Continue Reading »

My Top 10 Songs of 2015

Bearing in mind how strong 2015 was for heavy metal – at least in my opinion – what better way to keep that year alive a little longer by taking a look at my favourite ten individual songs of the year? As with last year, this post is coming a bit late but hopefully you  Continue Reading »


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