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Bloodshot Dawn – Reanimation – Album Review

Artist: Bloodshot Dawn Album Title: Reanimation Label: Hostile Media Date Of Release: 12 January 2018 The latest ‘new’ discovery for me in 2018 is a UK-based melodic death metal band by the name of Bloodshot Dawn. ‘Reanimation’ is the third full length record under the Bloodshot Dawn moniker but, in truth, it marks something of  Continue Reading »

Nocturnal Rites – Phoenix – Album Review

Artist: Nocturnal Rites Album Title: Phoenix Label: AFM Records Date Of Release: 29 September 2017 A good decade ago, Swedish melodic power metal band Nocturnal Rites released the eighth album of their career, ‘The 8th Sin’. It received generally very positive reviews and I certainly enjoyed the content. What I didn’t realise then was that  Continue Reading »

Anticipated music in 2017 – an update – 13 Feb

Another day, another truckload of new releases are confirmed for 2017. The way things are going, this year is shaping up very nicely indeed. Today’s round-up features some real favourites as well as a couple of genuine surprises that I simply wasn’t expecting. If you’re interested in my other updates in this series, links can  Continue Reading »

My most anticipated releases of 2017 – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of my series that takes a look at some of the best music that will/might/might not see the light of day in 2017. If you missed parts 1 and 2, they can be viewed here: My most anticipated releases of 2017 – Part 1 My most anticipated releases of 2017 –  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2015 – Number 26

Welcome to Day 5 of my ‘Album Of The Year 2015’ top 30 countdown. I hope you’ve enjoyed my picks so far. If you’re new to this list, numbers 27-30 can be accessed via links at the bottom of this post. Otherwise, with no other wordy fanfare, I give you my pick at number 26:  Continue Reading »

Essential Metal Releases Still To Come In 2014 – Part 3

As with many of my blog posts, I hadn’t intended on adding a third part to my series of posts looking at those albums still to come in the latter half of 2014 that I’m really looking forward to. However, with a few announcements and confirmations in the past couple of weeks, I again felt  Continue Reading »

Unknown & Underrated – Part 6

In part 6 of my ‘unknown & underrated’ series, looking at bands & albums that I feel need a lot more exposure. In this post, I look at a melodic death metal band, a black metal/avant-garde metal band and a neo-prog rock band. I hope there’s something here that you find to enjoy! You can  Continue Reading »

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