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Album Of The Year 2020 – Number 4

Welcome to instalment number twenty-seven of my 2020 ‘Album of the Year Top 30 countdown’. No big intros from me today, except the usual reminder to anyone new to this series, to check out the links at the bottom of the post to find out who made the cut, from 30 down to 5, as  Continue Reading »

Sorcerer – Interview 2020 – ‘Lamenting Of The Innocent’ – “Songwriting…is heart breaking…and painful”

  When the opportunity arises to speak directly to one of the hottest metal bands on the planet right now, you’d have to be mad to refuse wouldn’t you? I definitely thought so, which is why I found myself mid-lockdown chatting to guitarist and co-songwriter for Sorcerer, Kristian Niemann, over possibly the worst internet connection  Continue Reading »

Sorcerer – Lamenting Of The Innocent – Album Review

Artist: Sorcerer Album Title: Lamenting Of The Innocent Label: Metal Blade Records Date of Release: 29 May 2020 When I listened to ‘The Crowning Of The Fire King’, the sophomore album from Swedish metal band Sorcerer, I came to it with no expectations whatsoever. I’d never heard their music before and because of the partial  Continue Reading »

Live Review: A Swedish Adventure with Evergrey and Sorcerer – 28 February 2020, Kulturbolaget, Malmö

The wait had been interminable. As an early Christmas present from my incredible girlfriend, the Miss Of Much Metal, I was presented with tickets to the first Evergrey gig in some time, to be hosted in the southern Swedish town of Malmö. Finally however, the 28th February arrived and began with a trip to the  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2017 – Number 8

Welcome to day 23 of my ‘Album of the Year 2017 top 30 countdown’. I’m really excited to bring today’s pick to you because it is another example of just how surprising 2017 has been for me. It is definitely one of those albums that I could never have envisaged being in my end-of-year list  Continue Reading »

Sorcerer – The Crowning of The Fire King – Album Review

Artist: Sorcerer Album Title: The Crowning of the Fire King Label: Metal Blade Records Date Of Release: 20 October 2017 The very first incarnation under the Sorcerer banner dates as far back as 1988, to when I was just a small chap in short trousers. In 1992, after releasing a couple of well-received demos, the  Continue Reading »

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