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Helloween – Helloween – Album Review

Artist: Helloween Album Title: Helloween Label: Nuclear Blast Date of Release: 18 June 2021 I feel the need to open this review with an admission, regardless of the bother it is bound to cause for me. The truth is that I’d much rather listen to ‘Master Of The Rings’ or ‘The Dark Ride’ than ‘Keeper  Continue Reading »

Ilium – Carcinogeist – Album Review

Artist: Ilium Album Title: Carcinogeist Label: Independent Release Date of Release: 28 February 2020 “…more hooks than a pirate convention in a bait shop!” Well, you have to love a band with a sense of humour and, in the case of Australian melodic metal band Ilium, it is probably gallows humour, borne out of the  Continue Reading »

Firewind – Immortals – Album Review

Artist: Firewind Album Title: Immortals Label: Century Media Records Date Of Release: 20 January 2017 I really struggled in the beginning with ‘Immortals’, the eighth album from Greek melodic power metal band Firewind. They are a band with whom I am familiar and have had something of an on-off relationship over the years. Helmed by  Continue Reading »


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