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Angelus Apatrida – Angelus Apatrida – Album Review

Artist: Angelus Apatrida Album Title: Angelus Apatrida Label: Century Media Records Date of Release: 5 February 2021 It makes me feel really old when a band, born in the early noughties is celebrating its 20th anniversary. I mean, damnit, I was in my 20s when Spanish thrash metal band Angelus Apatrida were formed in 2001.  Continue Reading »

Centinex – Death In Pieces – Album Review

Artist: Centinex Album Title: Death In Pieces Label: Agonia Records Date of Release: 29 May 2020 Sometimes, I am in the mood for some brutality to bludgeon me into submission. It might be because I’ve had a tough day at work, the kids have wound me up, or maybe because my sports team(s) have lost.  Continue Reading »

Persefone – Aathma – Album Review

Artist: Persefone Album Title: Aathma Label: ViciSolum Records Date of Release: 24 February 2017 I will be honest and admit that prior to this record, my opinion of progressive death/extreme metal band Persefone was not that high, despite my general favour towards this particular subgenre of metal. I felt that the music on previous outings  Continue Reading »

Odd Logic – Effigy – Album Review

Artist: Odd Logic Album Title: Effigy Label: Independent Release Date Of Release: 17 January 2017 (digital) Regular readers of the Blog of Much Metal will be aware that the US progressive metal band Odd Logic were a very pleasant new discovery for me last year, via their sixth full-length release ‘Penny For Your Thoughts’. That  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 28

Here we are already at day three of my annual countdown of the best albums released during 2016 as far as I am personally concerned. And, because the Blog Of Much Metal is a one-man blog, there is no voting system or complicated formula – the 30 albums that will feature in this list are  Continue Reading »

Testament – Brotherhood Of The Snake – Album Review

Artist: Testament Album Title: Brotherhood Of The Snake Label: Nuclear Blast Date Of Release: 28 October 2016 Despite my love of all things heavy, fast and aggressive, I’ve never been the biggest fan of thrash metal. Of course I like certain albums by the ‘Big Four’ and selected material from other notable protagonists. But that’s  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2015 – Number 29

Welcome to day two of my ‘Album Of The Year 2015’ countdown. If you missed the opening instalment of what is a series that will either make or break me, you can check it out right here: Album of the Year 2015 – Number 30. Additionally, if you missed my similar countdowns from the past  Continue Reading »

My Top 20 of 2012 – Number 18

If you missed day two, feel free to check it out here, whilst day one can be seen here. Sylosis ‘Monolith’ Nuclear Blast Records At 18, I give you ‘Monolith’ by Sylosis. As the saying goes, ‘monolith by name, monolith by nature’, as this third album from the UK’s very own Sylosis is a monster  Continue Reading »

My Top 5 Albums Of All Time

This has been a very hard blog to write. Even now, as you read this, I’m sure that I’ve already changed my mind a hundred times. However, as I write, these are what I currently consider to be my top 5 albums of all time. Many of you will agree, many more will disagree, perhaps  Continue Reading »

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