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The Top 10 Individual Songs of 2019

I thought as a final last hurrah to 2019, I’d bring you my thoughts on my favourite ten songs of the year. In no particular order, except for the number one spot, here goes… In first place: Evergrey ‘All I Have’ This was the song that was the soundtrack to a very difficult time in  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2019 – The Top 10

For the first time in several years, 2019 will not see your inboxes and social media timelines spammed by my epic and rather foolhardy top 20 or top 30 countdown series. I’ve simply not listened to, or reviewed, anywhere near enough music this year to make this a viable possibility. Long-term readers of manofmuchmetal.com will  Continue Reading »

Voyager – Colours In The Sun – Album Review

Artist: Voyager Album Title: Colours In The Sun Label: Season Of Mist Date of Release: 1 November 2019 When I reviewed Voyager’s last studio release, ‘Ghost Mile’ in 2017, I remarked that I had never had the pleasure of seeing the band live on stage. Fast forward two years and I am delighted to say  Continue Reading »

ProgPower Europe 2019 – The Music

What can I say? I am overwhelmed by the comments, the love and the support shown to me following the publication of my first blog post in over eight months, a somewhat incoherent gathering of thoughts about the atmosphere, the fun, the friendship and the magic of ProgPower Europe 2019. But I must put all  Continue Reading »

Live Gig Review: Voyager, Sümer, Temples On Mars – The Borderline, London – 3 July 2018

Artist: Voyager Venue: The Borderline Date: 3 July 2018 If ever I was going to test my ‘Man of Much Metal’ credentials, it was tonight. With England playing a rare knock-out game in the World Cup on the same night, it could have been easy to ditch the gig and find a pub to watch  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2017 – Number 2

Welcome to day 29 of my ‘Album of the Year 2017 top 30 countdown’. The penultimate day in my most epic end-of-year series yet – I hope you have all enjoyed the ride as I near the home stretch for 2017. I have always tried to steer clear of other ‘best of’ lists as much  Continue Reading »

Half-way through 2017 – the best so far – Part 1

The Blog of Much Metal is nothing if not predictable. But, what it lacks in spontaneity, it makes up for with quality writing, brilliant wit, incisive articles and a bucket load of irony and modesty. As a result, I return with my usual mid-year round-up of the best music that has been released between January  Continue Reading »

Voyager – Ghost Mile – Album Review

Artist: Voyager Album Title: Ghost Mile Label: IAV Records Date Of Release: 12 May 2017 In the three years since the release of Voyager’s last album, ‘V’, much has changed in my life. I am no longer writing for Powerplay magazine, I’ve moved house and I now have a second daughter on which to dote.  Continue Reading »

Anticipated music in 2017 – an update – 11 March 2017

It is becoming something of a trend now that  almost immediately after I post one of these updates, one of the mentioned bands will release something new, either a new song or more detailed information about their upcoming release. On the one hand, it is quite funny. But on the other, it means that I’m  Continue Reading »

Anticipated music in 2017 – an update – 5 March 2017

Things are moving fast in the rock and metal worlds at the moment, with new music being released left, right and centre. But also, it is a busy time for those of us who are trying to keep up with the new releases that are due in 2017. Plenty of bands are now issuing confirmation  Continue Reading »


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