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Album review: RIOT – Reissues

Metal Blade [Release date 30.06.17] Riot are a US heavy metal band that formed in the mid 70s and came to the fore in the late 70s and early 80s, before moving into a more power metal direction. The band … Continue reading

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Album review: AMON AMARTH – Jomsviking

Metal Blade [release date 25.03.16] You wouldn’t think prog rock legends Pink Floyd would have a lot in common with Swedish death metal gods Amon Amarth, however, there you’d be wrong – both bands have broken the boundaries with their … Continue reading

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Album review: EXUMER – The Raging Tides

EXUMER - The Raging Tides

Metal Blade [Release date 29.01.16] Old fashion thrashin’. It can’t be put more simply than that. Exumer released both “Possessed by Fire” and “Rising from the Sea” at the height of thrash’s popularity, the 80s. This is a band that … Continue reading

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Album review: RIVERS OF NIHIL – Monarchy

RIVERS OF NIHIL - Monarchy

Metal Blade [Release date 21.08.15] When a band records a first album that is so amazing, you wonder if that band will be able to follow it up and come even close to its greatness. Look at a band like … Continue reading

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Book review: ‘Reinventing Metal – The True Story of Pantera’ by Neil Daniels

Backbeat Books Or to give the book it’s full title “Reinventing Metal- The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell”. Another in depth and insightful rock biography from the much published Neil Daniels. This time … Continue reading

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SIX FEET UNDER – Undead

Metal Blade 2012 Here’s the thing: I’ve never really been a fan of six Feet Under. I my original dislike of Cannibal Corpse has been documented here, though I now love them. For me though, it’s the albums after Corpsegrinder … Continue reading

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