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Gojira ‘magma’

Frenchmen Gojira made enough noise in our world with their last album to awaken their monstrous namesake (gojira being the Japanese name for godzilla) they’ve returned this summer with its follow-up, a 44 minute collection entitled Magma. I went into … Continue reading

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Machine Head ‘Is there anybody out there?’ (single)

That’s right Brothers and Sisters, I shall speak twice today. This would not normally be the case, but our mighty gods have, in their infinite wisdom, have sent forth a hyme penned by the blessed Machine Head. As many of … Continue reading

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Lacuna Coil ‘Delirium’

talian gothic metal outfit Lacuna Coil have returned with a new album in 2016. This latest journey finds them on top form. Every song in drenched in soul crushing misery. There’s a dark, throaty heaviness to the guitar work here … Continue reading

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Metaprism ‘The Human Encryption’

The Human Encryption is the debut album from Bournemouth based wrecking crew Metaprism and it leave your neck feeling as if it’s been lashed by the waves of a fierce south coast tempest. Apparently storms make for great metal, who … Continue reading

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‘The Astonishing’ Review

Let’s face it Dream Theater have never been accused of lacking ambition in the past. in terms of sheer volume of material, their 2016 release opus goes far beyond what even longtime fans – including myself – will be expecting. I have to … Continue reading

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Dark Tranquility Construct

Over the past ten years Dark Tranquility have become one of the most consistent bands in modern metal. What’s more, they’ve managed to maintain a level of relevance beyond that of their peers (ahem… In flames). To have done all … Continue reading

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My Metal Journey (part 1)

Hi I’m Liam and I’m a metalhead from Cambridge Uk, a place with a dead metal scene. Heavy Metal and I go way back. When I was eight years old my cousin gave me a tape with Metallica’s ‘Ride The Lightning’ … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘God is dead?’ Black Sabbath single

My Sabbath experience is fairly limited if truth be told but I’ve heard the new single and thought I’d let you know what I thought.  In short, it’s awesome. This is Ozzy and co reminding the world that they created … Continue reading

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Now, Diabolical Satyricon

Now, Diabolical is the sixth studio release from Norwegian Black Metal (BM) trio Satyricon.  BM is often viewed as an inaccessible genre, a ferocious peak which only veteran headbangers can ascend.  In many cases this is true enough, not everyone has the … Continue reading

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Ahoy There! Metalheads and Nerds your saviour has arrived

I will be your captain/commander/band-leader/authority figure for this literary journey into the unbeknown. Remember the words here inscribed herein will be opinion alone, nothing more, nothing less. The primary function of this tome Is to instruct you, my brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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