A playlist of going into battle, facing demons, and winning the day. Plenty of Metallica, Ensiferum, Sabaton, Goatwhore, Amon Amarth, and more.
A guide to getting your first tattoo, caring for your tattoo, and choosing a design you won’t regret in 5 years time.
Back in June I wrote a round-up of my thoughts on the best metal albums of 2011 so far, and now it’s time to revisit that list. I’ve been trying to write this for about two months, but every time I think I’ve got it sussed, I read about some […]
Last year I wrote a list of my top ten metal albums for the first half of 2010, then revisited my top ten metal albums of 2010 at the end of the year. It was interesting to see how my tastes changed over the next six months – what albums […]
I haven’t done one of these in too long. Photo by Jess Manning If you’re new here, Up the Irons! is a shout-out to everything that’s good in life, because life is quite grand, really, and as long as we have mead, meat, men, maidens and metal, we’ll […]