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June 6, 2013 1 Comment

Bands I am loving Right Now: Aether Realm and Attic

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Even though I haven’t been writing many (any) reviews lately, I am definitely doing my best to keep up with some releases. I’m breaking radio silence because I wanted to bring two bands to your attention, both of whom I felt had put out excellent albums this year. Aether Realm […]

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September 17, 2012 5 Comments

Steff Metal reviews: Ensiferum – Unsung Heroes


Unsung Heroes, the newest studio album from Finnish folk metal favorites Ensiferum, is due for North American release on September 18. Folk metal fans will have been eagerly awaiting this announcement, as the band’s last album, 2009’s From Afar, was definitely their strongest effort yet. Their sound is classic Finland […]

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August 17, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews: Windfaerer “Solar”


In 2010, a little-known New Jersey blackened death outfit called Windfaerer released their debut full length, Tribus. This album is etched permanently in my mind as one of the most underrated albums of that particular year. Windfaerer manage to create something rare – a black metal album that both sounds refreshing […]

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