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January 14, 2014 7 Comments

Top Ten Metal Albums of 2013

I didn’t do my customary mid-year list this year, because house-building, but I thought I’d better quickly whip together my favorite albums to round off 2013. Yes, I am aware it is already 2014, but remember the house-building? Yeah, that’s only just finished. Full update soon. Here they are, in […]

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June 14, 2012 0 Comments

Erin 2 Cent reviews: Engel – Blood of Saints

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Engel are a melodic death metal band from Gottenburg, Sweeden. The band has toured Europe with the likes of Amon Amarth and Dimmu Borgir. I discovered Engel not long ago. They got my attention for showing up in the melodic death metal category when I was searching for new music […]

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June 6, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews: Fear Factory, “The Industrialist”

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The Industrialist is the second Fear Factory album written by Burton C Bell and Dino Cazares following their reunion in 2007. The last album, Mechanise, received mostly rave reviews, with commentors wondering if it was a bit of a cash in on the Cazares/Bell combo. This album blows that theory […]

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June 6, 2012 4 Comments

Erin 2 Cent reviews: Be’Lakor, “Of Breath and Bone”

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Be’Lakor are a 5 piece melodic death metal band from Melbourne, Australia. Formed in 2004, they have 3 albums to their name, and their latest offering, Of Breath and Bone released June 4, 2012. Of Breath and Bone is like a fine wine for the ears. Refined, and leaving you wanting […]

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April 23, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Illnath – Third Act in the Theatre of Madness

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Pitch Black Records have recently acquired Danish melodic death metal group Illnath, who released their third studio album in November 2011. Third Act in the Theatre of Madness takes a more melodic apprach over Illnath’s previous releases, and with a new contingent of musicians (Mona Beck – vocals, Kenneth Frandsen […]

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