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January 7, 2015 1 Comment

Steff Metal’s List of the Top Ten Metal Albums of 2014

primordial where greater men have fallen

2014 kicked arse when it came to solid, genre-bending metal releases. This is probably a relatively predictable list this year, as I don’t feel as if I’ve really been grabbed by anything super-underground recently, and most of these albums I’ve raved about already. Most of these albums are pretty high […]

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October 20, 2011 12 Comments

15 Greatest Metal Guitarists of All Time

I do not intend this to be any kind of definitive list. Eassentially it’s a list of my non-guitar-player opinion of the best metal guitarists. To me, a great metal guitar player needs a high level of technical skill, but also the ability to transform that skill into interesting riffs, […]

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September 19, 2011 0 Comments

Review: The Universe Divide – Dust Settles On The Odontophobes

Dust Settles On The Odontophobes, the debut EP from US instrumental outfit The Universe Divide, has been gaining a lot of positive attention in the ole’ metal blogging circuit lately. I am about to add to that positive press. Instrumental albums are a real risk, even in the progressive metal […]

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