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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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October 29, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal Reviews: Forsaken Age – Back from Extinction

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 Album release party Sat Nov 3, at the Thirsty Dog One of the side-effects of being a metal blogger is that all your mates want you to review their albums. I feel weird about it, because I’d hate to say something mean about music they’d worked so hard on, or […]

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May 16, 2012 2 Comments

Steff Metal interviews Tim “Ripper” Owens

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The man needs no introductions. We all know Ripper – he was the guy who got to live the metal dream, the tribute-performer who suddenly found himself front of stage in the very band he’d idolized, the man with the voice of steel, one of the friendliest dudes in metal. […]

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January 12, 2012 1 Comment

Review: Twisted Tower Dire – Make it Dark

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According to their biography, Twisted Tower Dire have been around since the “anti-metal nineties”, but I only heard about them a couple of weeks ago from my friend Chrissy. In 1999 they released their debut album and did a seriously epic world tour to promote it, playing with the likes […]

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December 6, 2011 1 Comment

Review: Denni Elizabeth – The Girl with the Axe

There’s a Japanese pop band called Shonen Knife I used to love as a kid. They produced album after album of punchy, grunty rock tunes about ice creams and going to the toy store and seeing cute boys. I had to order their albums from these insane asian importers because […]

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