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May 2, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Wardruna – gap var Ginnunga


I had an article all planned for today, but then a friend at work introduced me to Wardruna, and I cannot get the music out of my head. You could describe Wardruna as “Viking elevator music”, if you weren’t fussed about your head remaining attached to your body. Wardruna is […]

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March 28, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Stonehaven – Concerning Old-Strife and Man-Banes


For anyone who heard their self-released debut Of Oak and Iron in 2010, Stonehaven is probably a name you noted with . Raw, primal black metal from Kansas, these guys managed to capture Now they’re back with Concerning Old-Strife and Man-Banes, a sophomore album that’s every bit as intriguing as […]

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March 17, 2011 11 Comments

Review: Amon Amarth, Surtur Rising

Forgive me, for I’m about to get a little fan-girl on you ass: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!   Right, now that’s out of the way, on to reviewing Surtur Rising. Arguably one of the most highly anticipated metal releases of 2011, Amon Amarth’s follow-up to the storm of epic riffage that was Twilight […]

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