Having considered it long and hard, I’ve decided that any form of introductory paragraph with any real substance would simply detract from the list below. As such, all I’ll say is that 2018, like every year, has given us some top quality metal releases. So have a look at my top picks for 2018, and hopefully you’ll find a new band to obsess over…
November was a strong month for metal. Both death metal and doom are well-represented below, but as we’ll see more than just those two genres produced some great records in the past month. November saw a strong showcase for UK talent too, as five of the below bands are all from this country. Continue reading “Monthly Overview – the Best of November 2018”
The UK’s Damnation Festival has once again rolled around, and it’s time for all good music fans to get themselves to Leeds and bask in the amazing lineup that the festival gods always seem to be able to pull together. As you can see from the above poster, this year boasted some great talent.
The running times I’ll post below, so you can get an idea of how the day ran. The festival was once again sold out this year, and really felt it. Continue reading “Damnation Festival – Leeds University, 03/11/18 (Live Review)”
Hot on the heels of 2017’s The Fool, we unexpectedly, (to me anyway), have a brand new album from Ohhms. The Fool was an album that I initially enjoyed a great deal, but soon proved itself to be a real grower, and over time truly revealed itself to be a rich, multifaceted, and hugely enjoyable release. Continue reading “Ohhms – Exist (Review)”
This is a sterling release from this new band that combines elements of Continue reading “Ohhms – Bloom (Review)”