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Terrible Headache – Der Rote Baron (Boersma Records)

So, I don’t know too much about Terrible Headache, except for two things: 1) They are German; and 2) Before this, their last album was released way back in 1998. Now, I have this mate who has a number of… Continue Reading →

Brothers Of Metal – Prophecy Of Ragnarok (AFM)

So AFM sign a Swedish Power/Heavy Metal band. No big news there. AFM sign a Swedish Power/Heavy Metal band with 8 members – well that’s a bit more out of the ordinary…3 guitarists and 3 vocalists (with a bassist and… Continue Reading →

Anvil – Pounding the Pavement (SPV)

It takes me about a minute to realise that Anvil’s first track Bitch in the Box isn’t about matricide or anything so eeeeeevil and metal. How things have changed. When I first picked up an Anvil record, Forged in Fire,… Continue Reading →

Evo – Warfare (High Roller)

Not sure why we’re reviewing this as Evo clearly is a man who genuinely won’t give a fuck what I think (quite right too). Maybe the record company wants us to say nice things. Will I? We’ll… Evo, last name… Continue Reading →

Suppressive Fire – Nature of War (Lost Apparitions Records)

Well, this was quite a surprise! When the (rather attractive) digipack CD arrived through the door, and I saw that this was an American thrash album, I must confess that I had a certain sound already stereotypically going through my… Continue Reading →

Anvil – Anvil is Anvil (SPV)

Anyone with a heart who saw the film “The Story Of Anvil” knows the endearing story of this band’s main personnel, their 35 year and recording history, their countless tours, their loyalty and their struggles. There are many long-suffering musicians… Continue Reading →

Nigromante – Black Magic Night (Shadow Kingdom)

Forget the last few decades, nothing in the last 30 years will have any bearing on what Nigromante are doing. For the crazy Heavy Metal fiends from Madrid worship true, unadulterated heavy metal, from a time when the music was… Continue Reading →

Bloodstock Open Air Sunday 12th August 2012

Sunday morning. Hungover and suffering from that nearing-the-end-of-the-festival fatigue, one is in dire need of a pick-me-up. Something loud and heavy to get the blood pumping as it were. Off to a galloping start then, are female-fronted Canucks, Kobra And… Continue Reading →

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