Monthly Archives: January 2013

My Personal Favourite Albums of 2012 – Some Honourable Mentions

Like most of these lists, there’s always a few albums that were really unfortunate to miss out and you regret not finding a spot for them on your list. I won’t go into too much detail, but if your checking … Continue reading

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My Personal Favourite Albums of 2012 – Final Thoughts

This is the end, I promise! So, what conclusions have I drawn from reviewing these albums as well as this year in my music in general? Well, there’s not a huge amount but still some interesting points, which are as … Continue reading

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1 – Kyuss – Welcome To Sky Valley (1994)

This is the sound of a jeep roaring across desert plains. The sound of friends sat by a campfire, watching the sun rise & set with a few beers losing track of time. Another milestone in the stoner rock scene, … Continue reading

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2 – Tool – Lateralus (2001)

I’m actually completely intimidated about reviewing this album. I’m wondering if I can actually justify how good this is just using words. That sounds completely melodramatic, but sometimes the best way is to just let someone experience something for themselves … Continue reading

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3 – Meshuggah – Destroy Erase Improve (1995)

I will open this review by saying this won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. This album is loud, obnoxious and repetitive. It also lacks melody, is almost emotionless (except maybe anger) and cold. So, what’s it got going for it … Continue reading

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4 – Death – Symbolic (1995)

Thinking-mans death metal isn’t a term you hear often. Death metal is known for been savage, a little dumb and depending on who you ask, even a little fun. But, if there ever was an album which effortlessly combined the … Continue reading

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5 – Dub War – Pain (1995)

If there ever was a hidden gem for metal heads who like something a bit different, this is it. This album effortlessly combines metal, reggae and touches of electronic & hip hop to create a completely unique fusion of music. … Continue reading

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