Monthly Archives: January 2014

1 – Devin Townsend – Ocean Machine (1997)

Every now and then, an album comes along and completely knocks you for six. You never expect albums to make such an impact on you. Your always just looking for something enjoyable to listen to. When those special albums arrive, … Continue reading

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2 – Gravediggaz – 6 Feet Deep (1994)

What do you get when you combine a group of super talented rappers probably completely high on weed with Wu-Tang Clan style production and an unhealthy obsession with horror films? You get one of the most sinister, menacing and probably dopest … Continue reading

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3 – Alice in Chains – Dirt (1992)

Many considered grunge to be the death of metal back in the 90’s. Whilst the thrash bands of the 80’s gradually descended into identity crisis mediocrity, grunge seemed to be the “in scene”. Whilst all the big grunge bands offered … Continue reading

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4 – Leftfield – Leftism (1995)

When I say the words “dance music” followed by the words “dub” I imagine some of you will cringe as you imagine almost endless “wub wub wubs” in the form of dubstep battering down your ear drums. Some of you … Continue reading

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5 – Autopsy – Mental Funeral (1991)

It takes a truly special death metal album to stand out from the crowd. For every blood stained masterpiece, there’s probably at least one thousand boring & repetitive records which focus far too much on been brutal rather than been … Continue reading

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6 – Baroness – Blue Record (2009)

I’ve got a huge amount of respect for Baroness. For a band to bounce back from a horrific bus crash (minus two of the original members) shows tremendous strength. Just read this post from the year anniversary of the accident … Continue reading

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7 – Queens Of The Stone Age – …Like Clockwork (2013)

Ahh, Queens Of The Stone Age. One of my favourite bands. Ever since I bought “Songs For The Deaf” I would never quite be the same. So, to say I was stoked about this album and any subsequent touring would … Continue reading

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