Category Archives: Metal

9 – Deftones – White Pony (2000)

Sometimes you stumble across bands you just aren’t ready for. Back in 2010, I attended my first festival. It was Download and some band were subbing to Rage Against The Machine called Deftones. I’d not checked out any of their … Continue reading

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10 – Devin Townsend – Ziltoid the Omniscient (2007)

A concept album with a storyline based on a omnidimensional, omniscient space alien who threatens to invade planet Earth in search of humankinds finest cup of coffee isn’t something you come across every day. In fact, I’m probably doing the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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