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Colin
I have been listening to metal since the age of... 14 or so. Besides music, I'm also interested in boxing, fitness, meeting new people and enjoy reading about a variety of topics.

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Classic Review: Amorphis “The Karelian Isthmus” [Relapse Records]

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It’s always fascinating to hear the differences between two outputs that stylistically represent the same specific era of a band. Such was the case with Amorphis, as Privilege ...
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Classic Review: Conception “In Your Multitude” [Noise Records]

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It always fascinates me how fast a band is able to progress for the best and how little it takes before a band heads into the wrong direction. ...
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Classic Review: Asphyx “Last One on Earth” [Century Media Records]

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Whereas Martin van Drunen-era Pestilence was quite an advanced death metal band, Asphyx was quite something different. Devoid of any sophistication this band alternated between the shady grooves ...
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Classic review: Edge of Sanity “The Spectral Sorrows” [Black Mark Production]

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I’m not sure how well Edge of Sanity’s early records were received back in the early 90’s, but one thing should be rather obvious: Edge of Sanity never ...
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Review: Twilight Kingdom “The Guardian”

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I like progressive metal. I really do – but the problem with the style is that once one has become familiar with the well known works, it becomes ...
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Classic Review: Sentenced “Shadows of the Past” [Thrash Records]

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Long before Sentenced embraced their inner gothic, they were yet another death metal band that showed no hint of what they’d end up like in the years ahead. ...
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Review: Mefitis “Emberdawn” [Chaos Records | Night Rhythms Recordings]

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It’s been a while since death metal has risen from the grave again and we’ve been bombed with bands aping Entombed, Dismember, Death and so on; something I’m ...
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Review: Tiamat “Wildhoney” [Century Media Records]

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While it is easily assumed that any band that gets rid of its heaviness and rawness loses its appeal rather quickly, Tiamat were one of those bands that ...
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Review: Funeral Leech “Death Meditation” [Carbonized Records]

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Maybe it’s just me, but I can’t help but think that recent doom/death metal of decent quality has been mostly defined by the grittier kind of bands of ...
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