Hugely enjoyable, ‘Darkness will rise’ is an immensely promising debut from this hotly-tipped UK band and comes highly recommended. 8
Death metal rarely gets any better than this and if metal is your life, then ‘Obituary’ is your lifeblood. 10
Prog fans need look no further, this sophomore effort from the Mute gods is an absolute gem of an album. 9
It’s easy to imagine As Lions serving as a gateway band, initiating the unfamiliar into metal and gaining a considerable following along the way, but it’s hard to imagine them appealing to more seasoned metal fans in their current configuration. 6
Mage fans can be proud of this achievement and of ‘their’ band, but beyond that, ‘Green’ deserves to be the album that spreads the word to a far wider fan base and it seems that 2017 will be the year in which the name Mage looms large over the UK metal scene. 9
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‘Times have changed’ is an essential album for any music lover’s collection and I cannot recommend it highly enough. (A Spinal Tap-ish) 11/10
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