Category Archives: melodic death metal

In Mourning – “Garden of Storms”

I’ve been into In Mourning for a few years now, since 2012’s “The Weight of Oceans.” That album was awesome, so much do that I went back and got their first 2 albums. The band had a very solid Opethian … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 15

  Borknagar – “True North” Label: Century Media Release Date: 27 September 2019 Borknagar should be much more popular than they currently are. For me, they are every bit as talented musically as Opeth. While Opeth has steered more toward … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 11

Allegaeon has somehow survived lack of finances and band turnover to release great album after great album. “Apoptosis” is their last and one of their greatest. The first big change was vocalist Riley McShane who stepped in on 2016’s “Proponent … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 7

For my seventh recommendation column, there’s some music here that will challenge the term “prog” and yes I acknowledge that Soilwork is not a prog metal band. I do think many fans of prog metal and extreme metal like or … Continue reading

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Top 20 of 2018: The Rob Edition

This was a very hard year to pick only 20 albums as my favorites. Some of the ones I left out would have definitely made the cut other years. But for what it’s worth, this is my top 20 favorite … Continue reading

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Psycroptic – “As the Kingdom Drowns”

Tasmania’s Psycroptic is BACK with “As The Kingdom Drowns” and wow, it’s a killer album. Sure it’s only 35 minutes but it’s a relentless, blistering album nonetheless! I enjoy Psycroptic in doses. Like any tech death metal band, they can … Continue reading

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