WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Honourable Mentions of 2021

Before we reveal the last playlist and finish for the year, I would like to give some honourable mentions to a few albums. Here they are: Everdawn – Cleopatra EVERDAWN’s debut album Cleopatra is Symphonic Metal at it’s finest. It transports you through their account of Cleopatra through majestic symphonies, stunning vocals and excellent musicianship. … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Honourable Mentions of 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

I will repeat what I said last year, thank you for the music. Whilst things are slowly getting back to our own versions of normal, there is still uncertainty in the air. As I write this, they have reintroduced measures due to news of the new variant of a certain virus. Anyway enough virus talk … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles of 2021

There were so many great singles this year that it only seemed logical to do a top ten post on those that have made my year. The ones that you can't stop listening to yet don't want to get bored so you try to limit the amount of listens. I also do a first as … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles of 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Top 10 Singles 2021

Not only has there been an incredible amount of albums released this past year, there has been snapshots and teasers of things to come in 2022. Some singles work well as standalone pieces or add that final touch to an album. These songs have had a lasting impact and ingrained themselves in my psyche since … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Top 10 Singles 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Top 10 Albums Of 2021

One thing we can all be grateful of the pandemic for is that it gave artists and musicians of varying levels of grandeur to continue creating that thing that we all love: music. Selecting a Top 10 Albums when there has been so much released this past year was never going to be an easy … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Top 10 Albums Of 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Megan’s Top 10 Albums Of 2021

2021 was a great year for metal music, with many bands having the first half of the year to do nothing but work on new music as countries continued to enforce nationwide lockdowns to stop the coronavirus spread. The abnormal amount of new music from bands who even released albums yesterday was highly enjoyable and … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Megan’s Top 10 Albums Of 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Jacob’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

Dear readers, It’s that time of year again when the cold wind blows, migratory animals retreat to their winter homes and I eat far too many biscuits.  What can be said of 2021 that hasn’t been said already? Oh, I know. Of all the things that have ever occurred, 2021 was one of them. Perfect. … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Jacob’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2021

Time really does fly, we are now on the last album of the month post of 2021. Next month will see end of year posts. Let's see what our team members have picked for their last album of the month for 2021. Martin: Seven Sisters - Shadow Of A Fallen Star Pt. 1 It has … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Damnation Festival

I went to Leeds. I have done this many times in the past. It is a fine city. Filled with blackened churches stained by the ravages of time, black roads coated in the finest tarmac, and black metal, which is not visually black but still pretty on theme. Yes, Saturday the 6th of November saw … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Damnation Festival

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2021

So, it's Halloween. The time of year where scares and all thing ghoulish are welcome. To celebrate this joyous occasion, some of our team members have picked their favourite albums that remind them of this spooky holiday. Here's what they picked. Lotty: The Nightmare Before Christmas Original Soundtrack The Nightmare Before Christmas quickly became my … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2021