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Damian Ritual

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Nocturnal Rites – In a Time of Blood and Fire – Album Review

By on April 18, 2018

Nocturnal Rites – In a Time of Blood and Fire
Megarock Records
1995
Sweden

Before I start the review, I was torn between doing a review of this debut album, or the second…

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Proud – Fire Breaks the Dawn – Album Review

By on March 6, 2018

Proud – Fire Breaks the Dawn
EMI Records
1984
Sweden

It’s no secret that Sweden has always been a huge hotspot for heavy metal since the early 80’s, with big bands such as…

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Don Dokken – Up from the Ashes – Album Review

By on December 11, 2017

Don Dokken – Up from the Ashes
Year: 1990
Label: Geffen
Genre: Melodic Heavy Metal

Don Dokken. Where to begin. Certainly the band Dokken needs no introduction, and I won’t review albums that…

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Lethal – Programmed -Album Review

By on December 11, 2017

Lethal – Programmed
Year: 1990
Label: Metal Blade
Genre: Heavy/Progressive Metal

Usually when people talk about 80’s progressive heavy metal, from a hard rocker or headbangers point of view, you’ll hear a lot…