Last year during my 365 Days of Metal video project, I covered Milwaukee, Wisconsin band Arctic Sleep and their fourth album, “Arbors.” I came across the band on Bandcamp and loved their original heavy-yet-melodic sound. At the time I likened them to a metal version of Smashing Pumpkins, with
Last week saw the release of “Clawing into Black Sun” the third album from Minneapolis/Chicago band Wolvhammer. I wasn’t exactly waiting with baited breath for a new Wolvhammer album, but it was in the back of my mind that I wanted to hear how they may have evolved. Wolvhammer
This week marks the release of the ninth album from Chicago’s Novembers Doom, “Bled White.” I have to admit I have been waiting for this album with much anticipation. I first came across Novembers Doom in 2009 after the release of their seventh album, “Into Night’s Requiem Infernal”, which
I was on vacation last week so I didn’t get any reviews written, but one of my favorite things to do while passing time at the beach is to stare out over the ocean and listen to bands I haven’t heard before. There’s something so relaxing about watching the
The Greek symphonic death metal band Septicflesh first came to my attention three years ago with the release of their eighth album, “The Great Mass.” I know; where was I for those first seven albums? Beats me, but when I finally came across Septicflesh I was most pleased. Later

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GeorgeI started this Metal Journey some 30-odd years ago. I discovered metal music as a teen, and I quickly became hooked on it, and all the various styles it has morphed into, and have been obsessing over it with OCD-like intensity ever since. 

My first review site came along in the early 2000s as an inspired scheme to score free music. That was HeavyMetalReviews.com. After a few half-hearted years I decided to take things more seriously and changed to RockMusicCritic.com. That brought in a decidedly less-than-metal crowd. So after awhile I shed that skin and took my true metal form as the Metal Disciple. My only true religion is that of the mighty metal, may it forever reign. \m/ - George