I do not normally bother myself with EPs. Not because there is anything inherently wrong with them; they can certainly tide you over during a long stretch between albums. For example, one of my favorite EPs is Metallica’s “Garage Days Re-Revisited” where the band bridged the gap between the
Living in the Maryland/Virginia/D.C. area I feel lucky to have a steady stream of the world’s best metal bands frequently visiting the region. While it is wonderful to have this unprecedented access to the best the metal world has to offer, I take great pride (and no little enjoyment)
If you’ve listened to our Metal Heads podcast recently you may be aware that there have been some bands over the years that I used to really dump on, but that in more recent times I have come to better understand and even appreciate. Nachtmystium happens to be one
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

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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