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We’re gathered here today to reveal my Top 10 Albums of 2018.
It’s Christmas time and that can only mean one thing. Here are numbers 20 to 11 in my Top 20 Albums of 2018.
The Picks feature has existed under one guise or another for a few years now. This one’s special.
You’ve seen the lower half of my Top 20 Albums of 2017. Now let’s step it up a notch. My ten best albums of the year are, as you might expect, stupidly good. So, off we go.
2017 has given us an embarrassment of riches in the world of rock, metal and hardcore.
Not everybody arrives at metal music in the same way. Some grow into it. Some later grow out of it. Some discover it through friends, or anger, or tragedy.
This British scene, whatever it is, is in phenomenal shape. We already have a scintillating Employed To Serve album this year.
2002 isn’t exactly remembered as a vintage year for many in our musical bailiwick but to some it was a temporary interruption of the dark ages.
Funny old game, nu-metal. As a moment in time it was perfection, bringing fresh ideas and even fresher fans into the alternative subculture.