Sounds from the Dark Side top albums of 2020 (until now)

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Behold! These are 10 of the most infectious pieces of music we heard so far. 

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Sounds from the Dark Side top albums of 2019 (until now)

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We’re six months in and this is the best we heard so far. In random order that is.

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre – The Brian Jonestown Massacre

So you desperately want relive the 60ties without having actually experienced it for yourself? Well, that means you’re weirdo but on the upside: The Brian Jonestown Massacre has something nice store for you anyway.    Continue reading

PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project

PJ Harvey cover The Hope SixFive years ago Polly Jean Harvey shattered England’s rural idyllic image with a grim picture of it’s disastrous long-lasting military involvement in the world. Although stirring up controversy is part of her rationale (e.g. not opposing to the English tradition of fox hunting), some critics labeled her previous work as her most brutal to this date. Nevertheless Harvey continues her politically charged crusade on a new LP titled: The Hope Six Demolition Project.
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Avantasia – Ghostlights

Ghostlights_by_AvantasiaSometimes I get the feeling that Tobias Sammet just doesn’t care much for Edguy anymore. Whilst the last few albums were okay at best, he seems to save his best material for Avantasia these days. And again, Edguy’s last album pales to 2016’s Ghostlights. Continue reading

Gloryhammer – Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards

Gloryhammer_-_Space_1992If you would have told me that one of my favourite albums of the year would be a power metal album by what’s essentially a joke band, I would have scoffed at you. As it stands, however, Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards is just that: one of the best power metal albums of the year. And yes, I know I’m late to the party. Continue reading