“It’s safe to say that neither Jeff or myself are really fans of a lot of what’s going on” – A TMO Interview With Bill Steer


The Carcass axeman gets stuck in to At The Gates, Avenged Sevenfold and people who don’t like Swansong.

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TMO Albums Of The Month: March 2015



Bigger names and a few hidden gems dominate this month’s best offerings
And Shawn goes rogue. Again.

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TMO’s Essentials – Black Metal


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Evan’s Favorite Records of MMXIV

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There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call Evan’s Favorite Records of MMXIV.

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TMO’s Essentials – Doom Metal


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Shawn’s Top 20 Albums of 2014


One of a series of articles that gets down and dirty, where Metal Observer writers’ favorite music of 2014 is uncovered. Here, Shawn lists his favorite albums of the past year.

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