The Metal Observer http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o Your guide through metal! Thu, 21 May 2015 16:22:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 TMO Albums Of The Month: April 2015 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/april-2015/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/april-2015/#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:00:44 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=18125 Selections from all over the metal map make up this month’s best offerings. Ghost Bath – Moonlover by Neil Bird   Combining melody with intensity, Moonlover is a more-than-worthy follow up to Ghost Bath’s debut that shows why they are … Continue reading
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TMO’s Essentials – Thrash Metal http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/tmos-essentials-thrash-metal/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/tmos-essentials-thrash-metal/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:00:31 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17369   If you are anything like us, you are madly in love with music. Although she is always there for us, lady music can be a cruel mistress as well. With the sheer amount of great albums out there, navigating … Continue reading
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Yob / Witch Mountain / Inoculara – Live Review – Tucson, AZ April 5th, 2015 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/yob-witch-mountain-inoculara-live-review-tucson-az-april-5th-2015/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/yob-witch-mountain-inoculara-live-review-tucson-az-april-5th-2015/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:51:44 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17649 Yob conquers Tucson. Neill has the lowdown on a night of heavy hitters. Yob is a legendary band in the doom/stoner genre. There is no secret that their sound is influential and their prowess is undeniable. For the first time … Continue reading
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FESTIVAL SPECIAL: Inferno Festival 2015 – Day 4 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-4/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-4/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:00:50 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17883 Inferno Festival Day 4, April 4th 2015 Photos by Eivind Nakken.   In the months leading up to this year’s festival, the Inferno management arranged a contest where fans could vote for a band. The winner would earn an opening … Continue reading
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FESTIVAL SPECIAL: Inferno Festival 2015 – Day 3 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-3/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-3/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:00:57 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17854 Inferno Festival Day 3, April 3rd 2015 Photos by Eivind Nakken.   After a hearty breakfast, it’s time to infiltrate Rockefeller Music Hall yet again. Today the show is kicked off by NOLA supergroup Goatwhore, who are just starting their … Continue reading
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FESTIVAL SPECIAL: Inferno Festival 2015 – Day 2 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-2/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-2/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:00:38 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17832 Inferno Festival Day 2, April 2nd 2015 Photos by Eivind Nakken.   Still nursing a gently throbbing headache from the night before, an impressive crowd is already gathering at Rockefeller as the clock strikes six in the afternoon. The honor … Continue reading
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FESTIVAL SPECIAL: Inferno Festival 2015 – Day 1 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-1/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/festival-special-inferno-festival-2015-day-1/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:42:34 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17810 Inferno Festival Day 1, April 1st 2015 Photos by Eivind Nakken. In Norway, the Easter week is traditionally reserved for skiing and snuggling up in a cabin somewhere away from civilization. For some of us, however, the holiest weekend is … Continue reading
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“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 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/cacass-interview/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/cacass-interview/#comments Sun, 12 Apr 2015 05:00:06 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17782 The Carcass axeman gets stuck in to At The Gates, Avenged Sevenfold and people who don’t like Swansong. I recently conducted an interview with Carcass guitarist Bill Steer for Australia’s HEAVY Magazine, prompted by their upcoming ‘Deathcrusher’ Australian/New Zealand tour … Continue reading
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TMO Albums Of The Month: March 2015 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/tmo-albums-of-the-month-march-2015/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/tmo-albums-of-the-month-march-2015/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:00:49 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17538   Bigger names and a few hidden gems dominate this month’s best offerings And Shawn goes rogue. Again. Enslaved – In Times by Nathan Hare   Not many bands have been as good for as long as Enslaved. In Times, … Continue reading
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TMO’s Essentials – Black Metal http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/tmos-essentials-black-metal/ http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/tmos-essentials-black-metal/#comments Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:00:11 +0000 http://www.metal-observer.com/3.o/?p=17069   If you are anything like us, you are madly in love with music. Although she is always there for us, lady music can be a cruel mistress as well. With the sheer amount of great albums out there, navigating … Continue reading
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