Nathan’s Top 30

2015 was another excellent year. While there are some fairly obvious candidates for a top 30 I missed out on or discovered too late in the year (Nechochwen, and Obsequiae to name two) there was still plenty of good material out there this year. Here’s some of it:

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TMO Albums of the Month: February 2015


The Albums Of The Month column returns with the best picks from February 2015.
…and one leftover from January.

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“I can’t imagine being without those lyrics.” – A TMO Interview With Marcus Siepen: Part 2

Siepen part 2

In the second and final part of our interview with the Blind Guardian guitarist, we talk books, Game Of Thrones, The Wire and the integral role storytelling plays in his music.

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“Blind Guardian is a metal band. Period.” – A TMO interview with Marcus Siepen: Part 1

Siepen part 1

The Blind Guardian guitarist talks about his band’s ambitious new album, Beyond The Red Mirror, and revisiting Imaginations From The Other Side twenty years on.

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