Shredding: Moonspell

Join us for another shredding feature, as we celebrate three decades of sublime gothic metal with Portuguese legends Moonspell!

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Slow Cuts of 2021

In my childhood, I was a slow eater, a fast runner, and got bored quickly. In terms of digesting metal albums, I’m occasionally on the slow side, hence why Slow Cuts of 2021 has popped up midway through February. In this article, I’ll examine 5 pretty diverse albums that needed more time to mull over than usual – albums that I ran out of time for in 2021.

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2020 Death Metal Roundup

 

Like many, I won’t look back fondly on 2020. But one of the bright spots of the year was that the OSDM revival kept on trucking. There were plenty of above average death metal releases this year and I hope there is something for fans of all types of death metal on this list. Whether you’re into crude, caveman death or avant-garde progressive death, there is something here for you! Let’s get started by taking a look at my top 30 death metal albums of the year.

TMO’s Debut Albums of the Year

Welcome to a special edition TMO year end list, a warm-up to our final top 30, and what you can consider our Christmas present to you, our fellow readers. In the giving spirit of the holiday season, we thought to give a well earned shout-out to the special elite of up and coming bands that had the audacity to begin their careers in what has been an exceptionally difficult year for the metal scene and artists all around the globe. So join us in discovering these amazing records and find your favorite newcomer. With so many brave rising stars, there’s no way you won’t find something to suit your tastes!

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Interview with Persefone

Guitarist Carlos Lozano of Persefone joins me to discuss the re-issue of the band’s debut album “Truth Inside the Shades”. Read on to learn all the fun details!

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TMO Albums Of The Month – November 2020

Bleak, gray and boring November may be, but the same cannot be said about the stream of great albums that emerged in this time of gloom.

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TMO Albums Of The Month – October 2020

Spooktober culminates with another set of incredible releases

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TMO Albums Of The Month – September 2020

Autumn blues may hit you hard, but not as hard as September’s sickest metal albums

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Metal Archeology – Triglathena

With the sheer amount of metal bands out there, it is easy to get swept away by the flood of releases every month and miss some of the true gemstones. The Metal Observer will help you dig up these gemstones with less than 100 likes on Facebook in “Metal Archeology”. Here we have Colorado, USA’s mysterious Triglathena under the microscope.

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