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Name: Dennis van 't Hoofd

Dennis They said it would pass, that it would just be a phase in my life. This noise pollution. I knew better. Metal will never go away and will never get boring. There’s new bands and new releases to discover every day. And honestly, is there anything better in the world than to go out in the weekend to enjoy a metal show or a festival and meet up with likeminded people and talk about metal? Or travel to the other end of the world and getting to know people with the same hobby – because once they see the cool band shirt you’re wearing you instantaneously have something to talk about with fellow metal heads? Music unites and lets you forget about all the misery in the world. And since we don’t have so much time on this planet we might as well make it a metal party.

I enjoy my metal in its’ purest form, heavy metal, thrash, death and black metal. My taste is rather conservative and I cherish my classics. The search for the next classic album continues though. The urge to find new music to stimulate my metal addiction is ongoing. And to have an opinion about new releases too. In the year 200o I wrote my first articles for Lords of Metal and after absence of a few years I have returned to the Lords in March of 2017 to write for the best metal e-zine in the Benelux. Heavy metal is the law!!

Contributions this month

Reviews

Blood Chalice-Sepulchral Chants of Self-Destruction
Candle-The Keeper’s Curse
Funerary Bell-Undead Revelations
Acheron-Rites of the Black Mass
Infraktor-Exhaust
Monotheist-Scourge
Paradise Lost-Host
Pestilent Reign-Pyres
Desdemonia-Anguish
Reprisal-None Survive The Sun
Cardiac Arrest-A Parallel Dimension of Despair
Iron Harvest-Iron Harvest
Deiquisitor-Downfall of the Apostates
Just Before Dawn-Tides Of Blood
Aepoch-Awakening Inception
Manacle-No Fear To Persevere
Supreme Carnage-Morbid Ways To Die
Sadistik Forest-Morbid Majesties
Blood of Christ-Unrelenting Declivity Of Anguish
Space Chaser / Distillator-Split Album
Micawber-Beyond The Reach Of Flame
Thorium-Blasphemy Awakes
Taphos-Come Ethereal Somberness
Aggression-Feels Like Punk, Sounds Like Thrash
Paradise Lost-Believe In Nothing
Mindreaper-Mirror Construction (…A Disordered World)
Immortal-Northern Chaos Gods
Black Fast-Spectre Of Ruin
Drawn and Quartered-The One Who Lurks
Faithxtractor-Proverbial Lambs To The Ultimate Slaughter
Various Artists-Live at Wacken 2017 – 28 Years Louder Than Hell
Demise-De la Manipulación a la Ignorancia
Cast The Stone-Empyrean Atrophy
Septekh-Pilgrim
Fetor-No Poems Just Slam
Malichor-Nightmares & Abominations
Panzer Squad-Ruins
Unanimated-Annihilation
Tantara-Sum Of Forces
Those Who Bring The Torture-Pain Offerings
Radux-Disaster Imminent
Solium Fatalis-Genetically Engineered To Enslave
Cryptopsy-The Book of Suffering – Tome II
Internal Bleeding-Corrupting Influence
Resumed-Year Zero