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Articles : Nuclear Blast Records – Jaap Wagemaker’s Best Albums of 2013

By on December 11, 2013


Since its establishment in 1987 by founder Markus Staiger, Nuclear Blast Records has become one of the biggest record labels in heavy metal, supporting and promoting the likes Nightwish, Sabaton, Children of Bodom, Carcass, Amorphis, Immortal, Blind Guardian, plus Australian death metal band Psycroptic, and many more metal acts across the globe.

Metal is pleased to have Jaap Wagemaker, A&R/Production Manager of Nuclear Blast Records Europe share his top albums of 2013.

Jaap states, “Signing bands is what we do together – it’s teamwork!”.

In no particular order…

Satan – Life Sentence

Hell – Curse & Chapter

Death Angel – The Dream Calls For Blood

Carcass – Surgical Steel

Alter Bridge – Fortress

Avatarium – Avatarium

Metal Obsession wishes to thank Jaap Wagemaker for taking the time to contribute to our top albums for 2013. We wish him all the best for the new year and can’t wait to see what bands Nuclear Blast Records sign next.

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Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook