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  • Best albums of 2016 (so far)

    Some of Metal Obsession’s writers have put together their top albums of 2016 (so far). Here they are in no particular order. Mitch Booth Ihsahn – Arktis This might be a preliminary list but nothing will top this in...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Wacken Open Air 2016 – Metal Obsession Preview

    Wacken Open Air (Germany): August 3-6 Aussies travel. We have to. We need to. We want to. And once again the team from Metal Obsession will be converging on the Mecca that is the European Summer Heavy Metal Festival...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Summer Breeze 2016 – Metal Obsession Preview

    Summer Breeze (Germany): August 17-20 Summer Breeze is in its 19th year but this will be my first visit. My metal colleague, Anwar Rizk, has been a number of times and always talks it up so I’m hanging to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Sweden Rock Festival 2016 – Metal Obsession Preview

    Summer time in Europe means just one thing to some people. If you have been lucky enough to have found yourself in the position of being able to get to one of the plethora of fantastic metal festivals that...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Hellfest 2016 – Metal Obsession Preview

    So here I am, 11 months later (almost to the day), from when I made an impulsive decision to pack a bag and leave for France to embark on a journey that every metalhead must endure at least once...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Does heavy metal and comedy mix? Hamish and Andy meets Screaming Symphony

    Does heavy metal and comedy mix? Probably not. But drive-time comedians and no-longer-eligible-bachelors Hamish Blake and Andy Lee from The Hamish and Andy Show on the Austereo Network gave it a crack when they invited Melbourne metal hosts Gary...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • Martin Michea’s Top Albums of 2015

    2015 has been a pretty weird year for me. I have listened to a lot of music, but I still struggled to finish this list, as I felt that it was pretty difficult to find ten albums that completely...

    • Posted 6 months ago
  • Top 11 Times in 2015 Sam Maher Thought An Album Was Pretty Good—You Won’t Believe #3!

    All marketers know that this is the most important line of the article because it shows up on social media. So don’t waste it with something irrelevant!… So, now that I have clickbaited you into coming to this abortion...

    • Posted 6 months ago
  • The best albums of 2015 according to Mitch Booth

    Last year was a bit average on the music front, but it seems that was just a lull thankfully, with 2015 being a mighty return to form. As usual I’ve split my list into 10 Australian & 10 International...

    • Posted 7 months ago
  • Anwar Rizk’s Top Albums Of 2015

    This year, heavy metal fans in Australia have been spoiled for choice. A choice of not only a wealth of amazing new music, but also a great assortment of international tours and local shows. Australia’s heavy metal community continues...

    • Posted 7 months ago