00:03 - Korah Yeah, MS ratings on new albums are totally f****ed! You just have to watch ratings from 2000 and ratings from 2016! Metal was'nt so much better than today releases.
23:53 - Czerny Reiter There's a dearth of reviewers on the site and most of what gets reviewed ends up getting a good grade (on the grounds that pro-bono reviewers mostly review what appeals to them).
23:48 - Overrwatcher I feel as if SSUS's review backlash is a perfect example of this. When he gave a 2/10 people didn't say much. When he gave a 9/10 people questioned his review integrity.
23:42 - Overrwatcher I will always bring up BMTH's "There Is A Hell" in this regard. Very well received literally everywhere but MS. Here it's one of the lowest rated albums in the database.
23:38 - Overrwatcher Bands can put out similar quality records to 10 years ago yet get over 1 point less. People have been much more negative recently. And MS also seems to shit on some albums at random.
23:36 - Overrwatcher I'd say that MS is generally somewhat close to the general consensus, with exceptions. Melodeath gets overrated, metalcore underrated. And there is a notable difference in modern album scores.
23:28 - !J.O.O.E.! One could argue that that album's appeal is underground =V
Earlier this year, Ihsahn announced that he was already working on the follow-up to Eremita. In his latest update, the Norwegian musician has revealed that the new album is finished already! The yet untitled new album is currently in the hands of Jens Bogren and will soon be on its way to Candelight Records. Ritxi Ostáriz is taking care of the artwork. You can expect an autumn release but the exact date and title will be announced later.
So you can expect to hear new music from Ihsahn this year. Judging by the photo, the new album could be called Introspective.
Wish his wife would release albums as fast as he does.
Hey, maybe that's why he didn't go to jail with the rest of Emperor. When the cops wanted to know his alibi, he gave 'em a sack of demo tapes and half-finished songs.