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Favorite album: Judas Priest - Painkiller
Favorite song: Judas Priest - Painkiller
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Personal text: My reviews are rated according to Metal Storm's rating system (1-Worst Ever, 2-Pure Shit, 3-Very Bad, 4-Bad, 5-Not Good, 6-Average, 7-Good, 8-Very Good, 9-Excellent, 10-Perfect). Additionally, I rate considering that the reader actually buys albums (8-10€ for digital, 12-15€ for CDs, 20-25€ for vinyl) instead of streaming music for free or by paying a few euros a month. I also try to predict and take into account how an album will age, and if it will still be listened by anyone in ten years' time.

9-10 (green): must buy if you are a metal fan.
7-8 (yellow): should buy if you are a fan of the style(s) the band plays.
5-6 (orange): may buy if you are a fan of the band and/or a collector.
1-4 (red): various degrees of telling you to stay away.

Whole numbers are enough, no decimals needed.

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Tau Cross - Messengers Of Deception
15.01.2021 | Metal & Crust

When there is so much drama behind a release, it is usually because the material is not worthwhile. Messengers Of Deception is a staggering exception to this rule. Having been dumped by his label and bandmates, Rob 'The Baron' Miller ditched everything that was written by the departed band members, re-recorded his songs with new musicians and came up with the best crusty heavy metal record of 2020. This album is the product of an imaginary jam between Motörhead, Killing Joke, Amebix, and Primordial. And it is absolutely great.
Thumbs up: Starvynth, Mr. Doctor

Top lists

Old Nick's Top-30 Of 2020  | +5 04.01.2021
Old Nick's Top-101 Of The '10s  | +6 09.01.2020
Old Nick's Top-30 Of 2019  | +5 05.01.2020
Old Nick's Top-30 Of 2018  | +6 08.01.2019
Old Nick's Top-20 Of 2017  | +4 22.12.2017


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