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METAL BLOG, Vol. 9 - by Steff Chirazi

At last the Chirazi stereo has exploded into life, and it has taken the most unlikely pair of releases to set it off. First there is Abbath’s eponymous debut album, which is quite simply sensational, a smorgasbord of crisp, brutal, bludgeonous black metal delivered with range, whip, crrraaaacckk and genuine raw excitement.

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\m/ Heroes \m/

METAL BLOG, Vol. 8 - by Steff Chirazi

Photos by Pep Bonet

I have only recently started emerging from the fog of it all.

We all lost Lemmy.
You lost a hero and a friend.
I lost a dear old friend, a hero, a major influence and a role model. He taught me that my lifestyle, that of living and working within my own hours, was possible, that I just needed courage and a fierce dedication to my work. It was hard.

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C.O.P. UK - 'No Place For Heaven'

Out Now!

With their power, melodies, hooks, songs and unmistakable aura of arena-sized magnitude, C.O.P. UK have released “No Place For Heaven” their third album, and their first with new established UDR GmbH Label Service BLOWN AWAY MUSIC, on January 22nd 2016.

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By Steffan Chirazi

The words wouldn’t come.
I sat in suspension.
I laughed about a few things I knew, things which would’ve made him raise an eye-brow and crack a grin, and memories came and went in no order.
The time Phil Campbell and I were sent back to Brixton Academy post-gig to retrieve ‘an important thing’ Lemm had left behind in the dressing room (two sliced-white, cellophane-wrapped cheese sandwiches).

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