2013 in Review

Journo Lists #3 - The view from the old country...

Our British correspondents list their top albums of 2013...

Ferrum Templor - The Farnham Templar

25. Hell - Curse & Chapter (Nuclear Blast)

Journo Lists #2 - Our Australian Writers go into list mode...

Have a look at the favourite albums of 2013 from some of our Australia-based writers...

Matthew Foster - Sydney Correspondent

25. Beastmilk - Climax (Svart Records)

Journo Lists: When three editors collide

We open up our writers lists this year with a look at the top albums of 2013 according to Scott Adams, Carrie Gibson and Luke May..

Scott Adams, Editor

25. Sinister Realm - World of Evil (Shadow Kingdom Records)

Metal as Fuck's Top 100 Metal Releases of 2013: Numbers 50-26

The third segment of our countdown gets us ever closer to the big one...

Metal as Fuck's Top 100 Metal Releases of 2013: Numbers 75-51

Getting closer to number one...

75. Fates Warning- Darkness In a Different Light (InsideOut Music)

Metal as Fuck's Top 100 Metal Releases of 2013: Numbers 100-76

Commencing our Annual countdown of the albums we considered the best of what has been a very good year for our kind of music...

100. Crashdiet - Savage Playground (Frontiers Records)

99. Gama Bomb - The Terror Tapes (AFM Records)

Truth Corroded's Greg Shaw: "A VIP experience with us could result in psychological trauma"

Adelaide's Truth Corroded released a storming album, The Saviours Slain, in 2013, so we asked bassist Greg Shaw to fill us in on the rest of his year too...

Welcome Mr Shaw, and can I just say congratulations on a splendid new album! But I'm sure we'll hear more about that later! For now, how about the rest of 2013, musically? Good or bad?

Metal as Fuck's Top 20 Australian Metal Releases of 2013

Our panel of Australia-based metal brains thought long and hard to sort out what was undoubtedly been a vintage year for extreme music in Australia. This is what they came up with...

20. Lo! - Monstrorum Historia (Pelagic Records)

Birth AD's Jeff Tandy: "I heard about 20 seconds of Phil Anselmo's latest thing and permanently lost four of five IQ points"...

The truculent bassist looks back with us at 2013...

Greetings Mr Tandy - long time no speak. Last time we communed you were drraming of killing hipsters... you were clearly ahead of your time!