Category: Features

29 January 2024 / 777
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31 December 2023 / Album of the Year

We reviewed 274 albums in 2023 and enjoyed most of them. Trends in heavy guitar music did not appear as obvious this year, with most hype focused on anonymous English…

30 December 2023 / 777

The multi-instrumentalist captures the imagination as the artist who thrives off solitude. They sleep in their home studio and live off takeaways. Hours spent staring at a computer screen are…

28 December 2023 / 777

You can chug it, stroke it, shred it, pick it, thrash it and use it to speak to other instruments. We are, of course, talking about man’s greatest extension of…

28 December 2023 / 777

The vocalist-of-the-year accolade is one that we take seriously at Scream Blast Repeat. It gives us a chance to recognise the talents of those outside the radio mainstream, although who…

21 December 2023 / 777
19 December 2023 / 777
16 December 2023 / 777
14 December 2023 / 777

Prog metal can mean so many things to different people, to the point where anything with experimentation, virtuoso musicianship, and extended boundaries can qualify. The genre welcomed the return of…