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Manilla Road – The Blessed Curse/After The Muse (2015)

[The dismissive review in italics immediately below the revised version was written in haste and without any research. The┬álatest Manilla Road is a two-disc compilation, the first part entitled The Blessed Curse consisting of heavy metal in the┬áband’s patented style. … Continue reading

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Why Manilla Road matter

We praise the blood that metal brings The essence of creative quality Is life so pure we cannot seek Our hopes, our dreams to make our fantasies reality – Manilla Road ‘Metal’ For the songs, the world-building, and the mythology … Continue reading

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Manilla Road – Mysterium Review (2013)

Does a legend ever die? And if it does, what then survives? A flicker haunting the void to remind one of the flame that flourished, consuming always but not always divined? Is it nurtured by misty-eyed adherents, a ghost of … Continue reading

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