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Ratings: 29
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Favorite Bands

Iron Maiden
Firewind
Lost Horizon
Manowar
Black Sabbath
Rainbow
Judas Priest
Helloween
Falconer
WASP
Deicide
Kamelot
Dream Evil
Ensiferum
Gamma Ray
Syth



Favorite Albums

Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
Falconer - Falconer
(oooh the self-titleds!)
Kamelot - Epica
Lost Horizon - Awakening the World
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Firewind - Burning Earth



About me

Scottish metal fan since, oh, erm 2001? It all started when I got a loan of Iron Maiden's Brave New World really and went from there.

Appreciative of nearly all the subgenres to one degree or another (overly poppy gothic metal and bubblegum Gothenburg melodeath being the only ones that really grind my gears) but with melodic power and heavy metal being the favourites.

Found out about the brilliant Revelationz website after meeting several of the team at Sweden Rock 2005 (a year after a couple of my fellow festival-goers did).

I do reviews! Only melodic metal though: http://www.metalcdratings.com (as Craig B). Most of the ratings listed below will have a full review on the site. [/shameless plug]




Craig's Ratings and Reviews

 Alestorm - Captain Morgan's Revenge
Craig's Rating: 8/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageALESTORMCBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Stuart: 6.5/10
Link to original review

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 Amon Amarth - Twilight Of The Thunder God
Craig's Rating: 8/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Stuart: 7/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Modulator - 9/10 - Link to review
Dark Lord - 7/10 - Link to review







 Avantasia - The Scarecrow
Craig's Rating: 7/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageAVANTASIA3CBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Steen: 6.5/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Sandra - 5.5/10 - Link to review







 Bob Catley - Immortal
Craig's Rating: 8.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageBOBCATLEYCBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Alanna: 9/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Modulator - 9.5/10 - Link to review
Little Drummer Boy - 8.5/10 - Link to review
Tommy - 8/10 - Link to review
Dark Lord - 9/10 - Link to review







 Cain's Offering - Gather The Faithful
Craig's Rating: 8/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageCAINSOFFERINGCBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Tommy: 8.5/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
YNGWIEVIKING - 8.5/10 - Link to review
ProfessorShred - 7.5/10 - Link to review
Steen - 7.5/10 - Link to review
Dark Lord - 6.5/10 - Link to review







 Diphtheria - To Wait For Fire
Craig's Rating: 6/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Steen: 6/10
Link to original review

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 Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos
Craig's Rating: 6/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageDREAMTHEATERCBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Tommy: 8/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Dark Lord - 8.5/10 - Link to review
ProfessorShred - 6/10 - Link to review
juice307 - 9/10 - Link to review







 Enforcer - Into The Night
Craig's Rating: 7/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Nina: 8/10
Link to original review

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 Evidence One - The Sky is the Limit
Craig's Rating: 6.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageEVIDENCEONECBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Alanna: 7.5/10
Link to original review

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 Falconer - Among Beggars and Thieves
Craig's Rating: 8.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageFALCONER2CBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Steen: 7.5/10
Link to original review

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 Falconer - Northwind
Craig's Rating: 8/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageFALCONERCBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Alanna: 7/10
Link to original review

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 Firewind - Allegiance
Craig's Rating: 6.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageFIREWINDCBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Tommy: 7.5/10
Link to original review

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 Firewind - The Premonition
Craig's Rating: 7.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageFIREWIND2CBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Steen: 6.5/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Dark Lord - 7.5/10 - Link to review
notrap - 8.5/10 - Link to review







 Heaven and Hell - The Devil You Know
Craig's Rating: 7.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageHEAVENHELLCBREVIEW.html

Hmmmyep pretty close to my own thoughts. Just because it's not a classic doesn't mean it's a bad album.


Original rating by Stuart: 7.5/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Dark Lord - 7/10 - Link to review
notrap - 7.5/10 - Link to review
Little Drummer Boy - 7/10 - Link to review







 Iced Earth - Framing Armageddon, Something Wicked Pt. 1
Craig's Rating: 7/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Alanna: 7/10
Link to original review

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 Iced Earth - The Crucible of Man, Something Wicked Pt. 2
Craig's Rating: 6/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Alanna: 7.5/10
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 Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier
Craig's Rating: 7.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageIRONMAIDENCBREVIEW.html

So are we just masters of stating the bleedin' obvious or what? Agree on almost every point.


Original rating by Stuart: 7/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
guitarman - 8/10 - Link to review
notrap - 6.5/10 - Link to review
Little Drummer Boy - 6.5/10 - Link to review
vaguemartin - 6.5/10 - Link to review
LemmingDeMerciless - 3.5/10 - Link to review
angelripper84 - 7/10 - Link to review







 Katana - Heads Will Roll
Craig's Rating: 9/10

My review:

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageKATANACBREVIEW.html

I think Overkill's Ironbound will be the only thing keeping this from being my album of the year. Amazing stuff.


Original rating by Nina: 8/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Stuart - 8/10 - Link to review







 Kreator - Hordes of Chaos
Craig's Rating: 7/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageKREATORCBREVIEW.html

Another eerily similar pair of reviews for us...


Original rating by Stuart: 7/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Tommy - 7.5/10 - Link to review







 Metalforce - Metalforce
Craig's Rating: 6/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageMETALFORCECBREVIEW.html

I'm not even going to point out the similarities in our reviews this time - it's just so bleedin' obvious what's wrong with this band, God love 'em.


Original rating by Stuart: 5.5/10
Link to original review

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 Nevermore - The Obsidian Conspiracy
Craig's Rating: 6.5/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/nevermore.jpg


Original rating by Stuart: 7.5/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Little Drummer Boy - 7/10 - Link to review
Tommy - 7.5/10 - Link to review







 Overkill - Ironbound
Craig's Rating: 9/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageOVERKILLCBREVIEW.html

This will probably be my album of the year, I love nearly every song on it and they all stand up to repeat listens.


Original rating by Steen: 7.5/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Little Drummer Boy - 7.5/10 - Link to review
hardrockfanatic - 9/10 - Link to review







 Riot - Thundersteel
Craig's Rating: 9.5/10

The most underrated metal album ever, ahead of its time and virtually every song a classic.


Original rating by Stuart: 9/10
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 Ross The Boss - New Metal Leader
Craig's Rating: 8/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Alanna: 7.5/10
Link to original review

Other member ratings:
Dark Lord - 7/10 - Link to review







 Steve Grimmett Band - Personal Crisis
Craig's Rating: 7/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Brian: 7/10
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 Syth - The Reckoning
Craig's Rating: 9/10

http://www.angelfire.com/music5/metalcdratings/pageSYTH2CBREVIEW.html


Original rating by Stuart: 8/10
Link to original review

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 Toxic Holocaust - An Overdose Of Death
Craig's Rating: 7.5/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Stuart: 8/10
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 Turisas - The Varangian Way
Craig's Rating: 7/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Steen: 7/10
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 Warrel Dane - Praises To The War Machine
Craig's Rating: 7/10

Craig has not added a review.


Original rating by Stuart: 7.5/10
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