arch enemy - doomsday machine

Arch Enemy: Doomsday Machine (2005)

2005 was a huge year of trial and error for me.  In a lot of ways it mirrored the mid 80s, where I would browse a record store and see a cover that stood out, a band logo or a label and I’d give it a try.  2005 was the same, but in place of the record store it was magazines like Decibel and Terrorizer.  I’d read about a band, feel the words of reviews echo a certain way in my head and find the album.  Sometimes the album worked in the way I thought.  Sometimes it worked, but different.  Sometimes it didn’t.

So enters Doomsday Machine, the 2005 album by Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy. Continue reading “Arch Enemy: Doomsday Machine (2005)”