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This update brings improved band biography presentation, along with the usual bug fixes. Seriously where do they keep coming from.
If you're a BBMA regular and use Google Chrome as your main browser, you will be interested in a new plugin or "extension" available for Google Chrome called "Search on Bestblackmetalalbums.com", which has been developed by Chrysthian Chrisley.
Check it out here.
As you can see, the extension adds a new option to the right-click menu whenever you have any text selected in Chrome, and doing a search will automatically open a new tab with the search results already loaded and ordered by score. How awesome is that?
If you like the plugin or have any feedback, be sure to go over to the extension ... [+]
Another small update, in preparation for some larger changes further down the road.
Update 06/04/2017: The issue has now been fixed.
As you may have already noticed, the site's search engine is undergoing some technical difficulties at the moment, and it may be some time before it's fixed. Meanwhile, we recommend you use the following alternatives:
- Search Black Metal albums by band » - Search Black Metal albums by genre » - Search Black Metal albums by year » - Search Black Metal albums by country »
Apologies for any inconvenience, and thanks for your patience while we fix this. [+]
This update focuses primarily on the news section and bug fixes.
This update focuses primarily on the search engine and site performance.
We've made some minor adjustments to the site, and added a couple of new features. There is now a News Archive which is self-explanatory, and there's also a Help & FAQ section which should be even more self-explanatory.
In addition to this, there have been a host of other minor changes across the site which are too numerous and unimportant to mention, but collectively they should greatly improve user experience. We've also updated the design slightly in order to make sure that the design elements are consistent and aesthetically pleasing across the entire site. As always, if you detect any ... [+]
Today marks one year since we last posted anything in our news section (which as it happens is nothing more than a timely coincidence). Despite the site's news section being left in a state of complete abandon for the last year due to time constraints and life in general, we have still been working occasionally on the site behind the scenes, adding new albums here and there, optimizing this and that, and doing general site maintenance, although most of our limited time has been spent sorting through all the album contributions which our users have been submitting, and preparing the ... [+]
UPDATE 29/05/2013: We are proud to announce that BestBlackMetalAlbums.com will be featured on the next 10 editions of "War Metal", a weekly radio show which is hosted by Matheus H. Guerra on Dark Radio Brazil, starting this Thursday, May 30th. This differs greatly from our original announcement on Sunday, where we announced that the site would only be featured on one show.
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The "War Metal" show goes live every Thursday at 21:00 BRT (every Friday at 2:00 CEST), and is dedicated almost exclusively to the world of Black Metal. Each week's show is also repeated on the Sunday at 11:00 BRT ... [+]
Just a quick note to let everyone know that we haven't forgotten about the site. We soon intend to publish all the pending news articles which we have been gathering over the last two months, and we are also going to expand our album database with 1,000 additional albums including many new releases from 2013.
We have added a few more changes to the site as some of you may have noticed, most notably the "News Search" function in the News sidebox, a "Related News" section which appears on each individual News article page showing related news items, and also News Tag links which also allow you ... [+]
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