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Review: Beyond The Black “Hørizøns” [Napalm Records]

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“Beyond The Black emerges from their cocoon and reaches the next level with the upcoming album Hørizøns”, they said. “…unequalled, differentiated spectra of symphonic and melodic rock spiced with sonorous ...
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Review: Allen/Olzon “Worlds Apart” [Frontiers Music srl]

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Allen/Olzon project has grown from another project of vocalists Russel Allen (Symphony X, Adrenaline Mob), Jorn Lande (Masterplan, Avantasia) and songwriter, guitarist and producer Magnus Karlsson (Promal Fear, ...
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Review: Cyhra “No Halos In Hell” [Nuclear Blast]

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Cyhra, which can be considered as a “superband”, formed in 2016. Next year, 2017 their debut album Letters To Myself was released and now, two years later their ...
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Review: The Dark Element “Songs The Night Sings” [Frontiers Music srl]

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Two years ago The Dark Element‘s debut self-titled album was released. Honestly, I took this band, with former Sonata Arctica‘s guitarist Jani Liimatainen and Anette Olzon as some ...
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Review: Scarleth “Vortex” [Rockshots Records]

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I have a strong connection with Ukrainian metal scene so I heard about Scarleth. I know that the band released two albums and then there were some line-up ...
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Review: Infected Rain “Endorphin” [Napalm Records]

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Everybody like the stories of success and metalheads aren’t the exception here: it’s always great when the band got famous all over the world after long, hard work ...
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Review: In Flames “I, The Mask” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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It’s been a long time since slamming In Flames became good rule; for mainstream sound, back off their roots and all that stuff. But, as Albert Camus said ...
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Review: Delfinia “Deep Elevation”

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Konstantin and Daria Naumenko are well-known persons in Ukrainian metal: they both play in Power Metal band Sunrise. Daria also has her own project called Novi; Konstantin also ...
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Interview: Amaranthe

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In October Amarathe released their new sixth album Helix and almost immediately went to tour with Powerwolf and Kissin’ Dynamite. Shortly before the album was released, we asked ...
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Review: Amaranthe “Helix” [Spinefarm records]

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Amaranthe can be treated differently: the mix of dance or sometimes forthrightly commercial pop melodies, heavy riffs and electronic sound with three vocalists create very contradictory feeling. Though ...
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Review: Beyond The Katakomb “Beyond The Katakomb”

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Beyond The Katakomb is a Heavy/Power Metal brainchild of L-G Persson, vocalist from the band Storyteller. Formed not a long time ago the band starts to record their ...
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Interview: Temperance

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For the last time a lot of things happened in Temperance. First of all it’ s a line-up change. However such pivotal changes did not affect the performance ...
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Review: The Dark Element “The Dark Element”

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Anette Olzon, despite her strong statement about finishing the music career, still continues to do what she do best – to sing. So, on November, 10, the The ...
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