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Review: Persuader “Necromancy” [Frontiers Music]

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Power metal from Germany has influenced a lot of bands over the years. The Swedish Persuader doesn’t make an exception. On “Necromancy” you can clearly hear the spirit ...
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Review: Virgin Steele “The House of Atreus – Act II” [T&T Records]

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While David DeFeis’ ambitious perspective was an undeniable force that drove him forward during the 90’s, it would only be a matter of time before this would get ...
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Review: Iron Savior “Skycrest” [AFM Records]

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A year ago, in 2019 Iron Savior released a strong album Kill Or Get Killed with conventional for this band sci-fi lyrics and blending of Heavy and Power ...
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Review: Iron Mask “Master Of Masters” [AFM Records]

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Iron Mask was formed in 2002 as a side-project of Magic Kingdom‘s virtuoso guitarist Dushan Petrossi, but at some point it turned to a full band. Their last ...
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Review: Fates Warning “Parallels” [Metal Blade Records]

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Perhaps I’m a bit conservative with my ideas, but if you ask me bands writing more radio friendly material often results into trouble. Not even Fates Warning could ...
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Review: Virgin Steele “Invictus” [T&T Records]

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Sometimes you stumble upon an album that’s enjoyable on its own, but compared to what a band had released before just feels a bit pale, you know? Think ...
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Spotify Playlist: Top-10 Underground Tunes Of October 2020

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In no particular order! Tracks are taken from albums released during October! Svartsyn (Sweden) “Requiem” – Carnal Records – 30 October 2020 Auðn (Iceland) “Vökudraumsins fangi” – Season ...
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Review: Harmonize “Warrior in the Night”

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This is an interestingly darker take on power metal. You get all the nice power metal ingredients, like the fast riffs, belting vocals and epic lyrical themes, but ...
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Video interview with Niviane

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Interview video with Norman Skinner of Niviane! California power metallers NIVIANE are back with their new album “The Ruthless Divine”. Album features 10 brand new songs that can ...
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ARRAYAN PATH Returns With 8th Album

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The Epic Power Metal force that is ARRAYAN PATH returns with the band’s 8th full-length, a follow-up to 2018’s double-disc album “Archegonoi”. Titled “The Marble Gates to Apeiron”, the new album is ...
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Classic Review: Airwolf “Victory Bells” [Rockport Records]

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Trends during the mid/late 80s were clear for the metal bands’ musical direction. Either they were focused on the ways of extreme metal or, instead, they gave a ...
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Heavy/Power outfit HARMONIZE announce the release of debut album

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Formed in Nicosia, Cyprus in 2012, HARMONIZE originally started as a thrash metal band until gradually transforming into the Heavy/Power Metal force that they are today, although the band still ...
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Classic Review: Conception “Flow” [Noise Records]

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Once Conception had reached their peak with In Your Multitude they had seriously turned into one of the best progressive metal acts of all times. Surely this would mean more ...
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Video interview with Battle Born

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Interview video with Battle Born – Power metal from the UK. https://www.facebook.com/battlebornuk https://www.instagram.com/battlebornuk https://battlebornuk.bandcamp.com https://battlebornuk.com ...
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Review: Warkings “Revenge” [Napalm Records]

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Two years ago, in 2018 many thought that the new band Warkings is a one-time project and everything will end with their debut (and well-advertised) album Reborn. But ...
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Review: Primal Fear “Metal Commando” [Nuclear Blast]

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Primal Fear is a rare example of the band, where, what is called, the stars have aligned. In 1998 their debut album gained a lot of attention and ...
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Video Of The Week: no.1 – Powerwolf “Blessed And Possessed”

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With this post we start a new section “Video Of The Week”. George Lazurenko will write once a week a review for music videos, analyzing it as a ...
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Classic review: Fates Warning “The Spectre Within” [Metal Blade Records]

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There’s something rather fascinating about the progression Fates Warning made early on in their career. Each year marked a huge step forward for the band and whereas their ...
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Classic review: Metal Church “Blessing in Disguise” [Elektra Records]

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While the first two Metal Church albums were solid slabs of American heavy/power metal, Blessing in Disguise would define the next chapter of this band; one that would ...
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Classic Review: Conception “In Your Multitude” [Noise Records]

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It always fascinates me how fast a band is able to progress for the best and how little it takes before a band heads into the wrong direction. ...
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