Album Reviews

Orion’s Reign – Scores of War Review

Orion’s Reign has not only lived up to my expectations, but they have also completely shattered them, and have produced the best symphonic power metal album of the year…

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Hollow Haze – Memories of An Ancient Time Review

There are many great melodic metal bands coming from Italy, but one band that I think deserves more attention than they get is the relatively unheralded but consistently impressive Hollow Haze. They started out as a solid progressive heavy metal band in the early 2000’s, putting out four albums in that style, with their third album “End of a Dark Era” serving as my introduction to the band.

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Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful Review

Elan is quite simply stunning. Everything melds together beautifully here. This is the sort of song that wouldn’t have felt out of place on the soundtrack to Lord of the Rings.