Album Reviews

Shadowblade – Frozen Serenity

Where the album succeeds is in its ability to constantly offer up some interesting changes that really keep the flow going without any stagnation whatsoever…

Album Reviews

Mooncry – Rivers Of Heart

I’m glad to say that this time around everything has been significantly improved and now the band can begin their assault with a pretty darn good record behind them. There’s still not quite enough here for this to be a massive album for them, but if they can keep improving at such a fast pace maybe they do have an epic album coming in the future…

Album Reviews

Hibria – Blind Ride

For some reason Brazilian metal band HIBRIA have remained under a lot of people radars, but that may well be all set to change with their new album BLIND RIDE which is by far the best work the band have ever done and a very worthy addition to the collection of any power metal fans across the globe…

Album Reviews

Steel Tormentor – Return Of A King

STEEL TORMENTOR follow on where bands like IRON MAIDEN, DIO, JUDAS PRIEST and many others left their mark at the beginnings of the new wave of metal back in the day, and while a lot of bands have tried to do a similar thing, not very many of them have the finesse and obvious love for their subject matter as what STEEL TORMENTOR does…

Album Reviews

Heavenfall – 7 Sins

This often over-indulgence of keyboard does work well in places and really adds a cinematic and melodic wall of sound to songs that may otherwise just sound like standard power metal fare, but at times it can feel a little like overkill and makes the product as a whole seem a little too electronic to be a natural metal album…