Power Metal

  • Twilight Force – At the Heart of Wintervale Review

    Stylistically, Twilight Force has evolved in ways that very much reflect what Rhapsody themselves went through over the years, starting as a fun, simple fantasy-themed power metal band with...
    January 23, 2023
  • Powerdong – Powerdong Review

    With a genre often known to be as fun and cheesy as power metal, it's no surprise to see the occasional parody or satire-based bands show up to have...
    December 7, 2022
  • Freternia – The Final Stand Review

    No matter how hard I try to keep up with any power metal band I can find, there always ends up being at least a few out there that...
    November 10, 2022
  • Stratovarius – Survive Review

    Survive is their first album since Eternal, back in 2015, though they did release a compilation with a few new tracks in between albums. Coming off Nemesis, which was...
    September 16, 2022
  • Blind Guardian – The God Machine Review

    fans wanting to hear more of that thrashy, speed metal sound of the band's early albums will have plenty to look forward to here, unlike past releases where you'd...
    August 22, 2022
  • Grave Digger – Symbol of Eternity Review

    At this point, the German heavy/power metal band Grave Digger doesn't need much of an introduction. It's no secret they're one of the longest-running, most prolific bands in all...
    August 3, 2022
  • Moonlight Haze – Animus Review

    Back in 2019, I was instantly impressed by the debut of the Italian symphonic power metal band Moonlight Haze, founded by two former Temperance members Chiara Tricarico (vocals) and...
    July 18, 2022
  • Victorius – Dinosaur Warfare Pt. 2 – The Great Ninja War Review

    Some albums are simply meant to be pure fun, and that's exactly what Dinosaur Warfare Pt. 2 is. Anyone expecting any deep or thoughtful lyrics clearly shouldn't bother with...
    July 3, 2022
  • Fallen Sanctuary – Terranova Review

    I was curious to see exactly what kind of sound Fallen Sanctuary would go for since Serenity has a fairly traditional symphonic power metal sound, which has evolved somewhat...
    June 22, 2022
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  • Dark Sarah – Attack of Orym Review

    Compared to the previous two albums I've heard, Attack of Orym has a much more electronic-flavored sound to it, sometimes going for a more trance-metal-infused sound with light power...
    January 27, 2023
  • Twilight Force – At the Heart of Wintervale Review

    Stylistically, Twilight Force has evolved in ways that very much reflect what Rhapsody themselves went through over the years, starting as a fun, simple fantasy-themed power metal band with...
    January 23, 2023
  • Riverside – ID.Entity Review

    Riverside started in 2001 and hails from Warsaw, Poland. The progressive metal outfit premiered with ‘Out of Myself’, an album that was independently released and led to a deal...
    January 20, 2023
  • The Winery Dogs – III Review

    Kotzen kick things off with impunity, as Portnoy and Sheehan comply to the addicting beat with a master-class instrumentation performance. The chorus here is super catchy and stands out...
    January 19, 2023
  • Jared James Nichols – Jared James Nichols Review

    Unfairly lumped in with the young bluesmen like Laurence Jones, Joe Bonamassa, etc Jared James Nichols is so much more. Yeah, his music is blues based but in the...
    January 17, 2023
  • Uriah Heep – Chaos And Colour Review

    Uriah Heep stepped in at the last minute to headline last year’s Stonedead Festival and at that particular time they were in the middle of recording ‘Chaos And Colour’...
    January 13, 2023
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