Album Reviews

Serious Black – Suite 226 Review

Serious Black is back and has unleashed a fantastic album in Suite 226. A tougher Serious Black is just as good as the happy. With the combined musical skills of each member and a great set of songs, it’s no wonder this album is so good. This is a strong start for the year. I’ll be curious to see where this one stands by the end of it.

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Victorius – Space Ninjas From Hell Review

Aside from that slightly anticlimactic ending, Space Ninjas From Hell is another triumph for Victorius, as it’s possibly their best, most consistently entertaining and delightfully cheesy release to date, with some of their tightest, most energetic songwriting so far.

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Brothers of Metal – Emblas Saga Review

I know this review has been repetitive in praising the vocal harmonies, melodies and overall epic feel and awesomeness of this album, but that is because words fail to do the music justice, at this point, and I’m pretty much at a loss on what to say, except that this album and band are just absolutely incredible!

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Metal De Facto – Imperium Romanum Review

If Metal De Facto is looking to “make power metal great again”, I’d say they’re certainly on the right track, as Imperium Romanum is a very fun album, which certainly brings back memories of many genre classics…

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Vision Divine – When All the Heroes Are Dead Review

When All the Heroes Are Dead is another great album, which takes Vision Divine into a slightly more straight-forward, heavy-hitting direction compared to its most recent predecessor, largely cutting back on the prog elements…

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Wind Rose – Wintersaga Review

Wind Rose caught me completely off guard with each of their last two releases, and while Wintersaga isn’t quite as immediately impressive as either of those, instead feeling more like a celebration of the band breaking through…

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Dragonforce – Extreme Power Metal Review

one band has deemed themselves as being so daring, so adventurous and so far ahead of the pack, that their music is worthy of being called “Extreme Power Metal.” That band is, of course, British band Dragonforce

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Sonata Arctica – Talviyö Review

onata Arctica has created an album which combines a lot of elements of their classic power metal era, but the addition of many pop/rock elements shows the intentions of innovation.