Elvenking are one of those bands that always deliver an excellent album, every time, and Reader of the Runes – Divination is no exception. It contains the same seamless blend of speedy, hard hitting power metal, and epic, uplifting folk metal as usual, while having some epic symphonic arrangements, and plenty of memorable huge, epic choruses, as always.
Sometimes, amazing albums seem to come completely out of nowhere, which is exactly what has happened with Land of Eternal Dreams.
For the longest time, I used to consider Hammerfall as one of those “singles” bands, where each of their albums would have maybe 2-5 excellent songs I played over and over, while ignoring the rest, but over time I’ve grown to enjoy almost all of their work.
This is the first studio project with the participation of the Italian singer Alessandro Conti, known for his collaboration with Luca Turilli in the past
‘Ascension’ by Paladin is an excellent blend of speedy, melodic power metal, aggressive, technical thrash and some epic, powerful melodic death metal.
Steel Prophet have released a strong album with ‘The God Machine’ that leaves the listener looking forward to what the band does in the future.
Crowned in Frost is an excellent sophomore release from Frozen Crown, even if I feel it could have been slightly better. It’s clear the band has figured their sound out at this point
Beyond the Void, and it is yet another killer! Fans of Among the Dead should know exactly what to expect, as the lineup remains unchanged, and musically this is a direct continuation of that album
In part two of our Evergrey The Atlantic double feature, we look back on a recent interview with Tom Englund and Jonas Ekdahl, as they reflect on the band, the album, and the future. ED: It’s been two years since you gave us your last album, “The Storm Within”, arguably one of your best albums […]