Category Archives: power metal

Interview with Jonah Weingarten of Pyramaze

Congrats, Jonah on the new album “Contigent,” I like it a lot. What’s been the reception? Thank you so much! The reception has been great honestly, fantastic reviews across the board. I receive loads of messages every day from fans … Continue reading

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Labyrinth – “Architecture of a God”

Italian prog power metal legends Labyrinth have been around a long time. I recall getting “Return to Heaven Denied” back in 1998 and not really being sure if I liked it initially but it grew on me. Then I remember … Continue reading

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Pyramaze – “Contingent”

When it comes to music reviews, I believe that the following disclaimer is a double-edge sword: “I don’t normally listen to this genre.” Why would that matter? Maybe that would let me off the hook if I gave Pyramaze’s new … Continue reading

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Frontiers Music Srl To Release New Labyrinth Studio Album “Architecture of a God” April 21st

BREAKING NEWS: Frontiers Music Srl is particularly pleased to announce that after a seven year hiatus, Labyrinth, the legendary Italian metal band, will return with a brand new studio album, “Architecture of a God” on April 21, 2017. In the … Continue reading

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Sonata Arctica – “The Ninth Hour”

I have admittedly never been much of a power metal fan. Although the big, galloped rhythms, massive keyboard patches and fantastical lyrics never really grabbed me, I still appreciate the musicality and technicality inherent in what these bands do. With … Continue reading

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Temperance – “The Earth Embraces Us All”

I’m trying to figure out why people still listen to symphonic power prog in 2016. Ever since some bands released great music in this genre during the 2000s, many others have been trying to imitate them ever since. Temperance look … Continue reading

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Sonata Arctica announce new album ‘The Ninth Hour’!

Only two years after the release of ‘Pariah’s Child’ plus a massive world tour, the Finnish melodic metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA are already back for more – their ninth masterpiece entitled ‘The Ninth Hour’ will see the light of day … Continue reading

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