Category Archives: power metal

Tyranny of Hours – “Darkling”

Before getting this album to review, I haven’t heard any music from Tyranny of Hours before. At least, that I recall. But it has been 5 years since the last album and I have listened to A LOT of music … Continue reading

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HeKz – “Invicta”

UK prog metallers HeKz are another one of those bands that I’ve been meaning to check out in more detail but just haven’t had the time to do so. I’ve heard bits and pieces of their first two albums but … Continue reading

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Kamelot announce the release date for “The Shadow Theory”

  Below is the press release for the upcoming album by Kamelot plus the album artwork! After releasing the title of the upcoming KAMELOT masterpiece and very first shows of the The Shadow Tour in the Netherlands, Norway and the UK, it’s time to … Continue reading

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Vinide – “Reveal”

Finland’s Vinide sound a bit like a lot of different bands. Influences are bound to crop up but on their album “Reveal,” I find little revealed about Vinide other than they are a mix of Epica, Therion and Avantasia. On … Continue reading

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Almanac – “Kingslayer”

 Just over a year after their debut album “Tsar”, Almanac is back with their second outing, “Kingslayer.” Almanac is the project of guitarist Victor Smolski, formerly of Rage. The band have not one but THREE vocalists. That is part of … Continue reading

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Nocturnal Rites – “Phoenix”

You couldn’t find a better name for this album! After laying dormant for 10 years, Sweden’s Nocturnal Rites have risen like the “Phoenix.” Lead guitar Nils Norberg left in 2008 which clearly dealt the band a serious blow. Joining them … Continue reading

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Rage – “Seasons of the Black”

Rage are one of those bands that I’ve kept meaning to check out for a LONG time and for whatever reason, I just never have. I recall I really became interested in their “Soundchaser” album because it was a concept … Continue reading

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