Category Archives: power metal

Seventh Wonder – Tiara

I’m a bit of a late comer to Seventh Wonder. I was introduced to them via Mercy Falls, and sadly missed that performance the year they played it at ProgPower Usa. I really liked that album, even though I found … Continue reading

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ProgPowerUSA 2018 – Day Three

Each day will be listed in the order that the bands performed. And if you missed Day Two, you can find it here. . . . Manimal (Power Metal from Sweden) . I went in cold on this one. I … Continue reading

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Royal Hunt – “Cast in Stone”

Denmark’s Royal Hunt have been around quite a few years now. So have I for that matter. I first found them back when Magna Carta Records signed them and released “Paradox.” The label then reissued the previous album “Moving Target.” … Continue reading

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Manticora – “To Kill To Live To Kill”

Prior to this, I had never heard of Manticora. And on paper, not only should I know who they are but I should be a fan of theirs. Their new album “To Kill To Live To Kill” has all of … Continue reading

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Michael Romeo – “War Of The Worlds: Pt. 1”

“War Of The Worlds: Pt. 1” marks the first official solo album from Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo. I am reminded of something asked of Eddie Van Halen back in the day as to why he never did solo albums. … Continue reading

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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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