Category Archives: symphonic metal

Marco Hietala – Pyre of the Black Heart

And now we get the English version of this great album. Though, most of you will already be familiar with this (if you too are a fan of Nightwish), having heard the Finnish version released last year. And yes, I … Continue reading

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Restless Amoeba’s Top Albums of 2019… and other things…

Last year was a real pain in the ass trying to compile a list of my top albums of 2018. So much so, that i made a concerted effort to start tracking and building my list as I went along. … Continue reading

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Nightwish – “Decades: Live In Buenos Aires”

Well… here we are again… another year, another live release. Looking back at their discography, it seems the last few (including this one) have been every three years. Nice and steady release schedule. Again, it will primarily be the already … Continue reading

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Rhapsody of Fire – “The Eighth Mountain”

It’s been a while since I listened to Rhapsody of Fire, to be perfectly honest. When I first heard them in the mid-2000s in high school, they were the music I put on while delving into the Dragonlance books. I … Continue reading

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Evergrey – “The Atlantic”

I’ve always liked Evergrey. But I’ll admit they’ve been kind of hit or miss with me. The Inner Circle was my first exposure to them and what an incredible album that was/is. It has remained my favorite of theirs all … Continue reading

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Marcela Bovio – Through Your Eyes

Here we are just about two months after the last album she appeared on, Mayan’s Dhyana, and we are greeted with more of the illustrious voice that is Marcela Bovio with her latest solo effort, Through Your Eyes. Normally, this … Continue reading

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Leah – “The Quest”

It’s been a while since I have listened to a Leah album. Loved her earlier work and got pretty excited when King’s and Queens came out. Especially after I saw how long it was (I like longer songs). And while … Continue reading

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