Debut album from a young
Swedish band that has it's strong roots in the city that has produced some of
Germany's most important and influential power metal bands ever: Hamburg.
Founded by a young man, who was born the same year, the album I feel got the
whole German power metal wave rolling: "Walls of Jericho" by Helloween, was
And maybe it's no
coincidence that their strongest influence is that exact band... One of the very
first metal album founder and vocalist
heard was "Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part 2", and Morning Dwell does not
try to hide their influences at all, no they wear them on the outside with
Morning Dwell has
taken the best of the late 1980s German power metal sound and added influences
from bands like Gamma Ray, Blind Guardian, Stratovarius and HammerFall to their
Helloween influenced sound base. Original? Not a chance... But catchy and
addictive just like those bands were in their hay-days? You bet!
They bring old guys like me
on a trip down memory lane, and the album is simply a lot of fun to listen to.
So if you are an old geezer, who still has a soft spot for classic power metal
then do yourself a favor a give this band a listen... you won't regret it, I