Album Reviews

Angra – Omni

18th February 2018 Reinier de Vries

The ninth album of Brasilian power/progressive metal band Angra is the first EOTYL (end of the year list) material. Personally I find this one of their top 4 albums. There are a lot of fast [Read »]

Album Reviews

Heavatar – Opus II – The Annihilation

14th February 2018 Reinier de Vries

Stefan Schmidt (Van Canto) is the mastermind behind this classical power metal band Heavatar. Adding influences of Chopin, Beethoven and Mozart to metal music isn’t new of course. Especially guitar virtuosi like Yngwie Malmsteen and several [Read »]

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Heavatar

14th February 2018 Reinier de Vries

Heavatar, the classical inspired metal band revolving around VAN CANTO mastermind Stefan Schmidt (vocals, guitar), drummer Jörg Michael (former Stratovarius), Sebastian Scharf (lead guitars), Daniel Wicke (bass)… and some of the greatest classical composers of [Read »]

Album Reviews

Loudness – Rise To Glory

10th February 2018 Reinier de Vries

The Law of Devil’s Land and Dissilusion are still my favorite Loudness albums. Especially ‘Crazy Doctor’ and the magnificant intro ‘Exploder’ followed by ‘Dream Fantasy’ were my favorite songs. Singer Minoru Niihara had such an accent that [Read »]

Album Reviews

Alice Cooper – Paranormal

3rd August 2017 Kenn Jensen

Alice Cooper, the Godfather of Shock Rock, is back! Approaching 50 years in rock ‘n’ roll is an accomplishment not many reach, but one Vincent Damon Furnier is quickly approaching. He has always been an extraordinary [Read »]