Although for me Rhapsody Of Fire have always embodied the appeal of the Symphonic Metal genre, I felt that the band’s last few albums struggled to recapture the magic of “Symphony Of Enchanted Lands” (1998) [Read »]
This is what I call promotion for a new album. Not just a link to some ‘far from album quality sounding’ mp3’s, but a real hardcopy. Included with the hardcopy, Painted Bass Records/Jbmpromotion send a [Read »]
Autumn is a rock band from Groningen, Netherlands. The band was formed in 1995 and quickly became an important component of the blossoming Dutch gothic metal scene. Their debut album “When Lust Evokes the Curse” [Read »]
IGNEA is a Ukrainian metal band blending modern sound, symphonic, oriental, and progressive vibes.
The third album of MaYan, the band around Epica’s Mark Jansen. The album sounds like a soundtrack of symphonic death metal. With crowdfunding the band could finance the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra for the [Read »]
Biography MaYaN was conceived early 2010 by versatile musician and Epica mastermind Mark Jansen and old friend, ex-After Forever keyboardist Jack Driessen to write an album in the style they always really wanted. Mark asked [Read »]
Epica is back with their fulfilled promise of delivering something a little more “out of the box” and their latest EP “Epica vs. Attack on Titan Songs” defines exactly that description. This EP comprises of [Read »]
Nightwish are a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen.
If there is one band that knows how to combine brutal raw music with sugar sweet melodies and folky melancholy elements it is Amorphis. With Under the Red Cloud I already thought that they made [Read »]
Dreamgrave is a Hungarian metal act with an overreaching charm. Their humble beginnings started in 2012 with aims of blending numerous styles together with progressive themes. Years later they ventured into newer territories and presently [Read »]