Album Reviews

Avantasia – Moonglow

14th February 2019 Laura Sønderskov Hansen

Moonglow, the upcoming release of metal opera project Avantasia, is ready to take metal fans by storm. From the first glance, it is clear that creator Tobias Sammet had great plans with this album. Besides [Read »]

Avantasia

13th February 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Side project of Edguy vocalist Tobias Sammet. Avantasia was originally intended only to be a one-off double album concept, but was later reformed with a new group of musicians and continued as an ongoing project. Avantasia performed a [Read »]

Rhapsody of Fire

11th February 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Rhapsody of Fire (formerly known as Rhapsody) is an Italian symphonic power metal band formed by Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli, widely seen as a pioneer of the symphonic power metal subgenre.

Album Reviews

Metal Church – Damned If You Do

7th December 2018 Reinier de Vries

Metal Church carries the same difficult legacy as most of  my favorite bands, the first 3 albums are almost not to match. Slayer, Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus, Flotsam and Jetsam, Sepultura, Dream Theater, Helloween, Death, Agent [Read »]

Ross The Boss

26th November 2018 Markus Falkenberg

Guitarist Ross the Boss’ stature in the history of hard rock and heavy metal has been well-solidified for decades by this point – with a resume including some of the most influential and hardest-hitting bands [Read »]

Album Reviews

Brainstorm – Midnight Ghost

1st October 2018 Reinier de Vries

Are it eleven or twelve albums this German power metal band already released? One thing is for sure, they always deliver a certain quality. Andy B. Franck. has been the singer since their third album Ambiguity. He [Read »]

Album Reviews

Manimal – Purgatorio

16th September 2018 Reinier de Vries

After debut The Darkest Room and the second album called Trapped In the Shadows, it is time for the third album. Third albums are always important for a band, a kind of make or break point. With Samuel Nyman [Read »]

Manticora

23rd July 2018 Reinier de Vries

MANTICORA was formed in 1997 by Lars Larsen (vocals), Kristian Larsen (guitars) and Mads Volf (drums). In the early days the band was a foursome with bass player Rene as the last member – the [Read »]