Tag: Power

Moisson Livide – Sent Emperi Gascon Review

Let’s just come right out with it: Moisson Livide’s debut album is a magical, righteous, utterly triumphant display of blackened folk metal. Hailing from the region in the southwest of France historically known as Gascony,

Achelous – Tower Of High Sorcery Review

Achelous’s The Icewind Chronicles seemingly came from nowhere. Charming, I called it, back in the yesteryear that was 2022. Icewind was a strikingly confident and engaging collection of songs that felt, if nothing else, lovingly

Riot V – Mean Streets Review

My Riot fandom is pretty well documented, but the question remains: What’s it gonna take to make you Riot? If it takes an absolutely kick-ass album cover – courtesy of Gyula Havancsák, his first for

Ecclesia – Ecclesia Militans Review

As Ecclesia would tell it, their sound recalls Candlemass, Solstice, and Tony Martin-era Black Sabbath. And, yes—all of that is true. But there’s also something more going on here. It’s that something more that sold

Glyph – Honor. Power. Glory. Review.

[Cover artwork by Möch Luthfi / Luth Slaughter Art] Here is a random drawing of Roargar the Macho Dragon shortly after he listened to Honor. Power. Glory. for the very first time. Following this moment,

Best Of 2023: Andrew Edmunds – I Used To Be Indecisive, But Now I’m Not Sure

So the stupid title that I gave this thing is both a terrible dad joke and a sad truth, in the sense of that, whenever I’m compelled to make these year-end lists (which seems to

Best Of 2023 – Ryan Tysinger: Lenticular Matters

It’s that time when the End Of The Year starts briskly shuffling us on out to the door and into the eternal night. You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Last

We Have The Power – The Top 25 Power And Power-Related Albums Of 2023

KAPOW!!! By some inscrutable sorcery fired from far beyond our most mystical and impressive mountains, another year has managed to pass, and with it comes yet another call to power arms! So, yes, by all