Tag: Power

We Have The Power Presents: The Top 50 US Power Metal Releases Of All Time, Part 1

A few weeks ago I had an opportunity to write about the outstanding new album from Greece’s Sacred Outcry—a process that naturally involved a fair bit of groundwork and exploration into all manner of classic

The Silent Rage – Nuances Of Life Review

Though Greece’s The Silent Rage is described by many online sources as “melodic power metal,” it is the band’s more traditional heavy metal influences that distinguish it from any perceived peers. Temperance and later Power

Sacred Outcry – Towers Of Gold Review

[Album artwork and concept by George Apalodimas] There is a scene early on in the film Conan the Barbarian that centers around the death of Conan’s mother, Greshan, at the hands of Thulsa Doom, and

Saint Deamon – League Of The Serpent Review

By comparison, the four-year gap between this, Saint Deamon’s fourth album, and the band’s last album, Ghost, pales in comparison to the ten-year gap between recordings from 2009 to 2019. Yet it still feels far

Triumpher – Storming The Walls Review

Has anyone ever asked you the seemingly basic question, “Why do you like heavy metal?” Sometimes that question comes from a place of disgust, as in, “How can you listen to all that noise?” Sometimes

Twilight Force – At The Heart Of Wintervale Review

[Album artwork by Kerem Beyit] It’s been four years since we last heard a peep from Twilight Force, Sweden’s answer to Alan Menken stuffed into a mail hauberk. Were they the first power metal band

Best Of 2022 – Chris C.: Special Tunes From Metal Goons

We live in strange times—said everyone, ever, right now. Like literally everyone. No one has not said this. Even the strange people contributing to said strangeness recognize these are strange times in their own strange

Diamonds & Rust: Savatage – Hall Of The Mountain King

Like everyone who is lucky enough to survive into adulthood, I was once a teenager. And though I will admit freely that, in retrospect, my teenage years were easier than those of many, nevertheless, for