Tag: Power

Cage – Darker Than Black Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. From the most unlikely of places, San Diego, California, comes Cage, classic metal’s hottest new act. “Darker Than Black” combines influences from across the realm of metal, from classic to

Sonata Arctica – WinterHeart’s Guild Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. The band formerly known as Tricky Beans releases their latest album, WinterHeart’s Guild. Sonata Arctica, a Finnish power metal band, has been playing their brand of keyboard-heavy power metal since

Evergrey – Recreation Day Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon I’ve been anticipating this album for a long time. Evergrey blew me away with their last opus, In Search of Truth, a concept album dealing with alien abductions. I’ve always

Stratovarius – Elements Pt. 1 Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. From my experience with power metal, I have found that there are two types of fans of power metal: the fans of Kai Hansen-era Helloween, and fans of Michael Kiske-era

Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia – Metal Opera: Pt. II Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Avantasia, Tobias Sammet’s power metal super group has struck again with the Metal Opera Part 2. This release contains artists from such well known groups as Stratovarious, Rhapsody, Gamma Ray,

Kotipelto – Waiting For The Dawn Review

Originally written by Russ Wallin. Kotipelto is a side project that Timo Kotipelto, of Stratovarious, put together to pass the time until Stratovarious returns from a break in 2003. Kotipelto is comprised of 9…that’s 9…guys

Blind Guardian – A Night at the Opera Review

Originally written by Ty Brookman With the tremendous amount of success Blind Guardian has endured through Europe and Japan it seems as if they have set their sights on the American market this time round.