Tag: Power

Pharaoh – The Powers That Be Review

At some point in every human’s existence, we discover the value of “not worrying about it.” Our parents hammer the lesson home early when we first start wondering about life’s less attractive elements—undue illness, death,

Bloodbound – Creatures Of The Dark Realm Review

Bloodbound have quietly amassed a good but not great discography. So while Creatures of the Dark Realm is the band’s ninth full-length album, experience speaks less to quality than to commitment to craft. That isn’t

Flotsam & Jetsam – Blood In The Water Review

Whatever fires were relit somewhere around the self-titled record; whatever mystical chalice was drunk from to restore the waters of life; whatever devilish bargain was struck to recover the spark of a long-lost youth… …it’s

Silver Talon – Decadence And Decay Review

There’s a lot to like about Silver Talon, not the least of which is that the band manages to get the most out of its three guitarists. And while the Portland, Oregon-based band may have

Project: Roenwolfe – Edge Of Saturn Review

[Cover artwork by Sam Nelson] There was a time when the words “thrash revival” mostly conjured thoughts of a seemingly endless slew of Bay Area revivalists such as Warbringer, Evile, Bonded By Blood, Untimely Demise,

Paladine – Entering The Abyss Review

[Artwork by Jimmy “Dreadjim” Ling] Heavy metal and escapism have been instinctive chums since day one, but a next level of camaraderie exists as it relates power metal (US and Euro variations), more so than

Warrior Path – The Mad King Review

[Cover artwork by Dimitar Nikolov] Somewhere out there right at this very moment, a power or power-related metal band is putting together a new album and hoping the material is extraordinary enough to tempt the

Tower Hill – Fighting Spirits Review

Cover art is “Geser Khan” by Russian artist/mystic Nicholas Roerich Where does power come from? Not the electricity powering the device you are undoubtedly reading this on, per se (much to my chagrin, we still don’t