Tag: Symphonic

Wintersun – Wintersun Review

Originally written by Harley Carlson. If you could only fathom how floored I was when I learned that members of Rhapsody and Ensiferum had joined forces with the one and only Yngwie J. Malmsteen, to bring forth the super group

Rhapsody of Fire – Symphony of Enchanted Lands II – The Dark Secret Review

Rhapsody is a band so gloriously over the top that a new label had to be created just for them – Hollywood Metal. Never before has that label been more appropriate than on their latest

Therion – Lemuria/Sirius B Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Therion have always been ambitious and now with the 2 album release (the albums are not available separately) of Lemuria/Sirius B, Christofer Johnsson and Co. have outdone themselves. That’s not

Dimmu Borgir – Death Cult Armageddon Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. The highly anticipated album from one of the biggest names in the underground heavy metal scene has arrived. In the true spirit of the three seemingly nonsensical words coupled together

Nightwish – Century Child Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Somehow, Nightwish is one of those bands that, despite a respected discography and large amount of hype, I had never heard. Maybe it’s the fact I’m put off by the

Emperor – Scattered Ashes: A Decade Of Emperial Wrath Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett The Emperor is dead, but its reign shall forever be seen within extreme metal. From 1991 until 2001, Emperor built a legacy in black metal that will never be toppled.

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,

Ancient Rites – Dim Carcosa Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Ancient Rites is a band that has been playing extreme metal for more than 10 years now. They’ve gone through quite a few hardships during this time, like losing a