Tag Archives: power metal

CRYONIC TEMPLE – Into The Glorious Battle

May 10, 2017

Scarlet 2017 After respite, charge! Swedish power force embarks on another foray into the fray. It took this quintet a major line-up overhaul and a nine-year hiatus to fly their heroic banners high again, but while Esa Ahonen’s guitar doesn’t … Continue reading

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DARK MOOR – Project X

January 26, 2016

Scarlet 2015 “X” marks the spot in space and time but means much more for Spanish symphonic metallurgists. A concept album about aliens may signal a set of clich├ęs but this group throw such notion out on album number ten … Continue reading

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DARKTRIBE – The Modern Age

September 29, 2015

Scarlet 2015 French band uncover traditional values in the faceless today and conceptualize their gloomy dream. No matter what kind of gloom the name of this group and the title of their second album suggest, there’s no doom color in … Continue reading

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BRAINDANCE – Master Of Disguise

August 4, 2015

Progressive Darkwave 2015 Dance of doom from New York dark dreamers rocking into the recess of excess. A decade-long gestation may prompt one to lay it on the line and even cross it. That’s how it goes for this band … Continue reading

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ASTRAL DOMINE – Arcanum Gloriae

September 25, 2014

Bakerteam 2014 Valorous mysteries from Italian who spew brimstone but come out alive and well. Circles and rings, dragons and kings: you know the framework. And it’s great that sometimes there’s someone out there to bend it into a wrought … Continue reading

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