Tag: power metal

26 May 2024 / Metal

Unleash the Archers released a classic in 2020. ‘Metallica’s Black album struck a chord with people normally dismissive of thrash and became the biggest-selling rock record of the 1990s. Unleash…

13 October 2022 / Metal

Swedish symphonic power metal quintet, Hexed, contained brother and sister, Teddy Möller (Loch Vostok) and Tina Gunnarsson on their 2018 debut. The former vacates the drum stool on album number…

16 June 2022 / Metal

Swedish quartet, Tungsten, are one of the most unique groups in metal. Not because of their sound, but because they started as the brainchild of Hammerfall/Manowar drummer, Anders Johannson, as…

25 January 2022 / Metal

Canadian shredder, Dean Paul Arnold, might be familiar if you watch Banger TV’s Lock Horns show or know of his lead guitar work as the live six-stringer for Belphegor. Besides…

2 September 2021 / Metal

Warkings’ Revenge album from 2020 was one of the strongest power metal albums of recent years and might have landed the sub-genre’s top gong if Unleash the Archers hadn’t also…

19 August 2021 / Metal
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3 February 2021 / Metal

Therion were a breath of fresh air in 2001 at the height of nu metal and skater punk. This reviewer remembers discovering the band’s 1996 masterpiece, Theli, and being blown…

30 December 2020 / Metal

Mallorca, Spain is where working class British people go to party, which means getting shitfaced and behaving like twats. Who’d have thought the island that hosts the notorious Magaluf resort…

9 December 2020 / Reviews

To sheltered, rural British folks, there’s something almost alien about Japanese rock. Wagakki Band take this further by incorporating traditional Japanese instruments – the eponymous wagakki style – into the…