MAGIC KINGDOM – Savage Requiem

Sunday, January 31, 2016 : 0 Comments Magic Kingdom - Savage Requiem

Belgian guitarist Dushan Petrossi is a very active musician, having two bands to write music for: IRON MASK and MAGIC KINGDOM. The first is set up as a Hard Rock band with neo-classical influences, while the other aims more to … continue reading

SHAKRA – High Noon

Sunday, December 27, 2015 : 0 Comments Shakra - High Noon

The Swiss Hard Rock band SHAKRA parted ways with its vocalist Mark Fox in 2009 due to personal (or musical?) differences. In came John Prakesh, who did an excellent job replacing Mark, as you can read in my reviews of … continue reading

BLOODBOUND – Stormborn

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 : 0 Comments Bloodbound - Stormborn

BLOODBOUND, the Swedish Heavy / Power Metal band, has been around for a long time. Last year, in 2014, they celebrated their tenth anniversary. But it wasn’t until 2006 that a first album would see the light of day: “Nosferatu”. … continue reading

HELSTAR – This Wicked Nest

Saturday, May 10, 2014 : 0 Comments Helstar - This Wicked Nest

In 2012 the Power Metal band HELSTAR celebrated its 30th anniversary with the live release “30 Years Of Hel” (see my review here), consisting of 20 songs covering most of their back catalogue. A required purchase for any HELSTAR fan … continue reading


Thursday, May 1, 2014 : 0 Comments Brainstorm - Firesoul

The German Power Metal band BRAINSTORM have returned, and have chosen the right path again, aided by the man aka Achim Köhler who guided them on some of their best albums: “Metus Mortis” (2001) and the splendid “Soul Temptation” (2003). He … continue reading

SINBREED – Shadows

Sunday, April 20, 2014 : 0 Comments Sinbreed - Shadows

The German Power Metal band SINBREED started in 2000 as NEOSHINE, but due to a legal conflict with an American firm a new name needed to be chosen, hence SINBREED. This happened in 2008. In 2010 Ulterium Records released the … continue reading

IRON SAVIOR – Rise Of The Hero

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 : 0 Comments Iron Savior - Rise Of The Hero

The German Heavy/Power Metal band IRON SAVIOR is still alive, no worries. It’s been four years since “The Landing” (see my review here), which came out four years after the preceding album, “Megatropolis” (see the review here). Whether or not … continue reading

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