ASTRALION – Astralion

Saturday, March 14, 2015 : 0 Comments

ASTRALION is a Finnish Melodic Power Metal band that was formed in 2011, after the demise of OLYMPOS MONS in 2010. The new band consists of members of OLYMPOS MONS (defunct), HUMANGOD, THE ADDICATION and TORNED. The band was barely … continue reading

FIREFORCE – Deathbringer

Sunday, June 15, 2014 : 0 Comments

The Belgian formation FIREFORCE, playing Heavy/Power Metal since 2008, have returned to the battlefield. After their debut album, “March On”, in 2011, and many gigs later, including the one at Wizzfest (see here) in March this year, album no. 2 … continue reading

ANCIENT BARDS – A New Dawn Ending

Sunday, June 8, 2014 : 0 Comments

ANCIENT BARDS, the Italian heirs to the throne of RHAPSODY (OF FIRE), stepped into the spotlights in 2010 when their debut album, “The Alliance Of The Kings”, was released via Limb Music. Finally, Limb had found another diamond like he … continue reading

SKYLINER – Outsiders

Friday, May 30, 2014 : 0 Comments

SKYLINER, a fitting name for an American Power Metal band, considering this kind of buildings in the States… The band was formed in 2000. Five years later a first release was put out, the demo “Light Comes Out Of Black”. … continue reading

ASCENSION – Far Beyond The Stars

Monday, November 25, 2013 : 0 Comments

ASCENSION is a young, Scottish Heavy/Power MEtal band, hailing from Aberdeen. The band was formed to play Metal in vein of GAMMA RAY, HELLOWEEN, HAMMERFALL, DRAGONFORCE and so on. In 2005, a year after the band was founded, the self-titled … continue reading

SANDSTONE – Delta Viridian

Saturday, September 28, 2013 : 0 Comments

The sympathetic Northern Irish rockers from SANDSTONE are back with a new full-length release. It was back in 2009 that I got acquainted with their Heavy/Progressive Metal, as Limb Music re-released “Purging The Past”. See my review here. Two years … continue reading


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 : 0 Comments

CIVILIZATION ONE is a German melodic Power Metal band, formed in 2006 by singer Chitral Somapala together with guitarist Aldo Lonobile (SECRET SPHERE), Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (MALADAPTIVE, ex- HEAVENLY) and Luca Cartasegna (SECRET SPHERE). You may know Chitral Somapala from such bands … continue reading

VEXILLUM – The Bivouac

Saturday, January 5, 2013 : 0 Comments

VEXILLUM, the name for the legionary banner of the Roman army which, carried before the troops, proudly bore the legion’s name. The band itself hails from Pisa in Italy and was formed in 2004 as SHADOW VEXILLUM. The following year, … continue reading
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