ORDEN OGAN – To The End

Sunday, February 17, 2013 : 0 Comments Orden Ogan - To The End

The German Folk/Power Metal band ORDEN OGAN last released an album in 2010: “Easton Hope”. This was also my first acquaintance with this band. You can see the review here. Later that same year AFM Records re-released the preceding album, … continue reading

VEXILLUM – The Bivouac

Saturday, January 5, 2013 : 0 Comments Vexillum - The Bivouac

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

SINOPHIA – Blessed & Cursed

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 : 1 Comment Sinophia - Blessed & Cursed

SINOPHIA is a Serbian Heavy/Power Metal band, formed in 2008. Each member has acquired musical experience in other bands and it isn’t until early 2012 that work commences on a first release. This first release is a 5-track EP called … continue reading

FOGALORD – A Legend To Believe In

Sunday, December 16, 2012 : 0 Comments Fogalord - A Legend To Believe In

Italy and melodic Power Metal, it’s become a tradition: RHAPSODY (OF FIRE), LABYRINTH, KALEDON, ANCIENT BARDS, DRAKKAR, DOMINE, THY MAJESTIE, SECRET SPHERE, VISION DIVINE and many more. Now, a new one steps to the forefront: FOGALORD. FOGALORD is the brainchild … continue reading

PARAGON – Force Of Destruction

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 0 Comments Paragon - Force Of Destruction

The last I heard about PARAGON, this German Heavy/Power Metal band, was a few years ago, when guitarist Martin Christian left. Bassist Jan Bünning had prior to this returned to the fold. In terms of releases, “Forgotten Prophecies” (2007) was … continue reading

MOB RULES – Cannibal Nation

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 : 0 Comments Mob Rules - Cannibal Nation

It’s been three years since the German Prog/Power Metal band MOB RULES put out a recording, i.e. first the P “Astral Hand” (see my review here) followed by the full-length “Radical Peace” (see my review here). Both were a big … continue reading

ELIXIR – Unleash The Magic

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 : 1 Comment Elixir - Unleash The Magic

I’m totally not familiar with the Metal scene in Uruguay and can’t name one band from there, let alone which genre is the dominating one. I checked Metal-Archives.com for the sake of ease and none rang a bell, except for … continue reading

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