Sunday, June 17, 2012 : 0 Comments

MERCURY FALLING is a German Progressive/Power Metal band, formed 15 years ago. After the demo “Impression Of A Dream” (1998) the band could put out their debut album “Phanta Rei” in 2003. The preceding demo from 2001 was also titled … continue reading

LONEWOLF – Army Of The Damned

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 : 0 Comments

The French Heavy / Power Metal band LONEWOLF started its activities in… and here it depends on the source… because Metal-Archives says 1992 with a first 3-track demo, “The Dark Throne” in that same year, while the band’s bio (see … continue reading

LAST KINGDOM – Interview April 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012 : 0 Comments

Last month, early March, the Swedish Power Metal band LAST KINGDOM released its debut album under the wings of Limb Music Products. The offering is titled “Chronicles Of The North” and is inline with what bands like POWER QUEST, GALLOGLASS, … continue reading

BLACK MESSIAH – The Final Journey

Sunday, April 15, 2012 : 0 Comments

Three years after the exceptionally well-written album “First War Of The World” (see my review here), the German Black/Folk/Power Metal band returns with a new album: “The Final Journey”. This is their fifth full-length since the band’s founding in 1992, … continue reading

AT VANCE – Facing Your Enemy


The last AT VANCE album I reviewed was “VII” from 2007. See my review here. This one also marked the debut of vocalist Rick Altzi (a.o. THUNDERSTONE), who replaced Mats Levén, who replaced Oliver Hartmann. I found “VII” rather good, … continue reading

KALEDON – Mightiest Hits

Sunday, March 18, 2012 : 0 Comments

The Italian Power Metal band KALEDON needs no introduction anymore. But I’ll go through it all again, though. I got to know about them about 8 years ago or so, at which time I purchased their first two albums, “Chapter … continue reading

PHARAOH – Bury The Light

Sunday, March 11, 2012 : 0 Comments

Last year the American Power Metal formation PHARAOH released the “Ten Years” EP, consisting of unreleased tracks, tracks that were released on 7″ and covers. As you could read in my review (see here) this was a recommended release, mainly … continue reading

IRON FIRE – Voyage Of The Damned

Sunday, March 4, 2012 : 0 Comments

The last release of the Danish Power Metal band IRON FIRE dates from 2010 and was titled “Metalmorphosized”.See my review here. This also marked the band’s tenth anniversary. I came into contact with their music in 2006 when “Revenge” was … continue reading

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