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Helion Prime – Terror Of The Cybernetic Space Monster (AFM)

Californian Power Metallers Helion Prime make a welcome return with their 2nd album, and the immediate difference that anyone familiar with Helion Prime’s debut will note is that the new vocalist is sporting a beard! Unremarkable you might think, but… Continue Reading →

Sinsaenum – Repulsion for Humanity (earMUSIC)

Sinsaenum is the brain child of Dragonforce bassist, Frederic Leclercq, who back in 2010 formulated some ideas to create a death metal beast. These ideas weren’t cemented into the metal worlds foundations until 2016, when Stephane Buriez, of Loudblast, and… Continue Reading →

Dragonforce – Reaching Into Infinity (EarMusic)

Dragonforce is one of those bands that you either love or loathe as the band hits us with their seventh album with new drummer Gee Anzalone showing the fans what he can do. Their last album “Maximum Overload” was a… Continue Reading →

Bloodbound – War Of Dragons (AFM)

I’m familiar with Bloodbound already, but this time the album title piqued my interest even further. Regular readers will know I’m partial to a bit of dragon imagery within the realms of Power Metal. Yes, dragons can be a bit… Continue Reading →

Sinsaenum – Echoes Of The Tortured (earMUSIC)

If you tot up the amount of bands past and present the sextet of artists this lot have been involved in you are going to hit the 50 mark. Prolific they certainly are and they should be on the whole… Continue Reading →

Lost Society – Braindead (Nuclear Blast)

Thrash is middle aged.  It is now the thirty year anniversary of what are considered by most the genres seminal releases. The acts that sweated over them both in the US and in Germany are still on the road and… Continue Reading →

Unleash The Archers – Time Stands Still (Napalm)

There’ve been a lot of rule books torn up in recent years and even power metal hasn’t been immune to the occasional redraft. Taking those essential ingredients and either amplifying them beyond what any common sense would deem rational or… Continue Reading →

Distant Sun – Dark Matter (Metalism Records)

Distant Sun are a three piece from Moscow, Russia. Playing a brand of metal which could best be described as one part power metal to one part speed metal and one part thrash, the band has a heavier take on… Continue Reading →

Sigh – Graveward (Candlelight)

Warning may contain nuts! Yes and it’s rather nutty stories that have helped pave the way towards Japanese loons Sigh’s tenth album. Founding member and guitarist Shinichi Ishikawa was removed from the line up due to the fact that apparently… Continue Reading →

Ensiferum – One Man Army (Metal Blade)

Finland’s folksters Ensiferum meaning “Sword Bearer” started out in 1995 as a cover band with Wintersun’s Jari Mäenpää. However, Jari left in 2004 due to tour clashes with Wintersun. In came Petri Lindroos of Norther who originally only joined to… Continue Reading →

Neonfly – Strangers in Paradise (Inner Wound)

Neonfly are a promising band who just seem to keep growing from strength to strength. Having shared the stage with the likes of Alice Cooper, Sonata Arctica, Magnum and more recently, Dragonforce, the power metal five piece from London are… Continue Reading →

Dragonforce – Maximum Overload (earMusic)

Dragonforce (originally Dragonheart) were brought together in 1999 by Guitarist Herman Li and Sam Totman [we best not mention Demoniac eh? Ed].   Touring with the likes of Halford (that’s our Rob’s band) and Stratovarius earned them some street cred which led… Continue Reading →

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