Sunburst – Fragments Of Creation (2016)

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Sunburst – Fragments Of Creation (2016)   Greece is a hotbed for melodic metal, and Sunburst is one of the hottest bands to be rising from there at the moment. Sunburst was founded in 2010 by members of Black Fate and Paradox (two bands you also should check out) – what attracted me first and […]

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Monolith – The Mind’s Horizon (2016)

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Monolith – The Mind’s Horizon (2016) Monolith – progressive metal from Indiana, founded somewhere near 2008 … Some bands manage to grow tremendously from album to album, and Monolith is one of these bands. It was only after listening to this outpour of progressive metal that is The Mind ‘s Horizon that I delved into […]

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Myrath – Legacy (2016)

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Myrath – Legacy (2016) Myrath is the ultimate oriental power prog metal band in the world. And that’s a fact. I am super excited that they have not only released a new album recently – their fourth – but are also coming to Europe on tour with Symphony X. Together with Orphaned Land, Myrath leads […]

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Bless The Knights – Bless The Knights (2016)

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Bless The Knights – Bless The Knights (2016) Bless The Knights is a what they call ‘modern’ metal band from Indonesia. Modern in this case consists of groovy riffs, proggy infusions that take on some weird forms as you will read later on and melodic songs.   Tracklist: Bless The Knight The Boundary of Laughter […]

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Septerra – Freedom Of The Dark One (2016)

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Septerra – Freedom Of The Dark One (2016)   Septerra is one of those bands that stick around for years before recording an album. Septerra took 13 years, only putting out an EP in 2009. Now finally they present their debut album Freedom Of The Dark One.   Tracklist: Nightfall Nightmare (The Terror from Within) […]

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Feisty Prey – Dysfunctional Legs (2015)

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Feisty Prey – Dysfunctional Legs (2015)   Feisty Prey may be a bit out of my usual line, because this is some really funny progressive metal core, but I got to jump in the hole and support some for some fellow countrymen, don’t I. I stumbled across their new album Dysfunctional Legs on facebook and […]

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Avantasia – Ghostlights (2016)


Avantasia – Ghostlights (2016)     Avantasia has never been a favorite of mine, that much has to be said. If you are an ardent fan you can move on and find a different blog to sing the praise. My main objection to Avantasia has always been that it is to theatrical, not heavy enough […]

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Eleventh Hour – Memory Of A Lifetime Journey (2016)

Eleventh Hour – Memory Of A Lifetime Journey (2016)   Italy is a breeding ground for power metal bands, we all know that. A new one – Eleventh Hour – has released their debut a few days ago. Memory Of A Lifetime Journey  is a very respectable first release, well crafted and well produced.   […]

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