Now this I like. Playing modern, crushing, heavily aggressive metal with plenty of bite and attitude, From Eden to Exile impress as soon as you press play. Continue reading
Dragonforce are back doing what they do best – fast, bright, insanely well-played and intricate power metal. Yep, fans of the band should pretty much know what to expect at this stage in the game. Continue reading
Boasting a nice, solid sound, Set Before Us burst out of the speakers with passion, aggression, and melody. They make a good impression.
Passion, aggression, and melody pretty much sum this release up in many ways. The music is upbeat and energetic metalcore, with plenty of heavy breakdowns and ubiquitous melodic leads. It’s infectious and quite enjoyable. Continue reading
This is the first EP from this new band, although as there’s over 30 minutes of material here, it’s actually longer than some albums. Continue reading
With a sharp sound, serrated riffs, and savage vocals, Element of Chaos burst onto the airwaves with the first track on the album The Second Dawn of Hiroshima. It’s quite an entrance. Continue reading
This is epic, melodic power metal with an emphasis on high-energy songs and strong choruses. Continue reading
Arya play modern progressive/post-metal with some djent and technical influences. However, this description doesn’t tell the complete story at all. Continue reading
This is a mix of the progressive versions of both metal and rock, one that manages to do justice to both.
The album has a professional, well-rounded production that shows off the band’s skills. Theirs is a strong, full-bodied sound that allows them the freedom to make the most of their music.
I love how heavy this band are. Oh yes. They have a very beefy Continue reading
Burning Shadows made a lasting impression on me with their 2012 release Gather, Darkness!, which demonstrated a band that had a strong sound, good tunes, and a very capable singer; all essential components for power metal success. Continue reading