WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month March 2022

Orden Ogan - Ravenhead I watched ORDEN OGAN live at the beginning of the month and it was a bit of milestone. It was the first live show I had attended where I didn't feel anxious or worried about Covid and it felt like going back to a somewhat normal life. I mean I had … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month March 2022

ALBUM REVIEW: Rhapsody Of Fire – Glory For Salvation

After beginning our quest with 2019’s The Eighth Mountain we now continue our adventure alongside Italian Epic Symphonic metal legends with their new album Glory For Salvation the next instalment of The Nephilim’s Empire Saga. Let us enter the fray and discover what’s next for our hero. Son Of Vengeance feels like the start of … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Rhapsody Of Fire – Glory For Salvation

ALBUM REVIEW: Manimal – Armageddon

MANIMAL have been on my radar for a while now, I hadn't sat down and listened to them until recently. They are due to unleash chaos and pandemonium with their upcoming concoction Armageddon. If the actual Armageddon is anything like what this album puts across, I would be thrilled and ready for the ride. It … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Manimal – Armageddon

ALBUM REVIEW: Burning Point – Arsonist Of The soul

Power metal has always been a sub-genre that is at odds with the metal community. Fans either love it or hate it. In recent years, power metal has started to get the respect it deserves with big acts like POWERWOLF and SABATON getting put on the bill of big European festivals. While these bands deserve … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Burning Point – Arsonist Of The soul

Album Review: Gus G – Quantum Leap

GUS G is no stranger to music. Having been part of the music industry for the past two decades, he has recorded and toured with the likes of OZZY OSBOURNE, DREAM EVIL and ARCH ENEMY amongst others. Alongside this the main musical focus has been through his own band FIREWIND who have released an impressive … Continue reading Album Review: Gus G – Quantum Leap

ALBUM REVIEW: Leaves’ Eyes – The Last Viking (Midsummer Edition)

Last year famed symphonic metal band LEAVES’ EYES, released their 10th album, The Last Viking. The Last Viking is a monumental album which demonstrates the band’s strong songwriting and storytelling abilities. The Last Viking’s story begins in the year 1066, on a battlefield near Stamford Bridge, where Norway’s King Harald III has just seen defeat … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Leaves’ Eyes – The Last Viking (Midsummer Edition)

EP Review: Rhapsody of Fire – I’ll Be Your Hero

Back in 2019 we began our epic journey to The Eighth Mountain, the first chapter in The Nephilim’s Empire Saga. Herein we are given a taste of what to expect in the next instalment from Italian Symphonic Power Metal legends RHAPSODY OF FIRE with their new EP I’ll Be Your Hero. This title track is … Continue reading EP Review: Rhapsody of Fire – I’ll Be Your Hero

ALBUM REVIEW: Bloodbound – Creatures Of The Dark Realm

BLOODBOUND is a Swedish power metal band that formed in 2004, and since forming they have been through several changes. The current band line up has been together since 2017 and consists of keyboardist Fredrik Bergh, guitarists Tomas Olsson and Henrik Olsson, vocalist Patrik J Selleby, bassist Anders Broman and Daniel Sjögren smashing it on … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Bloodbound – Creatures Of The Dark Realm

ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Heat Wave Deluxe Edition

Nearly a year ago, THUNDERMOTHER’s latest album Heat Wave became a solid favourite within the minutes of listening to it. It deservedly made it’s way to my top ten albums list of 2020 due to it’s prevailing vocal work, finger blistering guitar work, pounding drums and basslines that make you want to headbang. Even now … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Heat Wave Deluxe Edition

ALBUM REVIEW: Arion – Vultures Die Alone

Finland’s reputation for homing rock and metal legends stays intact and the latest band to prove this are ARION. They are due to release third studio album Vultures Die Alone and from listening to it, it is easy to see why they are rising stars in Melodic Metal. It might be down the similar sounding … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Arion – Vultures Die Alone