Tag: Power Metal

Album Review: Twilight Gate – Twilight Gate

Twilight Gate [Italy]
Twilight Gate
2012
EP
Independent
Power Metal

Among the different styles of power metal, the European style has always been one that has had a constant appeal to me. Bands such as Firewind and Edguy have had a stronger hold over my musical taste compared to power …

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Album Review: Firewind – Few Against Many

Firewind [Greece]
Few Against Many
2012
Full Length
Century Media Records
Power Metal

Of all the power metal bands that I have encountered over the years, Firewind remains one of the staples in my metal diet, with The Premonition easily being one of my favourite power metal albums of all time. …

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Album Review: Edguy – Age of the Joker

Edguy [Germany]
Age of the Joker
2011
Full Length
Nuclear Blast Records
Power Metal/Hard Rock

With the recent spate of weak releases under Tobias Sammet, including 2008’s Tinnitus Sanctus and the recent Avantasia double album – The Wicked Symphony and Angel of Babylon, each album marking his move towards AOR and mainstream hard rock, expectations were pretty low …

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Album Review: Pharaoh – Bury the Light

Pharaoh [USA]
Bury the Light
2012
Full Length
Cruz Del Sur Music
Power Metal

USA’s Pharaoh this year releases their fourth full length album, Bury the Light. Having already released 3 overall pretty well-received full length albums and almost 15 years of playing experience, this band is certainly not one that is …

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Album Review: In Virtue – Embrace the Horror

In Virtue [USA]
Embrace the Horror
2012
Full Length
Independent
Power Metal

https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F30677897%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-VtjZ0&secret_url=true In Virtue – Twin Species: The Virtuous and the Vengeful by heavymetaltribune

Power metal is one genre that I have a soft spot for, being one of the first genres of metal that I really got into, …

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