Unleash The Archers – Apex Review

By now, word has gotten around in power metal circles that the Canadians Unleash The Archers have released “Apex”, a grandiose insider tip that probably flew under the radar of many average listeners. This is not a big surprise, considering the history of the band, but after closer inspection “Apex” is the result of that same … Continue reading “Unleash The Archers – Apex Review”

Angra – ØMNI Review

Whenever a new Angra album is released, you can expect a surprise. While Angra are at the forefront of Brazilian power metal and especially the international recognition of the local metal scene, they are anything but resting on their laurels or repeat the old recipe again and again. From incorporating traditional Brazilian sounds in Melodic … Continue reading “Angra – ØMNI Review”

Visigoth – Conqueror’s Oath Review

The second long player of the Visigoths, who actually hail from Salt Lake City, USA, was released a few days ago and praised by the so-called trade press more or less, making Visigoth a bit less underground and meaning I am too late with this review. However, where I am only a few days late, … Continue reading “Visigoth – Conqueror’s Oath Review”

Thaurorod – Coast Of Gold Review

If acts like Rhapsody and Hammerfall were Italian-style oven-fresh pizza in 1997, Finnish Power Metal troupe Thaurorod could be classified as the cold pizza of the previous evening in 2018. Okay, to be fair, the pizza has at least been warmed up in the microwave. As already on their two previous albums “Upon Haunted Battlefields” and … Continue reading “Thaurorod – Coast Of Gold Review”