2.8

Sonata Arctica – The Ninth Hour

Finnish power metal titans Sonata Arctica have been dividing their fan base since the release of 'Unia' in 2007, when the band moved from a straight up Stratovarius-inspired power metal sound to include more pr...
4.8

Twilight Force – Heroes of Mighty Magic

All you need to do is take one look at that glorious album cover and you'll know what to expect from Swedish fantasy adventure power metallers Twilight Force's second album, 'Heroes of Mighty Magic'. If Rhap...
3.8

Equilibrium – Armageddon

German folk metallers Equilibrium have recently released their 5th full-length album, which they have entitled 'Armageddon'. It has already entered the German album charts at position 5, and has become a strong...
4.0

Be’lakor – Vessels

Be'lakor are set to release their 4th full-length album 'Vessels' on Friday 24th June 2016 after a four year gap since previous album 'Of Breath and Bone', the Australian melodic death metallers have gained a d...
5.0

Dakesis – The New Dawn

Only half way through 2016 and it is turning out to be a good year for UK power metal, with the return of Power Quest, Farseer releasing debut album 'Fall Before The Dawn', and of course, Dakesis' second al...
4.3

Winterhymn – Blood & Shadows

The United States, when it comes to metal, is often associated with thrash, death metal, metalcore and the 'new wave of American metal'. As a result, it is these sorts of bands that fill up the bills of most Am...
3.8

The Hypothesis – Origin

Finland has recently been praised by the president of the United States of America, Barrack Obama himself, for its heavy metal culture, where he says: "I do wanna point out that Finland has perhaps the most hea...
5.0

Moonsorrow – Jumalten Aika

Finland is home to a great many dark, epic and melodious metal bands, such as Nightwish, Sonata Arctica and Ensiferum. However, not one of them can capture the cold and bitter nature of Scandinavia like Moonsor...