Power Metal Reviews

Epica Requiem For The Indifferent Album Cover
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Epica – Requiem For The Indifferent Review (, )
8th February 2012 -

Band: Epica Album: Requiem For The Indifferent Release Date: 9th March 2012 (13th March 2012 for the USA) Record Label: Nuclear Blast For Fans Of: Nightwish, Kamelot, Lacuna Coil, After Forever, Amaranthe, Symphonic Metal Epica are a band who on record up until this point I’ve not been too familar with, and my main knowledge of them has been seeing… Read More »

Symphony X Iconoclast Album Cover
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Symphony X – Iconoclast (, , )
1st June 2011 -

I am by no means an expert of Symphony X, having heard some of their previous albums but not having much more than passing familarity. However when the chance to review their latest offering came along I jumped at the chance, anxious for the chance to review what could be one of the power metal albums of the year and… Read More »

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Stratovarius – Elysium ()
25th April 2011 -

After the departure of long time member and once lead guitarist/lead vocalist Timo Tolkki, it wasn’t an unreasonable thought to question the future of Stratovarius. 2009’s Polaris – the first album of the bands career not to feature Tolkki – was the sound of a rejuvenated band hitting some much needed form. Now, on their 13th studio release, Stratovarius are back… Read More »