PERSUADER Necromancy (Frontiers Records)

The Fiction Maze was one of the best power metal records ever and still I have this opinion. The same goes for Persuader as well, the band that have hailed directly inspired from 90s power metal scene (of course first band that will always come to our minds is Blind Guardian, but I think that’s…

FIREFORCE Rage of War

It was more than 10 years of this band’s existance, and my journey with them.Though the past year was not very bright for new metal releases, this indeed breathssome fresh air to power metal scene. Belgium power metal band FireForce is, and always was, sort of a band that reminds me of bandssuch as Iron…

THERION Leviathan (Nuclear Blast)

Definitely the returning album from Therion, placed somewhere in between 2000-2006. There’s not anything really brand new or fresh what a new material brings but its more a re-visiting of the older, or to be more precise the middle phase of the band. Still I consider their ancient phase everything until ”Theli” which I consider…

DREAD SOVEREIGN Alchemical Warfare

I guess that majority of fans know Irish trio Dread Sovereign as the band that features A. Nemtheanga of Primordial in their ranks (besides vocals, here also playing bass) but I feel that this entity can stand on its two legs aside from lazy Primordial comparison. Truth be told, besides Alan’s vocals there are no…

ARMORED SAINT Punching the Sky

Here we have the 8th album by American Metal Blade institution Armored Saint and like the album title suggests, this troop is not satisfied with status the world is currently in but they rather opt to go against all odds. Push through the limit, punch sky, show the middle finger to overall depressive state… hey,…

THEM Return To Hemmersmoor

The world is, as we all know, in state of chaos but international band Them is back without a pause with their 3rd full length entitled Return To Hemmersmoor to conclude their infamous horror trilogy. We all know that this troop is labeled as mere King Diamond copy and it is easy to dismiss them…