THE CROWN Royal Destroyer Metal Blade

Swedish destroyers The Crown have reached the album number 10 in Royal Destroyer which is no small feat, considering the band’s rough past but they have soldiered on mercilessly and here we are. They have never been the biggest band from Sweden, not riding any wave of popularity but they have always enjoyed cult status…

PALADINE Entering the Abyss

After 4 years if I am correct Greek power metal band Paladine has returned once more to rock the very foundation of earth. I have to say that I follow the band since their very beginnings and their debut record was one very promising act when it was released back than in 2017, but, yet…

STELLAR TOMB Shadowtheater

As observing the southern Serbia metal scene for a very long time, I could see that therewere a lot of rises and falls on the same scene. Mostly, in the city of Nis, were bandsthat are influenced by the most iconic bands, such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Slayer,Pantera, and so on. Aside from not…

NUMENOR Draconian Age (Elevate Records)

My personal connection to epic fantasy, with an accent on Tolkien works is, and alwayswas the biggest passion of my life. And it’s obvious to say that it has a lot to do with metal music, primarily power metal, and secondary with black metal. Numenor, aside from it’s self explanatory name, that has a lot…

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…