Tag: Power metal

Jul 13

Matt Marinelli of Borealis discussed the ideas behind Purgatory

What started 10 years ago as a symphonic female fronted band, that later developed into a more power/progressive style with the change of vocalists. It now sees their third album become a reality, after touring with the likes of Saxon, Edguy, and now with their upcoming tour with Evergrey, Borealis‘s status as one of the …

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Jul 03

Falk Maria & Matthew of Powerwolf discussed Blessed & Possessed

After reaching success with their latest album Preachers Of The Night, the German wolfpack known as Powerwolf has returned with a new album titled, Blessed And Possessed, The band’s success on combining thunderous heavy metal music with a dark imaginary of religious icons, plus adding the unique voice of Attila Dorn had them tour Europe …

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Jun 22

Borealis – Purgatory (2015)

Canadian progpower metal band Borealis has been around since 2005 with their first album released in 2008, after 10 years and 2 studio album, this band native of Ontario, Canada is releasing their third studio album, and one of the heaviest records to hit the market this year. Their style fluctuate between the influences of …

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Jun 15

Luca Turilli of Rhapsody discussed the creating process of Prometheus Symphonia Ignis Divinus

Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody is releasing their second album titled Prometheus Symphonia Ignis Divinus this upcoming June 19th, after a long year in the studio, followed by a long-lasting process of arranging and mastering the songs, this 70 minutes epic ride comes to an end with the album’s release. But what really it’s on Prometheus Symphonia Ignis …

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May 25

Tommy Karevik of Kamelot discussed touring, Haven, and Seventh Wonder

After three years on and off the road, Kamelot released their 10th studio album, and the second one with Tommy Karevik on vocals. Haven, is an album that continues where Silverthorn left off. Musically is heavy, dark, but also has some bright pieces here and there, lyrically is melancholic, aggressive, and pushes the band’s sound towards …

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Apr 28

Michael Kiske & Amanda Somerville discussed the new Kiske/Somerville album, City Of Heroes

Kiske/Somerville it’s a studio project that saw that light of day in 2010 with their début self-titled album Kiske/Somerville. This project involves Michael Kiske (Unisonic, ex-Helloween) and Amanda Somerville (Trillium, Avantasia, Rock Meets Classic). These two powerful voices have united their talents again this year, and have delivered a new album titled City of Heroes. …

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Mar 16

The Age of Metal speaks with Sid Falck (Overkill, Battlezone) about his new project Infectus 13

For several reasons 2015 will be a huge year for music. One thing is clear; it marks the public introduction of Infectus 13. This band is the brainchild of Sid Falck, former drummer of famous acts such as Overkill and Battlezone. This band delivers pounding thrash jams, but also incorporates an intoxicating groove that will …

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Feb 11

Hansi Kürsch of Blind Guardian discusses Beyond The Red Mirror

Where to beginning to describe how great is the new Blind Guardian album, the first words that come to mind might be epic or fantastic, but those are fairly enough to define what this band had created with Beyond The Red Mirror. One of the things about Blind Guardian‘s new album is not only how great …

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Jan 16

Sebastian ‘Seeb’ Levermann of Orden Ogan discussed with us the new album Ravenhead

Orden Ogan is a promising german band that it seems to be carrying the torch of power metal in the 21st century, their musical style is often compared to Blind Guardian and Running wild, even though that the band’s sound its different as they have mastered the used of elements from folk, progressive and even …

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Jan 12

Blind Guardian – Beyond The Red Mirror (2015)

THE GUARDIAN HAS RETURN…This is really a motive of celebration, after almost 5 years without a new release Blind Guardian returns with a new studio album titled, Beyond The Red Mirror. There is something special about listening to new material from these teutonic icons of power metal, It feels almost like you are renewing your power …

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Jan 07

Angra – Secret Garden (2015)

After 4 years waiting, Brazilian power metal titans Angra returned with a new album and some new faces in their current line up. They released Secret Garden last year in Japan, and the album will be released this month in the rest of the world, This new album includes the début of Fabio Lione (Rhapsody Of Fire/Vision …

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