Tag: Power metal

Nov 16

Sonata Arctica – Live In Finland (2011)

Sonata Arctica presents this 2 disc (DVD and CD) album, Live In Finland. This album captured the essence of Sonata Arctica on stage, is a good warm up for those that never have seen the band live, and a trip down to memory to those that have seen them before. As always the voice of …

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Oct 31

Torsten Ihlenfeld of Brainstorm checked in with The Age Of Metal

German power metal band Brainstorm returns with a new release. On The Spur Of the Moment, their 9th studio album. A less epic album that brings back that good old power metal crispy sound, an example of it are tracks like In The Blink Of An Eye, Temple Of Stone, Dark Life & A life …

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Oct 11

Daniel Mÿhr of Sabaton checked in with The Age Of Metal

Sabaton returned for a second assault in North American soil in 2011, after a successful summer over Europe, and with a new live album World War Live : The Battle Of The Baltic Sea, you can check our review of it here.  The band, that has toured non-stop since the release of their 6th studio …

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Aug 30

Sabaton – World War Live, Battle In The Baltic Sea (2011)

Swedish war machine Sabaton, surprises with this live performance recorded at their own Sabaton cruise on December 2010. Regularly live albums are’t that good due to the lack of production, but World War Live, Battle Of The Baltic Sea is an exception to the rule. With a great set list, including songs like Uprising, Aces …

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Aug 29

Edguy – Age Of The Joker (2011)

After three years of absence Edguy returns more strong and funny than ever with Age Of The Joker their tenth studio album – and not this is not a stand up comedy CD – but it could be, when you heard lyrics like “Robin Hood is after you and He’s not in a joking mood” …

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Aug 24

Jens Ludwig of Edguy checked in with The Age Of Metal

German metal band Edguy returns with their tenth studio album, Age Of The Joker. After finished a world  tour with his side project Avantasia, vocalist Tobias Sammet meet with the rest of the Edguy gang and started writing and producing material to what it is the new album of Edguy. Age Of The Joker will …

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Jul 07

Rhapsody Of Fire – From Chaos To Eternity (2011)

Once more these italian warriors under the command of Fabio Lione and Luca Turilli surprise us with the last chapter of The Dark Secret saga that is also the last saga-album of the band. Titled From Chaos To Eternity, and in which Rhapsody Of Fire again used the voice of Sir. Christopher Lee to narrate this last adventure. …

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Jun 08

Hammerfall – Infected (2011)

Power metal bands are regularly associated with tales of knights, kings and epic battles but Swedish metallers Hammerfall had change that with their new release titled Infected, a concept album where the characters are zombies, a horde of undead that ramble free around the tracks of the album. Infected opens with Patient Zero a song …

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May 23

Gamma Ray – Skeletons & Majesties EP (2011)

Kai Haisen’s mega monster Gamma Ray returns with what we can call an update in what the band is doing now, a mini album composed by four tracks a bonus track and three different song versions, Skeletons and Majesties show the progress of Gamma Ray without leaving of course their power metal pioneers signature that …

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Apr 27

Andre Matos of Symfonia talked to The Age Of Metal

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/migurozo/20090726-182831-442810.jpg Andre Matos has been one of the most charismatic and hard-working power metal singers in the last decade. Since his works with Angra, Shaaman & his solo career he had achieve international recognition, that talent also took him to work with the likes of Tobias Sammet in his all-stars band Avantasia during the band’s …

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