Tag Archive: Power metal

Aug 02

Hansi Kursch of Blind Guardian discussed Live Beyond The Spheres

Recently German power metal icons Blind Guardian released their live album Live Beyond The Spheres recorded during their 2015 Europen tour. the over 150 minutes live experience was compilated out of over 30 shows and countless hours of live material.  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jul 19

Dirk Sauer of Edguy discussed the new album Monuments.

German heavy metal maestros, Edguy return with a new album that celebrates 25th years of heavy metal madness and includes 5 new tracks in the style that we already know and love from Edguy. Besides those new songs, Edguy also recopilates the best songs from all their discographic career, all packed on a 2 CD …

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May 20

Oskar Dronjak of Hammerfall discussed touring the US and Built To Last

After waiting almost 7 years, American audiences had the pleasure to see the templars of metal, Hammerfall, once again blazing across US territories. The band just wrapped up an impressive and long US tour in support of their most recent album Built To Last  released last year via Napalm Records.  Use Facebook to Comment on …

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Feb 07

Gus G of Firewind discussed Immortals & new Jackson guitar model.

After almost 5 years waiting for new material, Firewind, the Greek gods of power metal finally returned with a new kick ass record titled Immortals, which was inspired by the significance of Greek history and the legendary stand of the 300 spartan warriors that hold the advance of the Persian army into Greece and reshaped …

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Sep 22

Bob Katsionis of Serious Black discussed Mirrorworld, ProgPower USA & Firewind.

Serious Black was formed at the beginning of 2014 and since the released of their first album As Daylight Breaks (2015) they surely have become a huge success. In 2016 they are releasing their second album titled Mirrorworld, and after have toured Europe with the likes of Gamma Ray and Hammerfall, they crossed the Atlantic for a …

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May 23

Tom Naumann of Primal Fear talked to us about touring and Rulebreaker

Primal Fear has been a seminal German power metal band since their formation back in 1997, the band keeps carrying the flags and the spirit that bands like Accept, Helloween, and Gamma Ray established back the 80’s. This time around Primal Fear returned to the US to promote their new album Rulebreaker after nearly two years of …

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Mar 28

Alex Straropoli of Rhapsody of Fire talks Into The Legend & 70000 Tons Of Metal

Rhapsody of Fire is a band that along with Hammerfall, Stratovarius and Therion revamped the meaning of the word heavy metal back in the 90’s and the early 2000’s. Rhapsody of Fire quickly developed a peculiar sound that was so epic that even the lyrical part of their music was absolutely stellar. Use Facebook to …

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Mar 25

Timo Kotipelto of Stratovarius talks Eternal, Songwriting and 70000 Tons Of Metal

Since 1984 Stratovarius had developed a peculiar sound within the heavy metal scene, They didn’t conform to the 80’s new wave of heavy metal, through the years they have worked in a different brew of metal. With breakthrough albums like Dreamspace or Fourth Dimension, they forged a metal style that was in the very line …

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Nov 30

Hansi Kürsch & Frederik Ehmke of Blind Guardian discussed touring & Beyond The Red Mirror

The name Blind Guardian does not only describe one of the forefathers of German power metal, but a whole institution within the genre, this band have written the most incredible power metal anthems in history (Valhalla, The Bard Song, Mirror, Mirror), and they still going strong to this day. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Oct 13

Tad Morose – St Demonius (2015)

Tad Morose made a pretty solid return a couple of years back with Reverant (2013), as they keep on the path of continuity with this year’s release St Demonius. Tad Morose sounds healthy and stronger than ever before on this record, I didn’t listen to the band until Reverant, but I have had heard their …

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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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