Power Metal

Demo Stream: Ceres – ‘Tyrants Rise’

June 30, 2021

On their debut cassette, new U.S. power metal duo Ceres capitalizes on classic, “true” metal’s catchy and infectious nature.

Video Premiere: Silver Talon – “Deceiver, I Am”

December 2, 2020

Portland, Oregon dark power metallers Silver Talon reveal their latest single from their new 7”, “Deceiver, I Am” via this bewitching music video.

Track Premiere: Let Us Prey – “Ghost Echoes”

July 9, 2020

Let Us Prey are led by Ross the Boss frontman Marc Lopes, but Men o’ War they ain’t. Hear a new track from their forthcoming Virtues of the Vicious LP.

Full Album Stream: The Wizards – “Rise of the Serpent”

October 25, 2018

The Wizards conjure the soundtrack of magical warfare on their new Rise of the Serpent LP.

Interview: Primal Fear’s Ralph Scheepers on New Album, ‘Apocalypse’

August 8, 2018

Germany’s power metal stalwarts Primal Fear discuss their best album in years, Apocalypse.

Video Premiere: Witherfall – ‘Portrait’

February 1, 2018

LA prog/power metal heroes release a new video from the opening track off Nocturnes and Requiems.

A Sound of Thunder Make Waves in Catalonia

November 13, 2017

Washington, D.C.-based A Sound of Thunder have found fans far from home, in Catalonia.

Full Album Stream: Moonlight Prophecy – “Vanquished”

November 8, 2017

Power metal collective Moonlight Prophecy have returned with their new debut album mere months after the release of their last EP.

Ten Songs Inspired by Stephen King

September 4, 2017

This coming Friday, a new film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic and massive horror novel ‘IT’ will be released in American cinemas. Will it be good? King does not have the best history with cinema. The beloved miniseries based upon the novel, starring Tim Curry as the shapeshifting clown monster Pennywise, does not hold up,…

Q&A: Epica’s Isaac Delahaye

August 16, 2017

Read an exclusive interview with Epica guitarist Isaac Delahaye on the band’s upcoming US tour and his extreme metal background.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Helloween’s “Chameleon”

June 7, 2017

Maybe it’s a growing-up-stateside thing, but I can’t honestly say I’ve ever met a single headbanger who got into metal through Helloween.

Track Premiere: Damnations Day – ‘Colours of Darkness’

February 10, 2017

Damnations Day play to their strengths (big choruses, guitar solos, soaring vocals) on their latest single. 

HammerFall premiere first single “The Sacred Vow” off new album

August 25, 2016

Swedish power metal powerhouse HammerFall are still energized after nearly two decades of making music. 

Hammers of Misfortune

July 25, 2016

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