Power Metal

Video Premiere: Celestial Wizard Roll the Dice with “Ice Realm”

June 2, 2022

Watch Celestial Wizard play the role of the melodic death metal force in video “Ice Realm”

Track Premiere: Idol Throne – “Unholy Warrior”

May 25, 2022

Indiana power thrashers Idol Throne brandish bloody steel on their new single “Unholy Warrior.”

Album Premiere: Shield of Wings – ‘Unfinished’

February 9, 2022

Chicago symphonic metal guardians Shield of Wings uncage their soaring first LP, Unfinished. Out February 11th.

Five For Friday: February 4, 2022

February 4, 2022

This week’s new releases are coming at you kicking and screaming with Eternal Ascent, Abysmal Dawn, Persefone and more!

Christian Münzner (Eternity’s End) Unlocks The Magic of Riffing

December 20, 2021

Eternity’s End guitarist/chief songwriter Christian Münzner deep dives into the riff writing process for new song “Call of the Valkyries.”

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.