Damien Thorne - Sign Of The Jackal

Damien Thorne – Sign Of The Jackal

Back in 1986, I remember hearing Damien Thorne on a local underground metal show in my area.  The band had that classic mid 80's...
Angel Blake

Angel Blake – Angel Blake

Marko Tervonen's split from the Crown has resulted in the formation of Angel Blake.  While I always found the Crown to be musically excellent,...
Iron Maiden Edward the Great

Iron Maiden – Edward the Great

A new compilation from heavy metal’s most successful cash cow, the Iron Maiden back catalog, which averages 200,000 pieces sold per year in the...

Ivory Knight – Unconscience

Unconscience is the latest release from Canadians Ivory Knight.  The disc is produced by Annihilator leader Jeff Waters and he has done a solid...

Fire Alley – Scorcher

Scorcher by Arizona's Fire Alley is a throwback to the days of AOR / melodic hard rock when bands had the freedom to take...

Unchained

Unchained hails from Sweden, has an obvious affection for the likes of Iron Maiden, Tad Morose, early Savatage and perhaps Artch, and are a...

Montreal – Entre el Bien y el Mal

Power metal from Argentina, Montreal has unleashed a punishing release entitled Entre el Bien y el Mal.  Immediate comparisons can be drawn to Iron...

Leaves’ Eyes – Vinland Saga

Vinland Saga by Leaves' Eyes tells the story of Leif Erikson’s voyage to Greenland in 1000 A.D which is considered by many historian as...
Leaves' Eyes - Elegy

Leaves’ Eyes – Elegy

Elegy is a 6 track release that came out ahead of the Vinland Saga by Leaves' Eyes.  There are two versions of the title...

Gods Of Fire – Wrath Of The Gods

Gods Of Fire takes the traditional power metal route with "Wrath Of The Gods".  Lead vocalist Prometheus sounds like a lower-ranged cross between Rob...

Ghost Machinery – Haunting Remains

Haunting Remains by Ghost Machinery is another fine slice of power metal from Finland.  The band is fronted by lead vocalist Pete Ahonen who...

Darkwell – Metatron

Stephanie Luzie has one of those absolutely angelic voices that stands out in a growing field of similar bands within the gothic metal genre. ...