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Iced Earth – Horror Show

Instead of being the heir apparent to the American heavy metal throne of Metallica, Iced Earth climbs the to the top of the mountain...

Havayoth – His Creation Reversed

An atmospheric metal CD sans female vocals, Havayoth’s  “His Creation Reversed” features the songwriting of Marcus Norman (aka Vargher of Bewitched, Ancient Wisdom) and...

Avantasia – The Metal Opera

Tobias Sammet (vocals) from Edguy has recruited some serious heavy metal brethren for  Avantasia - The Metal Opera.  The all-star lineup includes members of...

Andromeda – Extensions Of The Wish

Picture Rush or even Dream Theater playing full driving power progressive heavy metal and you have a clear image of the 7 works from...

Winterfell – Winter Is Coming

Winterfell is a Central Pennsylvania-based band that plays a technical brand of traditional power metal drawing influences from Manowar and Iced Earth. The complexity of...

Twisted Tower Dire – The Curse Of Twisted Tower Dire

Twisted Tower Dire's "The Curse Of Twisted Tower Dire" is probably the best raw edged metal CD I have heard since the mid 1980's. ...

Rain Fell Within – Believe

Formed in October 1996, Northern Virginia is the home to the beautifully somber music of Rain Fell Within. From the first track, the midtempo...

Malstrom – Obligated by Obscurity

Punishing metal from New York, Malstrom has a power thrashing sound that recalls bands such as Nuclear Assault and Kreator.  "Obligated by Obscurity" contains...

Excelsis – Tales Of Tell

Helvetic folk power metal from Switzerland, Excelsis follows in the traditional approach to the genre laid down by Blind Guardian.  The storytelling feel throughout...

Elsewhen – Gates Of Time

Formed in Greece in 1995, Elsewhen is a power metal band with some slightly progressive influences at times. According to Elsewhen’s biography, “The fact...

Elektrik Mistress

One of the most immediate Stoner Rock albums I have ever heard. Formed in 1999, Elektrik Mistress draws influences from a plethora of bands...

Tuff – The History of Tuff

In a dedication to the evolution of the band Tuff, vocalist Stevie Rachelle has expanded upon solo efforts by recruiting bandmates Darrell Roberts (guitar),...