Review of Outlander’s “The Sleeping Indian”

Ryan Murray | Co-Owner | Chief Editor | Contributor Outlanders, the musical project birthed out of an idea from Tarja Turunen and Torsten Stenzel, released their fourth single, “The Sleeping Indian”! Featuring guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani and Antiguan local rapper Nkoye Zifah, this track sets itself apart from the rest of the album! “The … Continue reading Review of Outlander’s “The Sleeping Indian”

Review of ‘Back From The Dead’ by Halestorm

Ryan Murray | Co-owner | Chief Editor | ContributorAlbum reviewed 4/30/ Grammy-winning hard rock band Halestorm is set to release their latest work, and I wasn’t ready for the power and emotion that “Back From the Dead” invokes. Halestorm came screaming onto the scene in 1998. Not only did they quickly become an icon in … Continue reading Review of ‘Back From The Dead’ by Halestorm

Review of Finntroll’s ‘Vredesvävd’

Review by Ryan Murray | September 15, 2020 Folk metal band Finntroll, from Helsinki Finland, is releasing “Vredesvävd”, their first studio album in seven years via Century Media Records on Friday, September 18th! With a career spanning over two decades, Finntroll has managed to sell over 50,000 albums in the US alone and has gained … Continue reading Review of Finntroll’s ‘Vredesvävd’

Review of ‘Fractures’ by Dakesis

Review by Ryan Murray | May 8, 2020 | Official Band Facebook Dakesis, a progressive metal band from Birmingham, UK that formed in 2008, just released their third full length album “Fractures” on March 28th, 2020.  While I’ve never heard of this band before, I really like progressive metal a lot, and this band doesn’t … Continue reading Review of ‘Fractures’ by Dakesis

Review of ‘Prison of Emotions’ by Julian’s Lullaby

Review by Ryan Murray | 4/2/2020 Julian’s Lullaby, a symphonic rock band from Athens, Greece, released their 2nd album “Prisoner of Emotions” in 2017. I had never heard of this band before, but really enjoyed listening to this album, especially the instrumentation.  This band has a nice mix of symphonic rock, power rock, folk and … Continue reading Review of ‘Prison of Emotions’ by Julian’s Lullaby

Review of ‘Messengers of Hope’ by Hand of Fate

Review by Joshua Becker | Feb. 10, 2020 The album reminds me a little bit of early Nightwish — Oceanborn, Sleeping Sun-era Nightwish. The lead singer appears to have a mixture between a regular tone and an operatic tone, not always present, like she is experimenting with her voice.  Some of the songs seem to … Continue reading Review of ‘Messengers of Hope’ by Hand of Fate