Ryan Murray | Interview done on May 12, 2022 Co-owner, chief editor and contributor Ryan Murray sits down with Andreas Blomqvist, co-founder and bass player of Seventh Wonder! Seventh Wonder, a progressive metal band from Sweden was formed in 2000 and are a breath of fresh air in the progressive metal world! Seventh Wonder sees … Continue reading Interview with Andreas Blomqvist of Seventh Wonder
Ryan Murray | Chief Editor Symphonic metal band Visions of Atlantis is set to release their eighth studio album “Pirates”, and this album is poised to top the charts and become an instant classic that you won’t soon forget! “Pirates”, a follow up to the band’s 2019 release “Wanderers”, finds the band with their most mature and strongest sound … Continue reading Review of ‘Pirates’ by Visions of Atlantis
Symfinity, while listed as a symphonic metal band, also have a lot of progressive metal and even some folk/ren faire vibes. This New York City based band is a must see and must hear group! Their website states they have been described as a mix between Jethro Tull and Nightwish, and I completely agree with that. They have a very progressive sound and they pack an even bigger punch live!
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 by Jessica Clingempeel | October 17, 2019 This year I attended three festivals that Tarja participated in. The first was Chania Rock Festival in Crete; the second was Z7 in Switzerland; and the last was with Evanescence in Trnava, Slovakia. Every show she played songs from her previous album ‘The Shadow Self’ and some … Continue reading A Review of Tarja’s 2019 Festival Shows
Review by Jade | October 16, 2019 POWERHOUSE. There is no other word to describe BLACK ANIMA, the ninth studio album by Italian metal group LACUNA COIL. Over twenty year in the scene has led them to what is arguably the strongest album in their career. Musically, lyrically, vocally, BLACK ANIMA delivers the sound that … Continue reading Review of Lacuna Coil’s ‘Black Anima’ by Jade