This was the song that started it all. The perfect representation of most of the elements that form our music: melody, technique, a simple song structure, guitar/keyboard leads and speed. Lyrically, it’s about my beliefs in the universe and the ability we have to harness its power.
Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Andre Matos died on June 8th following a heart attack. Having become an international name through his time fronting Angra, Matos was also associated with Viper, Shaaman, Symfonia and Avantasia. Since 2006, Matos had been dedicating his time primarily to his solo band.
The album, the music and the lyrics all seek to empower the listener and remind them that THEY are masters of their destiny and what happens in their lives.
Chaos Magic is centered around a young vocalist from Chile, Caterina Nix. The collaboration with Evergrey’s Tom Englund can be heard on the album’s title track.
Timo Tolkki’s Avalon has announced the release of the long awaited third chapter in his metal opera, “Return to Eden” on June 14, 2019. Now the first single and video, “Promises”, featuring Todd Michael Hall (Riot V) on lead vocals has been released.
Swedish symphonic power metal band Majestica recently signed a record deal with Nuclear Blast and will release their debut album “Above The Sky”, on June 7, 2019. Now the band has revealed the album’s tracklist as well as the cover artwork. And as if that wasn’t enough, the group has also presented the first single, “Rising Tide”, from their new offering.
Delivering a load of fast-paced anthems, imbued with Eriksson’s soaring vocals, the band are sure to please fans of titans such as Helloween, Sonata Arctica, Gamma Ray and Stratovarius.
“FuryBorn” is a rollercoaster ride that flows through assorted intense styles with uncommon arrangements but with very catchy melodies,” concludes Caterina and rest assured she’s really not exaggerating in the descriptions.
Nuclear Blast has announced the signing of Swedish symphonic power metal act Majestica. Before Tommy Johansson joined Sabaton he was busy playing in his own band named ReinXeed. Now they are back with a new album and a new name; Majestica.
Danish heavy/power metal band Seven Thorns has released «Evil Within», the first single off third album «Symphony...
7/10 The Intermission album is Statovarius own “Retro Active”, it was released 2001 and is a collection...