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Hammerheart – Demo 2002

This four-track advance promo release by Hammerheart bodes well for the full-length release.  Metal in the vein of late 70's Halford era Judas Priest...

Guardians Of Time

Melodic power metal from Norway, Guardians Of Time draw comparisons to such bands as Hammerfall and Gamma Ray.  Having parted ways with the Shark...

Forgotten Tales – The Promise

Hailing from the Canadian Province of Quebec, Forgotten Tales is a symphonic power metal in the vein of Blind Guardian, Rhapsody and Stratovarius.  The...

Everglow – A New Life

The last heavy metal band I can remember coming out of Belgium was FN Guns, so it was with great interest to hear what...

Emerald Rain – Age Of Innocence

Hailing from Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, Emerald Rain's "Age Of Innocence" is a melodic hard rock release featuring the rich, deep vocals of Murray Daigle....

Riot – Through The Storm

Dating back to 1977 Mark Reale's project / band has consistently delivered quality melodic metal masterpieces.  Unfortunately in the 70's and early 80's, Riot...

Opeth – Deliverance

Reading various message boards you will find a great deal of scorn for Opeth coming from former fans of the band.  Sorry guys, Opeth...

Avantasia – The Metal Opera Part 2

Tobias Sammet from Edguy follows up his successful solo debut with "The Metal Opera, Part 2".  Sammet once again wisely enlists in friends from...

Tad Morose – Matters Of The Dark

Following up last years breakout CD Undead, Tad Morose has delivered another 11 songs of tradition-laced metal and their best overall album to date...

Savatage – Sirens / The Dungeons Are Calling

Essential reissues from truly one of the greatest metal bands of any era Savatage.  These 2 remastered CD’s include bonus tracks (previously unavailable from...

Nocturnal Rites – Shadowland

Sweden’s Nocturnal Rites 5th release Shadowland has been a constant visitor to my CD player for the past month or so.  Above their past...

Montany – New Born Day

Dutch power metal in the vein of Helloween and Gamma Ray, Montany's debut CD New Born Day contains 11 tracks.  The CD was produced...