Power Metal Roundup – Power Metal On The Radio
Almah prove that good heavy metal songs are still written.
The vocals of a true singer. Killer crisp, cleanly played guitar with a barrel of chops in tow.
Almah is Brazilian Power Prog Heavy Metal.
Edguy – ‘Tinnitus Sanctus’
8 albums to sow the masterseed of Power Metal.
Paradox. The strength of power thrash
on ‘bridge of silence’. I would listen carefully to the lead guitarist.
Revolution Renaissance – ‘keep the flame alive’
A stark, moving native american flute provides the seering impetus for Michael Kiske (Helloween anybody?) who does a heartfelt vocal melody that is referenced easily: Check Candlemass‘ very first album from 1986 – ‘epicus doomicus metalicus‘.
grave digger – the clans will rise again – 15 somesuch albums and the title track of this 2010 album stokes a brassy fire.
With stylemates Running Wild having issued their ‘Final Jolly Roger‘ official ‘live’ sign-off, the current moves that these germans make will be of extreme importance.
Grave Digger are from the Rage, Accept, Warlock, Cutty Sark old school
Germanic speedy Heavy Metal scene.
queensryche – ‘If I could change it all’ – An overlooked Gothic Metal track by the men who delivered ‘the lady wore black’ and gave Gothica it’s anthem
candlemass – ‘tot’ – from the 13th sun
Candlemass put this out to a blase, muted response as the late ’90’s turned out to not be the best climate to be a Heavy Metal band not easily categorized.
The effects-laden production values were far and away from what the fans wanted from Candlemass.
– Rich Castle
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