Tag Archives: Power Metal
Georgia-based melodic metal band Theocracy regrets to announce the departure of longtime drummer Shawn Benson to pursue other interests. Continued work conflicts and scheduling issues simply made it impossible to move forward, so both parties amicably agreed that it was time for a change to be made. There are no hard feelings on either side, and the band wishes Shawn nothing but the best in the future. [Read rest of press release, below]
Check out a cool FREE sampler from the folks at Ulterium Records, below. Featuring songs from Theocracy, Harmony, Darkwater, Incrave, Sinbreed, Signum Regis, Sleeping Romance, Innerwish, Audiovision, Grand Lux, and End of September.
IVM chats on the phone with Stryper’s long-time lead singer Michael Sweet. After 30 years in the industry, what does the band have on their minds. And, how are they reacting to the early success of their new album? Find out that and more.
The Yellow and Black attack is back. If you understand that statement without any explanation, that may be all you need to go buy this album. If that didn’t make sense, read on.
IVM will be interviewing Stryper’s frontman Michael Sweet in a couple weeks and we want to know what YOU want to know from the Yellow and Black attack.
Righteous Vendetta are back with the culmination of what they started in this year’s “EP Vol. 1.” But, does the fact that so many songs are recycled hinder the lasting value of this effort? Read on to find out.
The self-titled debut album from Theocracy will be re-released on November 15th in Europe and November 19th in North America! Check out an album sampler at YouTube below and see the tracklisting! Pre-order here.
Matt Smith (Lead singer/guitarist/songwriter for metal band – Theocracy) has posted two new demos on YouTube. Listen to them below. [Thanks Smacky X]
THEOCRACY: RE-MIXED DEBUT ALBUM TEASER POSTED ONLINE. The debut album from the Athens, Georgia-based melodic metal band THEOCRACY will be re-released through Ulterium Records during fall 2013. Theocracy drummer Shawn Benson recorded the drums for the re-release, Matt Smith did the album re-mix and the mastering was handled by Mika Jussila [Stratovarius, Nightwish, Edguy]. Release dates will be announced soon.
A while back I had the opportunity to connect with Iron Sharpens Iron and be one of the first to review their Beware the Wolves EP. For a recap, the band had a moving and powerful testimony that helped to feed even more passion into an album that was dominantly leaning towards power metal.
With their recent release of the song “Justice,” see lyric video below, the band begins to expand their range into the metalcore genre. As Brandon noted,…
Check out this interview with Theocracy frontman, Matt Smith, right here. In case you missed our news earlier, the band is playing a benefit show on February 15th in Nashville, TN. More info on their facebook page.
This is a unique take on the typical album preview videos posted on YouTube. Christian and Tommy of Golden Resurrection performing a few songs off the album in acoustic form, watch below. The band’s new album “One Voice for the Kingdom” is available now wherever fine music is sold.
THEOCRACY: NEW CHRISTMAS SINGLE POSTED ONLINE. Listen to the song and get more info, below. The song is titled “Wynter Fever” and will be available on iTunes in a week.
Check out the new music video from power metal band, Scelerata, for their song “Rising Sun”. The band’s new album “The Sniper” releases on November 6th through Nightmare Records. Fans of Theocracy, Sonata Arctica, Sinbreed, Helloween, Dragonforce, and Barren Cross will be pleased.
The day is here and the news from Theocracy has been revealed, NEW VIDEO!. That’s right, watch the band’s new music video for “Hide in the Fairytale”, below. The band’s latest album “As the World Bleeds” is available now.
Lakeland, Florida based Metal band, The Sacrificed, just posted their 1st single on Facebook titled “Falling”. You can listen to it here. The song is on the upcoming album titled “III” and is releasing on January 31st. I really enjoyed the last album these guys put out so I’m definitely looking forward to this. Power and Classic metal fans should definitely give this a listen.