Tag: Power Metal
February 19, 2021
Long before Scott Stapp was crooning about going higher and breaking out of his own prison, there was this Creed, a traditional heavy metal band from Germany. The band released only one full-length album through Pias Music in Europe (and Pure Metal in North America), after releasing an obscure EP. The band played an intensely melodic brand of heavy metal without ever crossing into glam.… Continued →
July 12, 2019
I woke up this morning with this song in my head, so it clearly has the be the Song of the Day. Classic metal. You either love it, or just don’t really get the appeal. It’s 1986, and the only Christian metal that most people are aware of is Stryper. But hairspray and over-the-top production was not all that Christian metal had to offer in ’86.… Continued →
July 11, 2019
April 14, 2019
The Greek Power Metal band, Diviner, have just released their new music video for the song “Heaven Falls”. This is the first single off the upcoming album – “Realms of Time”, due out June 7th on Ulterium Records. Ulterium Records is a label we’ve been following here for a decade now and home to such bands as Theocracy, Darkwater, Sinbreed, Harmony, Inner Wish, Millennial Reign, and more.… Continued →
February 16, 2019
October 10, 2018
Ulterium Records will release the Theocracy album “Mirror of Souls” in honor of the 10th anniversary of this acclaimed album. You can pre-order from Ulterium direct right here. It is a limited pressing and available in 2 different color options (Colored option limited to 150 copies). I still remember hearing this record for the first time and being blown away by not just the quality but the musicianship and those vocals!… Continued →
August 12, 2017
There’s a new Christian metal supergroup on the rise. They go by Disciples of God, or simply D.O.G.. Roxx Productions are helping the band with making their debut at SoCal Metal Fest 2. The band has a powerhouse lineup, bringing members from some of the oldest thrash and power metal bands.… Continued →
May 21, 2017
March 6, 2017
March 2, 2017
A great independent Ambient metalcore act known as Heliocentric has released their debut song, titled “Moonshine”. The song is musically amazing and brings me to think of bands like What We Do in Secret and Wage War. The uncleans are very hardcore style, while the cleans seem like a power metal vocalist.… Continued →
February 10, 2017
You most likely have never heard of Symphony of Heaven as it is a brand new band. Logan Thompson is the one-man band that is Symphony in Heaven. He has an instrumental called “Anno Domini” that is great. SOH released a song titled “Stratagem” that is primarily power metal styled up until the vocals come in.… Continued →
February 6, 2017
In September of 2016, power metal band Signum Regis announced they would be releasing an EP this year. Well, they were in such a groove recording those initial 7 tracks that they decided not to ruin the mood and moved forward to make a full album. They’ve entered the studio and recorded 3 more songs to bring it to a total of 10 tracks clocking in at 46 minutes.… Continued →
November 7, 2016
Theocracy have just released their brand new full length effort, “Ghost Ship” on October 28th through Ulterium Records. This most anticipated new release and 4th album from this Georgia band is sure to win over even the most skeptical of metal fan. Technical, fast, melodic, and full of soaring melodies (and guitar solos).… Continued →
November 30, 2014
April 29, 2014
October 26, 2013
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.
October 15, 2013
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.
September 27, 2013
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.
July 4, 2013
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.… Continued →
October 8, 2012
September 5, 2012
April 1, 2012
Fantastic third album!
December 29, 2010
My 2010 album of the year!