Tag Archives: Symphonic Metal

Shaman Elephant ~ Wide Awake But Still Asleep

  Another album in the hard rock follows my last review. This is not thrash metal, it is more melodic in nature, but, the musicians all stand out on the album. The drummer really stands out even more than the … Continue reading

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Brothers Of Metal ~ Emblas Saga

  Starting off with a slight symphonic beginning before leashing out  into hard rock/metal. Heavy on drums & bass with a nice female vocal guiding you along the path. There are moments where I don’t like what they do, but, … Continue reading

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Sons Of Apollo Live in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

  This band of great musicians consists of some big names like Mike Portnoy, Jeff Scott Soto, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Billy Sheehan, & Derek Sherinian. You probably know most, if not, all of the musicians in this band. The first … Continue reading

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Elvenking ~ Reader Of The Runes – Divination

  This may be hard to follow, but, take Renaissance & merge them with Dream Theater & you will have ELVENKING.  Starting off the album with that nice slow folk feel which then plummets you straight into the hard progressive … Continue reading

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Jorn ~ Live On Death Road

  I’ve never really listened to Jorn before. I’m not sure that I wanted my first experience with them to be a live album. I can’t say anything bad about this,  but live albums don’t really move me unless there … Continue reading

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Ardours ~ Last Place On Earth

  This album didn’t really hit me with the first instrumental song, but, by the time that “Catabolic” come on with the vocals standing above the music, really changed my mind. At first, I was ready to just notch this … Continue reading

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Dark Sarah ~ The Puzzle

  After a long 2 minute buildup of the first track titled “Breath, this album jumps into a much heavier sound. Featuring the voice of Heidi Parvianen of Amberian Dawn, this Symphonic Metal band jumps up the notch a bit. … Continue reading

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