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Lord Of The Lost Sign To Napalm Records

LORD OF THE LOST SIGN TO NAPALM RECORDS! New Ensemble Album Coming In Fall 2017! [Lord of the Lost with senior product manager Billie Klein @ the Napalm Records Berlin Office] Napalm Records is proud to welcome a new family member to their ever-expanding artist roster, as LORD OF THE …

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Sirenia – The Seventh Life Path

The Seventh Life Path is the 7th Studio album from Norwegian symphonic metal band Sirenia, founded in 2001 by Morten Veland (ex-Tristania). I was lucky enough to catch these guys live last year at Metal Female Voices Festival; they put on a powerful live performance and I was impressed by …

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Delain – Glasgow Cathouse – 28th November 2014

Friday the 28th of November 2014 was ‘Black Friday’ for many. Fortunately for me the main black in my Friday was being worn by the line of Delain fans waiting outside The Cathouse in Glasgow for the last date of Dutch symphonic metal band Delain’s short UK tour. The doors opened promptly …

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Jorn – Symphonic

Jorn is the solo project of Jorn Lande, the former vocalist of Masterplan, Ark, Beyond Twilight, Millenium, Vagabond, and The Snakes.  Between these bands and guest apeparances with bands including Ayreon and Avantasia, he’s racked up an impressive discography of over 30 albums.  The reason for his success is simple …

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Sinheresy – The Spiders and the Butterfly EP

Symphonic metal gives most people another scope into the world of heavy music. Many of the major names in this particular scene are where they are today as a result of their skill in combining the force and pace of metal with the angelic sounds of female vocals and orchestral …

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Chaosweaver – Enter the Realm of the Dopelgänger CD review

Sub genres of metal are getting weirder and weirder and now with the rise of what is known as “Cinematic Extreme Metal”, fronted by pioneers Chaosweaver, we have finally got a type of metal that combines both the hell razing brutalness of black metal and the melodic beauties of symphonic …

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Rizon – Masquerade (cd)

Originally forming when the band was still in school back in 1977, this Swiss based band have steadily progressed working on perfecting their own “sounds”. With this latest release, Rizon appear to be finally hitting the heights that have eluded them for so long and all the hard work and …

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Winter In Eden – ‘Echoes Of Betrayal’

  Britain’s female fronted symphonic metallers deliver an absolute belter of an album. A collection of a neat round dozen of orchestral laden Gothic tinged songs led by the hauntingly beautiful vocals of Vicky Johnson which captivate from start to finish. The album combines both ‘radio friendly’ catchy tracks such …

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