Tag Archives: epic metal

Wintersun – The Forest Seasons

The Forest Seasons is the new studio concept album from Helsinki based Wintersun.  Scandinavian epic metal on a grand scale. Wintersun are Jari Mäenpää (Vocals, Guitar), Teemu Mäntysaari (Guitar), Jukka Koskinen (Bass), Kai Hahto (Drums). No one could ever accuse Wintersun of being prolific in their output having produced only three studio albums since 2004.  Various reasons contributing …

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Crimson Shadows – Kings Among Men

Toronto’s metallers, Crimson Shadows, seem to be a band on the “up and up”. One almost has to take a deep breath before running off their list of achievements, for example; an album release, an EP, performing countless shows with some of metal’s biggest names, a successful signing with Napalm …

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Sons Of Crom – Victory (Single)

A ‘one man band’ type project, Sons Of Crom features the work of two Swedish / Finnish musicians: Janne Posti and Iiro Sarkki. Their new 12-minute “epic single”, “Victory”, is meant to serve as a rule or yardstick to show what they’re capable of, or what their upcoming full-length album …

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Human Fortress – Raided Land

....so if you’re in need of a classic sounding metal album that evokes images of ‘olde worlde’ battles and chivalrous knights, this delivers in bucketloads.

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Wintersun – Time I

Not many bands can say it’s taken eight years between debut and sophomore album but Finnish metallers Wintersun have finally returned with the first part of their epic concept album, Time. It’s something akin to a fantasy soundtrack and wouldn’t sound out of place as the musical backdrop to the …

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