Review of Finntroll’s ‘Vredesvävd’


Review by Ryan Murray | September 15, 2020 Folk metal band Finntroll, from Helsinki Finland, is releasing “Vredesvävd”, their first studio album in seven years via Century Media Records on Friday, September 18th! With a career spanning over two decades, Finntroll has managed to sell over 50,000 albums in the US alone and has gained … Continue reading Review of Finntroll’s ‘Vredesvävd’

Review of ‘Fractures’ by Dakesis


Review by Ryan Murray | May 8, 2020 | Official Band Facebook Dakesis, a progressive metal band from Birmingham, UK that formed in 2008, just released their third full length album “Fractures” on March 28th, 2020.  While I’ve never heard of this band before, I really like progressive metal a lot, and this band doesn’t … Continue reading Review of ‘Fractures’ by Dakesis

Review of ‘Prison of Emotions’ by Julian’s Lullaby


Review by Ryan Murray | 4/2/2020 Julian’s Lullaby, a symphonic rock band from Athens, Greece, released their 2nd album “Prisoner of Emotions” in 2017. I had never heard of this band before, but really enjoyed listening to this album, especially the instrumentation.  This band has a nice mix of symphonic rock, power rock, folk and … Continue reading Review of ‘Prison of Emotions’ by Julian’s Lullaby

Review of ‘Messengers of Hope’ by Hand of Fate


Review by Joshua Becker | Feb. 10, 2020 The album reminds me a little bit of early Nightwish — Oceanborn, Sleeping Sun-era Nightwish. The lead singer appears to have a mixture between a regular tone and an operatic tone, not always present, like she is experimenting with her voice.  Some of the songs seem to … Continue reading Review of ‘Messengers of Hope’ by Hand of Fate

Review of Gentihaa’s “Reverse Entropy”


Review by Ryan Murray | January 23, 202 Gentihaa’s “Reverse Entropy” is a brutal assault on your senses! This album is difficult to place under any specific sub genre of metal, but has got it all musically - from thrash riffs, to metalcore, to extreme metal, to symphonic metal. Vocally it’s a mix between brutal … Continue reading Review of Gentihaa’s “Reverse Entropy”

Review of Tarja’s Christmas Show in Tampere


Review, Photos, & Videos by Jessica Clingempeel | December 17, 2019 If you are looking for a great Christmas experience, then catch one of Tarja’s Christmas shows. I have been wanting to catch one of Tarja’s classical/Christmas shows and finally this year I was able to mark that off my bucket list. I had tickets … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s Christmas Show in Tampere