A playlist of going into battle, facing demons, and winning the day. Plenty of Metallica, Ensiferum, Sabaton, Goatwhore, Amon Amarth, and more.
With the 50 Shades of Grey movie released the other week, I thought it might be fun to figure out exactly which sexual encounter would fit each metal genre.
Power metal is my not-so-secret first love. It’s probably one of the silliest forms of music known to humankind – overblown, impossibly cheery, hell-bent on producing the epicest epic, the baddest riff, the most impressive solo. Like fantasy pulp fiction brought to life, half the time the lyrics don’t even […]
Friday October 5, Kings Arms, Auckland Wollongong/Sydney power metal masters Lord last played on our shores in 2009. I missed them then – I think I might have been in Syria at the time – but this time I wasn’t going to be a piker. I must confess that I […]
According to their biography, Twisted Tower Dire have been around since the “anti-metal nineties”, but I only heard about them a couple of weeks ago from my friend Chrissy. In 1999 they released their debut album and did a seriously epic world tour to promote it, playing with the likes […]