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Wednesday, May 4 2011

Once More Unto the Breach: What Do People See in Sabaton?

Sabaton's strange combination of metal style (power), subject matter (depictions of real war events), image (everyone clad in snow camouflage), and stage presence (goofily jumping around like they're Kiss without make-up), was just too much to bear.


Sunday, March 27 2011

Mercenary: Metamorphosis

Despite losing half their lineup a year-and-a-half ago, the remaining members of Mercenary are able to retain the band's sound in surprising fashion on their sixth album.


Wednesday, November 10 2010

Angra: Aqua

Brazil's power metal veterans continue to sound better on their seventh album, creeping ever closer to the worldwide popularity they deserve.


Wednesday, November 3 2010

Holy Grail: Crisis in Utopia

New band from former members of White Wizzard delivers good quality power metal with a sense of light-hearted fun added to the mix.


Sunday, March 25 2007

Fight or Flight: The Dichotomy of Manowar

True metal believers or a mousse-abusing joke? Begrand explores how Manowar, one of the most polarizing and contradictory metal bands of all time, can simultaneously flaunt Spinal Tap-isms and ignite a crowd of 30,000 screaming fans.


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