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CIVIL WAR The Last Full Measur

CIVIL WAR The Last Full Measure Napalm Records [Release date 04.11.16] Civil War are back with a swift follow up to last year’s enjoyable ‘Gods And Generals’ release. They have trimmed down in size now down to two guitarists following … Continue reading

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Album review: STRATOVARIUS – Best Of

STRATOVARIUS - Best Of

earMUSIC [Release date 20.05.16] Stratovarius have been around since 1985 and have to date released 16 studio albums, so as you can imagine this 29 song best of will only touch on the band’s impressive musical output to date. The … Continue reading

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Album review: STRATOVARIUS – Eternal

STRATOVARIUS - Eternal

earMUSIC [Release date 11.09.15] Amazingly this is the band’s sixteenth studio album and they have been around since the mid-80′s, although the present line-up has no original members. Vocalist Timo Kotipelto has also been busy with Cain’s Offering who released … Continue reading

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Album review: CHAOS MAGIC – Chaos Magic

CHAOS MAGIC – Chaos Magic

Frontiers Records [Release date 03.07.15] Chaos Magic is the band created by Frontiers as a showcase for Chilean vocalist Caterina Nix (Aghonya anyone?) with all song writing duties being supplied by that man Timo Tolkki…does he ever stop? First we … Continue reading

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Album review: CAIN’S OFFERING – Stormcrow

CAIN’S OFFERING – Stormcrow

Frontiers Records [Release date 15.05.15] Cain’s Offering are a Finnish power metal super-group of sorts and “Stormcrow” is actually their second studio album following on from “Gather The Faithful” that was released back in 2009. The brains behind the band … Continue reading

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Album review: DEVIL’S TRAIN – II

Devil

earMUSIC [Release date 02.02.15] I reviewed the Devil’s Train debut album in 2012 and was very impressed describing it as “a wonderful gut-churning, ball-grabbing, riff-fest”.   All credit, then, that this is more than just a one-off project for ex-members of … Continue reading

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