Tag Archives: Within Temptation

Album review: INNER STREAM – Stain The Sea

INNER STREAM - Stain The Sea

Frontiers [Release date 16.07.21] Produced by talented Argentinian producer, Guillermo De Medio, Inner Stream’s debut album, Stain The Sea is a minor delight of Symphonic Metal, programmed sounds and Gothic Rock. The band is primarily singer/songwriter, Inez Vera Ortiz, who … Continue reading

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Album review: SKARLETT RIOT – Invicta

Skarlett Riot - Invicta

[Release date 07.05.21] With this latest album, Skarlett Riot have arrived at the forefront of the modern Metal scene. This UK quartet with a heavy hitting, superbly talented female vocalist and heavy, riff-led songs blending melody and raw power, Invicta … Continue reading

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Album review: FALSE MEMORIES – The Last Night Of Fall

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Frontiers [Release date 07.05.21] Guitarist, Francesco Savino founded False Memories in 2015, but it was only when he recruited vocalist, Rossella Moscatelli in 2018 that the band’s career gained some momentum. Subsequently, they were one of a mere handful of … Continue reading

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Album review: METALITE – A Virtual World

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AFM Records [release date 26.03.21] Coming soon to a Melodic Metal dancefloor near you, Metalite and their third album, A Virtual World. Afficionados will already know the band incorporate elements of trance and electronica into their streamlined melodic metal variant. … Continue reading

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Album review: MY INDIGO (Sharon den Adel)

MY INDIGO

MVKA [Release date 20.04.18] Suffering writer’s block and personal problems after Within Temptation’s Hydra world tour, lead singer Sharon den Adel sought solace in writing songs for herself. My Indigo, her first solo album, is the result. But don’t get … Continue reading

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Album review: NEMESEA – Uprise

NEMESEA - Uprise

Napalm Records [Release date 29.04.16] You might be forgiven thinking that Dutch pop metallers Nemesea were new kids on the block out to steal Delain’s thunder.  But they have been around for at least 10 years although without their compatriots’ … Continue reading

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Album review: WINTER IN EDEN – Court Of Conscience

WINTER IN EDEN – Court Of Conscience

[Released 08.09.14] This is the third album by UK based symphonic metal band Winter In Eden and they have upped the ante for this one, recording it in the Netherlands and it’s been produced by Ruud Jolie (Within Temptation).  The … Continue reading

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Gig review: WITHIN TEMPTATION/Delain – Manchester Apollo, 11 April 2014

Within Temptation - Manchester Apollo, 11 April 2014

As I arrive at the venue tonight a full hour before it opens the draw of the bands is evident as the queues are already stretching up the road for this rearranged show. The tour originally due to be in … Continue reading

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Album review: WITHIN TEMPTATION – Hydra

WITHIN TEMPTATION - Hydra

Dramatico [Release date 03.02.14] With their last studio album The Unforgiving (2011), Dutch symphonic rockers Within Temptation looked as if they were about to step into the American mainstream and take it by storm with a set that included radio … Continue reading

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Album review: JONO – Requiem

www.jontheband.se Another great musical discovery from Sweden. Jono are centred around vocalist Johan Norrby who is joined by Within Temptation guitarist Stefan Hellebald and drummer Nicka Hellenberg, who appeared on the last Within Temptation album. Completing the line-up are Johan … Continue reading

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MAIDEN UNITED- THE PEEL, KINGSTON UPON THAMES- 7 DECEMBER 2012

Nearly every rock band of note over the past two decades has travelled the ‘unplugged’ route of revisiting their classics in acoustic format. Iron Maiden are an exception, but the intriguing possibility of what their trademark songs might sound like … Continue reading

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