On this (mini) episode of Full Metal Hipster I’m trying something a bit different. Instead of an interview or an episode built around a theme, I’m reviewing a single album. […]
Unleash the Archers is one of the best live bands I’ve seen in a long time. Super energetic and fun. Also, Brittney Slayes has an insane voice.
Crimson Shadows are truly Kings Among Men!
What ho, brave warriors? I hope the day finds you well with your bellies full of mead and your swords soaked in the blood of your foes! On this, the […]
On this episode of Full Metal Hipster, I celebrate the addition of a good microphone to the podcast, discuss my dad’s recent cancer diagnosis, and play music from a new […]
I’m not afraid to admit that I like power metal. Sometimes I need a break from the frostbitten grimness of black metal or the relentless intensity of grindcore, and power […]
On Wheels of Impermanence, Canadian progressive power metal outfit Heaven’s Cry unleash their third album on the world. Or maybe tepidly push it in the world’s general direction would be a […]
There’s not much I can say about Italy’s THY MAJESTIE. They aren’t terrible and they aren’t amazing. They play standard power metal about epic battles and vanquishing evil. There are […]
Dragony are a solidly middle-of-the-road symphonic power metal band. They attack all the typical genre tropes such as fantasy lyrics, soaring melodies, and guitar acrobatics enthusiastically, yet strictly by-the-book. Legends is […]
I am, unashamedly, a power metal fan. I know it’s not the “coolest” sub-genre of metal, but I don’t care. At it’s best, power metal is heroic, positive and […]