Music reviews

REVIEW: Angus McSix

Angus McSix is a symphonic power metal band formed by Gloryammer’s former lead vocalist Thomas Winkler (stage name previously Angus McFife). As a longtime Gloryhammer fan, the band’s acrimonious split was painful to read...

REVIEW: Starship Velociraptor by Galactikraken

Starship Velociraptor is a power metal album by Galactikraken (AKA Jonathan Young). Jonathan Young is primarily known for doing metal covers of existing songs on Youtube and you haven’t quite heard the Pokemon theme until...

REVIEW: At the Edge of Time by Blind Guardian

Once more I return to listening to the albums of German power metal band Blind Guardian. While Nightfall in Middle Earth remains their best work (in my humble opinion), I’ve rarely found one of...

REVIEW: Nightfall in Middle Earth by Blind Guardian

Nightfall in Middle Earth is the first studio album I’ve reviewed for Grimdark Magazine. It’s also one of my favorite power metal bands’ greatest works. The fact it’s also a concept album based around...