Album review: Sarah Brightman – Hymn

Famed soprano Sarah Brightman’s newest album ‘Hymn’ is the perfect soundtrack to your winter wonderland.

Concert review: Nightwish – MTELUS, Montreal – March 20 2018

Nightwish revisits 20 years of symphonic metal in grandiose fashion

Interview – Kamelot’s Thomas Youngblood on new album and new tour

I spoke to Thomas Youngblood of Kamelot about their new album “Haven”, out on May 5th.

Concert review: Nightwish with Sabaton and Delain – Palladium, Worcester, MA – April 11th 2015

Metal triple bill of Delain, Sabaton and Nightwish rocks Worcester with solid performances, and might mark the beginning of a new era for the Finnish headliners.

Album review: Nightwish – “Endless Forms Most Beautiful”

Nightwish’s first studio album with new singer Floor Jansen is arguably their best yet and their most accomplished. It will also appeal to metal fans who might not be into…

Album review: The Gentle Storm – “The Diary”

Ayreon’s Arjen Lucassen and The Gathering’s Anneke van Giersbergen join forces in The Gentle Storm. Their excellent debut is a concept album that mixes folk with prog rock and symphonic…

Album review: Ascendia – The Lion & the Jester

[star rating=”8″ max=”10″]   “The Lion & the Jester” is the debut album from Toronto symphonic metal quintet Ascendia. Canada isn’t renowned as a hotbed for symphonic metal, but the confluence…

Concert Review – Sonata Arctica (with Delain and Xandria) – Club Soda, Montreal – September 8 2014

Finnish power metallers Sonata Arctica played in Montreal last night at Club Soda as part of their Pariah’s Child tour who also happens to celebrate the band’s 15th anniversary. Offering…