Nine Circles ov…Power Metal in 2019

Gloryhammer 2019

It’s been a hot minute since this site dove into the hallowed halls of power metal.  Sure, there was that Rhapsody of Fire review a few months ago, and if you’ve been listening to our monthly Album of the Month podcast we can’t stop talking about how great the latest Gloryhammer is (seriously, it’s great…so much so that we’re not even including it in this post but giving it the header.  Run, don’t walk to check out Legends From Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex), but this year’s been a bit of a slog regarding content, let alone content for that most triumphant of genres.  So let’s rectify that with this edition of Nine Circles ov…and talk about some of the great power metal in 2019. Continue reading

CURSED IMAGERY: The Week in Album Art (July 26, 2019)

cursed imagery

So, this is fun. You’re actually reading Draft No. 2 of this post, because thanks to a faulty plug connection, my laptop just turned off on me about 80% through my first draft — a draft that WordPress had, for whatever reason, failed to auto-save at any point. So, said entire draft got wiped. Technology is just wonderful, isn’t it. Anyway, here are our album art highlights for this week:

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