Gloryhammer are not messing around. Sure, their thing might be a bit tongue in cheek. Sure, they prefer monikers like their fictional names Angus McFife XIII, Prince of the Galactic Empire of Fife, and Zargothrax, the Dark Sorcerer of Auchtermuchty. But, when you think about it, who wouldn’t? Those are some pretty badass names. And if the frozen wizard had become unfrozen and risen to once again unleash hell, you’re going into battle with a cool name. Continue reading
It was little more than a year ago that long running German power metal enthusiasts, Edguy, released Space Police – Defenders of the Crown. Now, in 2015, Gloryhammer is here with their own take on space battle. Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards is symphonic power metal that will inevitably get under your skin. Annoyingly so. Like a rash you can’t scratch. What begins as a tongue-in-cheek soon turns into a tension filled, nail-biting journey. The album is, simply put, a blast. OH WHAT WILL BECOME OF OUR SPACE HEROES!?