Power Metal


Trick or Treat – Creepy Symphonies

I didn't think I'd like a power ballad about a ninja turtle in love with April O'Neill, but here we are.

Acoustic Adventures with Sonata Arctica’s Tony Kakko

Sonata Arctica are a Finnish metal band started in 1995 under the name Tricky Beans. With 10 studio albums in their discography, and a...

Helloween – Helloween

The best Helloween album in over a decade

Majestica – A Christmas Carol

Christmas Power Metal?!

Bringers of Pain – An Interview with Eero of Battle Beast

"If you don't have any good ideas, just work with your shitty ideas, and at some point something good is going to come out."

Still Alive: An Interview with Ralf Scheepers of Primal Fear

"We compose metal because we love heavy metal"

Ironflame – Blood Red Victory

Ironflame's third release finds the Ohio-based quintet blending aspects of traditional heavy metal and power metal with more energy and speed behind the drums...

Twilight Force – Dawn of the Dragonstar

Because of how campy power metal can be, there are many bands who, despite their sound, try to distance themselves from it. They fear...

Gloryhammer – Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex

Let's just get something out of the way: This is an amazing album, and you owe it to yourself to listen to it several...

Iron Savior – Kill Or Get Killed

With just a few years to go before they hit the quarter-century mark, the headbangers of Iron Savior are releasing their twelfth album. For...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...