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Thu, 05/26/2016

One of the trademarks of Heavy Metal is to use the iconography and dressing the way you want to sound. One of the beautiful things about this genre is the performances are as much a feast for the eyes as they are for the ears. In this musical survey, I'll be posting links for recommendations so...

Thu, 02/13/2014

One of the things I found very interesting were the comparisons, often heated and unfriendly, that were made between Within Temptation and Evanescence. As a huge fan of both, in my mind they were always two very different bands. Evanescence was born from what appeared to be Christian rock...

Sun, 02/02/2014

I'm a strong believer that seeing and hearing is believing. Nightwish's "Ghost Love Score" is a signature piece that most fans point to as one of the best known archetypes of the epic, heroic, bombastic, and cinematic aspects of the Symphonic Metal genre. Listen and decide for yourself.

I...

Sun, 02/02/2014

My love for Symphonic Metal was entirely accidental with my discovery of Within Temptation many years ago. My later discovery of Nightwish, Epica, and Kamelot pretty much sealed the deal.

I am a believer that seeing and hearing is believing, so I've provided a few links to gems from...