Nightwish

Nightwish - Showtime, Storytime (Roadrunner)

Bombast, pomp, plus a side of cheese...
Release Date: 
29 Nov 2013 (All day)

So (mainly) Finnish act Nightwish tick off another milestone in their path to the top table of the metal pantheon: The Double Live Album.

Sabaton's Vocalist Joakim Broden

Mr J speaks of war and peace, new members and stuff...

Joakim Broden, power-vocalist with Sabaton, is feeling “very good”; he’s chilling in his hometown of Falun, with tourist attractions aplenty, inc

Nightwish - Imaginaerum (Roadrunner)

A stunning exposition from the ambitious Finns...
Release Date: 
1 Dec 2011 - 11:30pm

When ice maiden Tarja Turunen left Finnish operatic dreamweavers Nightwish, many mourned the band’s imminent demise; Who could possibly replace such a distin

Tarot - Spell of Iron MMXI (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

It's a re-release of their classic 1986 debut, one of Finnish metal's finest achievements. But is it relevant and is it worth the effort? Yes; if you don't mind superfluous keyboards and some subpar vocal performances.

It’s like a revered artifact of Finnish metal that’s been dug out of the ground, painstakingly restored by eminent sonic scientists, groomed to meticulous perfection…and

Within Temptation - The Unforgiving (Roadrunner)

Return to form? NO. This is the album of their career to date...
Release Date: 
24 Mar 2011 - 11:30pm

Within Temptation. For years the name has been synonymous with classy, if slightly samey, symphonic metal.

Farewell Gary Moore

Veteran metal/blues guitarist Gary Moore found dead, former bandmates shocked, tributes pour in.

Fans of heavy metal the world over are once again mourning today at the news that another member of the genres pantheon of greats - this time former Thin Lizzy guitarist