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Eternal Champion – Armor of Ire (2016)

A good song sung with conviction never goes out of fashion. Eternal Champion craft very good heavy metal songs indeed; in their slower moments reminiscent of post-reformation Manilla Road, as heard especially on Atlantis Rising and The Spiral Castle, in … Continue reading

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Titan Force’s silken writing and understated technicality

On Titan Force‘s high quality debut from 1989 are present two songs of┬áparticular brilliance; ‘Master Of Disguise‘ and ‘Lord Of Desire‘ are relaxed in sound but under their deceptively simple exterior lies a natural and acute songwriting nous. Rare are … Continue reading

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Why Manilla Road matter

We praise the blood that metal brings The essence of creative quality Is life so pure we cannot seek Our hopes, our dreams to make our fantasies reality – Manilla Road ‘Metal’ For the songs, the world-building, and the mythology … Continue reading

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