Tag Archives: power metal

Firewind deliver the power on new self-titled release

Firewind, the Greek power metal band created and led by former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G, has returned with a brand new album via AFM Records and a brand new vocalist in Herbie Langhans (Avantasia, ex- Sinbreed). Langhans was recruited and sent the band’s music for the new release as well as the entire back catalogue to study and asked to pick ...

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Feurschwanz cover Ed Sheeran track ‘I See Fire’ in new video

Ed Sheeran isn’t the first person you would think of if I told you that German folk/power metal fusion band Feurschwanz released a cover. But I present to you the video for ‘I See Fire’, originally by Ed Sheeran: Of course, this is appropriate for the Feaurschwanz style the original was featured in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. ‘I See ...

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Battle Born cross swords on self titled release

Power metal or battle metal is one sub-genre you can rely on always having certain tropes, there is a distinct sound, imagery and lyrical makeup to be found within it and Battle Born have leaned heavily into this on their new self titled release. Weighing in at five tracks, this plucky underground release dishes out power metal cliche’s by the ...

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Firewind Raise Flames

Power metal act Firewind has a new self-titled album due out on 15th May and before that a new single, available through AFM Records. “Hey everyone! We’re finally back with some new music for you!” said lead guitarist Gus G, who had taken time away to play with Ozzy Osbourne, and release and tour his solo music. The band, who ...

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DeadRisen Singles

DeadRisen the progressive and power metal combination formed by Rivera/Bomma guitarist Rod Rivera and Symphony X bassist Mike LePond, alongside Will Shaw (vocals), Tony Stahl (keyboards), and Dan Prestup (drums) have been releasing more singles from their debut album out on AFM Records now. ‘Destiny‘ was the second single taken from the album and you can check out the lyric ...

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Ross The Boss all Fired Up!

Former Manowar guitarist Ross ‘The Boss’ Friedman has a new solo album out on 6th March. Born Of Fire will be the fourth release from The Boss and his band. It follows on the heels of 2018’s chart breaking By Blood Sworn, released on AFM Records as the new one will be. The last two years have been filled with ...

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Christian Münzner

Christian Münzner Takes The Path Of The Hero

Christian Münzner has always been an underappreciated name in the landscape of shred despite being more versatile than some of his peers; spanning all the way from Jazz fusion themed death metal to instrumental neoclassical power metal and Path of the Hero goes on to show off his skills as a songwriter. Path of the Hero is a power metal ...

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As One – The Brothers Of Metal

Sweden’s Brothers Of Metal has just released ‘One‘ as their latest single taken from their forthcoming new album Emblas Saga, out 10th January through AFM Records “’One’ is a true Viking hymn written deep in the dark woods of Birka,” stated the band. “A tale of lost hope, a meady and darkened mind of a long-lost forgotten hero, and his ...

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Thunder over Human Fortress

Their Reign Of Gold album out now, Human Fortress has released a new single from it called ‘Thunder’. Melodic hooks, heroic hymns and powerful vocals, spiced up with royal-medieval melodies is still the name of the game with Human Fortress, with Tommy Newton still in control of production for their sixth full length album. The German power metal power band ...

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The Metalite Interview

Guitarist Edwin Premberg of modern melodic metal act Metalite recently sat down to discuss the band’s history, where they’re at now, and what the future should bring. Here RAMzine features those findings. How did Metalite come about and is there a meaning behind the name? Edwin Premberg: The name Metalite just popped up when I was planning the new modern ...

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