Posts Tagged ‘Rage’

[Recap] February 2010

March 2, 2010 Leave a comment

It’s been about a month since the blog started; I hope you all have enjoyed it. It started off quite eventful, but I found myself struggling to find discussion topics of interest. That being said, this is by no means a filler post (observe that there is no filler tag). I guess you’ll want to know what is in here:

  • Album of the Month
  • Other notable albums
  • Underground artists
  • My personal favorites of the month

At the beginning of February, I did much catching up on new album reviews. However, most of them were released in late January, so the competition for album of the month is between Rage and Mutiny Within. And the winner is…

Album of the Month: Strings to a Web (Rage)

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Hour of Power

February 28, 2010 Leave a comment

During my week off, I made myself a “to-listen-to” list of music. I have so far managed to listen to bits and pieces of nearly 15 bands (mostly old ones) that I’ve only recently discovered. Much of this list is power metal. I used to think that the metal subgenre repeated itself too much to be worth listening to (which is still sometimes true). However, I decided to step out of my “Keeper of the Seven Keys” bubble and open my mind; I’m very glad I did so. If you are looking for an hour of power, there are many great albums that can fulfill that desire. I’ll start with my recent personal favorite, Lost Horizon.

(Yes, I also think they look quite silly, but that doesn’t stop them from being amazing)

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Rage – Strings to a Web: Review

February 6, 2010 2 comments

Strings to a Web is the 19th studio release by the German power metal band, Rage. It was released on February 5. After listening to it, I must say that this band does not get the recognition they deserve.

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