Review of ’Closer to the Sky’ Tarja & Torsten


Ryan Murray | Chief Editor | November 26, 2021 THE TIME FOR OUTLANDERS IS FINALLY HERE!  Tarja has had this project in mind for quite some time, and in 2010 the work began. She then approached a longtime friend, Torsten Stenzel because of his lifelong knowledge and work with electronic music for many years. This … Continue reading Review of ’Closer to the Sky’ Tarja & Torsten

Review of ‘Anthem’ by Symfinity


Symfinity, while listed as a symphonic metal band, also have a lot of progressive metal and even some folk/ren faire vibes. This New York City based band is a must see and must hear group! Their website states they have been described as a mix between Jethro Tull and Nightwish, and I completely agree with that. They have a very progressive sound and they pack an even bigger punch live!

Review of Tarja’s Christmas Together (World Wide Live) Show


Review by Jessica Clingempeel | December 12, 2020 | Official Facebook Every year we are delighted with Tarja’s Christmas concerts, whether in churches of Finland or bigger venues such as ones in Czech Republic. This year, however, was different due to Covid-19. Tarja gave her listeners the chance to buy tickets for two special shows … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s Christmas Together (World Wide Live) Show

Review of ‘A Funeral of Innocence’ by Ligeia Wept


Review by Ryan Murray | October 21, 2020 Ligeia Wept is a band that is hard to place into any one specific genre. Hailing from Melbourne Australia, this band stretches across genres that include goth, symphonic death/doom metal and melodic metal. Their press release states that they were formed by Alister in 2006. Over the … Continue reading Review of ‘A Funeral of Innocence’ by Ligeia Wept

Review of Finntroll’s ‘Vredesvävd’


Review by Ryan Murray | September 15, 2020 Folk metal band Finntroll, from Helsinki Finland, is releasing “Vredesvävd”, their first studio album in seven years via Century Media Records on Friday, September 18th! With a career spanning over two decades, Finntroll has managed to sell over 50,000 albums in the US alone and has gained … Continue reading Review of Finntroll’s ‘Vredesvävd’

Review of Oceans of Slumber’s self-titled album


Review by Ryan Murray | September 1, 2020 | Official Facebook Progressive metal band Oceans of Slumber, from Houston, Texas are releasing their self titled album “Oceans of Slumber” this Friday, September 4th 2020!  This band has a unique sound that I absolutely love! While there is definitely a progressive metal feel to it, there … Continue reading Review of Oceans of Slumber’s self-titled album