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 by Ryan Murray | 4/2/2020 Julian’s Lullaby, a symphonic rock band from Athens, Greece, released their 2nd album “Prisoner of Emotions” in 2017. I had never heard of this band before, but really enjoyed listening to this album, especially the instrumentation. This band has a nice mix of symphonic rock, power rock, folk and … Continue reading Review of ‘Prison of Emotions’ by Julian’s Lullaby
Review by Jessica Clingempeel | October 17, 2019 This year I attended three festivals that Tarja participated in. The first was Chania Rock Festival in Crete; the second was Z7 in Switzerland; and the last was with Evanescence in Trnava, Slovakia. Every show she played songs from her previous album ‘The Shadow Self’ and some … Continue reading A Review of Tarja’s 2019 Festival Shows
Review by Jade | October 16, 2019 POWERHOUSE. There is no other word to describe BLACK ANIMA, the ninth studio album by Italian metal group LACUNA COIL. Over twenty year in the scene has led them to what is arguably the strongest album in their career. Musically, lyrically, vocally, BLACK ANIMA delivers the sound that … Continue reading Review of Lacuna Coil’s ‘Black Anima’ by Jade
Several people wanted to write a review on this single for the webzine so you will be reading several here. Mine is first, enjoy and be sure to listen to the song (video at bottom, along with a sample of the album version feat. Bjorn from Soilwork) and order this album. Out Aug. 30th, 2019! … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s ‘Dead Promises’ Single
Review by Jessica Clingempeel | 9/22/2018 September 9th, 2018 will be a night that will never be forgotten in New York City. It was a long wait for the return of one of the most influential female singers in the metal world today, but the wait was well worth it. First, the opening band, Symfinity. … Continue reading Tarja Graces New York City