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06-10-2010, 07:45 AM
Has anybody ever heard, or listened to Power Metal (bands such as Helloween, Gamma Ray, Running Wild, etc.)? All of my friends and relatives say they have not and I would like to know if anyone else does. I just wanna know because i listen to this stuff.
06-10-2010, 08:56 AM
Don't wanna sound "smart ass" but......of course!
Both German bands from Hamburg. ;)
Helloween is still around, and Running Wild started mid 70s untill they split up last year .
I'm not into that kind of old rock though, more stuff like Hendrix, Led Zeppelin or Stevie Ray Vaughan from time to time
You might also like
Bling Guardian - German Epic-nordic-Metal band , probably the best and international most popular of them.
They did also some nice Beach Boys covers or this here xD
Some of the best metal covers around.
YouTube- Blind Guardian-Mirror Mirror live at Wacken 2007 HQ
YouTube- BLIND GUARDIAN - Mr Sandman
YouTube- BLIND GUARDIAN - SURFIN' USA
06-11-2010, 04:58 AM
*points to sig*
Getting paid today and plan to pick up the new Dream Evil, and a used copy of Sonata Arctica the lady found the other day at FYE for $6.
I suggest you check out a band called Magica.
Just got their latest album from AFM records to review for the zine, I'm tackling a review of it next. I'm greatly impressed. Kinda like old school Nightwish but without the operatic elements, and much softer female vocal style. Worth checking out.
06-15-2010, 04:54 AM
If you're into Power Metal, I can recommend Sonata Arctica, Sabaton and Falconer to you.
YouTube- Sonata Arctica - Black Sheep
YouTube- Sabaton Primo Victoria
YouTube- Falconer - Mindtraveller
I think Hammerfall and Dragonforce will be known by everyone who knows what Power Metal is.
If you like it a bit more progressive, I can recommend Wuthering Heights. They play a mixture of power, progressive and folk metal. They're one of my many personal favourites.
YouTube- Wuthering Heights -Faith - Apathy Divine Part I
YouTube- Wuthering Heights - Snow - Apathy Divine Part II
06-15-2010, 04:42 PM
A lot of people know power metal!
06-15-2010, 07:56 PM
Another great band is Stratovarius
YouTube- Stratovarius - Eternity
YouTube- Stratovarius - Dreamspace
YouTube- Stratovarius - Black Diamond
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