EDGE OF FOREVER – The Days of Future Past – The Remasters

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://www.facebook.com/edgeofforeverband/ This neat triple-CD set containing remastered versions of the first three records by Edge of Forever is an enjoyable listen and a pretty cool collection of well-written heavy metal/hard rock tunes with plenty of good vocal melodies, epic-sounding keyboards, and tasty riffs scattered across it. While some of their musical…

SEMBLANT – Vermillion Eclipse

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://www.facebook.com/semblantband The Brazilian outfit known as Semblant, which was conceived back in 2006, have returned with their fourth full-length assault and what we are served here is a basically a mixture of modern melodic metal, power metal, gothic metal, and arguably also subtle hint of prog metal. That the six members…

SPIRITS OF FIRE – Embrace the Unknown

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://www.facebook.com/SpiritsOfFireBand/ The project named Spirits of Fire is a rather overlooked one from my perspective but hopefully this superbly crafted heavy metal juggernaut of theirs titled “Embrace the Unknown” will reach a wider audience and receive more praise than their otherwise solid debut offering from 2019 did. While Tim “Ripper” Owens…

THE FERRYMEN – One More River to Cross

RELEASE YEAR: 2022BAND URL: https://www.facebook.com/TheFerrymenofficial/ I have had a soft spot for the project The Ferrymen since their debut in 2017 and it is therefore pretty damn brilliant to be able to state that this sparkling new effort of theirs evocatively titled “One More River to Cross” is a real delight to listen to and…