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Regarding Criss Oliva that fateful night in 1993........

I’ve needed to tell this one for many years now, so here goes:

Back in 1990-ish, I was lucky enough to go into the studio with… 1,029 more words

Massive Metal Monday: “Hall of the Mountain King” by Savatage

Savatage emerged from the Tampa, Florida scene in the early 1980s and helped usher in a new brand of progressive power metal. Led by virtuoso guitarist Criss Oliva and his brother, the powerhouse operatic vocalist…

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Doomlord - Black Testament (Review)

Doomlord are from Puerto Rico and play Doom Metal. This is their début album.

After enjoying their first release – Almas Malditas – I was eager to check out Black Testament to see if the band had made good on the promise displayed in that first split. 169 more words


The Christmas Attic - Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Redan för två år sedan hade jag planerat att recensera den här skivan vid jultid eftersom Trans-Siberian Orchestra faktiskt är mest kända för sin blandning av julmusik och Metal, men det har helt enkelt bara fallit mellan annat istället. 536 more words


Hall Of Idols #24: Paul O’Neill

Twenty-fourth installment in a series exploring very important people in my life.

Let me start explaining how this will work: I listed 65 idols of mine. 702 more words

Savatage - Sirens

Can´t get enough of Savatage ? Here is another great song.


Savatage - Power Of The Night

Everyone must know Savatage or ? They formed under the name Avatar but changed their name in 1983 to Savatage. They split up 2002 but will reunite for at least one gig at Wacken Open Air next year.