Category: Power Metal

Celesty – Legacy of Hate

“We are the army of light, against the darkness we’ll fight!” Years ago I ran across the album Legacy of Hate by Finnish epic power metal band Celesty. I was immediately captivated by the Microsoft Windows 98 cover artwork, and knew it was worthy of my time. Revisiting this album after so many years, it is clear to me now how truly awesome it is. (more…)

Sanctuary – The Year The Sun Died

After 24 years with no releases, Sanctuary has made their triumphant return to the metal world, but was the wait worth it? Disbanding in 1992, members of the band went on to form Nevermore, and they were great! I saw them live in 2007 or 2006, and I was blown away. Now that Nevermore is on hiatus, it only makes sense for Sanctuary to step back into the light. (more…)