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Tag: Symphonic

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Delain – We Are The Others

Delain – We Are The Others

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Label: CNR Music/Roadrunner Release Date: July 3, 2012 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: ToddStar I have had a love/love relationship with symphonic metal over the last couple of years.  Delain is certainly a part of that affair.  I love the powerful instrumentation performed flawlessly and the killer voice laid over top of it, without being too […]

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Liv Kristine – Libertine

Liv Kristine – Libertine

| 20 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Naplam Records Release Date: September 18, 2012 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: ToddStar Liv Kristine is widely known as the voice behind Leaves Eyes.  For most artists, including Liv, solo projects are simply an outlet for those thoughts, ideas, and songs that wouldn’t fit the mold of a band project. Libertine is just that.  There […]

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Xandria – Neverworld’s End

Xandria – Neverworld’s End

| 17 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Napalm Records Release Date: February 24, 2012 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: ToddStar I am not sure why I am so drawn to female fronted symphonic metal, but bands like Within Temptation, Nemesea, and Xandria are quite the constant spin in my rotation recently. Xandria brings a more operatic tone and voice to the mix, […]

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Diabulus In Musica – The Wanderer

Diabulus In Musica – The Wanderer

| 15 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Napalm Records Release Date: March 6, 2012 Rating: 5/10 Reviewed by: ToddStar After nearly wearing out my copy of the band’s debut release, Secrets, I couldn’t wait to hear The Wanderer. One of the best parts of the debut was the surprising voice of Zuberoa Aznárez. Her vocie graces this disc as well, but […]

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