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REVIEWS
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.Editorial - From music reviewer to "successful" SciFi Author

Iron Fire - Among the Dead
Crime Records
Heavy Power Metal
84 / 100 Album of the month
Sabaton - The Last Stand (Limited Edition)
Nuclear Blast
(Military) Power Metal
87 / 100 Major event
Running Wild - Rapid Foray
Steamhammer
(Running Wild's) Heavy Metal
90 / 100 Major event
Far Beyond - A Frozen Flame of Ice
Self released
(slightly Gothic and) Moody Melodeath
96 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Powerwolf - Blessed & Possessed
Napalm Records
Power (Wolf) Metal
94 / 100 Major event
.Editorial - Earth - Last Sanctuary: A SciFi novel by a metalhead

Crystal Ball - LifeRider
Massacre Records
Classic Hard-Rock
90 / 100 Album of the month
Eclipse - Armageddonize
Frontiers Records
Hard 'N Heavy
95 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Black Veil Brides - IV (Limited Edition)
Universal
Melodic Heavy Metal
96 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Sabaton - Heroes
Nuclear Blast
Power Metal
100 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Persuader - The Fiction Maze
Inner Wound Recordings
Power Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Pretty Maids - Louder Than Ever
Frontiers Records
Melodic Heavy Metal
84 / 100
Freedom Call - Beyond
SPV
Power Metal
96 / 100 Album of the year
Axxis - Kingdom of the Night II - White Edition
Phonotraxx
Hard Rock mostly
90 / 100 Album of the month
Axxis - Kingdom of the Night II - Black Edition
Phonotraxx
Hard Rock / Melodic Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Lingua Mortis Orchestra - LMO
Nuclear Blast
Symphonic / Orchestral Metal
94 / 100 Album of the month
Haywire - Don't Just Stand There
Metalworks
AOR / PopRock
97 / 100 Archive review
Timo Tolkki's Avalon - Land of New Hope
Frontiers Records
Power Metal Opera
85 / 100 Surprise of the month
Battle Beast - Battle Beast
Nuclear Blast
Power Metal
96 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Avantasia - The Mystery of Time
Nuclear Blast
Power Metal / Rock Opera
88 / 100 Major event
Pretty Maids - Motherland
Frontiers Records
Melodic Metal
100 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Stratovarius - Nemesis
Edel
Epic Power Metal
97 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Victorius - The Awakening
Sonic Attack
Power / Speed Metal
90 / 100 Surprise of the month
Black Majesty - Stargazer
Limb Music Products
Power Metal
80 / 100
Helloween - Straight out of Hell
The End Records
Power / Speed Metal
92 / 100 Major event
Ensiferum - Unsung Heroes
Spinefarm Records
Failed Experimental Folk (and supposedly melodic death) "Metal"
59 / 100
Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late
Frontiers Records
AOR
92 / 100 Album of the month
Eclipse - Bleed and Scream
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
95 / 100 Album of the year
Wintersun - Time I
Nuclear Blast
Jari's Symphonic (Melodic Death) Metal
97 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Crimson Shadows - Glory on the Battlefield
Self released
Speed Metal meets Melodeath
94 / 100 Album of the Year V2
.Editorial - Making an iOS app for iPad - Dragon Alliance HD project

Northern Kings - Rethroned
Warner Music Finland
Symphonic Metal Covers
no quote Archive review
Unleash The Archers - Defy The Skies (EP)
Self released
Power Metal with few melodeath elements
No quote
Dunedain - Magica
Dunedain
Power Metal
73 / 100 Surprise of the month
The Privateer - Facing the Tempest
Trollzorn
Pirate Power / Melodeath
83 / 100 Surprise of the month
Talisman - I'll be Waiting (Deluxe Edition 2012)

Hard Rock
no quote
Wild Frontier - 2012
Prime Entertainment
Hard Rock
71 / 100
.Editorial - Home made best of - Legendary Warriors of Metal vol. I

Herman Frank - Right in the Guts
Metal Heaven
Melodic Heavy Metal
89 / 100 Album of the month
Gotthard - Firebirth
Nuclear Blast
Hard Rock
70 / 100 Major event
Jaded Heart - Common Destiny
Fastball Music
Hard Rock / Melodic Metal
80 / 100
Asia - XXX
Frontiers Records
AOR / Progressive Rock
94 / 100 Major event
Running Wild - Masquerade
Noise Records
Speed Metal
82 / 100 Archive review
Dark Tranquillity - Zero Distance EP
Century Media
Melodic Death Metal
No quote
H.E.A.T - Address The Nation
Gain Music Entertainment / earMusic
Hard Rock / AOR
90 / 100 Album of the month
Dragonforce - The Power Within
Roadrunner Records
Speed Metal
85 / 100 Major event
Excalion - High Time
Limb Music Products
Melodic Metal
67 / 100 Archive review
Accept - Stalingrad
Nuclear Blast
(Good Old) Heavy Metal
85 / 100 Major event
Mercury Falling - Into The Void
Phonotraxx
Prog / Power(ful) Metal
89 / 100 Surprise of the month
Axxis - ReDISCOver(ed)
Phonotraxx
Pop Metal Covers
no quote
Running Wild - Shadowmaker
EMP
Hard & (barely) Heavy
52 / 100 Major event
Rage - 21
Nuclear Blast
Heavy Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Iron Fire - Voyage of the Damned
Napalm Records
Heavy Atmospheric Power Metal
85 / 100 Surprise of the month
.Editorial - Erock - You Tube Metal Sensation(al) : Eric Calderone ! Everything sounds better when it's METAL !!!!

Virtuoso Guitar God !
Freedom Call - Land of the Crimson Dawn
SPV
True Power Metal
94 / 100 Album of the month
Northern Kings - Reborn
Warner Music Finland
Symphonic Metal Covers
no quote Archive review
Amaranthe - Amaranthe
Spinefarm Records
Modern Melodic Metal (with some Death vocals)
90 / 100 Surprise of the month
Iron Savior - The Landing
AFM Records
Power Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Powerwolf - Bible of the Beast
Metal Blade
Power Metal
95 / 100 Archive review
Fatal Crisis - Distant Fantasia

(Blind Guardian) Power/Speed Metal
73 / 100 Surprise of the month
Serenity in Murder - The First Frisson of the World
Spiritual Beast
Symphonic Melodic Death Metal
87 / 100 Surprise of the month
Morton - Come Read the Words Forbidden
AFM Records
Power Metal
82 / 100 Surprise of the month
ReinXeed - 1912
Rivel Records
Power / Speed Metal
77 / 100
Far Beyond - Songs of Hope and Sorrow
Self-released
Melancholic Metal (clean & harsh vocals)
90 / 100 Archive review
Blackguard - Firefight
Victory Records
Symphonic Melodic Death Metal
94 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Dragonland - Under The Grey Banner
AFM Records
Symphonic Power Metal
96 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Dragonfly - Non Requiem
Dragonfly Records
Power Metal
89 / 100
Euphoreon - Euphoreon
Self-released
Melodic Death Metal
98 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Dragonslayer - Cronos
Picap
Heavy Metal
87 / 100 Archive review
Powerwolf - Blood of the Saints
Metal Blade
Power(wolf) Metal !
94 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Edguy - Age of the Joker
Nuclear Blast
Hard-Rock (or Hard'N Heavy)
80 / 100 Major event
Virgin Steele - The Black Light Bacchanalia
Steamhammer
Progressive Opera / Theatrical and Atmospheric Metal
69 / 100
Pretty Maids - Pandemonium
Frontiers Records
Melodic Metal
92 / 100 Major event
Sabaton - Coat of Arms
Nuclear Blast
Epic Anthemic Power Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Heavenly - Carpe Diem
XIII bis
Majestic (Symphonic) Power/Speed Metal
97 / 100 Album of the year
Iron Fire - To The Grave
Napalm Records
Epic Power Metal
94 / 100 Album of the year
Rage - Gib Dich Nie Auf
Nuclear Blast
Heavy / Power Metal
no quote
Live Report - Wacken Open Air 2008 - Day 3
???
Live Report - Wacken Open Air 2008 - Day 2
???
Live Report - Wacken Open Air 2008 - Day 1
???
Edguy - Tinnitus Sanctus
Nuclear Blast
Hard Rock / Heavy Metal with Power Metal elements
80 / 100 Major event
Dragonfly - Alma Irae
In between Labels at the time
Majestic & Epic Symphonic Melodic Metal
97 / 100 Album of the year
Royal Hunt - Paradox II - Collision Course
InsideOut Music
Prog Melodic & Symphonic Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Seventh Avenue - Terium
Massacre Records
Melodic Power / Speed Metal
91 / 100 Album of the month
In Flames - A Sense Of Purpose
Nuclear Blast
Melodeath
86 / 100 Major event
Norther - N
Spinefarm Records
Melodeath
77 / 100
Stormwarrior - Heading Northe
Dockyard1
Melodic Speed / True Metal
94 / 100 Album of the Year V2
Rage - Carved In Stone
Nuclear Blast
Heavy / Power Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Avantasia - The Scarecrow
Nuclear Blast
Rock / Heavy / Power Metal melpot
96 / 100 Album of the year
Axxis - Doom Of Destiny
AFM Records
Majestic Power Metal
94 / 100 Album of the year
Avantasia - Lost In Space - Part II (EP)
Nuclear Blast
Rock & Metal Melpot
69 / 100 Major event
Avantasia - Lost In Space - Part I (EP)
Nuclear Blast
Rock & Metal Melpot
79 / 100 Major event
Cryonic - Evil Mind
SwedMetal
Heavy / Power Metal
63 / 100
Raintime - Flies & Lies
Replica Records
Progressive Heavy / Power with MeloDeath influences
95 / 100 Album of the year
Iron Fire - Blade Of Triumph
Napalm Records
Power Metal
74 / 100
Nocturnal Rites - The 8th Sin
Century Media
Melodic Heavy / Power Metal
94 / 100 Album of the month
Kane Roberts - Saints And Sinners
BMG
Hard-Rock
97 / 100 Archive review
Sonata Arctica - Unia
Nuclear Blast
(Cacophonic) Melodic Metal
55 / 100
Bloodbound - Book Of The Dead
Metal Heaven
Melodic Heavy / True Metal
94 / 100 Album of the month
Magnum - On A Storyteller's Night
Universal/Republic
AOR
CLASSIC
Magnum - Alice And The Broken Arrow
SPV
Hard Rock / AOR / Progressive
93 / 100 Major event
Norther - No Way Back
Spinefarm Records
Melodic Death Metal
62 / 100
Rebellion - Miklagard (The History Of The Vikings Vol. 2)
Massacre Records
94 / 100 Album of the year
Thunderstone - Evolution 4.0
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Heavy Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Domine - Ancient Spirit Rising
DragonHeart / SPV
Epic True / Speed Metal
80 / 100
Excalion - Waterlines
Limb Music Products
Melodic / Power Metal
82 / 100 Surprise of the month
Twilightning - Swinelords
Spinefarm Records
80's Rock / Heavy Metal
69 / 100
Symphorce - Become Death
Metal Blade
Dark Heavy / Power Metal
76 / 100
W.A.S.P. - Still Not Black Enough
Sanctuary
Heavy Metal !
94 / 100 Archive review
Masterplan - MK II
AFM Records
Melodic Metal
85 / 100
Siam Shade - II
Sony Records
Melodic Hard-Rock (J-Rock)
92 / 100 Archive review
Burning Point - Burned Down The Enemy
Metal Heaven
Power Metal
61 / 100
Blood Stain Child - Mystic Your Heart
M&I Company
COB like Ultra-Melodic Death Metal
90 / 100 Archive review
Grave Digger - Liberty Or Death
Locomotive Music
Epic Heavy Metal
86 / 100
Siam Shade - Siam Shade
LMC
Melodic Hard-Rock (J-Rock)
75 / 100 Archive review
Virgin Steele - Visions Of Eden
Sanctuary
Epic & Operatic Heavy Metal
62 / 100
Metalium - Nothing To Undo
Crash Music
Heavy / Power Metal
60 / 100
Heed - The Call
AOR Heaven
Heavy / Power Metal
80 / 100 Surprise of the month
Manigance - L'Ombre et la Lumière
Replica
Melodic Power / Prog Metal
94 / 100 Album of the year
Running Wild - Black Hand Inn
EMI / Electrola
Heavy / Speed Metal
CLASSIC
Blood Stain Child - Idolator
Dockyard1
Ultra Melodic & Earth Shattering Melodic Death Metal
98 / 100 Album of the year
Heavenly - Virus
XIII bis
Bombastic and Majestic Melodic Metal
96 / 100 Album of the year
Axxis - Paradise In Flames
AFM Records
Melodic Power Metal
95 / 100 Album of the year
Edguy - Rocket Ride
Nuclear Blast
Hard-Rock / Melodic Heavy Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Bon Jovi - Have A Nice Day
Def Jam Recording
AOR / Hard-Rock
92 / 100 Major event
Highland Glory - Forever Endeavour
Face Front
Power Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Axenstar - The Inquisition
Arise Records
Progressive Power Metal
82 / 100
Sentenced - The Funeral Album
Century Media
Dark Metal
96 / 100 Major event
Manigance - D'Un Autre Sang
NTS
Melodic Power / Prog Metal
94 / 100 Album of the month
Edguy - Hellfire Club
Nuclear Blast
(True) Melodic Heavy Metal
100 / 100 Album of the year
Edguy - King Of Fools (EP)
Nuclear Blast
True (Heavy) Metal
90 / 100 Major event
Azrael (Japan) - Sunrise In The Dreamland
Tokuma Japan Communications
(Happy) European inspired Power Metal
69 / 100
Axxis - Time Machine
AFM Records
Melodic Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Heavenly - Dust To Dust
Sanctuary
True (Heavy) Metal
98 / 100 Album of the year
Human Fortress - Defenders Of The Crown
Massacre Records
Melodic Epic Metal
95 / 100 Album of the month
Gaia Epicus - Satrap
Sound Riot Records
Power Metal
75 / 100 Surprise of the month
Blazing Eternity - Times And Unknown Waters
Prophecy
Progressive & Melodic Dark Metal
82 / 100 Archive review
Burning Point - Feeding The Flames
Limb Music Products
Epic Power Metal
73 / 100
Manigance - Signe de Vie
NTS
Melodic Heavy / Prog Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Lost Horizon - A Flame To The Ground Beneath
Music For Nations
True Heavy Metal !!!
100 / 100 Album of the year
Chris' project - The Kyrian Chronicles
Metal Reviews
Online Manga Short Stories
Kamelot - Epica
Sanctuary
Epic & Symphonic True Metal
96 / 100 Album of the month
Stratovarius - Eagleheart (single)
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Speed Metal
no quote
Hammerfall - Crimson Thunder
Nuclear Blast
True Metal
82 / 100
Hammerfall - Glory To The Brave
Nuclear Blast
True Metal !!!
100 / 100
Avantasia - The Metal Opera (Part II)
AFM Records
True Metal Opera
100 / 100 Major event
Rennaissance - Birth (demo)
Self-Financed
True Metal / J-Rock
no quote Surprise of the month
Thy Majestie - Hastings 1066
Scarlet Records
Epic Hollywood Metal
90 / 100 Surprise of the month
Cryonic Temple - Chapter One
Underground Symphony
Power Metal
80 / 100
Dreamtale - Beyond Reality
Spinefarm Records
True / Melodic Speed Metal
85 / 100 Surprise of the month
In Flames - Reroute To Remain
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Death Metal
97 / 100 Album of the month
Suidakra - Emprise To Avalon
Century Media
Melodic Death Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Shaman - The Ritual
NTS
Speed/Power (Folk) Metal
93 / 100 Surprise of the month
Dragonland - Holy War
Black Lotus Records
Epic Heroic Fantasy Speed Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Thunderstone - Thunderstone
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Power/Speed Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Nude - Cities And Faces
Scarlet Records
(Boring) Electro Gothic
39 / 100
Primal Fear - Black Sun
Nuclear Blast
Heavy Metal !!!!
93 / 100 Album of the month
Metal Reviews poll - Shall we keep the comparative quotes ?
Metal Reviews
Website function
?
Royal Hunt - The Watchers
Frontiers Records
Melodic/Prog Metal
no quote Surprise of the month
Dark Moor - The Gates Of Oblivion
Arise Records
Epic True Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Manigance - Ange Ou Démon
NTS
Power (Prog) Metal
97 / 100 Surprise of the month
Vhäldemar - Fight To The End
Arise Records
Power / Speed Metal
83 / 100 Surprise of the month
The Storyteller - Crossroad
No Fashion Records
Power Metal
74 / 100
Norther - Dreams Of Endless War
Spinefarm Records
Incredible Epic & Melodic Death Metal
95 / 100 Surprise of the month
Underground Moon - Underground Moon
Revolution Entertainment
Industrial / Alternative Metal
54 / 100
Misery Inc. - Chains
Self-Financed
Sentenced Metal
72 / 100
Norther - Released (single)
Spinefarm Records
Epic & Melodic Death Metal
no quote
Timo Tolkki - Hymn To Life
Nuclear Blast
(Hard) Rock
78 / 100
Hubi Meisel - Cut
Point Music
Hard Rock
no quote Surprise of the month
Squealer - Under The Cross
AFM Records
Heavy / Power Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Chinchilla - The Last Millenium
MetalBlade Records
Melodic Heavy Metal
88 / 100 Surprise of the month
Andromeda - Extension Of The Wish
NTS
Prog Metal
80 / 100
Novembre - Novembrine Waltz
Century Media
Gothic Metal
87 / 100 Surprise of the month
Norifumi Shima with Concerto Moon - Gate Of Triumph
VAP Records
Power Metal
83 / 100 Surprise of the month
Stormwind - Reflections
Massacre Records
Who said Yngwie ?!?
80 / 100
Celestial Ode - Demo
Self-Financed
Heavy/Power Metal
57 / 100
Time Machine - Aliger Daemon (EP)
Lucretia Records
Power Prog
80 / 100
Magnum - Wings Of Heaven
Polygram
Hard Rock
94 / 100
Stan Bush - Language Of The Heart
Frontiers Records
(Hard) Rock
84 / 100
Sinergy - Suicide By My Side
Spinefarm Records
Melodic (COB) Heavy Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Rage - Best Of - All G.U.N. Years
Gun Records
Heavy Metal
no quote
Time Machine - Evil
Lucretia Records
Power Prog Metal
95 / 100 Surprise of the month
Warmen - Beyond Abilities
Spinefarm Records
Epic (Instrumental) Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Winger - The Very Best Of
Atlantic
Hard Rock
no quote
Nightwish - From Wishes To Eternity - Live (DVD)
Drakkar
Nightwish Metal
no quote
Dreamtide - Here Comes The Flood
Frontiers Records
Melodic Hard Rock
81 / 100
Burning Point - Salvation By Fire
Limb Music Products
Power Metal
59 / 100
Nightmare - Cosmovision
Napalm Records
Power Metal
83 / 100 Surprise of the month
Eternal Tears Of Sorrow - A Virgin And A Whore
Drakkar
Melodic Death Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Silent Force - Infatuator
Massacre Records
Melodic Heavy Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Melodica - Lovemetal
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
78 / 100
Suidakra - The Arcanum
Last Episode
Melodic Black / Death Metal
94 / 100 Album of the month
Thunderstone - Promo 2001
Self-Financed
Melodic Speed Metal
87 / 100 Surprise of the month
Domine - Stormbringer Ruler
DragonHeart / SPV
Epic Power Metal
96 / 100 Album of the month
Rhapsody - Rain Of A Thousand Flames
Limb Music Products
Hollywood Metal
90 / 100
Angra - Rebirth
Steamhammer
Melodic Speed Metal "à la Angra"
92 / 100 Album of the month
Horakane - Eternal Infinity
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
57 / 100
Royal Hunt - The Mission
Frontiers Records
Melodic Metal with prog/experimental elements
83 / 100
Pink Cream 69 - Endangered
Massacre Records
Melodic Hard Rock
80 / 100
Wyvern - No Defiance Of Fate
No Fashion Records
Wanna be True Metal
41 / 100
Grave Digger - The Grave Digger
Nuclear Blast
Epic Heavy Metal
97 / 100 Album of the month
Guardians Of Time - Edge Of Tomorrow
Shark Records
True Metal
81 / 100 Surprise of the month
Axxis - Eyes Of Darkness
Massacre Records
Melodic Hard Rock
80 / 100
Human Fortress - Lord Of Earth And Heavens Heir
Limb Music Products
Melodic Heavy Metal
91 / 100 Surprise of the month
Vinnie Moore - Defying Gravity
Shrapnel Records
Guitar Hero
73 / 100
Nostradameus - The Prophet Of Evil
AFM Records
Melodic Speed Metal
80 / 100
Double Dealer - Deride At Top
Limb Music Products
Heavy Metal
40 / 100
Stormhammer - Cold Desert Moon
Century Media
Epic Heavy Metal
70 / 100
Edguy - Mandrake
AFM Records
True Metal
89 / 100
Edguy - Painting On The Wall (single)
AFM Records
True Metal
no quote
Anand - Mysterious Ways
ROKAROLA Records (Music Avenue)
Guitar Hero
85 / 100 Surprise of the month
Shadeworks - Sooty Limbs
Self-Financed
Atmospheric Strange Metal
no quote
Haggard - Awakening The Gods (Live In Mexico)
Drakkar
Symphonic Folk Metal (with Dark/Black vocals)
no quote
Impale - Keeper Of The Flame
Self-Financed
Heavy/True Metal
no quote
Dragonland - The Battle Of The Ivory Plains
Black Lotus Records
Heroic Fantasy Speed Metal
88 / 100 Surprise of the month
Heavenly - Sign Of The Winner
Sanctuary
Fantastic Speed Metal
96 / 100 Album of the month
Balance Of Power - Perfect Balance
Massacre Records
Melodic Prog Metal
86 / 100
Steellord - Headbanger Force
Megahard Records
Insult to True Metal
5 / 100 Crap of the month
Vick Lecar - Blue Moon
Record Heaven
Hard Rock'n'Roll
55 / 100
Divine Souls - Embodiment
Scarlet Records
Melodic Death Metal
80 / 100 Surprise of the month
Lifesize - Take A While (3 songs demo)
Self-Financed
Heavy Metal
no quote
Dark Moor - The Fall Of Melnibone
Arise Records
True Metal
no quote
Supreme Majesty - Tales Of A Tragic Kingdom
Massacre Records
Melodic Hard-Rock / True Metal
91 / 100 Surprise of the month
Seventh Gate - A Reign Of Shadows
Headless Records
Progressive Power Metal
80 / 100 Surprise of the month
Michael Kiske - Readiness To Sacrifice
Noise Records
Pop / Rock
77 / 100
Gallows Pole - Exorcism
Shark Records
NWOBHM
75 / 100
Joey Tafolla - Plastic
Mascot Records
Instrumental Guitar Hero
70 / 100
Amaran - Demo 2001
Self-Financed
Good question ? I'd say Heavy Gothic Metal...
68 / 100
Kick - Sweet Lick Of Fire
Noise Records
Melodic Hard Rock
84 / 100 Surprise of the month
Logar's Diary - Book I : Jostros
Goblins & Gnomes
Epic Medieval Power/Folk Metal
78 / 100
Jag Panzer - Mechanized Warfare
Century Media
Heavy Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Love Like Blood - Chronology Of A Love-Affair (1985-1990-1995-2000)
Hall Of Sermon
Gothic Metal
no quote
Skylark - Gate Of Heaven
SPV
Epic / Symphonic Power Metal
79 / 100
Comma - Elusive Dreams
Hammer Muzik
Prog Metal with some Power elements
84 / 100 Surprise of the month
Domain - One Million Lightyears From Home
Point Music
Hard Rock
74 / 100
Gary Moore - Wild Frontier
10 Records LTD
Melodic Hard Rock / Guitar Hero
98 / 100
Sonata Arctica - Silence
Century Media
Melodic Speed Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Voice - Golden Signs
AFM Records
Power Metal with prog elements
63 / 100
Highlord - When The Aurora Falls ...
Northwind Records
Power Metal
72 / 100
Wisdom Call - Wisdom Call
Massacre Records
Power Metal
37 / 100
Kelly Keagy - Time Passes
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
52 / 100
Reign Of Terror - Sacred Ground
Limb Music Products
Malmsteen copycat US Power Metal
78 / 100
Steel Attack - Fall Into Madness
AFM Records
Power Metal
85 / 100
Dreamtale - Refuge From Reality (Demo)
Self-Financed
True Metal (Hymns)
80 / 100 Surprise of the month
Dare - Out Of The Silence
A&M Records
(Atmospheric) Hard Rock
100 / 100
Arch Enemy - Wages Of Sin
Toy's Factory (Japan)
Brutal Melodic Death Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Jaded Heart - Diary 1990-2000
MTM Music
Melodic Hard Rock
no quote
Soul Doctor - Soul Doctor
Massacre Records
Hard Rock
82 / 100
Seventh Key - Seventh Key
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
77 / 100
X-Japan - The Last Live
Universal/Republic
Symphonic Metal
no quote Major event
Seven Wishes - Utopia
Z Records
Hard Rock
64 / 100
Gun Barrel - Power-Dive
Limb Music Products
Rock'N'Roll Metal
80 / 100 Surprise of the month
Entwine - Gone
Century Media
Melodic Gothic Metal
86 / 100 Surprise of the month
Emerald Rain - Perplexed In The Extreme
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
75 / 100
Eterna - Papyrus
Scarlet Records
Power Prog Metal (amongst many things...)
61 / 100
Rain - Stardust (Single)
Self-Financed
Ice Metal
no quote
John Norum - Face It Live 97'
Mascot Records
(Hard) Rock'N'Roll
no quote
John Norum - Worlds Away
Mascot Records
(Hard) Rock'N'Roll
no quote
Stratovarius - Intermission
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Speed Metal
no quote
Virgin Steele - Invictus
Noise Records
Epic Heavy / Speed Metal "à la Manowar"
100 / 100
Falling Silence - The Only Guilty (Demo)
Self-Financed
Heavy Metal
no quote
Lion's Share - Entrance
Massacre Records
Hard Rock
62 / 100
Maeve Of Connacht - Imaginary Tales
Dragon's Music
(Prog) Hard / Metal
72 / 100
Beholder - The Legend Begins
DragonHeart / SPV
True Metal
53 / 100
Bonfire - Strike Ten
BMG
Bonfire Hard-Rock
90 / 100 Album of the month
Secret Sphere - A Time Never Come
99th Floor (Elevate Records)
Symphonic Speed Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Kamelot - Karma
Noise Records
Symphonic True Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
X-Japan - Dahlia
East West Japan
X-Japan Melodic / Symphonic Metal
100 / 100
Hamadryade - Another God
???
Melodic Heavy/Speed Metal
no quote
Pete Wilkinson - Unleashed Fury ! (demo CD)
Self-Financed
Instrumental Guitar
no quote
Stormwind - Stargate
Massacre Records
Melodic Hard-Rock à la Malmsteen
50 / 100
Ice Age - Liberation
Magna Carta
Prog metal
75 / 100
W.A.S.P. - Unholy Terror
Metal-Is
WASP Heavy Metal !
80 / 100 Major event
Various Artists - Tribute To ABBA
Nuclear Blast
Many metal styles
no quote
W.A.S.P. - The Crimson Idol
EMI
Heavy Metal !
CLASSIC
Arachnes - Parallel Worlds
Scarlet Records
Progressive Power Metal (with Operatic moments)
88 / 100 Surprise of the month
Insania (Stockholm) - Sunrise In Riverland
No Fashion Records
True Metal (Hymns)
85 / 100
Threshold - Hypothetical
InsideOut Music
Soft Prog Metal
74 / 100
Van Ee - Dance With An Angel
Rokarola Records
Melpot Metal (mostly US power)
78 / 100
Lost Horizon - Awakening The World
Music For Nations
True Metal !!!!!!!!!
97 / 100 Album of the month
Asia - Aura
Recognition Records
Pop / Rock
70 / 100
Sinphonia - When The Tide Breaks
Lucretia Records
Power / Gothic Metal with Prog elements
63 / 100
At Vance - Dragonchaser
Shark Records
Melodic Heavy Metal
75 / 100
Gotthard - Homerun
BMG
Hard Rock
91 / 100 Album of the month
Prime Time - Free The Dream
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
77 / 100
Tarantula - Dream Maker
AFM Records
Power Metal
80 / 100
Iron Fire - On The Edge
Noise Records
Power Metal ?
58 / 100
Kalmah - Swamplord
Spikefarm Records
Melodic Death Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Blind Guardian - Tales From The Twilight World
Virgin
Melodic Speed Metal
CLASSIC Album of the year
Pyramid - The Immaculate Lie
Locomotive Music
Prog Metal
62 / 100
Timescape - Strange
Adrenaline
Prog Metal
48 / 100
Narnia - Desert Land
Nuclear Blast
(Power) Metal "a la Malmsteen"
65 / 100
Various Artists - Warning : Minds Of Raging Empires
Adrenaline
Tribute to Queensryche
no quote
Magnitude 9 - Reality In Focus
InsideOut Music
Melodic Prog Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Hemisphere - Mind's Door
Elevate Records
Prog Metal
73 / 100
Yngwie Malmsteen - War To End All Wars
Dreamcatcher Records
Low-cost Malmsteen (Metal)
18 / 100 Crap of the month
House Of Shakira - III
MTM Music
Hard-Rock
59 / 100
Morgana - Angel
99th Floor (Elevate Records)
Power Metal
67 / 100
Falconer - Falconer
MetalBlade Records
Power Metal
78 / 100
Rage - Welcome To The Other Side
Gun Records
Heavy Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Crystal Eyes - In Silence They March
Shark Records
Power Metal
43 / 100
Kip Winger - Songs From The Ocean Floor
Frontiers Records
Pop / Rock
80 / 100
Riff Master General - We Like That (Single)
Self-Financed
Heavy Metal
no quote
Mark Boals - Ring Of Fire
Frontiers Records
Malmsteen Copycat
45 / 100
Avantasia - The Metal Opera (part I)
AFM Records
True Metal (Opera)
97 / 100 Major event
Uli Jon Roth - Transcendantal Sky Guitar
SPV
Guitar Hero
70 / 100
Mercury Rain - Where Angels Fear (Demo)
Self-Financed
Hard Rock with Gothic elements
55 / 100
Dark Moor - The Hall Of The Olden Dreams
Arise Records
True Metal
91 / 100 Surprise of the month
Rob Rock - Rage Of Creation
Massacre Records
Heavy Metal !!!
90 / 100 Album of the month
Various Artists - The Keepers Of Jericho
Arise Records
Helloween Tribute (True Metal mainly)
no quote
Cornerstone - Arrival
Massacre Records
Hard Rock with progressive elements
86 / 100 Surprise of the month
Iron Savior - Dark Assault
Noise Records
Speed Metal
85 / 100
Freedom Call - Crystal Empire
SPV
True Metal (Hymns)
85 / 100
Dream Theater - Images And Words
ATCO Records
Progressive Metal (Masters)
CLASSIC
Edguy - Theater Of Salvation
AFM Records
Epic True Metal
95 / 100
Gutrix - Mushroom Songs
Diamond Records
Heavy / Rock with some prog elements
5 / 100 Crap of the month
Fairlight - Le Bal Des Eternels
Diamond Records
Melodic Heavy/Black Metal
65 / 100
Axel Rudi Pell - The Wizards Chosen Few
SPV
Melodic Heavy Metal "à la Axel"
no quote
Millenium - Hourglass
Frontiers Records
Rock'N'Roll Metal with some progressive elements
77 / 100
Kingdom Come - Too
Spitfire Records
(Hard) Rock
63 / 100
Vanishing Point - Tangled In Dream
Limb Music Products
Hard / Prog Rock
86 / 100 Surprise of the month
The Sign - Signs Of Life
Frontiers Records
Hard Rock
45 / 100
Mob Rules - Temple Of Two Suns
Limb Music Products
Melodic / Symphonic Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Warmen - Unknown Soldier
Spinefarm Records
Mostly Instrumental Atmospheric (Metal)
88 / 100
Enchant - Juggling 9 Or Dropping 10
InsideOut Music
Progressive (Hard) Rock
80 / 100
Vanden Plas - Spirit Of Live
InsideOut Music
Progressive Metal
no quotes
Eternal Tears Of Sorrow - Chaotic Beauty
Spinefarm Records
Black / Death Metal
91 / 100 Album of the month
Iron Maiden - Out Of The Silent Planet (single)
EMI
Maiden Heavy Metal
no quotes
Message - Outside Looking In
Escape Music
80's Hard Rock
70 / 100
Joe Lynn Turner - Under Cover 2
Mascot Records
Various Style Covers (mainly Rock)
no quotes
Joe Lynn Turner - Under Cover
Mascot Records
Various Style Covers (mainly Rock)
no quotes
Voodoo Hill - Voodoo Hill
Frontiers Records
Bluesy Hard Rock
59 / 100
Custard - For My King
B.O. Records
True Metal
90 / 100 Surprise of the month
Children Of Bodom - Follow The Reaper
Spinefarm Records
Melodic Death Metal
98 / 100 Album of the month
Oratory - Illusion Dimensions
Limb Music Products
True Metal CopyCat!
37 / 100
Laberinto - Live
Mascot Records
Strange South American Carnival Metal
no quote
Impellitteri - Crunch
Dreamcatcher Records
Heavy, very Heavy Metal !
63 / 100
Pretty Maids - Carpe Diem
Massacre Records
Melodic Heavy Metal
75 / 100
Axxis - Collection Of Power
Massacre Records
Melodic Hard Rock
no quote
Symphony X - V
InsideOut Music
Prog / Power Metal
72 / 100
Helloween - The Dark Ride
Nuclear Blast
Helloween Speed Metal with Dark Atmosphere
94 / 100 Album of the month
Virgin Steele - House Of Atreus, Act II
Noise Records
Barbaric Romantic Metal Opera
98 / 100 Album of the month
Iron Savior - I've Been To Hell (Single)
Noise Records
Speed Metal
no quote
Sonata Arctica - Successor
Century Media
True Metal
no quote
Parry, Ian - Shadowman
Noise Records
Hard-Rock
74 / 100
Cruachan - The Middle Kingdom
Hammerheart Records
Folk Metal
70 / 100
Rhapsody - Holy Thunderforce (single)
Limb Music Products
Hollywood True Metal
no quotes
Hammerfall - Renegade
Nuclear Blast
True / Power Metal
95 / 100 Album of the month
Edguy - Vain Glory Opera
AFM Records
Perfect True Metal !!!!
100 / 100
Insania (Stockholm) - World Of Ice
No Fashion Records
True Metal
69 / 100
Hammerfall - Legacy Of Kings
Nuclear Blast
True / Power Metal
98 / 100
Stratovarius - Destiny
Modern Music
Melodic Speed Metal
95 / 100
Winger - Pull
Atlantic Recording Company
Hard Rock
74 / 100 Archive review
Alice Cooper - Hey Stoopid
Sony Music
Hard-Rock "à la Alice"
97 / 100
Kreator - Endorama
Drakkar
Heavy / Dark Metal
94 / 100
Grave Digger - Excalibur
Gun Records
Heavy Metal
97 / 100 Album of the year
Headstone Epitaph - PowerGames
Noise Records
True Metal
80 / 100
Rain - Sephiroths
Transit Records
Ice Metal
75 / 100
Axxis - Voodoo Vibes
Spin records
Something Metal
25 / 100
Axxis - Matters Of Survival
EMI
Melodic Heavy Metal
68 / 100
Axxis - The Big Thrill
EMI
Melodic Heavy Metal
90 / 100
Axxis - Access All Areas (Live)
EMI
Melodic Heavy Metal
No Quote
Axxis - Axxis II
EMI
Melodic Heavy Metal
94 / 100 Album of the year
Axxis - Kingdom Of The Night
Electrola
Melodic Heavy Metal
100 / 100 Album of the year
X-Japan - Art Of Life
MMG Inc. (Tokyo / Japan)
Symphonic Heavy/Speed Metal
100+ / 100
Children Of Bodom - Hatebreeder
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Death Metal
CLASSIC Album of the year
Throne Of Chaos - Menace And Prayer
Spikefarm Records
Melodic Death Metal
92 / 100 Album of the month
Nostradameus - Words Of Nostradameus
AFM Records
True Metal
87 / 100 Surprise of the month
Ark - Ark
Rising Sun
Prog / Jazz Rock
38 / 100
Victor Smolski - The Heretic
BMG
Atmospheric / Instrumental Classic Opera
no quote
Scorpions - Moment Of Glory (with the Berliner Philarmoniker)
EMI
Classical Heavy Metal
no quotes
Virgin Steele - Magick Fire Music (Single)
Noise Records
Metal Opera à la "Virgin Steele"
95 / 100
Labyrinth - Sons Of Thunder
MetalBlade Records
True /Power Metal
70 / 100
In Flames - Clayman
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Death Metal
97 / 100 Album of the month
Freternia - Warchants & Fairytailes
NTS
Power Metal
75 / 100
Concerto Moon - Rain Forest
Limb Music Products
Power Metal from "Japan"
55 / 100
At Vance - Heart Of Steel
Shark Records
Heavy Metal
85 / 100 Surprise of the month
Afterworld - Connecting Animals
Noise Records
Melodic Heavy Metal
86 / 100
Two Fires - Two Fires
Clique Records
Hard-Rock
70 / 100
Planet X - Universe
InsideOut Music
Instrumental Progressive Metal
59 / 100
Deris - Done By Mirrors
Massacre Records
Rockin'
75 / 100
Blacksmith - Once Upon A Star
Massacre Records
Metal Mix (different from songs to songs)
60 / 100
Bon Jovi - Crush
Universal/Republic
Radio oriented Hard-Rock
90 / 100 Major event
Sinergy - To Hell And Back
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Heavy Metal
83 / 100
Bon Jovi - It's My Life
Universal/Republic
Radio oriented Hard-Rock
no quote
Majestic - Trinity Overture
Massacre Records
Melodic Heavy Metal "à la Malmsteen"
80 / 100
The Storyteller - The Storyteller
No Fashion Records
Power Metal
80 / 100 Surprise of the month
Fair Warning - 4
Frontiers Records
Hard-Rock
90 / 100 Album of the month
Mastermind - Angels Of Apocalypse
SPV
Prog. Metal
80 / 100
Lana Lane - Secrets Of Astrology
Limb Music Products
US "Symphonic" Rock (with strong progressive influences)
65 / 100
Wuthering Heights - Within
Sensory Records
Progressive / Symphonic Speed Metal
84 / 100
Joe Satriani - Engines Of Creation
Sony Music
Instrumental / Guitar Hero
no quote
Dark Moor - Shadowland
B.O. Records
True Metal
46 / 100
Danger Danger - The Return Of Glider Sleeves
MTM Music
Hard Rock
73 / 100
Crown Of Thorns - Destiny Unknown
Voodoo Island Records
Melodic Hard Rock
70 / 100
Axxis - Back To The Kingdom
Massacre Records
Melodic Hard-Rock
90 / 100 Album of the month
Axel Rudi Pell - The Masquerade Ball
SPV
Melodic Heavy Metal "a la Axel"
80 / 100
White Skull - Public Glory, Secret Agony
Breaker Records
Epic Power Metal
94 / 100 Album of the month
Stormhammer - Fireball
Century Media
Melodic Power Metal
75 / 100
Lost Week-End - Presence Of Mind
Frontiers Records
Hard-Rock
62 / 100
Hammerfall - Renegade (Single)
Nuclear Blast
Power Metal
no quote
The Gathering - If_Then_Else
Century Media
Atmospheric / Radio-oriented Metal
50 / 100
Gamma Ray - Blast From The Past
Noise Records
Melodic Speed Metal
no quote
Metalium - State Of Triumph
Massacre Records
Power Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Edguy - The Savage Poetry
AFM Records
True Metal
95 / 100 Album of the month
Air Pavillon - The River / The Life
Athreia records
Hard-Rock
38 / 100
Sigma - Sigma
Athreia records
Melodic Power Metal
79 / 100 Surprise of the month
Mutiny - Gulity As Charged
Demo CD
Heavy Metal
74 / 100
Dokken - LIVE
SPV
Hard / Heavy Metal
no quote
Angel Dust - Enlighten The Darkness
Century Media
Power Metal
93 / 100 Album of the month
Nightwish - Wishmaster
Spinefarm Records
Symphonic True Metal
98 / 100 Album of the month
Iron Maiden - Brave New World
EMI
Iron Metal
96 / 100 Major event
Heavenly - Coming From The Sky
Noise Records
Power / True Metal
91 / 100 Album of the month
Wolf - Wolf
No Fashion Records
Very fast Heavy / Power Metal
78 / 100 Surprise of the month
Seven Witches - City Of Lost Souls
Massacre Records
Power Metal
44 / 100
Norway - Arrival
Frontiers Records
Hard-Rock
78 / 100
Drakkar - Gemini
DragonHeart / SPV
Power Metal
72 / 100
Digital Ruin - Dwelling In The Out
InsideOut Music
Prog Metal
71 / 100
Schenker Michael - Adventures Of The Imagination
SPV
Instrumental Guitar Hero
79 / 100
Hugo - Time On Earth
Frontiers Records
Pop Rock
75 / 100
Ivory Tower - Beyond The Stars
Limb Music Products
Prog. Metal
85 / 100 Surprise of the month
Brainstorm - Ambiguity
MetalBlade Records
Power / Trash / True Metal ???
73 / 100
Sinner - The End Of Sanctuary
Nuclear Blast
Heavy Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Shout - Shout Back
Z Records
Pop / Hard Rock
15 / 100 Crap of the month
Power Symphony - Lightbringer
Pavement Music
True Metal
81 / 100 Surprise of the month
Sonata Arctica - Ecliptica
Spinefarm Records
Melodic True Metal
95 / 100 Album of the month
Sentenced - Crimson
Century Media
Dark Metal
80 / 100
Mind Odyssey - Signs
B.Mind Records
Melodic / Ambient / Progressive Heavy Metal
84 / 100
Demons & Wizards - Demons & Wizards
SPV
Atmospheric Heavy Metal
91 / 100 Album of the month
Balance Of Power - Ten More Tales ...
Massacre Records
Hard Rock (with Heavy parts)
83 / 100
Stratovarius - Infinite
Nuclear Blast
Melodic Speed Metal
92/100 Album of the month
Squealer - Made for Eternity
AFM Records
Power / Speed Metal
90 / 100 Album of the month
Secret Sphere - Mistress Of The Shadowlight
99th Floor (Elevate Records)
Symphonic Speed Metal
77 / 100
Morifade - Possession Of Power
Loud N' Proud / NTS Wagram
Epic True Metal
87 / 100 Surprise of the month
Kamelot - Fourth Legacy
Noise Records
Melodic Heavy Metal
85 / 100
Headline - Voice Of Presence
Nothing To Say - WAGRAM
Melodic Heavy Metal with Prog. elements
65 / 100
Domine - DragonLords
DragonHeart / SPV
Epic True Metal
83 / 100