KAMELOT – The Shadow Theory

We are going to be completely honest and say that this is probably my first experience with Kamelot outside of cursory acknowledgement of their name as a power metal band. Checking my mental library, it seems that yes, this is the first album from Kamelot I have listened to. I wish I could say otherwise but I am not going to sit here and pretend to recount facts about their past when I am just pulling them off the internet. What follows is an honest account from someone sort of…

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KAMELOT – Haven

Alright, Kamelot. I recognize that name. It is power metal. Spelled with a K. Oh Jesus, they have 10 albums and have been around since 1995. Oh, fuck, they are not from Europe like I originally thought. Goddamn it, this is going to be a really awkward review. If you are wondering at all why I am reviewing Kamelot after clearly having no idea who this band is, it is only because I feel progressive and power is insular in its celebrations and associations. Unlike doom, black, and even death…

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