Heavy Metal 2019: Upcoming Releases

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As we say goodbye to the year 2018 and hopefully now amass our actual lists of 2018, it is time to rush ahead and look at all of the awesome albums set to be released in the early part of 2019. This list does not constitute all of the albums but it does amass the popular release which everyone will most likely be discussing. Use this list as a bookmark or reason to go through back catalogs in preparation for the new work. Heavy metal never sleeps and neither should…

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LUCA TURILLI – Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus

I believe I gasped a little when I found out Luca Turilli was coming out with a new album. I would probably do this for anything related to the house of Rhapsody. Before I get into this review, I would like to note that I will be making multiple mentions of another band that sort of shares the same name, Rhapsody of Fire. This is another band from whence Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody was born. I will also mention that I will be using flowery language befitting of the more obscure…

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RHAPSODY – Dark Wings of Steel

I do not know when it started, or even how, but for the past few years I have been following, without waiver, every development in the saga surrounding Rhapsody. It is time to get into the over complicated world of Italian symphonic power metal. Before we begin, let us recap shall we. Before name changes and internal tension would rip the band asunder, Rhapsody was an above average power metal band that was content in making records revolving around a singular storyline, the Chronicles of Algalord. This epic was divided…

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