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Music Review: Grand Magus CD: Sword Songs

Grand Magus - Sword Songs - Artwork

By: TJ FOWLER

Available: May 12th, 2016

Label: Nuclear Blast Records

Official Websites:

http://grandmagus.com/

http://facebook.com/grandmagusofficial

https://twitter.com/GrandMagus

https://youtube.com/GrandMagusBand

http://myspace.com/grandmagusrocks

 

Whoa!  Talk about a kick in the ass ‘Sword Songs’ is!   Grand Magus’ new album really delivers a package of metal music that is fresh, vigorous and fist pumping in a way that is a step above their previous album, ‘Triumph and Power’.  For me,  a new fan of Grand Magus who just got into the band with their last album, ‘Sword Songs’ in my opinion not only builds on the strengths of ‘Triumph and Power’ but addresses a few of the weaknesses  I thought that album had as well. Continue reading Music Review: Grand Magus CD: Sword Songs

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Music Review Civil War CD: Gods & Generals

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By: Callum (CJ) Lavender
Label: Napalm Records
Available: 8th May 2015
Official Website: http://www.civilwar.se
Quite a thought provoking band name this band has. As we’re all well aware a lot of the times the metal fanbase is in a civil war with itself. One group of metal fans hate the other for liking a different sub genre even though it’s all part of the same tree. And we are also afraid of change *cough* baby metal *cough* but anyway I digress. Have you ever noticed that when a member of a ‘doing well’ band starts a spin off side band that it also does well. A member of Alestorm went on to start Gloryhammer, a member of Nightwish went on to start Brother Firetribe and now members of Sabaton have gone on to start Civil War. Now if that reason alone doesn’t sell you this album then continue reading.

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