Τρίτη, 29 Μαρτίου 2016

Eumeria - Rebel Mind (2011)

1. Legion 05:15  
2. Delusions 04:17  
3. Rebel Mind 07:05  
4. Father 05:35  
5. Tides 06:05  
6. The Key 05:07  
7. Red Light Flies 02:37  
8. Dreaming of Death 04:39  
9. Secret Places 04:30  
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Total playing time: 45:07

Jonny Tatum - Vocals
Shawn Kascak - Bass (ex-Outworld, ex-Cauldron Born)
Kevin Bartlett - Drums
Reece Fullwood - Guitar (ex-Opus Nex)
Bobby Williamson - Keyboards (Thought Chamber, ex-Outworld)

United States
Progressive Metal

Illusion Suite - Final Hour (2009)

1. The Wire 05:51
2. Scarlet Skies 04:22
3. The Devil In Your Heart 04:59
4. Once We Were Here 05:20
5. A Moment To Remember 07:58
6. The Passage 04:14
7. Pandora's Box 6:47
8. The Adventures Of Arcan 15:11
9. A Ghost From The Past 03:29
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Total playing time 58:11

Bill Makatowicz - Vocals
Øyvind "Lionheart" Larsen - Guitar (Where Angels Fall, Mystic Symphonic)
Dag Erik "Deck" Johnsen - Bass
Roger Bjørge - Drums

Norway (Oslo)
Progressive Power Metal
320kbps

Behind the Curtain - Til Birth Do Us Part (1999)

1. I Believe 01:41
2. Snap 06:27
3. Artificial Trance 07:02
4. Illusory 05:38
5. I Lost My Sense of Passion 07:02
6. Dreaming of a Way 09:25
7. Breeze 07:09
8. The Fields of Despair 07:10
9. I Believe (cont.) 03:45
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Total playing time 55:21

Lars Jelsbak - Guitars (Sudden Death (Dnk))
Brian ``Brylle`` Rasmussen - Drums (session drums for Invocator, Transparent, Mnemic, Sudden Death (Dnk))
Signar Petersen - Guitars (Mercenary (Dnk), Transparent, Nugatory (Dnk), Sudden Death (Dnk))
Jonas Herholdt Froberg - Vocals
Morten Sandager Pedersen - Pianos/Keyboards (Mercenary (Dnk))
Kasper Dupont Mulin - Bass

Denmark
Progressive metal
320kbps

Παρασκευή, 25 Μαρτίου 2016

Above Symmetry - Ripples (2011)

01. Intro 01:31 
02. Ripples 06:32 
03. Do I Dare ? 05:31 
04. Remorse 06:21 
05. Between Black & White 08:12 
06. Catatonic Coma 05:44 
07. Torn Apart 04:58 
08. Traces Inside 07:51 
09. Reflections 02:03 
10. The Purpose 05:58
11. Trails Of Clarity (5:42) 
12. Traces Inside [Edit] (4:13) 
13. Ripples [Edit] (4:48)  
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Total playing time: 59:24

Atle Pettersen Vocals
Robin Ognedal Guitars
Rein T. Blomquist Bass
Joachim Strøm Ekelund Drums
Nickolas Main Henriksen Keyboards

Norway
Progressive Metal

Paganize - Evolution Hour (2006)

1. The Hour 05:03
2. Conscience 04:35
3. Dark 04:43
4. Hollow 04:20
5. Turn of the Tide 03:34
6. The Wraith 04:44
7. Divinity in Vain 03:59
8. Blind Eyes 05:03
9. Mary Kings 04:16
10. Unfolded 19:37
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Total playing time 59:58

Geir Helge Fredheim - Vocals (Winterstrain)
Thomas Rockne - Guitars
Stian Mausethagen - Guitars
Tor-Olav Seltveit - Bass
Trym - Drums (Emperor, Enslaved (Nor), Imperium (Nor), Shadow Season, Tartaros (Nor), Zyklon, Ceremony, Abigail Williams, Notodden All Stars)

Norway (Notodden)
Heavy/Power Metal
VBR 256kbps

Depressive Age - Electric Scum (1996)

1. Electric 03:36
2. Cairo Crabat 04:19
3. Remeber (je taime, taverne noire) 03:50
4. Teenage Temples 04:31
5. Small Town Boys 04:05
6. Fetherflute 03:18
7. Toyland Hills 04:03
8. Comanero Song 03:55
9. New Machine Wisdom 03:25
10. Polar Athletic Son 03:06
11. Weird Boy 03:09
12. Sport Yells 03:12
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Total playing time 45:00

Jan Lubitzki - Vocals
Jochen Klemp - Guitars
Tim Schallenberg - Bass
Norbert Drescher - Drums

Germany
Technical Thrash/Progressive Metal
320kbps

Depressive Age - Symbols for the Blue Times (1994)

1. Hills of the Thrills 04:38
2. World in Veins 04:37
3. Garbage Canyons 04:14
4. Hut 05:00
5. Subway Tree 04:28
6. Port Graveyard 04:15
7. We Hate Happy Ends 03:45
8. Friend Within 05:28
9. Neptune Roars 03:51
10. Sorry Mr. Pain 03:47
11. Kotze ! 02:38
12. Rusty Cells 04:03
13. Mother Salvation 03:45
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Total playing time 57:00

Vocals: Jan Lubitzki
Guitars: Ingo Grigoleit
Guitars: Jochen Klemp
Bass: Tim Schallenberg
Drums: Norbert Drescher

Germany
Technical Thrash/Progressive Metal
320kbps

Depressive Age - Lying in Wait (1993)

1. Lying in Wait 04:17
2. Where 03:30
3. Way Out 03:33
4. Berlin 03:53
5. Psycho Circle Game 05:34
6. The Story (Autumn Times II) 05:51
7. My Wine 03:43
8. From Out of Future 04:41
9. Hateful Pride 04:31
10. Eternal Twins 05:17
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Total playing time 45:00

Vocals: Jan Lubitzki
Guitars: Ingo Grigoleit
Guitars: Jochen Klemp
Bass: Tim Schallenberg
Drums: Norbert Drescher

Germany
Technical Thrash/Progressive Metal
320kbps

Depressive Age - First Depression (1992)

1. Awaits 01:29
2. Beyond Illusions 05:30
3. The Light 05:24
4. No Risk 03:57
5. Autumn Times 07:02
6. Transition 05:10
7. Innocent In Detention 06:27
8. Never Be Blind 03:46
9. Circles Colour Red 06:09
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Total playing time 46:00

Vocals: Jan Lubitzki
Guitars: Ingo Grigoleit
Guitars: Jochen Klemp
Bass: Tim Schallenberg
Drums: Norbert Drescher

Germany
Technical Thrash/Progressive Metal
320kbps

Δευτέρα, 21 Μαρτίου 2016

Cynthesis - DeEvolution (2011)

01. The Man Without Skin 04:08 
02. Incision 07:31 
03. Divided Day 07:45 
04. Shallow World 04:44 
05. Profits of Disaster 06:00 
06. The Edifice Grin 05:03 
07. Twilight 03:40 
08. A Song of Unrest 06:48
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Total playing time: 45:39

Erik Rosvold - Vocals (Zero Hour (USA)) 
Jasun Tipton - Guitar, keyboards (Zero Hour (USA), Death Machine) 
Troy Tipton - Bass (Zero Hour (USA), Jasun Tipton, Death Machine) 
Sean Flanegan - Drums

United States
Progressive Metal
320kbps

Epysode - Obsessions (2011)

01. File 41807 01:04 
02. Silences Of Dawn 01:26 
03. First Blood 04:36 
04. Obsessions 05:01 
05. Invisible Nations 05:01 
06. Gemini Syndrome 05:41 
07. Fallen's Portrait 05:14 
08. Season Of Redemption 04:08 
09. The Other Side 04:06 
10. Shadow Lord 04:39 
11. One Chance 06:51 
12. Divine Whispers 05:28 
13. March Of The Ghosts 07:09 
14. Last Sunset 04:36
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Total playing time: 1:05:00

Kelly Sundown - Vocals (Beyond Twilight, Darkology,ex-Outworld, ex-Inner Sanctum, Adagio (Live)) 
Oddleif Stensland - Vocals (Communic, ex-Clairvoya, ex-Scariot, ex-Ingermanland, Nuclear Blast Allstars) 
Magali Luyten - Vocals (Virus IV, Beautiful Sin, Frameshift, Over Us Eden, ex-Spirittales, Rooky, Ayreon) 
Rick Altzi - Vocals (At Vance, Thunderstone, Sandalinas, Frequency, ex-Treasure Land) 
Liselotte "Lilo" Hegt - Vocals (Dial, Valentine, Ayreon, ex-Cirrha Niva) 
Samuel Arkan - Music, Story & Guitars (Virus IV) 
Christophe Godin - Guitar Solos (Gnô, Morglbl Trio) 
Kristoffer Gildenlöw - Bass (The Shadow Theory, ex-Pain of Salvation, The 11th Hour (Live), Consortium Project (Live), Dark Suns, Harmony, Consortium Project, Dial) 
Julien Spreutels - Keyboards (Ethernity, ex-Magic Kingdom) 
Léo Margarit - Drums (Pain of Salvation, Ruud Jolie, ex-Zubrowska)

Progressive Metal

Πέμπτη, 17 Μαρτίου 2016

Memento Mori - Songs For The Apocalypse Vol. IV (1997)

1. The Things You See (And the Things You Don't) 04:23
2. Under My Blackened Sky 04:13
3. One Sign Too Many 04:20
4. Burned By Light 06:04
5. Memento Mori 05:48
6. I Prayed 05:14
7. Animal Magnetism (Scorpions cover) 05:25
8. Out of Darkness 05:57
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Total playing time 41:24

Messiah Marcolin - Vocals (Candlemass, Mercy (Swe), Requiem (Swe))
Mike Wead (Mikael Wikström) - Guitars (Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Abstrakt Algebra, Witch (Swe), Candlemass, Maninnya Blade, Hexenhaus, Kryptillusion, Bibleblack)
Nikkey Argento - Guitars
Marty Marteen - Bass (Hexenhaus, Fifth Reason, Nagazaki)
Tom Björn - Drums (Memory Garden, Nightingale (Swe))

Memento Mori was formed as a project band in 1992 by guitarist Mike Wead (ex-Hexenhaus, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Witch (Swe), Abstrakt Algebra) and vocalist Messiah Marcolin (Candlemass).
Memento mori is a Latin phrase that means "Remember that you must die" (or literally "remember mortality"), which is to remind people of their own mortality.

Sweden (Stockholm)
Power/Doom Metal
320kbps

Memento Mori - La Danse Macabre (1996)

1. Endlessly 06:49
2. Lost Words 05:01
3. Crown of Thorns (Part II, III & IV) 07:05
4. La Danse Macabre 04:09
5. Morpheus (My Deadly Friend) 05:28
6. The Loser's Trail 06:48
7. Prelude 02:17
8. The Beggar's Waltz 06:16
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Total playing time 43:53

Nikkey Argento - Guitar
Billy St. John - Drums
Miguel Robaina - Keyboards
Marty Marteen - Bass
Mike Wead - Lead guitar
Kristian Andrén - Vocals

Sweden (Stockholm)
Power/Doom Metal
320kbps

Memento Mori - Life, Death and Other Morbid Tales (1994)

1. To Travel Within 05:18
2. The Passage... 02:27
3. A Passenger On Psycho's Path 08:53
4. I Am 05:09
5. Misery Song 04:43
6. Just Another Morbid Tune 04:33
7. My Secret Garden 05:49
8. Crown Of Thorns 01:08
9. Heathendom 14:57
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Total playing time 52:57

After "Heathendom" there's a hidden cover of "Sixteen Tons" by Tennessee Ernie Ford

Vocals : Messiah Marcolin
Guitars : Mike Wead
Guitars : Mikkey Argento
Bass : Marty Marteen
Drums : Snowy Shaw
Keyboards : Miguel Robaina

Sweden (Stockholm)
Power/Doom Metal
320kbps

Memento Mori - Rhymes Of Lunacy (1993)

1. The Rhyme 01:03
2. The Seeds of Hatred 06:09
3. Morbid Fear 04:19
4. The Caravan of Souls 05:54
5. Lost Horizons (MSG cover) 05:57
6. When Nothing Remains 05:10
7. Forbidden Dreams 03:55
8. Little Anne's Not an Angel 04:55
9. Fear of God 05:11
10. The Riddle 01:56
11. The Monolith 07:17
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Total playing time 51:46

Messiah Marcolin - vocals
Mike Wead - guitars
Nikkey Argento - guitars
Marty Marteen - bass
Snowy Shaw - drums

Sweden (Stockholm)
Power/Doom Metal
320kbps

Sacred Warrior - Waiting In Darkness (2013)

01. Desperately Wicked 05:28 
02. Waiting In Darkness 05:53 
03. Sinking Sand 03:15 
04. In Dust And Ashes 04:01 
05. Fallen Hero 04:47 
06. Fear Me 04:31 
07. Long Live The King 04:26 
08. Jealous Love 04:26 
09. Living Sacrifice 03:58 
10. Day Of The Lord 03:46 
11. Temples On Fire 03:47

Total playing time: 48:18

Joe Petit Keyboards
Steve Watkins Bass, Keyboards
Tony Velasquez Drums
Bruce Swift Guitars
Eli Prinsen Vocals

United States
Melodic Progressive Metal

Sacred Warrior - Obsessions (1991)

1. Wings of a Dream 04:48
2. Sweet Memories 04:31
3. Turning Back 04:11
4. Obsessions 04:46
5. Kamakazi 04:49
6. Remember Me 04:40
7. Fire from Heaven 04:16
8. Temples on Fire 04:03
9. Mad Man 06:13
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Total playing time 42:17

Rey Parra - Vocals (Whitecross)
Bruce Swift - Guitars
Steve Watkins - Bass (Whitecross)
Tony Velasquez - Drums (L.O.U.D.)
John Johnson - Guitars

United States of America (Chicago, Illinois)
Melodic Progressive Metal
320kbps

Sacred Warrior - Wicked Generation (1990)

1. No Happy Endings 05:09
2. Little Secrets 06:18
3. Standing Free 05:00
4. Are You Ready 03:05
5. Minister by Night 03:35
6. Miss Linda 04:51
7. In the Night 05:58
8. Warriors 03:13
9. Wicked Generation 04:44
10. War Torn Hero 04:57
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Total playing time 46:51

Rey Parra - Vocals (Whitecross)
Bruce Swift - GuitarsSteve Watkins - Bass (Whitecross) Rick Macias - Bass, Keyboards (R.I.P. Feb. 7, 2009) Tony Velasquez - Drums (L.O.U.D.)

United States of America
(Chicago, Illinois)
Melodic Progressive Metal

320kbps

Sacred Warrior - Master's Command (1989)

1. Master's Command 04:53
2. Beyond the Mountain 04:25
3. Evil Lurks 04:26
4. Bound in Chains 03:45
5. Unfailing Love 05:31
6. Paradise 05:21
7. Uncontrolled 03:47
8. Many Will Come 03:53
9. Onward Warriors 03:13
10. The Flood 04:15
11. Holy, Holy, Holy 04:27
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Total playing time 49:03

Rey Parra - Vocals (Whitecross)
Bruce Swift - Guitars
Steve Watkins - Bass (Whitecross)
Rick Macias - Bass, Keyboards (R.I.P. Feb. 7, 2009)
Tony Velasquez - Drums (L.O.U.D.)

United States of America (Chicago, Illinois)
Melodic Progressive Metal
320kbps

Sacred Warrior - Rebellion (1988)

1. Black Metal 04:40
2. Mad, Mad World 04:16
3. Stay Away From Evil 02:47
4. He Died 03:55
5. Children of the Light 02:39
6. Rebellion 04:30
7. Day of the Lord 03:37
8. The Heaven's Are Calling 04:33
9. Famine 05:12
10. Master of Lies 03:14
11. Sword of Victory 03:31
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Total playing time 42:47

Rey Parra - Vocals (Whitecross)
Bruce Swift - Guitars
Steve Watkins - Bass (Whitecross)
Tony Velasquez - Drums (L.O.U.D.)
Rick Macias - Keyboards (R.I.P. Feb. 7, 2009)

United States of America (Chicago, Illinois)
Melodic Progressive Metal
192kbps

Δευτέρα, 14 Μαρτίου 2016

Pirania - Between Dream and Nightmare (2007)



1. Silent Scream 10:46
2. Living In A Lie 08:00
3. Silence 05:05
4. Judgement Day 09:11
5. Between Dream And Nightmare 15:01
6. Between Hell And Paradise 05:45
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Total playing time 53:48

Mahmoud Lejri - Guitar
Gahbiche Mehdi - Bass
Wael Jegham - Synth
Haythem Jegham - Drums

Tunisia (Sousse)
Progressive Metal with Middle Eastern influences
128kbps

Σάββατο, 12 Μαρτίου 2016

Throes Of Sanity - The Upheaval (1995)

1. This Side of the Grave 06:50
2. Abstract 06:32
3. Core 02:15
4. Prelude to a Dream 01:31
5. Elder Trails 05:52
6. Tyrants 03:35
7. Candle 06:23
8. Never Look Back 05:54
9. Content Within 09:46
10. The Upheaval 07:02
11. Untiteld (Hidden Track) 06:02
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Total playing time 1:01:42

Scott King - Vocals
Marc Wallace - Guitars, Keyboards
Erik Peterson - Guitar
Philip Tsai - Bass
Jeff Winston - Drums

United States of America (Seattle, Washington)
Progressive/Power Metal
256kbps

Last Crack - Burning Time [Digipak Edition] (1991)

1. Wicked Sandbox 04:45
2. Mini Toboggan 05:50
3. Energy Mind 04:50
4. My Burning Time 04:16
5. Precious Human Stress 03:28
6. Love, Craig 05:00
7. Kiss a the Cold 05:47
8. Love or Surrender 01:44
9. Mack Bolasses 06:05
10. Blue Fly, Fish Sky 04:18
11. Papa Mugaya 03:12
12. Down Beat Dirt Messiah 05:58
13. Oooh 01:54
14. Energy Mind [Bonus Track] [Live] 05:15
15. Mack Bolasses [Bonus Track][Live] 06:29
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Total playing time 01:58:08

Buddo - Vocals (White Fear Chain)
Paul Schluter - Guitars (Muzzy Luctin)
Don Bakken - Guitars
Todd Winger - Bass
Chris Havey - Drums

United States of America (Madison then moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Progressive/Groove Metal

Section A - The Seventh Sign (2003)

1. The Seventh Sign 08:52
2. Riot 06:15
3. Pray For Rain 05:49
4. Nightmare 08:00
5. Tomorrow 09:45
6. The Man In The Mirror 04:49
7. Killing Fields 06:57
8. Into The Fire 06:56
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Total playing time 57:23

Andy Engberg - Vocals (Book of Reflections, Lion's Share, Sorcerer (Swe), Twilight (Dnk), Dreams Fall)
Torben Enevoldsen - Guitar, Keyboards (also bass on "The Seventh Sign" album) (Fatal Force (Dnk), Decoy)
Johan Koleberg (Lion's Share) - Drums
Andreas Lill - Drums on "The Seventh Sign" (Vanden Plas, Abydos, Missa Mercuria, Winterlong (Swe))
Derek Sherinian - Keyboards on "The Seventh Sign" album (as a guest) (Dream Theater, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Platypus, Planet X, Jughead, All Too Human, Billy Idol, Alice Cooper, Kiss, Project Steiger, Pete Laramee, Theodore Ziras)
Günter Werno - keyboards on "The Seventh Sign" album (as a guest) (D.C. Cooper, Vanden Plas, Missa Mercuria, Planet X, Kamelot (Live), Angra (Session))
Pontus Egberg - Bass (Lion's Share) (as a guest)
Mats Olausson - Keyboards (Yngwie J. Malmsteen) (as a guest)

Denmark
Progressive Metal

Siam - Prayer (1996)

1. A Passage to God 00:40
2. Sacrifice Divine 04:38
3. Interaction 06:12
4. Sleepwaves 06:01
5. Liberty 04:50
6. Queen of Swords 08:54
7. New Age Warning 04:19
8. Transcendence 02:20
9. Animus 06:45
10. Christian 05:43
11. Raison D' Etre 05:31
12. The Language of Menace (Acoustic Version) 06:40
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Total playing time 01:02:33

Tony Mills - Vocals (Shy, Cinderella, Dokken, TNT (Nor), Dale)
Chris Ward Evans - Lead Guitar
Darren Horton - Rhythm Guitar
Andy Faulkner - Bass (Reckless Daughter, Marshall Law (Gbr))
Pano Moullaris - Drums

United Kingdom (Birmingham)
Heavy/Power Metal

Siam - The Language Of Menace (1994)

1. The Language of Menace 04:28
2. Open Your Eyes 03:51
3. Signals of Intuition 05:20
4. Midnight Connection 04:34
5. It Ain't Easy 04:48
6. The Search 04:06
7. Cato Street 04:08
8. The Fall 04:57
9. So Wild Is Our World 03:55
10. Nightflight to Heaven 04:26
11. The Last Sunrise 05:45
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Total playing time 50:18

Tony Mills - Vocals (Shy, Cinderella, Dokken, TNT (Nor), Dale)
Chris Ward Evans - Lead Guitar
Darren Horton - Rhythm Guitar
Andy Faulkner - Bass (Reckless Daughter, Marshall Law (Gbr))
Pano Moullaris - Drums

United Kingdom (Birmingham)
Heavy/Power Metal

Πέμπτη, 10 Μαρτίου 2016

Recon - Behind Enemy Lines (1990)

01. In The Beginning 01:32 
02. Lost Soldier 04:54 
03. Ancient Of Days 05:34 
04. Choose This Day 05:42 
05. Dreams 05:13 
06. Take Us Away 03:54 
07. Holy Is The Lord 06:01 
08. Alive! 04:08 
09. Eternal Destiny 05:44 
10. Behind Enemy Lines 04:21 
11. Final Words 00:55 
12. Light The Fire - bonus 03:28 
13. Dreams (Another Take) - bonus 05:04

Total playing time: 56:30

Mike Grato Bass
John Christianson Drums
Eddie Starline Guitars
George Ochoa Guitars
Vett Roberts Vocals

United States