Since day one, ANCIENT BARDS have taken a variety of influences from symphonic metal’s rich heritage and forged their own unique blend of magnificent orchestral symphonies, crushing guitar riffs and the breathtaking vocals of their front girl Sara Squadrani.
The music is conceived to enhance the listeners’ experience by taking them on a ride into the magical world where the fantasy saga “The Black Crystal Sword” is set.
Dakesis are Progressive Metal band from Birmingham, UK. Formed in 2008, with the release of a limited edition four track E.P they soon followed on with their debut album ‘Trial By Fire’ in 2011 to much critical acclaim. Following on from their success of this album and extensive touring and festival appearances throughout the UK, the band went on to record their second full length album “The New Dawn” released in March 2016. They are currently working on their third full length album, which is set to be released in 2019.
Memories Of Old are an epic power metal band from the UK promising to bring you endless epic melodies and thunderous instrumental passages. Their debut album features lead vocals from Tommy ‘ReinXeed’ Johansson (Sabaton). With their strong line up of musicians recruited from throughout the power metal world, Memories Of Old can’t wait to come to PMQF!
For fans of Sabaton and Iron Maiden, Forlorn Hope are a five-piece heavy metal band from
Merseyside that combine history and heavy metal with epic results.
High octane, classic metal riffs and majestic keyboards unite to give these tales the sense of
excitement, intensity and scale that they deserve.