A five-piece power metal band from Windhelm, Eastmarch, Battle Born exploded onto the scene in 2020 with their self-titled debut EP, winning over fans with a grittier take on synth-laden Finnish style power metal.
Scottish Titan’s Tiberius bring a catchy progressive metal sound, with a few hint of power they have had an impressive touring schedule including some prestigious festival slots over the past year.
THE SILENT RAGE
The Silent Rage is a melodic power metal band hailing from Athens, Greece. With two EPs released in 2009, they went on to release their debut album “The Deadliest Scourge” in 2016 through Greek Label Alone Records. This was mixed and mastered at Devasoundz Studios (SepticFlesh, Chaostar, Rotting Christ) and featured guest appearances by Apollo Papathanasio (Spiritual Beggards, ex Firewind) and Yossi Sassi (ex Orphaned Land).
RITES TO RUIN
Rites to Ruin is a new heavy metal band incorporating former members of Triaxis, In the Absence of Light, Burn Thy Enemy and Shadows of Serenity.
Formed in 2019, R2R are in the midst of writing their first album while honing their live set ready to unleash it with a a series of shows in early 2020. Fronted by vocal powerhouse, Krissie Kirby. Rites to Ruin promises to deliver a traditional heavy metal sound with a modern twist.
Fellowship are a five-piece power metal band from the UK. Formed in 2019, and taking influence from bands like Twilight Force, Rhapsody of Fire and Majestica, they combine the classic, uplifting sound of symphonic European power metal with emotionally grounded lyricism and melodic guitar work. With a debut album due out in 2021, Fellowship have been hailed as the future of power metal by some of the best bands in the genre, and have the musical chops to live up to that standard. In the words of the great Herman Li, they’re “upliftingly awesome!”
IRONSIDE, formed in 2021, are a progressive metal story-telling band.
This three-piece from the West Midlands, UK sets out to take their audience on a tonic journey on the wings of heavy prog metal riffs, melodic synth and tender vocal moments. Orchestral support inspired by their own piano compositions adds an oft pompous cinematic aspect to support the scale of some pieces.