Power Metal as a genre is a fickle mistress. Having two different camps there are varying levels of seriousness taken when you’re singing about wizards fighting dragons. Taking the more tongue in cheek aspect of Power Metal and well and truly running with it, Gloryhammer are no doubt onto something. As we hand you back over to the hazy summer memories, now but a long forgotten memory in the cold times of winter we look back to the absolute gentleman that were Paul Templing and Ben Turk as they talk us through the Gloryhammer ethos and their allegiance to the Power Metal genre.
Do you have the urge to set the ‘Universe on Fire‘?
A power metal extravaganza sits atop our day 23 in our album of the year shortlist…
Before the Unicorn Invasion of London we caught up with the man and legend from the Gloryhammer sagas, Angus McFife (aka Thomas Winkler to mere mortals). We stopped him in his journey from the future to ask him a few questions about questing with Gloryhammer, and where their travels will take them next.
Tonight a power metal supreme force strikes the heart of Islington – a perfect trifecta of legends, familiar faces and newcomers. It’s not too often we get to see such a brilliant line-up assemble in the same package, and of course we just had to witness it!
The next chapter in the epic that is Scottish power metal has been written, and Dundee is under threat again…it’s time to travel to ‘Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards‘.
The epic side project of Alestorm mainman Christopher Bowes has returned with another fantastically themed album!