The Metal Years – Power Metal – Review

November 11, 2002

If you follow these genres, most of these bands are familiar. They’re mostly the big names, with little “filler,” and omissions were probably licensing issues.

Sentenced – Crimson – Review

April 1, 2000

Sentenced have found mournful ways to reconstitute sensibly-arranged power chord rock, even if they seem to make the same record over again.

Identity Five – Review

September 1, 1999

With 17 tracks, 76 minutes, there’s something here for anyone into metal: Heavy, power, nü, black, death, doom, epic, Goth, hardcore, and the schools within.

Sentenced – Amok – Review

March 1, 1995

Amok slows the tempo and explores more intricate melodies. Milka lets rip scaling solos, screeching harmonics, dreamy movements, and anthemic powerchords.