Sonata Arctica – Unia – Review

July 20, 2007

Emotion worn on the hearts of their white, frilly sleeves, Sonata Arctica sometimes get too close to maudlin. On the more orchestral side of the catalogue.

A Tribute to The Beast – Review

August 2, 2002

Covering Iron Maiden is tricky. Two decades of shitty metal bands have paved the way for this thing all the way up my ass. But that’s not always the case here.

Sonata Arctica – Silence – Review

March 29, 2002

Every cliché of power metal and classic-style heavy metal down pat, yet with meticulous songcraft and phenomenal musicianship, they soar above all others.

A Tribute to The Scorpions – Review

June 4, 2001

Love at First Sting brought guitarists to their knees, something it’s time for again with all the half-assed heroes with more facial piercings than chops.