Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Power Metal?

When i was younger I was into metal.  But back then, what I considered metal is now considered rock.  Lately, I've been getting into this sub genre of metal called "power" or "symphonic".

The first song below is the seed of my Pandora station.  I discovered it as an actuary friend of mine introduced me to it:

Click here for the youtube playlist.


Blind Guardian - Soulforged

Blind Guardian - Battlefield

Hammerfall - The Templar Flame

Gamma Ray - Fight

Sabaton - Gott Mit Uns

Tyr - The Lay of Thrym

Friday, February 14, 2014

Musical Discoveries of the Day: Luke Sital Singh

There have been only a handful of times where I heard one song and went out seeking an entire album.  It just happened today...twice.  Both from the UK.

At the suggestion of my one reader, here's a youtube playlist with all these songs (only 2 today).

Introducing Luke Sital-Singh
Nothing Stays the Same

and, Royal Blood
Little Monster

Unfortunately, Royal Blood's album is not available in the US yet.  Hmmm...I have a cousin in the UK...