My Top 10 Albums of 2015 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2015 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

The year is done with new music and what a year it has been! With almost 130 releases for me to go through to try and break it down to my personal top 10 favourites wasn’t easy! As a fan of different styles of music, it was hard to rate these. Depending on how I felt that day and what I want to listen to, one would rate high on the list, then shortly after fall…

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Album Review: Leaves’ Eyes – King Of Kings

Album Review: Leaves’ Eyes – King Of Kings

   King Of Kings – Release September 18th, 2015 Leaves’ Eyes is a Symphonic/Viking/Pagan/Folk Metal formed by Norwegian lead singer Liv Kristine in 2003. This is their 6th studio album – King of Kings. I found this band with the release of their 2013 album Symphonies of The Night and became an instant fan. With the release of their new CD King Of Kings, I have become an even bigger fan with one of my favourite…

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Leaves’ Eyes-King Of Kings (September 18, 2015)

Leaves’ Eyes-King Of Kings (September 18, 2015)

The list of achievements is long… And even though the union of vocalist Liv Kristine (one of the genre’s most adored characters who basically invented ‘Gothic Metal’ with her former band Theatre Of Tragedy) and members of Atrocity was promising right away, it went on to exceed all expectations. Today Leaves’ Eyes are one of the most successful symphonic metal bands with a huge worldwide fan-following. The 6th studio album, titled King Of Kings now…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2013 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2013 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

In 2013 I was dipping into the world of Symphonic Metal. Standing strong on my usual preference of Melodic Rock here are my favorites for 2013. My Top 10 for 2013 were: 10 – Pink Cream 69 – Ceremonial After a long six-year wait, Pink Cream 69 was back in 2013 with their new album Ceremonial. On first hearing this band in early 1990’s, I have followed them through their long career. I was happy…

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