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Victorius’ Dirk Scharsich: 5 Albums That Changed My Life

January 10, 2020

There are plenty of swords and sorcery–themed power-metal bands. There are plenty of military history–themed power-metal bands. But ninja-themed power-metal bands? There may be only one: Germany’s Victorius. As the ass-kicking, hard-shredding quintet prepare to […]


Anamorph’s James Agusta: 5 Albums That Changed My Life

November 12, 2019

Raleigh, North Carolina-based progressive metal group Anamorph recently released their ambitious full-length album Lucid. The 57-minute LP — which was recorded by renowned prog producer Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me, the Contortionist) — […]