Yannis Papadopoulos

Beast In Black – From Hell With Love (Album Review)

On the infamous track “Night Crawler,” off 1990’s Painkiller, the great Judas Priest sang: “Beware the Beast In Black.” Truer words may have never been spoken, as Finland’s newest Power Metal sensation, Beast In Black, christened their thunderous band after this demonic figure. Showcasing influences ... Read More

Sirenia – Arcane Astral Aeons (Album Review)

When Norway’s Morten Veland left Tristania back in 2000, it was perhaps one of the most heartbreaking decisions of his professional music career. A key songwriter for Tristania’s first two albums, 1998’s Widow’s Weeds and 1999’s Beyond the Veil, sadly creative differences led him to bid ... Read More