The first of our four Band of the Month Candidates for March 2015
MindMaze are a promising band like no other. In a time when female-fronted metal is at an all-time high in popularity but also at an all-time high for copycats and imitators, MindMaze has striven hard to forge their own sound and identity. Hailing from Allentown, Pennsylvania the four-piece band are young (all aged 23-25), but have honed their craft with over one-hundred gigs spanning over 250+ miles, including sharing the stage with metal mainstays such as Saxon, Doro, Overkill, Jon Oliva’s Pain, Circle II Circle, Fozzy, George Lynch, Raven, and many more.
The Second of four Band of the Month Candidates for March 2015
Triosphere was formed during the fall of 2004, by guitarist Marius Silver Bergesen, singer/bass player Ida Haukland and drummer Ørjan Aare Jørgensen. They soon caught the attention of the Norwegian label Face Front Records who released their debut album “Onwards” throughout Europe during the fall of 2006 and spring of 2007. Japanese label Spiritual Beast released the album in Asia and the USA. Shortly after the release of “Onwards”, the bands line-up was finally completed with the entrance of guitarist Tor Ole Byberg, and so the journey continued….
The Third of our four Band of the Month Candidates for March 2015 Crimson Blue
The weird idea of a keytar-equipped soprano as a frontwoman of a metal band may look amusing. When it comes to CRIMSON BLUE with an 8string guitar and bass tuned down to the subterranean depths, the idea gets even weirder and amusement evolves into thrill. Here we go. Mixing elements of Gothic Metal, Nu-Metal, Art Rock and every-crazy-thing that can be found in any genre CRIMSON BLUE delivers you the brand new stuff, a modern music that is absolutely original, full of personality and amazing essence.
The forth of our four Band of the Month Candidates for March 2015
Divine Ascension continue to surprise metal fans the world over with its iconic breed of melodic/progressive metal. A definite force to be reckoned with in the emerging metal scene, Divine Ascension hail from Melbourne, Australia and are led by the enigmatic Jennifer Borg – a voice once heard, not easily forgotten. DA is gearing up to release their second album Liberator on November 21, 2014 following on from their highly acclaimed debut As The Truth Appears (2011).
Their debut album’s successes were many, bringing in rave reviews and allowing the band to play alongside symphonic power metal masters Kamelot during their first ever Australian tour in 2013. The release of Liberator will see Divine Ascension’s reach grow further. Soon metal fans will be split into two groups, those who have heard Divine Ascension and those who are about to.