Virgin Black Requiem - Pianissimo. What if Gloryhammer decides to play live in the near future? Definitely like the vocals, since they don't ever reach annoying levels.
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The riffs are, well, shit. You have templates kingdpm music here, but nothing resembling actually engaging songwriting. There really is no better way to sum up this abomination of an album than 'flower metal'.
Kinggdom Sign Up Subscribe here. Although some IMNs may say Gloryhammer suck due to their stereotypical themes and for not creating a new sound for themselves, I think Gloryhammer perfects the genre. I actually love this. Great review and I very much agree with it! Couldn't agree more, I love this album. Silent Tears of Frozen Princess 7.
Gloryhammer – Tales from the Kingdom of Fife - Metal Obsession
Of course, lousy aesthetics can't demolish a listening experience by themselves; you also gloryhammeg lousy music to go with them, and boy, Tales from the Kingdom of Fluff really does deliver on that front. He doesn't quite reach the extremes kingom either influence in terms of range and expression, but pulls off a more than adequate performance, particularly on the ballad "Silent Tears Of Frozen Princess" where his voice doesn't have to contend with a massive battery of guitars riffs and speed drumming.
LarryMarch 6th, The melodies are generic and forgettable I am forgetting old ones as new ones come to replace them and come one after another on a gporyhammer belt, which is probably where this album came from, given how standard and dull it is.
Advertise on Metal Storm. This is bottom-of-the-barrel power metal, and when I say that, yes, I mean it's as bad as any Skylark album.
Magazine - Flip Online. Every single song on this album is just mediocre, boring filler that reeks of wasted potential and laziness, because they have to give room to the lyrics and aesthetics and what not. All the other band members have no 'stand out' characteristics, but they certainly perform with supreme talent and precision, making for a very professional sound amongst all of the fantastical hilarity that this album expresses.
Vulture Industries The Ocean. Australia This album is too much of a guilty pleasure to pass up. One of the most approachable grindcore bands for laymen like me. Tales from the Kingdom of Fife Gloryhammer. The narrator sounds like the one in Bal-Sagoth only the GODS of fantasy metal and speaks with such an alluring deep voice about the imaginative storyline behind the release.
Album Reviews : Gloryhammer – Tales from the Kingdom of Fife
They are forgettable and generic, they don't drive the music at all, and they aren't even remotely heavy. Gife in an alternative history of Scotland, the story plays out like every other epic fantasy.
Granted, they're not one of the "big daddies" of the genre, but probably at their best, the best. Just generic, tepid flower metal fodder that doesn't really change in ghe or tempo at all.
Hard-hitting, energetic power metal with a heavy emphasis on fantasy lyrics and symphonic keyboards. For those completest and metal elitist out ta,es. The album clearly set out to blow the power metal stereotype out of the water, and whether they intended to or not, they succeeded in creating some of the truest power metal ever recorded.
Tales From The Kingdom Of Fife
Christopher Bowes belts out a few sweet keyboard solos but he's usually just alternating between the same three fucking chords and really shitty fanfares. He has kingxom surprisingly gritty tone that would work over some music that actually has some sort of balls to it, and the occasional out of place shriek just annoys me because it rams home how limited the material here is.
Look at the cover art. The Dream Evil of near-"flower" metal? In a sense, this sort of music has a conservative bent to it, as it reaffirms existing practices more than anything else. Of course the album isn't to be taken too seriously, but at the same time, they aren't just a cheap parody band. The lyrics may not seem anything special - but that's exactly the point.