Gig Review: DragonForce / Lovebites / McRocklin & Hutch – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh (2nd November 2019)

DragonForce aren’t a band I’ve got on regular rotation but whenever a new album arrives, I give it a spin, enjoy it for what it is and continue on, knowing the same thing will happen in a couple of years. That said, their latest effort, Extreme Power Metal, was an enjoyable romp and a half. … Continue reading Gig Review: DragonForce / Lovebites / McRocklin & Hutch – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh (2nd November 2019)

Interview: Herman Li of DragonForce

I managed to catch up with DragonForce guitarist Herman Li during his downtime before their album release tour for Extreme Power Metal gets underway! I was able to get an insight into the new record and what's going on in the world of DragonForce and Herman at the moment! Hey Herman, how are things going? … Continue reading Interview: Herman Li of DragonForce

Album Review: DragonForce – Extreme Power Metal

By now you'll likely have seen the videos for "Highway to Oblivion" (below) and "Heart Demolition". Between them they give a very accurate flavour for what to expect across Extreme Power Metal. First and foremost is the huge 80s influence to the sound throughout, mainly due to the keys in the song intros. There's something else … Continue reading Album Review: DragonForce – Extreme Power Metal

DragonForce reveal details for new album “Extreme Power Metal”, launch “Highway To Oblivion” video

On September 27th, DragonForce will unleash their 8th full-length album, Extreme Power Metal, worldwide. Produced in Los Angeles, California by Damien Rainaud at Mix Unlimited, Extreme Power Metal was also recorded, in part, on guitarist Herman Li's livestream channel on Twitch with participation from the fans. For a first preview of the album, a video for the new single, … Continue reading DragonForce reveal details for new album “Extreme Power Metal”, launch “Highway To Oblivion” video

DragonForce / Power Quest – Glasgow Garage (4th October 2017)

How much power metal can one venue handle? Glasgow's Garage was about to find out, on a particularly wet and miserable Wednesday night as two bands with a closely interlinked history arrived for three hours or so of fast-paced, melodic fury. Openers Power Quest are back after a hiatus, reformed in 2016 and featuring Ashley … Continue reading DragonForce / Power Quest – Glasgow Garage (4th October 2017)

Video Roundup: DragonForce, Skein, Stormbringer, Terror Empire, Kill the Ideal, Statues

Another batch of piping hot videos straight from the oven... DragonForce - "Midnight Madness" International metal superstars DragonForce have unveiled a new video for "Midnight Madness”. Taken from latest album Reaching Into Infinity, the video drops just ahead of the UK & European legs of their massive Reaching Into Infinity World Tour. Giving fans a rare glimpse … Continue reading Video Roundup: DragonForce, Skein, Stormbringer, Terror Empire, Kill the Ideal, Statues