Premiere: Valyria – “Steel Inquisition”

It’s power metal AND death metal! This is the best thing. Or at the very least it’s pretty damn good. Valyria aren’t just some weak Children of Bodom knockoff, nor are they trying to be Wintersun, or Soilwork, or any other band that has labeled themselves as “extreme power metal.” No, they actually take the soaring vocals of power metal, the constant riffing of melodeath, and the upbeat and empowering parts of both and successfully marry them in a way that very few bands have done before. Both vocal styles have strength behind them and are used in relatively equal … Continue reading Premiere: Valyria – “Steel Inquisition”