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Featured Song: Elysium

Recently, I’ve been flirting with progressive metal – or at least, symphonic / power metal with significant progressive influences. The more recent albums of Stratovarius (who I’ve featured several times before) – particularly the ones after guitarist Timo Tolkki’s 2008 … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Papillon

Today’s selection is “Papillon” from Stratovarius‘ 2003 album Elements, Part 1. Elements, whose title track I’ve featured in the past, is one of my favourite Stratovarius albums; I find that the symphonic orchestration really brings out the epic feel that … Continue reading

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Featured Song: United

This song has been stuck in my head all week, so I couldn’t not feature it 🙂 It’s from the 2005 self-titled album of Stratovarius, from whom we’ve heard before. In a break from most of the songs in this … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Winter Skies

Winter is still in full gear in Toronto, whether it’s manifesting as near-record-breaking -35 degree wind chills earlier this week, or snowfall that’s holding up traffic this weekend, so I thought I’d feature another seasonally inspired song. I’ve been a … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Elements

So it’s been a while since I wrote anything… been very busy with courses, Christmas stuff, Project Flanders… Anyways, the song I’d like to feature today is one that I first heard sometime last year (it’s actually an old(er) song, from a … Continue reading

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