“Like symphonic metal, War Of The Worlds and Tubular Bells had a baby.” ~ Ayreon’s new single, ‘The Day That The World Breaks Down’

Just a flying visit on my blog today to spread the word of something that's got me really excited and inspired. I had a new musical discovery this morning after following a link on Tommy Karevik (lead singer of Kamelot)'s Facebook page. The link led me to Ayreon, a musical project masterminded by Arjen Anthony … Continue reading “Like symphonic metal, War Of The Worlds and Tubular Bells had a baby.” ~ Ayreon’s new single, ‘The Day That The World Breaks Down’

Christmas Music: S.E. Berrow Edition

As I explained at length last year, I absolutely love Christmas. The cold weather, the Christmas lights, putting up my tree a month early, wrapping up presents, watching tat on the tele, being overly critical of supermarket Christmas adverts (Sainsbury's, this is what you produce after last year's triumph? Hang your heads in shame) and … Continue reading Christmas Music: S.E. Berrow Edition

A Few Things to be Excited About!

I have just returned from my holiday - a rather swanky trip around Europe on the biggest cruiseship in the world, Harmony of the Seas, with my  lovely boyfriend Mark and my cruise-addicted parents. We set sail from Barcelona, stopping in Parma, Marseilles, La Spezia, Rome and Naples. It was bloody hot and extremely expensive, however there … Continue reading A Few Things to be Excited About!

“Suckerpunch the demons from my dreams.” ~ Delain release their new single, ‘Suckerpunch’

Delain - one of the more accessible symphonic metal outfits, hailing from the Netherlands - just released the official music video for their new single 'Suckerpunch'. The song is taken from the upcoming Lunar Prelude EP, due for release on 19 February. My goodness. It is stonkingly good. With a rousing chorus, a combination of synths and … Continue reading “Suckerpunch the demons from my dreams.” ~ Delain release their new single, ‘Suckerpunch’