Montreal quintet Blackguard’s third full-length begins with “Tephra,” an intro track filled with explosions, breaking glass, warrior chants, and foreboding drumming. It’s a fitting opening for a band that aims for an epic, cinematic presence on the rest of this debut release on Victory Records. Blackguard’s blend of symphonic power metal and melodic death metal echoes [...]
70,000 Tons just got heavier! The metal cruise festival just added German power-metal legends Blind Guardian and Canadian folk-metal group Blackguard to its lineup, which also includes Amon Amarth, Fear Factory, Iced Earth, and more! Click here for more details.