Interview with ETERNAL VOYAGER guitarist Brian Blake

Eternal Voyager is a U.S. heavy power metal band influenced by the likes of Blind Guardian, Iced Earth, Hammerfall, Gamma Ray, Amon Amarth, Ensiferum. Iron Maiden and Stratovarius from the Twin Cities area in Minnesota.

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Watch Sacramento’s Niviane Perform A Full Set Of Power Metal

Sacramento, California-based power metal band, Niviane, performed at The Colony in Sacramento on July 2nd. Video of the band’s full performance is available for streaming below. Continue reading

Niviane releases album artwork and stream new song “The Berserker”

Sacramento, California power metallers Niviane have released “The Berserker”, the new single from the band’s upcoming debut album, “The Druid King” recorded at Alien Productions Studios by JK Northrup (XYZ, King Kobra). The album cover artwork was created by freelance artist Dusan Markovic. The album is slated for a Summer 2017 release.

The Druid King - Cover

“The Druid King” track listing:

1. The Berserker
2. Adrestia
3. Watch the Banners Fall
4. Into Twilight
5. Gladiator
6. Arise Samurai
7. Elegy
8. March of the Jötunn
9. War of Immortals
10. Heaven Overflow
11. The Druid King

Niviane (pronounced nih-vy-anne) is an American power metal band hailing from Sacramento, California. The band delivers a high energy dual guitar attack, driving rhythm section, fronted by soaring heavy vocals to produce what has been branded “A new breed of American Power Metal”.

The line-up consisting of vocalist Norman Skinner (Imagika, Skinner, Hellscream), guitarists Gary Tarplee and Mark Miner, Bassist Rick Stallkamp & drummer Noe Luna (Skinner, 3 Lunas) completed their debut album in March 2017 with the additional talents of Aaron Robitsch (Graveshadow) brought in to compose and record keyboards.

The band is currently working with director Mike Sloat on the 1st of 2 planned music videos to support the debut release and continue to write for their next album while continuously performing live.