After building a strong local following in the Los Angeles area with powerful live shows that feature stunning musicianship, the progressive power metal quintet Novareign – in support of the latest album "Legends" released earlier this year via M-Theory Audio (See CROM's review here) – will hit the road this summer for a West Coast tour with the power/thrash group Railgun. In addition, the band will also perform at select shows alongside Angra, Powerglove and labelmates Grave
At first listen, Novareign’s debut album doesn’t sound like a debut album. The self-described “Progressive Power Metal” doesn’t really restrain itself from start to finish. This Southern California metal act is here to make a statement, and the band succeeds in letting the world know it is here to wave the metal flag high. The sound has been refined by the time-tested method of playing a lot of shows, and it comes across very well on each track of the album. The level of tech
Influenced by bands like Iron Maiden and Dream Theater to Dragonforce and Angra, Novareign is the next generation of progressive power metal telling stories in musical literature speaking to a generation influenced by epic fantasy tales, comic books and video games. Having made a reputation for itself through energy-abounding live shows filled with nonstop shredding guitar interplay and powerful traditional metal vocals Novareign will release the debut album "Legends" on Feb.
Novareign, the new generation of progressive power metal, premiered the new song "Beyond the Cold," cover art for the debut album "Legends" and street date for release. Check out the new song in the player above.
For those in the know, Southern California’s Novareign has been steadily and surely building a buzz and reputation for itself in recent years. The group has become a fixture with energy-abounding live shows filled with nonstop shredding guitar interplay and powerfu