As part of our coverage of the newest Ponies at Dawn Album, Zenith, I’m delighted to introduce you to this track that is a wild and fun mix of several genres! Thrasher presents us with Fall Again, a song that starts out like it’s synthpop but then quickly turns and adds some amazing metal elements from all sort of subgenres! Combining elements of Electronicore, Djent, Metalcore, Melodic Black Metal and Ambient, this track is a mix of a lot of influences and there’s something here for everyone to enjoy! Definitely have a listen to this song and the other awesome tracks from Zenith!
The most recent pre-release from Voodoo Pup’s Chrysalis concept album is abundant with sneaky, sleazy vibes, perfectly descriptive of the changeling queen herself. The track’s tone is set by a scheming, sassy bassline and carried by Dangerous Moonlight’s honeyed voice. Listeners beware – this track is sure to “trace its claws over your heart!”
Today I have the pleasure to once again bring you an amazing metal track courtesy of the amazing Soul Strings aka SDreamExplorerS! But let’s cut down on the chatter and get straight to the song! This song was actually written all the way back in 2009 but only really picked up again last year, but it nevertheless sounds very fresh with a fun melody, amazing drums and all-round wonderful instrumentation. For all you metalheads out there this slightly-over-seven-minute-long track is perfect to just put on repeat and listen to all day long, and even us non-metalheads will get a kick out of the creative melodies and amazing riffs.
Following a release party over 13 hours long, including a 7-hour album showcase, P@D’s newest album Zenith has been released! As their 25th album in just over 9 years, it’s an incredible milestone to have reached! Over the coming weeks, we’ll be bringing you many of the songs from this album as and when the artists decide to release them. But that’s not all – we plan on doing a showcase of some of our personal staff favourites too at a later date. Until then, the album is available to purchase on P@D’s Bandcamp and to stream on a number of platforms.
Sometimes, a pair of vocal talents click and are so smooth together! It’s like a delicate cake with tasty, smooth frosting. Giving the legendary band Blink-182 a nod of respect, 4everfreebrony and PrinceWhateverer take the basis from “I Miss You” and get into the head of Sunny StarScout and her mission in G5. The lyrics take the heart of the original song, expressing the frustrations of Sunny and how she thinks and feels throughout the movie. These two musicians seem to have a blast together, achieving perfect tone and mood to their vocal delivery. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.
There’s always something that blows me away on each Ponies At Dawn album, and I’ve found what Zenith has brought to the table. 4EverfreeBrony is no stranger to prog rock, having previously taken inspiration from Rush, but bringing Drummershy’s influence from Dream Theater into the mix has resulted in this masterpiece! You experience a full range of dynamics, from atmospheric guitars with precisely detailed percussion, to full punchy riffs with synths and string orchestration. Go take a listen for an epic 6 minutes of prog goodness!
Melody returns with an anthem based on the season 9 finale of MLP:FiM and full of determination, displaying a wonderful fusion of metal and pop elements. Dramatic strings, an infectious hook, and Melody’s bright voice pleading for reassurance and strength are sure to get your head banging. Turn that volume up and raise your hooves high – the only way to play this song is at full blast!
Burning Gryphon presents us with a full album of Russian brony awesomeness! The lyrics of these tracks are fully in Russian, but he also provided English translations, so come along as I take you through the six amazing songs of this album!Continue reading
Today I’m very happy to finally bring you some more fire tunes from the amazing SlightlyAmiss! This one is dedicated to a dark Princess who rarely gets as much love as the others: Midnight Sparkle is a fun character to explore, and how better to do that then with some fire metal tunes?! The song has everything from an exciting intro to a fire hook that gets you headbanging no matter if you love or hate metal! It’s got your exciting vocals and hard screaming vocals, and finally a very well executed outro! So have a listen and enjoy this awesome track!
A household name with an orchestral twist! PrinceWhateverer and Frozen Night bring us an emotional track about King Sombra’s relationship with Princess Celestia that fans of the IDW comics will especially appreciate. Keep an ear out for the drum solos as well as the orchestral breakdown by Frozen Night, which beautifully contrasts with the heavy guitar that Prince is known for, putting Sombra and Celestia’s heartbreak front and center. Add to that the wonderful animation by Nootaz, and you have a collaboration that’s definitely worth a watch!