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[P@D] L-Train – To Sail The Skies Above (Celaeno’s Tale) (feat. Blackened Blue, Rico Starlight, and O. Vannen) | Pirate Metal

Another awesome P@D track by L-Train! L-Train has taken this song in a direction only he could do, with some amazing featured guitar work by Blackened Blue, a top-notch flute performance by Rico Starlight, and some cor anglais assistance from O. Vannen! A perfect combination of pirate metal and Captain Celaeno, make sure to check out this awesome track, which will no doubt take you on a ride! 

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Blackened Blue – Nothing But Flame | Alt. Rock / Metal

Blackened Blue is back again with a great theme about Twilight Sparkle having enough of Celestia’s non-stop badgering for weekly letters! Everything that flies has to fall, Like an animal in a cage I’m writing meaningless words down on every page – this song is filled with incredibly meaningful lyrics that tell a great, emotional story. The flips between styles from acoustic rock ballads to heavier metal riffs with subtle tone shifts are both seamless and convey Twilight’s emotions incredibly vividly!

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[P@D] Thrasher – Fall Again | Electronicore / Metalcore

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!

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Voodoo Pup – Be My Only | Blues / Jazz

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!”

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SDreamExplorerS – Neverwake | Metal

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.

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Ponies At Dawn – Zenith | Compilation Album

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.

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4everfreebrony – We’ll Get Through (feat. PrinceWhateverer) [Blink-182 ponified] | Alternative Rock

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.

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[P@D] 4EverfreeBrony & Drummershy – Angels In Disguise | Progressive Metal

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!

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MelodyBrony – F.I.N. | Metal

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!

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Burning Gryphon – Ponies After Midnight | Rock

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!

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