Nerd Metal Fridays – DragonForce

I like these guys way more than they probably deserve. It’s the combination of old-school speed metal virtuosity, soaring melody, clean vocals, and really, really beautiful men (I’m looking at you, Herman Li) that just plain makes me happy whenever I listen to these London-based fantasy rockers (OK, mostly it’s the beautiful men, I’m married, […]

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Nerd Metal Fridays: Kamelot

So, I promised you Americans this week and with Florida’s Kamelot, I deliver (well, mostly, lead singer Tommy Karevik is a Swede).  They combine extremely melodic tunes with super clean vocals (both from current lead  Tommy and previous singer Roy Khan) and full orchestration for a symphonic style that’s distinctively their own. And they did […]

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