Best power metal country ?

  • Best power metal country ?

    I definetly think its Germany.
    Why ?
    Germany got loads and loads of good bands like Freedom Call, Brainstorm, Beautiful Sin, Galloglass etc etc.

    and so on.
    Remember this is just my opinion (no offence if someone doenst like real german melodic power metal)

    - DemonsLight

    So the deal is simple, you post your favorite country and explain whys that...

    Editado por DemonsLight em Jan 9 2007, 14h51
  • Sorry Crytal Ball are Swiss I thought?!

    But I agree, I think Germany is at the moment the greatest Metal country, there are some good bands, which have very own characteres

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    • freeZy33 disse...
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    • Jan 2 2007, 21h36
    Blind Guardian
    Iron Savior

    Germans too ...

    Hell Fuckin' Yeah
  • Germany of course... Edguy, Gamma Ray, Helloween

    Finland not bad too... Stratovarius, Sonata Arctica...

    Your forget Rhapsody of Fire, in italy =)

    But there is a lot of Power Metal band, so I'm not here to find them all.

  • Lol i forgot many bands like Rhapsody tough.

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    • Jan 3 2007, 2h55
    Germany, Italy and Finland are the 'big 3' power metal countries, so I'd just go with them.

    DemonsLight said:

    Italy comes second with
    I thought they were from France..

    Speaking of which, France has a fairly decent PM scene, what with Heavenly, Adagio, Alkemyst, etc.

  • Hmm, maybe im mistaken then, i got lotsa bands from Italy and France wich make power metal :)
    Not really a biggie.

  • 1)Germany.
    2) Finland.

    All other countries come as you wish, but these are the leaders. Oh, special mention to England; After all, although Helloween invented the genre, they in turn were influenced by Iron Maiden, so they (Maiden) can be considered the true innovators of the genre.

    So yeah, Up the Irons!!

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    • Jan 3 2007, 12h34
    Germany is first: Helloween, Gamma Ray, Edguy, Avantasia, Iron Savior, Primal Fear,Freedom Call, Rage,Brainstorm. They Have the best power Metal.

    Finland is second with Stratovarius, Sonata Arctica, Battlelore and Twilightning

    Sweden is third with HammerFall, Dream Evil, Nocturnal Rites, Falconer, Supreme Majesty

    • Endosz1 disse...
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    • Jan 3 2007, 22h08
    Dark Moor is from Spain, not Germany.

    Anyways, I can't decide. I really like Italy, they have Rhapsody of Fire and Secret Sphere, but Finland has Stratovarius, Germany has some good bands too, so really I can't decide

  • 1) Italy with Rhapsody (Of Fire) and Elvenking.
    2) Finland with Sonata Arctica, Kiuas and Divinefire.
    3) Sweden with Falconer and Narnia.

    • Karpie disse...
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    • Jan 5 2007, 6h55
    I came into this topic to say Finland and Germany in that order, glad I'm in agreement with a lot of people :)

    • Bardess disse...
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    • Jan 5 2007, 7h25
    I was going to come and say Germany as well, and I'm glad to know that I thought the same as so many other people! Germany has produced some of the greatest metal bands ever to play (Finland as well).

    And then there was silence...
  • Germany(Helloween, Gamma Ray, Edguy...)
    Sweden(Lost Horizon, Nocturnal Rites, The storyteller...)
    Finland(Sonata Arctica, Stratovarius...)
    Italy(Rhapsody, Luca Turilli...)

  • 1) Germany / Helloween, Edguy, Gamma Ray, etc...
    2) Finland / Sonata Arctica, Stratovarius, Nightwish
    3) Italy / Rhapsody of Fire, Luca Turilli, etc...

    I think Sweden is more like progressive metal..

  • Yes, the swedish bands are kinda progressive but they are still good!
    And all these swedish band like The Storyteller, Hammerfall and Falconer are more epic metal than other swedish bands like Nocturnal Rites or Lost Horizon.

    • robertvu disse...
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    • Jan 5 2007, 23h35
    For me
    - Nightwish
    - Sonata Arctica
    - Dreamtale

    -Noctural Rites,
    -Heed (Awsome band!!!),
    -Dream Evil, Falconer,

    3) Germany/France/Italy/Netherlands/

    4) UK/Spain/USA/Belgium/Portugal/Swiss/Austria/Brazil

    Maybe Sweden has more good bands from top of my list, but NW and SA are brilliant band, each of them is worth 10 others :D

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    • Jan 6 2007, 5h06
    Finland. Northern Europe really, pretty much the best metal comes out there.

  • Germany ( Germans created power metal )- Blind Guardian, Helloween, Edguy, Gamma Ray...

    Italy - Domine, Rhapsody

  • Definately Germany. Blind Guardian, Helloween, Gamma Ray, Edguy, Freedom Call, Galloglass, Iron Savior, etc. And they don't have much else besides power metal!

    • jestereh disse...
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    • Jan 8 2007, 15h39
    Germany. All my favorite bands, except Kamelot are from Germany :)

    • Olle93 disse...
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    • Jan 8 2007, 20h54
    1. Germany (Blind Guardian, Edguy, Gamma Ray, Iron Savior)

    2. Sweden (Dragonland, Timeless Miracle, Persuader, Supreme Majesty)

    3. Italy (Rhapsody, Domine, Luca Turilli)

  • I dont think it's possable 2 say which is THE BEST country 4 power metal i mean there all good.....

    germany - (edguy. Helloween. gamma ray. blind guardian. freedom call)

    finland - (sonata arctica. Altaria.ultimatium. stratovarius. dreamtale, celesty)

    uk - (dragonforce. power quest)

    sweden - ( FALCONER xDxD, timeless miracle. morifade, Axenstar)

    Italy - rhapsody. luca turilli)

    oh and btw DemonsLight.... dark moor are from spain :)

    When the dragon lies bleeding.
  • Sorry sonata666.
    Dark moor are from spain, ive figured that already.
    Lotsa people have reminded that (see abowe).
    It was my silly mistake.

    Anyways, ive listened dark moor for couple of years now, and you forgot things easily.

    *sigh* seems like that thing haunts me wherever I go

  • 1 Place: Germany (Blind Guardian)
    2 Place: Finland (Sonata Arctica)
    3 Place: Sweden (Falconer)

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