Now I finally know where Ms. Slayes of Unleash The Archers got the famous metal scream from on Time Stands Still at the beginning of Test The Metal. Dream Evil invented it first. On their 3rd full length album The Book of Heavy Metal that escaped into nature back in 2004. And they had the crunch it takes to produce some crystal clear and steely metal back then that – in all its somewhat cheesy splendor – will still please the fan crowd of today.
Given their somewhat Dio-esque soaring style I always wondered if the band name had anything to do with it. And sure as hell, the band was indeed named after Dio‘s stellar album Dream Evil of 1987. Reason being that the previously suggested name Dragonslayer did not sit well with Century Media Records. Yet, ultimately the first album got stuck with this name. [...]