The first time I came across Xandria was via their second album Ravenheart. Not sure what really got my interest going, to be honest. It probably was the unique style that this band displayed at that time.
A German outfit, rocking in a somewhat delirious and somewhat poppy brand of Gothic and Melodic Metal. And – on top – these boys and girls provided a much-needed counterweight to other upcoming bands like Within Temptation back then.
Their style – or more their interesting mix of styles – is somewhat addictive and has this tendency to grow on you. For sure, they were not groundbreakers … [...] Click to raid more!