At that moment the chosen one managed to steal the emerald sword from the armour of the black king and to strike his face with it The shadowlord of the black mountains saw that this was the only way to solve the situation radically and immediately jumped onto the steel lever operating the evil mechanism But that was how the prophecy was written and the warrior of ice finally slipped into the viscid waters From that moment on the two bodies and the mighty holy sword disappeared into the depths of the marsh and when the hungry black snakes came for their meal everybody knew that it was finished Vankar had revealed to Dargor the power of the gargoyles The majestic gargoyles of stone became alive and flew from the far towers of Hargor to clash against the demons of the abyss Well, my friends I used all my magic to fight those bastards He's not with us any more And Dargor's act of wisdom Gargoyles, Angels Of Darkness [I.
Angeli di Pietra Mistica] The prophet told of loud thunders quaking the surface of earth when the black raven would have turned victim of wonderful spells He would have become a white swan born from the darklands of sin Neither would Aresius have believed what was now changing in him Swan Dargor's your name Gargoyles, oh my brother gargoyles Rise now, rise for his soul [II.
Exotic Interlude instrumental ] [III. And the Legend Ends It's Gaia's call The power of the dragonflame was realizing what had seemed to be impossible And this is then the epic end of the legendary tale of the one who found the light and the dragonflame inside of the tragic rain of a thousand flames of the town's defenders who faced pain of symphonies of enchanted lands of whispers of love and hate The dawn of victory can breathe in the wind and this would mean the great rebirth reborn, the one who's giving his life To mountains and valleys, to fire and snow, to sun, moon and wisdom rise your soul Oh no, oh god, oh god no What is happening?
Dargor mortally struck the queen of the dead and called the mighty gargoyles against the legions of darkness Garoyles, Angels of Darkness: Angeli Di For those who have followed the story so far, things are not going so well.
Our hero, the Warrior of Ice, is physically and mentally scarred by his experiences, but must continue his quest to regain the Emerald Sword. Things are not helped by the fact that the living dead have now been released! While there is of course a happy ending , there are plenty more twists and turns along the way, including the death of some significant characters. Whether you chose to start here with Rhapsody, or with any of the previous albums, what you will find will be essentially the same, and you will either like it or loathe it!
As usual, the album opens with a brief introductory fanfare in the form of "In tenebris", which quickly plunges straight into the frantic Epic Symphonic Hollywood metal as the sticker on the box likes to describe it of "Knightrider of doom". Indeed, the following title track is a direct continuation. Rhapsody could easily be accused of going to the well once too often, and indeed they do tend to plagiarise themselves quite regularly The chorus of "The march of the swordmaster" here is almost identical to "Village of dwarves" from "Dawn of victory" , but the music on each album is so well composed and produced that such criticism would be churlish.
Once again, as on the previous album, the orchestration is less to the fore than on the first two albums, with a slightly rawer feel to the music. There is of course the usual diversity to the album which critics of the band so often overlook.
The fine vocal is complemented by some excellent piano. It is a truly awesome track. The albums closes with the ambitious 19 minute track "Gargoyles, Angels of Darkness". The track opens with a couple of soft classical guitar pieces, the first being written and performed by Rhapsody producer Sascha Paeth. The second, written by Luca Turilli and performed by Johannes Monno has a haunting female vocal accompaniment.
Bringing the album to an end would be "Gargoyles, Angels of Darkness", a 19 minute three part track that is nothing but sheer brilliance! This is a magnificent and beautiful track that reiterates all prior songs and brings closure on the album and storyline. Simply put, this album is amazing. You have all around amazing musicianship with orchestrated symphonies along with the given dragons and warfare.
The ten track album is composed and comprised of tracks that make it sound like a book is being read to you. It's a rare commodity to experience this, but with Rhapsody it's pretty much a given. Hopefully this will help convey what I'm trying to say; "Power of the Dragonflame" could, no, should have been the soundtrack to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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