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Warman
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  12.07.2010 at 17:59
Decided to start a topic about this band, didn't find one on the forum.

I first heard Power Quest about two years ago, the song "Temple of Fire". Me and my friend thought it was cheesy as hell and laughed our asses off. We looked up more songs and continued to laugh. But then one very drunken night we realised we could sing along to these songs and kinda... liked it. So we listened to their whole discography and found some very very good songs. I mean "Power Quest Part I"? WTF? We were stunned.

After getting used to them I must admit that they're one of the best power metal bands out there. Can't wait for the new album and being a little anxious about the new singer.

We'll have to wait and see.
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vezzy
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  12.07.2010 at 18:03
I utterly hate Power Quest and cheery "epic" power metal in general. I can't find any appeal in it, and I don't like the singer's voice.
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Warman
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  12.07.2010 at 18:52
Written by vezzy on 12.07.2010 at 18:03

I utterly hate Power Quest and cheery "epic" power metal in general. I can't find any appeal in it, and I don't like the singer's voice.

I totally understand you. I thought the same at first, but love is blind... or deaf maybe.
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Kingface
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  13.07.2010 at 01:12
Power Quest are seriously underrated in my opinion and I hope they manage to get more recognised in the next few years. A brilliant example of a band playing quality, fast, cheesy yet irresistibly catchy Power Metal and the first 3 albums in particular are brilliant.

There is and has been incredibly talented musicians playing for them as well. Steve Williams is a great keyboardist, I think Alessio's voice is great and the guitarists they've had and have currently are brilliant as well.

I'm very much looking forward to their new stuff and very intrigued by what Chity in particular can bring to the band (impressed with his work with Firewind).
GT
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  16.07.2010 at 13:50
I've been hooked on PowerQuest for a couple of years now. They've released some brilliant songs but also some very crappy ones. I wasn't to fond of their newest album.
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Warman
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Age: 26
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  16.07.2010 at 14:37
Written by GT on 16.07.2010 at 13:50

I've been hooked on PowerQuest for a couple of years now. They've released some brilliant songs but also some very crappy ones. I wasn't to fond of their newest album.

I think I'm with you here. When they're good, they're really good. When they're bad, they're really bad.
And to me it seems every album they release is weaker than the last one. "Wings of Forever" being brilliant and their best IMO. After that the albums get weaker and weaker.
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Angel Of Mercy

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Age: 22
From: UK

  16.07.2010 at 17:22
New line up? what do we think about it?
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Ellrohir
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  30.07.2010 at 14:28
My only thoughts can be - "Again?"
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Warman
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  16.08.2010 at 19:35
I'm worried.
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MeTalRea|istiK

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From: Malaysia

  07.09.2010 at 09:46
They good..ex sam totman band..love cemetery gates(sound like pantera but no)
Ellrohir
Heaven Knight

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  30.09.2010 at 11:53
Power Quest sounding like Pantera? lol...
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RavenKing

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  30.09.2010 at 14:17
Written by vezzy on 12.07.2010 at 18:03

I utterly hate Power Quest and cheery "epic" power metal in general. I can't find any appeal in it, and I don't like the singer's voice.


We need to draw a line here between Powermetal and Flowermetal. While I can enjoy Power/Speed Metal like old Helloween, early Blind Guardian and most of Gamma Ray's discography (all this stuff belongs to the Power/Speed Metal category), like you I utterly hate Flowermetal like Power Quest. And, even among Flowermetal, Power Quest is among the crappiest Flowermetal bands I heard. Unbearably cheesy, mediocre as fuck and the singer sucks donkey balls. Also, there's nothing epic about a band like Power Quest. It's just that some people mistake cheesiness as epicness.
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Ellrohir
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  30.09.2010 at 14:43
Written by RavenKing on 30.09.2010 at 14:17

It's just that some people mistake cheesiness as epicness.


have to agree on that...song about dragons, swords and castles is yet not necessarily "epic"
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