Vignettes from the Metal Concert

Earlier this week, I dropped everything for a nine-hour bus drive to see Sabaton perform live with Hammerfall, showcasing their new album "The Great War" in commemoration of World War I. Seeing how it's an open secret my Phantasmagorium moonlights as a power metal fan site, I thought I'd share a few stories from the incredibly epic concert.

Power Metal: Muse to the Fantasy Writer

Hey, kids, want to never have writer's block in your fantasy novel again? Well, listen, power metal will change your life. Real talk. Shit's great. I can't completely describe it, other than that it's everything I ever wanted out of music. It's literally the fantasy adventure genre of music, and I can't believe no one told me sooner. Let me try to sell you.