Top 10 European Power Metal Albums of the 90sMetal_Treasure Power Metal and Symphonic Metal are related but different subgenres.
This list includes ONLY Power Metal so please don't add symphonic metal bands/albums because they are different (Nightwish, Epica, Within Temptation, and so on).
The Top Ten
No words on how excellent this album is - DejanKalinic
Concept album based on The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. The story is narrated by songs, short bridge songs and short spoken parts. This albums is different.
It's also heavier, darker, more intense, more complex and more progressive than the usual power metal albums.
Songs - Nightfall, Thorn, Mirror Mirror, Into the Storm, Time Stands Still (At the Iron Hill), The Curse of Fëanor, Noldor. - Metal_Treasure
Songs - Rebellion in Dreamland, Land of the Free, Man on a Mission. - Metal_Treasure
Songs - The Bard's Song (In the Forest), Time What is Time, Journey Through the Dark, The Quest for Tanelorn, Ashes to Ashes, Theatre of Pain. - Metal_Treasure
Songs - Armageddon, Gardens of the Sinner, Anywhere in the Galaxy, Heavy Metal Universe, It's a Sin (Pet Shop Boys cover). - Metal_Treasure
Songs - Vain Glory Opera, Out of Control, No More Foolin, Fairytale, Tomorrow. - Metal_Treasure
Fullmoon alone should win them a spot in the top 10. - Metal_Treasure
Ralf Scheepers was still their lead singer and his vocal was incredible. Ralf voice reminds me of Rob Halford.
My favorite songs - Last Before the Storm, 18 Years. - Metal_Treasure
Iced Earth are Americans. - Metal_Treasure
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2. Land of the Free - Gamma Ray
3. Somewhere Far Beyond - Blind Guardian