Bands who name themselves after another band's classic album
often don't stray far from their namesake band, and a shining example of
this concept is this here Blazon Stone, a group
(well, pretty much a solo project, really)
named after the
And so the style here is exactly what the doctor ordered:
speedy, rollicking, upbeat Euro power metal
with even some of the pirate influence intact.
Arguably one might even look at this as the continuation of
the Running Wild spirit, as while that band has an impressive
history, they've tailed off in recent years while Blazon Stone
recorded steadily since their debut in 2013.
Founder Cederick Forsberg initially decided enough was enough in July 2019,
pulling the plug on the project while declaring that, indeed,
Blazon Stone was nothing more than a Running Wild tribute and he'd
run out of ideas (as well as members).
Yet a year later, he recruited an all-new lineup and the band was back