- Originated in the mid 1980's in Germany
- Combination of traditional and speed metal.
- Lyrics often involve mythodology and fantasy
- Some Glam Metal influences with the big hair and bright colours, some are more goth in appearance.
- Gamma Ray - Into The Storm - mainly performance with a little bit of narrative.
- Nightwish - Amarath - Mostly concept with a little bit of performance. Counter-typical having a female lead singer, most heavy metal bands don't have any female's in them.
- Helloween - I want out - Performance with a little bit of narrative. All of the performance is focussed on the lead singer, set in an abandoned warehouse and also in a dessert, some comedy is also used.
This is my A2 media coursework blog. I will be creating a music video for the song 'Confessions' by 'We Are The Ocean'. The project also involves creating a digipak album and a magazine advert for the digipak.
I am working in a group with:
Mary Jenner - http://mary-jenner-musicvid.blogspot.com/ and
Chris Lawrence - http://chris-lawrence-musicvid.blogspot.com/