STORMWITCH
Traditional heavy metal • Germany

MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music online community, from the creators of progarchives.com
STORMWITCH picture
Stormwitch is a heavy metal band from Germany , formed in 1979 under the name "Lemon Sylvan". The name was changed into Stormwitch in 1981. Soon after forming they became known as "The Masters of the Black Romantic", uniquely combining mystery, melodies and dark fantasies into an imaginative form of heavy metal. During the 80's they were one of the better known German cult bands. They released 7 albums before splitting up late in 1994

The band re-united in 2002 and they have released 2 new albums:

Witchcraft was the last album to feature this lineup as all members except for Andy Mück have since left the band again. The only members of Stormwitch at the moment are Andy Mück (Vocals) and Jürgen Wannenwetsch (Bass).
Thanks to progshine, Time Signature for the updates

STORMWITCH MP3, Free Download/Stream

STORMWITCH Online Videos

See all STORMWITCH videos

Buy STORMWITCH music

Right Now on Ebay (logo)
STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT [BONUS TR.] (CD, 2004, Nuclear Blast) *New* STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT [BONUS TR.] (CD, 2004, Nuclear Blast) *New* USD $7.99 Buy It Now 1h 23m
STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT  CD NEW+ STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT CD NEW+ USD $22.50 Buy It Now 18h
Stormwitch: Witchcraft CD 2004 Bonus Track Nuclear Blast GmbH NB 1344-2 Original Stormwitch: Witchcraft CD 2004 Bonus Track Nuclear Blast GmbH NB 1344-2 Original USD $14.95 Buy It Now 1 day
STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH  CD NEW+ STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH CD NEW+ USD $20.71 Buy It Now 1 day
STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH (LTD.DIGIPAK)  CD NEW+ STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH (LTD.DIGIPAK) CD NEW+ USD $22.94 Buy It Now 1 day
Stormwitch / War of the Wizards JAPAN *E Stormwitch / War of the Wizards JAPAN *E USD $24.99 Buy It Now 1 day
SWEET HARD-S/T   LP 1985  RARE GERMAN METAL/RUNNING WILD/STORMWITCH/MAD MAX SWEET HARD-S/T LP 1985 RARE GERMAN METAL/RUNNING WILD/STORMWITCH/MAD MAX USD $10.00 (1 bids)
2 days
Stormwitch - Witchcraft (Remastered) Stormwitch - Witchcraft (Remastered) USD $15.69 Buy It Now 2 days
STORMWITCH-Season Of The Witch-2015 CD STORMWITCH-Season Of The Witch-2015 CD USD $0.99 (0 bids)
3 days
SOLEMNITY-KING OF DREAMS-DIGI-heavy-metal-stormwitch-ligeia-dorian opera SOLEMNITY-KING OF DREAMS-DIGI-heavy-metal-stormwitch-ligeia-dorian opera USD $24.99 Buy It Now 3 days
STORMWITCH TALES OF TERROR XLNT COND IMPORT UK FREE SHIPPING STORMWITCH TALES OF TERROR XLNT COND IMPORT UK FREE SHIPPING USD $34.99 Buy It Now 4 days
STORMWITCH eye of the storm APOCALYPSE 1st press CD USA 1989 STORMWITCH eye of the storm APOCALYPSE 1st press CD USA 1989 USD $28.99 Buy It Now 4 days
STORMWITCH - STRONGER THAN HEAVEN / WALPURGIS NIGHT : Germany CD : LASERLIGHT STORMWITCH - STRONGER THAN HEAVEN / WALPURGIS NIGHT : Germany CD : LASERLIGHT USD $24.99 Buy It Now 4 days
VAVEL Self Titled heavy metal rare Vice Human Deceptor Iron import Stormwitch VAVEL Self Titled heavy metal rare Vice Human Deceptor Iron import Stormwitch USD $6.99 Buy It Now 4 days
STORMWITCH War of the Wizards CD 1992 VERY RARE OOP ORIGINAL 1st PRESSING SPV!!! STORMWITCH War of the Wizards CD 1992 VERY RARE OOP ORIGINAL 1st PRESSING SPV!!! USD $49.99 Buy It Now 5 days
STORMWITCH Eye of the Storm CD 1989 MEGA RARE ORIG. COLLECTIBLE on HOT BLOOD!!!! STORMWITCH Eye of the Storm CD 1989 MEGA RARE ORIG. COLLECTIBLE on HOT BLOOD!!!! USD $49.99 Buy It Now 5 days
STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT (GOLD) (LTD) (DIGIPAK) NEW CD STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT (GOLD) (LTD) (DIGIPAK) NEW CD USD $18.54 Buy It Now 5 days
STORMWITCH - STRONGER THAN HEAVEN (BC 004) CD STORMWITCH - STRONGER THAN HEAVEN (BC 004) CD USD $25.00 Buy It Now 5 days
TYRANT-Fight ForYour Life Stormwitch,Blind Guardian,Helloween,Heavens Gate,Saxon TYRANT-Fight ForYour Life Stormwitch,Blind Guardian,Helloween,Heavens Gate,Saxon USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Stormwitch Beauty and the beast HMJ-3007  Japan CD 1st press OBI Stormwitch Beauty and the beast HMJ-3007 Japan CD 1st press OBI USD $39.99 (0 bids)
6 days
Stormwitch - Witchcraft CD Stormwitch - Witchcraft CD USD $18.89 Buy It Now 6 days
NOT FRAGILE - Shout To The Mast Blind Guardian,Helloween,Gamma Ray,Stormwitch NOT FRAGILE - Shout To The Mast Blind Guardian,Helloween,Gamma Ray,Stormwitch USD $13.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Hunter-Sign Of The Hunter CD Accept, Gravestone,Stormwitch,UDO,Breaker,Chainsaw Hunter-Sign Of The Hunter CD Accept, Gravestone,Stormwitch,UDO,Breaker,Chainsaw USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Overdose-Tight Action CD Noisehunter,Tyrant,Veto,Accept,Stormwitch, Omen, Reaper Overdose-Tight Action CD Noisehunter,Tyrant,Veto,Accept,Stormwitch, Omen, Reaper USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Area-Twilight Scanner, Angel Dust, Breaker, Stormwitch,Helloween,Private Metal Area-Twilight Scanner, Angel Dust, Breaker, Stormwitch,Helloween,Private Metal USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Area-The Falcon Scanner, Angel Dust, Breaker,Stormwitch,Helloween,Private Metal Area-The Falcon Scanner, Angel Dust, Breaker,Stormwitch,Helloween,Private Metal USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Speed Limit-Unchained / Prophecy CD Stormwitch,Blind Guardian,Accept,Iron Maiden Speed Limit-Unchained / Prophecy CD Stormwitch,Blind Guardian,Accept,Iron Maiden USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Speed Limit-Moneyshot Stormwitch, Talisman, Jeff Soto, Praing Mantis, Hair Metal Speed Limit-Moneyshot Stormwitch, Talisman, Jeff Soto, Praing Mantis, Hair Metal USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
BLACK HAWK-Straight Hell Stormwitch,Sabaton,UDO, Accept,Private Metal,Pure Steel BLACK HAWK-Straight Hell Stormwitch,Sabaton,UDO, Accept,Private Metal,Pure Steel USD $13.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Stormwitch - Eye Of The Storm CD original press Trend Helloween Accept Rage Stormwitch - Eye Of The Storm CD original press Trend Helloween Accept Rage USD $33.66 (0 bids)
6 days
Stormwitch-Stormwitch - Witchcraft (Remastered) CD NEW Stormwitch-Stormwitch - Witchcraft (Remastered) CD NEW USD $15.49 Buy It Now 7 days
STORMWITCH-THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,PRIVATE GERMAN METAL,NWOBHM,NOISEHUNTER STORMWITCH-THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,PRIVATE GERMAN METAL,NWOBHM,NOISEHUNTER USD $19.99 Buy It Now 7 days
STORMWITCH Tales Of Terror PATCH Official Power Heavy Metal NEW STORMWITCH Tales Of Terror PATCH Official Power Heavy Metal NEW USD $6.19 Buy It Now 7 days
STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT CD 2004  RARE OOP METAL RULES STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT CD 2004 RARE OOP METAL RULES USD $9.89 Buy It Now 8 days
Witchcraft - Stormwitch (2010, CD New) Witchcraft - Stormwitch (2010, CD New) USD $13.36 Buy It Now 8 days
Stormwitch - Witchcraft [CD New] Stormwitch - Witchcraft [CD New] USD $14.13 Buy It Now 8 days
VAMPYR Cry Out For Metal CD + Videos ~RARE/STORMSPELL~ RUNNING WILD, STORMWITCH VAMPYR Cry Out For Metal CD + Videos ~RARE/STORMSPELL~ RUNNING WILD, STORMWITCH USD $29.99 Buy It Now 8 days
Stormwitch: Eye Of The Storm CD 1989 Hot Blood 8719 West Germany Import Stormwitch: Eye Of The Storm CD 1989 Hot Blood 8719 West Germany Import USD $24.95 Buy It Now 9 days
Stormwitch: War Of The Wizards CD 1992 Steamhammer SPV 084-76532 Germany Import Stormwitch: War Of The Wizards CD 1992 Steamhammer SPV 084-76532 Germany Import USD $12.95 Buy It Now 9 days
Eye Of The Storm - Stormwitch (2007, CD New) Eye Of The Storm - Stormwitch (2007, CD New) USD $16.20 Buy It Now 9 days
STORMWITCH STORMWITCH"Eye of the storm"ORG cd Hot Blood/Gama 89,Tyran Pace USD $34.99 Buy It Now 9 days
STORMWITCH Stronger Than Heaven / Walpurgis Night CD 1st Press 1991 laserlight  STORMWITCH Stronger Than Heaven / Walpurgis Night CD 1st Press 1991 laserlight USD $28.00 Buy It Now 9 days
METAL MONSTERS VOL 2 METAL MONSTERS VOL 2 "V/A"ORG cd Gama/WZ 93,Tyrant,Veto,Stormwitch,Sinner USD $12.99 Buy It Now 10 days
STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT [DIGIPAK] - NEW CD STORMWITCH - WITCHCRAFT [DIGIPAK] - NEW CD USD $11.15 Buy It Now 10 days
Stormwitch - Season of the Witch CD 2015 digipack power metal Massacre Records Stormwitch - Season of the Witch CD 2015 digipack power metal Massacre Records USD $18.95 Buy It Now 10 days
Stormwitch - Season of the Witch CD 2015 jewel case power metal Massacre Records Stormwitch - Season of the Witch CD 2015 jewel case power metal Massacre Records USD $16.95 Buy It Now 10 days
STORMWITCH: Season Of The Witch CD 2015 NEW SEALED STORMWITCH: Season Of The Witch CD 2015 NEW SEALED USD $14.99 Buy It Now 10 days
PANDEMONIUM the kill [1988 LP] Omen, Riot, Savage Grace, Cloven Hoof, Stormwitch PANDEMONIUM the kill [1988 LP] Omen, Riot, Savage Grace, Cloven Hoof, Stormwitch USD $34.90 Buy It Now 11 days
STORMWITCH original CD STORMWITCH original CD "The beauty and the beast" 1987 on Scratch USD $72.49 Buy It Now 11 days
STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH (4028466108883) - NEW CD STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH (4028466108883) - NEW CD USD $14.68 Buy It Now 11 days
STORMWITCH   THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST LP (PLEASE READ BELOW) STORMWITCH THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST LP (PLEASE READ BELOW) USD $28.25 Buy It Now 12 days
Elvenstorm cd, speed metal,power metal,Running Wild, Stormwitch, Crystal Viper Elvenstorm cd, speed metal,power metal,Running Wild, Stormwitch, Crystal Viper USD $5.94 Buy It Now 12 days
Elvenstorm cd, speed metal,power metal,Running Wild, Stormwitch, Crystal Viper Elvenstorm cd, speed metal,power metal,Running Wild, Stormwitch, Crystal Viper USD $5.94 Buy It Now 12 days
Stormwitch Eye of the Storm CD new Stormwitch Eye of the Storm CD new USD $16.79 Buy It Now 12 days
Stormwitch Tales of Terror CD new Stormwitch Tales of Terror CD new USD $15.99 Buy It Now 12 days
STORMWITCH eye of the storm EX/VG WEST GERMANY HOTBLOOD87191 | 14-0410-020 STORMWITCH eye of the storm EX/VG WEST GERMANY HOTBLOOD87191 | 14-0410-020 USD $38.99 Buy It Now 12 days
Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch NEW CD Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch NEW CD USD $15.01 Buy It Now 12 days
Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch NEW CD Digi Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch NEW CD Digi USD $19.18 Buy It Now 12 days
STORMWITCH-SEASON OF THE WITCH-CD MASSACRE NEW STORMWITCH-SEASON OF THE WITCH-CD MASSACRE NEW USD $17.69 Buy It Now 13 days
STORMWITCH-SEASON OF THE WITCH (LTD.DIGIPAK)-CD MASSACRE NEW STORMWITCH-SEASON OF THE WITCH (LTD.DIGIPAK)-CD MASSACRE NEW USD $17.39 Buy It Now 13 days
STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH (LTD.GATEFOLD)  VINYL LP NEW+ STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH (LTD.GATEFOLD) VINYL LP NEW+ USD $25.30 Buy It Now 13 days
STORMWITCH witchcraft+1 bonus ( TRUE 80S METAL) STORMWITCH witchcraft+1 bonus ( TRUE 80S METAL) USD $7.99 Buy It Now 14 days
STORMWITCH witchcraft PROMO CD Nuclear blast 2004 STORMWITCH witchcraft PROMO CD Nuclear blast 2004 USD $12.00 Buy It Now 14 days
STORMWITCH - EYE OF THE STORM (IMPORT) NEW CD STORMWITCH - EYE OF THE STORM (IMPORT) NEW CD USD $35.70 Buy It Now 14 days
STORMWITCH - Witchcraft Digipack STORMWITCH - Witchcraft Digipack USD $17.99 Buy It Now 14 days
Stormwitch - War Of The Wizards / TH Cassette Stormwitch - War Of The Wizards / TH Cassette USD $24.99 Buy It Now 15 days
STORMWITCH STRONGER THAN HEAVEN LP (PLEASE READ BELOW) STORMWITCH STRONGER THAN HEAVEN LP (PLEASE READ BELOW) USD $41.64 Buy It Now 15 days
STORMWITCH STRONGER THAN HEAVEN CD + 4 BONUS STORMWITCH STRONGER THAN HEAVEN CD + 4 BONUS USD $10.00 Buy It Now 15 days
STORMWITCH  STORMWITCH "War of the wizards" ORG cd Steamhammer 92,Tyran Pace USD $14.99 Buy It Now 16 days
MIDNIGHT DARKNESS MIDNIGHT DARKNESS "Holding the night" ORG cd Brainstorm 90,Stormwitch,Tyrant USD $39.99 Buy It Now 16 days
STORMWITCH Stronger Than Heaven LP 1986  french Press ACCORD w. black label STORMWITCH Stronger Than Heaven LP 1986 french Press ACCORD w. black label USD $49.00 Buy It Now 16 days
STORMWITCH - EYE OF THE STORM [STORMWITCH] - NEW CD STORMWITCH - EYE OF THE STORM [STORMWITCH] - NEW CD USD $30.16 Buy It Now 17 days
NO TROUBLE NO TROUBLE "Looking for trouble" ORG cd Brainstorm 90,Stormwitch,Gravestone USD $29.99 Buy It Now 17 days
STORMWITCH - WALPURGIS NIGHT - 9tr PIC. LP - GER 2013 - REISSUE STORMWITCH - WALPURGIS NIGHT - 9tr PIC. LP - GER 2013 - REISSUE USD $33.99 Buy It Now 17 days
Stormwitch - The Beauty And The Beast   CD   Sratch Rec.  NOT BOOT Stormwitch - The Beauty And The Beast CD Sratch Rec. NOT BOOT USD $99.00 Buy It Now 17 days
STORMWITCH Witchcraft DIGI-CD w/ 2 bonus tracks Mexican press Scarecrow Sealed! STORMWITCH Witchcraft DIGI-CD w/ 2 bonus tracks Mexican press Scarecrow Sealed! USD $14.99 Buy It Now 17 days
Tales Of Terror - Stormwitch (2007, CD New) Tales Of Terror - Stormwitch (2007, CD New) USD $16.06 Buy It Now 17 days
STORMWITCH - TALES OF TERROR (IMPORT) NEW CD STORMWITCH - TALES OF TERROR (IMPORT) NEW CD USD $35.70 Buy It Now 18 days
Stormwitch Walpurgis Night Cd new Stormwitch Walpurgis Night Cd new USD $22.99 Buy It Now 18 days
ACCEPT Restless And Wild LP Japan Obi SCORPIONS STORMWITCH WARLOCK ACCEPT Restless And Wild LP Japan Obi SCORPIONS STORMWITCH WARLOCK USD $52.50 Buy It Now 18 days
STORMWITCH STRONGER THAN HEAVEN GERMAN METAL LP RAGE BLIND GUARDIAN w/ Inner Sle STORMWITCH STRONGER THAN HEAVEN GERMAN METAL LP RAGE BLIND GUARDIAN w/ Inner Sle USD $35.50 Buy It Now 18 days
STORMWITCH - TALES OF TERROR [STORMWITCH] - NEW CD STORMWITCH - TALES OF TERROR [STORMWITCH] - NEW CD USD $30.16 Buy It Now 18 days
Stormwitch - Eye Of The Storm [CD New] Stormwitch - Eye Of The Storm [CD New] USD $33.14 Buy It Now 19 days
Stormwitch - Tales Of Terror [CD New] Stormwitch - Tales Of Terror [CD New] USD $33.14 Buy It Now 19 days
Stormwitch Call Of The Wicked CD new Stormwitch Call Of The Wicked CD new USD $17.49 Buy It Now 19 days
Stormwitch War of the Wizards CD new Stormwitch War of the Wizards CD new USD $10.99 Buy It Now 19 days
Call Of The Wicked - Stormwitch (2008, CD New) Call Of The Wicked - Stormwitch (2008, CD New) USD $14.32 Buy It Now 19 days
STORMWITCH - CALL OF THE WICKED (IMPORT) NEW CD STORMWITCH - CALL OF THE WICKED (IMPORT) NEW CD USD $28.07 Buy It Now 19 days
STORMWITCH eye of the storm M-/VG WEST GERMANY HOTBLOOD87191 | 14-0414-023 STORMWITCH eye of the storm M-/VG WEST GERMANY HOTBLOOD87191 | 14-0414-023 USD $38.99 Buy It Now 19 days
GRAVESTONE s/t Creating a monster CD High Tension Stormwitch Tyrant Noisehunter GRAVESTONE s/t Creating a monster CD High Tension Stormwitch Tyrant Noisehunter USD $35.00 Buy It Now 19 days
Stormwitch - Call Of The Wicked [CD New] Stormwitch - Call Of The Wicked [CD New] USD $25.01 Buy It Now 20 days
STORMWITCH - CALL OF THE WICKED * - NEW CD STORMWITCH - CALL OF THE WICKED * - NEW CD USD $22.03 Buy It Now 20 days
STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH [DIGIPAK] (4028466118882) - NEW CD STORMWITCH - SEASON OF THE WITCH [DIGIPAK] (4028466118882) - NEW CD USD $14.38 Buy It Now 21 days
STORMWITCH Witchcraft – 2004 UK/EU CD PROMO - Card Sleeve – Metal  - RARE! STORMWITCH Witchcraft – 2004 UK/EU CD PROMO - Card Sleeve – Metal - RARE! USD $7.44 Buy It Now 21 days
Walpurgis Night - Stormwitch (2007, CD New) Walpurgis Night - Stormwitch (2007, CD New) USD $19.02 Buy It Now 21 days
Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch (NEW CD) Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch (NEW CD) USD $18.21 Buy It Now 21 days
Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch (NEW CD DIGIPACK) Stormwitch - Season Of The Witch (NEW CD DIGIPACK) USD $23.05 Buy It Now 21 days
Showing all 100 items | Price may be different, data is cached every 1h | Keyword-based search | Ordered by ending time | See results on eBay.com
Amazon (logo)
Season Of The Witch (Ltd. Digipack Edition)Season Of The Witch (Ltd. Digipack Edition)
Limited Edition
MASSACRE RECORDS 2015
Audio CD$10.98
$9.99 (used)
Walpurgis NightWalpurgis Night
Import · Remastered · Extra tracks
Battle Cry 2007
Audio CD$10.99
$12.99 (used)
Tales of TerrorTales of Terror
Import · Remastered · Extra tracks
Battle Cry 2007
Audio CD$10.99
$12.99 (used)
Stronger Than HeavenStronger Than Heaven
Import
Imports 2007
Audio CD$10.99
$9.00 (used)
WitchcraftWitchcraft
TDNE 2008
Audio CD$7.39
$6.39 (used)
ShogunShogun
Import
Steamhammer Europe 1997
Audio CD$79.18
$10.98 (used)
War of the WizardsWar of the Wizards
Import
Steamhammer Europe 2003
Audio CD$6.99
$5.07 (used)
Dance With the WitchesDance With the Witches
Silverdust 2002
Audio CD$98.97
$58.52 (used)
Showing 8 items | Cache expiring in 72h | Keyword-based search | Best seller rank | More results on Amazon.com

More places to buy metal & STORMWITCH music

STORMWITCH Discography

STORMWITCH albums / top albums

.. Album Cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Walpurgis Night
Traditional heavy metal 1984
.. Album Cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Tales Of Terror
Traditional heavy metal 1985
.. Album Cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Stronger Than Heaven
Traditional heavy metal 1986
.. Album Cover 4.98 | 2 ratings
The Beauty And The Beast
Traditional heavy metal 1987
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Eye Of The Storm
Traditional heavy metal 1989
.. Album Cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
War Of The Wizards
Traditional heavy metal 1992
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Shogun
Traditional heavy metal 1994
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Dance With The Witches
Traditional heavy metal 2002
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Witchcraft
Traditional heavy metal 2004
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Season of the Witch
Traditional heavy metal 2015

STORMWITCH EPs & splits

STORMWITCH live albums

.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Budapest
Traditional heavy metal 1989

STORMWITCH demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

STORMWITCH boxset & compilations

STORMWITCH singles (0)

STORMWITCH movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)

STORMWITCH Reviews

STORMWITCH Witchcraft

Album · 2004 · Traditional heavy metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
1967/ 1976
"Witchcraft" is the last album of Stormwitch, an hystorical and cult band from 80's German metal scene. True or not true Stormwitch is a pure 80's Heavy Metal band that plays Traditional Heavy Metal, 80's Hard Rock and Proto Power Metal (also full Power Metal) with great magic and feelings, thanks to a great armonies and atmospheres. In definitive vision Stormwitch is a band that today really miss to Metal scene, commercially speaking.

"Witchcraft" is a good album in Traditional Heavy Metal scene (see: "The Sinister Child", "Withchcraft" or the power ballad "Sleeping Beauty" but also "Moonfeet") because written for the result of magic and feeling, with some Power Metal elements (especially in the vocal parts). In Power Metal song the flaw is that he wanted to condense all the elements of power metal in a song, so they look like a parade of obvious with almost Speed ​​Metal rhythms.

But said this "Witchcraft" is a good album with good magic and feelings. And, IMHO, I think that "Witchcraft" does not disappoint in a serious classic Metal discography.

STORMWITCH The Beauty And The Beast

Album · 1987 · Traditional heavy metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Time Signature
Tigers of the sea...

Genre: 80s metal

Stormwitch are listed as a power metal band, and I suppose their music does have power metal traits; but then its very early power metal whose nature is much closer to traditional 80s metal than to power metal as we know it today. To me, this is probably more of a classic traditional 80s metal album - and one of the better ones.

This is one of those releases that have a special role in my life, and in this case we are talking about one track actually - namely, the mighty "Tigers of the Sea." The story goes like this: when I was a kid, one of the national radio stations, P3, ran a show for several years aimed at children, called "Børneradio". The nature of the shows differend throughout the years, but one particular favorite type of show was the narrative, or dramatic reading, show in which a narrator (often the actor Carsten Overskov) would tell the readers about important historical events or perhaps recite a work of fiction accompanied by various music; these thematic shows would often run the course of several weeks, and one such show - with Overskov behind the mic - was about pirates, and they would play excerpts from "Tigers of the Sea" throughout the show. Now, I might misremember all the details, and maybe it was not a show about pirates, and maybe it was not narrated by Carsten Overskov - the human mind tends to forget such details, but one thing remained clear in my memory ever since - namely, the chorus from "Tigers of the Sea", and that really shows the power of music, and it also suggests that Stormwitch did something magic with that song. It's not like it is any different from a lot of other good 80s metal songs - it's got galloping guitars, its got a verse and a pre-chorus and a chorus, it's got the big reverb-ladden drums and it's got the oohs, the aahs and the eehs - still, it is one of those songs that just sticks to one's memory forever... and that is the magic of music.

Anyway, Stormwitch deliver high quality 80s metal on this album, ranging from uptempo epic and catchy tracks (like "Call of the Wicked" and "Tigers of the Sea") over midtempo and heavier tracks (like "Russia's On Fire") to melodic and even ballady tracks with a certain pop sensibility to them (like the title track). Stylistically, the music on this album may be compared to 80s metal acts like Accepts and Judas Priest, but there is also a certain uplifting glam metal feel to the music (and, yes, the band's image was definitely glam, but I am talking about the music itself, and there are a couple pf places that remind me of Ratt, Stryper and Kixx at their best on this album) - and then there are inklings of power metal larger-than-life attitude as well. The production is very big and reverb-ladden, like a lot of metal was in the 80s, but this is one of those rare cases where I do not mind this type of production.

I specifically like the vocals. While Andy Aldrian certainly does the screams and the vibratos of 80s metal, his voice often has more of a 80s new wave quality to it, sounding like a more moderate mixture of Adam Ant and Bono, and I really like how this adds a very original dimension to the music on this album.

"The Beauty and the Beast" is a metal classic, and a gem of 80s metal at its best, and belongs in any metal music collection.

STORMWITCH Movies Reviews

No STORMWITCH movie reviews posted yet.

STORMWITCH Shouts

Please login to post a shout
2 months ago
I'm really looking forward to the new Stormwitch album this month!

Psydye wrote:
1 year ago
Jeez, I forgot all about these guys! 'Gonna start checking them out again...

STORMWITCH Index

Member Zone

Username:
Password:
Stay signed in

Metal Subgenres

Artists Alpha-index

MMA TOP 5 Metal ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
Rust in Peace Thrash Metal
MEGADETH
Buy this album from our partners
Master of Puppets Thrash Metal
METALLICA
Buy this album from our partners
Paranoid Traditional heavy metal
BLACK SABBATH
Buy this album from our partners
Symbolic Death Metal
DEATH
Buy this album from our partners
Keeper of the Seven Keys Part 2 Power Metal
HELLOWEEN
Buy this album from our partners

New Metal Artists

New Metal Releases

Wishful Lotus Proof Progressive Metal
JAKUB ZYTECKI
Buy this album from MMA partners
Captain’s Loot Traditional heavy metal
MESSENGER
Buy this album from MMA partners
Amalgama Progressive Metal
039
Buy this album from MMA partners
Searchung For Eternity Progressive Metal
PANTOMMIND
Buy this album from MMA partners
Sol Invictus Alternative Metal
FAITH NO MORE
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Free Metal MP3 download/stream

New Metal Online Videos

Steve Vai - Shy Boy [LIVE]
STEVE VAI
dark2711· 23 hours ago
More videos

New MMA Metal Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Metal News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Share this site
Follow us

Buy Metal Music Online