Origin: Athens, Greece
Genres: Traditional Metal
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Battleroar  


This self-described "traditional epic metal" band formed in Athens in 2000, citing influences such as Omen, Cirith Ungol, Manowar, Heavy Load (their name, Battleroar, comes from a Heavy Load song lyric), and others, and if one combined the sounds of those four aforementioned bands, yep, that's what Battleroar sounds like. They also got famed Manilla Road frontman Mark Shelton to sing the opening song on their Age Of Chaos album, an excellent touch. It's all pretty familiar stuff, but well executed, though the wavery vocals of Marco Congoreggi could use a bit more punch. In many respects Battleroar is little more than a tribute band to the aforementioned bands and the 80's metal scene in general, though to be fair there is an audience for this and their devotion to their cause is admirable.

Current Members

Kostas Tzortzis

guitars

Manolis Karazeris

guitars

Antreas Sotiropoulos

guitars

Kostas Makrikostas

bass

Nick Papadopoulos

drums

Former Members/Guests

Marco Congoreggi

vocals


Discography



Battleroar 
2003 Omicron
  1. Swordbrothers
  2. Victorious Path
  3. Egyptian Doom
  4. Mourning Sword
  5. Almuric
  6. Battleroar
  7. Morituri Te Salutant
  8. Megaloman
  9. Berzerker
  • Marco Congoreggi
  • Kostas Tzortzis
  • Manolis Karazeris
  • Kostas Makrikostas
  • Nick Papadopoulos




Age Of Chaos 
2005 Black Lotus
  1. The Wanderer
  2. Vampire Killer
  3. Siegecraft
  4. The Tower Of The Elephant
  5. Deep Buried Faith
  6. Dyvim Tvar
  7. Sword Of Crom
  8. Narsil (Reforge The Sword)
  9. Calm Before The Storm
  10. Dreams On Steel
  • Marco Congoreggi
  • Kostas Tzortzis
  • Manolis Karazeris
  • Kostas Makrikostas
  • Nick Papadopoulos

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 



To Death And Beyond 
2008 Cruz Del Sur
  1. The Wrathforge
  2. Dragonhelm
  3. Finis Mundi
  4. Metal from Hellas
  5. Hyrkanian Blades
  6. Oceans of Pain
  7. Born in the 70's
  8. Warlord of Mars
  9. Death before Disgrace
  • Marco Congoreggi
  • Kostas Tzortzis
  • Manolis Karazeris
  • Kostas Makrikostas
  • Nick Papadopoulos


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