Origin: England
Genres: Power Metal
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Hailing from England, Shadow Keep is an up-and-coming power metal with a pretty good debut album in 2000's Corruption Within. The band is frequently referred to as progressive, but their style more closely aligned with traditional 80's power metal, a la early Queensryche with perhaps a bit of Helstar for good measure. Belgian-born vocalist Rogue M. could be a rising star, with a soaring voice reminiscient of Geoff Tate in his early days (as further evidence of the Queensryche influence, check out the faithfully done hidden track cover of "Queen Of The Reich"). Another quality band for 80's metal enthusiasts. A second album, A Chaos Theory, was released in 2002.

Three years later, a new, invigorated lineup has been announced, and plans for touring and a new album are under way.

Current Members

Richie Wicks

vocals (ex-Tygers Of Pan Tang)

Chris Allen


Nicki Robson


Stony Grantham


Omar Hayes


Former Members/Guests

Rogue M.


James Daley


Steve Scott

bass (ex-Power Quest)

Russell King


Dave Edwards



(EP) Shadow Keep 
  1. Dark Tower
  2. Inner Sanctum
  3. Altar of Madness
  4. Cast Out
  5. The Silver Sword
  6. Murder
  • Rogue M.
  • Chris Allen
  • Nicki Robson
  • James Daley
  • Russell King

Corruption Within 
2000 Inside Out
  1. Dark Tower
  2. The Trial Of Your Betrayal
  3. Mark Of The Usurper
  4. Altar Of Madness
  5. Corruption Within
  6. Cast Out
  7. Meta-Morale
  8. The Silver Sword
  9. Death: A New Horizon
  10. Murder
  11. Inner Sanctum
  • Rogue M.
  • Chris Allen
  • Nicki Robson
  • James Daley
  • Dave Edwards

Reviews:   Metal Observer 

A Chaos Theory 
2002 Inside Out
  1. A distant paradox
  2. Seventeen
  3. Beware the signs
  4. Thorns and a rose
  5. Believe
  6. Atalanta fugiens
  7. A war of principles
  8. Fear and loathing
  9. The kether's syndrome
  10. A crack in the mirror
  11. Chaosgenesis
  12. Lucifer's pastime
  • Rogue M.
  • Chris Allen
  • Nicki Robson
  • Steve Scott
  • Dave Edwards

Reviews:   Blabbermouth  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 

The Hourglass Effect 
2008 Melissa
  1. Shadowkeep
  2. Incisor
  3. Ten Shades Of Black
  4. Riot On Earth
  5. Six Billion Points Of Light
  6. Waiting For The Call
  7. As The Hourglass Falls
  8. Leviathan Rising
  9. Heart Shaped Stone
  10. With Force We Come
  11. How Many Times Have We Tried To Save The World
  • Richie Wicks
  • Chris Allen
  • Nicki Robson
  • Stony Grantham
  • Omar Hayes

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 


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