Wayne Benson

Mon & Wed 8PM EST

J.D. Rich



Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
BRR World Clock
· Moscow  
· Hawaii  
· London  
· Tokyo  
· New York  
· Wellington  
· Sydney  
· Perth  
· Cyprus  
· Athens  
· Amsterdam  
· Kuwait City  
· Ottawa  
· Seattle  
· Istanbul  
· Kabul  

Your Time  

BRR World Clock V1.0.2
© 2011 by G0LGS
Users Online
Guests Online: 2

Members Online: 0

Total Members: 6
Newest Member: DominiqueBRR
BRR Navigation
RSS BRR Comments: BRR branch
RSS BRR Comments: BRR category

RSS BRR Comments
RSS BRR Articles
RSS BRR Photos
RSS BRR Downloads
RSS BRR Weblinks
Boston Rock Radio Live
Articles Hierarchy
Articles Home » Music Reviews » Orden Ogan 'Final Days' Album Review by Allyson Kingsley
Orden Ogan 'Final Days' Album Review by Allyson Kingsley

Orden Ogan

Final Days

AFM Records

March 12, 2021

Album Review By Allyson Kingsley

Boston Rock Radio



One may believe that Final Days from the German power metal giants Orden Ogan would be about our pandemic situation and perhaps a good dig into the lyrics may point to some references; it is entirely a sci-fi based concept album. Their mascot character is Alistair Vale and the album's themes are about the rise of machines and perhaps what would happen should Al become a self-aware cyborg. I've never been a huge fan of sci-fi based concept albums, especially when it becomes repetitive throughout every album for a band. Instead, I'll focus on their overall musicianship.

A little catching up first. In 2019 guitarist Tobias Kersting was replaced by Patrick Sperling and bassist Niels Loeffler also moved onto guitar duties. Xandria's Steven Wussow moved onto bass and vocalist/band founder Seeb continues also on guitar and keyboards Just to spice things up, guitarist Gus G (Firewind) features on the song "Interstellar."  Seems to be quite the wall of guitar sound. 

Final Days is a decent enough album chock full of your typical power metal riffs and melodies. I'm glad the album’s themes steer clear of the current political climate because heaven knows we need a damn break from the constant onslaught. From "In the Dawn of Al" to "Let the Fire Rain" and throughout each track to the closer "It Is Over", we are treated to infectious and ambitious grooves that propel us forward and immerse you in the traditional anthemic power metal soaking we've come to love over the years. My choice pick is "Interstellar" obviously, being a huge fan of Firewind makes Gus G's riffs unmistakable.

Although they are fine musicians, I would really like to see them part ways with concept albums and sci-fi themes and realize that those things are not necessary to the ever expanding power metal subgenre.



Official Website  


Musicianship: ⅘

Lyrics: ⅗

Metal factor: ⅘

Overall Impression: ⅗

Share This News
Facebook Like:

Song Request
BRR Social Media

Find Us On Facebook Find us On Twitter Find Us On Linkedin
Find Us On Youtube Find Us On Tumbler Find Us On Instagram
Help Support BRR
Untitled Document
brr logo


Boston Rock Radio Reporting Station

Stay On Your Grind
Leave Us A Message for ON-Air

Boston Rock Radio Top 25



Fully Licensed by:


Endorsed by:

Sponsored By
Stay On Your Grind
Translate Our Site

Powered by PHP-Fusion copyright © 2002 - 2008 by Nick Jones - Released as free software without warranties under GNU Affero GPL v3 - Theme by Datalus