Siavash Nezhad

About Siavash

Siavash is The Metal Observer college freshman correspondent. If you're seeking information on power metal or the preparation of Ramen noodles, look no further. Now attending the University of Texas at Austin, he spends his free time perusing out of his solitary window into the outside world, wondering why on earth anyone would attend A&M.

An Intermediate’s Guide to the World of Japanese Power Metal


I mentioned that Japanese power metal could be bizarre and off-putting back in my Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Power Metal. But for all the bands I mentioned and described, there really wasn’t that much in the realm of bizarro. Pretty much all the bands had rather accessible music with little to no genre experimentation. I’m going to delve a bit deeper into that offshoot of JPM in this part.

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