Twilight Force 3-20-24 @Metro Music Hall in Salt Lake City

March 20, 2024 at Salt Lake City’s Metro Music Hall those who attended bore witness to an extraordinary spectacle as Twilight Force graced the stage, weaving a tapestry of magic and melody that transported the audience to realms beyond imagination.

Kicking off the night with the triumphant anthem “Dawn of the Dragonstar.” Twilight Force set the stage ablaze with soaring harmonies and symphonic grandeur. As the crowd erupted in cheers, it became evident that this was no ordinary concert—it was a journey into the heart of epic fantasy.

With their eponymous hymn “Twilight Force,” the band proved themselves as masters of the genre, seamlessly blending intricate instrumentation with powerful vocals to create a sonic landscape that captivated all who listened. Vocally taking the lead was Kirsten Starkey who was filling in for Alessandro Conti who was tending to personal matters.  The energy in the room was palpable, as fans surrendered themselves to the irresistible call of adventure.

“Dragonborn” roared to life with thunderous percussion and blistering guitar solos, evoking images of legendary battles and heroic deeds. Each note seemed to carry the weight of ancient prophecies, propelling the audience ever deeper into the mystical realm crafted by the band.

“Thundersword” electrified the crowd with its lightning-fast riffs and relentless energy, while “Flight of the Sapphire Dragon” soared to dizzying heights on the wings of symphonic splendor. It was a spectacle to behold, as the music swept listeners away on a whirlwind of emotion and excitement.

Yet, amidst the epic tales of dragons and warriors, there were moments of poignant beauty, such as the celestial ballad “Sunlight Knight” and the haunting melodies of “At the Heart of Wintervale.” These songs served as reminders of the band’s versatility and depth, showcasing their ability to evoke both awe and introspection.

As the night reached its crescendo with “The Power of the Ancient Force,” it was clear that Twilight Force had left an indelible mark on Salt Lake City. With their boundless talent and boundless imagination, they had created an experience that transcended mere entertainment, leaving all who attended forever changed. Long live Twilight Force, the champions of metal and masters of magic!