CD review GRAVEYARD ‘Peace’

(8/10) One of last decade’s shooting stars in classic rock is Graveyard. The four Swedes began in 2006 and debut with a self-titled album the same year. It was Tee Pee Records and their great sense for new bands that led to the album number one. ‘Graveyard’ was the springboard for the band signing with... Continue Reading →

DEVILSTAR covers a JUDAS PRIEST song

The all-star hard rock and heavy metal group DevilStar, which founding producer/guitarist Paul Crook (Anthrax, Meat Loaf, Sebastian Bach) and executive producer John Madera describe as the world's first interactive band, have posted a teaser video of the group's debut single – a cover of the Judas Priest classic “Beyond The Realms Of Death.” The clip... Continue Reading →

CD review LIV SIN “Inverted’ (EP)

(8/10) Female-fronted powerhouse Liv Sin, successor of Sister Sin, added a new EP to their discography. The disc is entitled ‘Inverted’ and follows the debut 'Follow Me' from 2017. Three songs found a spot on the short tracklist of this mini album. These three tunes are the first output with a contribution of the entire... Continue Reading →

VIXEN announces live album

Classic 80’s rock veterans Vixen will release “Live Fire” via Rat Pak Records on July 6, 2018. Mixed by Michael Wagener, “Live Fire” features 12 live tracks and was recorded at Chicago's legendary Arcada Theater during the group’s successful 2017 tour.  In addition to the classic Vixen songs, the effort also includes a newly recorded... Continue Reading →

Live report ROCK HARD FESTIVAL 2018 – Day 1

The Rock Hard Festival (RHF) in Germany belongs to one of the most established open airs. The first edition took place in 1990 in Lichtenfels, Bavaria with German Rock Hard magazine being the organizer and sponsor. In 2003 the Rock Hard Festival moved location. The Amphitheater Gelsenkirchen became the new venue, a great location that... Continue Reading →

SATAN announces a new 7″

On July 6th Metal Blade will release the 'The Doomsday Clock' 7" single on vinyl as well as digital. The b-side features another brand new track, 'Catacombs' exclusively to this 7". You can get 'The Doomsday Clock' in these formats, limitations in brackets: • Black vinyl (400) • Transparent red vinyl (200) • White vinyl... Continue Reading →

This year's edition ended two days ago and here is already the outlook for next year. The dates are set: June 7th to June 9th.

CD review SUBSIGNAL ‘La Muerte’

(8/10) Subsignal allowed themselves two years of time to work on their next delivery. Work has been finished and the next longplayer is supposed to hit the shelfs end of May this year. “La Muerte” is release number five of a band that belongs to the spearhead of German progressive rock music. The band, that was... Continue Reading →

CD review KATAKLYSM ‘Meditations’

(9/10) Canadian death metallers Kataklysm finished work on their next studio album entitled ‘Meditations’. The title of this album led to a smile because the album is definitely no soundtrack for meditation. So, if you were worried about what this chosen name means for the band’s music I can comfort you – things are as... Continue Reading →

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