With premiering in 1989 with 'Enuff'Z'Nuff', the rockers from Blue Island, Illinois were just a couple of years late, since they started when the rising curve of Glam Rock and Hard Rock began to flatten, givingg space to e.g. Grunge. However, Chip Z'nuff and guys have stamina. While other bands disappeared from the spotlight it's... Continue Reading →
There has been a lot of bands that had a lasting effect on the five guys of Inter Arma, across all kinds of styles and genres. Although the band is anchored in Sludge Metal it's icons like Tom Petty and Neil Young, being an inspiration for the quintet. With their newest album 'Garbers Days Revisited',... Continue Reading →
The line-up for Rock Hard Festival 2021 gets sharp and form. It looks pretty much the same as what was planned for 2020, with a nice addition. Progressive Metal heroes Psychotic Waltz will perform at RHF 2021, which makes things even more exciting. Here's the list of so far confirmed bands: ACCEPT BLUE ÖYSTER CULTSACRED REICHPHIL... Continue Reading →
Protest The Hero's new offer is a complex album. Complexity in itself isn't something bad but the portion that's offered by the four Canadians demands an effort from the listener. 'Modern', 'Metal', 'Alternative' and 'Progressive' are the key terms that describe the album best. When I listened to the album the first time a got... Continue Reading →
Falconer originated from Mithotyn, a band that disbanded in 1999 and it was Stefan Weinerhall who founded Falconer with songs that were originally intended to be for used in a solo project. Falconer released a self-titled debut in 2001 and after numerous other records the ninth album will follow this summer. 'From a Dying Ember',... Continue Reading →
Not only that German Long Distance Calling deliver excellent new music on their newest album 'How Do We Want to Live?', they also gave the record a title that is food for thoughts. Perfectly matching the current time, the album title immediately triggers an individual reflection on the question. Markus' Heavy Music Blog had the... Continue Reading →
'Ready, Steady Go' is a tight rock'n'roll album that is a blast from start to finish. It's not that The Dirty Denims is turning the rock world upside down. It's rather the passion for a good riff and an easy groove that drives the album and makes the music a great summer soundtrack. Open a beer, lean back, press 'Start' and have a good time, life's not more complicated than that.
Swiss metal pioneers Messiah recently announced a new EP, followed by a new longplayer later this year. 'Fracmont', so title of the new delivery, will be the first longplayer in 26 years for the band and is enough of a reason to reach out to Messiah drummer Steve Karrer for getting more insights about what... Continue Reading →