CD review THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA ‘Aeromantic’

One of the essential assets of The Night Flight is their excellence sense for big melodies. While listening to sings like ‘Divinyl’ and ‘Transmissions’ I’m tempted to say that The Night Flight Orchestra evolve to the ABBA of Rock. These song have an easy-going vibe, catchy melodies and still enough depth to avoid triviality. It’s not that these songs curries favor with the listener per se. Hooks and harmonies are the irresistible factor though for each of these tracks with various layer being the decisive factor for more than one spin of this longplayer.

CD review TONY MILLS ‘Beyond the Law’

(7/10) English rock singer Tony Mills, known from bands like Shy, TNT and others, is a constant player in the fields of Rock and AOR. Next to enriching longplayers of the mentioned bands with his excellent voice it’s also solo albums the frontman reveals from time to time. ‘Beyond the Law’ is the latest one... Continue Reading →

CD review HARDLINE ‘Life’

(8/10) The 1992 album 'Double Eclipse' was a great start for Hardline, initiated by the Gioeli brothers. Unfortunately the great start wasn't followed by a great continuation. It took ten years and some line-up changes before the second album 'II' saw the light of day. Since then the band releases longplayers on a more regular... Continue Reading →

CD review ROULETTE ‘Now!’

(8/10) Roulette is a band that might be known by some of the older readers of Markus’ Heavy Music Blog while the younger generation might not have heard of the band earlier. Roulette is a Swedish AOR band that is rooted in the ‘90s. The phenomena with Roulette is the fact that they release some... Continue Reading →

CD review PALACE ‘Binary Music’

(7/10) Palace is pretty much of a one-man show. The rock outfit was founded by singer and multi-instrumentalist Michael Palace and the band is truly his brainchild. ‘Binary Music’ is the second album of Palace, done by Michael Palace in the lead and with Daniel Flores (d) as being the one adding the heartbeat to... Continue Reading →

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