Review DEF LEPPARD ‘Diamond Star Halos’

‘Kick’ was the first single taken from Def Leppard’s new album ‘Diamond Star Halos’. The song is a powerful rock song that includes a lot of airplay potential. Rocking and melodic, that is how this appetizer can be described. Seven years after the UK rock veterans released the self-titled album. Their latest longplayer could connect... Continue Reading →

Review DARE ‘Road to Eden’

Dare is the brainchild of former Thin Lizzy keyboarder Darren Wharton and guitarist Vinny Burns (Ultravox, Ten, Asia).  The two guys founded the band in 1985 and after the line-up has been completed, work on the debut gained speed. Dare premiered in 1988 with ‘Out of the Silence’ and could enlarge their fanbase with the... Continue Reading →

Review AUTUMN’S CHILD ‘Zenith’

Autumn’s Child is a band, being the brainchild of Swedish musician Mikael Erlandsson. The one or the other might be familiar with the name, thinking about Erlandsson’s days with Phenomena and Secret Service. Another milestone is Last Autumns Dream, a band he founded together with Fair Warning guitarist And Malecek. After 14  longplayers released, the... Continue Reading →

Review RIAN ‘Twenty-Three’

Melodic rock and Sweden is a recipe that more than once stood for professionally made rock music with an addictive factor embedded. Rian is a band that follows the tradition and releases with 'Twenty- Three' a new album, filled with eleven tracks that are supposed to continue an undertaking that started in 2017 with the... Continue Reading →

Review CROWNE ‘Kings in the North’

Crowne and ‘Kings in the North’, that seems to be a very royal release that we get offered by Frontiers Music. If the Swedish melodic rock powerhouse will become the king in the North is something, future will bring to surface, or not. What is a given is the fact that the prerequisites are in... Continue Reading →

Review SEVENTH CRYSTAL ‘Delirium’

Seventh Crystal was originally planned as a solo project, driven by Kristian Fyhr, known from Perpetual Etude. Rather early in the songwriting process, Fyhr realized that a band approach would fit the songs much better, also with the consequence for him do focus on the role as a singer only. That Sweden has quite some... Continue Reading →

CD review ESCAPE ‘Fire in the Sky’

'Fire in the Sky' is the new album from Escape, and not. Friends of AOR will surely know the band from Black Country/West Yorkshire from earlier times. It was in the beginning of 2011 when Vince O'Regan started this melodic rock band and two albums could be launched at that time before it became quiet... Continue Reading →

CD review FM ‘Tough It Out Live’

It was on October 2nd, 1989 when British melodic rockers FM released with ‘Tough It Out’ an album that still belongs to the highlights this genre ever brought to surface. With no less than Neil Kernon at the helm, the album is a treat for fans of melodic rock music. To celebrate the 30th anniversary... Continue Reading →

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