'Rumors' is an album a lot of people know, being a commercially successful record of a band that has a history that starts far ealier in time. Fleetwood Mac premiered already in 1968 with a self-titled album and their sound was slightly different than what was released later on. Rooted in Blues and adding a... Continue Reading →
Listening to The Last Internationale on vinyl/CD is a great thing, sure. But seeing them live is another ballgame. To feel the vibe and intensity of a The Last Internationale shows is special, something that fascinates from start to end.
Hailing from Melbourne Zenith Moon bring a retro and classic rock fusion that draws in the best influences from that glory era, delivering raunchy female fronted rock that harks the sound of European counterparts Blues Pills, Pristine and Forever Still. Their first single, ‚Going Under‘, out now through Golden Robot Records, is a groove laden,... Continue Reading →
Vinnie Moore belongs to a generation of shredding guitarist that boomed in the second half of the '80s. Especially 'Mind's Eye' and 'Time Odyssey' are great instrumental records to date, exciting longplayers for guitar heroes and jaw-dropping music for non-musicians. During his career, Moore contributed also to records of Alice Cooper and Vicious Rumors, next... Continue Reading →
(9/10) Fans of very well-done Hard Rock music shouldn't miss this album. French Laura Cox is the deliverer of an album that, just by listening to it, wouldn't me connected with France. Influenced by bands like ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynryd and AC/DC the French singer and guitarist recorded a longplayer that is a pure treat... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Frontiers Music has some really intersting releases to offer in the month of October and here's another one. Wayward Sons' newest longplayer 'The truth Ain't What it Used to Be', a full-blooded Rock album, is the prefect fusion of Hard Rock, Blues and Classic Rock. The strongly grooving opener marks a perfect starting point.... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Retro-based Hard Rock gained momentum over the last years with bands like Rival Sons and The Answer being the spearhead of this movement. Newcomers Greta Van Fleet are another contributor since a number of years and here is a band from Nashville sharing the same musical passion. Goodbye June, that's a family business if... Continue Reading →
„No drum kit, no Hammond and no guitar amps”: Dutch rockers DeWolff announce their next album entitled ‚Tascam Tapes’. Release date is January 10th, 2020 and the album comes through Mascot Label Group. An interesting album trailer can be watched HERE also explaining the „No drum kit, no Hammond and no guitar amps” statement.
(9/10) Right away, 'War in My Mind' is one of the most touching albums this year and it comes from Beth Hart. The singer and musician from California releases with 'War in My Mind' her thirteenth album and it's a very peronal one. Hart's life was a rollercoaster with many ups and number of downs... Continue Reading →
(*/10) Canadian Rock icon Lee Aaron toured through Germany in 2017 to also promote the 2016 release ‘Fire and Gasoline’. Two shows were filmed and the ready-made product will drop in September this year. Two show are the base for this live release and they couldn’t be much more different. It was the concert at... Continue Reading →
(9/10) 'Thrust' was the critically and fan acclaimed album that marked the starting point of a collaboration between the band and the Mascot Label Group. A start couldn't be much better and to keep the fire burning a live album of DeWolff is what fans get offered mid June this year. DeWolff released with 'Live... Continue Reading →
(9/10) Kenny Wayne Shepherd began his musical journey at the age of seven and is since then a 'traveler' in Blues and Rock. And not only that Shepherd is a traveler in music, he was and is on the road quite often too, delighting fans with excellent performed Blues Rock. With having this in mind... Continue Reading →
Friday this week is when the rubber hits the road regarding Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s newest release. The 41 year old guitarist from Louisiana unveils with ‘The Traveler’ his next piece of work, an album that features 10 songs. Eight of these tunes are new ones, while the longplayer features two cover songs also. Joe Walsh’s... Continue Reading →
(8/10) 'The Situation' is touching Blues Rock in perfection. British guitarist Snowy White gathered again together with some fiends and musicians to work on a new album that became very personal. 'The Situation' reflects all kinds of emotional states and situations of the guitarist during 2018. This approach makes the album to very personal one,... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Jack Slamer, that's not a dude, that's a band comprising of Florian Ganz, Cyrill Vollenweider, Marco Hostettler, Hendrik Ruhwinkel and Adrian Böckli. The quintet calls Winterthur in Switzerland their homebase and it was in th year 2006 when the base for this powerhouse was laid. 'Noise from the Neighbourhood' was the title of the... Continue Reading →