Freeways, hailing from Ontario, Canada, have a new album in the starting blocks. 'True Bearings' is the title of their newest delivery, a seven songs comprising record acting as a full-length debut for the band. The first time I heard of the band was while listening to the 'Trapped Under Ice Vol.1'-compilation, featuring many (in... Continue Reading →
Dutch guitar mastermind Adrian Vandenberg recently announced the return of Vandenberg. After having had some successful years in the '80s, the axeman reactivated the band that also includes singer Ronnie Romero, Randy van der Elsen and Koen Herfst. '2020' is the simple title of the album that also includes 'Shadows of the Night' , a... Continue Reading →
Although Stockholm is their homebase, Lucifer is an international Rock act with roots in Berlin, Germany. Lucifer is the brainchild of Johanna Sadonis who penned the first album together with Cathedral's Garry Jennings. Line-up changes in 2016 brought new players on board with veteran Nicke Andersson becoming an important musical partner for Sadonis. With Andersson... Continue Reading →
If a band releases 13 longplayers they must do something right. In case of Gotthard they probably did/do more than just one thing right with their new longplayer being one example. They handle the balancing act between hard and mainstream well, partly even too well. However, fans of solid Rock music will find some songs on the album they will like and so do Gotthard fans that are more related to mainstream.
Swedish rockers Night announce a new 7" that will be released on April 3rd. The two tracks containing release comes through The Sign Records and features a couple of good retro-oriented Hard Rock songs. Tracklist: Feeling it EverywhereKings of the Night
Deep Purple’s next longplayer is entitled ‘Whoosh!’ and will be available on June 12th this year. The record follows the very successful ‘inFinite’ release from 2017 and is the 21st studio record released by the Classic Rock legend. Deep Purple will also embark on a tour in summer/autumn this year and here are the tour... Continue Reading →
'Waiting For the Night', the third single off Audrey Horne’s upcoming same-titled first live album, to be released on February 28th via Napalm Records, is a purely energetic, compelling audiovisual Norwegian hard rock experience. Once again, Audrey Horne proves their reputation as one of the best and most energetic live hard-rock bands in Europe. Audrey Horne states:“'Waiting For the Night' sums up... Continue Reading →
Old lions still roar, although they might roar a bit more gentle than in the days of youth. UK rockers Wishbone Ash belong to the category, a band that has their roots in the late 60's in Devon, England. More than 50 years after having left the starting blocks Wishful Ash belongs the the pioneers... Continue Reading →
'Ordinary Man' more than just a longplayer that carries music. It is a record that features a lot of feel. There are moments when the emotional intensity reminded me of Johnny Cash's legendary version of 'Hurt'. 'Ordinary Man' of course carries the heavier songs but it's the emotional moments that makes this longplayer so special. Throughout the eleven songs featuring tracklist an underlying feeling of 'goodbye' is what touches you as a listener. This album feels like the final delivery to a musical legacy of one of the greatest and multifaceted singers in Heavy Metal, a pioneer and an idol for generations of musicians. Thank you Ozzy Osbourne for giving the Metal world this longplayer and thank you for all the earlier releases that made this music genre to what it is.
CB3, or in other word Charlotta's Burning Trio, is hailing from Malmö, Sweden and their music was compared already with the mighty King Crimson. Media described them as "The King Crimson of Malmö" and some parallels can't be dednied. CB3 has with 'Aeons' a new album in the starting blocks and it's as great as... Continue Reading →
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 →
Guitarist Gilby Clarke, known from Guns'n'Roses and Snakepit, releases with 'Rock'n'Roll is Getting Louder' an new song. Heavily isnpired by Kiss and Ace Frehley in special, the guitarist unleashes a smoothly rocking smasher that lifts every party from good to wild and furious. Photo: Golden Robot Records
Amongst other Silverthrone comprises of artists like Brian Tichy and Pete Shoulder, a line-up completed by bassist Daniel Spree. The trio worked on an EP that will be released end of February, featuring excellent Hard Rock songs, soulful and earthy. ‚Tear the Sky Wide Open‘ leads off the EP and is a first hit. Traditional... Continue Reading →
Ladies and gentlemen, please take your seat and fasten your seatbelt. While waiting for the official departure of 'Aeromantic, the new album of Swedish AOR super stars The Night Flight Orchestra on February 28th, the band has released the new single and music video for 'Transmissions'. The single was produced and recorded by The Night Flight Orchestra and Thomas Plec Johansson, featuring... Continue Reading →