Review JEFF SCOTT SOTO ‘Complicated’

Jeff Scott Soto is a name I don’t think I have to introduce to you. The singer, gifted with a great voice, enriched longplayers from Talisman to Sons Of Apollo. Soto also released solo album during all the year with ‘Love Parade’ being the first one in 1994. Now the eighth longplayer arrived at the... Continue Reading →

Review SKILLS ‘Different Worlds’

Skills has skills at their disposal. The band, consisting of veterans of rock and metal, has all the ingredients in place to release a great album. Skills, that is Renan Zonta, Brad Gillis, Billy Sheehan, and David Huff. All four musicians bring a lot of experience to the plate and at the same time kept... Continue Reading →

Review RONNIE ROMERO ‘Raised on Radio’

Ronnie Romero is certainly one of the most gifted singers in heavy metal these days. Lords Of Black was the springboard for the singer and it’s his voice, often compared with legendary Ronnie James Dio, that made him stand out from many other of his singing colleagues. Furthermore, Romero joined no less than Richie Blackmore... Continue Reading →

SKILLS launch a new video

‘Supergroup’ is usually a term that’s used too often and too quickly. If the line-up of a band though includes Brad Gillis, Billy Sheehan, Renan Zonta and David Huff, one can state that these guys are for sure masters of their craft. These four guys have a lot of skills and therefor the band name... Continue Reading →

Review NAZARETH ‘Surviving the Law’

British hard rock pioneers Nazareth do have a long track record and influence(d) a lot of bands along the way. The band from Scotland was founded in 1968 and the first album, the self-titled debut, enriched the rock scene in 1971. One of the iconic factors that made Nazareth special was the raspy voice of... Continue Reading →

Review TREAT ‘The Endgame’

The Southern part of Stockholm, that is the home of Treat, a melodic rock outfit with a long track record. The band started in the heydays of melodic rock and is the brainchild of singer Robert Ernlund and guitarist Anders Wikström. The band unleashed their first longplayer ‘Scratch and Bite’ in 1985, a time when... Continue Reading →

Review BLACK SWAN ‘Generation Mind’

Allstar line-up Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker Group), guitarist Reb Beach (Winger, Whitesnake), bassist Jeff Pilson (Foreigner, The End Machine, ex-Dokken), and drummer Matt Starr (Ace Frehley, Mr. Big), they are also known as Black Swan. The quartet premiered with ‚Shake the World‘ in 2020 and have finished the work process for their second longplayer. ‚Generation... Continue Reading →

Review FM ‘Thirteen’

London, UK – based rockers FM finished work on their newest album ‘Thirteen’. As the title indicates, the new offer is full-length record number thirteen, penned and recorded by the British melodic rock outfit. The story of FM contains two chapters. The first era of the band stared in 1984, the year, FM was formed.... Continue Reading →

Review RONNIE ATKINS ‘Make it Count’

Danish rock and metal veteran Ronnie Atkins is a fighter. Since years, the iconic singer and frontman battles cancer and diagnosis aren’t positive once. Since time becomes very precious for the singer and probably also as a kind of distraction, Atkins follows his heart and puts a focus on music. The singer found with Chris... Continue Reading →

Review RADIOACTIVE ‘X.X.X.’

Radioactive is the brainchild of Swedish musician and producer Tommy Denander who started the project in 1991. It took a while before Denander could release the debut album. Ten years after having started Radioactive the first album hit the shelves, a record named ‘Ceremony of Innocence’. Three more records followed, of which the 2015 release... Continue Reading →

SKILLS – nomen et omen

Skills, that isn’t only the moniker of a new project. It is also a pretty good summary of something that unites the four musicians standing behind this band name. Skills, that’s no less than vocalist Renan Zonta (Electric Mob), guitarist Brad Gillis (Night Ranger, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs, Sons... Continue Reading →

Review TEN ‘Here Be Monsters’

‘Here Be Monsters’ is the title of the new album from UK melodic rock powerhouse Ten. At the same time, it is the first of two longplayers Gary Hughes, John Halliwell and bandmates worked on during the days of pandemic. There is now real link between the two records. It was more the great flow... Continue Reading →

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