Review NIGHT RANGER ‚ATBPO‘

What is a better thing during a pandemic than starting work on a  new album. Many bands decided to take that road and also Night Ranger didn‘t waste any time. Jack Blades, Brad Gillis, Kelly Keagy, Eric Levy and Keri Kelly started the songwriting for ‚ATBPO‘ in early 2020, just when the pandemic started to keep... 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 BIG CITY ‘Testify X’

Big City is the brainchild of Daniel Olaisen. The guitarist and songwriter worked out many song ideas over time and had the plan to record these songs together with some partners in crime. He found with Frank Ørland, Frank Nordeng Røe, Jørgen Bergersen and Miguel Pereira the right contributors for this endeavor and things were... Continue Reading →

Review RESURRECTION KINGS ‘Skygazer’

Listening to Resurrection Kings sophomore longplayer 'Skygazer' is a bit like walking down the memory lane. The band, or is it a project, premiered in 2016 with a self-titled longplayer and at the time I wasn't expecting a next strike. But time proves me wrong and here is the new eleven songs featuring record from... Continue Reading →

Review LAURENNE / LOUHIMO ‘The Reckoning’

There is always something good that comes with something bad. Not being able to tour cleared out the agendas of many bands and musicians. To not stand still to sit down and wait, new musical projects made the turn from fantasy to reality.  One of these projects, a really exciting one, comes from Finland. Noora Louhimo... Continue Reading →

Review HARDLINE ‘Heart, Mind and Soul’

Hardline is a band that is around since 1991 when the Gioeli brothers, Johnny and Joey, started the band. ‘Double Eclipse’ was the debut, and it was a great start. Neal Schon, Todd Jensen and Deen Castronovo completed the line-up that created with ‘Double Eclipse’ a timeless classic in the fields of melodic rock and... Continue Reading →

Review L.A. GUNS ‘Cocked & Loaded Live’

The 31st anniversary isn’t a date that you usually celebrate extensively. But in an extraordinary situation, which these days certainly reflect, things are different. In such a situation also a 31st anniversary could become something special. It was a bit more than three decades ago the L.A. Guns unleashed their seconds album ‘Cocked & Loaded’, a record... 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 →

Review SUNBOMB ‘Evil and Divine’

It’s not the first time that Frontiers Music initiates the collaboration of well-known musicians, mainly singer and guitarist. Sunbomb is the moniker of such an alliance, a project with L.A. Guns mainman Tracii Guns and Stryper’s Michael Sweet. The title of the first longplayer, being an outcome of this collaboration, is ‘Evil and Divine’. In... Continue Reading →

Review SONIC HAVEN ‘Vagabond’

Sonic Haven is a new powerhouse from Germany with band members, being for sure no rookies. Sonic Haven is the brainchild of metal frontman Herbie Langhans, known from numerous projects and bands. Recently Langhans enriched the latest Firewind album with his vocals and guitarist Gus G. had a lot of kind words about the collaboration.... Continue Reading →

CD review THE END MACHINE ‘Phase 2’

The End Machine is one of the many projects that have been generated by Frontiers Music. The line-up of this outfit is an interesting one since it includes some well-known names in hard rock. With George Lynch and Jeff Pilson two main pillars of the successful Dokken line-up added their musical piece to The End... Continue Reading →

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