German prog metal band Vanden Plas unveil a new video. 'When the World is Falling Down' is the title of the track that is taken from the upcoming longplayer 'The Ghost Xperiment - Illumination'. Release date is December 4th this year and the album comes through Frontiers Music. Last but least, the tracklist: When The... Continue Reading →
One of the big voices in Rock and Metal comes from Jeff Scott Soto. The singer from Brooklyn, New York had his break-through with Talisman, a Swedish hard rock band that premiered in 1990. The talented singer from the US left more than a mark on Talisman's sound, a springboard for the frontman towards new... Continue Reading →
It shows the true class of a musician when cooperating with artists such as Michael Jackson and Alice Cooper. Orianthi Penny Panagaris, known as Orianthi, is such a musician. The Australian guitarist rehearsed in 2009 with Michael Jackson and also works with Alice Cooper for several years. In addition to these engagements, Orianthi always finds... Continue Reading →
Lords Of Black is the mothership of Ronnie Romero and a springboard for the singer too. Already the self-titled debut 'Lords of Black' generated a lot of interest, an album that was critically acclaimed. It paved the way for Romero for joining various projects and bands, acts like Vandenberg, Rainbow and The Ferryman. What shouldn't... Continue Reading →
Orianthi (Michael Jackson, Carlos Santana, Carrie Underwood, Alice Cooper etc.) reveals with 'Impulsive' a next song, taken from the upcoming album, simply entitled 'O'. 'Impulsive' can be watched here: https://youtu.be/9nhNjXsDun0 The record will be released on November 6th and comes via Frontiers Music. Stay tuned.
Not that you expect a new album from a rock veteran nearly two decades after having unveiled the so far latest album and if such a longplayer is announced, the question of meeting the standards, yes or no, rises. Blue Öyster Cult is such a veteran that returns with a new record and if there... Continue Reading →
... taken from the upcoming album 'O' that comes via Frontiers Music. Release date will be November 6th and here is with 'Sinners Hymn' a first song.
Rock veterans Blue Öyster Cult announce a new studio album, the first one in 20 years. 'The Symbol Remains' will be available on October 9th and comes via Frontiers Music. "With the song demos emerging for this record, we realized there was as much if not more variety in style and content on this record... Continue Reading →
Summertime is bubble bee time and yellow/black is the color of the season. Thinking about yellow/black brings of course also Metal to metalheads' minds. California-based Stryper brought these colors to Heavy Metal in the second half on the '80s when the quartet started their quite special mission. The first records have been discussed controversially and... Continue Reading →
Arctic Rain is a new band that has with ‘The One’ their solo debut in the starting blocks. The band, that‘s the result of a collaboration of Pete Alpenborg and guitarist Magnus Berglund, who together with frontman Tobias Jonsson, are the core of Arctic Rain. The rhythm section, including Gert Daun and Jonas Jönsson, joined... Continue Reading →
Josh Ramos worked on his solo debut and if you asked yourself where you met the name earlier, here‘s the answer. Ramos has a history with Harddline, The Storm and Two Fires. Knowing about the importance of a great singer, being one part of the success of an album, Ramos could convince some of the... Continue Reading →
With premiering in 1989 with 'Enuff'Z'Nuff', the rockers from Blue Island, Illinois were just a couple of years late, since they started when the rising curve of Glam Rock and Hard Rock began to flatten, givingg space to e.g. Grunge. However, Chip Z'nuff and guys have stamina. While other bands disappeared from the spotlight it's... Continue Reading →
Amercian rock pioneers Blue Oyster Cult played a special show at the iHeart Theater in NYC on December 17, 2012. The concert had a very intimate atmosphere as only 200 lucky fans could be present in the small concert hall. But this didn't affect the mood. On the contrary. This kind of club show has... Continue Reading →
You don't need to grit your teeth for going through Vega's newest longplayer. Although being entitled 'Grit Your Teeth' the album is fueled by smooth rocking songs that can be listened to with an ease. Once again the UK-based rockers managed to write songs that catches your attention with great melodies without becoming too predictable.... Continue Reading →
'Curse of the Hidden Mirror' was originally released on June 5th, 2001 and is the first record of the American hard rock pioneers, released in the new millennium. Blue Öyster Cult's 14th longplayer couldn't benefit from a headstart in a time when more traditional hard rock wasn't that much in focus. With 'Pocket' the album... Continue Reading →