CD review ACE MAFIA ‘Ace Mafia’

(8/10) Ace Mafia is a hard rock band, hailing from the UK. The band was founded by Geos Letona and it was now less the current Judas Priest axeman Richie Faulkner that played with Ace Mafia for several years. In March 2010 the band’s debut ‘Vicious Circle’ was released, supported by some live shows. Faulkner... Continue Reading →

CD review THRICE ‘Palms’

(8/10) ‘Palms’ is Thrice’s second album in the new era of the band. After a start with hard and harsh sounds and a shift towards alternative rock, the band went on a hiatus in 2012. The return to the scene in 2015 led to a new longplayer, entitled ‘To Be Everywhere is to Be Nowhere’.... Continue Reading →

KADAVAR tour dates for Europe

German rockers Kadavar will be on tour in Europe this fall together with Monlord. Here are the dates: 22.09. D Hamburg - Reeperbahn Festival* 25.10. D Dresden - Beatpol 26.10. D Magdeburg - Factory 27.10. D Berlin - Festsaal Kreuzberg 28.10. D Rostock - Peter-Weiss-Haus 30.10. DK Aarhus - Atlas 31.10. S Malmö - KB... Continue Reading →

CD review LIONCAGE ‘ Turn Back Time’

(7/10) Lioncage premiered in 2015 with ‘Done at Last’ before they went into studio again two years later to record ‘Second Strike’. Already one year later the third album is in the starting blocks, ready to spread a melodic rock vibe. The band from Elmshorn, Germany put together a 12 songs tracklist, including songs that... Continue Reading →

CD review CAULDRON ‘New Gods’

(8/10) Toronto, Ontario is the homebase of rock and metal outfit Cauldron, a band that is around since 2006. The guys are a regular guest on the release schedule overview with in total four albums that saw the light of day to date. After ‘In Ruin’ hit the shelves in 2016 it was time for... Continue Reading →

CD review CLUTCH ‘Book of Bad Desicions’

(9/10) Damn, time flies! ‘Book of Bad Decisions’ is already album number 12 in Clutch’s impressive discography. Obviously the band didn’t take a lot of bad decision in their musical career since otherwise it wouldn’t have been possible to maintain the band and their sound for such a long time, with the new album not being... Continue Reading →

CD review THE VINTAGE CARAVAN ‘Gateways’

(10/10) It's amazing what Island has in its offer. Not only that they have an awesome soccer team and an impressive nature, Island also has a very vital music scene. This time it's classic rock passionistas The Vintage Caravan that added a new longplayer to their musical vita, an album that screams for attention. 'Gateways'... Continue Reading →

KADAVAR announces live album

Berlin-based rock overlords Kadavar have announced to release a brand new live album called »Live in Copenhagen«, featuring their infamous show at Pumpehuset in Denmark's capitol in November 2017 during the band's tour in support of the most recent album, »Rough Times«. The album is set for a release on October 12th 2018 with Nuclear Blast, and will be... Continue Reading →

ACE FREHLEY announces solo album

Ace Frehley has a new solo album right in the starting blocks. 'Spaceman' will be released on October 19th and it features a nine song tracklist. The longplayer is the first one with new songs since 2014 when the 'Space Invader' album hit the shelves. Next to Frehley handling the six string guitar and vocals,... Continue Reading →

WACKEN 2019 – first bands announced

The last riffs of the Wacken 2018 edition haven't even been played yet, while an outlook to 2019 kicks-off some extra excitement. First bands have been already announced and here are they are:   Sabaton Parkway Drive Demons & Wizards Powerwolf Airbourne Rose Tattoo Within Temptation Meshuggah Krokus Dark Funeral Avatar   The 'Wacken days'... Continue Reading →

CD review MAD MAX ’35’

(8/10) I have to admit that I'm always looking forward to a new Mad Max album with full excitement. It was their fourth album, ‘Night of Passion’, that put a spell on me and since then new longplayers by Michael Voss’ melodic metal outfit always have been a delight. Nothing changed when I heard about... Continue Reading →

CD review MR. BIG ‘Live in Milan’

(9/10) Some cameras and additional microphones have been placed for Mr.Big‘s live show in Milan last autumn. Following the release of the bands latest studio album ‚Defying Gravity‘ the band embarked on a tour with a setlist, comprising of an comprehensive overview of the band's creative work. 23 songs reflect all moments of Mr. Big,... Continue Reading →

BETONTOD put a new video online

'La Familia' is the title of German Betontod's new single, taken from the upcoming 'Vamos!' album. 'Vamos!' will be released on August 31st. The first edition of 'Vamos!' also includes a second CD with German songs from the 70's, mostly German Schlager, transferred into a solid rock and punk appeal.   Tracklist: CD »Vamos!«  01. Para... Continue Reading →

TRICE announces ‘Palms’

Thrice has announced a September 14th release date for their new album 'Palms'. The album is the first Epitaph release for Thrice, who are widely regarded as one of the most innovative rock bands of their generation. Co-produced by Thrice and Eric Palmquist and mixed by John Congleton, 'Palms' encompasses everything from viscerally charged post-hardcore to... Continue Reading →

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