Gus G.’s guitar enriched many releases. He played with Ozzy Osbourne, added brute riffs to Nightrage’s death metal and has with Firewind a melodic metal powerhouse up and running. The great thing with Gus G. is that he usually combines his exquisite guitar play with songwriting skills which means that songs always stay songs without... Continue Reading →
If you didn’t live under a rock for the last decades, you know the name of George Lynch. The axe wizard from Spokane, Washington enriched the most successful Dokken longplayers with his unique guitar sound and was a strong base for Dokken’s success. Also Lynch Mob belongs to the well-sounding monikers in rock with a... Continue Reading →
The fact that Zombi's music reminds of a movie soundtrack doesn't appear out of nowhere. Zombi is very inspired by Italian progressive rock band Goblin that delivered numerous soundtracks with impact. Zombi, that's a duo of passionate musicians, hailing from Pittsburgh: Steve Moore and Anthony Paterra. The band premiered with the 'Cosmos' album back in... Continue Reading →
In the second half of the glorious '80s, shredding was gaining momentum and brought some quite interesting bands and projects to surface. On of these shred guitarists was Marty Friedman, who, together with Jason Becker, was a driving force of Cacophony. After the duo disbanded, Friedman joined no less than thrash experts Megadeth and was... Continue Reading →
After having released the stellar 'How Do We Want to Live?' longplayer in 2020 and after having played some small live shows during summer, Münster-based post-rock specialists Long Distance Calling unleash with 'Ghost' an EP that shows for a next time the entire musical potential of the quartet. Having found their own unique sound, the... Continue Reading →
Clockwork-tight drumming, a grooving bass and excellent guitar work, that's what Long Distance Calling stand for and all of this can be found on their newest song 'Black Shuck'. 'Black Shuck' is taken from the upcoming EP 'Ghost' which will be available on February 26th, 2021. Next to the stellar music the video stylewise connects... Continue Reading →
After having had a chart entry in Gewith their latest studio album 'How Do We Want to Live?' and some live shows during late summer, Long Distance Calling started work on a jam EP entitled 'Ghost'. And here is the good news, recordings have been finalized. In a way 'Ghost' is the successor of the... Continue Reading →
neànder is a rather new band, considering their start that dates back to 2017. Within these three years, the Berlin-based band was rather productive with a self-titled debut, shared with the world in 2019. A year later the sophomre release 'eremit' has left the studio and carries another six songs, penned by the German quartet.... Continue Reading →
In normal times, Long Distance Calling should put the last dots on the 'i', preparing for the 'Seats & Sounds' shows, but the pandemic sticked a needle in this endeavor. The tour is postponed to next year, but even COVID-19 can't stop the quartet from playing live. Not only the bands have to suffer these... Continue Reading →
...you should give this album a chance. It's music that is far away from harsh riffs, aggressive rhythms and loud vocal screams. '2020' is a mindfully crafted musical adventure that blossoms by closing the eyes. It takes you to a world outside reality, at least for 39 minutes, and then there's still a 'Repeat'-button.
'How Do We Want to Live?' is both, conceptually and musically, a masterpiece that fits perfectly into the current times. Long Distance Calling extend their own sound with electronic elements, making the album even tighter and more intense without sacrificing the typical Long Distance Calling trademarks. The four guys build on 'How Do We Want to Live?', a world of sound that fascinates and inspires you to ask yourself the basic question of this album - how do you want to live?. One thing is certain. The way I want to live is for sure with this album.
German post-rock specialists Long Distance Calling announce a special release show. Their new album 'How Do We Want To Live?' is scheduled for June 26th and will come through InsideOut Music. Since traditional live shows aren't possible right now, the quartet from Münster teamed up with Autoarena Oberhausen for a very special album release show... Continue Reading →
German sound architects Long Distance Calling have announced their new album for the end of June (June 26th via Inside Out Music). 'How Do You Want to Live?' is the meaningful title of a longplayer that seamlessly ties in with the past highlights from Long Distance Calling.With 'Hazard' and 'Voices' two new tracks have already... Continue Reading →
German post-rock specialists Long Distance Calling announce a new album. The title ' How Do We Want to Live?' couldn't fit better into the current times of change, a decisive factor for the band to release the album on June 26th this year instead of postponing the release to a later date. The record comes... Continue Reading →