Stan Bush is certainly no stranger to rock and AOR, as Bush has had his great moments and worked with such greats as Jim Vallance and Paul Stanley. With 'Dare to Dream' the singer releases his new album, packed with catchy rockers that can best be described with the song 'The 80's'. I have to... Continue Reading →
Brother Firetribe started their ear-candy production again and the result is their fifth longplayer called 'Feel the Burn'. That the guys are on fire when it comes to catchy Rock songs is what they showed on their earlier records and the new release didn't bring a change of musical direction. Three years after having launched... 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 →
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 →
It feels like James Christian and House Of Lords have been around forever, especially when it comes to melodic rock with roots in the '80s. In 1987, when Angel member Gregg Guiffria founded the band, it quickly became apparent that House Of Lords was a band with potential. The debut album and the following release... Continue Reading →
All in all we can conclude that FM is releasing with 'Synchronized' another good longplayer that is going to make melodic rock fans feel happy. Smooth melodies, a cool groove and catchy hooks are the foundation for an album that is easy to listen to. A summertime soundtrack that comes right in time.
The Night Flight Orchestra release with 'Taurus' a next song, taken from the 'Aeromantic' longplayer that's released today.
Since more than a decade Swedish H.E.A.T. became to a deliverer of excellent Melodic Metal albums, all being a treat for your ears. Two years after ‘Into the Great Unknown” has been revealed it’s the next musical strike that stands in line for being released and it's a next melodic highlight they quintet adds to... Continue Reading →
After having played a few shows in the UK, almost a warm-up for the album release show at TivoliVredenburg, Delain returns to The Netherlands for a real homegame experience. The Dutch band, hailing from Utrecht, plays a release show for their newest album ‘Apocalypse & Chill’ which has been revealed a few days ago. Delain,... Continue Reading →
Ladies and gentlemen, please take your seat and fasten your seatbelt. While waiting for the official departure of 'Aeromantic, the new album of Swedish AOR super stars The Night Flight Orchestra on February 28th, the band has released the new single and music video for 'Transmissions'. The single was produced and recorded by The Night Flight Orchestra and Thomas Plec Johansson, featuring... Continue Reading →
The driving forces behind Wolfpakk are Michael Voss and Mark Sweeney, both known form several other bands they worked with and contributed to. With the moniker of Wolfpakk the duo already released four longplayer of which the first one was shipped to the record stores in 2011. Next to the two Melodic Rock experts it’s... Continue Reading →
House Of Shakira has nothing to do with the Columbian superstar, of course. And in case you think that the bands aims for more attention by using the name in their moniker you're wrong. House Of Shakira began in 1991 in Stockholm, a time when the singer Shakira was more or less unknown. After having... Continue Reading →