Former Elf/Rainbow musicians formed Bible Black in 1980 in New York. Gary Driscoll and Craig Gruber started the band which also included Duck McDonald (g) and singers with familiar names. McDonald was friend with Louis Murello aka Eric Adams and although the plan didn’t work out, Adams made a career with Manowar. Still looking for... Continue Reading →
Stockholms metal institution Sorcerer used the time to record four cover songs which let off the leash one by one. It all started in September 2021 with the legendary 'Gates of Babylon', originally from Rainbow, followed by 'When Death Calls' (Black Sabbath) and Saxon's 'Crusader'. The final cover is 'Waiting for Darkness' from Ozzy Osbourne... Continue Reading →
Even if we miss The Neptune Power Federation playing live on stage at the moment, this EP provides a little replacement. It at least helps to bridge the waiting time until we can witness again the highly energetic live peformance. Cool stuff from Down Under.
In a world without COVID-19, Australian power house The Neptune Power Federation would have been on tour earlier this year. Since the virus forced everybody to change plans, the tour is postponed, but there are also good news reaching us from Down Under. The Neptune Power Federation announced a four songs comprising EP. The guys... Continue Reading →
Instead of being on tour right now in Europe, Australian's powerhouse The Neptune Power Federation announce a new EP. 'Can You Dig - Europe 2020' is scheduled for a release on July 24th and comes through Cruz Del Sur. The EP will feature four songs, two Rainbow covers and two Queen covers, all interpreted in... Continue Reading →
(*/10) A few months ago Alcatrazz released a live album entitled 'Parole Denied - Tokyo 2017', featuring an eleven songs comprising setlist. The same night, Graham Bonnet, singer of Alcatrazz, played a solo show too, being the first half of the entire concert and since the recording equipment was in place anyhow, what's more logical... Continue Reading →
The latest albums I mentioned in my little 'Classics' series addressed power metal and US metal highlights from the mid 80's and now it's another time leap we take. The display on our rock'n'roll time machine shows 1975. 1975 is the release year of 'Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow', an album that paved the way for Rainbow as... Continue Reading →