CD review BLUES PILLS ‘Holy Moly!’

The start of Swedish Blues Pills was right away a successful one. Founded 2011 in Örebro, Sweden, the quartet delivered their self-titled debut in 2014, an album that went right into the charts with e.g. scoring #4 in the German charts. Blues Pills didn’t release a lot of studio album so far and with ‘Holy... Continue Reading →

CD review DÖDA HAVET ‘Tid och rum’

If you read the name Döda Havet and you’re thought is that we’re talking about Extreme Metal, than you need to re-adjust you’re musical mindset before pressing the ‘Play’-button. The Swedes have nothing to do with any kind of musical boarder stretching when it comes to how extreme music can be played.  Instead, Döda Havet... Continue Reading →

CD review MAGGOT HEART ‘Mercy Machine’

With all the different influences Olsson succeeds in presenting a homogeneous Rock album by creating her own distinctive style. 'Mercy Machine' contains music that comes right from the heart and has a strong emotional component. You get the impression that every note on this album reflects the feeling of the very moment and that's what gives this album its dark charm and authenticity.

BLUES PILLS postpone new album indefinitely

Unfortunately, the upcoming Blues Pills album, 'Holy Moly!', will not be released as planned on June 19th, 2020. Together, the band, its management and label have decided to postpone the album indefinitely. The band states: "It’s with a heavy heart that we must tell you that our new album "Holy Moly!" must be postponed. Due to the situation with... Continue Reading →

CD review LUCIFER ‘Lucifer III’

Although Stockholm is their homebase, Lucifer is an international Rock act with roots in Berlin, Germany. Lucifer is the brainchild of Johanna Sadonis who penned the first album together with Cathedral's Garry Jennings. Line-up changes in 2016 brought new players on board with veteran Nicke Andersson becoming an important musical partner for Sadonis. With Andersson... Continue Reading →

NIGHT announce a 7″

Swedish rockers Night announce a new 7" that will be released on April 3rd. The two tracks containing release comes through The Sign Records and features a couple of good retro-oriented Hard Rock songs. Tracklist: Feeling it EverywhereKings of the Night

ZENITH MOON presents ‘Going Under’

Hailing from Melbourne Zenith Moon bring a retro and classic rock fusion that draws in the best influences from that glory era, delivering raunchy female fronted rock that harks the sound of European counterparts Blues Pills, Pristine and Forever Still. Their first single, ‚Going Under‘, out now through Golden Robot Records, is a groove laden,... Continue Reading →

DEWOLFF announce new album

„No drum kit, no Hammond and no guitar amps”: Dutch rockers DeWolff announce their next album entitled ‚Tascam Tapes’. Release date is January 10th, 2020 and the album comes through Mascot Label Group. An interesting album trailer can be watched HERE also explaining the „No drum kit, no Hammond and no guitar amps” statement.

CD review CROBOT ‘Motherbrain’

(9/10) Pottsville, Pennsylvania is the homebase of Retro rockers Crobot, a band that started in 2011. Crobot is the brainchild of Brandon Yeagley and Chris Bishop with Dan Ryan and James Lascu completing the current line-up. So far the band has released three longplayers and 'Motherbrain' adds a fourth chapter to the books. The new... Continue Reading →

CROBOT announces a new album

Fans of Hard- and Heavy Rock can look forward to August with full excitement. US rockers Crobot have their new album in the making and it’s August 23rd when the rubber will hit the road. Their forth longplayer is entitled ‘Motherbrain’ and it’s Crobot’s first release that comes via Mascot Label Group. With ‘Keep Me... Continue Reading →

CD review JACK SLAMER ‘Jack Slamer’

(8/10) Jack Slamer, that's not a dude, that's a band comprising of Florian Ganz, Cyrill Vollenweider, Marco Hostettler, Hendrik Ruhwinkel and Adrian Böckli. The quintet calls Winterthur in Switzerland their homebase and it was in th year 2006 when the base for this powerhouse was laid. 'Noise from the Neighbourhood' was the title of the... Continue Reading →

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