'Summerland' is the anticipate bold next step of Dool. It showcases a band that maintain the revolutionary wildness of the debut, adding more layers and twists to their sound. Dool is one of the most exciting bands these days and their second longplayer underlines, why this is the case.
'Eupnea' is an album with a good flow. Although having some layers weaved into the different songs, melodies are always in forefront, which makes this longplayer to a sensitive, but also rocking one. 'Eupnea' helps to get to normal, good, unlabored breathing while still being excited.
Freeways, hailing from Ontario, Canada, have a new album in the starting blocks. 'True Bearings' is the title of their newest delivery, a seven songs comprising record acting as a full-length debut for the band. The first time I heard of the band was while listening to the 'Trapped Under Ice Vol.1'-compilation, featuring many (in... Continue Reading →
Dutch guitar mastermind Adrian Vandenberg recently announced the return of Vandenberg. After having had some successful years in the '80s, the axeman reactivated the band that also includes singer Ronnie Romero, Randy van der Elsen and Koen Herfst. '2020' is the simple title of the album that also includes 'Shadows of the Night' , a... Continue Reading →
In a time when live shows and live dates are like looking into the crystal ball, former Creed frontman Scott Stapp announces 'The Survivor Tour'. Here are the dates and let's see what will happen between now and then.
If a band releases 13 longplayers they must do something right. In case of Gotthard they probably did/do more than just one thing right with their new longplayer being one example. They handle the balancing act between hard and mainstream well, partly even too well. However, fans of solid Rock music will find some songs on the album they will like and so do Gotthard fans that are more related to mainstream.
If there is one band on this planet that takes the word ‘crossover’ very serious, than it’s Waltari from Finland. The band, nowadays driven by Kärtsy Hatakka.and Jari Lehtinen, seems to have an endless flow of border-crossing creativity. Not forgotten is the extraordinary ‘Yeah! Yeah! Die! Die! Death Metal Symphony in Deep C’ album, a... Continue Reading →
'The Great Adventour - Live in Brno 2019' will bring a lot of joy and entertainment to the homes of Prog Rock fans. It's a really cool thing to see the protagonists live at work, but last but not least it's the music being the golden nugget of The Neal Morse Band. To enjoy it you might want to close your eyes once in a while, allowing you to dive into the world of the greatness of sounds by The Neal Morse Band.
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
Listening to The Last Internationale on vinyl/CD is a great thing, sure. But seeing them live is another ballgame. To feel the vibe and intensity of a The Last Internationale shows is special, something that fascinates from start to end.
'School of Hard Knocks' is a authentic album without frills. It's an album that carries street life vibes and is done with a down-to-earth mindset. In this way it reflects exactly what Biff Byford stands for, making 'School of Hard Knocks' to a real Byford solo album.
German alternative rockers Die Happy return with a new longplayer, the first one since the release of the 'Everlove' album in 2014. The record will hit the shelves on April 10th and a few songs have been played already during the December shows. With 'Guess What' the title track has been revealed today and the... Continue Reading →