NEW RELEASES. Here's the regularly updated list of what's in the pipeline.
'Renegades' is the tile of the next L.A. Guns album. Release date is November 13th and the album comes via Golden Robot Records. The title track 'Renegades' is already available as single and the entire 10 songs comprising tracklist looks like this: Don't Wanna KnowRenegadesWould All That You AreWitchcraftYou Can't Walk AwayLost BoysWell Oiled MachineWhy Ask... Continue Reading →
If you see promo photos of a band that walks through the Alter Elbtunnel you have a direct link to where these guys are at home. The tunnel is a landmark in Hamburg, Germany and that's where Night Laser has its headquater. The guys premiered six years ago with 'Fight for the Night'. 'Laserhead' followed... Continue Reading →
The label info sheet talks about songs for convertible car cruises and they are right on the money. 'Hallelujah' is a musical accompaniment to a cabriolet ride into the Las Vegas sunset, music that doesn't leave any cliche untouched. Not more but also not less.
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 →
If you are done already with the usual radio x-mas songs then let me tell you that L.A. Guns offer an alternative. Not that this planet is lacking x-mas carols but if you want to have a rocking holiday period you have a new release you could go for. Sleaze Rock veterans L.A. Guns recorded... Continue Reading →
(7/10) 'Sex Sells' a standard slogan and in case of Steel Panther it's exactly what happened over the last years. The quartet from Los Angeles became in no time one of the hottest acts in Rock. Their overdone Sleaze Rock parody made them to the talk of town, leading to the debut entering charts in... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Swedish hard rockers Crashdïet are a band that didn’t take the easy way. Their journey, starting in 2000, was a bumpy ride with many ups and serious downs. The first stroke of fate hit the band in 200 when frontman and founding member Dave Lepard committed suicide. After some first thoughts of stopping with... Continue Reading →
(6/10) French rockers Blackrain surf with their new album 'Dying Breed' on the sleaze wave and they for sure manage to stay on the board. Since 2006, the guys, hailing from the French Alps, did release five albums up to date and number six is on the way. A solid ride. Blackrain's newest longplayer includes ten... Continue Reading →
(5/10) One of the most colorful German Rock band was Vice. Having a look on the artwork of the debut demanded sunglasses, so bright and garish the clothing has been. Steel Panther looks actually quite greyish compared to Vice’s artwork. Unfortunately the musical aspect couldn’t compete and as a consequence things slowed down dramatically. Era... Continue Reading →
(8/10) 25 years after having premiered with 'Want Some' Roxy Blue is back with a new album. Miles away from Sunset Boulevard the guys from Memphis, Tennessee lived their Rock'n'roll life and it was Warrant frontman Jani Lane that supported the quartet in he early days. A record deal followed and after a rather successful... Continue Reading →
(7/10) 'Interstate 13', that's Pretty Wild's new album. It's their third record and with releasing it this May, a five years wait comes to an end. It was in 2014 when the sophomore longplayer 'Pretty Wild' saw the light of the day and it's 'Interstate 13' that picks it up where the band ended off... Continue Reading →
Swedish rockers Backyard Babies are on the road with 'The Nordic Noir Tour 2019' and the final stop on this road trip is in Utrecht. De Helling hosts the quartet on May 4th - a day that includes National Dodenherdenking at 20:00, when Holland stands still in two minutes of silence to commemorate the victims... Continue Reading →
(9/10) 1990 was the starting year for The Quireboys, at least when it comes to their debut album. In fact, first activities began even earlier. Jonathan 'Spike' Gray laid the foundation of the band that became one of the most constant factors in British Rock music. I can't remember having listened to a The Quireboys... Continue Reading →