BRITISH BLUES-ROCK STAR JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR PUTS A NEW SPIN ON SOULFUL CLASSICS WITH NEW STUDIO ALBUM RELEASED 17 SEPTEMBER "THE BLUES ALBUM" SHOWCASES TAYLOR'S ELECTRIFYING GUITAR CHOPS AMPLIFIED BY HER MAGNIFICENT SULTRY VOCALSHIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM PRODUCED BY GUITAR LEGENDS JOE BONAMASSA & JOSH SMITH, SET TO RELEASE WORLDWIDE ON BONAMASSA'S INDEPENDENT LABEL KTBA RECORDS..
Dying Wish is the Portland-based blistering hardcore five-piece whose passionate music fuses New Wave of American Heavy Metal and chaos-driven punk noises. Late last year, they signed to SharpTone Records and last month, they announced the release of their forthcoming record, Fragments of a Bitter Memory which will be released on October 1, 2021 via their new label home. Today,..
Trifecta is an amalgam of three superlative musicians who, while playing together on tour with Steven Wilson, often jammed together in their downtime, forming their own little ‘jazz club.’ The three guys, Nick Beggs (bass), Adam Holzman (keys) and Craig Blundell (drums), finding themselves with the opportunity, despite the many other projects they’re all involved..
This is veteran progressive rock/pop outfit Kayak’s 19th studio album. The band formed by Ton Scherpenzeel on keyboards and Pim Koopman on drums back in 1972 has consistently produced good light progressive rock music despite never quite reaching the fame of their more quirky and equally long-standing fellow countrymen Focus. If the name Scherpenzeel has..
Progressive power metal masters Lords Of Black are set to return in 2021 with the follow-up volume to their well received 2020 album Alchemy Of Souls, Part I. Utilising the downtime created by the global pandemic, the band have strived to create music that pushes past their previous endeavours, displaying musical maturity and incorporating new elements into their style...
DEBUT ALBUM TO BE REISSUED ON VINYL - 27th AUGUST ON APF RECORDS London-based, psychedelic stoner doom trio The Brothers Keg who reissue their debut album, Folklore, Myths And Legends Of The Brothers Keg on vinyl via APF Records on 27th August 2021, have shared the new video for the 13 minute opus Brahman. Vocalist..
The Grandmaster sees the pairing of renowned German power metal guitarist Jens Ludwig (Edguy) with Brazilian vocalist Nando Fernandes (Sinistra, Brother Against Brother) for the creation of Skywards, a stunning debut album of melodic metal that will be released on 15th October. "I heard the songs True North and Lunar Water and they made me want..
Swedish guitar shredder Yngwie Malmsteen is back with a vengeance, with nearly an hour’s worth of metal madness titled Parabellum. His previous offering, 2019’s Blue Lightning, was a mainly covers album, in which he revealed his take on a raft of hard rock classics from Purple Haze to Paint It Black to Smoke On The..
Photo: Mikko Linnavuori Close your eyes and dive into the magical tunes and hear Johanna´s youthful and tender voice...fragile, yet powerful and moving beyond words. You can almost see the green and peaceful little valley taking shape in front of your inner eye. The Valley is the second single taken from the upcoming album II- Those We..
Photo: Sandra Artigas As bassist of prog legends OPETH, Martin Mendez has gained world-wide popularity and now he returns with another virtuous death metal crusher that captures the fear, loss of control and despair of lockdown in eight new tracks. For Dancing Into Oblivion, his project WHITE STONES goes further down the path of progressive extreme metal with haunting growls, jazz..