IO Earth have once again managed to produce a powerful and emotionally moving album that will be a strong candidate for the best progressive album of the year How to describe the music of IO Earth? Many bands like to say that their music can’t be pigeon-holed but that phrase definitely rings true for the..
This three CD set represents Tzuke at her artistic peak and proves categorically that she was much more than a one hit wonder. The 1979 hit single Stay With Me Till Dawn – a good ballad made memorable thanks to the glorious vocal delivery of Tzuke – has etched itself into the national consciousness as..
British rock band VEGA (not to be confused with the Turkish alt-rock band of the same name!) will release their new album Grit Your Teeth on Friday 12th June 2020 via Frontiers Records. It's VEGA's sixth album, and the band are (not so quietly!) confident that this will be their career-defining work. Working with producers..
It’s been five years since their last studio album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, and now Nightwish release their ninth offering, Human. :II: Nature. It’s a double CD, the first having the usual Nightwish characteristics; the soaring, precise vocals of Floor Jansen leading those recognisable symphonic, bombastic, metallic melodies and a second instrumental album. But this..
[on the second album] They'll still hit you over the head with a wooden mallet, but they'll see if they can do it in an interesting time signature. Here we are, finding ourselves in the company of another one of those artists who spend most of their time hiding in the shadows, and lurking in..