In preparation for my first listen to Konkret Musik, the sixth album from spectacular Swedish sound wizards Gösta Berlings Saga, I did something I'd never done before a review: I listened to every one of their previous albums top to bottom, in chronological order. Each CD I pulled from the shelf prompted fond memories, but..
The Ani Lo. Projekt is a hard and heavy power/symphonic metal band formed in 2011 by the utterly mesmerising Bulgarian singer Ani Lozanova and drummer Kanstantin Dinev aka Kossy D. Their debut, The Miracle, rapidly followed in 2011 and all seemed fine but 2012 saw Lozanova moving to Germany and Dinev to America which put..
Lev Kerzhner and Noa Gruman are two Israeli musicians from Tel Aviv and they have put together this single release in aid of the Light For The World international Covid-19 relief fund. They have pulled together a team of 66 musicians for this rousing anthem which is a call to arms and a plea to..
Syteria is a mainly female rock band from Yorkshire, England and put together by Jackie Chambers, the lead guitarist with Girlschool in1999. Syteria released their debut EP in 2016 and followed this the following year with their debut album, Rantobot, both of which were independent releases and showed a fast and furious kick-ass rock band...
Everything was put on hold. The initial diagnosis was dire... So here we are, barely halfway through 2020, and already we have been subjected to the horrific scenario of Australia burning, a crisis in the Persian Gulf that threatened to provoke a third world war, some of the most catastrophic floods in British history (and..
A headlong leap into the symphonic progressive rock waters, where every trick in the bag is sprinkled liberally throughout... A lone middle-aged actor sits in a rickety dressing room, bottle of spirits within arm's reach, gazing into the mirror while a dozen ghoulish faces of his past roles stare back at him. It is a..
DAN REED NETWORK CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH RECKLESS LOVE IN MARCH 2021PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS MASON HILL PREVIEWING TRACKS FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM'LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE KING' Planet Rock Pre-sale started Tuesday 16th June at 9am via http://planetrock.gigantic.com/reckless-love-tickets-presale-3056Tickets on general sale Friday June 19th via www.gigantic.com and www.danreed-network.com/tour. The highly anticipated tour will preview new songs..
Hailing from Austin, Texas this is the debut release by the band Runescarred, a hard hitting and brutally powerful heavy metal group that flirts between hard rock, black metal, hardcore but with some of the intricacies of progressive metal thrown in for good measure. Formed in 2017, the band released the We Are EP in..
MIDSUMMER PROG FESTIVAL TO HOST LIVE STREAMED PERFORMANCE ON SATURDAY 20th JUNE FROM LESOIR IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM 'MOSAIC' Following the release of their latest studio album Mosaic, Netherlands art rock quintet LESOIR will join the many bands across the globe that have turned to live streamed performances to keep music alive during the COVID-19 pandemic...
Ever heard of Eric Gales? Sadly, I hadn't until this news story came my way! Gales’ story is an incredible one, he was a child prodigy and released his debut album The Eric Gales Band in 1991 as a 16-year-old on Elektra Records. It was the first of 10 albums on a major label through..