This is my first experience with the Italian band, the curiously named AnthenorA, a classic heavy rock band with a long but quite fragmented career behind them. Formed in 1989, the band appears to have operated as an Iron Maiden covers band and even managed to tour with Nico McBrain on his drum clinic road..
The past four years have been a challenge for both Sodom and their fans. After the excellent Decision Day (2016), guitarist Bernemann, who has been in the band for 22 years (!), was surprisingly replaced by not one, but, for the first time in band history – two guitar players – the legendary Frank Blackfire..
It has been ten years since the Louisiana bluesman’s Live in Chicago album was released, so it could be said that he is about due for another one. In the event though, the COVID-19 crisis has knocked Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s gigging schedule on the head as hard as everyone else’s, so the only way to..
The platinum-selling artist and world-class guitarist Orianthi has just issued a video for a song entitled Sorry. The track is included on O, her long-awaited new album that was released on 6th November. Born in Australia, Orianthi was inspired to learn guitar as a youngster after discovering her father's LP collection. She rose to international..
Hellsmoke is a new hard rock band from Helsingborg in Southern Sweden with 2020 being the band's heavy, incendiary and very hard hitting debut. The band began life when guitarist Christofer Dahlman (ex-Alyson Avenue, Bai Bang) and songwriter Torbjörn Månsson' joined forces with drummer Roger Landin (ex-Cloudscape) and their proto-metal built around snarling guitars and..
Currently being hard at work on the successor of their 2018 No. 1 hit album, The Sacrament Of Sin, heavy metal's finest, POWERWOLF, have now announced the tour dates for their 2021 Wolfsnächte European tour in support of their as of yet untitled upcoming album due in summer 2021. The tour will lead the band through Germany, Spain, France,..
The German power/thrash metal band Squealer has long been a guaranteed supplier of hard and very heavy metal ever since its inception in the mid '80s with each of their albums being greeted with equal delight by its quite devoted fan base. However, the recorded output is hardly prolific with the publicity stating that this..
PROG TRIO KEPLER TEN RELEASE SECOND ALBUM A NEW KIND OF SIDEWAYS TO GREAT APPLAUSE Buy/Stream nowFFO - Rush, Toto, Muse British Classic meets Prog Rock trio Kepler Ten have released their second album A New Kind of Sideways via White Star Records today. Paying homage to '80s era rock with added prog in the form of..
Shadow Tribe' is a new Finnish power metal band put together by the well established bass player Marko Pukkila (Altaria, Stargazery) and vocalist Kimmo Perämäk (ex-'Celesty', 'Spiritus Mortis', 'Masquerage') with guitarist 'Simo Pirttimaa' and drummer 'Petri Heinonen' ('King Satan') coming in to complete the team. 'Reality Unveiled' is an album two years in the making..
"I just want us to be known as Working Class Rock N' Roll." So says vocalist Zoli Teglas (ex-Ignite), having taken 30 years' worth of experience in the music business to launch a project close to his heart, Ocean Hills. Born into a working class Hungarian family, a dedicated animal rights / rescue activist, and..