Having released a promising self-titled EP in 2016, Hamburg-based progressive post-rock trio Vandemonian have now (20 Feb) finally released their debut album Xenophilia. Vandemonian create progressive, sometimes political, post-rock with distinct cinematic flourishes. The trio are actually something of a global entity, hailing from three corners of the earth (Germany, Australia and the US). As a result, they..
Jameson Raid began life as a hard rock band on the Birmingham scene way back in the early '70s before becoming involved with the Fledgling NWOBHM scene and even had their track Hard Lines featured on the Metal For Muthas II compilation album put out by EMI 1980, although they are credited as The Raid..
One of the big debates which perennially rages around progressive rock forums, argued about endlessly by men who should really have more to think about, is whether 'prog rock' should be a sound harking back to the golden age of the '70s or whenever, or whether it should be literally 'progressive', constantly trying to change..
'Olias for me was like going to music school for three months solid without breathing.' Of the solo debuts released in fairly quick succession by Yes members following their Relayer era, it's long been Jon Anderson's otherworldly concept album Olias Of Sunhillow that gets mentioned at the top of the heap more often than not...
DARK AMERICANA STAR EXPANDS BEYOND THE MACABRE WITH SECOND ALBUM - FOR FANS OF TOM WAITS / LEONARD COHEN / JOHNNY CASH / FATHER JOHN MISTY Danny Kiranos, otherwise known by his musical alter ego Amigo The Devil, will release his highly anticipated second full length album, Born Against, on 16th April (Liars Club/Regime Music Group)...
Photo: Susumu Miyawaki Marty Friedman will release his new studio album Tokyo Jukebox 3 via The Players Club / Mascot Label Group on April 16. Ahead of this he has also revealed the video of new song Makenaide, which you can see below. The song is a cover of the hit from Japanese pop-rock group Zard and talking about the video Friedman says; "I..
Photo: Jesse Wild Provogue will be releasing a new album, featuring previously unreleased material, from the iconic blues-rock master Gary Moore. How Blue Can You Get will be released on 30 April. This month marks ten years since the tragic passing of the iconic Northern Irish musician and singer-songwriter. He left behind, not only an incredibly formidable back catalogue of..
Pioneering American rock vocalist and musician Suzi Quatro has confirmed the release her superlative new studio album, The Devil In Me, on Steamhammer/SPV on March 26th as a Digi Pak CD (+ poster), double gatefold 140 gram black vinyl LP (with printed inner sleeves), download and stream. The “Queen Of Rock N’ Roll”’s new single and video..
Ross Halfin and Rufus Publications are pleased to announce the publication of Edward Van Halen by Ross Halfin a 356-page celebration of rock's iconic guitar player, a man who changed the way rock music would be played forever. This extensive photo book features many classic and unseen shots chosen by Ross from his personal archive together with an exclusive introduction from Edward's friend and..
When it came to the original thrash scene from the 1980s, it was not all about the so-called 'Big Four'. While debate will continue to rage as to whether it should have been four or five or ten bands that set the scene alight, it's a perennial discussion that is best left until the pubs..