Thrash and Speed Metal icons FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have seen many of their peers that started at the same time, including Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Venom have their day in the sun. Considered in metal circles as “legendary”, the mighty FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, over their long career, has seemed somewhat plagued by label snafu’s, changes in trends, or..
I am going to stick my neck out and say that most of the hard rocking guitarists who broke through in the 1970s started out as blues guitarists. That is to say, they learned their chops jamming along with classic 12-bar recordings from the likes of The Bluesbreakers, BB King or Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac...
The 5th season is where someone's life lives on in the influence they've had in other people... There's an air of refinement to The 5th Season, the new album from American quartet Resistor. If previous albums displayed the band traversing well-worn paths of epics, zaniness, and plain ol' heavy rock riffage, this latest platter sees..
Bend The Future is a new rock band that only formed in 2019 which comes from the beautiful city of Grenoble in France. Being a French band they do it their way which is typical of the Gallic approach to music i.e. they do not follow trends or fads as they produce what is in..
Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights EPICA announce their first-ever streaming event titled Ωmega Alive. The universal streaming event will mark the band's triumphant return to the stage to perform for the first time in support of their latest album Ωmega, their eighth full-length release the band's first album in five years. Ωmega Alive will be streamed on Saturday, June 12 at 12:00 PM PST /..
L.A. Guns, featuring Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns, have announced the release of a new live album. As its title implies, it celebrates the band's much-loved second album, 'Cocked & Loaded', and precedes the release of a brand new studio album from the group that is due this autumn. It is no secret that the..
On May 28th, Marillion will release their new live album With Friends At St David’s, recorded in Cardiff in November 2019. It all started with the release of With Friends From The Orchestra in 2019, when Marillion teamed up with In Praise Of Folly, a string quartet accompanied by Sam Morris (French Horn) and Emma..
Due to the current world situation with Covid-19, the Swedish death glam sensation DEATHSTARS have had to postpone their European tour dates to 2022. Singer Whiplasher Bernadotte states: "Since the pandemic obviously still makes it impossible for bands to perform in the flesh, the tour will be postponed yet another round. We aim to hit the stages all over the planet, starting with..
GIANCARLO ERRA RETURNS WITH SPELLBINDING NEW ALBUM DEPARTURE TAPES TO BE RELEASED ON KSCOPE ON 2ND JULY 2021 · First single & video for track "Departure Tape" premiered (photography by Caroline Traitler www.carolinetraitler.net ) UK based Italian composer, multi-instrumentalist and visual artist Giancarlo Erra will release his new album Departure Tapes on 2nd July 2021 through Kscope. Departure Tapes is an album consisting of..
Nordic pop diva KARIN PARK of ÅRABROT adds her ethereal, mournful voice and keys to the primordial sound of legendary electronic pioneer LUSTMORD for this sublime and poignant collaboration. ALTER is a ritual of our times. On the pair's frst collaborative work, the nine tracks that make up ALTER are every bit as heart-wrenching as..