Sunrise is a power metal band from the Ukraine with Equilibria being the fourth full length release from them and this is the first time that I have heard anything of their work but this album definitely shows that much closer examination of the earlier music is well overdue. It's quite obvious that the band..
Overall, a fine tribute to a man larger than life in more ways than one. RIP Leslie, you were a talent to behold. A whole heap of material contained within two packages here, from former Mountain guitarist, the late (and decidedly great) Leslie West. It's probably fair to say that, since the original dissolution of..
WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT STRINGS, ANYWAY? - An observation, incorporating Marillion – With Friend’s at St Davids I’m ambivalent about live albums. I’m *really* ambivalent about “orchestral rock” albums And Marillion are genuinely something of a conundrum. Which if nothing else, stops rabid Marillion fans (who will by now already have the album anyway), from..
Mike Howe - Photo: Melissa Castro As we know, losing people is a fact of life. We hold musicians in high regard because what they bring to our lives; an album that stays with us forever, deliverers of songs that can change or enhance our lives or the ritual of a gig experience. Musicians become..
In addition to the forthcoming new album Innocence and Danger (see todays album review in these pages!), the Neal Morse Band - now known as NMB - have shared a new video for 'Bird On A Wire' , the 2nd single from the album due out on 27th August on InsideOutMusic). NMB (Neal Morse Band)..
A breath of fresh air after two double concept albums... There's a shift in approach detectable in the first spin of Innocence & Danger, the fourth and latest album from The Neal Morse Band (NMB). The compositions seem to arrive from a different angle - not wildly different, but enough to notice - and the..
FFO: Haken, Voyager, Muse Ahead of the synth-rock outfit returning to the live circuit in August and September, KYROS have demonstrated a productive pandemic by announcing 'RECOVER', a selection of cover songs featuring special guests that the band recorded throughout lockdown last year as well as some more choice cuts to add to the collection.'RECOVER' will be released on CD and..
Sorry, Heels were born in Frosinone (Italy) in 2010. After two self-produced EPs, Wasted (2013) and Distances (2014), their first album, The Accuracy of Silence, was released on the Finnish label Gothic Music Records in 2015. She (Shades of Sound Records/Wave Records) is their new album now out in 2021. The band now comprise a..
Power metal, don't you just love it? In nearly all other forms of art the key word tends to be restraint but the world is turned upside down when it comes to the semantics of power metal as this music demands, in true Spinal Tap fashion - everything is louder than everything else. Taste goes..
October/November 2021 UK Tour Five New Dates Just Added! 48-Hour Planet Rock Pre-Sale: Wednesday July 28 via Planet Rock Tickets Tickets on General Sale: Friday July 30 via AltTickets.com ******** "Beth Hart has a blues-rock voice so ballsy, it could pin you to the wall." - The Times "Glorious." - The Independent "Joyous." - Mojo "Astonishing." - The Sunday..