Sunrise – Equilibria (Independent Release)

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..

MARILLION – WITH FRIENDS AT ST DAVIDS (Racket Records)

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..

Synth-proggers Kyros announce album ‘RECOVER’, a covers album featuring special guests

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..

Hammer King – Hammer King (Napalm Records)

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..

Beth Hart adds five new dates to October/November 2021 UK Tour

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..