As the 1980s ended, it really was a new dawn for heavy music. The early 1990s is often touted as something of a dark period for metal but on reflection it was a time where the door was blown pretty much wide open. It is fair to say that while “alternative” was in and funk..
Stefan Berggren is yet another in a seemingly endless list of quality Swedish rock vocalists with These Are The Times being his second solo release and a most excellent classic rock album it is too. His name may not be that familiar to you but he is another of those singers with an amazing voice..
Photo: Russ Harrington BRIAN SETZER has shared Smash Up On Highway One, the second single from GOTTA HAVE THE RUMBLE, his first solo album in 7 years. The album will be out August 27 on Surfdog Records physically (CD) and digitally, with the vinyl due this fall (TBA). The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and 3-time Grammy award-winner, who last month announced the all-original..
Wild Eyed Southern Boys and Special Forces reissued and remastered by Snakefarm Records First released in 1981, 38 Special’s Wild Eyed Southern Boys marked the turning point in the US band’s career, giving them the opportunity to transcend the Southern Rock pigeonhole they felt they’d been squeezed into with their first 3 outings. Collaborating with..
Photo: Ronny Zeisberg Fans of HEILUNG: Prepare for the Ritual and be entranced by NYTT LAND's Shamanic dark folk! Emerging from the frostbitten, dark and brooding woods of Siberia, NYTT LAND ascends as one of the most captivating and haunting musical forces in folk music. On their new album, Ritual, out August 6 via Napalm Records, NYTT LAND effortlessly pulls listeners into..
I have this constant worry that somewhere in Sweden there is a guy with a beer in his hand sat in a lonely bar just wondering why he is the only man in that country not in a rock band! For a nation with around 10 million inhabitants Sweden has certainly punched above its weight..
Photo: Jim Louvau The undisputed masters of blackened deathcore, CARNIFEX, have returned to ignite sonic memories of albums past with the scorch of old-school sound. On September 3rd, the band will release their eighth studio album via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band releases the music video for the track Graveside Confessions. Check out the video directed by Jim..
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA is back! Sweden's most famous cabin crew is proud to announce the second part of the Aeromantic saga today, seeing the light of the day on September 3rd. Aeromantic II is another thrilling journey to the band's core and their passion for traveling and being in motion - accompanied by the balance act of..
Human Nature is a hardcore rock band from Newcastle in Australia and it delivers short, sharps stabs of anger, pain and vitriol with a typical punk in your face attitude and all to a grinding, churning riff heavy hardcore backing. There are just the five tracks here with Urchin being the lead single but all..
The Neal Morse Band (now known as NMB) are set to release their much-anticipated fourth studio album Innocence & Danger, on August 27th, 2021. The band are pleased to share the video for Bird On A Wire, the second single taken from the upcoming album. Mike Portnoy says this about the track, “This was the 2nd..