Edge Of Paradise is a heavy rock band that was formed in Los Angeles in 2011 by the singer and pianist Margarita Monet and the guitarist Dave Bates. This new album is the bands fourth but second on the Frontiers label and follows on from the perfectly formed Universe in 2019 and is a pleasing..
Canterbury Kate, which unsurprisingly calls to mind the wistful 'Englishness' of Caravan both lyrically and musically, even down to a name-check for In The Land Of Grey And Pink … is a song which has the ability to conjure up long-lost youth and longer-lost loves in all but the stoniest-hearted listener. Right off the bat..
I doubt that there are many out there that do not know that the classy Herman Rarebell was the drummer with the mighty Scorpions in, for me, their glory years. I will always be a fan but there is just something magical about those great albums that he was involved in from 1977 to 1995..
The wait is finally over. Today, multi-platinum Danish band Volbeat announce the release of their eighth studio album, Servant Of The Mind, coming via EMI Records on December 3rd. The new album will be available in standard/digipack CD, deluxe 2LP vinyl (with various limited-edition variants, more info below), a deluxe digital edition, plus a special box set (including 2CD..
The album art was always beautifully bucolic and evocative of simpler country days and ways… With this release, it wraps perfectly around the outer digipak sleeve, showing its full potential. Time Honoured Ghosts (what a marvellously evocative title by the way!) has often been overlooked in the BJH catalogue, thanks to it sitting in between..
So finally, the post covid blues are lifting and the music scene comes to life again. It was of course a killer that the day Sky Valley Mistress' debut album 'Faithless Rituals' came out the country went into lockdown, depriving us of seeing SVM's incendiary live spectacle in the flesh. However, that's about to change!..
Debut Album Stalker out now via APF Records Utopia, the metal group centred around guitarist John Bailey and Corrupt Moral Altar vocalist Chris Reese have announced UK tour dates for February 2022 following the release of their debut album 'Stalker' last month on APF Records. John comments,"One of the things about music like this is..
It always amazes just how much music there is out there simply waiting to be discovered and the latest name that we have to add to our ever growing list is Wine Guardian, a most impressive and inventive progressive metal band from Italy. They are a new name to me and it appears that the..
The first forty minutes saw Hackett reminding us he’s not just all about keeping the Genesis flame alive, he’s also still a contemporary recording artist of some significance All photos by Mark Stimpson 'Well, isn’t it lovely to be able to go out again? Our first tour in 18 months', Steve Hackett gushes after the..
An extensive collection of rarities and B-sides marking 30 years of the band, Katatonia are set to release Mnemosynean on 1st October 2021 through Peaceville Records. The term relates to the goddess of memory in Greek mythology (and derives from the same source as the word mnemonic) so it's entirely apt! In fact tomb inscriptions..