Gus G – Quantum Leap (AFM Records)

Gus G - or to give him his real name - Konstantinos Karamitroudis, is most certainly building up a huge reputation as a metal guitarist of the highest standing and this Greek musician has a CV than is truly mouth watering. How incredible must it be to casually drop out in conversation that you have..

ÜLTRA RAPTÖR – Tyrants (Fighter Records)

In the 'old' days you would casually wander around the record shop flicking through the albums to see what caught your attention and this was why the album cover art was as important as this was usually your first point of contact with a record or band. Remember, there was no internet so we had..

Kayak announce 2022 farewell tour dates

Legendary Dutch progressive rockers Kayak have announced their farewell tour, set to take place in April & May 2022. These shows will see them perform tracks from across their career, including their latest album 'Out Of This World' released in early 2021. Originally formed in 1972, this will be the last time the band tour. ..

MONKEY TRIAL – Viking (Narwhal Records)

Occasionally things just crop up for the most serendipitous of reasons. Although this album appeared a little while ago, it flew entirely under my radar, and I remained blissfully unaware of this memorably named collective until encountering them recently as support to Mostly Autumn. The set they delivered piqued my interest enough to get hold..

MAX PIE Release ‘Lucy’ Single & Music Video Feat. Simone Mularoni (Sunstorm, DGM)

Belgium based progressive power metal band MAX PIE have released a single and music video for Lucy featuring Simone Mularoni (Sunstorm, DGM), the song is taken from their fourth opus, Passengers which was released December 3rd via Rock City Music Label. The YouTube video can be viewed below. MAX PIE invites us to embark on a powerful, epic power prog with grandiose..

Dan Lucas – The Long Road (Pride & Joy Music)

Dan Lucas (Lutz Salzwedel) is a German vocalist who first came to fame in the German Democratic Republic or East Germany in the early '80s and, after escaping to the West, fronted several rock bands one of which being the heavy metal band Karo which led to touring with Meatloaf. It is amazing that for..