Dune Sea – Orbital Distortion (All Good Clean Records)

Nearly two years following the release of their critically acclaimed second album Moons of Uranus, Norwegian psych/stoner rockers Dune Sea now return with their third effort titled Orbital Distortion. Out now via All Good Clean Records, Orbital Distortion sees the Norwegian trio delving further into space rock, taking off for a grand musical journey into..

Walter Egan – Pluck! (Red Steel Music)

While reciting a list of rock’n’roll household names, it's possible that Walter Egan wouldn’t immediately bob to the top. Nevertheless, the veteran rocker has been lurking just under the surface for as long as most of us have been alive, hobnobbing with legends, and he and his band are still churning out the songs well..

Lazarus Dream – Lifeline (Pride & Joy Music)

Lazarus Dream is a hard rock band that is the product of a collaboration between the German musicians Markus Pfeffer and Carsten Schulz with Lifeline being the bands second album following on from Alive which came out in 2020. I mentioned in the review for Alive that the band delivered a superior hard rock similar..

Enuff Z’Nuff – Finer Than Sin (Frontiers Music)

Enuff Z'nuff is a hard rock band that seems to have been with us forever, with Finer Than Sin being the band's 17th album in a career that has glittered but also seen a few dark moments too - but throughout Chip Z'nuff has been an ever present and standard bearer for this rather fine American..

Punk Rock Outfit SERUM 114 Surprise Fans With Unplugged EP, Zuhause Unplugged + Emotional Single

Photo: Christian Eschweile There are just a few short days until the bells of Christmas ring, but successful German punk rockers SERUM 114 have already unveiled a special early gift! The band surprised fans with a new EP, Zuhause Unplugged, out now via Napalm Records. Marking the band's first acoustic release ever, ten unfiltered honest songs are painted..

Lorne Murphy’s Top 10 Albums of 2022

2022 was another good year with plenty of strong releases to choose from. Nonetheless, it was fairly easy to whittle down my list to a top 10, because these - in my opinion - are the best of the best. And so, in no particular order... Banco del Mutuo Soccorso - Orlando: Le Forme dell'Amore..