Hartmann – Get Over It (Sonic11/Pride & Joy Music)

His may be not a name that you are too familiar with but Oliver Hartmann is a German vocalist and guitarist with a real pedigree and his history includes some pretty impressive names including At Vance and guest performances with, amongst others, Avantasia, Iron Mask, Freedom Call, Edguy, the Genius rock opera trilogy as well..

Avatar, Rock City, Nottingham (19 February, 2023)

The queue pointing towards Nottingham’s iconic Rock City venue is snaking around the block and for anyone wandering past not in the know may think that the circus had come to town. Of course, they would not be far wrong although the main event this evening is definitely what would be considered the freakshow. With..

TRANSATLANTIC launch live video in support of new live album

TRANSATLANTIC - the Prog Supergroup of Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Roine Stolt & Pete Trewavas – recently announced a new live album entitled 'The Final Flight: Live At L'Olympia', it was released on the 17th February 2023. Recorded and filmed in France on the last stop of a tour to promote the band's fifth and most audacious album..

MÄRVEL – Double Decade (The Sign Records)

Regular readers of these pages already know that the year 2022 has marked the twentieth anniversary of Märvel, those crazy people from Linköping, Sweden! Among other celebrations, we have featured reviews and interviews relating to the band's history album by album, courtesy of several complete nutters - and lots of hard work by our Spanish..

TERZO : ‘Cymbeline’ – epic debut single by darkwave/shoegaze/post-rock duo out today | from album out 21 APril 2023

Photo: Johan Lundsten 'Terzo' : an Italian word translating as 'the third', it represents an additional presence that new darkwave/shoegaze/post-rock duo Terzo sensed inhabiting their most creative moments when they began working together. Karl Clinton (former bassist in post-punk act Diskoteket, plus co-founder of improvisational project Tsantsa) and Billie Lindahl (lead singer and guitarist in..

NYCs OXYMORRONS “Enemy” & UK Tour with Bad Omens

Photo: Tommy Vo New York City's hip-hop fusion rock band OXYMORRONS - who have trademarked the term Melanin Punk to define their hybrid sound and the culture they are curating - continue their ascendency with the announcement of their signing to Mascot Records. OXYMORONS have kicked off this next phase with a brand-new single and video for the monster..

HamaSaari – Ineffable (Klonosphere Records)

For those of you not in the know, HamaSaari is the name of an unexplored island in the land of the northern lights, Finland. Why this should be so, for a French band that is based in and around Le Mans, is intriguing! The island itself, according to the band, is literally Ineffable - in..