"The thinking man's heavy metal band" is perhaps the singular line that most encapsulates the sound and story of Queensryche – Seattle's finest and one of the most original and ground breaking American rock bands of the 1980s. A band that effortlessly married progressive sensibilities with hard rock attitude, delivered through the prism of world class song..
Vitalines is a new melodic rock alliance formed by two luminaries of the genre. The project sees US singer Robbie LaBlanc (Blanc Faces, Find Me, T3nors) partnering with esteemed Swedish songwriter, musician and studio wizard Tommy Denander. Having worked together in various capacities on numerous records in the past, they will release their debut album as..
Three titans of progressive rock, Nick D'Virgilio (Big Big Train), Neal Morse (Transatlantic, NMB) & Ross Jennings (Haken, Novena) joined forces in 2021 for their 'Troika' album, a record that saw them exploring their love of more acoustic-led music and three-part vocal harmonies. Now the band are extremely pleased to reveal the follow-up, aptly titled 'Sophomore', will be released 10th November 2023..
Alive! At Reading is a gift for the vinyl aficionado. It has all the ten tracks that the CD does, nice big artwork and a really rather splendid orange and black splatter disc, and is a very nice thing. However you choose to consume them though, Beginnings is a fascinating set for the curious while..
After the announcement of his third solo album 'Luminescence', out September 22nd via Kscope and first single 'Dear Life', Bruce Soord reveals a second taster of what to expect from the new solo outing in the form of the electronic led 'Nestle In'. Bruce comments on the single: One thing you notice when touring the USA are the sirens...
Oh, I do love these guys, they're a touch retro and wacky! - and what is it about Canadian rock bands, and why have I missed so many Grrreats? Blood Ceremony are my latest (late) discovery, stumbling across them whilst recently researching compatriots The Damn Truth and The Tea Party... For the Uninitiated (hah!), Blood Ceremony..
Teiger (pronounced ‘Tiger’) is a new London-based trio fronted by photographer, singer and guitarist Talie Rose Eigeland. Their music is difficult to pigeonhole, sounding as it does like something that has evolved on its own, without much reference to what anyone else is doing or playing. It’s alt-rock, sure, with flavours of punk and new..
Award-winning blues rock duo When Rivers Meet's new album "Aces Are High" has been pushed back one week to the new release date of Friday 15th September 2023. Released on the band's independent label One Road Records, the album is available to pre-order HERE. The news follows the band's recent performances on Joe Bonamassa's Keeping The Blues Alive Seat Mediterranean Cruise which saw..
After their triumphant return to the stage last year in the form of their Somewhere Far Beyond Tour across Germany, the breath-taking story of Blind Guardian's latest masterpiece The God Machine goes on. Today, the metal legends have announced some new tour dates in 2024 across the UK and Ireland. Blind Guardian are thrilled to be able to finally present some of..
British metalcore quartet We Are Sovereign are seeking to remind fans and casual listeners on their new single; Time Can Be So Short (Loss), ahead of the release of their debut album Step Out Your Comfort Zone on September 4th, 2023. Speaking about the new single, co-vocalist Laura Russell had this to say: “Accepting that..