Eek! On first listen I assumed this lot would be another set of teenagers, sounding along the lines of My Chemical Romance, early Green Day, Our Lady Peace, you know the kind of thing, quite derivative, youthful angst.....HOWEVER! this album is massively full of surprises, there's several three chord thrashes but followed by quite mesmeric..
Upcoming New Wave of Classic Rock band Twister are climbing the ranks at incredible pace and set to take off with their debut album ‘Cursed & Corrected’. To be released on the Friday 13th of November by Off Yer Rocka Recordings. To kick off promotion in style the album will be available to pre-order alongside the release of the first..
Long Distance Calling are one of the best and most internationally successful instrumental rock bands from Germany, a country that does produce great 'non-vocal' music. They were formed in 2006 and How Do We Want To Live? is their seventh studio album. The majority of their tracks are now extended instrumentals, but despite this their sound..
Calling all fans of classic Southern Rock! The Allman Betts Band release their second full-length studio album titled Bless Your Heart on Friday 28th August. The album is released on BMG records, and follows on the heels of the first single, Magnolia Road, which came out in June. The new album is available to pre-order from https://theallmanbettsband.lnk.to/BlessYourHeart and https://amzn.to/2NKWYz5 To summarise: In November..
If you like a little theatre with your rock, with a tinge of goth and metal, let me introduce you to Accidental President! The band are based in Sydney, Australia, and have had more than their fair share of line-up changes since their formation in 2015. They are currently a trio, comprised of Bethany Neville..
Ok, I need to start by saying I like Blues Pills a lot, the first two albums were both great in slightly different ways, and I was wowed when seeing them live in late 2018. But.....I have to confess to being curiously underwhelmed by some of this, their third slab of heavy psychedelic blues-rock. I..
Well! I'm mortified! As an (almost) life-long rock fan, how I've missed out on this seminal blues-rock band completely floors me! They've been around since 1965 and have been touring continuously since then, making them one of the longest running bands in existence. In the mid 60s, the British Blues Explosion developed out of the..
Readers will recall the recent review of Kyros' latest album Celexa Dreams, launched in June of this year. It received positive reviews throughout the music press rock, demonstrating a skillful mix of Alt-Rock, Electronic Rock and Art Rock with heavy leanings towards Prog Rock. The band have cited influences as diverse as Porcupine Tree, Kate Bush, Muse, Radiohead, Rush, CHVRCHES, The Dear Hunter, Duran Duran, Trevor Horn, IQ, Spock’s..
Vulkan (the Swedish word for Volcano) is a heavy progressive rock band from Karlstad, Sweden. They started out in 2006, making a few recordings under a different name which they later changed to reflect the heavier sound they were creating. Heavy, epic and with a true sense of melody wrapped within a musical structure that..
The alternative music scene in Melbourne, Australia in the 2010’s was dominated by two major genres: Old-school hard rocking Acca-Dacca Aussie rock, and the new kid on the block: Progressive Rock. Thanks in the latter to the major success of Aussie-prog aficionados Karnivool, a horde of local bands was unleashed, seeking to build on the magic,..