Author: Terry Craven

A former reviewer and member of the Classic Rock Society having been involved since its early days. .Enjoys virtually all forms of music but first real love is Progressive Rock. Top three band, in no particular order, are Pink Floyd, Rush and the mighty Judas Priest.

Gutter Creek – Gutter Creek (Doc Gator Records)

Gutter Creek is a new Canadian/Danish hard rock band made up by a trio of well established veterans of the metal scene which came together last year and their eponymous, no hold barred debut truly packs a punch like a heavyweight champion. The band comprises vocalist Søren Adamsen (ex-Artillery), guitarist Matt Hanchuck (Wreck-Defy) and drummer..

Sinner – Brotherhood (Atomic Fire Records)

Sinner is yet another of those very high quality Judas Priest inspired heavy metal bands that Germany seems to produce at will and shows that they are now probably the true home of serious heavy metal in Europe! Any self respecting metalhead will already have at least one Sinner album in their collection but please..

Lessmann/Voss – Rock Is Our Religion (Atomic Fire Records)

Lessmann/Voss is a new collaboration between the singer and multi instrumentalist Claus Lessmann and vocalist Michael Voss (ex-Casanova, ex-Mad Max), a pair of musicians with a history of working together over the years and purveyors of quality rock music. Their last outing together was as members of excellent Phantom V so it is perhaps a..

Crossing Rubicon – Perfect Storm (Frontiers Music)

Continuing on with the new project/band theme we now have Crossing Rubicon which sees the multi-instrumentalist and producer Cenk Eroglu (ex-Winger, Xcarnation) combining with singer John Bisaha of The Babys. Given the label then, no there should be no real surprises that Crossing Rubicon is a melodic/AOR band with a sound built on a frame..

Palace – One 4 The Road (Frontiers Music)

As the title, perhaps, suggest this is album number 4 by the Swedish project that is Palace and I have to admit that the title reminded me that it is just a little too long since I last played that excellent live album with a similar name by the one and only Lynyrd Skynyrd! However,..

Ardours – Anatomy Of A Moment (Frontiers Music)

Ardours began life in 2015 as a project put together by the Italian multi-instrumentalist and producer Kris Laurent and his fellow Italian vocalist Mariangela Demurtas from the Norwegian Goth /Death metal band Tristania. Demurtas wanted more control over her musical direction being still keen to pursue music with a Gothic slant but was also drawn..