Jig A Jig Out is the first EP by British band The 355s, a rather intriguing rock group with numerous but very diverse influences. Described as something like a meeting of Oasis and The White Stripes and I get the Oasis reference as they are heavy on driving and rather jingly guitars but I would..
I guess the rock world is really split into two camps, those who adore Masterplan and the rest just waiting to discover this amazing, stupendous German hard rock/power metal band. No prizes for guessing which side of the divide I am on but for those not yet in the know, Masterplan was put together by..
It's always nice to see something that started out as a project develop into a fully functioning band and German outfit The Grandmaster is now moving forwards with the release of their second album and plans in the pipeline to take the group out on tour. The band released a 'sit up and take notice'..
Flames Of Fire is a quite remarkable Nordic hard rock band made up by some seriously talented and well-known musicians with Our Blessed Hope being the much anticipated follow up to their 2022 self-titled debut which announced that they were new pretenders to the Christian rock crown. In many respects, Flames Of Fire is a..
Silent Tiger is an '80s influenced AOR rock band which was formed in 2018 by the Honduran musicians Jean Funes and Joel Mejia and the American vocalist David Cagle with a joint love of melodic rock being the glue that binds them together. They released the debut album Ready For Attack in 2020 with Funes..
Freakstorm is a German heavy melodic rock band formed in 2015 by the husband and wife duo of Sinah Meier and Olli Fuchs with Angel In The Dark being the band's second release following on from the 2021 debut Storm Inside My Heart. They have also released a couple of EPs and numerous singles (quite..
I'm guessing that this record will rather surprise some people as the name Tommy Stinson is probably better known in the heavier rock arena having been an original member of The Replacements as well as spells with Guns N' Roses and Soul Asylum amongst many others. Appearances with the likes of Puff Daddy have shown..
Grand is another of those slick, melodic AOR bands from Sweden having formed in 2020 with Second To None being their second album following on from the self-titled debut which came out in 2022. The band was put together by the vocalist Mattias Olofsson along with guitarist Jakob Svensson and drummer Anton Martinez Matz with..
The Swedish melodic symphonic rock band return with album number four being Epedition One which very much continues the superior female fronted, delicious metal as seen on all their earlier works. Formed in 2015, their 2017 debut Heroes In Time marked them out as something special and garnered rave reviews so it was a surprise..
Cobrakill is a relatively new German hard rock band having formed as recently as 2020 with Serpent's Kiss being their second release following on quickly from the debut Cobratör. Cobrakill seen to have immersed themselves in numerous styles and the influences clearly show through in their hard rock meets glam meets sleaze, all-action and most..