October 28, 2020

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.

Ace Frehley – Origins Vol.2 (eOne Music/SPV)

The publicity that accompanied this promo gives a huge and extensive biography of Ace Frehley but I'm guessing that everyone already knows of him and his music, and if it so happens that you are a visitor from Mars or somewhere similarly unlikely then all you need to know is that he was in KISS,..

Connect The Circle – This Is Madness (Symphonium)

This Is The Madness is the debut album release by Connect The Circle , a heavy/progressive metal band from Norway that formed in 2018 and comprises Arild Fevang on vocals, Robert William on drums, Kenneth Brastad on guitar and Raymond Smith on bass. They have a rather unique sound with numerous influences detected and there is..

Notörious – Glamourized (Sliptrick Records)

Those crazy Scandinavians seem to love their glam/sleaze rock and now we have the Norwegian band Notörious to add to the ever-growing list of outrageous glam bands like Crashdiet, Crazy Lixx and Hardcore Superstar. Hailing from Bergen, the band formed in 2018 with Glamorized being the debut album although they did release an EP, Seducer..

Slowburn – Rock ‘N’ Roll Rats (Fighter Records)

Slowburn is a traditional heavy metal band from Spain and was formed in 2015 by the thrash metal band Rancor bassist Jorge Serrano (aka Serra). He brought in fellow Rancor member Jorge Sáez on drums, lead guitarist Óscar Hernández from Motociclón and the Ariete singer David M. Romeral and together they recorded a couple of demos. They..

DarkTribe – Voici L’Homme (Scarlet Records)

Voici L'Homme is the third album by this fine French progressive/power metal band and comes some five years after The Modern Age, the album that saw the band definitely becoming the finished article but there is still debate amongst fans as to which album is the best, is it the debut or the second and..

Nightfear – Apocalypse (Fighter Records)

Hailing from Madrid in Spain, Nightfear is a heavy metal band that came together in 2008 with Apocalypse being the bands third release. I have not heard either of the first two albums but Apocalypse shows a band delivering power metal in the traditional German/Scandinavian fashion, being drum and bass heavy with the usual fast..