Like Sunburst Finish before it, it's a meticulously arranged album, with not a note out of place and everything in the service of the song Be Bop Deluxe, led by the closest thing the '70s had to a second Bryan Ferry in the shape of the dapper and stylish Bill Nelson, were always a square..
The German power metal band Blind Guardian seems to be incapable of doing simple or low scale productions. Everything that they do is just so BIG in the same way that Douglas Adams so cleverly attempted to describe the size of space in the Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy! Blind Guardian is another of those..
In a genre where it’s often hard not to draw clear similarities to classic high-energy rock’n’roll acts that we got to know and love from the '70s and '80s Beat City Tubeworks are doing their damnedest to create something unique of their own, whilst clearly paying their dues to those who’ve gone before. Formed in..
Once upon a time, there were a small number of 'supergroups', we all knew who they were and why exactly they were supergroups - Cream, Blind Faith, ELP to name but three. However, these days all it seems to qualify for the title is by having two or three musicians from separate groups and so..
Is there anyone out there who has never heard of Blue Öyster Cult? Good, I thought not! I always considered them to be one of the very few American serious contenders to the British heavy rock bands of the '70s and they truly deserve to be the heavyweights in the rock world that they are...
Jeff Waters and co. are back with their 17th (wow!) album, less than three years after the great For The Demented. Just a little bit awkwardly titled, Ballistic, Sadistic features Fabio Alessandrini, with everything else (vocals included) performed and recorded by Waters (Mr. Riff) himself. The album picks up just where For The Demented left,..
US guitar legend, VINNIE MOORE, has announced the release of his new album “Soul Shifter” in Europe and UK on February 21th, 2020 via Mind’s Eye Music / Cargo Records UK. The follow up to Vinnie’s critically acclaimed 2015 “Arerial Visions” is Vinnie's 9th solo album and features guest appearances by legendary artists Rudy Sarzo..
So what’s in the name of a band? There’s often a good hint in a band's name of the type of music you can expect to hear. Seeing a band called Shaft of Steel put in my mind a horde of pillaging Vikings. It must therefore be some form of metal, most likely the extreme..
Swedish rockers H.E.A.T. released their new single Come Clean this past Friday (17 January 2020). Come Clean is the third single from the upcoming album H.E.A.T. II which is released on 21st February 2020 via earMUSIC. Check out the lyrice video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kiv3-1Ync2o&feature=youtu.be The first single One By One (released September 27th) gave a first..
TO BE RELEASED ON 10TH APRIL When Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing. Band leader Tuomas Holopainen once said that whenever he creates a new record he has the intention of capturing something rare and unique, a monument and a true..