Generation Steel is a new band that was formed in 2019 by ex-Dead Man's Hand and ex-Bullet Train guitarist, the absolutely wonderfully named, Jack The Riffer. It's quite strange that this is the first time I have heard the name and I simply cannot believe that it is a name I have never even considered..
Looking back through the annals of recorded rock music, there are quite a number of things which, when put together, manage to complete the phrase 'an unlikely union of...' with some accuracy. Some with more successful results than others. Bing Crosby and David Bowie springs to mind as an example. Aerosmith and Run DMC as..
Remember the old epithet "The Boring Belgians"? It's certainly not the case any more (if it was ever true), either in the football field or in the recording studio! Post-metal trio Pothamus are the latest in a wave of very talented young post-rock bands based in Belgium. They've been together since 2015, releasing some lauded..
Some music is designed to put a smile on your face and the glam/sleaze rock musings of John Diva & The Rockets Of Love is one such band that definitely causes the sun to shine and lets you completely forget your troubles as you are swept away on a bump and grind rock and funk..
A band that definitely needs no introduction is Birmingham's masters of rock, the one and only Magnum, purveyors of quality music since 1972. If you remember, it is now around three years since the band released the compilation album The Valley Of Tears – The Ballads, a record designed to show the quieter and more..
Hackett is easily swept up in the romance of these cities and their vast histories... A dozen years have cruelly stampeded by since Steve Hackett's last full album of acoustic-based compositions (and that last year was the cruelest of all). In that time he has proven himself a tireless stalwart of the rock world with..
Edenbridge is a female-fronted symphonic metal band from Austria that formed in 1998 with a total of ten studio albums behind them so far with The Chronicles Of Eden Part 2 being the band's second compilation following on from their first, The Chronicles Of Eden, which was released in 2007. Always a band of the..
Be The Wolf is a modern day rock band that was formed in 2011 in Turin, Italy with Torino, named after their home city, being their fourth album to date. The group is a three-piece comprising of singer, guitarist and songwriter Federico Mondelli (Frozen Crown, Volturian), bassist Marco Verdone and drummer Paul Canetti. They deliver an eclectic and..
Much to the delight of fans all around the globe, melodic rock supergroup W.E.T. have announced the upcoming release of their fourth album, Retransmission, which will be released on 22nd January 2021 on CD, LP, limited edition colour vinyl and digital formats via Frontiers Music Srl. Core members Jeff Scott Soto, Erik Mårtensson and Robert..
Best known to rock fans as a current guitarist for Whitesnake and Trans-Siberian Orchestra, as well as his work with Night Ranger and the Broadway show Rock Of Ages, US musician Joel Hoekstra returns with a second album from his electrifying solo project, Joel Hoekstra's 13. Joined by an all-star cast of musicians that include..