It is very appropriate that two of Italy's leading progressive metal bands should release their latest albums in the same month which means that we have a feast of rock to revel in as DGM join Secret Sphere in putting out another hard rock masterpiece. DGM came together in 1994 and I actually spent my..
Secret Sphere is a quite outstanding Italian rock band that has successfully fused symphonic and progressive metal with a hint of pomp rock to become probably one of the best bands you have never heard of or maybe only just have a passing acquaintance with. In truth, I simply cannot understand why they have not..
...the quality of Blue Öyster Cult’s music remains undimmed after all these years and this package really is a perfect anniversary celebration, or I should say: the first of three perfect anniversary celebrations. Blue Öyster Cult fans have a lot to enjoy here and a lot to look forward to! Blue Öyster Cult have produced..
Vitalines is another new project on the Frontiers label which has been put together by US vocalist Robbie LaBlanc (Blanc Faces, Find Me, T3nors) and the Swedish musician and songwriter Tommy Denander. LaBlanc is a phenomenal melodic rock vocalist with a powerful yet golden voice and Denander has worked with and written songs for many..
Kings Crown is a new melodic hard rock band put together by a talented team of Swedish musicians with the aim of creating an old-school rock album built on the solid platform laid down back in the '70s by the imperious Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Rainbow and Bad Company. If your tastes in music look backwards..
Swedish AOR outfit Grand have announced that their second album, the appropriately entitled Second To None, will be released on 19th January 2024 via Frontiers. A first single and video from it for the song Crash And Burn are available now. A beacon of excellence even in the ultra-vibrant scene of their home territory, the..
Fans of the band who have waited a long time for this release will surely be happy to reconnect to the Care Of Night sound, but the quality of the album means that there should be plenty of new fans connecting too. Momentum can mean a lot in music and sadly the Swedish unit Care..
Feel The Heat is the fourth album by the Nottingham melodic rock band Nitrate which was formed in 2015 by guitarist and keyboard player Nick Hogg (although he seems to concentrate on bass these days) with the remit to supply superior and hard punching melodic rock with the style and glitz of Def Leppard, the..
New Jersey symphonic metal outfit Everdawn have signed to Frontiers and will release a new album entitled Venera on 8th December. A first single and lyric video from it for the song Cassiopeia are available now. "It's fascinating to think about the fine line between confidence and arrogance and who it is that gets to..
Highly touted Indian hard rockers Fifth Note are a recent signing to Frontiers and will release their debut album, Here We Are, on 8th December. A first single and video from it for the song Always Love You are available now. Based in the city of Kohima, the capital of the north-eastern state of Nagaland,..