Given the name of the band and the album title I was all prepared for a bit of power metal but, oh boy, was I surprised. The actual album cover is the first hint that this was not what I expected and when the first track kicked in with an up-tempo new wave-ish indie rocker..
ROSE TATTOO has always been a major player in Australian rock, and has been at the helm of the music scene for decades, reaching a cult status here and overseas. Blood Brothers is a rock ‘n’ roll album that mixes traditional and modern styles and is a tribute to previous band members no longer with us...
The Vendettas is a rock and roll band from Melbourne, Australia with this latest album, quite obviously, being the third to date in the band's 10 year history. They are a group new to me but they have that typical raw energy that all Australian outfits seem to have. The band appears to have one..
HOOKERS & BLOW originally formed in 2003 as an excuse to drink for free in Hollywood by long-time GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed and QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi. In that time, the band have developed a legendary status on the famed Hollywood Strip, with some of the biggest names in rock joining them on..
WILDSTREET release their new album III on June 25 on digital, CD, and vinyl, out through Golden Robot Records. New York City's Wildstreet will release III their highly anticipated third release on June 25, 2021 via Golden Robot Records. Recorded in NYC 2018/2019 'III' was produced by Kyle Paas, mixed by Jon Kaplan (Paul McCartney, Jonas Brothers) and mastered..
LAST TEMPTATION returns with a brand new single and video in I Don’t Wanna Be Your God. After releasing their self-titled debut album in 2019, LAST TEMPTATION recently announced that they had signed with Crusader Records, with a brand-new album in the works! I Don’t Wanna Be Your God is now available on all digital streaming platforms. LAST TEMPTATION delivers a riff drenched 80s hard rock..
You may or may not know the name of Gilby Clarke but he is another of those indispensable musicians who work furiously away in the background to ensure the music making machine keeps churning out records for the public to buy and enjoy. From America, he is a singer, songwriter and record producer but may..
Beastwood is an American rock band that merges a very heavy stoner sound with a muddy grunge underscore to give a somewhat down tuned, maniacal, riff heavy and intense sound that sweeps all before it. They play with a swagger and something of a southern boogie strut although their home base in Casper, Texas is..
VHF is the band featuring guitar virtuoso Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake, Night Ranger, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Cher, Rock of Ages Broadway) on guitar, the fretless monster, Tony Franklin (The Firm, Blue Murder, Kenny Wayne Shepherd) on bass, and 4 x published author, master of the groove, Todd “Vinny” Vinciguerra on drums. The band recently signed to Golden Robot Records, and they are set to re-release their 2014 album Very High Frequency digitally and..
The latest band to tap into the Manchester sound is Callow Youth, an indie band with a big sound, lot's of attitude and the chops to back it all up. Initial plays reveal a sort of Buzzcocks meets the Only Ones superior indie rock delivered with consummate ease and a real passion for the vibe...