Grim Justice – Justice in the Night (Self-released)

Grim Justice have been rocking hard and heavy since 2010. Inspired by the good old 80's Heavy Metal and 70's Hard Rock legends, Grim Justice's songs tell about the unmerciful justice that everyone gets to know at least once in a lifetime. The talented musicians based in Vienna, Austria add a clear individual note to..

The Riven – Peace and Conflict (The Sign Records)

I have to say from the outset I'm so, so mightily pleased to have come across these guys - this could well be my album of the year! Since the release of their debut self-titled album from 2019, the group has recruited a second guitarist, enabling more dynamic twin guitar arrangements and colourful melodies to..

Hot Breath – Rubbery Lips (The Sign Records)

Hot Breath are another hard-hitting foursome from Gothenburg, Sweden, maintaining the tradition from those parts for steaming Garage Rock / Power Pop. Straight-forward rock'n'roll without too many frills, but with a powerful woman lead singer who reminds me of Girlschool, Ellen Foley, Joan Jett and the Runaways, Pat get the picture! The band is..