I pretty much wear my heart on my sleeve when it comes to music and love most genres with progressive rock, metal and jazz being my go to sounds. Get me on about Judas Priest and I am in my happy place and anything Priest or Priest derived will have me in raptures of delight...
Saeko is the Japanese singer Saeko Kitamae who moved to Germany in 2003 to begin a career as a heavy rock vocalist and released two albums under the Saeko name with very able support from the likes of Lars Ratz and Michael Ehré (Metalium) and Sven Lüdke (Mob Rules). She achieved some success and no..
Books Of Numbers is a relatively new hard rock band from Phoenix in the United States which was put together by vocalist Kevin Schuhmacher, guitarist Brent Barker and bassist Dennis Hayes (ex-Iced Earth in June 2019 with Magick being the band's most impressive debut release. The publicity states them to be a power doom metal..
The hard melodic rock band Mentalist was formed in 2018 in Saarbrücken, Germany with A Journey Into The Unknown being the band's second album following on rapidly from the well received Freedom Of Speech which came out in 2020. The debut showed an exceptional band with a flair for songwriting and an aggressive power metal style..
I have this constant worry that somewhere in Sweden there is a guy with a beer in his hand sat in a lonely bar just wondering why he is the only man in that country not in a rock band! For a nation with around 10 million inhabitants Sweden has certainly punched above its weight..
The Swedish hard but melodic rock band Constancia began life in 2007 with Brave New World being the third album to date and a superior and thoroughly enjoyable hard rock album it is too. It was put together by Mikael Rosengren formerly the keyboard player with the bands Scudiero and Token and he soon brought in..
Season Of Dreams is a relatively new band that was formed by the French multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Jean-Michel Volz with the Swedish vocalist Johannes Nyberg and they released the debut album, My Shelter in 2020 so have followed it up very rapidly with the second release. Volz is the guitarist with the French heavy rock..
Angelwings initially formed in 2013 as a Nightwish covers band but shortly afterwards began writing their own material whilst still retaining that operatic/symphonic/Gothic flavour favoured by Nightwish and the many bands that have since followed their template. What does make Angelwings stand out is that they are from Gibraltar and, according to the publicity, are..
Nergard is a project that the Norwegian musician Andreas Nergård began in 2010 with the aim for it to be a studio based vehicle fronted by guest musicians from around the world. There have been two albums so far with Memorial For A Wish in 2013 and A Bit Closer To Heaven in 2015 which was..
My Refuge is a hard rock/power metal band from Italy which was formed in Milan in 2010 by guitarist Mauro Paietta, a man with a definite plan and an artist who more than prepared to chop and change the line-up to get what he wants. The band released their first EP in 2010 and it..