Saeko – Holy Are We Alone (Pride & Joy Music)

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..

Book Of Numbers – Magick (Pride & Joy Music)

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..

Mentalist – A Journey Into The Unknown (Pride & Joy Music)

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..

Constancia – Brave New World (Pride & Joy Music)

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 – Heroes (Pride & Joy Music)

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 – Primordium (Pride & Joy Music)

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 – Eternal White (Pride & Joy Music)

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..