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Read the Vega: Anarchy And Unity Album Review

England's Vega hit the ground running in 2009 with their debut album, Kiss Of Life and, with a constant output of studio albums, have never looked back. Twelve years on, the band has become a notable and ... [ Read More ]

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Second Reign - Gravity Album Review

Second Reign: Gravity

Melodic Metal Rock
4.0/5.0

Arriving from Sweden, Second Reign is a new band, yet founded by veterans of the music business. Created around 2017 Second Reign established a simple ... [ Read More ]

Toxicrose - In For The Kill Album Review

Toxicrose: In For The Kill

Heavy Metal Rock
3.5/5.0

What goes around, comes around. For some bands, coming back around takes a little longer than most. Missing in action for some five years is Sweden's Toxicrose ... [ Read More ]

Yes - The Quest Album Review

Yes: The Quest

Melodic Progressive Rock
5.0/5.0

Seminal and iconic progressive rock band Yes returns with their 22nd studio album, The Quest, in their long established career, now entering their six decade ... [ Read More ]

Brainstorm - Wall Of Skulls Album Review

Brainstorm: Wall Of Skulls

Power Metal
4.0/5.0

Once more we return to southern Germany to revisit with German metal legends Brainstorm. Created better than 30 years ago by guitarists Torsten Ihlenfeld and ... [ Read More ]

James Robledo - Wanted Man Album Review

James Robledo: Wanted Man

Melodic Power Metal Rock
4.0/5.0

How do you know vocalist James Robledo? The Chilean singer, with a solid resume in his native country, appeared with new metal band Sinner's Blood and their ... [ Read More ]

Edge Of Paradise - The Unknown Album Review

Edge Of Paradise: The Unknown

Melodic/Symphonic/Industrial Metal
3.5/5.0

I've followed Edge Of Paradise's career with some interest since their 201l independent debut release, Mask. Several more EPs and long-players have appeared over ... [ Read More ]

Robin Red - 2021 Self-titled Debut Album Review

Robin Red: Robin Red

Melodic Hard Rock/AOR
4.5/5.0

So who is Robin Red? I had to put on my thinking cap and dust off my memory. Robin Ericsson is the vocalist for the Swedish rock band Degreed which has five albums ... [ Read More ]

Seven Spires - Gods Of Debauchery Album Review

Seven Spires: Gods Of Debauchery

Melodic/Symphonic/Death Metal
3.5/5.0

Frankly, the album cover to Seven Spires new and third album, Gods Of Debauchery threw me a curve ball. First, is this the same band? Second, is this album some ... [ Read More ]

Between Worlds Featuring Ronny Munroe Album Review

Between Worlds: Featuring Ronny Munroe

Melodic/Heavy/Power Metal
4.0/5.0

Between Worlds, a new project from Frontiers Music, reintroduces us to veteran metal vocalist, Ronny Munroe. It's not that the American singer has been ... [ Read More ]

Inglorious - Heroine Album Review

Inglorious: Heroine (Covers Album)

Melodic Heavy Rock
No Score

Apparently, in the midst of a global pandemic, many of us have had extra time to kill, including UK heavy rockers Inglorious. Yes, the just released their fourth studio album ... [ Read More ]


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Read the Neal Morse: Sola Gratia Album Review

Multi-instrumentalist, prolific composer, and pastor Neal Morse returns with a new solo album, Sola Gratia (latin: grace alone). Much like Sola Scriptura, a concept album about the life of Protestant reformer ... [ Read More ]

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Created in the fall of 2006 by Craig Hartranft, Dangerdog Music Reviews is an international music review blog, offering reviews of melodic heavy metal and hard rock, progressive metal, progressive rock, AOR and their various sub-genres. The key word is melodic. If you're interested in hardcore or extreme metal, you've come to the wrong place. Pictured above with Craig, Lily the Little Black Dangerdog. RIP 17.07.2020 You were loved. Be at peace, Lily.

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