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Read the Memoria Avenue 2021 Debut Album Review

While their history is somewhat sketchy, we know the following. Arriving from Norway, Memoria Avenue is the creation of guitarist Tor Talle (Northern Light) and vocalist Jan Le'Brandt. Both fellows have been in the ... [ Read More ]

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Groundbreaker - Soul To Soul (Steve Overland) Album Review

Groundbreaker: Soul To Soul

AOR Melodic Hard Rock

Songwriter, musician, and vocalist Steve Overland has been an ubiquitous and prolific presence in the field of AOR melodic rock for more than 40 years. Across ... [ Read More ]

Insania - V (Praeparatus Supervivet) Album Review

Insania: V (Praeparatus Supervivet)

Power Metal

Quite the fan of power metal, NorthTale is the creation of Brazilian-American guitarist Bill Hudson. The versatile musician has extensive experience within the ... [ Read More ]

NorthTale - Eternal Flame Album Review

NorthTale: Eternal Flame

Melodic/Heavy/Power Metal

V (Praeparatus Supervivet) marks the long-awaited return of Sweden's Insania, a band with a history that dates to 1992. The band has been absent from ... [ Read More ]

L.A. Guns - Checkered Past Album Review

L.A. Guns: Checkered Past

Melodic Hard Rock

At 30 years past, the days of Eighties classic rock seems a longtime ago, and it is. While there have been many bands from that era that have made resurrections ... [ Read More ]

Heart Line - Back In The Game Album Review

Heart Line: Back In The Game

Melodic Hard Rock/AOR

Formed in 2020,Heart Line is a new band created by French guitarist and producer Yvan Guillevic (YGAS, PYG, United Guitars). The music entrepreneur ... [ Read More ]

Memoria Avenue - 2021 Self-titled Debut Album Review

Memoria Avenue: Memoria Avenue

Melodic Hard Rock/AOR

While their history is somewhat sketchy, we know the following. Arriving from Norway, Memoria Avenue is the creation of guitarist Tor Talle (Northern Light) and vocalist ... [ Read More ]

Crazy Lixx - Street Lethal Album Review

Crazy Lixx: Street Lethal

Melodic Metal Rock

Scandinavia nations, especially Finland and Sweden, have been the producers of classic rock bands since the Eighties and into the new century, despite the genre's ... [ Read More ]

Mad Anthony - Party Heaven Hell Whatever Album Review

Mad Anthony: Party Heaven Hell Whatever!

Classic Eighties Melodic Hard Rock

Eonian Records, famous for their search for and resurrection of obscure classic rock bands, returns with Mad Anthony's Party Heaven Hell Whatever! ... [ Read More ]

Enuff Z'Nuff - Hardrock Nite Album Review

Enuff Z'Nuff: Hardrock Nite

Melodic Hard Rock (Beatles Tribute Album)

American rock band Enuff Z'Nuff returns to revisit their rock roots with their new album, Hardrock Nite. Co-founder of the band Chip Z'Nuff has been unapologetic ... [ Read More ]

Fans Of The Dark - 2021 Self-titled Debut Review

Fans Of The Dark: Fans Of The Dark

Melodic Hard Rock

Fans Of The Dark is the brainchild of Swedish drummer Freddie Allen, who has been working on the project during the COVID pandemic. His intent was to create a ... [ Read More ]

Existance - Wolf Attack Album Review

Existance: Wolf Attack

Traditional Heavy Metal

The last we heard from France's Existance was their second studio album, Breaking The Rock. That's about as much current information that I have. Except, perhaps ... [ Read More ] - New fiction, crime fiction by Craig Hartranft
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Read the Magic Dance: Remnants Album Review

After numerous EPs and two long players, Jon Siejka's Magic Dance project caught the ears of Italy's Frontiers Music, dropping his third studio album, New Eyes, two years ago. Starting largely as an ... [ Read More ]

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