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Submitted by thanos on Thu, 12/25/2014 - 02:25 / in Reviews - Comments

Empire 21 - Empire 21

Empire 21 is a newcomer which features members from well-known bands such as Narnia, Darkwater & Harmony. Specifically, we have Carl-Johan Grimmark (Grimmark, Narnia, Rob Rock, Planet Alliance, ex-Saviour Machine etc.) on guitars, John Svensson (Harmony) on keys and Tobias Enbert (Harmony, Darkwater) on drums. The band’s line-up ends with Ricard Hulteke...
Submitted by rockavlon on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 20:13 / in Reviews - Comments

Donnie Vie - The White Album

One of the bands that I hardly ever “got” or got into, was Enuff Z’Nuff. These guys did form in the mid-80s but didn’t come into some prominence until later in the game, very much later, when they signed to Atlantic and that was a time when “hair metal” was starting to slowly go into a state of disarray. The fact that a band like...
Submitted by rockavlon on Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:10 / in Interviews - Comments

Age Sten Nilsen’s Ammunition

Hi Åge and thanks for doing this interview.   Å: My Pleasure.   Firstly can you please let us know why Wig Wam called it a day ?   Å: A band is like a football team. You’ll need all the players on the same field, playing the same game with the intention of making your own team win, and to put on the best match possible...
Submitted by newseditor on Sat, 12/20/2014 - 00:34 / in News - Comments

Scorpions - “Return to Forever” on February 20th 2015

Scorpions have set to release their brand new studio album “Return to Forever” on February 20th, 2015! Find all details here. The new studio album celebrating 50th stage anniversary. You can pre-order the album now on iTunes or here and you’ll receive the brand new single “We Built This House” right away! “Actually, we only...
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:42 / in News - Comments

Gov’t Mule & John Scofield to release “Sco-Mule” on January 26th 2015

The second instalment of the Gov’t Mule 20th anniversary celebration has been a long time coming, “Sco-Mule” has been in the pipeline for over a decade and will now see the light of day on January 26th, 2015 on 2CD/Double vinyl. In September 1999 Gov’t Mule was a little over 5 years old and began embracing and exploring personal influences...
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 01:52 / in Reviews - Comments

Khaøs - Risen

Generic and famous by association, were two things that came to my mind when listening to Khaøs’ debut album. Let me explain myself… I have nothing against the band… but while they do seem to have some decent ideas on occasion, they do take forever to get them across, seemingly caught in a one dimensional mid-tempo approach with very...
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 18:47 / in News - Comments

Sergeant Steel taps producer Michael Wagener for the new album

Upper Austrian band Sergeant Steel is going to hit Nashville/Tennessee in February 2015. The sextet is coached by none other than legendary producer/ mixer Michael Wagener (Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Queen, Janet Jackson, Alice Cooper etc.)! They are going to work on the sound of the next album in the native German’s studio. Linz, Austria/ Nashville (...
Submitted by rockavlon on Sun, 12/14/2014 - 15:20 / in Interviews - Comments

Midnight

Firstly tell us of how you came to be involved with Midnight and how this idea of “M2” came about?   L: Actually, Midnight had already promoted “M2: Descending into Madness” and had taken pre-orders as far back as 2006, before the album was ever recorded. I was a casual fan of Midnight since I was 14 but I didn’t know him...
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 20:47 / in News - Comments

The Neal Morse Band to release “The Grand Experiment” on February 16th 2015

The Neal Morse Band recently announced the release of their new album “The Grand Experiment” for the February 16th 2015 as well as a European tour for March 2015. Now they are pleased to reveal the new artwork, plus the full format details. The Grand Experiment will be available as: -2CD & DVD Special edition digipak featuring a bonus disc of...
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 16:55 / in News - Comments

Eclipse to release “Armageddonize” on February 20th 2015

Stockholm-based Hard Rockers Eclipse will release their fifth album “Armageddonize” on February 20th in Europe and February 24th, 2015 in North America via Frontiers Music Srl. Recorded and produced by the band’s main songwriter and singer Erik Mårtensson and lead guitarist Magnus Henriksson, this new release sees the quartet ready to...