Post Tagged with: "melodic rock"

Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 19:24 / in News - Comments

Magnum to release “Escape From the Shadow Garden - Live 2014” on May 11th 2015

British melodic rock icons Magnum are releasing a new live album which was recorded at selected venues from their successful “Escape From the Shadow Garden” European tour in the spring of 2014. The set list comprises songs chosen  from 7 of their 18 studio albums, the band have produced this album so that fans can fully appreciate the songs penned...
Submitted by rockavlon on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:02 / in Reviews - Comments

Black Star Riders - The Killer Instinct

Black Star Riders, the renamed, Lynottless, Thin Lizzy offshoot, that decided not to use the said name out of respect to the memory of Philo, released a rather cool, Lizzy-esque, debut a couple of years ago, that didn’t completely convince, but on the other hand didn’t sound like a “sacrilege”... going through bassists and replacing Marco...
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 01:45 / in Reviews - Comments

Uli Jon Roth - Scorpions Revisited

Uli Jon Roth, the legendary guitarist, who in the 70s was an integral part of the Scorpions, has always been more or less, first and foremost an artist and secondly a guitarist, (actually one of the greatest) so those who just recognize his “Scorpions” legacy but are unaware of the solo work he did and I would imagine, would be a great majority of...
Submitted by rockavlon on Sun, 03/01/2015 - 01:45 / in Reviews - Comments

Eclipse - Armageddonize

Eclipse, are a Stockholm-based band that has released so far four melodic rock albums and is now on the brink of releasing their fifth.“Armageddonize” the album in question, is being released on the heel of a couple of very strong albums that the band released previously and an equally strong album, which the band’s main songwriter and singer Erik...
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 22:28 / in News - Comments

The Gentle Storm releases video for “Heart of Amsterdam”

Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, Star One, Guilt Machine) & Anneke van Giersbergen (The Gathering, Devin Townsend Project) are set to release the debut album “The Diary” from their new band The Gentle Storm on March 23rd 2015, and following on from the release of the track “Endless Sea”, they are pleased to launch the video for the track “...
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 20:17 / in News - Comments

Lynn Allen to release “Streetlight” on March 20th 2015

Lynn Allen returns with new album “Streetlight” which will be released via AOR Boulevard Records on March 20th 2015. Billy Pfeiffer never deviates from the classic Lynn Allen sound on this but has somehow produced his most consistent and accomplished work yet. Quite simply this is excellent. Billy is such a cool guy and sings with such a laid back...
Submitted by thanos on Thu, 02/26/2015 - 01:54 / in Reviews - Comments

Saints Trade - Robbed in Paradise

Saints Trade is a newcomer from Bologna, Italy which was formed in 2009. After several line-up changes and a few live shows on their homeland, the guys released their first mini-album “A Matter of Dreams” in 2012. Three years later the guys return with their debut full-length release entitled “Robbed in Paradise”. As the band claims the...
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/25/2015 - 22:23 / in News - Comments

Reach to release “Reach Out to Rock” on March 4th 2015

Swedish hard rockers Reach will release their debut album, “Reach Out to Rock”, on March 4th, 2015 via Sun Hill Production/Cargo Records. The album was mixed by sound maestro Pontus Norgren from Hammerfall and Poodles. Recorded & produced by Erik Modin & Johannes Hennoks. Artwork design by Morgan Hassel. In March 2015 the band will join Gus G...
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:12 / in News - Comments

Whitesnake to release “The Purple Album” on May 15th 2015

Rock icons Whitesnake are set to return with their 12th studio album this spring. “The Purple Album” will be released in Europe on May 15th, the UK on May 18th and in North America on May 19th via Frontiers Music SRL. “The Purple Album” is a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale’s time as the lead singer for Deep Purple...
Submitted by rockavlon on Wed, 02/25/2015 - 01:42 / in Reviews - Comments

Scorpions - Return to Forever

This year marks a big anniversary for the Scorpions. Sometime this year the German rockers will have been around in one form of the other for the better part of fifty years. Half a century, ladies and gentlemen! That’s no small feat... and it goes to show how swiftly time flies and how, much it counts to live for the moment! (Yet on the other hand have some...