soft rock

Michael Kratz releases new single “My Guitar”

Hypnotized Records, in collaboration with Art Of Melody Music & Burning Minds Music Group, is glad to announce the digital release of “My Guitar”, new official single by Danish westcoast artist, Michael Kratz. The song represents the first studio collaboration by Michael himself & legendary American axeman Bruce Gaitsch (Richard Marx, Madonna, Peter Cetera, Chicago, Elton John, Joe Cocker, Lionville), who also appears as co-writer of the track together with Cormac Neeson.

Blade Cisco signs with Art Of Melody Music and announces debut album “Edge of the Blade”

Art Of Melody Music & Burning Minds Music Group are proud to announce the signing of Blade Cisco, for the release of their official debut album, “Edge of the Blade”.

Hailing from Italy, Blade Cisco were formed in 2007 after a meeting of a group of friends, sharing the love and common passion for the music of classic AOR/melodic rock acts just like Journey, Foreigner, Night Ranger, Styx, Magnum, Def Leppard and FM.

Sebastian Straw to release debut solo album “Welcome Yesterday” on October 18th 2019

Straddling the fine line between indie rock and Britpop, Sebastian Straw presents his new single “My Friend”, a catchy song that foreshadows the album “Welcome Yesterday”, to be released in mid-October via Seahorse Recordings.

His lyrics are both emotional and serious. “My Friend” tells the story of a  dear and trusted comrade - both humble and  stubborn, vying to face his  difficulties alone, silently declining any help from his friends.

Vinnie Caruana to release new EP “Aging Frontman” on October 4th 2019

Vinnie Caruana has set to release his new EP “Aging Frontman” on October 4th, 2019.

Stream the first single “Better” below.

Pre-order “Aging Frontman” here.

Tracklist:
1. Better
2. Alone
3. Dying in the Living Room
4. I Love You, Please Watch Over Us
5. Providence
6. Tex “The Rock” Johnson

Maryan releases music video for debut single “Like A Dragonfly”

Art Of Melody Music & Burning Minds Music Group are proud to announce the digital release of “Like A Dragonfly”, official debut single of female AOR vocalist, Maryan.

The song, written by Pierpaolo “Zorro” Monti & Davide “Dave Rox” Barbieri (with the support of British novelist Peter Darley in the lyrics department), talks about a sadly widespread problem in today’s society.

Watch the video for “Like A Dragonfly” below.

Redd Kross to release new studio album “Beyond the Door” on August 23rd 2019

On August 23rd, 2019, Merge Records will release the much-anticipated Redd Kross LP “Beyond the Door”.

Today, Redd Kross share “Beyond the Door” release details as well the title track which is available on all streaming platforms.

Listen to & share “Beyond the Door” below.

Fortune - II

Fortune… a band that’s been a going concern since before I was born in the tail end of the seventies and a band that with its “definite” lineup would be responsible for one of the best, if not the best AOR/Melodic Rock albums of all time with their eponymous 1985 effort.
 
Now, knowing how good that album is, it’s almost impossible to top it, but I half expected the band to come close to how good they were. Obviously more than 30 years have passed since then but time, what is time?! Really…