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Jono band pic
Submitted by thanos on Sun, 12/31/2017 - 22:52 / Interviews - Comments


Hi Nicka, Johan and Stephan – it’s good to talk with you again about your new album “Life”. It’s really one of the top symphonic prog rock albums of 2017.   Nicka: Thank you so much. Really appreciated!     Hence, what has changed since “Silence” and what are the new elements that you introduce with...
Jono Life
Submitted by rockavlon on Thu, 12/28/2017 - 01:09 / Reviews - Comments

Jono - Life

Swedes Jono are a band built around the talents of one Johan Norrby, who initially wanted to do a solo project (hence their name – the first two letters of his name and surname), but eventually they turned into a full time band. The easiest way to describe them is Sparks meets Queen. They are idiosyncratic, like the former and eclectic and bold with their...
Frank Bornemann - Eloy pic
Submitted by thanos on Mon, 12/25/2017 - 18:15 / Interviews - Comments


Hi Frank, it’s an honor to have you on Grande Rock. First of all, congrats on your new album, “The Vision the Sword and the Pyre”… it’s exceptional on the whole.   F: Thank you very much for your appreciation.     Well, it’s been about 8 years since the band’s previous studio album. What happened all...
Melted Space Darkening Light cover
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:44 / News - Comments

Melted Space to release new studio album “Darkening Light” on February 16th 2018

As Sensory Records prepares for the February release of “Darkening Light”, the latest full-length opus by French metal opera collective, Melted Space, the album’s track listing and cover art has been posted. Melted Space’s “Darkening Light” features very immersive artwork, perfectly reflecting the atmosphere of this new opus,...
Wobbler From Silence to Somewhere cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:55 / Reviews - Comments

Wobbler - From Silence to Somewhere

Wobbler is a Norweigian band that’s been around for quite a while. Being picked up by Karisma, they now do get some serious distribution and advertising and as a result, they are heralded now, as the best thing since sliced bread. Truth be spoken, they are not bad; if your cup of tea is the super proggy era of Yes, (while ELP and King Crimson also could be...
That Joe Payne I Need a Change single cover
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:32 / News - Comments

That Joe Payne to release debut solo single “I Need a Change” on March 2nd 2018

That Joe Payne has set to release his debut solo single “I Need a Change” on March 2nd, 2018. “I Need a Change” is the first of many compositions to feature on a forthcoming album, influenced entirely by the artist’s journey through depression and anxiety following a mental breakdown in 2016. The B Side track, “Moonlit Love...
Rausch Book II cover
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 11/27/2017 - 23:41 / News - Comments

Rausch to release new studio album “Book II” on February 2nd 2018

Rausch, adventurous piano-driven rock outfit from Philadelphia, PA, will release their long-awaited sophomore studio effort “Book II” on February 2nd, 2018. The record - mixed by Rich Mouser (Chris Cornell, Dream Theater, Weezer), with additional production by David Ivory (The Roots, Halestorm) - comprises 9 diverse-yet-cohesive tracks, ranging from...
King Crimson pic
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 11/27/2017 - 20:52 / News - Comments

King Crimson announces Summer & Fall 2018 European & UK Tour

King Crimson has announced the “Uncertain Times” European tour for 2018. The ensemble will visit Poland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Italy, France and UK. Pre-sale VIP tickets will go on sale on 23rd November here, where fans can also find recordings and photographs of recent shows. General tickets will go on...
Steve Hackett Wuthering Nights DVD cover
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:46 / News - Comments

Steve Hackett to release “Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham” on January 26th 2018

On January 26th, 2018, InsideOut Music will release “Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham”, the new live release from guitar legend Steve Hackett. “Wuthering Nights” was filmed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall during Hackett’s recent, critically-acclaimed Genesis Revisited & Classic Hackett tour. Available as Special Edition 2DVD...
Eloy - The Vision, The Sword and The Pyre: Part 1
Submitted by rockavlon on Sat, 10/21/2017 - 23:43 / Reviews - Comments

Eloy - The Vision, the Sword and the Pyre

Let’s start this review by saying that a band like Eloy, a band that has been around since 1969 (experiencing brief hiatuses), that has released some 20+ albums, a historical as much as legendary band that has released milestone albums in its genre, is not going to be judged poorly because of its last album, their place in history is already cemented...