December 2017

Jono band pic
Sun, 12/31/2017 - 22:52 - Comments

Jono

Jono are a thoroughly original band that performs a quite original amalgam of artful rock, with prog and pomp and circumstance all taken into account, while they started out as a vehicle for singer Johan Norrby to have a career, they evolved into a full time band. Following glowing reviews by pretty much eveyone – their fourth album “Life” was picked up by Frontiers...
Impure Wilhelmina band pic
Sun, 12/31/2017 - 17:31 - Comments

Impure Wilhelmina

Impure Wilhelmina returned 3 years after “Black Honey” with a renewed line-up & a new album which showcases the new elements on the band’s sound in general. Michael Schindl, songwriter, vocalist and guitarist talked to Grande Rock about the band’s new sound, the line-up changes and their future plans among other things. Also bass-player Sebastien Dutruel has...
Frank Bornemann - Eloy pic
Mon, 12/25/2017 - 18:15 - Comments

Eloy

Eloy is a classic band in Rock, dubbed back in the day as the German Pink Floyd. Through the years guitarist and band leader Frank Bornemann has kept the band going on, with different lineups and a very short hiatus occurring in the mid-80s. Late last Summer, after a few years in the wilderness, the band unveiled the first part of a new concept album that’s been in...
Fÿre band pic
Sat, 12/23/2017 - 18:13 - Comments

Fÿre

Fÿre released a real humdinger of a debut back in August titled “III Ghosts”, which has a very distinctive, catchy sound imbued with appealing, occult-ish undertones. With us today is Matt Stoyanoff, Fÿre’s lead vocalist, who’s agreed to answer a few enlightening questions regarding the band and its music in general...
Cats In Space band pic
Mon, 12/18/2017 - 20:11 - Comments

Cats In Space

Cats In Space, feature members from a variety of UK bands such as Moritz, Statetrooper, The Ian Gillan Band, T’Pau, Arena, CC10 and The Sweet among others and caused quite a sensation with their debut “Too Many Gods”, not so long ago. Following select live performances and without missing a beat, they return with more of the same big harmonies, big vocals and big...
Åge Sten Nilsen pic
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 14:56 - Comments

Åge Sten Nilsen

I had the good fortune of interviewing the artist formerly known as Glam (who probably would still answer to that name) Åge Sten Nielsen (ex-WigWam) on multiple occasions in the past. At present the often flamboyant but always erstwhile and likable rocker is busy with the 10th anniversary and seemingly “final” performances of his Queen tribute show, has released a...
Anthriel band pic
Sat, 12/09/2017 - 21:01 - Comments

Anthriel

Anthriel is a Finnish band that’s been around for more than a decade. Recently the band released its second full-length album “Transcendence”, nearly 7 years after their debut album. Grande Rock had a chat with guitarist & songwriter Timo Niemistö about the new album, the band’s future plans and several other interesting things… read below for more.
Xandria band pic
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 19:14 - Comments

Xandria

Before Xandria’s live show at The Dome in London on November 17th, 2017, Grande Rock’s editor and UK correspondent Melisa had a brief chat with the band’s bass player Steven Wussow about the band’s singer among other things. Check it out below.
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