Month: April 2012

Submitted by newseditor on Apr 30, 2012
Straight off the back of their first triumphant headline UK tour in April 2012, Australian power metal rock trio TRACER return for their second UK headline tour, starting at the Wolverhampton Slade Rooms on Wednesday 26th September.    A 48-hour ticket pre-sale will kick off on Planet Rock on… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
Much to the anticipation of guitar aficionados around the world, on May 4, 2012, one of Sweden's youngest and most talented guitarists, Johan Randén, releases his third solo-album "Summary" on Reingold Records, home to prog superstars the Flower Kings.   "Summary" is a musical journey that… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of PLAYER to the label for the release of a yet untitled new album.   Best remembered for "Baby Come Back", a song which topped the US single charts in 1978, Player original lineup included Peter Beckett (guitarist, lead vocalist), J.C.… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
AFFECTOR, the highly skilled new international progressive rock/metal band consisting of German guitar-player Daniel Fries, Dutch drummer Collin Leijenaar (Neal Morse/Dilemma) as well as the US based bass player Mike LePond (Symphony X) and vocalist Ted Leonard (Spock's Beard/Enchant/Thought… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
Headspace, the band around keyboardist Adam Wakeman (Ozzy Osbourne) - son of the keyboard legend Rick Wakeman (Yes) - singer Damian Wilson (Threshold), bassist Lee Pomeroy (Steve Hackett), guitarist Pete Rinaldi and drummer Richard Brook, will release their debut album "I Am Anonymous" on May… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
On May, 18th, the new SONATA ARCTICA album "Stones Grow Her Name" will be released. The media response is already overwhelming, expect a unique, rocking and progressive jewel.   Read following, what bandleader Tony Kakko says about "I Have A Right":  "I Have A Right" was the very last song… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
Sarah Jezebel Deva and band will soon release a digital EP called "Malediction" features special appearances by Dani Filth from CRADLE OF FILTH and SOILWORK frontman Björn Strid singing a duet with Sarah on "Lies Define Us".   "Working with Sarah Jezebel Deva was a trip. We definitely found… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
Tobias Carlsson (guitar/songwriter) sent us an update about KATANA's new album "Storms of War" to be released in May on Listenable records.   "It was once again recorded, mixed and mastered at Sonic Train Studios by King Diamond guitarist Andy La Rocque.   We were very focused and… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
Is it really already five years ago since Sweden's finest Punk'n'Roll outfit took over our stereos with "Burnout Boulevard"? Apparently it is, but the good news is: the wait is over.   In 2012, on their fifth studio album, THE BONES are back blazing with 15 (17 on the Limited Edition and LP)… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 27, 2012
Brought back to life in 2005 by assembling the scattered unburied remains of 6 Italian punks, 5 STAR GRAVE equals a middle finger straight in the face of any kind of trend or musical compromises.   Their first album entitled "Corpse Breed Syndrome" was released in 2008 and received a great… Read More