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John Sykes signs with Golden Robot Records and announces new solo album

Golden Robot Records is very proud to have signed guitar legend and incredible songwriter John Sykes.

John is an English rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who has played with Street-fighter, Tygers Of Pan Tang, John Sloman’s Badlands, Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, and Blue Murder. Sykes co-wrote the majority of the songs on Whitesnake’s 1987 self-titled album with David Coverdale. John is also a successful solo artist releasing five solo and live albums ranging from the critically acclaimed “Nuclear Cowboy” to “Loveland”.

Last Union release lyric video for new single “A Place in Heaven”

Italian progressive metal band, Last Union feat. as guest Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie have released a new lyric video for “A Place in Heaven”.

The track is taken from their debut album “Twelve”, which also features Mike LePond (Symphony X) on bass, Uli Kusch (Helloween, Masterplan) on drums, will be released on December 21st, 2018, through ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. The video can be viewed below.

Ghost live in Florida 2018

For those that don’t know Ghost, the band was formed by Tobias Forge back in 2006 in Linkoping Sweden. As the music they were creating was unlike anything that they had created before, the band decided to take on a more theatrical approach and the Forge adopted the persona of “Papa Emeritus” and dressed in Papal garb, while the rest of band donned black outfits and masks and would be known as Nameless Ghouls.

Powerwolf live in London 2018 along with Amaranthe and Kissin’ Dynamite

The energy and excitement was at fever point before Powerwolf even reached the stage. Kissin’ Dynamite and Amaranthe had already drawn everyone to the stage, singing and dancing along. The lights go down and cheers ring out, with people chanting “Powerwolf, Powerwolf, Powerwolf!” and the cheers become deafening as they finally hit the stage. After the first couple of songs, someone dressed as a monks brings out a thurible, the catholic incense holder, handing it to Attila Dorn.

Monte Pittman live in Florida 2018 along with Sebastian Bach

For those that aren’t familiar with Monte Pittman, he had been in several bands in his home state of Texas then moved to Los Angeles. His rise to fame began when Guy Ritchie then husband to Madonna, yes that Madonna of “Like a Virgin” fame, received a guitar from her as a gift and he went to Pittman for lessons. So, Guy Ritchie returned the favor, bought her a guitar and she too went to Monte Pittman for lessons. She was so impressed with his incredible playing that she made him the guitar player in her band.

JoanovArc “Girls Wanna Rock” single launch show in London 2018

Flowerpot is another great example of women in the Rock industry. I loved Steph’s, lead singer, style; grunge clothes, including ripped tights and undone combat boots, with an adorable cat tail! She also stared in JoanovArc’s new official video-single. And even features in pride of place on the CD cover.