heavy blues rock

The Riven to release new 7" single “Windbreaker / Moving On” on August 28th 2020

Following the success of their self-titled debut album, Swedish retro rockers in The Riven are back with new material. On August 28th, the band will release a 7" double single featuring the songs “Windbreaker” and “Moving On”. The first press of the 7" is limited to 500 copies and is available for pre-order now, here.

Yngwie Malmsteen live in Orlando, Florida 2019

With a career spanning some forty years, Yngwie Malmsteen has shown himself to be a true innovator of his craft. Marrying his obvious and prodigious talent to classical music he has created a neoclassical style that ushered in a wave of guitar shredding like no other. Everyone in attendance tonight would get to witness his brilliance firsthand.

The Black Hands release music video for new single “Grape and the Grain”

The Black Hands release a brand new single and video – “Grape and the Grain” on Fri 03 May 2019, as they prepare for the release of their highly anticipated debut album.
“Grape and the Grain” is taken from their forthcoming debut, “Electric Premier Theatre”, scheduled for release on Fri 17th May 2019 and available for pre-order here.

Yngwie Malmsteen - Blue Lightning

Ahh… Yngwie Malmsteen, the ego driven virtuosic Swede, that could probably have been the greatest guitarist ever, but has managed very much on his own to throw a spanner in that plan and nowadays is reduced to working on his own, singing on his own albums, which suffer as a result and overall, selling himself short of the great player he actually is.

Yngwie Malmsteen releases lyric video for new single “Blue Lightning”

On Friday, March 29th, Yngwie Malmsteen will release “Blue Lightning”. Detail on the release follows below.

Check out the lyric video for the title track below.

Yngwie shares: “I wrote the title track Blue Lightning specifically for this album. The track is very free, everything on it is improvised. I hope you’ll enjoy it”.

Yngwie Malmsteen will release “Blue Lightning” globally on March 29th, 2019 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group.

The Black Hands to release debut album “Electric Premier Theatre” on May 17th 2019

Hot off the back of their chart topping single “Straight & Narrow”, The Black Hands announce details of their debut album, “Electric Premier Theatre”, to be released on Fri 17th May, 2019.

“Straight & Narrow” has spent the weekend vying for top spot in the Amazon Rock Charts and peaked at a #2 just behind Whitesnake’s Shut Up & Kiss Me.
The Black Hands are now delighted to announce details of their long-anticipated debut album.

Yngwie Malmsteen to release new album “Blue Lightning” on March 29th 2019

Yngwie Malmsteen will release “Blue Lightning” globally on March 29th, 2019 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group.

To call Yngwie Malmsteen a “maestro” or “virtuoso” is to state the obvious. But such terms don’t do sufficient justice to either his talent or impact. There are innumerable guitarists who have copied a small part of the vast musical spectrum that defines him, but nobody comes close to achieving what he has over a period of nearly four decades.