LEVERAGE -”DeterminUs”

I knew I had seen the name Leverage somewhere, but I couldn't put my finger on where. Some digging at home put an answer to that question. I found a burnt copy of one of their early albums, Tides from 2006. I c...

JIM PETERIK & WORLD STAGE – ”Winds Of Change”

Jim Peterik is one dude that shouldn't need a closer introduction when you think of what he has accomplished during his years as a professional musician that started with The Ides Of March back in 1970, a band ...

FORTUNE – ”II”

Once upon a time, two brothers - let's call them the Fortune brothers for simplicity's sake - decided that it was about time they formed a band. Said and done, brother Mick decided that drums was his thing and ...

ALAN PARSONS – ”The Secret”

Ok. Where shall I start? I must admit that I'm not that well versed in Alan Parsons and all his activities. Thing is, I really don't know squat about the guy other than that I have seen his name in articles and...

HARDLINE – ”Life”

Axel Rudi Pell. Gioeli - Castronovo. A solo album. And now a new record with his own version of Hardline. That's a lot of records in just a couple of years. Add to that, Johnny Gioeli's voice will be heard on a...

THE QUIREBOYS – ”Amazing Disgrace”

To give The Quireboys a bashing because they keep on playing the same style of music album after album is like bashing bands like AC/DC and Iron Maiden because of the same thing. You're very well entitled to do...

LIVE: AVANTASIA – Fryshuset, Arenan

2019-05-02 I love Avantasia. The fact that Tobias Sammet decided to take this spectacle out on the road for the first time some 10 years ago is really cool - and a bit unexpected. I mean, it must cost a fort...

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN – ”Blue Lightning”

At first, I wasn't sure whether I wanted to hear this album at all. See, I used to be a massive fan of this guy, defending him for all I was worth. When people suggested that he played without feel only relying...

THE TREATMENT – ”Power Crazy”

This is The Treatment's fourth album since they started back in 2008 - and with the album comes singer number three. Original singer Matt Jones left the band in 2015 and his replacement Mitchell Emms followed h...

BATTLE BEAST – ”No More Hollywood Endings”

Only a month prior to the release of this record, former Battle Beast guitarist, founder and main-song writer Anton Kabanen released the new album From Hell With Love with his new outfit Beast In Black. It was ...

Burning Rain – ”Face The Music”

  Confession time: When I saw that Burning Rain's new record had landed in my mail-box, I wasn't the least intrigued. Why? Well, this band (project?) have never impressed my the least. The fact that the...

The End Machine – ”The End Machine”

THE END MACHINE ”The End Machine”   Longing for a full-time Dokken reunion, are we? Well, as long as you're not a Japanese resident, then I wouldn't hold my breath for it. It sure looks like t...

L.A. GUNS – ”The Devil You Know”

Strike while the iron is hot! That seems to be Tracii Guns (guitar) and Phil Lewis (vocals) motto ever since they reunited L.A. Guns back in 2016. Well, reunited might be the wrong for the band as the reunion i...