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Desert Sin | Destination Paradise

December 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Joe Mis Staff Writer – Like an avalanche roaring down from the Alps, Desert Sin’s upcoming album Destination Paradise will have the ground shaking. The Austrian five piece metal band hails from Tyrol in the Alps, and looks poised to make a big impact on the melodic power metal scene [...]

House of Shakira | HOS

December 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Erik Tweedy Staff Writer – After a 5 year hiatus, one of Sweden’s greatest exports, House of Shakira, return to the forefront of the European melodic rock scene. HOS features 13 tracks chock full of pure melodic rock bliss that have made House of Shakira one of the biggest bands in the [...]

One Man’s Trash | History

December 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer – Fresh from the highly acclaimed Kimball-Jamison project album, iconic AOR singer Jimi Jamison debuts for the second time in 2011 with a new project One Man’s Trash. One Man’s Trash is Jamison joining forces with German songwriter/guitarist Fred Zahl, [...]

Journey | Greatest Hits Vol. 2

December 24, 2011 // 1 Comment

by John Kindred Staff Writer – Following up 1988′s release of Journey Greatest Hits is the release of Greatest Hits Vol. 2, 23 years later. The CD contains the singles, album rock hits and album tracks that weren’t included on the first release. The album features 17 songs and hits, [...]

LIVE! | Alice Cooper

December 23, 2011 // 2 Comments

by Chris A. Staff Writer – December 12, 2011 at Taft Theater in Cincinnati, Ohio He’s one of the most recognizable people in the world, a big-time rockstar who inspired the likes of Kiss, Motley Crue and even Ke$ha. He’s been in movies, television shows, commercials and hosts a [...]

Astral Doors | Jerusalem

December 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Swedish heavy metal band Astral Doors have returned with their 6th studio album Jerusalem. Astral Doors play classic heavy metal, not to be confused with the ‘New wave of traditional heavy metal’ trend. It is all about heaviness, precision and impeccable [...]

Elm Street | Barbed Wire Metal

December 23, 2011 // 1 Comment

by Mark Allen Staff Writer Despite hailing from Australia, Elm Street’s sound is deeply rooted in ‘80s NWOBHM and American heavy metal. Not the mousse-and-spandex model, but the denim and leather definition. We’re not talking the pretty boy gloss of Poison or Stryper, we’re talking the [...]

Gunner | Desire

December 23, 2011 // 1 Comment

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Though mainly recognized as a re-issue label amongst melodic rock enthusiasts Retrospect Records has also released a good few albums by contemporary melodic rock artists namely Wild Rose’s Half Past Midnight and lastly Gunner’s Desire. At first glance [...]

Paisty Jenny

December 22, 2011 // 1 Comment

by Derric Miller Staff Writer Paisty Jenny checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about their killer brand new EP Head in a Haze; how they hooked up with producers Michael Beck and Brad Vance; how the new-ish guitarist Stan Liberty entered the fold; the video for “Anything;” how the [...]

LIVE! | Whitesnake in the Netherlands

December 22, 2011 // 1 Comment

by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – December 3rd, 2011, at De MuziekCentrum in Enschede, Netherlands This nights event is not just a normal rock event for Whitesnake’s Forevermore world tour, as the tour already came to the Netherlands some 5 months ago. This night was a sign of respect [...]
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