Greg X | Dream

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Dream is the brand new debut album by UK-based hot-shot guitarist Greg X. Within the music industry, Greg is quick to position himself as is an independent artist, though producing an album of major-label proportions. It has to be clear that Dream is not an [...]

Alyson Avenue | Changes

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Alyson Avenue is the female fronted Swedish melodic hard rock/AOR band formed during the late ’90s, which arguably contributed to the resurgence of melodic rock/AOR in the new millennium. Alyson Avenue put out two albums; Presence of Mind in 2000 and Omega in [...]

Wild Rose | Half Past Midnight

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Half Past Midnight is the brand new, debut album by Greek-based AOR/melodic rock band Wild Rose issued by Retrospect records. A part of the Greek underground scene since the mid ‘00s, Wild Rose take the valiant step of an international album release in September. [...]

Pop Evil | War of Angels

by Chris A. Staff Writer High-energy, great hooks, loud guitars all wrapped up with a confident attitude is an accurate description of Pop Evil, a quintet of vintage rock/metal inspired fans who formed a band in the boonies of the American mid-west. Released in July, 2011, their new album, War of [...]

Beautiful Beast | Adult Oriented Candy

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Adult Oriented Candy marks the return of hair metal revivalist and all-‘80s fanatic Julian Angel. Adult Oriented Candy is the second album by the glamorous mastermind, this time emerging under the band/project name Beautiful Beast. Angel has thoroughly [...]

Lionville | Lionville

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Lionville is the AOR project of Italian singer/guitarist Stefano Lionetti issued by Avenue of Allies. Lionville, an Italian AOR super-group at its own right, features musicians with far superior CVs than that of their founder; beyond Lionetti. Lionville features [...]

Outloud | Love Catastrophe

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Two years past their 2009 debut, Outloud release their second album Love Catastrophe. Outloud, the Greek-American melodic hard rock outfit features up and coming singer Chandler Mogel alongside key player/guitarist Bob Katsionis, drummer Mark Cross, rhythm [...]

If Only | No Bed of Roses

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Having released the debut album of British AOR group Moritz, the band put together by AOR-visionary Greg Hart, Avenue of Allies records currently markets No Bed of Roses by If Only an album of Hart’s back-catalog. Hart, a guitar hero in his own right had put [...]
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