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The Magnificent | The Magnificent

by Justin Gaines Staff Writer One of the most eagerly anticipated melodic rock projects of 2011, The Magnificent is a supergroup put together by vocalist Michael Eriksen (Circus Maximus) and guitarist/producer Torsti Spoof (Leverage). If you’ve heard any Circus Maximus albums, you know that [...]

Beggars & Thieves | We Are the Brokenhearted

by Justin Gaines Staff Writer — After more than a decade-long absence, Las Vegas-based melodic rockers Beggars & Thieves – whose 1990 debut remains one of that era’s most overlooked gems – are back with a new album. The band’s fourth studio album is titled We Are the [...]

Mecca | Undeniable

by Ron & Don Higgins Staff Writer — Undeniable, commonly referred to as Mecca II, is the excellent follow-up to Mecca’s brilliant debut release nine years ago. Calling this album a labor of love is an understatement, as it took six years to complete (songwriting began back in 2005) and [...]

Fergie Frederiksen | Happiness is the Road

by Franco Cerchiari Staff Writer — Dennis “Fergie” Frederiksen, having recently won the battle against a rare form of liver cancer, comes back with his newest contribution, Happiness is the Road. One can assume after having defeated such a battle, happiness would indeed be the road, and [...]

Def Leppard | Mirrorball

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer — Mirrorball is the brand new live album by leading glam metal band Def Leppard, issued by Frontiers Records. Having enjoyed a career that spans over thirty years, the British band has just released its first official live album. Mirrorball is a 2 CD plus DVD [...]

House of Lords | Big Money

by Justin Gaines Staff Writer — Long-running American melodic rock band House of Lords is back with Big Money, their eighth studio album. For the past few releases, House of Lords has essentially been founding vocalist James Christian and a rotating cast of musicians. This time around, the [...]

Work of Art | In Progress

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer — Swedish AOR/melodic rock group Work of Art caused quite a stir in 2008 with the release of their debut album Artwork and has since been regarded as one of most promising newcomer AOR acts. Work of Art is essentially a musical trio featuring lead singer Lars [...]

Issa | The Storm

by Mark Allen Staff Writer Issa, the Norwegian bombshell with a voice as gorgeous as her physical attributes, is back with her sophomore album, and while The Storm is good, it sometimes sounds like the golden-throated goddess is still struggling to find her niche. She doesn’t want to be labeled a [...]

Xorigin | State of the Art

by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer Having such monster bands as Journey, Def Leppard and Whitesnake under one’s roster and yet providing a newcomer act with the opportunity of debuting on the very same label is no small favor. State of the Art is the debut album by Swedish-Norwegian melodic rock [...]

Sebastian Bach | Kicking & Screaming

by Mark Allen Staff Writer Bach is back and he’s still got it, that elusive, spine-chilling “it” that so many singers would sell their spleen and possibly left testicle to possess. A ballsy rock ‘n’ roll bastard, Bach is capable of kicking in your teeth with a raging metal track, punching [...]
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