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Touchstone | The City Sleeps

December 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Joe Mis Staff Writer The City Sleeps is the third studio release from British progressive rockers Touchstone, and it is an interesting one. Blending elements of progressive rock, modern melodic metal and a touch of gothic moodiness, Touchstone has unleashed ten tracks that show influences of [...]

Radio Dead Ones | AAA

June 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Trevor Portz Staff Writer As Germany is known for generating top-notch bands (Scorpions, Helloween, Falkenbach), it’s not really surprising that one of its more recent creations—Radio Dead Ones—delivers their brand of rock with a punk edge in fine (though unrefined) style. While they may [...]

Pagan’s Mind : Heavenly Ecstasy

March 28, 2011 // 2 Comments

by Franco Cerchiari Staff Writer Norway, long known for the black metal sounds of Immortal, Kampfar, Enslaved, Old Man’s Child and others, also have to give to the fans of the power metal genre, such bands as Age of Silence, Beautiful Sin, the excellent Winds and this, with hints of power, [...]

Chris Lasegue of Jag Panzer

January 26, 2011 // 6 Comments

by Derric Miller Staff Writer Jag Panzer guitarist Chris Lasegue checked in with Hardrock Haven talk about their new studio effort The Scourge of the Light; what it’s like replacing Chris Broderick, who went on to Megadeth; how he incorporates all of his music theory knowledge in Classical, [...]