Hot off the Press

November 2012

by Marija Brettle – Columnist – November 27, 2012 at Rock City in Nottingham, UK – Eight o’clock sharp, the band enter the stage in a shroud of darkness. They erupt from the backing track into the rocking but soulful ‘Riches To Rags’ and ‘Not Supposed To Sing The [...]
by Mark Allen – Senior Columnist – Norwegian melodic rock princess Issa Oversveen returns with her third album in as many years. This time she’s hopping on the covers album bandwagon and while that bandwagon is as overdone as a kielbasa left on the grill for too long, Issa’s [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist – Lebanon and heavy metal – an unlikely pairing perhaps, but Ostura is doing their best to put the Lebanese metal scene on the world-wide map with their debut release Ashes of the Reborn. Ostura (meaning “legend” in Arabic) was founded in 2009 by [...]
by Trevor Portz – Columnist – In their 20+ years as a band, Finnish rockers The 69 Eyes have shifted from leather-clad, sleazy glam rock to leather-clad, dark Gothic rock. OK, maybe that isn’t a giant leap, but the change did secure their place as a noteworthy entity, rather than just [...]
by Justin Gaines – News Editor / Senior Columnist – Valhalla. Now that’s a very metal band name. And look at that cover art! You just know you’re going to get some epic Viking metal on this CD, or at the very least some blazing power metal. You know, swords and axes and glorious [...]
A Celebration Of The Band’s Approaching 50th Anniversary in 2013 New York, NY (November 28, 2012)—An integral part of the 60’s British Blues Boom, legendary rock pioneers The Yardbirds took standard 12-bar blues, doubled the tempo, kicked up the amps, and carved out the mold for modern [...]
The renowned guitarist and founder of hard rock band BURNING KINGDOM, M. Seoane, announce new line up and new album in 2013. After their two successful albums called “Livin’ Now” in 2009 and “Down to the Road” in 2011, both edited by EMI Music, the band will go back into the studio in [...]
by Jonna Ambur – Photojournalist – NOVEMBER 23, 2012, OAKDALE THEATER, WALLINGFORD, CT – Celebrating their first performance in Connecticut, Sylosis, hailing from England, took the stage about 10 minutes earlier than the ticket showtime stated. A disappointment to the fans who [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Photojournalist – November 17, 2012 at Den Atelier in Luxemburg – Steve Vai and company trek across Europe making a stop in at Den Atelier in Luxemburg. Steve Vai Concert Photo Gallery [...]
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