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CETI | Lamiastrata (25th anniversary reissue)

CETI | Lamiastrata (25th anniversary reissue)

by Alexandra Mrozowska
– Sr. Columnist —

In general, the music industry in the early 1990s was dominated by the grunge invasion. Somewhat ironically, in Poland, the same period was marked by the emergence of a considerable number of new Hard Rock acts such as Fatum, Non Iron, Lessdress, IRA, He[…]

Ten | Gothica

Ten | Gothica

by Franco Cerchiari
– Sr. Columnist —

Moodier, darker, and in parts even heavier than past studio albums is Ten’s latest, their 13th, Gothica, released on the Frontiers Records label. A listen shows a mesh of Hard Rock, the Melodic, and AOR, while the smooth, rich almost operatic baritone voi[…]

The Erotics | United We Can't Stand

The Erotics | United We Can’t Stand

by Derric Miller
— Managing Editor —

One of the most curiously under the radar bands who have been creating top notch sleazy punk rock ‘n roll since the 1990s is The Erotics. Like the Ramones, their formula is simple. Unlike the Ramones, they are vicious, biting, caustic, acerbic, surgical, pi[…]

Edge Of Paradise | Alive

Edge Of Paradise | Alive

by Joe Mis
– Sr. Columnist —

American rockers Edge of Paradise have been at it as a unit for six years – and it seems that their perseverance has finally paid off. The band’s dogged determination has landed them a well-deserved deal with Universal, and their new 5-track EP Alive is the first fr[…]

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