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Brother Firetribe | Sunbound

Brother Firetribe | Sunbound

by Franco Cerchiari
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As luck would have it, the arena-filling, Melodic Rock sounds of the ’80s seems to be making a comeback of sorts with bands like Place Vendome, Eclipse, First Signal, House of Lords and Pride of Lions all releasing pleasing on the ears, keyboard heavy, Melo[…]

MindMaze | Resolve

MindMaze | Resolve

by Joe Mis
– Sr. Columnist —

Female-fronted rockers MindMaze have just finished work on Resolve, the band’s third full-length release. Continuing their traditional blend of power, progressive, old school heavy metal, and melodic rock, MindMaze has produced a gem of a concept album that in the b[…]

Greta Van Fleet | Black Smoke Rising

Greta Van Fleet | Black Smoke Rising

by Steve Patrick
– Sr. Columnist —

As the old adage goes, “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” Michigan’s own Greta Van Fleet is the embodiment of that saying. On its debut EP Black Smoke Rising, Greta Van Fleet prove that Rock is not only still alive but has been reborn in this young four-piec[…]

Hammerfall | Built to Last

Hammerfall | Built to Last

by Ron Higgins
– Columnist —

Hammerfall is back with its 10th studio album and it’s a monster. The Swedish juggernaut has been churning out killer Power Metal for 20 years and they’re still going strong. They first appeared back in 1997 with their debut release Glory to the Brave and their l[…]

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