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Phantom 5 | Phantom 5

Phantom 5 | Phantom 5

by Justin Gaines
– Sr. Columnist —

2016 sees the debut of Phantom 5, a bonafide supergroup featuring some of the brightest stars in the German Melodic Rock scene. The band was formed by vocalist Claus Lessmann (until recently the voice of Bonfire) and guitarist/singer/producer Michael Voss (Mad[…]

Treat | Ghost of Graceland

Treat | Ghost of Graceland

by Justin Gaines
– Sr. Columnist —

It was a pretty big deal when legendary Swedish Melodic Rock band Treat returned after a nearly two-decade absence in 2010. That they did so with arguably the strongest album of their career in Coup de Grace was just the icing on the cake. Then they called it […]

Project N-fidelikah | Project N-fidelikah

Project N-fidelikah | Project N-fidelikah

by John Kindred
– Publisher —

If you wanted listen to a diverse mish-mash of rockers, then look no further than Project N-fidelikah. The band, self-described as “Funk Punk ghetto underground,” is built from parts of Fishbone, Dokken/Lynch Mob, Endangered Species and WAR. Fishbone front-man Ange[…]

Steve Vai  | Passion and Warfare/Modern Primitive

Steve Vai | Passion and Warfare/Modern Primitive

by John Kindred
– Publisher —

Steve Vai is known for his time spent working with Frank Zappa, Alcatrazz, David Lee Roth, Whitesnake, Carvin amplifiers and Ibanez guitars. He also is a successful solo artist, an instrumental guitar wizard, producer and record label owner.

As of today, Steve V[…]

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