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One Less Reason | The Memories Uninvited

One Less Reason | The Memories Uninvited

by Alexandra Mrozowska
– Sr. Columnist —

Even though there must be something in the water indeed as far as talking about the American Southern states and their rich music tradition, the Tennessee-based One Less Reason are far from tapping into the Country or Southern Rock vibe. They also do not[…]

The Third Grade | Deeper, Darker

The Third Grade | Deeper, Darker

by Franco Cerchiari
– Sr. Columnist —

From Valencia, Spain comes The Third Grade and their autonomously released first full-length contribution to the Metal world, Deeper, Darker. This is a follow up to their 2013 EP The Garden of the Whispers which featured the complex, keyboard-heavy instrume[…]

Lanfear | The Code Inherited

Lanfear | The Code Inherited

by Franco Cerchiari
– Sr. Columnist —

Germany’s Lanfear really is one of the good, if not one of the better Power Metal bands around. The music of The Code Inherited, the band’s latest, released on the Pure Legends label, is the follow-up to 2012’s This Harmonic Consonance. With 4 years of si[…]

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[…]

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