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by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist – Revolution is the debut release from Spanish rockers Xtasy. The band began as a studio project consisting of vocalist Silvia and guitarist Jorge in 2011, and the pair recorded a number of tracks over the next 2 years with a bunch of guest musicians. [...]
by Ron Higgins – Columnist – A Stan Bush record is like an episode of “Modern Family”— you can always count on it being good. The Ultimate, his twelfth studio album in over 30 years, is no exception. And to be clear, it’s not a greatest hits record but it’s certainly filled [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor – There are entirely too many bands whom writers and critics call underrated. The only time all of them are right is when they use “underrated” and “Lillian Axe” in the same sentence. The album Love and War should be on everyone’s “if [...]
by Derric Miller — Managing Editor – One of the nicest guys you’ll probably never meet, Marco Ferreira, has just released his fifth studio release with his band Ferreira, and there has to be a story somewhere why on the album art there’s the number “5” but the album is titled [...]
by Jenn Carbaugh – Columnist – Swedish rockers, House of Shakira will release their album Pay to Play on Sept. 23 on CD. On Oct. 7 the album will be available through digital outlets. This is the second album with lead singer Andreas Novak. It is supposed to be their best album by far, [...]
by Mark Allen – Senior Columnist – If melodic hard rock is your religion, then you’ll want to make Faith Circus part of your creed. Hot damn if some of the songs on this new album aren’t good enough to put you on your knees thanking God, Jesus, or your deity of choice. Granted, the [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor – Spain’s Guru is the latest release from MelodicRock Records, first known as a website keeping the spirit of melodic Hard Rock and Heavy Metal alive, and now injecting its own passion for music to the masses via new artists. It’s hard to argue [...]