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by Jenn Carbaugh - Columnist – Robin Beck is full of surprises with her new album Underneath. She allowed for some new writers to submit material to her this time. It was a great decision on her part, because she was “blown away” by what she found. In addition to her, Denander and [...]
by Ron Higgins - Columnist – Legacy of Life is the debut album from drummer J.K. Impera’s self-titled band. Impera is a no-nonsense, no-keyboard, rock band with an impressive pedigree of musicians who have played with a veritable Who’s Who of rock. As would be expected from a group of [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas - Columnist – Those into melodic rock/AOR would probably agree that the past five years have been a very exiting and rewarding period in the life of any fan of the genre; and surprises never cease. Hailing from France, Chasing Violets are the new force in female fronted [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas Staff Writer – Though troubled the music industry may be, it has been well documented throughout the past decade that just about any musical comeback is possible. On this occasion the AOR community is very happy to welcome back ‘80s melodic rock heroine Fiona Flanagan. [...]
by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. Saturday, the early risers could catch Los Angeles Rockers Talon opening up the first full day Firefest. Talon is the brainchild of guitarist Kory Voxen (Voxen) and singer Shawn Pelata. Pelata was not able [...]
by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. The annual Firefest Festival is becoming quite a force to be reckoned with as it is one of the highlights for melodic rock fan these days. The event that has built up its own community, which has been helped [...]