Van Halen – A Different Kind of Truth Review

Let’s get one thing straight here, this album is about Eddie Van Halen and his guitar playing, should we be surprised? No I don’t think so and after spending various stints in rehab battling alcohol, he finally looks like he’s in the right state of mind to put on a show and that quality shows here on the new album. His guitar playing while at times a little over the top, is pure bliss to any guitar freak out there, and I’m one of those.

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Profusion – Rewotower Review

Profusion, an Italian band whose name is a combination of the words “progressive” and “fusion”, have done some very interesting things with their second release, “Rewotower”, and have delivered an extremely satisfying, sometimes surprising progressive rock album, with more than its share of twists.

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Diamond Eye – Sound of the Guns EP Review

The last tune is the real pinnacle of greatness and I can see the Metallica influences here with “Fade to Black” for instance, well the beginning of the song anyways, hey there’s nothing wrong with comparisons and influences if you set yourself apart and manage to make something that is rocking and actually sounds good. Here the band creates a cool anthem of a tune with it’s leading chorus sounding like a classic Manowar style groove that I can’t deny, a cool metal hymn that deserves to be heard again.

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Axel Rudi Pell – Circle of the Oath Review

Needless to say he has held on to that torch with immense and convincing quest to please his fans. In his long career he has sold over 1.5 million records worldwide, and is still good to have people like these who stick to something they believe in, even throughout the turbulent music business and digital era we live in now.

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