The new album, simply entitled ‘XIII’, is the next example of this move. ‘XIII’ comprises of 12 songs, all of them anchored in the fields of melodic rock.
Surprise additions to the set seem to be all the rage and after the inclusion of the two tracks in Dare’s set to keep the fans happy, FM followed suit.
Somehow the band Perfect Plan fell under my radar (hell, wasn’t even on it,) until I saw some friends discuss it on Facebook. It so happened that those talking about had tastes much in line with mine, so I saw it hadn’t been reviewed so I snagged it.
The current line up of the band, one that has now celebrated its tenth anniversary feels like perhaps the most accomplished one to date.
W.E.T.’s Earthrage is a highly anticipated album for the fans of the band and should be a top desire by fans of melodic hard rock.
Usually a bloody great album calls me out of the dark and into the light. This has happened very early this year with Signal Red.
UNEARTHED FROM A VERY PRIVATE COLLECTION, THIS DEMO CONTAINS THE ORIGINAL DEMO TRACKS FOR CBTS FROM 1993
On Indelible Heroes; It turned out it exactly like we’ve wanted it to turn out because we didn’t wanted to write a sappy ballad about..that would have been kind of corny.
There have already been some top-notch albums released this year from some AOR stalwarts, but Newman, especially with Ariel, is as deserving to be mentioned in the same breath as bands like Harem Scarem, Jaded Heart, and Hardline.
Stan Bush may not be a household name, despite the lasting legacy of his song “The Touch” (I’d wager there are a ton of people that know that song the instant it starts yet would struggle to name the man responsible for it,) but he should be.