Ronnie Romero is certainly one of the busiest singers these days. He was a part of the recent Michael Schenker Group album, released a solo record, and not forget Lords Of Black, the band that was both a start and a springboard for Romero.
dig cover albums, especially when they’re done well and they’re not the same songs everyone else covers. It’s easy for the performer to record these types of albums as they’re probably tunes they’ve loved all their lives, and they’ll probably start their careers singing in their early lives in cover bands. It gives them a chance to take it easy for a bit. You don’t have to buy it, and I would imagine the artist isn’t necessarily banking their career on it.
‘Shout’ is a thumping, call to action, epic of a track, which is sure to be a crowd pleaser when the guys tour later this year. Whilst ‘Shitstorm’ has that kind of intro that you know is going to build to a kick ass tune and it does not disappoint.
After a 35 year hiatus, Vandenberg are back with new members and a new studio CD, Vandenberg 2020, due out May 29th via Mascot Records.
America was so excited to have them come over, then they left my picture out. I had a contract with them as the sixth-member for the album……, breach of contract. So, by leaving my name– my face out, Rudolf was able to fabricate an appearance over there as if nobody is missing.
If the third album is a decisive factor for a band’s career I must conclude that we will hear much more of Lords Of Black over the coming years.
I caught up with Tony and Ronnie to get their thoughts on the new album, their tour and upcoming plans for 2017.
For those who’ve been following Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow project, it would come as no surprise that when Ronnie opened his mouth to sing the first song
Ritchie, as master, conducts the happenings in a quiet way and radiates something inviolable – showing here some of the most timely Rock music ever made