Album Reviews

Snakecharmer – Snakecharmer Review

Considering how much the bar has been raised over the last couple of years on the bluesier side of AOR with bands like the Glenn Hughes’ led BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION blasting down venues and some of the more recent studio by groups like TEN….I have high expectations for anyone trying to one-up classic records like Slip Of The Tongue (WHITENSNAKE) or Double Vision (FOREIGNER).

Interviews

Interview With Order Of Voices

On the morning after our first gig in Holland, I took us on a fairly long van journey on the wrong side of the road, it wasn’t until a car coming the other way around a round-about swerved around me that I realised we weren’t in England any more! We were all pretty ‘tired’ after the previous gig!..

Interviews

Interview with Michael Larsson (Coldspell) (Guitar)

“I been trying it all but since some years back I realized that Les paul is my kind of thing. Live I use Gibson and ESP les paul at the moment and in the studio it was the same, did the rythm git with the Esp Eclipse and solos with Gibson Les Paul. Did the rhythm git with the Peavey 5150 and solos with Engl Savage”

Album Reviews

Whitesnake – Forevermore

Here it is folks…. The best album of 2011 winner is FOREVERMORE by WHITESNAKE!! “What?” I hear you saying… “But it’s only March, how can he do that?” Well, I guess there’s a possibility of a better album coming along some time this year but man it seems unlikely so for now just stick with me…

Album Reviews

Vivid Circus – Promo

While the band call themselves a hard rock outfit, which to so extent I agree with, they also have a strong leaning toward Dream Theater style progressive metal and even a bit of a NWOBHM influence here and there. This makes for a very interesting concoction, and one that is quite hard to place into a genre…

Album Reviews

Melidian – Lost In The Wild Re-Issue

They released 1 major label release entitled ‘Lost in the wild’ on CBS, but around 1989 it became harder and harder for a new band to breakthrough, although even in 1990 a lot of bands were still successful in the Hair Metal genre. However, like mentioned in the first sentence of this review, there were too many new major label releases…