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CATS IN SPACE – Atlantis (Album Review)

Return UK rockers Cats in Space return with their inimitable variety of pomp, glam, melody and outstanding musicianship. Atlantis provides all those elements in spades, along with the expected lyrics reflecting the society in which we live today. One enforced change to the line-up comes in the form of new vocalist Damien Edwards. Edwards had […]

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WITCHWOOD – Before The Winter (Album Review)

Background: Witchwood are an Italian progressive rock band that incorporates a number of styles including hard rock, psychedelic and folk. They float between the music and sound of Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Blue Oyster Cult mixed with say Jethro Tull and Fairport Convention. The band formed in 2014 from the ashes of another band (unbelievably) […]

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COMMUNIC – Hiding From The World (Album Review)

Some History: Communic are a three-piece band formed in Norway back in 2003. The band comprising of Oddleif Stensland (vocals/guitars), Erik Mortensen (bass) and Tor Atle Andersen (drums) have recorded 5 albums previously and are now about to release their sixth called Hiding From The World (out Friday 20 November on AFM Records). It is […]

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SOLE SYNDICATE – Last Days of Eden (Album Review)

For a country that has a population of around 10 million people Sweden consistently produces some of the best metal bands. Whether it’s sleaze, power metal, melodic metal or just plain hard n heavy rock they just keep coming. Sole Syndicate fit right in with their melodic metal sound. The band was formed in 2015 […]

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SINNER’S BLOOD – The Mirror Star (Album Review)

Ok, I have to admit I am entirely ignorant of Chilean metal. I know, myopic American, right? But if Sinner’s Blood is any indication of the quality of the scene, then it’s time for a trip to South America (after the vaccine of course). Sinner’s Blood features Nasso, the primary songwriter and attributed to guitar, […]

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MAMMOTH WVH – Distance (Single Review)

“Distance” is the first single by Mammoth WVH, the solo project from Wolfgang Van Halen. Wolfgang did not intend this song to be the first single off his upcoming album. However, it’s a song he wrote about his father. More specifically he wrote it as a way to come to terms with Edward Van Halen’s […]

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AC/DC – Power Up (Album Review)

Deception Rock titans AC/DC are the masters of deception, or more accurately allowing the rest of the world to deceive itself. They allow you to look for clues on what is going on while preparing to do something completely unexpected. “Brian has been booted out” we were led to believe. “Axl has joined the band” […]

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PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS – We’re The Bastards (Album Review)

Background/History: We’re The Bastards is the second album by Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons which is coming out on Nuclear Blast Records on Friday, November 13. The band of course comprised of ex-Motorhead man Phil Campbell and his 3 sons Todd (guitars), Tyla (bass), Dane (drums) alongside their friend Neil Starr on vocals formed […]

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SISTER SIN – Raw & Mean (Live from Rehearsal) (Album Review)

As we all know the world over, this pandemic business has changed life as we know it. One thing many of us are feeling is the loss of the live music scene, in every genre. Personally I’m not someone who can do the Livestream thing. Can’t watch a show on my tv or comp and […]

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