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SWEDEN ROCK 2020 Tickets (News)

The date is now set! On WEDNESDAY THE 27TH OF NOVEMBER 11.00 AM CET, the tickets for SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2020 go on sale! As they have sold out very fast the last couple of years we recommend that you mark it in your calendar. And don’t forget to tag your festival crew in the […]

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EDENBRIDGE – Dynamind (Album Review)

Austrian Symphonic Metal band Edenbridge was formed in 1998. By the year 2000, they released their debut album Sunrise in Eden and signed a worldwide deal with German label Massacre Records. Edenbridge went back into the studio this year to record their 9th studio album Dynamind on SPV Records for release on October 25th, 2019. […]

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ELEINE – All Shall Burn (Album Review)

Hailing from Sweden, Eleine is back with the new EP All Shall Burn. With heavy riffs, harsh growls, captivating vocals and beautiful symphonic arrangements Eleine has mesmerized fans all over the world. Their self-titled debut album released in 2015 which followed up with several shows in Sweden. In 2016 they toured with Moonspell on their […]

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LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Martyr (Album Review)

Cradle of Filth keyboardist and vocalist LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT, an accomplished singer, songwriter, harpist, and pianist in her own right is preparing to release her debut solo album later this year. Martyr, co-written by former Evanescence drummer Rocky Gray, offers eleven tracks of entrancing gothic rock, influenced by Schoolcraft‘s background in classical music. Fans of Evanescence, Nightwish, and the like will appreciate […]

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS – Evolution (Album Review)

Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada Kobra and the Lotus (KATL) formed in 2009 and have toured all over Canada, USA, and Europe. They are currently on tour supporting Sebastian Bach, former singer of Skid Row. For 2019 the band is back with their 6th full-length studio release, Kobra and the Lotus – Evolution on Napalm […]

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BATTLE BEAST – Ottawa 2019 (Review & Photo Gallery)

Seeing that Finnish band Battle Beast signed on to tour North America with Kamelot and Sonata Arctica both Shawn and I were interested. To be honest, my band out of those three is the stage setters of Battle Beast. Personally, I’m not much into Kamelot or Sonata Arctica. But is it worth the ticket cost […]

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TARJA – In the Raw (Album Review)

Symphonic Metal has slowly gained popularity in the North American market. Yes, we had Evanescence, but for many parts around the world there was Nightwish who made their mark in the symphonic genre with their first release in 1997. From there Nightwish has gone on to be the biggest Symphonic Metal band in the world. […]

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GLASYA – Heaven’s Demise (Album Review)

With my interest in Symphonic Metal, I was asked to review this new band from Lisboa, Portugal on Pride & Joy Music record label. Currently, there is no website for Glasya, but thankfully all their information is on Facebook and the record label’s website. Taken from the official facebook page: “Glasya, a Symphonic Metal band […]

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SAXON – Sweden Rock 2019 (Photo Gallery)

One of the perennial favorites with the Sweden Rock crowd. Saxon debuted in 1979, made it big the following year with sophomore effort Wheels of Steel, and have ever since with slight deviations delivered classic British heavy metal on 22 studio albums so far, most recently Thunderbolt (2018). Saxon‘s consistently high standard on record and […]

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW – Sweden Rock 2019 (Photo Gallery)

The Rainbow story begins in 1975, when one of the world’s biggest guitar heroes Ritchie Blackmore leaves Deep Purple for a new project. Until 1984 Rainbow is a waterhole for some of the greatest musicians in hard rock, releasing seven studio albums packed with classics like “Man on the Silver Mountain”, “Stargazer”, “Long Live Rock’n’Roll” […]

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