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ART NATION – Transition (Album Review)

Art Nation – Art Never Sounded So Good! The Swedish band Art Nation (awesome name) have become European big hitters on the melodic rock scene. Art Nation was formed by Alexander Strandell in 2014. They got signed by AOR Heaven shortly thereafter and released the debut album Revolution in August 2015 to almost universal acclaim. […]

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MURDERBIRD – Pillars of Creation (Album Review)

Sometimes you find yourself, almost subconsciously, returning to an album over and over again. I call that a sleeper. You spin it the first time, knowing nothing prior to that. It finds its way onto your phone for mobile listening and is seen to while away bus travel hours more often than expected. Then a […]

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GIRLSCHOOL – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Spotlight Review)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL has always been about the music. That’s what got me trekking across the oceans that first time six long years back now. I’ve not missed one since and don’t plan on it anytime soon. The magical music performances are what does it. Sometimes it’s a long defunct band enticed back to the […]

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VIXEN – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Spotlight Review)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL has always been about the music. That’s what got me trekking across the oceans that first time six long years back now. I’ve not missed one since and don’t plan on it anytime soon. The magical music performances are what does it. Sometimes it’s a long defunct band enticed back to the […]

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MELODICROCK FEST SCANDINAVIA – Day 2 (Festival Recap)

The Melodic Rock genre is a family. In every sense of the word. Events like this just hammer that home. The camaraderie shown to every attendee (fan/band/organizer) is overwhelmingly immense. This particular event, MelodicRock Fest Scandinavia, took place in Malmo, Sweden. While there have been other MelodicRock Fests in the past in U.S.A. and Australia, […]

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KILLER BEE – Killing You Softly – (Album Review)

KILLER BEE – Killing You Softly – (Album Review)

I remember a few years back Rich “The Meister” Dillon had conducted a Decibel Geek interview with a band called Killer Bee. As is sometimes the case, stuff gets lost in the shuffle. Fast forward to a couple of weeks ago and it turns out these Bee‘s are set to infest again in 2016. Not only […]

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Show Review: Enforcer @ The Hard Luck, Toronto

Show Review: Enforcer @ The Hard Luck, Toronto

I must admit that I personally am new to Sweden’s Enforcer…..and damn am I late to the party! Since my awakening in October 2015, I have amassed their entire discography (except the Live By Fire CD/DVD released in November 2015), seen them live twice in Tokyo, Japan and even placed their 2015 studio album, From […]

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Album Review: Lethal Steel – Legion of the Night

Album Review: Lethal Steel – Legion of the Night

January 29, 2016, sees another Swedish output unleashed upon the metal scene. These boys, Leo (drums), Johan (guitars), Viktor (vocals), Jonte (guitars) and Totte (bass) comprise Stockholm’s Lethal Steel, the origins of which can be traced back to 2011. The band quickly rush recorded a 4 song demo in 2012 to have something that they […]

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