Dennis Deyoung brought his band to Los Angeles to record a concert for AXS-TV. Styx is the legendary rock band from Chicago which has been very famous in the 70’s and the 80’s. However you can’t call them one of my favorite bands. Dennis Deyoung was the vocalist, keyboard maestro and genius behind some of their hits. Now he is playing with young musicians and he is covering Styx! For me it doesn’t work! As we expect from a live album, the classics are all here! “Grand Illusion”, “Lady”, “Mr.
Rough Trade Benelux.
‘Audrey Horne’ return with their new album just over a year since the highly enjoyable ‘Youngblood’. Most of the band members are also in death/black metal bands, yet Audrey Horne is more a homage to the classic rock of bands like ‘Van Halen, Thin Lizzy and Iron Maiden’.
Allen/Lande: “The Great Divide” Russell Allen and Jorn Lande team for their fourth partnership with the album “The Great Divide”.
Mr.Big is an American hardrock group formed in LA, California in 1988. Till 2002 the stoped after a farewell tour. But in 2009 they reunite again with the original members from the start in 1988. The current members are Eric Martin – lead vocals (1988–2002, 2009–present), Pat Torpey – drums, percussion, backing vocals (1988–2002, 2009–present), Billy Sheehan – bass guitar, backing vocals (1988–2002, 2009–present), Paul Gilbert – guitar, backing vocals (1988–1997, 2009–present).
The anticipated MOONLAND project finally brings back to the spotlight on the international Rock music markets Estonian singer, actress and TV personality Lenna Kuurmaa. Lenna has been the front-woman of the Pop-Rock sensation VANILLA NINJA, an all-female outfit, which debuted in 2002 with their self-titled album and went on to release internationally another 3 very successful studio albums (which won Gold Records awards in Germany, Austria and Platinum in their home country, Estonia).
“Work Of Art” a young melodic / AOR rockband founded in Sweden in 2008. Current members are : Lars Säfsund – vocals, Robert Säll – guitars, keyboards, Herman Furin – drums.
Stryper an oldschool Christian Heavy Metal / Hard Rock band founded in Orange County, California in 1983. Stryper stands for "Salvation Through Redemption Yielding Peace, Encouragement and Righteousness". The Isaiah 53:5 under their logo is the Bible verse that states "by His stripes we are healed." Current members are: Michael Sweet: Lead vocals, guitar - Oz Fox: Vocals, guitars - Tim Gaines: Bass, vocals - Robert Sweet: drums.
You know, it's amazing how, even in a small country like our own little Belgium, some albums can be laying around in stores for quite a while, before the media pick up on it. This very record came to our editor-in-chief through the help of a friend, whom felt the need to help out the artist somewhat. Well, let's look at what's in store here, shall we?
Now this is a great release, PET THE TEACHER newest release is as far as I am concerned one of the first highlights of 2014. Imagine MONSTERMAGNET and CLUTCH deciding to lock themselves up for a few week in a recording studio and the end result might be something very similar to “The cave & the sunlight”. This Swedish outfit twist and groove, bump and grind from opener The Cave up to closer The web , and after that..
Despite having some well known musicians in their ranks, this new project started by unknown guitarist Jeremy Brunner, and having enlisted the aid of Andy Johns for the production, I’m afraid this album is rather disappointing.