RON RUNYON Lost In Sweden (News)

RON RUNYON Lost In Sweden (News)

Decibel Geek‘s YouTube Master thought he would be the big man. And it’s gotten him into trouble! You see last year was the first time that our very own Rockin’ Ron Runyon ventured beyond the borders of the United States. This brought the discovery of his directional challenge issues. I mean, the guy got lost trying to exit the Toronto airport during his layover. Yes, that’s right not lost in the city, lost in the…

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WHITE FOXX – Come Pet The Foxx (Album Review)

WHITE FOXX – Come Pet The Foxx (Album Review)

Are you familiar with bands like Cinderella, Britny Fox, Tangier and Heaven’s Edge? Ever heard of White Foxx? You will probably say yes to the first question and there is a high probability you will say no to the second. Still, there are a lot of similarites between all these bands which shared musical vision, played the same club circuit and even shared lots members. White Foxx played an important part in Philadelphia’s metal scene…

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BLACK ROSE – Walk It How You Talk It (Album Review)

BLACK ROSE – Walk It How You Talk It (Album Review)

At the dawn of the 1980’s the new movement of hard rock bands playing a more sophisticated and talented kind of rock compared to their punk predecessors emerged all over the UK, from the Channel Islands in the south to the northern part of Scotland. A few of the bands became superstars (Iron Maiden, Def Leppard and maybe even Saxon). A few bands achieved semi-large success (bands like the Tygers of Pan Tang, Heavy Pettin’,…

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SWEDEN ROCK Announce 2018 NEMIS Stage Bands (News)

SWEDEN ROCK Announce 2018 NEMIS Stage Bands (News)

One of the highlights at the Sweden Rock Festival is the NEMIS Stage. Showcasing younger independent Swedish bands, NEMIS stands for New Music In Sweden. I, personally, always make a point to check out the NEMIS bands and have discovered some unplucked gems throughout the years. It looks like another great crop in 2018, especially seeing Frontback in the announcement as I enjoy their 2013 issued Born With A Secret album. Official Press Release Announcement of NEMIS…

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SALEM – Attrition (Album Review)

SALEM – Attrition (Album Review)

Salem (sometimes also labeled Salem U.K. to distinguish themselves from the Israeli thrash band going by the same name) is a classic UK hard rock band that originally was considered to be part of the NWOBHM movement. But to me, they always were a bit more melodic compared to many of their contemporaries. In my opinion, the influences of Deep Purple and Rainbow shine through in the band’s current musical output whereas many of the NWOBHM…

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – 2018 The Full Coverage (Feature)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – 2018 The Full Coverage (Feature)

In preparation for the 2018 Sweden Rock Festival experience Decibel Geek‘s four heroes (like The Avengers, but not as superhero-like) are all set for a return engagement. Following our exploits and all the pertinent Sweden Rock Festival announcements, you’ve come to the right place! This page will be a steady build leading up to the event, during and after it’s completion. Therefore, here you’ll find our reports on band announcements and other festival-related news blurbs. Also, as we go along we will be adding anticipation articles in the days and/or weeks approaching Sweden Rock…

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The Best of 2017 (Feature)

The Best of 2017 (Feature)

First of all, hello, and welcome to Decibel Geek. For the uninitiated, we are a hard rock/heavy metal website and weekly podcast. Decibel Geek began as a weekly podcast presented by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro and has consequently grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photo galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our website team encompasses some 40 authors and contributors…

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GYPSY ROSE Announce Album, Live Gigs and Website! (News)

GYPSY ROSE Announce Album, Live Gigs and Website! (News)

Canadian hair-metal legends Gypsy Rose seem fit to release unreleased and never before heard material during 2018.  Things are happening quickly in the Gypsy Rose camp at the moment. Frontman Michael Ross revealed on his Facebook page that he is sorting through almost 20 tapes of archive material. Michael Ross started out as a drummer for a local band in Sarnia, Ontario called Vehicle. When the band didn’t want to record or play the songs…

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More Bands Revealed for SWEDEN ROCK 2018 (News)

More Bands Revealed for SWEDEN ROCK 2018 (News)

Revealed this morning are another batch of bands confirmed for the 2018 Sweden Rock Festival. Here’s the official announcement (translated from Swedish via Google Translate): Another six bands ready! Today we can present another six bands to the summer’s Sweden Rock Festival. Killswitch Engage belongs to the biggest names in today’s American metal and is linked to the Iron Maiden European Tour this summer. Of course, they also follow Sweden Rock with Maiden! Sweden’s Hardcore…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2018 4 Day Tickets Sold Out! (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2018 4 Day Tickets Sold Out! (News)

Reported earlier on the official Sweden Rock Festival Facebook page, 4-day regular tickets for the 2018 event are already sold out! The tickets went on sale Friday, November 24, 2017, at 9AM Swedish time (2AM in Toronto). The Decibel Geek crew was on it early and set alarms to wake up and get to the computers. We’ll see you there! Be sure to watch here on our website for upcoming Sweden Rock news, band announcements and…

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