MAGNUM – Lost On The Road To Eternity (Album Review)

MAGNUM – Lost On The Road To Eternity (Album Review)

It has been 46 years since the birth of British rockers, Magnum. In their infancy, it was not an easy task for founding members Tony Clarkin (guitar, songwriter) and Bob Catley (vocals) in keeping their dream alive. After playing in clubs and releasing a single in 1975, their ascent to fame did not begin until 1977 when (still without a record label) they opened for Judas Priest. Finally in 1978, as a five-piece outfit, they signed with…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2016 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

Another year has passed with new music and what a year it has been. With over 100 releases for me to go through to try and break it down to my personal top 10 favorite, wasn’t easy! As a fan of different styles of music, it was hard to pick what I feel as my Top 10. One day it might be some heavier music where other days more melodic. So many other great releases came…

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MAGNUM – The Valley of Tears – The Ballads (January 20, 2017)

MAGNUM – The Valley of Tears – The Ballads (January 20, 2017)

Renowned not only for their powerful rock songs but also for countless moving ballads, British rock icons Magnum are set to surprise their fans with a very special release at the very beginning of the coming year. The Valley Of Tears – The Ballads has been scheduled for release on 20 January 2017 (UK/Europe 06 January 2017), an album featuring ten of their most accomplished ballads, all of them remastered and in parts even newly re-recorded and…

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Album Review: Avantasia – Ghostlights

Album Review: Avantasia – Ghostlights

The greatest super group project is back with another album and a world tour. For me, this is the most anticipated album of 2016. Tobias Sammet decided to get back in the studio with his creation, Avantasia. Avantasia started out in 1999 as a metal opera concept album featuring a wide variety of singers and musicians. Sammet never had plans to tour but with the success and demand, the show eventually became a world-class tour….

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