SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – More Bands Added (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – More Bands Added (News)

Twelve more acts for the 2019 Sweden Rock Festival were revealed this morning! Speaking as an attendee of the event since 2013, Sweden Rock 2019 may just be one of the best lineups yet. For me personally anyway! Here’s the press release announcement translated from Swedish thanks to Google Translate: Slayer does his last Sweden show ever at the Sweden Rock Festival in June! On Wednesday, Slayer played for a crowded Hovet on his farewell…

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IRIS DIVINE – The Static And The Noise (Album Review)

IRIS DIVINE – The Static And The Noise (Album Review)

“There is no justice…a court of lies“, so begins this fantastic release from the super talented three piece Iris Divine.  So, let the Decibel Geek Court take a look at the facts and reach its verdict – guilty!  Yes, guilty of producing an amazing chronicle of modern life through the prism of progressive metal. All the relevant musical evidence points to an electrifying mix of aggression, progression and possession.  The songs eat into your soul…

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Radio Sucks Radio Show v31 – Ep295

Radio Sucks Radio Show v31 – Ep295

DBG VIP and host of Digital Killed the Radio Star podcast David Hudson joins the guys this week for Radio Sucks Radio Show v31. David was a supporter of the recent Rock n Pod Expo in Nashville. When asked for a desired show theme, Radio Sucks was his choice and this one is packed with great tracks. In this long-form music and discussion show you’ll get tracks from Warrant, Tora Tora, Poison, Gaslight Anthem, RATT,…

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Interview: Samuel Nyman of Manimal

Interview: Samuel Nyman of Manimal

Decibel Geek scribe Adam Cox talks to Swedish Power Metallers Manimal (guitarist Samuel Nyman) and gets interesting answers to questions about Trapped In The Shadows, plans for 2016, influences and being kind! I started out by asking Samuel about Trapped In The Shadows and stating that is a great sounding album.  It displays a great deal of pain, so I was eager to know what the band’s main inspirations were for this record. “Thank you! …

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Dream Theater – The Astonishing (January 29, 2016)

Dream Theater – The Astonishing (January 29, 2016)

Dream Theater have returned with The Astonishing! The Astonishing is undisputedly the most ambitious undertaking by a band whose cerebral compositions already define the vanguard of progressive hard rock. The Astonishing is enriched exponentially by the integration of a real orchestra and choir, arranged by conductor David Campbell, whose work graces over 450 gold and platinum albums, including watershed releases from Adele, Justin Timberlake, Linkin Park, Evanescence, Beyoncé, and his son, Beck. The Astonishing was produced…

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Reckless Charged With Disorderly Conduct

Reckless Charged With Disorderly Conduct

New York’s best kept secret, Reckless, hits back with a second and, until today, unreleased album that was recorded in the early 1990´s. Originally slotted for a release by Geffen Records the project fell through for different reasons and what we have here is the pre-production recordings released to the public for the very first time. This band should not be confused with either the Canadian or the Swedish bands going by the same name. Reckless…

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