Mikael Svensson’s Top Ten Albums of 2016

Decibel Geek‘s Swedish contributor Mikael “The Lionsheart” Svensson chimes in on the best albums race with his Top Ten Albums of 2016: 10 – Running Wild – Rapid Foray. The pirate ship sails once more. The captain is alone on the ship which is a pity. The sheer quality of a Running Wild album still brings it into top 10. BUY: Rapid Foray /(Album Review) Official Website / Facebook   9 – Pretty Maids – Kingmaker. Danish dynamite that blasts a…

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BRIAN RONALD’s Top 10 CDs of 2016

Brian Ronald’s Top 10 CDs of 2016 for Decibel Geek Decibel Geek photographer extraordinaire, Brian Ronald chimes in on the album race with Brian Ronald’s Top 10 CDs of 2016. For his list he compared a total of 149 releases to acheive these ten best. #10- Miss Behaviour – Ghost Play It’s another top 10 again for these Swedish faves of mine. If not for this being a late release it could’ve climbed higher! Decibel…

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Grim Reaper Premieres Walking in the Shadows Track

Grim Reaper Premieres Walking in the Shadows Track

Grim Reaper premiered the title track to their highly anticipated new album, Walking in the Shadows, today (August 30) on YouTube. The album to be released by Dissonance Productions, on September 23, will be the band’s first new recording in over 20 years since 1987’s Rock You To Hell. Posting on Facebook in early 2016, vocalist Steve Grimmett said of the album, “I am tremendously proud of the album. It has taken a long time…

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Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER Album Release Party (News)

Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER Album Release Party (News)

The Underworld Camden, London, UK, are proud to be hosting the launch party of Grim Reaper‘s new album Walking in the Shadows. Not only will you be the first to hear, live, the whole album but also be the first to see the new video… AND everyone will get a unique free gift from the band that only people who attend the party will get. For tickets go to www.theunderworldcamden.co.uk (from Facebook event) Grim Reaper Sign…

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GRIM REAPER – Walking in the Shadows (Sept 23, 2016)

GRIM REAPER – Walking in the Shadows (Sept 23, 2016)

Dissonance Productions proudly announces the worldwide signing of Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER. The recently launched rock/metal label will release the band’s new album,Walking In The Shadows, on September 23. It will be the band’s first new recording since 1987’s Rock You To Hell. Announced via the Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper Facebook page is the cover art and track listing for the upcoming Walking in the Shadows album. We are very proud to release the album cover…

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Chad Lee Photography Studio Opening Review

Chad Lee Photography Studio Opening Review

Aaron Camaro and I had the distinct honor of recently attending good friend of the show and past guest Chad Lee‘s new photography studio open house. The studio is now officially open to the public but this night was an invite-only event and it was great to be among those invited. If you don’t already know, Chad Lee has earned a solid reputation as a rock/metal photographer for over 15 years. Shooting legendary artists in concert…

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Radio Sucks Radio Show v22 – Ep201

Radio Sucks Radio Show v22 – Ep201

After a big week of hitting 200 episodes and launching our brand new VIP subscription feature, we’re back to feeding you some ear candy with Radio Sucks Radio Show v22 – Ep201 This week Chris and Aaron are spinning an eclectic mix of awesome rock and metal both old and new. In this hour-plus episode you’ll get killer tracks from Impera, Big Cock, Raven, Grim Reaper, Warrant, Michael Monroe, Naughty Jane, Hurricane, Helloween, and more!…

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Grim Reaper Live at Sweden Rock Festival

Grim Reaper Live at Sweden Rock Festival

4 Sound Stage, Sweden Rock Festival, June 4th The first of the bands I really wanted to catch at 2015´s festival was the classic NWOBHM cult act Grim Reaper, or tentatively called Steve Grimmett´s Grim Reaper. A label mostly used when original guitarist Nick Bowcott is not with the band or performing with the band. This day he was! And by saying that I can ensure you that this was a very special occasion with 50% of the…

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The Lionsheart at Sweden Rock Festival!

The Lionsheart at Sweden Rock Festival!

Sweden Rock Festival June 4,5 and 6 2015 The Lionsheart attends Scandinavia’s biggest rock festival, Sweden Rock for the fourth time. With some new friends, it was time to travel down to the south of Sweden to meet up with The Meister and his Canadian friend Laura. A trip of nearly 600 km one way in a not too comfortable van. Wednesday June 3rd After a lot of negotiations and adjustments at work, I finally…

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Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 4

Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 4

Sweden Rock Festival 2015 – Thursday, June 4, 2015 Here we are for the first full day of the 2015 Sweden Rock Festival. Yesterday was an awesome start to everything for Laura and myself and late last night The Lionsheart arrived and was situated at Innergardens BnB when we returned from concerting. Decibel Geek staff writer Shawn “Animalize” Irwin was originally wavering on making the trek over with us, but he agonizingly chose not to come…

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