BONFIRE – Legends (Album Review)

BONFIRE – Legends (Album Review)

Bonfire already released an album in 2018 – April’s Temple of Lies – so I was surprised to learn they had a second album to release this year. Decibel Geek didn’t post a review of Temple of Lies, but in short, with the only original member (and owner of the Bonfire name) Hans Ziller and new(ish) singer Alexx Stahl, the band continues to deliver melodic hard rock with solid musicianship and Stahl’s strong (and high octave!) voice….

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Rock n Pod Primer – Ep292

Rock n Pod Primer – Ep292

Chris and Aaron return this week to preview the party of the summer with Rock n Pod Primer – Ep292. The Nashville Rock n Pod Expo takes place Saturday August 26th, 2017 at the Music Valley Event Center in Nashville, TN. Over 25 rock podcasts will be on-site as well as vinyl vendors and current and former members of Nelson, Tora Tora, KISS, Winger, Roxy Blue, Monkees, ACCEPT, and many more! In this hour-plus episode,…

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Stockholm Rocks Summer Fest Day 1 – July 22nd

Stockholm Rocks Summer Fest Day 1 – July 22nd

This is the third time that SunHill Productions have arranged the mini-festival called Stockholm Rocks. Although not as strong a lineup as the first time when it included Pretty Maids, Eclipse and Brother Firetribe it still bolsters an interesting roster. This time around it has been labeled “Summer Fest” and slotted to pick up concert goers who are in town and were already committed to the now defunct Väsby Rock Festival which was planned to be…

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Album Review: Magnus Karlsson’s Freefall – Kingdom Of Rock

Album Review: Magnus Karlsson’s Freefall – Kingdom Of Rock

Magnus Karlsson of Sweden, who is known for his work with Primal Fear, Allen/Lande, Kiske/Somerville and others is back with another collection of amazing vocalists for his Freefall project. In 2013 Karlsson released his first solo musical project and with the success of that Freefall CD, Frontiers Records will now release the sophomore Kingdom Of Rock on November 6, 2015. Karlsson is on Guitar, Bass, Keyboards and Vocals. On drums, we have Jaime Salazar with production by Jacob…

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Magnus Karlsson’s Free Fall-Kingdom of Rock (November 6, 2015)

Magnus Karlsson’s Free Fall-Kingdom of Rock (November 6, 2015)

Magnus Karlsson is the mastermind behind the successful initial Allen/Lande trilogy, Starbreaker, Bob Catley, Kiske/Somerville and many more popular Euro metal releases as well as a member of German heavy metal icons Primal Fear. For the second album of his own project, Free Fall aptly titled Kingdom of Rock Magnus once again enlisted a dream team featuring some of the best singers in metal and hard rock! (from Amazon) BUY: Magnus Karlsson’s Free Fall –…

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Wolfpakk-Rise Of The Animal (April 14, 2015)

Wolfpakk-Rise Of The Animal (April 14, 2015)

  Wolfpakk, the hard rock/melodic metal all-star-project, will release its third album Rise Of The Animal to North American markets on April 14th, 2015. Lovers of high-class traditional heavy sounds already praise the amazing project, led by Alpha Wolves Mark Sweeney (ex-Crystal Ball) and Michael Voss (Michael Schenker, Casanova, Mad Max) since day one. It’s not only that the two are very good songwriters but due to connections from being in the business for many years,…

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Rated X Album Review

Rated X Album Review

It used to be artists, with few exceptions, were identified primarily for one specific band. Rarely, if ever, did they stray from that band. Occasionally, artists, for any number of reasons, would step outside to do a solo record or come together with other established musicians outside the bands for which they were known. These groups were often called supergroups due to each of the members’ high level of individual accomplishment. Today, the musical landscape…

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