STEEL CITY – Fortress (Album Review)

STEEL CITY – Fortress (Album Review)

OUT f’n Standing! That is pretty much my entire review of the debut album entitled Fortress from Ohio based rockers Steel City. If you are searching for a melodic pop metal masterpiece, you just found it. After just one listen, Fortress is flirting with my top spot on my Best of 2018 list. It’s that fucking good, no joke. About a month ago, I was invited to come “like” the Steel City Facebook page. Always open…

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HARDLINE – Human Nature (Album Review)

HARDLINE – Human Nature (Album Review)

Hardline is an American hard rock band.  Originally formed in 1991, the band’s last album before Human Nature was Danger Zone, which was released on May 18, 2012. The group was established when brothers Johnny (vocals) and Joey (guitar) Gioeli, (originally from the band Brunette) teamed up with Journey/Bad English guitarist Neal Schon. The original plan was for Schon to just produce Hardline, but as he was having so much fun that he decided to…

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Drive, She Said – Pedal To The Metal (Album Review)

Drive, She Said – Pedal To The Metal (Album Review)

Stoked! Excited! Surprised!  Summer is on its way and here is a peach of an album to drive(sic), jog and generally live with during the heat and the sunlight.  Drive, She Said have produced a masterclass in hard rock, which takes the listener all the way back to the Eighties Hair Metal era and gives it a modern sheen with a production that lets the great songs come alive. Originally formed in 1986 by former…

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1980 Year in Review Part 1 – Ep220

1980 Year in Review Part 1 – Ep220

Put away that leisure suit and break out your skinny tie as Decibel Geek goes back in time for 1980 Year in Review Part 1! In this hour-plus journey through January through May, Chris and Aaron discuss important news stories including the death of Bon Scott, the trial of John Wayne Gacy, Paul McCartney getting busted with a bunch of weed, Mt. St. Helens erupting and the Miracle on Ice. The guys also talk about…

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Lynn Allen is back in the Streetlight! – Album review

Lynn Allen is back in the Streetlight! – Album review

Davenport, Iowa´s own veteran AOR-sters Lynn Allen hit back with the first new studio album in six years, their tenth full-length effort and it comes hot on the heels of previous year´s archive release Retro Maniacs 1982-1988. That release was all about unreleased demos whereas this release is a brand new album. Both albums were released by small UK indie label AOR Boulevard Records. Streetlight is strictly limited to 1000 copies and guaranteed to be a…

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