My Top 10 Albums of 2017 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2017 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

Be sure to check out the Decibel Geek website contributor’s collective compilation of the top albums: Best of 2017 Article As 2017 quickly approaches its conclusion, I find it appropriate to reflect on almost 150 new releases of music that I have discovered over the course of the year. Admittedly, my favorites tend to be from the Melodic Rock and Symphonic Metal genres. Regardless, I am proud to present my Top Ten for 2017. To…

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SHAKRA – High Noon (Album Review)

SHAKRA – High Noon (Album Review)

Swiss rockers Shakra are back, all guns blazing with their new release High Noon. They brought back vocalist Mark Fox who has been absent since just after their 2009 release Everest. Fox took over from the original vocalist Pete Wiedmer and quickly became a force in Shakra. When Fox left, John Prakesh stepped in to take over the vocals and did an awesome job with albums Back On Track and Powerplay. April 23rd, 2014 Prakesh…

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Shakra – High Noon (February 05, 2016)

Shakra – High Noon (February 05, 2016)

Finally, there’s official news from the Shakra camp: The fox is on the run again – Mark Fox is back together with Shakra! Chris von Rohr said the following after former singer John Prakesh left the band in early 2014: “Let’s bring back together what belongs together”. That being said, it took a while till the early disputes had been put aside but in late summer of 2014 it was clear to everyone that it…

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