PINK CREAM 69 – Monsters of Rock Cruise 2018 (Photo Gallery)

PINK CREAM 69 – Monsters of Rock Cruise 2018 (Photo Gallery)

Decibel Geek‘s ace photographer Brian Ronald spent his time aboard the Monsters of Rock Cruise 2018 capturing as many fantastic performers in action as he could. Consequently, in this gallery of shots, he showcases PINK CREAM 69 rocking the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas! OFFICIAL WEBSITE / FACEBOOK Be sure to check out Brian‘s other MORC Photo Galleries, with more coming soon! Posted so far are: (AUTOGRAPH Gallery / RAVEN Gallery / BRITISH LION Gallery / DORO PESCH’S WARLOCK Gallery / KEEL Gallery /…

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The Best of 2017 (Feature)

The Best of 2017 (Feature)

First of all, hello, and welcome to Decibel Geek. For the uninitiated, we are a hard rock/heavy metal website and weekly podcast. Decibel Geek began as a weekly podcast presented by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro and has consequently grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photo galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our website team encompasses some 40 authors and contributors…

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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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PINK CREAM 69 – Headstrong (November 10, 2017)

PINK CREAM 69 – Headstrong (November 10, 2017)

Headstrong marks the 30th anniversary of German hard rockers Pink Cream 69, and what better way to celebrate than by adding yet another gem to their already spectacular discography! Produced by bassist (and renowned producer) Dennis Ward, Headstrong sees the same line-up from 2013’s well-received Ceremonial album return to deliver fans another hard rocking set of quality songs, their 12th studio album overall. And as a special treat, the new release includes a bonus live album featuring songs from…

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PLACE VENDOME – Close to The Sun (February 24, 2017)

PLACE VENDOME – Close to The Sun (February 24, 2017)

Place Vendome storm back into your lives with the release of their fourth album, Close to The Sun, on February 24, 2017. The album, which features former Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske, will be available via Frontiers Music srl. Place Vendome is a melodic hard rock project, founded in 2004 by Frontiers Records president Serafino Perugino. Place Vendome was formed by ex-Helloween and current Unisonic vocalist Michael Kiske, Dennis Ward (bass and production), Kosta Zafiriou, (drums) Uwe Reitenauer (guitars) from the band Pink Cream 69 and Gunther Werno (keyboards)…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2015 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2015 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

The year is done with new music and what a year it has been! With almost 130 releases for me to go through to try and break it down to my personal top 10 favourites wasn’t easy! As a fan of different styles of music, it was hard to rate these. Depending on how I felt that day and what I want to listen to, one would rate high on the list, then shortly after fall…

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Album Review: Khymera – The Grand Design

Album Review: Khymera – The Grand Design

The Khymera project started out in 2003 as an alliance between Italian producer/musician, Daniele Liverani and then Kansas singer Steve Walsh. This really took off when Pink Cream 69 bassist Dennis Ward came into the picture. Dennis always sings background vocals with his bands, but on this project he takes the lead on the Khymera albums A New Promise and The Greatest Wonder. It was time for Dennis to take complete control with songwriting and production…

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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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Rocktoberfest 2 – Ep211

Rocktoberfest 2 – Ep211

This week Aaron and Chris get into the deustchland spirit with Rocktoberfest 2; an hour-plus of great songs from great bands that hail from Germany. There were a lot of great options to choose from as Germany has produced a ton of great rock and metal over the years. The guys’ picks this week include Blind Guardian, Grave Digger, Bonfire, Electric Sun, Kreator and a bunch more. So, fill that beer stein to the top and rock…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2013 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2013 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

In 2013 I was dipping into the world of Symphonic Metal. Standing strong on my usual preference of Melodic Rock here are my favorites for 2013. My Top 10 for 2013 were: 10 – Pink Cream 69 – Ceremonial After a long six-year wait, Pink Cream 69 was back in 2013 with their new album Ceremonial. On first hearing this band in early 1990’s, I have followed them through their long career. I was happy…

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