DIO-CEMBER Vol1 – Ep345

DIO-CEMBER Vol1 – Ep345

We celebrate the holidays this week by releasing volume 1 of a 2 part special on a legend; DIO-CEMBER Vol1 is here! In this special, we pay tribute to the late, great Ronnie James Dio. This week’s entry has us focusing on Ronnie’s first decade in the rock world 1972-1981. Ronald Padavona was born in New Hampshire in 1942. His family would soon move to New York where he would be raised around music. Beginning…

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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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GRAHAM BONNET BAND – The Book (Album Review)

GRAHAM BONNET BAND – The Book (Album Review)

You don’t spend as long as Graham Bonnet has in this business without knowing where to pitch yourself in the market for full effect. In this case, the legendary Rainbow, Alcatrazz, MSG and Impeliterri vocalist has assessed the situation and come up with a great album for the times. Whilst maintaining the power of his Rainbow days, The Book also contains elements that sit nicely within the power metal genre which is booming all over…

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GRAHAM BONNET – The Book (Nov. 4, 2016)

GRAHAM BONNET – The Book (Nov. 4, 2016)

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of GRAHAM BONNET BAND’s new album The Book on November 4th! . GRAHAM BONNET is a rock legend. With a pedigree that includes Rainbow, MSG, Alcatrazz, and Impellitteri, he is one of the finest vocalists of his generation.  His is a recognizable and unique voice on a number of classic hard rock albums, including Rainbow‘s Down To Earth (1979), Michael Schenker Group‘s Assault Attack (1982), Alcatrazz‘s No Parole…

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Lords of Black – II (Album Review)

Lords of Black – II (Album Review)

Lords of Black-fronted by Ronnie Romero who everyone knows is fronting Richie Blackmore’s Rainbow this year, and with Tony Hernando (guitars) and drummer Andy C (both originally from the Spanish band Saratoga) have just issued their second release aptly titled II on Frontiers Records. The album starts with an intro titled “Malevolently Beautiful” which leads into the first proper track of “Merciless” which is an epic sounding track filled with lots of fast guitars and piercing vocals. I am immediately…

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Who’s That Singer? – Ep200

Who’s That Singer? – Ep200

If there’s one thing that is common amongst music listeners of all genres, it’s that they typically  like the familiar and resist change. We’re only human after all. We figured we’d make things a little uncomfortable this week. This week Chris and Aaron help answer the question “Who’s that singer?” as they spin tracks from familiar bands sung by less familiar singers. In this hour-plus special you’ll get songs from Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Iron Maiden,…

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The Lynx Is Out Of The Trap And Prowls Again!

The Lynx Is Out Of The Trap And Prowls Again!

Swedish hard rockers LYNX formed in the town of Eskilstuna, just west of Stockholm Sweden, in 1975 as PEGASUS. Vocalist Mats Eriksson (later Feretti) and Per Hermansson met on the train going to a Deep Purple gig in Gothenburg. On the way home again the decision to form a band was made by the two young men and they immediately recruited the drummer Tommy Karlsson. Just a couple of days later they found bass player…

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