HERMAN FRANK – The Devil Rides Out (Album Review)

HERMAN FRANK – The Devil Rides Out (Album Review)

Herman Frank made his name as guitarist with German metallers Accept but The Devil Rides Out is his third solo outing, following Loyal To None and Right In The Guts. Out on AFM Records this is clearly a showcase for Frank’s undoubted talent and to me, this sounds like just that; lots of powerful, fast guitaring surrounded by generic, average songs. Take the first song, “Running Back”, for example. It starts with a bit of…

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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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Fighting The System With a JADED HEART

Fighting The System With a JADED HEART

German melodic hard rock outfit Jaded Heart has been around for 25 years and during that time transformed from a pure AOR/MHR combo to a melodic metal band and has in the process gone through numerous member changes. Remaining from the original line up is only bass player Michael Müller. Today Jaded Heart is a German/Swedish joint venture but let´s first take the time machine to around 1990 and the Berlin Wall had just fallen. Jaded Heart…

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