MAD MAX – 35 (August 10, 2018)

MAD MAX – 35 (August 10, 2018)

Idealism is, as we all know, an inherent character trait that you can neither learn nor unlearn. In other words: You either have it or you don’t. Mad Max musicians Michael Voss (vocals/guitar), Jürgen Breforth (guitar), Axel Kruse (drums) and Thomas “Hutch” Bauer (bass) doubtlessly have that unshakable idealism that ensures that the band still delivers optimum performance even after 35 years, without ever giving in to supposed restrictions dictated by the music industry. In the case of the forthcoming Mad Max album, 35, which reflects musically and…

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MAGNUM – Lost On The Road To Eternity (January 19, 2018)

MAGNUM – Lost On The Road To Eternity (January 19, 2018)

Lost On The Road To Eternity has been scheduled for release by Steamhammer/SPV on January 19th as 2 CD digipak version including bonus live disc, 2LP colored version. Check out the first single from the album below. Tracklisting: CD 1 1. “Peaches and Cream” 2. “Show Me Your Hands”  3. “Storm Baby”  4. “Welcome to the Cosmic Cabaret” 5. “Lost on the Road to Eternity”  6. “Without Love”  7. “Tell Me What You’ve Got to Say”  8. “Ya Wanna Be Someone” 9. “Forbidden Masquerade” …

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JAG PANZER – The Deviant Chord (September 29, 2017)

JAG PANZER – The Deviant Chord (September 29, 2017)

Steamhammer/SPV is proud to announce the latest release from Colorado-based rockers, Jag Panzer. Entitled The Deviant Chord, September 29, 2017, is the date to look out for. . For Jag Panzer, team spirit is more important than anything else. Without team spirit, guitarist Mark Briody would no longer see any reason for continuing the band. “We’re like a family, we’ve all known each other for many years,” he says and looks back at the years between 2011…

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42 DECIBEL – Overloaded (June 23, 2017)

42 DECIBEL – Overloaded (June 23, 2017)

With their impressive debut album Hard Rock ‘n’ Roll (2013), the follow-up Rolling In Town (2015) and fresh from their first European tour in 2016, 42 Decibel is making a comeback with their latest album, Overloaded, which will be released by Steamhammer/SPV as CD, vinyl, and download on June 23rd, 2017. 42 Decibel has recorded ten new rock tracks inspired by the idea of pushing a piece of equipment to its limits. The band recorded and mixed with this in mind,…

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THE UNITY – The Unity (Album Review)

THE UNITY – The Unity (Album Review)

Power Metal rockers The Unity released their first album on May 5th via Steamhammer / SPV. The new group was founded by Gamma Ray members Michael Ehré (drums) and Henjo Richter (guitar) and rounded out with powerful Italian vocalist Gianba Manenti, guitarist Stef E, bassist Jogi Sweers and keyboardist Sascha Onnen. Richter was part of the Hamburg power metal outfit for some twenty years, while Ehré played with artists like Firewind, Uli Jon Roth, and…

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VIRGIN STEELE – Visions Of Eden (Re-release February 17, 2017)

VIRGIN STEELE – Visions Of Eden (Re-release February 17, 2017)

SPV/Steamhammer is proud to re-release, on February 17th, 2017 Virgin Steele´s Visions Of Eden as a 2CD digipack The first disc will contain a remixed version of the entire album and the second disc will contain a remastered presentation of the original version. The package will also include a huge booklet with new liner notes and unseen photos by David DeFeis. Composer David DeFeis comments, “Visions Of Eden is most definitely not about happiness, peace, contentment or eternal tranquility. It is, in fact, the complete…

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