Category: 220 VOLT

MATS KARLSSON (220 Volt) – The Time Optimist (2019)

Swede MATS KARLSSON, guitarist and songwriter with classic Swedish hard rock act 220 Volt is releasing his first ever solo album titled “The Time Optimist” on December 6th 2019. The record is a melodic collection of songs that are a bit more laid back than the 220 Volt stuff, and move freely between classic rock, hard rock, singer/songwriter style and...

220 VOLT – Two Hundred Twenty Volt [Music On CD reissue / first time on CD] (2018)

Pioneers of ’80s Swedish metal / hard rock, 220 VOLT is considered one of the essential acts for the genre’s develop in Scandinavia. Their self titled debut album “220 Volt” – also known as “Two Hundred Twenty Volt” – curiously never was officially released on CD, except in Japan during the Nineties.Fortunately excellent Dutch label Music On CD finally made...

220 VOLT – Walking In Starlight [re-release +2] (2018)

Originally released via AOR Heaven Records some time ago, “Walking In Starlight” is 220 VOLT comeback album after 13 years of studio silence. Now the band has a new label, and are re-releasing the album 2018 plus a previously unreleased track and a new song (from the upcoming album) featuring new vocalist Göran Nyström. I still remember clearly in the...

220 VOLT – Power Games [digitally remastered] (2017)

220 VOLT – Power Games [digitally remastered] (2017)

One of the leading, pioneering ’80s Swedish metal / hard rock bands is without a doubt 220 VOLT. With their second album “Power Games” from 1984 they became one of Europe’s most important acts in the genre, but curiously the record never was officially released on CD. Dutch label Music On CD finally made justice few weeks ago with this...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases May-June 2017 – Vol.2

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases May-June 2017 – Vol.2

Some amazing albums coming this Spring / Summer, let’s check the advanced singles from the best of ’em. From the always colorful Frontiers Music roster, JORN is about to release his new album and ‘Love Is The Remedy’ is the rocking 2nd single. Super-group SNAKECHARMER has presented some new tracks from their upcoming album and we are featuring a new...

THE SUMMIT – Higher Ground (2015)

* Another of the releases this month from the new promising German label Pride & Joy Music (recently founded by the former owner of Rock It! magazine and co-owner of the excellent Yesterrock reissue label) is the debut album of THE SUMMIT, entitled “Higher Ground“.Formed in Sweden three years ago by old friends who are all experienced musicians from bands...

220 VOLT – One Good Reason (2013)

* One of the fundamental Hard Rock bands from the Swedish seminal scene, 220 VOLT, are back in the game not only with a new singer in the form of Anders Engberg (ex- Lion’s Share), but also recording new material for a new album to be released soon.“One Good Reason” is the advanced single available on iTunes. Founding members Thomas...