Category: DUKES OF THE ORIENT

DUKES OF THE ORIENT – Freakshow (2020)

After a Covid-19 delay, DUKES OF THE ORIENT will finally release their eagerly anticipated second album, “FreakShow” on August 7, 2020. The band’s sophomore album follows their impressive self-titled debut, which successfully launched the new international AOR with a touch of Mid-Atlantic Prog band.
Dukes Of The Orient is a collaboration between vocalist John Payne (ex-ASIA, GPS) with keyboardist Erik Norlander (Last In Line, Lana Lane, Rocket Scientists). Payne’s powerful arena-seasoned vocals carry soaring melodies and lush harmonies over the sea of classic synthesizers and keyboards artfully painted with Norlander’s signature sonic palette.
Simply said, ”Freakshow” is another exceptional and entertaining album of AOR melodic progressive rock from vocalist John Payne and keyboard player Eric Norlander.
Easily Recommended

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases July / August 2020 – Vol.3

We expect a very interesting batch of new releases in months to come, so it’s time for our classic 0dayrox Advanced singles. Let’s go now with 0dayrox Advanced Releases July / August 2020 – Vol.3, your soundtrack for this Summer! TOKYO MOTOR FIST, the band featuring DANGER DANGER vocalist Ted Poley and TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown, will release its sophomore...

DUKES OF THE ORIENT – Dukes Of The Orient [Japan Edition +1] (2018)

What do you get when you match a Brit from London who loves American AOR with an American from California who grew up on British prog? DUKES OF THE ORIENT is the masterful pairing of vocalist John Payne (ex-ASIA, GPS) with keyboardist Erik Norlander (LAST IN LINE, LANA LANE) who now present their eponymous debut album, ten years in the...