Category: EUROPE

EUROPE – The Final Countdown [Rock Candy remaster +6] (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

Finally Rock Candy specialists have done their own remastered version of EUROPE‘s classic “The Final Countdown”. It includes 6 bonus tracks: the already appeared in previous remasters live versions of title track, ‘Danger On The Track (Live)’ and ‘Carrie (Live)’, plus the single B-sides ‘Seven Doors Hotel (1986 Version)’ & ‘On Broken Wings’, and what makes this reissue unique is the addition of the rare Remix of ‘Rock The Night’ – also a B-side but previously unavailable on CD.

EUROPE – Extended Versions (only available on CD)

The Sony / BMG “Extended Versions” franchise guarantee to have high quality artist’s live recordings. In the case of EUROPE this release as part of the series is really welcomed, because while in recent years some early-era song recordings surfaced, at the peak of their popularity the Swedes never put out a bona fide live album. As said, Europe /...

EUROPE – Prisoners In Paradise [Japanese Edition remastered +2]

Japanese remastered edition of EUROPE first albums have been requested several times, and we are here in front of one of my favorites from the band, the superb “Prisoners In Paradise”. Each of Europe albums have its own identity, and “Prisoners In Paradise” should be their most mature record in all departments, but basically, it’s one of the finest Melodic...

EUROPE – Out Of This World [Rock Candy remastered & reloaded] (2018)

One of the greatest Melodic Hard Rock / AOR albums from the second half of the ’80s is without a doubt “Out Of This World”, EUROPE’s classic follow up to their monster hit ‘The Final Countdown’. Now Rock Candy Records has just remastered / reissued this essential record officially for the first time outside Japan. There is no question that...

JOHN NORUM – Face The Truth {reissue} (2017)

JOHN NORUM – Face The Truth {reissue} (2017)

Capitalizing the release of Europe’s new album, Dutch label Music On CD in association with Sony Music has reissued the first two JOHN NORUM solo albums, long time of of print, a least in the US. While not remastered, the sound quality has been clearly beef-up thanks to modern mastering transfer technology. “Face The Truth” is Norum’s second solo album,...

JOHN NORUM – Total Control {reissue} (2017)

JOHN NORUM – Total Control {reissue} (2017)

Capitalizing the release of Europe’s new album, Dutch label Music On CD in association with Sony Music, has reissued the first two JOHN NORUM solo albums, long time of of print, a least in the US. While not remastered, the sound quality has been clearly beef-up thanks to modern mastering transfer technology. “Total Control” is Norum’s first album after leaving...

EUROPE – Walk The Earth (2017)

EUROPE – Walk The Earth (2017)

30 years on from the release of The Final Countdown, EUROPE are bigger and better than they have ever been. Following on from the success of the 2015 release War Of Kings and the 30th anniversary recording at the Roundhouse in London, the new LP “Walk The Earth” is due for release on the 20th October 2017. Opening up with...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Nov / Dec 2017 – Vol.1

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Nov / Dec 2017 – Vol.1

This end of the year promises to deliver some stupendous albums, let’s check the newest advanced singles from CD’s to come. Swedish hard rock institution EUROPE are ready to release their new album Walk The Earth’, here’s the second single ‘Election Day’, a rocking tune with great groove. Via Frontiers Music we have excellent news: In December they will release...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases October-November 2017 – Vol.3

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases October-November 2017 – Vol.3

A new month is soon arriving, so let’s check some upcoming releases advanced singles. Via Frontiers Records super-group PHANTOM 5 will release their second album Play II Win. The band includes former Bonfire singer Claus Lessmann, producer and guitar player Michael Voss (Michael Schenker), Robby Boebel (Fontline) and Axel Kruse (Jaded Heart). Check the new single ‘Baptised’, a great rolling...

KEE MARCELLO – Redux : Europe

KEE MARCELLO – Redux : Europe

Kjell Hilding Lövbom, most known as KEE MARCELLO, the guitarist who replaced John Norum in Swedish band Europe back in 1986, some time ago recorded “Redux : Europe“, featuring new songs alongside modern, harder-sounding re-recordings of Europe and Marcello’s previous band Easy Action hits. When asked why he chose to re-record Europe songs, Marcello said, “Redux is Latin for ‘reclaim’...

KEE MARCELLO – Scaling Up (2016)

KEE MARCELLO – Scaling Up (2016)

Former Europe guitarist KEE MARCELLO returns with “Scaling Up“, his brand new album released via Frontiers Music. This slick-produced new effort from the awesome Swedish 6-string player is a stunning, smooth Melodic Rock album with bluesy Hard Rock touches plenty of impressive tunes. “Scaling Up” blends elements of Marcello’s past works – even some Europe waves – mixed with lots...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases July 2017 – Vol.1

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases July 2017 – Vol.1

As usual 0dayrox brings to you all the fresh buzz from the Melodic Rock / AOR world. Let’s check the advanced singles from the most relevant releases in months to come. KRYPTONITE is the new amazing project to release their debut CD via Frontiers Music in August. The line-up is impressive: Jake Samuels from The Poodles, Alessandro Del Vecchio (Lionville),...