Category: HOUSTON

HANK ERIX (Houston) – Nothing But Trouble (2018)

Houston singer HANK ERIX had piled up a bunch of songs that didn’t fit the sound of his band, so therefore it was only right to make his first solo album “Nothing But Trouble” to be released tomorrow.Sound-wise, the music on “Nothing But Trouble” ain’t so far from Houston with traces of AOR but I would like to call it...

HOUSTON – Truth Slips EP + Singles + Cover Versions

After the recent, awesome new album by Swedish AOR wonders HOUSTON some of you asked for the band’s rare “Truth Slips [EP]”, presented here on the blog at the time of its release, which now seems to be unavailable at retail stores. Additionally, we have compiled a bunch of rarities; a single edit, a B-side, a non album track, all...

HOUSTON – III [bonus track] (2017)

HOUSTON – III [bonus track] (2017)

Here’s one of these releases I am waiting for so long, simply because it’s one of those pure AOR dose I need so much. Sweden’s HOUSTON are back with their third album, cleverly titled “III“.HOUSTON tick all the right AOR boxes, but for some reason they have yet to be fully embraced by a sceptical melodic rock community. Maybe the...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases December 2017 – Vol.2

Near the end of the year still there’s a very interesting release schedule with potential Album of the Year status. There’s great news; the greatest Rock band in the world (at least for me) TOTO, are back into the studio. If the initial single from the band’s upcoming retrospective set 40 Trips Around The Sun has a hint of familiarity,...

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

Near the end of the year still there’s a very interesting release schedule with potential Album of the Year status. Via Frontiers Music we have an advanced single from OPERATION: MINDCRIME new album The New Reality, the third and final chapter in the musical trilogy from iconic metal vocalist Geoff Tate. RAINTIMES is the new, killer melodic rock project featuring...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Nov-Dec 2017 – Vol.2

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Nov-Dec 2017 – Vol.2

This end of the year promises to deliver some stupendous albums, let’s check the newest advanced singles from CD’s to come. Via Frontiers Music we have one of the most anticipated comeback acts in years: PINK CREAM 69. Commanded by bassist (and renowned producer) Dennis Ward, the band will release their new album, Headstrong, on November 10th. ‘Path of Destiny’...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases April 2016 – Vol.2

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases April 2016 – Vol.2

Highly expected new AOR / Melodic Hard Rock releases are coming in the next months… let’s check some of the advanced singles from well established acts and really promising newcomers. We have here the title track of the new long awaited DRIVE SHE SAID album, ‘Pedal To The Metal’, a great tune for sure. Elegant Melodic Rockers VEGA present their...

HOUSTON – Truth Slips [EP] (2011)

* Swedish AOR wonders HOUSTON are working on a new album, meanwhile let’s remember this EP presented here at the time of its release, which now seems to be unavailable at retail stores and was requested by many readers. The 2010 self-titled debut from this mighty Swedish duo was one of the highlights of the year. Their pure ’80s style...

HOUSTON – II (2013)

* With their debut three years ago, Swedes HOUSTON brought to us the classic AOR sound of the ’80s with all the magic – perhaps like no other band – since the glory days of the genre. Some quality EPs/singles followed, and now the second full length is here released today; Houston “II”. “II” follows the debut quite nicely and...

HOUSTON – I’m Coming Home / Runaway (2013)

* read comments There’s exciting news for all us, classic AOR fans: Swedish wonders HOUSTON have released the advanced single “I’m Coming Home” (and video) from “II” the forthcoming full-length album to be released in September.But more; we have as well the single “Runaway” and it’s wonderful “Italo ’82 Mix”. “I’m Coming Home” is another lovable keyboard driven tune with...

HOUSTON – Relaunch (2011)

* Golden Swedes HOUSTON are releasing “Relaunch”, a new album covering classic AOR songs. Produced – as with the ‘Houston’ debut – by AOR connoisseur Ricky Delin, includes one new original track (written by Delin) plus two bonus acoustic tracks recently recorded. Says Houston drummer & core member, Freddie Allen: “This year has been so great for Houston, with the...

HOUSTON – Don’t You Know What Love Is (2011)

* Swedish AOR sensation Houston are releasing “Relaunch”, a mini album of mostly covers on November 14. The advanced single now available on digital stores is a wonderful cover version of Touch’s classic AOR song “Don’t You Know What Love Is”, written by legend Mark Mangold, who also plays guest keyboards.The ‘b-side’ “Without Your Love” is a brand new 2011...