Category: MR. BIG

WORKING CLASS DOGS : A Tribute To Rick Springfield

“WORKING CLASS DOGS : A Tribute To Rick Springfield” celebrates the music of one of melodic rock’s most talented songwriters. Rick hits are performed by the likes of Eric Martin (Mr Big), James Christian (House Of Lords), 7th Heaven, Steve Newman, Mitch Malloy, Gary Schutt (Jeff Scott Soto band), Eric Ragno, Vic Rivera (Ted Poley, Adriangale), Vinny Burns (Dare, Ten,...

PAUL GILBERT (Mr. Big) – Behold Electric Guitar (2019)

Mr. Big’s guitarist PAUL GILBERT is a ground-breaking guitarist, no doubt about it, but also a musician always willing to take risks in favor of his artistic expression. And he did it so, again, ready to release in a few days a new solo album mostly instrumentally based, titled “Behold Electric Guitar”.In a time were just a ‘single’ or an...

THE WINERY DOGS – Unleashed In Japan ; The Second Show 2CD [Japan only release]

Monster trio THE WINERY DOGS released some time ago “Unleashed In Japan : The Second Show“- a DVD / 2CD set featuring their second show ever performed in the Asian country. Recorded at the Nippon Seinen-Kan Hall on July 17, 2013, this awesome concert showcase The Winery Dogs’ beast rock machine in its full potential.As this package only was released in...

MR. BIG – Live From Milan [Japan Edition 3-CD exclusive bonus disc] (2018)

Following the release of their last studio album ‘Defying Gravity’, MR. BIG set out on a tour that took them all over the world to promote the new release in a live setting. “Live From Milan” documents it, in this Japanese edition including an exclusive bonus disc; “Japan 2017 Official Bootleg,” featuring over 60 minutes of selected live tracks from...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases June-July 2018 – Vol.1

Let’s go with some really cool advanced singles from albums to come this spring / summer.Norwegian hard rockers TNT have released another new song called “We’re Gonna Make It”. The track is taken from their upcoming studio album, “XIII”, due on June 8 via Frontiers Music. This is a very melodic track inspired by the band’s 80s sound. GIOELI-CASTRONOVO, the...

RICHIE KOTZEN – Telecasters & Stratocasters; Klassic Kotzen [BOX-SET] (2018)

“Telecasters & Stratocasters; Klassic Kotzen” is a new 3-CD Box-Set from renowned guitarist RICHIE KOTZEN including three of his deleted, hard to find solo album plus bonus tracks.The Box-Set is named after his endorsement with Fender guitars, the brand he has used for most of his career, most notably his signature models Telecaster and Stratocaster. Member of many successful bands...

ERIC MARTIN – I’m Only Fooling Myself [Rock Candy remaster]

Here’s another request – and I scratch my head thinking why this great album wasn’t featured here before… ERIC MARTIN‘s second solo album “I’m Only Fooling Myself” recorded before he joined MR. BIG. This is terrific ’80s AOR album including the ‘who’s who’ from the L.A. session musician scene. And this is the first time appeared on CD, remastered by...

ERIC MARTIN – Mr. Rock Vocalist [Japan only] full

Mr. Big’s vocalist ERIC MARTIN has been recording several albums in Japan during the last fifteen years covering hit songs of bands from the land of the rising sun, mostly including pop numbers and even a Christmas CD.But this time Eric (and his label) have chosen to version Rock songs – the style we all want to hear from him –...

Best Progressive album 2017 : SONS OF APOLLO – Psychotic Symphony [Limited Edition 2CD]

Near the end of the year, it’s time to recap about the best 2017 releases, by category. Wonderful musicianship, great fusion stylings, killer melodies, and the voice of Jeff Scott Soto, SONS OF APOLLO’s Psychotic Symphony is simply awesome. SONS OF APOLLO is the mega super group featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron “Bumblefoot”...

Best Classic Rock Album 2017, #3 : RONNIE MONTROSE feat. Ricky Phillips & Eric Singer – 10×10 (2017)

Near the end of the year, it’s time to recap about the best 2017 releases, by category.Fortunately, this excellent album was finally released. Before his untimely death in 2012, renowned American rock guitarist RONNIE MONTROSE began recording an ambitious passion project with bassist Ricky Phillips (Styx, Bad English) and drummer Eric Singer (Kiss, Alice Cooper). The idea was to record...

THE WINERY DOGS – Live In Santiago & Beyond [Special Edition + Dog Years EP] (2017)

The great THE WINERY DOGS are releasing today “Dog Years; Live In Santiago & Beyond“, recorded all over the world during 2013-16. This ‘Special Edition’ is a five-disc package consisting of one Blu-Ray disc, one DVD of the live concert material and the eight music videos, two CDs of the live concert audio, and the DOG YEARS EP, a disc...

MR. BIG – Defying Gravity (2017)

MR. BIG – Defying Gravity (2017)

On the 21th of July, supergroup MR. BIG will be releasing their ninth album titled “Defying Gravity” on Frontiers Music. This album features the four original members – Eric Martin (vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitars), Billy Sheehan (bass) and Pat Torpey (drums). They even brought back producer Kevin Elson (who has worked on the band’s most successful albums like ‘Bump Ahead’...

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases July 2017 – Vol.4

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases July 2017 – Vol.4

More & more very interesting releases coming up this Summer. Let’s check the more relevant Melodic Rock / AOR advances just appeared.Frontiers Music has put out more advances from their upcoming releases such as MR. BIG‘s third single ‘Mean To Me’ (so far my favorite as it owns that early ’90s melodic rock feel) and a new track from KRYPTONITE,...

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),...

ERIC MARTIN – Love Is Alive, Works Of 1985-2010 [Japan only release]

After ERIC MARTIN self-titled post here someone asked for this hard to find, Japan-Only album titled “Love Is Alive 〜Works of 1985-2010〜“. Released to celebrate his 25th Anniversary as a solo singer and for the Asian fans as a ‘thank you’ for the support all over the years (Martin is a star in Japan). “Love Is Alive 〜Works of 1985-2010〜”...