Category: NITRATE

NITRATE – Renegade (2021)

Awesome AOR / melodic rockers NITRATE are back with their third album ‘Renegade‘, to be released by AOR Heaven next Friday. Inspired by the late ’80s scene with bands such as Def Leppard, Europe, Motley Crue, and Bon Jovi, Nitrate is the brainchild of songwriter Nick Hogg (bass guitar) from Nottingham England.
This time with the changed stellar line-up of Alexander Strandell (Art Nation) on lead vocals, Tom & James Martin (Vega) guitar & keyboards, Mikey Wilson on drums (Kimber), and the lead guitar of Dario Nikzad (Hell to Play), on ‘Renegade’ NITRATE delivers 11 hook-filled songs with great melodies, walls of keyboards and backing / harmony vocals.
Produced by the wonder Vega brothers, and evolving without losing their melodic identity, Nitrate creates a great album for all fans of the genre rejoice.

NITRATE – Real World [2020 reissue]

British melodic rockers NITRATE may be a new name, but you’ll recognize some of the faces; guitarist Rob Wylde (Midnite City, Tigertailz), lead vocalist Joss Mennen (Zinatra, Mennen) and Pete Newdeck (Midnite City, Eden’s Curse, Blood Red Saints, Newman).
The group already released two awesome albums of classy stuff mastered by Harem Scarem’s Harry Hess, plenty of hooks and catchy songwriting.
Now they are reissuing their debut album “Real World” because it’s out of print – additionally their Japanese publishing label broke up – and at the beginning of next year it will be available on vinyl LP as well.
Nitrate are inspired by uptempo ’80s melodic rock and they certainly hit the spot on…

NITRATE – Open Wide (2019)

Hot on the heels of last year’s pretty awesome debut album ‘Real World’, NITRATE are back with album number two titled “Open Wide”, again planty of classy Melodic Rock / AOR sounds. The core duo of Nick Hogg (bass, keyboards) and Midnite City’s Rob Wylde (guitars, keys) – who together penned all the songs – are joined by drummer Pete...