Category: TALISMAN

TALISMAN (Jeff Scott Soto) – Talisman [Deluxe Edition remastered]

All the TALISMAN catalog has been reissued by a Swedish label with new artwork, newly remastered audio and previously unreleased material. We already presented most of these on this blog but a couple missing, and two that can’t be absent in your Talisman / Jeff Scott Soto collection.And one of these is TALISMAN’s self-titled debut “Talisman”. Talisman was the brainchild...

W.E.T. – One Live In Stockholm [Digipak version]

A couple days ago it was featured here the complete W.E.T. studio discography, and one of you asked for the band’s live release “One Live In Stockholm“, in its physical, Digipak version.Soon after from recording their sophomore effort ‘Rise Up’, W.E.T. put together a one-off show in Stockholm whose attendance grew mostly through viral web campaign. All was recorded and...

TALISMAN – Vaults [Deluxe Edition Remastered] Full Digipak Version

Swedish label Sunhill Productions started a few years ago a “Deluxe Edition” Reissue Campaign for all TALISMAN albums, the super-group fronted by talented Jeff Scott Soto. All these remastered reissue CD’s were already featured here on the blog.But one that has been claiming a re-fresh, this time in its luxury Digipak version is “Vaults“, the double-CD featuring rare recordings, demo...

TALISMAN (Jeff Scott Soto) – Humanimal [Deluxe Edition remastered / extra tracks]

Some time ago all the TALISMAN catalog has been reissued by a Swedish label with new artwork, newly remastered audio and previously unreleased material. We already presented most of these on this blog but a couple missing, and two that can’t be absent in your Talisman / Jeff Scott Soto collection.TALISMAN’s third studio album “Humanimal“, for many, their best. Finding...

JEFF SCOTT SOTO – Retribution [Japanese Edition] (2017)

JEFF SCOTT SOTO – Retribution [Japanese Edition] (2017)

It has been 15 years since Frontiers Music first partnered up with JEFF SCOTT SOTO on a release, and in celebration of that anniversary, the label will release another new album from Jeff on November 10. Co-written and produced together with Jeff Scott Soto alumni Howie Simon, “Retribution” is Jeff’s sixth proper solo studio album in a style that fans...

BJ – Acoustic Heroes [not for sale] (2013)

BJ – Acoustic Heroes [not for sale] (2013)

With the new DangerAngel album featuring excellent vocalist BJ, I think it’s proper to revamp this post from 3 years a ago presenting in exclusive on this blog BJ’s ‘Acoustic Heroes‘. Vocalist B.J. started his career at 17, being a member of Brazilian local bands like Henceforth and Skyscraper while he recorded his first album at 18 with The Pills,...

TALISMAN (Jeff Scott Soto) – Life [Deluxe Edition remastered]

TALISMAN (Jeff Scott Soto) – Life [Deluxe Edition remastered]

After some recent TALISMAN posts here one of you asked for a revamp of “Life Deluxe Edition” remastered.Talisman was the pride and joy of talented Marcel Jacob (RIP) who always dreamed with his own band after play and record with the likes of Yngwie and John Norum. With the mighty Jeff Scott Soto they formed this great Melodic Hard Rock...

HUMANIMAL (Jeff Scott Soto) – Humanimal [Remastered +1] (2015)

HUMANIMAL (Jeff Scott Soto) – Humanimal [Remastered +1] (2015)

Originally released by Z Records in 2002 to critical acclaim, HUMANIMAL featured Jeff Scott Soto, Marcel Jacob (Talisman, Europe, Yngwie Malmsteen), Pontus Norgren (Talisman, The Poodles, Hammerfall) and Thomas Broman (Glenn Hughes Band). Out of print, after ten years Z Records reissued “Humanimal” in 2012 remastered, repackaged and with the original Japanese bonus track added.Again sold out, this remastered version...

TALISMAN – Cats And Dogs (2016 reissue)

TALISMAN – Cats And Dogs (2016 reissue)

Another album from the Frontiers Music reissue series of some of their early releases now deleted is the Jeff Scott Soto fronted TALISMAN album “Cats and Dogs“, one of their strongest efforts. Album opener ‘Skin On Skin’ is the picture perfect from the characteristic of the entire album, since the song contains a great guitar riff followed closely by Marcel...

SOTO [Jeff Scott Soto] – Inside The Vertigo (2015)

* Jeff Scott Soto – one of today’s premier Rock frontmen and vocalists – is back in 2015 with a new solo album. But it isn’t really a solo album, because Jeff has decided to comprise his touring crew into a real ‘band’ under the name SOTO.Simply put, SOTO’s debut CD “Inside The Vertigo” (to be released next January 30th)...

TALISMAN (Jeff Scott Soto) – Truth [Deluxe Edition remastered] (2013)

* TALISMAN was the pride and joy of talented Marcel Jacob (RIP) who always dreamed with his own band after play and record with the likes of Yngwie and John Norum. With the mighty Jeff Scott Soto they formed this great Melodic Hard Rock / AOR outfit keeping the fire burning during the hardest decade for the genre: the nineties.Since...

TALISMAN – Genesis [Deluxe Edition 2012] (2012)

* Swedish / American melodic hard rockers TALISMAN still remains as one of my favorites in the genre. All the Talisman catalog has just been reissued by a Swedish label with new artwork, newly remastered audio and previously unreleased material. Their second album “Genesis” is, in my opinion, the band’s best and Jeff Scott Soto finest recording ever. Talisman incorporated...

HUMAN CLAY (Jeff Scott Soto) – Closing The Book… (2012)

* While in Talisman, one of the best Swedish Melodic Hard Rock of the nineties, the mighty Jeff Scott Soto and fellow bandmate Marcel Jacob – both prolific songwriters – started a side project to develop their co-penned material outside Talisman. Called HUMAN CLAY, the duo Soto/Jacob released two albums via a small Swedish label; the selftitled ‘Human Clay’ and...

TALISMAN – Time After Time [Deluxe Edition 2012] (2012)

* As informed previously on these pages, Swedish label ‘Production Ab Sweden’ is planning to re-release the catalog of legendary Melodic Rock / AOR band TALISMAN plus bonus material. First up was the maxi-single ‘I’ll Be Waiting [Deluxe Edition 2012]’ (already presented here, follow tags below). Now we have “Time After Time [Deluxe Edition 2012]”, featuring the main single +3,...

TALISMAN – I’ll Be Waiting [Deluxe Edition 2012] (2012)

* TALISMAN was one of the most representative Melodic Hard Rock acts from Sweden. Brainchild of talented Marcel Jacob (RIP), it was as well the vehicle for powerhouse vocalist Jeff Scott Soto to be definitively accepted all over Europe. Talisman’s self-titled debut was a collection of wonderful melodic tunes, a hit after hit, but the final production / sound was...