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SAINTS OF SIN – Saints Of Sin (2019)

We were already impressed by British rockers SAINTS OF SIN first album and its highly infectious ’80s inspired tunes. Today they are releasing second effort – self-titled “Saints Of Sin” – showcasing a very welcomed evolution in their sound, still delivering anthemic rockers but with a modern sheen in the vein of H.E.A.T, Vega, or early Reckless Love to name...

THE IDES OF MARCH (Jim Peterik) – Play On (2019)

Over the past 55 years, Chicago’s own THE IDES OF MARCH have earned their place in Rock history with their stirring brass-driven platinum hit ‘Vehicle’. Ides singer/guitarist Jim Peterik, who wrote and sang that listener favorite, went on to co-write numerous other Top Ten smashes, including ‘Hold On Loosely’ for .38 Special, and ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ for Survivor. His...

PICTURE – Wings (2019)

Dutch pioneer metal act PICTURE are still alive after 40+ years and still going strong, and their new album “Wings” to be released tomorrow is a clear proof of that. All over their career, Picture certainly had their moments, supporting AC/DC, Ted Nugent, Saxon and Rose Tattoo while headlining their own tours. In addition, they had a hit album in...

HAMMERFALL – Dominion (2019)

Swedish rockers HAMMERFALL are back with “Dominion”, their new album out tomorrow August 16. For those who remember the resurrection that melodic metal experienced in the late ’90s in Europe, the name Hammerfall embodies the most nostalgic side of said time period, bringing a thought dead sound once purveyed by the likes of Accept and Judas Priest with enough of...

TWILIGHT FORCE – Dawn Of The Dragonstar [Japan Edition +4] (2019)

Tomorrow will be released “Dawn Of The Dragonstar“, the new album from Swedish adventure metallers TWILIGHT FORCE. This third album from the combo consists of 10 musical journeys throughout the Twilight Kingdoms, traversing both time and space, bringing you all closer to the stories, legends, and prophecies permeating the mythical world of the Twilight Force. The record will be released...

INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT IV – Sorcery Inside (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

Bulgarian composer Milen Vrabevski and drumming ace Simon Phillips assemble an A-list team for the fourth outing under INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT IV, titled “Sorcery Inside”. The vocalists taking part include Toto’s Joseph Williams and ex-Asia belter John Payne, which gives a good indication of the musical direction. “Sorcery Inside” delivers ultraslick AOR, buffed to an immaculate, glimmering sheen and full...

INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT III – Touching The Divine

“Touching The Divine” is the third album from INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT, the all-star combo including brilliant vocalists Joseph Williams (Toto) and John Payne (Asia), exquisite guitarist Tim Pierce (countless AOR albums), the fabulous Simon Phillips (Toto, Jeff Beck) on drums and other luminaries. We already presented here the second Intelligent Music Project album, an all-star venture conceived, written and produced...

INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT II – My Kind O’ Lovin’

INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT is conceived, written and produced by young philanthropist and recently awarded European Citizen of the Year (2013) Dr. Milen Vrabevski. He is as well, a non-professional musician. For the project Part II “My Kind O’ Lovin’”, Millen enlisted some serious cats: Joseph Williams (Toto), Simon Phillips (Toto, Jeff Beck) and John Lawton (Asia, ex- Uriah Heep). “My...

INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT I – The Power Of Mind [Remastered reissue]

Created by Bulgarian songwriter Milen Vrabevski, the INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT developed over the years into an international venture. “The Power Of Mind” is the first album from the project featuring talented John Lawton on lead & backing vocals, originally release in 2012, but later remastered / revised. This first installment has been crafted in the form of a rock opera,...

SHOUT – In Your Face [Digitally Remastered] (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

One of the most rocking and underrated albums from the glorious 1989 year has been remastered in its 30th anniversary: “In Your Face”, by SHOUT. Do you like Whitesnake’s ‘American’ era circa ‘Slip Of The Tongue’? Then you need to check out this killer disc now. If one wants a high quality Eighties melodic hard rock band with needed elements...

ALICE COOPER – Trash +2 [Expanded Remastered Edition] +2 Japan Bonus

There’s always something slightly disingenuous about the term ‘comeback album’ – especially when an artist has never really left. Such was the case with ALICE COOPER’s 1989 Epic Records release “Trash”. But one certainly sees why the expression would be used to describe “Trash”. Alice Cooper’s eighteenth studio release “Trash” became his first Top 20 album in the U.S. since...

ALICE COOPER – Hey Stoopid [Expanded Remastered Edition +3] Out Of Print

I should do this review quite short: “Hey Stoopid”, by ALICE COOPER, is amongst the top-10 best Melodic Hard Rock albums from 1991 (and that was a terrific year for the genre), besides, one of the best produced records of all time. This jewel has been remastered / reissued by Cherry Red / Hear No Evil with a bunch of...