Album Reviews

Raintimes – Raintimes

It is very easy to try too hard and fail when it comes to AOR; the line between cheesy and well done is razorsharp. And newcomers Raintimes do thankfully walk on the right side of [Read »]

Album Reviews

Anvil – Pounding The Pavement

If there is one band that has my sympathy it is Anvil. In the eighties I bought albums of  bands like Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus etc. etc., but not Anvil. I was aware of their existence, [Read »]

Album Reviews

Down ‘n’ Outz – My ReGeneration

What is the common denominator for Joe Elliot (Def Leppard), The Quireboys and Mott the Hoople? The answer is off course Down ‘n’ Outz. What began as an invite for Joe to help out when [Read »]

Album Reviews

Jono – Life

Swedish band Jono is much like their fellow countrymen A.C.T combining genres that on surface sounds like a very strange brew, in this case melodic rock, symphonic rock and progressive rock. But it works and [Read »]

Album Reviews

Pretty Boy Floyd – Public Enemies

Pretty Boy Floyd will to me always just be a nice footnote among the many hard rock bands that emerged in California in the late 1980s. They had a few fine songs and got noticed [Read »]

Album Reviews

Mother Of Millions – Sigma

Progressive/alternative rock/metal band Mother Of Millions is a five piece from Greece.In 2014 they released their first album Human. Last month they released their second birth called Sigma. I am not familiar with their debut, but if [Read »]

Album Reviews

Adimiron – Et Liber Eris

Seizing every opportunity to get their name out there, the Italian band Adimiron‘s popularity is increasing by leaps and bounds – and they have become one of the most promising acts in the European metal scene today. [Read »]

Album Reviews

Babylon A.D. – Revelation Highway

I have a vague recollection of Babylon A.D.‘s two first albums, and is fairly sure I had the second one on vinyl back in the day. Both belonged among the more interesting hard rock releases [Read »]

Album of the Month

Day Six – Solitary League

At the end of this year I probably need to change my year end list of best 2017  (progressive) releases. Ayreon released The Source in april this year and that was a fine and good one. Now Day [Read »]