Album Reviews

Lionville – A World of Fools

17th April 2017 Kenn Jensen

Five years have passed since their last album, and the line-up is not the same any longer, but that doesn’t seem to matter, because Lionville are still waving the AOR flag high. Founder, songwriter, and [Read »]

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Striker – Striker

23rd February 2017 Wade Reitz

Some of you may recall in December I wrote about being clueless to the greatness of White Widdow. Well, here I go again. While reading a list of highly anticipated albums for 2017 on another [Read »]

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Pride of Lions – Fearless

15th February 2017 Kenn Jensen

AOR bands are a dying breed… not many are still holding the flame high, staying true to the sound that were so popular in the 80s with bands like ToTo, Reo Speedwagon and off course [Read »]

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Palace – Master of the Universe

9th October 2016 Kenn Jensen

Ready for another Swedish 80’s themed melodic hard rock band…? Michael Palace has previously contributed on various Frontiers Records releases like First Signal and Cry of Dawn as a songwriter, and now he’s ready to [Read »]

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Journey – Live in Manila

30th September 2016 Kenn Jensen

The homecoming of homeboy, Philippine born vocalist Arnel Pineda, who joined Journey in 2007. Recorded live in Pasay City, Philippines on October 2, 2009 and originally released exclusively in Walmart in North America, it’s finally [Read »]

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Seven – Shattered

22nd September 2016 Kenn Jensen

British AOR rockers Seven might only have released two albums: “7” in 2014 and this brand new one, but they go way, way back… Actually their roots can be traced back to the late 1980’s. [Read »]

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Dare – Sacred Ground

17th July 2016 Kenn Jensen

Former Thin Lizzy keyboard player Darren Wharton switched attention when they broke up, and created his own project: Dare. Here he’s the main vocalist and song writer, and the music is also more polished and [Read »]

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Blood Red Saints – Speedway

21st December 2015 Matt Fabi

I have no idea why they called this album ‘Speedway’. Almost every song is a ballad. The pace has nothing about it that could even be remotely linked to that title as far as I [Read »]