Album Reviews

Royal Mob – Cinematic

1st July 2018 Rick Ossian

This album is probably perfect for certain markets: the teenybopper AOR scene (Maroon 5, The Darkness, etc.), pop rock, NOT heavy metal. The harmonies and the melodies are like slick polished steel. I don’t recall [Read »]

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The Sea Within – The Sea Within

7th June 2018 Rick Ossian

Today we look at Prog’s most recent supergroup, The Sea Within, and their self-titled eponymous debut. When it comes to supergroups, Prog is no stranger to danger. For many years we have been treated to [Read »]

Album Reviews

Raintimes – Raintimes

6th January 2018 Kenn Jensen

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 »]

The Night Flight Orchestra

30th April 2017 Wade Reitz

This is the story of the Night Flight Orchestra. They have been drifters for a thousand years, victims of circumstance. Now, the erstwhile classic rock pariahs of the NFO have finally found a place to [Read »]

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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 »]