Tag Archives: AOR

H.E.A.T Come Clean!

The temperature is quite literally rising for Swedishband H.E.A.T as they ‘Come Clean’with the release of their latest single on this coming Friday17th January. It’s the third song to be taken from their forthcoming studio album entitled H.E.A.T II that will bereleased just over a month later on Friday 21st February.  For more news on H.E.A.T’s new album and forthcoming ...

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H.E.A.T is on for UK Melodic Mini-Tour

Swedish rock band H.E.A.T will play three exclusive UK shows next May. The tour will be quite a celebration with special support supplied by British rock bands Vega and Collateral, alongside award winning Scottish band Mason Hill. The tour will see H.E.A.T promoting their newly released H.E.A.T II – Available as CD digipak, on vinyl and digitally here. In a ...

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H.E.A.T Rises!

Sweden’s H.E.A.T has released ‘Rise’, the second single from their forthcoming album H.E.A.T II. While the still relatively young band has a number of albums already its collective belt the reason for the titling is that they see it as if they were making a debut album all over again. Self-produced by band members Jona Tee (Keyboards) and Dave Dalone ...

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CoreLeoni’s Angel

Following the release of their recent album, Swiss rock band CoreLeoni has lifted a track off it as their new single. CoreLeoni II is out on AFM Records, and the single is ‘Angel’. It’s a track that will be familiar to many of CoreLeoni’s parent band, major international act Gotthard. Following the tour celebrations for Gotthard’s 25th anniversary, co-founder, guitarist ...

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1+1=2 with H.E.A.T.

Swedish AOR band H.E.A.T. will deliver a brand new album, due early next year and pre-empt that with the release of a new single titled ‘One by One’. “’One by One’ is about enlightening people and showing an alternative path to life. A road less travelled, if you will.” Came a statement from the band. You can join some 40,000 and ...

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Collateral & Piston, Friday 20th September 2019: The Asylum 2, Birmingham

The members of Collateral obviously listened to their granddads talk about how back-in-the-day Deep Purple began their live act with the aural equivalent of a train crash; Blackmore screeching notes out to emphasis the metal behemoth scraping loose from its tracks.  These young lads like the idea so much they not only deliver their opening number in this manner but ...

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John Wetton’s Extraordinary Life

On June 12th it would have been the late John Wetton’s 70th birthday and to commemorate the occasion a unique box set collection of his solo albums featuring a lavish hardback book and more has been announced, going under the apt title of An Extraordinary Life. Wetton’s long and productive career saw him renowned in the roles of singer, bass ...

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The Darkness Before Next Easter

Easter Is Cancelled, apparently. We take it that means next year’s festive celebrations and The Darkness know something the rest of us don’t. The title of the British rock band’s new album, Easter Is Cancelled is due out on 4th October through Cooking Vinyl and is then followed by a November- December UK tour. But before that the band will ...

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Mad Max

Mad Max – 35 years and still going strong

Mad Max are celebrating 35 years of producing quality metal fused AOR and musicians Michael Voss (vocals/guitar), Jürgen Breforth (guitar), Axel Kruse (drums) and Thomas “Hutch” Bauer (bass) have titled their new release with the imaginative moniker ‘35’. The album sounds like they are still firmly planted in the 80s, but there is enough originality to give it a genuine ‘new’ tag. ...

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Drive – IDEFI, A Tribute to Rick Chavez and David Earl Taylor

Drive were a five-piece progressive, power metal band formed on the north side of Houston, Texas by guitarist Rick Chavez. They released two albums, Characters In Time (1988) and Diablero (1992). The band’s original members were barely out of high school back in the early 80s as they began making a name for themselves. Moving out to California, and inevitably the Sunset Strip , where they signed ...

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