Tag Archives: heavy rock

Sons Of Apollo Go MMXX

Sons Of Apollo the supergroup featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey & Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force) follow the Psychotic Symphony that was their debut album with the numerically challenged MMXX – That’s pronounced “20/20” to ...

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Biff Byford’s School of Hard Knocks

Saxon’s legendary frontman, Biff Byford will release his first ever solo album School of Hard Knocks on 21st February through Silver Lining Music, and it features a number of guest appearances from the world of rock. This welcome news comes during the singer’s current recuperation following heart surgery. An aural storybook from the heavy metal bard it highlights both his ...

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Deaf Rat Tie You Down

Swedish rockers Deaf Rat has released their third single ‘Tying You Down’ to all streaming services. Taken from their debut album Ban The Light, out on AFM Records, you can check it out by clicking here. The band, featuring Frankie Rich (Vocals), Pat Kramer (Guitars/vocals), Max Lander (Guitars/vocals), Nic Lester (Bass), Karl Löfgren (Drums) intend Ban The Light “As a tough ...

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D-A-D November UK Dates

Denmark’s Disney After Dark (D-A-D) has a couple of dates coming up here in the UK as part of their current European tour, with special guests Hangarvain supporting. Jesper Binzer (Vocals,guitar), Stig Pedersen (Bass, vocals), Jacob Binzer (Guitar) and Laust Sonne (Drums) spet three years working in their recently released A Prayer For The Loud album, that’s available through AFM ...

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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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The Dead Amigos Hold Out

If a blend of bluesy stoner rock, psychedelia and funk hit the spot for you then look no further than Aussie rockers The Dead Amigos whose new single ‘Hold Out’ has just been released. The Dead Amigos featuring Max Shepherd (Vocals/guitar), Steven Reinhardt (Keyboards/vocals), Lachlan Beattie Powell (Bass) and Sean Ahrbeck (Drums) blasted onto the Melbourne scene like a shot ...

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Mad Haven Are Ready!

Are you ready for Mad Haven’s new single?  It’s a little something the Welsh rockers are asking in the title of the latest single, out now on WDFD Records. Together since the latter part of 2011, the three piece feature Tom Rogowski (Guitar & lead vocals), Morgan Owen-Rees (Bass & backing vocals) and Alex Rogowski (Drums & backing vocals). They ...

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Six String Signatures

When rock ‘n’ roll first ruled the world, it was the makers of those electric six strings whose names elicited excitement – Gibson, Fender and to a lesser degree the likes of Rickenbacker. Guitarists became renowned for playing specific brands – in the early 60s the first Stratocaster in the UK was in the hands of Hank Marvin, then Hendrix ...

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Coreleoni Back For More

Leo Leoni, founding guitarist and songwriter for Switzerland’s best selling rock band Gotthard is due to release his second studio album under his self-monikered name with CoreLeoni II due on 27th September through AFM Records. Coreleoni came together following Gotthard’s 25th anniversary celebrations. “When we play shows, we nowadays have to leave out a lot of the old songs as there are ...

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Hannah Wicklund Steps Out

Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones release their self-titled album in the UK on Friday 13th September through Strawberry Moon Records. It coincides with her Roadstars UK Tour alongside Gorilla Riot and the recently added Piston this October. 21 year South Carolina born Wickland formed the band back when she was only eight years old, drawing influences from the sixties ...

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