Tag Archives: melodic rock

Kee Marcello Measures up UK Tour

Swedish guitarist and vocalist Kee Marcello – best known for his time with multi-platinum selling rock band Europe – has announced a six date UK tour for this October. The tour comes in support of Scaling Up, Marcello’s fifth solo album available now on the Frontiers srl label. Hardened Europe fans will be aware the band used Le Baron Boys ...

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Stryper

Stryper’s God Damn Evil Album!

That Stryper were promoted as a Christian rock band I’d always assumed they’d sound like a poodle rock version of 70s Casablanca act Angel without Guiffera’s keyboards. Maybe they were, I’ve still not dipped into their back catalogue, but being signed to Frontiers – the home of many US melodic rock bands who made a mint during the 80s and ...

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Bonfire – Temple Of Lies

Only guitarist Hans Ziller remains as an original member of German melodic rock band Bonfire, a band who’ve had their successes since the mid-80s albeit failing to crack the American market. But then, the influence of British bands like Deep Purple and Uriah Heep touring constantly throughout Europe with hit albums during the 70s became engrained within the consciousness of ...

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Gus G

New Gus G Album is… Fearless!

Greek guitar hero Gus G has a new album titled Fearless out on April 20th through AFM records. Establishing his credentials with power metal band Firewind, and taking in a tour of duty with death metal act Arch Enemy, it was as part of Ozzy Osbourne’s band that the guitarist found wider fame. With Fearless G goes the power trio route ...

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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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H.E.A.T – Into The Great Unknown

A returning guitarist, a new record label and the intent to make an album with a new creative spirit expanding upon the melodic rock template that’s served these young Swedes well is what led to creating H.E.A.T ’s latest album. And is it different? Yes, and no. Dave Malone (or Sky Davis to give him a nom de plume) on ...

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Wishbone Ash – The Vintage Years Collection Due

Wishbone Ash are to have a truly comprehensive deluxe 30 CD box set, The Vintage Years, loaded with rarities, memorabilia, a new interview and a lavish 156 page hardback book, released in April 2018, courtesy Madfish. A third of this new collection will feature previously unheard and unreleased material. Authorised by all the original members of Wishbone Ash, bass player ...

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New H.E.A.T Single – Eye of the Storm

Swedish rock band H.E.A.T have released a new music video to accompany their new single ‘Eye Of The Storm’. ‘Eye of the Storm’ is taken from their new album Into The Great Unknown, available through earMUSIC. H.E.A.T will play a short UK tour later in year, their first show being Wolverhampton on Friday 17th November. Further details can be found at ...

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H.E.A.T- November 2017 Tour Dates

As previously reported at Ramzine, Swedish melodic rock band H.E.A.T will be undertaking a European tour  in support of their new album  Into the Great Unknown (to be released  on Friday 22nd September 2017 via earMUSIC) and dates have now been confirmed. H.E.A.T  kick off their tour in Copenhagen on Monday 30th October and will be in the UK from Friday 17th ...

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H.E.A.T. reveal new track ‘Redefined’

Swedish melodic rock band H.E.A.T. have released single ‘Redefined’ from their imminent new album Into The Great Unknown. Available through ear Music, the song is also available on Spotify single and on iTunes. While you can also watch the official music video here. For more information on H.E.A.T. at RAMzine click here.

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