Tag Archives: solo album

Dee Snider – For the Love of Metal

Music is an acquired taste, for the stuff we love, there are people that hate it. Back in the mid-eighties when what we love was the blame for many things, our music found itself at the end of a barrel with the PMRC at the trigger. You didn’t need to be a fan back then of Twisted Sister or anything ...

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Review: Ricky Warwick – When Patsy Cline was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang the Blues)/Hearts on Trees

Ricky Warwick should be a man that needs no introduction, especially among those that are fans of classic rock. To those that are not aware of who he is, this is the man that took the lead vocalist spot in the final version of Thin Lizzy (and technically still is with the few special one off shows coming up), the ...

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Erik Chandler launches pledge campaign for solo album

You may know him as the beloved bassist of Bowling For Soup, but now Erik Chandler wants you to see another side of his musical talents. To achieve this, Erik has set up a PledgeMusic campaign to fund the solo album. This would be the first solo material from the Texan since his 2012 EP Writing The Wrongs. Rewards for ...

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Review: John Lodge – 10,000 Light Years Ago

Beginning with a single Fender Precision bass note that becomes a rhythmic heartbeat, electric guitars break out, envelope, search, then cry despairingly during ‘In My Mind’, the opening number from John Lodge’s 10,000 Light Years Ago, only his second solo album since 1977’s Natural Avenue. While reminiscent of Pink Floyd musically, this features the kind of harmonies long associated with ...

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Tom DeLonge announces solo album ‘To The Stars’

After teasing unreleased Blink 182 material,  Tom DeLonge the ex-front man has announced details of his new solo album ‘To The Stars’, which will be out on April 20th. This album will include previously unheard demo’s as well as ‘odds and ends’. A full track-listing is to follow soon. Tom is planning on releasing 3 singles leading up to the ...

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Steve Rothery to releases solo album ‘The Ghosts of Pripyat’

It’s been 29 years since EMI first approached Marillion’s Steve Rothery to produce a solo album, and on 22nd September 2014 the long anticipated ‘The Ghosts of Pripyat’ is set for official release. The solo project was funded via Kickstarter, with legions of fans pledging to make to happen, and raising almost 400% more than the initial goal in just ...

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Dregen announces debut solo album

Swedish guitar extraordinaire Dregen has announced his first solo studio album. The guitarist, known for his contributions to Hellacopters, Backyard Babies and Michael Monroe’s band will be releasing his self-titled debut on Spinefarm Records on October 7th. Dregen commented: “Y’know, that was the hardest part, I was staring at my records for over a year, thinking, ‘How the f**k can ...

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Jon Oliva releases trailer for new solo album

Voice of Savatage and Jon Oliva’s Pain, Jon Oliva, has released a trailer for his upcoming solo album, Raise The Curtain. Raise The Curtain has been described as a “sumptuous journey through the Prog Rock, 70’s musical influences and well-thumbed hard rock palette that has been at the center of the Jon Oliva story for some 30 years”. John himself ...

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James Labrie announces his next solo album

Dream Theater frontman James Labrie has revealed his next solo album. His follow-up to 2010’s Static Impulse will be titled Impermanent Resonance and was co-written with Matt Guillory who has also taken up keyboard and backing vocal duties for the recording of the album. James himself commented: “To me this album incorporates and continues with the styles and musical direction ...

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