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REFUGE (Peavy Wagner and former RAGE members) announce a new album

Veröffentlicht am 19. April 2018 von Markus W. in Refuge, Rage, Peavy Wagner, News, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Speed Metal, Frontiers Music

REFUGE (Peavy Wagner and former RAGE members) announce a new album

REFUGE marks the reunion of the original, and probably most successful, line-up of the German metal band RAGE, featuring Peavy Wagner, Manni Schmidt, & Christos Efthimiadis. After 1994, when the three originally parted ways, they moved on to work in different...

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CD review JAMES CHRISTIAN "Craving"

Veröffentlicht am 19. April 2018 von Markus W. in James Christian, News, AOR, Rock, Hardrock, Frontiers Music, CD Review, House Of Lords, Craving

CD review JAMES CHRISTIAN "Craving"

(7/10) “Craving” is album number four of House Of Lords frontman James Christian. Eleven brand new songs direct the spotlight towards rocking AOR tracks; all build on big melodies and a solid portion of catchiness. The epicenter of “Craving” is, what...

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CD review STRYPER "God Damn Evil"

Veröffentlicht am 18. April 2018 von Markus W. in Stryper, Hardrock, Heavy Metal, Frontiers Music, CD Review, News, Rock

CD review STRYPER "God Damn Evil"

(7/10) Since Orange Court, CA based Stryper inked a deal with Frontiers Records the quartet gains speed when it comes to new music. The newest output, entitled “God Damn Evil”, is on its way and is supposed to hit the shelves on April 20th. Eleven songs...

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CD review DOKKEN "Return to the East - Live"

Veröffentlicht am 17. April 2018 von Markus W. in Dokken, George Lynch, Don Dokken, Melodic Metal, Live, News, Frontiers Music, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, Return to the East

CD review DOKKEN "Return to the East - Live"

(*/10) If you didn’t live under a rock for the last 30 years, Dokken is a band you at least heard of. Don Dokken, George Lynch and Co. were extremely successful during the 80’s. Records such as “Under Lock and Key” and “Tooth and Nail” belong to the finest...

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CD review FM "Atomic Generation"

Veröffentlicht am 25. März 2018 von Markus W. in FM, Hardrock, News, Atomic Generation, Rock, AOR, Classic Rock, CD Review, Frontiers Music

CD review FM "Atomic Generation"

(7/10) British rockers FM have been really productive since the band reunited in 2007. After having brought their first era to an end, meaning a split in 1995, it was in 2007 that FM performed again on stage for the first time in13 years. It was the starting...

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CD review L.A. GUNS "Made in Milan"

Veröffentlicht am 22. März 2018 von Markus W. in L.A. Guns, Made in Milan, Hardrock, Rock, Sleaze Rock, Live, Frontiers Music, CD Review, News

CD review L.A. GUNS "Made in Milan"

(*/10) The yearly Frontiers Rock festival in Milan is a good moment in time to see bigger parts of Frontiers Music's portfolio live on stage and it's a happening that's highly entertaining for fans of hardrock, AOR and melodic metal. Additionally it offers...

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CD review W.E.T. "Earthrage"

Veröffentlicht am 17. März 2018 von Markus W. in W.E.T., Soto, Eclipse, News, CD Review, Hardrock, Melodic Rock, Rock, AOR, Frontiers Music

CD review W.E.T. "Earthrage"

(8/10) W.E.T. doesn’t belong to the bands that flood the scene with releases. The debut, simply entitled “W.E.T.” was published in 2009 and it was “Rise Up” that marked the second delivery of this mainly Swedish rock outfit. Five long years after having...

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CD review CORELEONI "The Greatest Hits Pt.1"

Veröffentlicht am 24. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Coreleoni, Gotthard, News, CD Review, Frontiers Music, Hardrock, Rock, Classic Rock

CD review CORELEONI "The Greatest Hits Pt.1"

(*/10) Swiss rock outfit Gotthard belongs to the spearhead of European hardrock, celebrating big success with longplayers that went right into the charts. While step by step gaining a lot of new fans, Gotthard’s sound also shifted in parallel more towards...

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CD review DUKES OF THE ORIENT "Dukes of the Orient"

Veröffentlicht am 23. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Dukes Of The Orient, Asia, AOR, Prog Rock, News, CD Review, Rock, Hardrock, Frontiers Music

CD review DUKES OF THE ORIENT "Dukes of the Orient"

(8/10) Very often it’s the pairing of singer and guitarist that leads to a new band or project. Here things are slightly different since Duke Of The Orient is the banner for a collaboration of singer and keyboarder. Vocalist John Payne, known from his...

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CD review MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSIN "Pawn and Prophecy"

Veröffentlicht am 10. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Mike LePond's Silent Assassin, Pawn and Prophecy, Frontiers Music, News, CD Review, Heavy Metal, Prog Metal, Power Metal

CD review MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSIN "Pawn and Prophecy"

(9/10) If bass wizard Mike LePond and metal siren Alan Tecchio combine forces the result can’t be anything else than excellent and progressive heavy metal. After having released the critical acclaimed debut “Mike LePond’s Silent Assassin” in 2014 the...

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CD review LIONE/CONTI "Lione/Conti"

Veröffentlicht am 9. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Lione-Conti, Hardrock, News, Rock, Melodic Metal, Frontiers Music, CD, Melodic Rock

CD review LIONE/CONTI "Lione/Conti"

(7/10) As the band's name predicts, Lione/Conti consists out of no less than Fabio Lione and Alessandro Conti, both having an history with Rhapsody / Rhapsody Of Fire. In addition Alessandro Conti is also part of Italian power metal outfit Trick Or Treat,...

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CD review RICK SPRINGFIELD "The Snake King"

Veröffentlicht am 3. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Rick Springfield, The Snake King, Rock, Hardrock, News, Frontiers Music, CD Review

CD review RICK SPRINGFIELD "The Snake King"

(7/10) Two years after having released the latest longplayer "Rocket Science" Australian singer/guitarist Rick Springfield has a new album ready to connect to fans all over the world. The artist from Guildford, New South Wales, Australia began his musical...

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CD review AMMUNITION "Ammunition"

Veröffentlicht am 1. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Ammunition, Hardrock, Rock, Classic Rock, Melodic Metal, Melodic Rock, News, CD Review, Frontiers Music

CD review AMMUNITION "Ammunition"

(8/10) Former Wig Wam singer Age Sten Nilsen and Erik Mårtensson (Eclipse, W.E.T. and Nordic Union) founded Ammunition back in 2014. The debut “Shanghaied” saw the light of day in 2015 and was a very positive surprise. The musical CV of founders and band...

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CD review RAINTIMES "Raintimes"

Veröffentlicht am 7. Dezember 2017 von Markus W. in Raintimes, AOR, Melodic Rock, News, Hardrock, Rock, Frontiers Music

CD review RAINTIMES "Raintimes"

(7/10) Writing a review about Raintimes on a grey November day with rain outside feels like a perfect match. It’s definitely ‘raintimes’ today in The Netherlands and therefore it’s not a too bad thing to get some musical sunrays out of the speakers. In...

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