Secret Sphere – Scent Of Human Desire

Secret Sphere – Scent Of Human Desire

The 3rd release from Italy’s Secret Sphere, “Scent Of Human Desire”, finds the band continuing to explore mixing traditional power metal progressive and symphonic...
Elsewhen – Gates Of Time

Elsewhen – Gates Of Time

Formed in Greece in 1995, Elsewhen is a power metal band with some slightly progressive influences at times. According to Elsewhen’s biography, “The fact...
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L.A. Guns – Monsters of Rock Cruise

We rode the elevator up to the pool stage show with Spike from the Quireboys, who jokingly told us that he'd just discovered that...
ROXX GANG – Drinkin’ T.N.T. and Smokin’ Dynamite

ROXX GANG – Drinkin’ T.N.T. and Smokin’ Dynamite

The band exploded on the music scene with the demo Love 'Em and Leave 'Em earning rave reviews both domestically and abroad, signed to...

YOB – The Unreal Never Lived

Talk about a journey to the center of your mind...slip on "The Unreal Never Lived", the latest release by YOB and you will immediately...
LONEWOLF – Unholy Paradise

Lonewolf – Unholy Paradise

"Unholy Paradise" is the second release from the French power metal band Lonewolf.  Being my first exposure to the band, I immediately noticed their...
Nemesis – Eden

Nemesis – Eden?

Nemesis plays a relaxing progressive metal style that emphasizes the guitarwork of Zoltan Fabian.  The first two tracks "Reality's Door" and "Predestination" have a...

Foreigner – March 8, 2018 – Greensburg, PA

Fans east of Pittsburgh were treated to an evening with Foreigner at the Palace Theater in Greensburg, PA, a historic venue that hosts a...
Jag Panzer – Decade Of The Nail-Spiked Bat

Jag Panzer – Decade Of The Nail-Spiked Bat

It is great to see this 2 CD set finally see the light of day.  I spoke with Harry Conklin after Jag Panzer's stellar...
Phoenix Down – Under a Wild Sky

Phoenix Down – Under a Wild Sky

Though Kane Roberts is best known for co-writing and arranging three Alice Cooper Albums: Constrictor (MCA), Trash (Epic), and Raise Your Fist and Yell...
Without Face – Astronomicon

Without Face – Astronomicon

Hungary is not exactly the hotbed of metal one would think, but with 2 bands from the country crossing my desk in the past...
Casus Belli – Holy Gates / Mirror Out Of Time

Casus Belli – Holy Gates / Mirror Out Of Time

An awesome 6 track Greek metal release that turned into a pleasant surprise of a 17 track release. Casus Belli’s “Holy Gates” demo also...