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...
Elektrik Mistress

Elektrik Mistress

One of the most immediate Stoner Rock albums I have ever heard. Formed in 1999, Elektrik Mistress draws influences from a plethora of bands...
Tuff – The History of Tuff

Tuff – The History of Tuff

In a dedication to the evolution of the band Tuff, vocalist Stevie Rachelle has expanded upon solo efforts by recruiting bandmates Darrell Roberts (guitar),...
Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Beethoven’s Last Night

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Beethoven’s Last Night

The date is March 26, 1827, the town is Vienna, and a cast of characters including Ludwig von Beethoven, the spirit Fate, Mephistopheles (the...
Theatre of Tragedy – Assembly

Theatre of Tragedy – Assembly

Having not heard any material by Theatre Of Tragedy since “Aegis”, I was rather curious to hear if the band was utilizing Liv Kristine...
Thunderstone – Thunderstone

Thunderstone – Thunderstone

Thunderstone is the latest Nuclear Blast band from Finland that delivers a melodic power metal punch that is however much more immediate than similar...
Billy Sheehan – Compression

Billy Sheehan – Compression

Considering the career that Billy Sheehan has behind him, it is very surprising that this is his first solo attempt.  Perhaps that is because...
Sentenced – The Cold White Light

Sentenced – The Cold White Light

While I felt that their previous release “Crimson” strayed away from their strengths and headed into the direction of style like Metallica’s disastrous “Load”...
Savatage – Poets and Madmen

Savatage – Poets and Madmen

Under the direction of longtime producer/lyricist Paul O’Neill, the band, Jon Oliva (vocals, keyboards), Chris Caffery (guitar), Johnny Lee Middleton (bass), and Jeff Plate...
Sammy Hagar – Ten 13

Sammy Hagar – Ten 13

A couple of  albums and 250 performances later, Vic Johnson (guitar), Mona (bass), Jesse Harms (keyboard) and David Lauser (drums), who are better known...
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...
Robin Brock – Blame It Rock and Roll

Robin Brock – Blame It Rock and Roll

Canada has produced some of the finest female melodic hard rock singers including Darby Mills (Headpins), Lee Aaron, Sass Jordan and Holly Woods (Toronto). ...