Tag Archives: hard rock

Coldspell to support Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock in February 2016

Coldspell to support Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock Swedish hard rockers ColdSpell are confirmed to support Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock for the Nordic leg of their Spirit on a Mission world tour dates. Michael Schenker is a true legend and, to many, the greatest guitar player around. Winning awards, getting rave reviews for his albums and when touring the …

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The Dead Weather – Dodge and Burn

Emerging from the shadows to release a full-length record for the first time in five years, America’s The Dead Weather has returned. The group’s third album, Dodge and Burn, finds a reinvigorated band which has embraced its scruffy rocker identity and strength. The quartet maintains a stellar connection, which is …

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Girlschool to Release “Guilty As Sin” on November 13, 2015

British Hard Rock Legends GIRLSCHOOL to Release “Guilty As Sin” on November 13, 2015 via UDR Music  Pre-Orders Begin October 9th | Produced by Chris Tsangarides (Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy)   They’re loud, they’re hard, they’re tough, they’re uncompromising – and now GIRLSCHOOL, the legendary London-based hard rock quartet, are …

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Oliver Geywitz of Schnitzel Records, 08/2015

Schnitzel Records is an independent record label based in England. The label serves as an international platform for several high-profile artists, such as Ween, Nick Oliveri, and The Moons. Schnitzel also presses high quality vinyl records, for both initial runs and reissues. In this world premiere text interview, Iris speaks …

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Stone Angels – Give in to Temptation

Stone Angels is an unsigned four piece hard rock band from Brighton who release their debut album Give in to Temptation on September 4th.  They are Niall Kersey on vocals and rhythm guitar, James Innes on lead guitar, Chris Wilson on bass and Ben Taylor on drums.  The band was formed in …

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Ten To Release ‘The Dragon And Saint George’ EP

Ten To Release ‘The Dragon And Saint George’ EP On the back of such well received albums ‘Albion’ and ‘Isla De Muerta’, released a mere 6 months apart like their debut and follow up back in 1996, the UK’s highly-rated melodic hard rock band Ten release their first EP ‘The …

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Massive Wagons/Skam – Lancaster: 17th July 2015

Massive Wagons/Skam – The Yorkshire House, Lancaster: 17th July 2015 The Seventh night of the Out of Our Rocka’s tour (usually two of ‘Off Yer Rocka’ bands Massive Wagons, Skam, Texas Flood and Pig Iron with local support) saw Massive Wagons and Skam playing The Yorkshire House in Lancaster, conveniently …

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Silent Jack Invite Fans To Help Launch New Album ‘Play The Game’

Silent Jack Invite Fans To Help Launch New Album ‘Play The Game’ Britsh hard rockers Silent Jack have today launched a crowdfunding campaign on Pledgemusic for the release of their debut album, ‘Play the Game’, recorded under the expert guidance of producer Alex Cooper at Arkham Studios. The band are …

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Nubian Rose – Stream ‘You Will Never Walk Alone’ Video

Nubian Rose – Stream ‘You Will Never Walk Alone’ Video ‘You Will Never Walk Alone’ is the second single to be released from Nubian Rose’s critically acclaimed sophomore album, ‘Mental Revolution’. The first single was the heavy metal tasting ‘Break out’, but with ‘You Will Never Walk Alone’ Nubian Rose …

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The Dead Weather announces latest LP, Dodge & Burn

Oft described as “dark, sexy”, “gothic blues”, American hard rock band The Dead Weather has announced that its third full-length album will be released worldwide in September 2015, through Third Man Records. Titled Dodge & Burn, this effort purports to contain 12 original tracks, including four previously-released tunes (now remixed …

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ColdSpell – New Video For the Song ‘Legacy’

ColdSpell – New Video For the Song ‘Legacy’ Swedish hard rockers ColdSpell posted a brand new video for the song ‘Legacy‘, out of their album ‘Frozen Paradise‘. The video can be viewed below. ColdSpell are going in the studio this fall, to record their fouth full-length album. The Swedish melodic …

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Silent Jack To Release Début Album ‘Play The Game’

Silent Jack To Release Début Album ‘Play The Game’ Birmingham based hard rockers looking forward to first full-length release. Silent Jack are ready to unleash a hail of hard rock and invite fans to ‘Play The Game’!  The follow up to 2012’s ‘Snakebite‘ EP is thirteen tracks of pure, unfiltered rock straight …

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Joe Satriani – Shockwave Supernova

  Guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani has released his latest studio album, titled Shockwave Supernova. The California native’s all-instrumental record explores a fairly loose, abstract concept of an alter ego, named Shockwave Supernova. The songs outline and follow this superhuman persona through journeys across stages both worldwide and intragalactically. This 15th …

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ColdSpell Signs to Sun Hill Production

Swedish hard Rockers ColdSpell signs management and booking deal with Sun Hill Production from Sweden. The Swedish melodic rock band ColdSpell has been a rising star on the international stages and is one of the headliners at Scotland’s premier Wildfire Festival. And is warming up a US audience as runner-up to Judas Priest at Rock Fest in Wisconsin, USA. In 2009 they performed at Kirunafestivalen in Sweden and now they are back to give …

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Neal Schon – Vortex

After selling upwards of 80 million albums as a part of rock titan Journey, guitarist Neal Schon has released his latest solo offering, Vortex. For Vortex, a two disc set, Schon was joined in the studio by keyboardist Igor Len, and fellow Journeyman, drummer Steve Smith. Schon has the freedom and the space to explore …

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SixStringNoise – Snake Side Brotherhood

SixStringNoise, from Greece, has independently released Snake Side Brotherhood, a ten song album. This offering, the band’s third, shows a natural progression in musicianship, songwriting, and technical mastery. As a duo, Markos and Alex have come up with a cohesive batch of songs which run a gamut from grunge or …

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Bulletproof Rose – Loud Hard Fast (EP Review)

I first came across Bulletproof Rose when I saw them supporting Dave Evans at The Towler in Tottington in June 2013. I was instantly hooked and, impressed by their raw and energetic performance, have seen them several times since, with a few line-up changes along the way. Bulletproof Rose have …

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Lordi – The Classic Grand, Glasgow – 27/03/2015

Friday night and Finnish monsters Lordi are in town. There were several reasons to go to this gig. One of them – curiosity. I admit, that was my reason, too. Who else if not them will definitely promise the hell of the show and pleasure for your eyes, in combination …

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The King Lot – The King Lot

The King Lot are a Scottish Hard Rock trio who have impressed me greatly over the short space of time I have known them. Last year saw the band performing with several top acts such as The Answer, Beasto Blanco, Vain, H.E.A.T. and Supercharger. I managed to witness the band’s …

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Sticky Boys – Make Art

Sticky Boys. Now where do I start? I have never heard of this Parisian threesome before I listened to their latest and second album ‘Make Art‘. The French trio certainly do show their love and affection for all things Rock and Roll here, but it took several listens of the …

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