Shy toured with the likes of Bon Jovi, Meat Loaf, Twisted Sister, Gary Moore, Magnum, Manowar, Badlands and UFO. Mills also sang backing vocals on Cinderella’s debut album, “Night Songs”. The band’s 1987 album, the AOR classic “Excess All Areas”, featured Shy’s biggest hit, the Don Dokken co-write “Break Down the Walls”.
Author: Cristoffer Eriksson
Alexandra and Zachary James formed Twin Temple in Los Angeles back in 2016, claiming that Satan is just as interested in early american rock’n’roll as he is in metal music.
December Darkness will return for a 2019 edition at Dynamo in Norrköping, Sweden on December 28th.
Before joining Kreator, Leclercq rose to fame with UK based extreme power metallers Dragonforce for whom he handled bass duties from 2005 until recently.
I wanted it to be an AOR album, not a melodic rock album, not a West Coast album, just a classic AOR sounding album, start to finish!
The Ferrymen’s sophomore album, “A New Evil”, is a very heavy, melodic metal album fusing the songwriting and epic structures of the widely praised ALLEN/LANDE records (guitarist Magnus Karlsson was the main architect of the first three critically acclaimed releases) with the powerful vocal approach of Ronnie Romero, who was hand-picked by legendary Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore to be the lead vocalist for Rainbow’s recent reunion shows.
We had so much fun making this tribute to our idols, who we listened to growing up. We think that the EP showcases what the band is all about: having fun making high quality AOR/Melodic Rock.
The festival will take place at Gasklockorna in Gävle, Sweden, on July 9-11th, 2020.
“I wanted to write a song that sounded like it was the soundtrack for an 80’s horror movie, so we did. And when we had it, we felt like we had to make the movie that was the soundtrack for it, so we did that too. This is the ultimate horror short movie music video!” – Oscar Carlquist
While the artwork, titles and lyrics may flirt with the occult, the actual music is often fairly straight forward and has more in common with bands like Horisont and Graveyard rather than Coven, The Devil’s Blood or Jess & The Ancient Ones. At least this was my view before hearing “Novis Orbis Terrarum Ordinis”
The Dark Element is a musical project featuring vocalist Anette Olzon (ex-Nightwish) and Finnish guitarist and songwriter Jani Liimatainen (Insomnium, Cain’s Offering).
Danish hard rock legends Pretty Maids will release “Undress Your Madness” on November 8th.
“Point Of No Return” is a very vivid song and already gives you a very good insight of what to expect from the upcoming release. The song has it all, it is intense, very melodious and epic at the same time. In addition, Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra have announced the release of a 7″ vinyl single titled “This Storm,”
You’ll probably hear this song throughout the »Talviyö World Tour« that’s starting right now
We don’t question the playground we’re living in, we’re not aware of the code that rules our lives. But there are ways to break free.
A Dawn To Fear is a monster of a record. An album comprised of eight tracks running seventy-nine minutes, it embodies everything the band’s faithful have come to expect from them while covering new ground.