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Album review: FIREWIND – Immortals

FIREWIND - Immortals

AFM Records [Release date 20.01.17] It’s been four years since ‘Few Against Many’ but Gus G is no slouch.  In the interim he’s released two excellent solo albums and moonlighted with Ozzy.  And in spite of everything he always seems … Continue reading

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Gig review: FIREWIND – Manchester Academy, 16 February 2017

FIREWIND - Manchester Academy, 16 February 2017

You wonder: now that Ozzy has ended “The End”, in his dotage will he revive his solo career?  And does that mean there’s another job for Gus G?  The Greek guitarist was drafted in for the album ‘Scream’ in 2010 … Continue reading

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Album review: SPIRITUAL BEGGARS – Sunrise To Sundown

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS - Sunrise To Sundown

Century Media [Release date 18.03.16] With so many bands taking the 1970s as their inspiration, it has become a crowded marketplace.  The worst case scenario is when the listener feels it is simply easier to go back to source.  But, … Continue reading

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Album review: EMERALD SUN – Metal Dome

EMERALD SUN – Metal Dome

Fastball Music [Release date 22.05.15] Emerald Sun hail from Thessaloniki in Greece and I can’t help but think that if the Greek economy was as healthy as their metal scene then the Eurozone might be getting handouts from Athens! Melodic … Continue reading

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Quick plays: CHITRAL SOMAPALA, MARK SLAUGHTER

CHITRAL SOMAPALA – Sinhabumi [Release date 23.01.15] Chitral Somapala is a big name in his home nation of Sri Lanka and on this album he sings in his native language. Rock fans will know him from his time in Power … Continue reading

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Album review: SPIRITUAL BEGGARS – Earth Blues

Inside Out – Out Now. Michael Amott is better known as the guitarist, main songwriter and founding member of the  Swedish Melodic Death Metal quintet Arch Enemy – a band that has been under the media spotlight for quite some … Continue reading

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Album review: BARISH KEPIC – Addiction

Independent/TSM – [Release date 05.03.13] Turkish/German guitarist, composer, song writer and producer Barish Kepic is best known for his work with the likes of Powerworld, Jaded Heart, Evidence One and Faro and this album is everything you would expect from … Continue reading

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GUS G (Firewind) Video Interview – 14 September 2012

Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 24 June (Mon-Fri) GUMSHOE When Things Started To Ignite (indie) THE NEW ROSES Heartache (Napalm Records) EMPYRE New Republic … Continue reading

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Gig review: FIREWIND/LEAVES’ EYES, Manchester Moho Live,14 September 2012

Leaves

“Leaves’ Eyes leave the uninitiated listener wanting to investigate more and this should happen with greater regularity during this European tour, and songs like ‘My Destiny’, ‘Elegy’ and ‘Take The Devil In Me’ instantly engage an unknowing audience.” Read more… … Continue reading

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