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Album review: JEFF SCOTT SOTO – Retribution

JEFF SCOTT SOTO - Retribution

Frontiers [Release date 10.11.17] You do wonder at times when Jeff Scott Soto (JSS) finds time to rest, as he is involved in the recently released album from Sons Of Apollo, he has his more metal edged Soto band, there … Continue reading

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Album review: BIGFOOT

BIGFOOT

Frontiers [Release date 13.10.17] Bigfoot are a five piece hailing from Wigan, not the natural home of the Bigfoot beast but one that houses this band who have a penchant for classy hard rock. The line-up consists of vocalist Anthony Ellis, guitarists … Continue reading

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Album review: SONS OF APOLLO – Psychotic Symphony

SONS OF APOLLO - Psychotic Symphony

Inside Out [Release date 20.10.17] Sons Of Apollo only formed earlier this year and come labelled with the ‘supergroup’ tag, which can be a blessing or a curse – luckily a blessing in Sons Of Apollo case. The Sons Of … Continue reading

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Album review: RONNIE MONTROSE – 10×10

RONNIE MONTROSE - 10x10

Rhino [Release date 29.09.17] Renowned guitarist Ronnie Montrose sadly passed in 2012, having left a long hard rock legacy, best known for his work with Gamma, Edgar Winter, Johnny Winter and Sammy Hagar as well as his eponymous band Montrose. … Continue reading

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Album review: BRIAN TARQUIN – Band Of Brothers/Orlando In Heaven

BRIAN TARQUIN - Band Of Brothers

Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra [Release date 25.08.17] Brian Tarquin is a fixer, talented guitarist, producer and general good egg.  A bit like label-mate Billy Sherwood he coordinates a number of artists for various projects usually with a guitar theme.  In the latest … Continue reading

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Album review: HAREM SCAREM – United

HAREM SCAREM - United

Frontiers [Release date 12.05.17] This is Harem Scarem’s second album since reuniting back in 2013 – three if you count their re-recording of their classic ‘Mood Swings’ album they did to get back their ownership of the songs. Original members … Continue reading

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Gig review: SOTO – Camden Underworld, London, 17 February 2017

SOTO - Camden Underworld, London, 17 February 2017

Prolific vocalist Jeff Scott Soto’s well-travelled career has seen him spend brief spells with big names like Yngwie Malmsteen and Journey, participate in supergroups like Soul Sirkus and W.E.T., release albums under his own name and lend his pipes to … Continue reading

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Album review: AOR – L.A. Darkness

AOR - L.A. Darkness

Escape Music www.escape-music.com [Release date 22.03.16] Frédéric Slama is back with the latest installment of the AOR series, number fifteen to be precise. Joining him are an impressive list of singers including Jeff Scott Soto and Steve Overland, plus Tommy … Continue reading

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Album review: SOTO – Divak

SOTO - Divak

earMUSIC [Release date 01.04.16] Soto’s debut album ‘Inside The Vertigo’  came and went early last year, and judging by the critical reaction perhaps splitting some of the core JSS fanbase as it marked a return to the more hard-hitting metal … Continue reading

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Album review: JOEL HOEKSTRA’S 13 – Dying To Live

JOEL HOEKSTRA

Frontiers [Release date 16.10.15] www.joelhoekstra.com Current Whitesnake and former Night Ranger guitarist Joel Hoekstra has released a handful of instrumental only solo albums and this time he’s gone for vocals. He’s not the singer, instead we have two vocal giants … Continue reading

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Quick plays: AXEL RUDI PELL, FREEDOM CALL, DANIELZ

AXEL RUDI PELL & FRIENDS – Magic Moments 25th Anniversary Special Show SPV www.spv.de (3CD/3DVD/Blu-Ray) [Released 27.04.15] This was a special one-off concert filmed and recorded back in July 11th 2014 at the ‘Bang Your Head’ festival to celebrate German … Continue reading

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News: JEFF SCOTT SOTO chooses favourite tracks (Interview, 25 January 2015)

Jeff Scott Soto - The Tivoli, Buckley, 23 June 2014

On Sunday 25 January, Jeff Scott Soto chats about his new album and career including Talisman and Journey on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. ‘Inside The Vertigo’  by his new band ‘Soto’ is released on 2 February via earMUSIC. In … Continue reading

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Album review: SOTO – Inside The Vertigo (Jeff Scott Soto)

SOTO - Inside The Vertigo (Jeff Scott Soto)

Interview edit: Jeff Scott Soto with David Randall, 13 January 2015 (15:04) Jeff is featured in an hour long special “Favourite Tracks from Favourite Artists” when he chooses the music and chats about his career, including Talisman and Journey Get … Continue reading

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Gig review: JEFF SCOTT SOTO – The Tivoli, Buckley, 23 June 2014

Jeff Scott Soto - The Tivoli, Buckley, 23 June 2014

Setlists.fm is a blessing and a curse.  Notwithstanding the occasional inaccuracy it has proved a boon to lazy or forgetful reviewers but also a useful tool to evaluate the worthiness of a tour.  And recently I used it to decide … Continue reading

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Gig Review: FRONTIERS ROCK FESTIVAL, Italy, 1-3 May 2014

Frontiers Rock Festival, Italy, May 2014

Famous Italian bands can be counted on the fingers of one hand, yet it is an Italian label, Frontiers Records, who have emerged as the world force in melodic rock. Starting with the underground acts, they have accumulated a huge … Continue reading

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Album review: W.E.T. – Live In Stockholm

W.E.T. - Live In Stockholm

Frontiers Records [Release date 21.02.14] The nearest to a supergroup in the current melodic rock world, W.E.T. have within a short space of time become one of the darlings of the genre. So hot on the heels of last year’s excellent … Continue reading

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Book review: Electric World – A Casual Guide to the Music of Neal Schon by Neil Daniels

Available as an EBook or book on Amazon Neal Schon if you needed reminding is the guitarist with melodic rock giants Journey, although this book by Neil Daniels (the Ginger Wildheart of rock writing as he always seems to have … Continue reading

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Album review: AOR – The Secrets Of LA

AOR - The Secrets Of LA

AOR Heaven [Release date 02.12.13] Having reviewed – somewhat disparingly I know (A slamming of Slama?) – Frederic Slama’s last offering (LA Temptation) and those of his protégées Chasing Violets  – could this latest album redeem the “veteran” LA-based French-born … Continue reading

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Quick plays: DANGER ANGEL, LORNE HIND

DANGER ANGEL - Revolutia

Perris Records www.perrisrecords.com Formed back in Athens, Greece in 2006 this is Danger Angel’s second album and they have enlisted Jeff Scott Soto to produce the album plus add his backing vocals. Jeff Scott Soto performed the vocals on their … Continue reading

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Gig Review: HRH AOR, Magna, Rotherham, 6 and 7 April 2013

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Mia Klose, HRH AOR, April 2013

The crowded world of classic rock festivals, as with magazines, seems to be splitting into ever more sub genres. The Hard Rock Hell brand, which has become well established with their holiday camp weekenders already assuming legendary status, launched two … Continue reading

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