Tag Archives: MelodicRock Records

Album review: SCHERER/BATTEN – BattleZone

MelodicRock Records [Release date 22.09.17] Scherer/Batten is vocalist Marc Scherer (who released an album with Jim Peterik in 2015) and guitarist Jennifer Batten, who has worked with Jeff Beck and Michael Jackson amongst others. Former Survivor member Jim Peterik wrote … Continue reading

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Album review: FICTION SYXX – Tall Dark Secret

MeldodicRock Records [Release date 21.08.17] Fiction Syxx is the brain child of songwriter/vocalist/guitarist Mark Allen Lanoue who has had these musical ideas for some time now. To help him realise his musical vision he is joined by guitarist JK Northrup (King … Continue reading

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Album review: DON BARNES – Ride The Storm

MelodicRock Records [Release date 20.06.17] Hats off to MelodicRock Record’s Andrew McNeice who finally got this long lost album released. Don Barnes, of southern rockers .38 Special fame, recorded this album back in 1989, however due the time honoured label … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHNNY LIMA – Johnny Lima/Made In California

JOHNNY LIMA - Johnny Lima/Made In California

MelodicRock Records [Release date 01.03.17] These two albums by Johnny Lima – his self-titled debut from 1996 and 2003′s ‘Made In California’ – have been made available again by MelodicRock Records and not before time I say! Johnny Lima’s debut … Continue reading

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Album review: MECCA – III

MelodicRock Records [Release date 14.10.16] It seems ages since the last Mecca album came  out, ‘Undeniable’, although in fact it came out in 2011 and not that long in some bands eyes. However, this third album has been recorded over … Continue reading

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Album review: THE RADIO SUN – Outside Looking In

MelodicRock Records [Release date 30.09.16] The Radio Sun return with album number three and again Paul Laine (ex-Danger Danger) handles production duties and sings co-lead vocal on ‘Wink & Smile’ (one of the album’s stand out songs). There is a … Continue reading

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Album review: CONSTANCIA – Final Curtain

CONSTANCIA – Final Curtain

MelodicRock Records [Release date 10.07.15] Swedish melodic rock band Constancia are back with their sophomore album ‘Final Curtain’ a full 6 years after their debut ‘Lost and Gone’ was released back in 2009. The band was formed back in 2007 … Continue reading

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Album review: VINDICTIV – World of Fear

VINDICTIV – World of Fear

MelodicRock Records [Release date 10.07.15] Swedish neo-classical metal band Vindictiv return with their fourth album, “World of Fear”, and their first with well-travelled vocalist Mark Boals. Guitarist Stefan Lindholm, keyboard player Pontus Larsson and bassist Nalle Påhlsson have been in … Continue reading

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Album review: S.A.Y – Orion

S-A-Y - Orion

MelodicRock Records [Release date 22.05.15] S.A.Y are Swedish and ‘Orion’ is yet another melodic rock record from the Scandinavian melodic rock factory that keeps churning out releases like it was 1986 all over again. Who are S.A.Y then?  Perhaps friends … Continue reading

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Interview: JANNE STARK (Constancia) – June 2015

Constancia - Final Curtain

Janne Stark is a busy man with a new Constancia album ‘Final Curtain’ out on July 10th on Melodic Rock Records, plus he is a member of Grand Design and Overdrive. All of this and he reviews and writes books … Continue reading

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Album review: TONK – Ruby Voodoo

MelodicRock Records [Release date 09.03.15] The first thing that hit me about Tonk is that how awful their name is! I remember Tonka toys…but Tonk…well according to Urban dictionary it is US customs slang for an illegal immigrant… Sorry we … Continue reading

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Album Review: EMPIRES OF EDEN – Architect Of Hope

MelodicRock Records [release date 09.03.15] Empires Of Eden is the brainchild of Australian guitarist Stu Marshall who currently trades his wares alongside the mighty Ross The Boss in Death Dealer and “Empires of Eden” is the follow up to 2012’s … Continue reading

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Album review: XTASY – Revolution

XTASY – Revolution

MelodicRock Records [Release date 13.10.14] Andrew McNeice, the man behind melodicrock.com, has tapped into the Spanish melodic scene for Xtasy and their debut album Revolution. Xtasy were founded back in 2011 by guitarist Jorge and vocalist Silvia and they recorded … Continue reading

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Album review: THE RADIO SUN – Wrong Things Right

MelodicRock Records [Released 19.05.14] The Radio Sun may be releasing their debut album, however the keen pop rock fan will notice that the core of the band were in the much missed Square One (vocalist Jason Old, guitarist Steve Janevski … Continue reading

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Album review: STAN BUSH – The Ultimate

Stan Bush - The Ultimate

MelodicRock Records www.MelodicRockRecords.com [Release date 17.03.14] Stan Bush is back with another fine melodic rock album and yes there is another revamp of ‘The Touch’ from ‘The Transformers’ movie, this time with a more electro edge. That’s not the only … Continue reading

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