Tag Archives: NEWMAN

Album review: PARIS- The World Outside

(Release Date 01.07.16) France is not best known as a hotbed of melodic rock, but singer/keyboardist Frederic Dechevanne and guitarist Sebastien Montet and their band named after the French capital represent one of the the best attempts yet from a … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK HELL AOR – Pwllheli, Wales, 12 March 2016 (Quiet Riot, Dan Reed Network)

Quiet Riot - HARD ROCK HELL AOR - Pwllheli, Wales, 12 March 2016

My first experience of any of the Hard Rock Hell festivals was HRH AOR in March last year, enjoying it so much I bought my own accommodation for this year’s event before any bands were announced.  You cannot imagine how … Continue reading

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Gig review: JUST SAY YES/ARFM MELODIC ROCK FUNDRAISER – The Spot, Derby, 30 January 2016

JUST SAY YES/ARFM MELODIC ROCK FUNDRAISER - The Spot, Derby, 30 January 2016

Now in its second year, the ‘Just Say Yes’ and ARFM charity melodic rock fundraiser was a must on several grounds. First of all, in its own right as raising a substantial amount for a charity supporting young people with … Continue reading

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Album review: NEWMAN – The Elegance Machine

AOR Heaven [Released 31.08.15] Steve Newman is back with his band Newman and joining him are his long term drummer Rob McEwen and on backing vocals Geoff Wootton and Mark Thompson-Smith (who worked with Steve Newman on the criminally underrated … Continue reading

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News: NEWMAN, EVERGREY, MUSE – Sunday 14 June 2015

DeathDealer (who feature Ross the Boss ex-Manowwar/The Dictators) release their new album ‘Hallowed Ground’ on September 11th via SMG Records. Newman will release their new, as yet untitled album, by the end of the year. Trixter’s Steve Brown will stand-in … Continue reading

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Album Review: NEWMAN – S/T

Newman

[Release Date 22.10.14] After over 15 years of hard graft and a series of quality albums, Steve Newman has established himself as a respected name among the AOR cognoscenti, now happily getting the message out through more regular gigging. A lot of … Continue reading

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Gig review: MELODIC ROCK FEST – Arlington Heights, Chicago, USA, 27-29 September 2013

For nearly two decades, Australian Andrew McNiece has been the ringmaster and champion of the worldwide melodic rock community through his website www.melodicrock.com , which brought many of us together at a time when this type of music had been … Continue reading

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Interview: 10Q’s with STEVE NEWMAN

Steve Newman and his band Newman have just released their tenth album, ‘Siren’ on AOR Heaven and it is quite possibly the best yet. Here Steve gives us an update on the new album, tour plans and more… What are … Continue reading

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Album review: NEWMAN – Siren

AOR Heaven Amazingly this is the tenth studio album by Newman, which is basically Steve Newman plus long time drummer Rob McEwen. However this album features some guests in the shape of guitarists Shaun Bessant  on ‘When It Comes To … Continue reading

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