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Album review: BURNING WITCHES – s/t

BURNING WITCHES – s/t

BW Records/Non-Stop Music [Release date: 29.05.17] It’s a shame about the hackneyed packaging of this all-girl Swiss metal band as leather-clad goddesses and the ridiculously-penned demonic and dark subject material. Because beneath all that vaguely comedic chaff, there are some … Continue reading

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Album review: BRIAN MAILLARD – Reincarnation

Brian Maillard - Reincarnation

www.brianmaillard.com [Release date: 01.02.14] Brian Mailliard is an accomplished guitarist who came to wider attention with the band Solid Vision and perhaps more widely with the ill-fated if rather good Dominici albums (2005-7) fronted by original Dream Theater vocalist Charlie … Continue reading

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Album Review: KROKUS – Long Stick Goes Boom (Live from Da House of Rust)

KROKUS - Long Stick Goes Boom (Live from Da House of Rust)

Sony Music [Out now] For sheer endurance, belligerence and tenacity, these Swiss rockers deserve a rather large gong. The best thing to come out of Berne since holey cheese, Krokus are now into their 40th year, still serving up fat slabs … Continue reading

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Album review: GOTTHARD – Bang!

Pias www.gotthard.com [Released 01.04.14] Solid hard rock is not something you associate with Switzerland, but Gotthard are one of Switzerland’s most successful bands. This is their 11th studio album, and second with vocalist Nic Maeder (after the death of original … Continue reading

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Album review: TICKET TO THE MOON – Dilemma On Earth

      Brennus Music – Released November 2012 The tidal wave of superlative progressive rock emanating from continental Europe shows no sign of dissipating anytime soon and, for all aficionados of the genre, surfboards should be waxed-up and this … Continue reading

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