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Album review: JAMES CHRISTIAN – Craving

JAMES CHRISTIAN - Craving

Frontiers [Release date 20.04.18] Fourth solo album from House Of Lords frontman James Christian sees him work with a variety of songwriters including Tommy Denander (who also plays guitars, bass and keys), Cliff Magness (who has his solo album released … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE WALSH – Black Butterfly

STEVE WALSH - Black Butterfly

Escape Music [Release date 10.11.17] After Steve Walsh retired from Kansas back in 2014 many thought that would be it and we’d hear no more from Walsh, luckily this was proven wrong and here we have a new solo album … Continue reading

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Album review: CHRIS OUSEY – Dream Machine

CHRIS OUSEY - Dream Machine

Escape Music [Release date 22.04.16] Chris Ousey has taken time out from fronting Snakecharmer to release his follow-up to his 2011 album ‘Rhyme & Reason’. He is joined by various guest musicians including fellow Snakecharmer Adam Wakeman, Tommy Denander and … 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: OZONE – Self Defence

OZONE - Self Defence

Escape Music [Release date 25.09.15] This album is a little bit special as it sees two of the UK’s premier rock vocalists team up, namely FM’s Steve Overland and Chris Ousey, currently fronting Snakecharmer and Heartland, plus he fronted Virgina … Continue reading

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Album review: RADIOACTIVE – F4ur

RADIOACTIVE - F4ur

Escape Music www.escape-music.com [Release date 17.04.15] This is indeed as the title suggests album number four from Radioactive, the first in nearly ten years. Radioactive is the brainchild of guitarist/songwriter Tommy Denander and on each album to date he has … Continue reading

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Interview: TOMMY DENANDER

Guitarist/songwriter/producer Tommy Denander is a busy man with Radioactive about to release their first new album in over ten years ‘F4ur’ on Escape Music. This features a stellar cast of melodic rock vocalists including the late, great Jimi Jamison, Jeff … Continue reading

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Interview: JK IMPERA

Impera - Empire Of Sin

Impera have just released their third and possibly best album to date ‘Empire Of Sin’ on Escape Music. Here we catch-up with mainman and drummer JK Impera… What have you got planned for the next few months music wise? e.g. … Continue reading

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Album review: IMPERA – Empire Of Sin

IMPERA - Empire Of Sin

Escape Music www.escape-music.com [Release date 26.01.15] This is the third album from Impera since 2012 when they released their debut album. They were formed around drummer JK Impera (Bruce Kulick/Graham Bonnet), who is joined by guitarist Tommy Denander (who has … Continue reading

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Gig review: FIREFEST – Nottingham Rock City, 24-26 October 2014 (Day 3)

Axxis - Firefest, Nottingham Rock City, 26 October 2014

DAY 3 -  DANGER DANGER, AUTOGRAPH, CONEY HATCH, BROTHER FIRETRIBE, TOUCH, GUILD OF AGES, AXXIS The final day of ‘the final fling’ began with a slightly left field choice of veteran German rockers Axxis, and yet they blew the cobwebs … Continue reading

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Album review: AOR – LA Connection

AOR - LA Connection

Escape Music www.escape-music.com [Released 21.07.14] Frederic Slama is back with album number thirteen under the AOR handle and a new label after the last couple of releases were on the aptly named AOR Heaven label. On this album he is … Continue reading

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News: RIP – Dennis ‘Fergie’ Frederiksen

Frontiers Records are sad to announce the death of Dennis ‘Fergie’ Frederiksen, who recorded and released his final two studio albums with the label (’Happiness Is The Road’ and ‘Any Given Moment’) while suffering from inoperable cancer that he had … Continue reading

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Album review: RADIOACTIVE – Legacy

Escape Music www.escape-music.com Tommy Denander has played and appeared on over 2,000 albums now so it stands to reason when he had his own musical project, Radioactive, he’d have a decent number of musician friends to help him out. These … Continue reading

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Album review: CHASING VIOLETS – Jade Hearts

Chasing Violets - Jade Hearts

AOR Records [Release date 14.06.13] I think producer Frederic Slama compromised Chasing Violets’ debut album ‘Outside Heaven’ (2012) by re-using the songs (and the backing tracks) for his own project album ‘LA Temptation’. Slama is a respected LA-based AOR mover … Continue reading

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IMPERA – Legacy Of Life

Escape Music www.escape-music.com       Formed around drummer JK Impera (Bruce Kulick/Graham Bonnet/John Corabi) he is joined by guitarist Tommy Denander (who has played on hundreds of albums including Toto, Alice Cooper, Paul Stanley) and vocalist Matti Alfonzetti (once … Continue reading

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CHASING VIOLETS – Outside Heaven

Chasing Violets - Outside Heaven

Perris Records [Release date 03.07.12] This is an album I really wanted to like, the musicians roll-call reading like a Who’s Who of Melodic Rock in 2012.  Yes, Denander’s here,  Goran Edman (on ‘The Price To Pay’ and ‘Above Suspicion’), … Continue reading

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