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Album review: APPICE – Sinister

APPICE - Sinister

SPV [Release date 27.10.17] This is the first ever studio collaboration between the Brothers Appice.  Carmen is of course best known for his work with Vanilla Fudge and Jeff Beck.  Vinny is the younger whipper snapper who has worked most … 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: 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: 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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Album Review: RATED X – Rated X

Frontiers Records [release date 10.11.14] Rated X are another one of Frontiers’ all-star bands featuring some big names from the past. Who do we have here then? Well the well-travelled Joe Lynn Turner features on vocals, two-thirds of the original … Continue reading

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Album review : KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD – Goin’ Home

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD – Goin

Provogue [Release date 05.05.13] Kenny Wayne Shepherd tells us that: ‘These are songs that helped shape who I am’. It might seem a little early in his career to be indulging in a ‘Goin’ Home’ scenario especially, as he’s still … Continue reading

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Album review: DEREK SHERINIAN – Reissues (Inertia,Black Utopia,Mythology,Blood Of The Snake,Molecular Heinosity)

Derek Sherinian - Inertia

Armoury Records (re-issues) [Release date 10.02.14] Sherinian came to wider attention with Dream Theater in 1994 and since he left that band in 1999 the volume of his session work has grown along with stints in Black Country Communion and … Continue reading

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10 Q’s with DOUGLAS DOCKER

Douglas Docker is the musical mastermind behind Docker’s Guild who have just released their debut album ‘The Mystic Technocracy’ through Lion Music. It features a host of guest musicians including Tony Mills (TNT/Shy), John Payne (Asia), Tony Franklin and more. … Continue reading

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Will WALLNER / Vivien VAIN

www.wallnervain.com (Ed’s note: this CD will be re-issued by Metal Mind in the autumn) This guitarist and vocalist duo have produced a fine rock album, plenty of polished shred, and more name guests than the Queen’s garden party. The keyboard … Continue reading

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Wallner/Vain new album ‘Rising’ due October 8th

Metal Mind Productions is proud to announce the European release of the debut album by Los Angeles based hard rock artists Will Wallner (guitars) & Vivien Vain (vocals). Released in February, the self-titled album has been available so far only … Continue reading

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