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Album review: W.E.T.- Earthrage

W.E.T.- Earthrage

Frontiers [Release date 23.03.18] In the extensive world of melodic rock collaborations, W.E.T. can be seen as the nearest to a supergroup, bringing together the talents of prolific vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, Eclipse’s main man Erik Martensson and Work of … Continue reading

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Album review: NORDIC UNION

Nordic Union

Frontiers Records [Release date 29.01.16] Lead singer of Eclipse, whose ‘Armageddonize’ album was GRTR!’s second best melodic rock album of 2015, Erik Martensson is one of the most prolific, not to say talented, figures in his field. The latest in … Continue reading

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Album review: ECLIPSE – Armageddonize

ECLIPSE - Armageddonize

Frontiers Records [Release Date 20.02.15] In the crowded field of Scandinavian melodic rock hopefuls, Eclipse took a massive step forward with their fourth album in 2012, ‘Bleed And Scream’ which topped many end year best ofs. It was another triumph … Continue reading

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Gig review: JEFF SCOTT SOTO – The Tivoli, Buckley, 23 June 2014

Jeff Scott Soto - The Tivoli, Buckley, 23 June 2014

Setlists.fm is a blessing and a curse.  Notwithstanding the occasional inaccuracy it has proved a boon to lazy or forgetful reviewers but also a useful tool to evaluate the worthiness of a tour.  And recently I used it to decide … Continue reading

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Gig Review: ECLIPSE – Camden Underworld, London, 14 May 2014

ECLIPSE, Camden Underworld, 14 May 2014

Having built quite a reputation with their critically acclaimed last two albums, Are You Ready To Rock in 2008 and 2012’s Bleed And Scream, it is perhaps surprising that this was Eclipse’s first headline UK show, a sole date squeezed … Continue reading

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Gig Review: FRONTIERS ROCK FESTIVAL, Italy, 1-3 May 2014

Frontiers Rock Festival, Italy, May 2014

Famous Italian bands can be counted on the fingers of one hand, yet it is an Italian label, Frontiers Records, who have emerged as the world force in melodic rock. Starting with the underground acts, they have accumulated a huge … Continue reading

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Album review: W.E.T. – Live In Stockholm

W.E.T. - Live In Stockholm

Frontiers Records [Release date 21.02.14] The nearest to a supergroup in the current melodic rock world, W.E.T. have within a short space of time become one of the darlings of the genre. So hot on the heels of last year’s excellent … Continue reading

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Album review: EDENBRIDGE – The Bonding

SPV There are a lot of female fronted symphonic and progressive metal bands out there now, possibly too many and it takes something a bit special to make the listener sit up and take notice. Luckily Edenbridge are one such … Continue reading

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Album review: W.E.T.- Rise Up

W.E.T.- Rise Up

Frontiers Records In a genre whose natural tendency is to look backwards, few new melodic rock acts have been as eagerly anticipated as W.E.T. Their 2009 debut, fusing the talents of prolific and versatile ex Malmsteen, Talisman and Journey singer … Continue reading

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JIMI JAMISON – Never Too Late

Frontiers www.frontiers.it Following on the heels of his last solo album, the wonderful “Crossroads Moment” (and “Extra Moments”) which was mostly co-written with ex-Survivor colleague Jim Peterik, comes “Never Too Late”. The Survivor writing connection has been severed for this … Continue reading

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