Friday, April 29, 2016

Italian Alternative rockers Easter before Christmas has just launched new video!




Easter before Christmas is an alternative rock band formed in 2010 in Viterbo, Italy.
In their music they mix up the style characteristics of many musical genres defining their own sound with the word PRUNK!

The band has a Demo-EP and two studio albums.

During their career, they achieved many results as have been selected for important cultural festivals throughout Italy such as the "IMAF Festival" in Milan attended also by Linus from Radio DeeJay; "The Final Act - Rome" presented by italian actor and dubber Pino Insegno; and more. Playing their songs, they have shared stages with several national known artists ie. Massimo Bagnato and some guys from Asganaway. Among the others awards, in 2012, Viterbo Records gave them the "Look and Style Award" for their live performance.
Their music has been broadcast also on some FM italian radios.
In 2013, Easter before Christmas left for their first international tour and they played in almost the whole of England the songs of their first album "The Plastic Bag"

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OVERTURES TO PLAY AT GODS OF METAL FESTIVAL 2016

Overtures will be sharing the stage with RAMMSTEIN, KORN, MEGADETH, GAMMA RAY (Official), SIX A:M, HALESTORM, THE SHRINE, JEFF ANGELL'S, STATICLAND and PLANETHARD as openers for the Gods Of Metal Festival 2016!!!!

The Gods Of Metal Festival will be the first Italian show where they'll play part of their new album "Artifacts"!




Melodic metallers Temperance have signed a new deal with Scarlet Records for the release of their much anticipated third album, later this year.

Melodic metallers Temperance have signed a new deal with Scarlet Records for the release of their much anticipated third album, which will be available starting from September. The band have recently completed a European tour with Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody and opened for Within Temptation, Slipknot and Nightwish among others. "

More album details, including the release date, full cover artwork, tracklist etc. will be revealed soon.




Cover artwork for the new Acacia Avenue album, entitled "Early Warning".

Here's the cover artwork for the new Acacia Avenue album, entitled "Early Warning". The album is scheduled to be released worldwide on May 12th through Perris Records.




REVIEW : SUNSTORM / Edge of Tomorrow (2016)

SUNSTORM, the band that is led by the legendary singer Joe Lynn Turner, strikes back with a new effort which is entitled "Edge Of Tomorrow". When Sunstorm released its debut, back in 2006, it made each and every single fan of the melodic rock scene in general very happy. Two more albums followed, the solid "House Of Dreams" and "Emotional Fire" which both showed that Sunstorm was not another Frontiers project but a real band.

New Jesse Damon (Silent Rage) video released

Silent Rage frontman Jesse Damon has just released a brand new lyric video for the song You Got Me Rockin', taken from his brand new album Southern Highway. While a majority of Jesse's new album leans more more towards southern-tinged blues rock, You Got Me Rockin' delivers his signature melodic hard rock sound in abundance.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYU7YE896XE

The CD is currently available throught CDBaby and at Jesse's website at www.jessedamon.com . The album can be downloaded at iTunes, Amazon and other reputable music providers.






Wednesday, April 27, 2016

REVIEW : VEGA / Who We Are (2016)

VEGA is a band that loves the late 80's melodic rock music and that's a thing that reflects in its music with each album. Having already released three extremely interesting and high quality melodic rock records, UK rockers are back again with their brand new opus which is entitled "Who We Are".

REVIEW : PHANTOM 5 / Phantom 5 (2016)

Michael Voss (Casanova, Bonfire, Mad Max) and Claus Lessmann (Bonfire) are both very very talented musicians and they both have released some killer records during their career. Nowadays, these two artists are joining forces to create t heir next big thing which is called PHANTOM 5. Apart fromLessman and Voss, the band, also, consists of the amazing Robby Boebel on guitars, Francis Buchholz on bass guitar and Axel Kruse on drums.

Alchemy to release “Never Too Late” on May 31st, 2016

Alchemy to release “Never Too Late” on May 31st, 2016

“Never Too Late”, the debut album of italian hard rock band Alchemy, will be published by Street Symphonies Records on May 31st, 2016. 

“We may say that 'Never Too Late' is a dynamic hard rock album with AOR and progressive influences, heavily based on solid drums and bass, catchy guitar riffs and powerful vocals, all glued together by orchestral strings and synths, but this is not what it really means to us” - says singer Marcello Spera - “To us, 'Never Too Late' is an album which tells you a story. 

VANLADE announce writing for upcoming new 3rd cd, recording of covers ep and Southern California festival appearance.

American melodic speed / true heavy metal band VANLADE are currently writing for their upcoming new 3rd cd, recording a covers ep and a special Southern California festival appearance.
Vanlade vocalist Brett Blackout has checked in with the following comment:
"We have a lot of exciting things brewing in the Vanlade camp! While writing for album three is well underway, we first plan on releasing a six song cover EP later this year that will feature a few very special guests from the US heavy metal scene. We have decided to keep the details under wrap until further notice, but we will have the EP available this October for the incredible Frost and Fire festival that we are honored to be apart of. Keep up with us on Facebook for soon-to-come fall tour information, as well as recording updates! Until then: stay heavy or die!!!"

DANGEROUS TOYS announced as headliners of the "Underdogs Of The 80's" in Kansas City.

DANGEROUS TOYS, the Austin, Texas classic hard rock band featuring vocalist Jason McMaster has been announced as the headliners of the "Underdogs Of The 80's" show to be held at the VooDoo Lounge located inside Harrah's Casino North in Kansas City, Kansas.
Jason McMaster has checked in with the following statement::
"It is great to get back to Kansas City. True rock n roll fans there, live and breathe it. We cant wait to destroy the stage at Voodoo again".
6/11/16 - VooDoo Lounge, Kansas City, Kansas
(Support bands include Super Troup, Jett Blakk and Hossferatu)
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Monday, April 25, 2016

REVIEW : CIRCLE OF REASON / Faith Or Theory (2016)

Circle Of Reason it's a modern hard rock band that hailed from Southampton, UK, and nowadays is ready to unleash its brand new record (EP) which is entitled "Faith Or Theory". The band is strongly influenced by bands such as Deftones, Funeral For A Friend, Biffy Clyroand and Mastodon and through its career have shared stages with acts like Feed The Rhino, Marmozets, Neck Deep, Mallory Knox, Creeper, Allusondrugs and Fearless Vampire Killers.