Tag: Rock

Sunbomb – Evil And Divine Review

Another of Frontiers Records’ apparently endless combinations of hard rock all-stars, Sunbomb is the pairing of Stryper vocalist / guitarist Michael Sweet with L.A. Guns / ex-Brides Of Destruction shredder Tracii Guns. Per Guns, the

Silver Lake By Esa Holopainen Review

[Cover artwork by Metastazis] Most of us have been around the game long enough to recognize that a modest amount of caution may be advised when approaching solo albums from metal artists. Yes, they’ve often

Cover art by Don Rico

Neil Merryweather & The Space Rangers – Kryptonite Review

Before we dive into the record, let us take a moment to just bask in the glory of that album art. The cover is important: It’s that first impression; the welcome banner that adorns the

As Ever, This Is The Golden Age – An Interview With Wobbler

Last Rites’ graybeards and greenhorns alike share an abiding love of the classic styles. Likewise, we appreciate and even revel in all that shiny new shit at the cutting edge. As such, we reject the

Mystery, Myth, Wit, And Spit: Rush’s Moving Pictures At 40

By the time Rush released Moving Pictures early in 1981, they’d already completed a major phase shift from blues-based hard rock to full on prog rock and then produced no fewer than four indisputably classic

Molassess – Through The Hollow Review

[Artwork by Max Rovers] It would be unreasonable to speak of the debut full-length from Molassess and not make reference to the now defunct The Devil’s Blood. The two are intertwined via four previous members

Counting Hours ‒ The Will Review

The Will is the debut record from Finland’s Counting Hours, and in the interest of getting straight to the point, here’s the point: this record is unabashedly, lovingly, even aggressively 90s in style. Such a

Wobbler – Dwellers Of The Deep Review

[Cover artwork: Mundus Subterraneus, an engraving by Athanasius Kircher from 1664 redefined by graphic artist Thomas Kaldhold] Not sure you’ve noticed, but the Nordic countries are quite powerful when it comes to progressive music. Oh,