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Angelica Rylin is a Swedish female musician known by her band " Murder of my sweet " whose music and the words she writes. Her debut Solo album "angelica" is a good hard rock record which makes me remind to the bands of the 80s such as Vixen or still to Lita Ford and Pat Benatar. Thus a good dose of Hard rock and without forgetting typical rock ballad " Can' t stop the love " or " Losers in paradise ". An album without too much surprises but which deserves a listening.


Founded in late 2008 by former Alabama Thunderpussy guitarist Asechiah Bogdan, alongside singer Dorthia Cottrell, second guitarist Garrett Morris, bassist Nathan Hilbish, and drummer Jeff Loucks, this Richmond, Virginia based Stoner/ Doom Metal act first had itself heard of with their self-titled 2-track demo, recorded in the rehearsal space and released in limited copies (only 80 made) in August 2010.

Vista Chino

Stoner fans, beware! For Vista Chino is simply the new bandname taken on by John Garcia (singer), Brant Bjork (drums) and Bruno Fevery (guitar), now that the other former Kyuss members Josh Homme and Scott Reeder won their law suit against Kyuss Lives! using that name for any recordings. Further proof of the ongoing animosity between the former Kyuss members.

Ted Nugent

More than 30 million sold albums and thousands of concerts, the virtuoso and eccentric Ted Nugent returns to us with a live record of thunder. Ultralive Ballisticrock  has all that it is necessary. Rock n roll attitude with all the best of the best of the 70s until now. As usual, a perfect sound and energetic solos, jokes between songs , well a beautiful live compilation for all the fans of Mister Nugent.

Monster Magnet

After waiting again 3 years en new record from Monster Magnet with frontman and founder Dave Wyndorf. I was expecting a more powerful number with more content to open the cd. The title track is much better more than 9 minutes ; trippy arrangement , psychedelic and great melodies. “Three Kingfishers” is a cover from Donovan (album Sunshine Superman) at the late sixties.


Artillery Legions their seventh album… This will also be the first album to feature Josua on drums and Michael Bastholm Dahl on vocals. These guy making thrash like nobody else. The ten songs are well written for a trash record. What a clean-throated Voice from Michael Bastholm! My favorites are the powerful, punshig “God Feater” and slow Global Flatline”. At all not a bad album from this Danish trashmetal band. Well done!


Beginning this year Christian rockers Stryper signed a deal with Frontiers Records which resulted already in the release of ‘Second Coming’, an album with fourteen classic songs re-recorded plus two new songs. Now with ‘No More Hell To Pay’ they present a brand new original studio album and again with the original line-up of Michael Sweet (vocals/guitar), Oz Fox (guitar), Tim Gaines (bass), and Robert Sweet (drums).


Once upon a time in a galaxy far far away, there was an elite group of chaos warriors who have been plundering the galaxy with a boundless hatred of all things alive. They were called the Scumdogs of the Universe, and they grew in might and fury, the greatest weapon in the arsenal of their cosmic Master.

But they became too powerful, and too defiant, and for their cosmic crimes were banished to the most insignificant planet in the universe…the seething mud ball known as Earth.

Place Vendome

Since a few years Michael Kiske decided to switch his interest from the metal scene to be part of the melodic rock scene. That resulted in two band projects so far, Unisonic, and Place Vendome. Now with the latter he released his third album, ‘Thunder In The Distance’.


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