Tuff – The History of Tuff

Tuff – The History of Tuff

In a dedication to the evolution of the band Tuff, vocalist Stevie Rachelle has expanded upon solo efforts by recruiting bandmates Darrell Roberts (guitar),...
Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Beethoven’s Last Night

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Beethoven’s Last Night

The date is March 26, 1827, the town is Vienna, and a cast of characters including Ludwig von Beethoven, the spirit Fate, Mephistopheles (the...
Theatre of Tragedy – Assembly

Theatre of Tragedy – Assembly

Having not heard any material by Theatre Of Tragedy since “Aegis”, I was rather curious to hear if the band was utilizing Liv Kristine...
Thunderstone – Thunderstone

Thunderstone – Thunderstone

Thunderstone is the latest Nuclear Blast band from Finland that delivers a melodic power metal punch that is however much more immediate than similar...
Billy Sheehan – Compression

Billy Sheehan – Compression

Considering the career that Billy Sheehan has behind him, it is very surprising that this is his first solo attempt.  Perhaps that is because...
Sentenced – The Cold White Light

Sentenced – The Cold White Light

While I felt that their previous release “Crimson” strayed away from their strengths and headed into the direction of style like Metallica’s disastrous “Load”...
Savatage – Poets and Madmen

Savatage – Poets and Madmen

Under the direction of longtime producer/lyricist Paul O’Neill, the band, Jon Oliva (vocals, keyboards), Chris Caffery (guitar), Johnny Lee Middleton (bass), and Jeff Plate...
Sammy Hagar – Ten 13

Sammy Hagar – Ten 13

A couple of  albums and 250 performances later, Vic Johnson (guitar), Mona (bass), Jesse Harms (keyboard) and David Lauser (drums), who are better known...
ROXX GANG – Drinkin’ T.N.T. and Smokin’ Dynamite

ROXX GANG – Drinkin’ T.N.T. and Smokin’ Dynamite

The band exploded on the music scene with the demo Love 'Em and Leave 'Em earning rave reviews both domestically and abroad, signed to...
Robin Brock – Blame It Rock and Roll

Robin Brock – Blame It Rock and Roll

Canada has produced some of the finest female melodic hard rock singers including Darby Mills (Headpins), Lee Aaron, Sass Jordan and Holly Woods (Toronto). ...
Rage – Unity

Rage – Unity

Wagner (vocals, bass), Victor Smolski (guitars, keyboards) and Mike Terrana (drums) of Rage return with their latest release, "Unity", and as usual defy pigeonholing...
Praying Mantis – Nowhere To Hide

Praying Mantis – Nowhere To Hide

The latest release from Praying Mantis, "Nowhere To Hide", is a wonderfully composed piece of melodic hard rock. The CD opens with three straight...