Sebastian Bach
Interviews

INTERVIEW: Sebastian Bach

September 20, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Over the years Sebastian Bach has become an ever more frequent visitor to Australia, usually with a new album for us when he arrives. This time though his latest release has been his Autobiography ’18 […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Newman – Aerial

September 20, 2017 Mark Rockpit

British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steve Newman has been producing great melodic rock for over twenty years now. This his 11th album is no exception – indeed it might just be up there with his best, […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Frontline – Cold World

September 17, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Cold World, the debut album from Chicago modern rockers Frontline is a light melodic affair. Opening track ‘Follow’ comes across like a heavier Collective Soul, or early Shinedown, maybe even a more soulful Train. It’s […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Jon Stevens – Starlight

September 15, 2017 Mark Rockpit

As a relative later-comer to the music of Jon Stevens he’s always been a solo artist to me rather than the ex-lead vocalist of iconic Aussie band Noiseworks. ‘Starlight’ is his tenth solo release and his highest […]

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EP REVIEW: Rosemont – Rosemont

September 11, 2017 Mark Rockpit

If the name ‘Rosemont’ is unfamiliar to you then cast your mind back to cast your mind back to 2013 and ‘First Taste’ the debut album from a South Australian Sleaze Rock band with the […]

FarCry
Interviews

INTERVIEW: Pete Fry – FarCry

September 11, 2017 Mark Rockpit

  Over the last decade or so there have been some fine Melodic Rock albums released but two I always come back to are by the U.S. band FarCry – 2009’s ‘High Gear’ and 2011’s […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Lynch Mob – The Brotherhood

September 1, 2017 Mark Rockpit

There’s a wonderful feeling that sweeps over you when you hear opening track ‘Main Offender’ – it’s a song that just instantly transports you back to the glorious Wicked Sensation album from 1990. There’s that […]

News: General

Jared James Nichols announces new album ‘Black Magic’

August 24, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Wisconsin-born, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and guitarist, Jared James Nichols, returns with his new album “Black Magic” which is the follow up to 2015’s debut album “Old Glory & The Wild Revival”. “Black Magic” features 10 tracks and will be released […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Alpha Tiger – Alpha Tiger

August 17, 2017 Mark Rockpit

After a building opening piece ‘Road to Vega’ shot through with guitars and quite promising, it fades, and ‘Comatose’, a fiery melodic rocker bursts forth. At the same time as you were disappointed that the […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Dobermann – Pure Breed

August 14, 2017 Mark Rockpit

With a decent boogie-driven hard rock sound like on ‘War Thunder’ Dobermann certainly catch your attention. There’s a certain bluesy good time feeling about that track but not in the way say the Quireboys play […]

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