Tag Archives: AOR

DION BAYMAN – Better Days

November 29, 2018

Art Of Melody 2018 Reminiscences and optimism: Australian multi-instrumentalist creates a simple masterpiece. Not really known beyond his homeland, Dion Bayman deserves a wider renown. The artist’s first three records didn’t stir a lot of action, but “Better Days” should, … Continue reading

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TOKYO STORM – Optimistic State Of Mind

October 4, 2018

Tokyo Storm 2017 In search of exhilarating matter, British band’s high-spirited debut makes a stand against everyday greyness. Perhaps, it’s a mere coincidence that the acronym of this album’s title sounds like “awesome” – but it’s surely what the Midlands … Continue reading

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MARENNA – Livin’ No Regrets

August 31, 2018

Rock Company 2018 Homecoming triumph for Brazilian hard rock champions exposes their flawed brilliance. Bravado is what keeps Rodrigo Marenna and his companions going, so it’s not surprising to see them submit a tour document with only one full-length studio … Continue reading

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WISHBONE ASH – Twin Barrels Burning

August 22, 2018

AVM 1982 / The Right Honourable 2018 Catching up to the chase, British ensemble explore metal thunder underneath their hood. Having never stuck to any given movement, this collective got somewhat lost in the early ’80s when stylistic splintering started … Continue reading

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TRAGIK – Tainted

February 28, 2018

Rock Company 2017 Spoiled but alluring, harmonious hard rock trio dress down for the night on the tiles. If the purpose of this album’s appalling artwork was to grab attention, the artists’ mission has surely been accomplished; whether their potential … Continue reading

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