Tag Archives: hard rock

DOG SOLDIER – Shoot To Kill

February 21, 2022

SMTM 2022 Out of oblivion with glimmer and clangor, heavy rockers from Michigan reclaim their fame, if not fortune. Not to be mistaken for their , this bunch of rock ‘n’ roll roughnecks hailed from Ann Arbor and used to … Continue reading

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OMEGA – Omega & III

February 8, 2022

Bacillus 1974-1974 / MiG Music 2022 The Eastern Bloc’s greatest progressive rock export extrapolate their past successes on home turf to set up international future. With one of their songs covered by many international acts, including SCORPIONS, and their opening … Continue reading

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CHINAWHITE – Evolution(?)

January 13, 2022

Rock Company 2021 Philosophical treatise on existential crisis from international think-tank who thrive on melody. Assuredness and despair have been part of hard-rock dramas since day one but doubt could make anyone look weak, which makes this album, with an … Continue reading

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TRAGIK – Ultima Ratio

January 7, 2022

Rock Company 2021 Drawing the line through this divided world, hard rock veterans deliver a blow to boredom. This ensemble’s oeuvre may be uneven but no one can call any of Phil Vincent-fronted albums uneventful, and while some could say … Continue reading

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ALAN SIMON – Excalibur V: Move, Cry, Act, Clash!

January 6, 2022

Spirit Of Unicorn Music 2021 Producing aural imagery out of rage, stellar cast of ongoing rock opera deliver a lackluster tapestry. Having always felt more like franchise than a loose framework for songs that don’t fit Alan Simon’s stage-set projects … Continue reading

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