Tag Archives: Tony Franklin


March 21, 2017

Cleopatra 2016 Revitalizing hard rock, sunset supermen stroll down the Strip with some swagger. What started in 2014 as another congregation of legendary artists around an unknown one, Steph Honde, has entered its second phase. An album that adds modern … Continue reading

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OVERLAND Get Infectious

September 6, 2016

Steve Overland is a hard rock force to reckon with, and although his OVERLAND project hasn’t reached a profile as high as one of FM, the quality of the Brit’s music and its heavy, melodic appeal doesn’t diminish no matter how … Continue reading

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JANI LANE – Catch A Falling Star

April 1, 2016

Deadline 2007 / Cleopatra 2016 Late WARRANT warbler’s renditions of heavy rock classics – inspired and otherwise. In his 47 years, Jani Lane amassed an amazing body of work that has yet to be properly anthologized, and this disc is … Continue reading

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Joel Hoekstra: Not Superstitious

June 22, 2015

From standing in in FOREIGNER to standing tall with WHITESNAKE now, it’s surprising that Joel Hoekstra‘s not a household name within a classic rock community but a musicians’ musician – yet the situation’s been rapidly changing lately. The final milestone for the … Continue reading

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Two Appices, two ex-WHITESNAKE bassists, two ex-RAINBOW singers: two new projects

February 26, 2014

Lately, legendary drummers Carmine and Vinny Appice have been very much busy – and not only duetting with each other. The skin-hitting brothers are both involved in a supergroup at the moment. The first, RATED X, who pretty much finished laying down their debut, … Continue reading

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