Hard rock vocalists Terry Ilous and Jack Russell have released a cover of the Tom Petty classic ‘I Won’t Back Down‘. Terry Ilous moved to Hollywood from Lyon, France in 1984, and formed the hard rock band XYZ along with friend and bassist Pat Fontaine .XYZ released their debut self-titled album (produced by Don Dokken) in 1989 on Enigma Records. Currently Ilous is touring with ‘Legends of Classic Rock’, featuring Greg D’Angelo (White Lion) […]

‘Portraits of Rory‘ features the legendary Irish singer, songwriter and guitarist Rory Gallagher. The “People’s Guitar Hero” who revelled in his anti-star status to become an outstanding writer, player and live performer and whom Joe Bonamassa has described as “the Rocky Balboa of guitarists”. Rory Gallagher truly came alive on stage and this new, coffee table book captures Rory as his best through the lens of […]

New York’s legendary underground rock label Tee Pee Records is thrilled to announce the official release of ‘Who Do They Think They Are?‘, the debut album from Pittsburgh-based Swiss-American quartet, Sweat. After leaving her home in Basel with a heart hungry for authentic vintage rock, it didn’t take long for vocalist/organist Sue Pedrazzi to settle […]

What if someone curated a special group of artists to create a special dual event…one where a small audience of people (45 or less) gets to experience an amazing performance while being filmed as a show for an upcoming streaming series? Many people are done with the whole mega-concert experience–beginning with the tickets!  Enter Deko Entertainment. […]

Renowned music journalist Chris Charlesworth has revised his original text from the 1983 edition of his book and added new Introduction and Aftermath chapters. The new look book has been completely redesigned and expanded to almost 500 colour pages and now incorporates hundreds of photographs and images, some seen for the first time, including a […]

UMR are delighted to announce the release on 12 May 2023 of the deluxe edition of ‘To Our Children’s Children’s Children’ / ‘The Royal Albert Hall Concert December 1969’. This 4CD/1Blu-Ray boxset features the remastered original stereo mix, along with new stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound mixes by Stephen W. Tayler. Tayler has also remixed a legendary performance recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in December 1969, in both stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound. The concert features in this set on both […]

On 7th April 2023, Paul Gilbert will be releasing an album celebrating one of heavy metal’s greatest icons when he releases ‘The Dio Album‘ via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. Check out Gilbert’s version of ‘Man on the Silver Mountain‘. You can pre-order the album: https://lnk.to/PaulGilbert Talking about the song he says. “‘Man on the Silver Mountain‘ has one of my favorite Ritchie Blackmore “plucked” guitar riffs. And of course, Ronnie James Dio‘s vocal shines throughout. To me, the lyrics […]