Review: Hammer King – Hammer King Napalm Records (June 11th 2021) Reviewer: Jason Hopper While I am into many different types of Hard Rock and Metal, one of the sub-genres I don’t follow too closely is Power Metal. There are a few bands that I enjoy (Hammerfall, Primal Fear), but I tend to find the […]

Review: Nitrate – Renegade AOR Heaven (July 30th 2021) Reviewer: Jason Hopper Dynamic!  That is the word that came to mind while listening to Nitrate’s ‘Renegade‘. The third album from this band finds them recruiting vocalist Alexander Strandell (Art Nation, Crowne) and Tom and James Martin (Vega) for rhythm guitar and keyboards, respectively, as well […]

Review: Tuple – Welcome To Hell AOR Heaven (May 28th 2021) Reviewer: Jason Hopper Tommi “Tuple” Salmela returns with his second album, ‘Welcome To Hell‘, and I admittedly could not wait to check it out. Tuple’s last album, ‘Wooden Box‘, was the biggest musical surprise of 2020. Songs like the title track, ‘Miracle’, and ‘Get […]