Review: Steve Vai – Vai/Gash Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group (January 27th, 2023 CD, February 24th, 2023 LP) Reviewer: David Mark Pearce From what I understand, when Steve Vai wrote this he just wanted to come up with stuff that represented his love of riding his Harley Davidson motorbike etc and with that he succeeds. His friend John […]

Roxanne have released a video for new song ‘Keep On Keepin’ On‘, which features Jeff Scott Soto. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming new album ‘Stereo Typical‘. ‘Stereo Typical‘ will be released via Rat Pak Records on February 24th. You can pre-order various bundles: here Not many bands can say they are releasing […]

Tempt have released their cover of Queen’s iconic masterpiece ‘We Will Rock You‘ for distribution to all DSPs. The single release which was mixed by Grammy Award winner Chris Lord-Alge follows the band’s successful premier of the song’s video that highlighted the incredible response that they received on their European tour. Dr Sir Brian May has blessed Tempt’s version of […]

The 4 albums that made Dokken one of the ‘80s top rock bands collected together as a box set (available in LP or CD formats) from BMG, ‘The Elektra Albums 1983-1987‘ (review here). Available now, the limited edition set includes Dokken’s million-selling, worldwide charting first 4 studio albums (‘Breaking the Chains’, ‘Tooth and Nail’, ‘Under Lock and Key’, and ‘Back for the Attack’) as a either a 5LP or 4CD set. This era features the classic line-up of Don Dokken (vocals), George Lynch (guitar), Jeff Pilson (bass), and “Wild” Mick Brown (drums), and all have been newly remastered by Andy Pearce (Black Sabbath, Motorhead). Additionally, the LP box features 180g black vinyl.   Both LP & CD box sets include: Breaking The Chains (1983) – US #136 Includes […]

Look what you’ve done to this rock n roll clown… Today – January 26th – Ghost‘s ‘Spillways‘ has undergone a transfiguration to include guest vocals from rock legend and avowed Ghost fan Joe Elliott of Def Leppard. To hear this new facet of this “sweetly constructed rock tune” (The New York Times) from Ghost’s American Music Award-winning ‘IMPERA‘, which charted at #2 in the UK Album Charts, go to To witness Joe Elliott‘s phantasmagorical journey into the world of Ghost, open Chapter 15: Meanwhile In […]

Sammy Radio is excited to announce the addition of the Ron Keel “Streets Of Rock N Roll” Radio Show, starting Monday, January 30th, from 5pm to 6pm PT, and every Monday after that! Rest assured it’s gonna bring some kick-ass rocking good times! Ron Keel’s show has exploded into a house-hold name and after the Rock n Roll Happy Hour interview on Sammy Radio, we all figured that this would be […]