Swedish AOR outfit HOUSTON will release their new album, “II“, on September 2nd in Europe/USA through Livewire/Cargo Records. HOUSTON “II” is the follow-up to the highly acclaimed 2010 debut. The band has been working on the new songs since the last tour of the UK in 2011, and the result shows that it was not chance that got their first album to 1st […]

Multinational melodic metallers EDEN’S CURSE are delighted to announce their new line up. Ending ten months of speculation after an arduous audition process, the band are proud to announce Serbian vocalist Nikola Mijic as their new front man. Hailing from Senta, in the North of Serbia, Nikola is a vastly experienced singer despite his tender years. For the past ten years […]

KINGDRAGON is a Melodic Hard n Heavy band formed in 2006 by George Aspiotis (Vocals + Keyboards), the keyboardist of SPITFIRE, and ex-NIGHTFALL and RAW SILK. After a long period of service in the Greek Hard & Heavy Rock scene he decides to create a “new strong melodic sound” stemming from a mixture of his musical […]

I was waiting with some eagerness for this first solo album from Jon Oliva, having been a fan of his work for more years than I’d care to mention. For those of you unfamiliar with the name (shame on you) Jon first came to prominence together with his brother Criss when they formed the band […]

Yes folks I’ll be chatting to the legendary Jon Oliva. I’ve been a big fan of his work since hearing Savatage’s ‘Devastation’  from their ‘Hall Of The Mountain King’ album. Jon has released his first solo album entitled Raise The Curtain (review coming soon) The 2 From ! is the superb Metal Church. I shall […]

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS announce that they have joined forces with Dutch duo, Vocalist Jaycee (John Cuijpers)and Drummer Hans in ‘t Zandt. These new members will be featuring on the forthcoming live shows. Jon and Hans are seasoned professional musicians with a vast experience of playing alongside bands such […]