Highway Hunters - Highway Hunters Album Review By Rainer Kerber The trio Highway Hunters was founded in Montreal (Quebec). Singer Marine Lacoste, bassist Yanni Aumont and drummer Oliver Savoie-Campeau have been indulging their passion since then, the Old School Hard Rock. Previously, the musicians have already gained extensive experience with other bands.
We grew into the genre - Interview with Gallia By Rainer Kerber The small Benelux state of Belgium can certainly be described as a stronghold of female fronted metal. Thirteen times a festival for rock and metal bands with a female singer took place near Brussels. Several thousand fans from all over
Revolt! Bullet, Against Evil Venue: Bambi galore Hamburg Date: August 22nd, 2019 One week earlier, it was relatively quiet in the Bambi galore. An acoustic set with cover versions by Black Sabbath and Judas Priest. It should be different this Thursday. Both the Swedes Bullet and Against Evil from India stand for straightforward
Leaving Spirit - Things Change Album Review By Rainer Kerber Southern Rock has its roots in the southern states of the United States. One immediately thinks of the Allman Brothers Band or Lynyrd Skynyrd. But also Blackberry Smoke or currently the Allman Betts Band. Southern Rock is also played in southern Germany.
Desdæmona - Starcrossed Album Review By Rainer Kerber A few weeks ago, singer Anna Holtz started a Facebook fundraising campaign for the new single of her band Desdæmona. Of course, I also participated in it. This action brought back memories of the Voices of The Succubi Festival on Malta in 2017. There
Sabbath Judas Sabbath at the Bambi galore Summer party Location: Bambi galore Hamburg Date: August 15th, 2019 It‘s summer. And the Bambi galore celebrated a summer party. With grilled sausages and draft beer. In the club itself Sabbath Judas Sabbath, a tribute band for probably two of the most important Metal Acts, Black
Empathica - The Fire Symphony Album Review By Rainer Kerber The next Italian Symphonic Metal Band introduces itself. The reservoir of this country seems to be inexhaustible. Empathica was founded in 2012 by Francesco Gambarini and Giacomo Savina. In the early years they were influenced by bands like Cradle of Filth, Dimmu
Astralium - Land Of Eternal Dreams Album Review By Rainer Kerber Italy is known for good symphonic metal bands. Recently, a new name has appeared on my radar. Astralium were founded in 2014 by soprano Roberta Pappalardo and bassist Giuseppe Pappalardo. In 2017, the work for the debut album began. These dragged
Gallia - Everflame Album Review By Rainer Kerber I have many happy memories of Belgium. Thirteen times, the Metal Female Voices Festival took place near Brussels. I participated in seven of these festivals. Belgium also has a lot of good metal bands. Recently, I’ve received the promo info of another band. Founded
Brocelian - Guardians Of Brocéliande Album Review By Rainer Kerber Again, I get to know a new Symphonic Rock band. And Brocelain are from Germany, more specifically from Munich. The band was already founded in 2009. Named has the quartet for the fabled forest "Brocéliande" in Brittany. But five years passed before
Harbour Of Souls - Doomsayer (EP) Album Review By Rainer Kerber Our small western neighbor Netherlands has already brought forth a variety of great rock and metal bands. Just think of Golden Earring, Within Temptation, Vandenberg, Epica, Shocking Blue, Peter Pan Speedrock and so on. My latest discovery is now Harbor Of
Hammerschmitt - Dr. Evil Album Review By Rainer Kerber What a development - from Neuer Deutscher Härte to tough Heavy Metal. For my taste in music a very positive development. The speech is from the Munich band Hammerschmitt, formerly known as Pierrot. Already with the 2016 output "Still On Fire", the quintet
Excalion - Emotions Album Review By Rainer Kerber The variety of Finnish metal bands is barely manageable. Excalion exist since the turn of the millennium. During this time four studio albums were released, two demos and one single, on different labels. The Finns were able to build on a fairly stable
Nine-T-Nine - Time And Water Album Review By Rainer Kerber AOR has its home in North America. This refers to keyboard-heavy, written-out rock music with professional vocal and sophisticated production. Flagships of this music are bands like Boston, Bon Jovi, Foreigner or REO Speedwagon. This list could be extended arbitrarily. But AOR
Robert Pehrsson’s Humbucker - Out Of The Dark Album Review By Rainer Kerber Robert Pehrsson? Who's that, I asked myself when I discovered the promo in my mailbox. So quickly looked into the press release and researched on the Internet. The Swedish guitarist, singer and songwriter was born in December 1975. He