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  1. The Finnish hottie is about to release her new album 'Grounded' in Japan (Dec 9th). Pretty cool video for the new single! jessicawolffonline.com FB
  2. Press release: This is the official video clip for the track "Black Water" from the band LIONCAGE. The song is taken from the upcoming Album "Turn Back Time" which will be released on September 21st, 2018! The lions are very proud and grateful to have made it this far. The new album reflects exactly what the band loves and what Lioncage stands for, also in 2018: a diverse album with great tunes, many hooks, cool grooves and powerful guitars. If you think that this album celebrates rock music more than anything else presented by Lioncage so far – you are right. The lions roar louder and the guitar sounds are thicker. Since 2017 the band has performed live on stage in great gigs together with FM, Dan Reed Network, Tyketto, Three Wishes and others. This has had a sustainable influence on sound and song-writing, it has added new sides to the music and has given it more power without losing any melodiousness. Once more the band was pleased to welcome outstanding guests to their cage who supported them passionately and professionally, to name only a few among many others: Neil Murray (b), a.o. Whitesnake, Black Sabbath), Olaf Senkbeil (v, Dreamtide) and Joe Castellini (g) For the first time some friends of the lions contributed to the song-writing. “Comfort Me” was written together with Joe Castellini and “Turn Back Time” with Olaf Senkbeil. Lioncage initially started as a trio but has meanwhile grown into a permanent group of five lions, every now and then enhanced by a guest. Lioncage: Thorsten Bertermann (v), Torsten Landsberger (d), Lars, König (g), Arvid Lucas (b), Bülent Sezen (d) Guests: Anya Mahnken (Beyond The Black, Unheilig u.a.) - vocals on track 9; Olaf Senkbeil (Dreamtide) – vocals on track 5; Neil Murray (Whitesnake, Black Sabbath etc) – bass on track 1; Joe Castellini – guitar on track 3 www.lioncage.de 1. Heaven's Gate 2. Black Water 3. Comfort Me 4. Blind 5. Turn Back Time 6. Believe In Magic 7. The Walls 8. Dead Man Walk 9. So Long Ago 10. How Can U Say 11. Let The Children Dance 12. How Does It Feel
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    Mad Max - 35

    New album '35' out August 10th. 1 The Hutch (Intro) 1:07 2 Running To Paradise 4:25 3 Beat Of The Heart 3:30 4 D.A.M.N 4:45 5 Snowdance 4:13 6 Thirty 5 4:02 7 Already Gone 3:44 8 False Freedom 4:50 9 Goodbye To You 4:18 10 Rocky Road 6:32
  4. I don't know 'bout you guys but I don't like live albums in general but unplugged ones can be pretty good. 'Rugged And Unplugged' out November 23rd on Mascot Records. 1. What Doesn't Kill You 2. Sailing Ships 3. Out of Reach 4. One Step Behind 5. Burning Heart 6. Walk Away 7. Breathing 8. Sundown
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    Lioncage - Turn Back Time

    New lyric video.
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    Marenna - No Regrets

    Album out in November. www.marennaofficial.com FB Tracks: 01. Reason To Live 02. Can´t Let You Go 03. Never Surrender 04. Come Back 05. The Price 06. Fall In Love Again (Feat. Sasha Z, Ivan and Andria Busic) 07. About Love 08. Forever 09. So Different 10. No Regrets
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    What CDs did you buy this week?

    Invictus - Persecution
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    Diemonds - s/t

    New album out now. 1. Breathe 2. Our Song 3. Shoulda Listened To Ya 4. Waiting For Something 5. Burn It Down 6. I Miss 7. How Long 8. I See Red 9. Made It Through 10. Warrior
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    The Cruel Intentions

    From FB: Thought rock n roll was dead? Think again! After years of silence the time has come! Lizzy DeVine (ex-Vains of Jenna) have teamed up with fellow swede Mats Wernerson (Bass) and Norwegian rockers Eiliv Sagrusten (Drums) and Kristian Nygaard Solhaug (Lead Guitar). Get ready! Be prepared! This shit might make you go Borderline Crazy.... Written,Recorded and Produced by The Cruel Intentions Mixed at LaneyLand Studios by Chris Laney Mastered at CRP Recordings by Classe Persson Backing Vocals and Percussion by Chris Laney
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    Treat - Tunguska

    New album 'Tunguska' out September 14th on Frontiers. More details to follow...
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    Ten - Illuminati

    I'm digging the new song. From Frontiers: Hot on the heels of last year’s “Gothica”, UK hard rock stalwarts are returning with a new album, “Illuminati” in 2018! The album promises to be one of the hallmarks of their 22+ years career, where fans will easily spot all the trademark textures and flavours they have come to expect from TEN, with a consistent and solid spark of creativity throughout. “Illuminati” continues to build upon the rich legacy that the great British rockers have established in their 20+ year career. “Illuminati” is said to be an elite, secret organization of world leaders, business authorities, innovators, artists, and other influential members of the global society. A coalition that unites influencers of all political, religious, and geographical backgrounds to further the prosperity of the human species as a whole. The album “Illuminati” brings the band’s atmospheres and sounds and weaves them into a reel of mysteries, esoteric tales, and elaborate spells, evoking embers that spark the imagination courtesy of the classic songwriting of vocalist Gary Hughes. Following the success of the recent string of albums, from “Albion” to “Gothica”, Hughes is joined once again by guitarists Dann Rosingana, Steve Grocott and John Halliwell along with bass player Steve McKenna, keyboard maestro Darrel Treece-Birch, and drummer Max Yates. On their fourth outing as a collective unit, the musicians in TEN have raised the bar even higher than they had previously. The album is full of stunning guitar work over a rich keyboard, bass, and drum tapestry with Hughes’ rich vocals once again bringing the nuances of the intricate lyrics to life. “Illuminatii” was produced by Gary Hughes and mixed and mastered by Dennis Ward. TEN’s longstanding professional association with Dennis has been ongoing since he mixed their 2011 album, “Stormwarning” and has always guaranteed albums with stunning sound and production.
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    Ten - Illuminati

    From Frontiers: TEN/Gary Hughes. “Illuminati”. November 9, 2018 on CD/LP/Digital. More details and the first track from the album will be released in the coming weeks! Tracklisting: 1. Be As You Are Forever 2. Shield Wall 3. The Esoteric Ocean 4. Jericho 5. Rosetta Stone 6. Illuminati 7. Heaven And The Holier-Than-Thou 8. Exile 9. Mephistopheles 10. Of Battles Lost And Won
  13. Press release from MelodicRock Records: MelodicRock Records is proud to announce another fantastic “from the vaults” archive project. “Voices From The Past” is a very special double CD voyage into the heyday of the Los Angeles 80s rock scene, with your hosts Jimmy Waldo & Steven Rosen. Jimmy Waldo and Steven Rosen were a prolific writing duo at the height of hard rock’s popularity and were two of the go-to-guys for songs. But it didn’t stop there. This writing partnership lasted more than 30 years. And featured on these songs are the cream of the city’s musicians and singers – Jeff Scott Soto, Steve Plunkett, Billy Trudell, Keith Howland, Tim Pierce, Sherwood Ball, Tommy Thayer, Jamie St James, Marc Ferrari, Bob Kulick and more! It is a story best told by Steven Rosen, who has penned a detailed essay for the liner notes. Here he summarizes: Steven writes: “This songwriting partnership endured and survived the pummeling and pulverizing hammer of the music business, one that relentlessly and thoughtlessly banged you on the head with rejections and the closing of doors. Reaching out hundreds and hundreds of times to publishers, managers, music supervisors and anyone else who might listen to our music, we were summarily dismissed out of hand. We’d sit for hours writing, recording, bashing our brains out and always coming away with something cool. A handful of the songs here were things I wrote with other people and which Jimmy engineered. Jimmy had by the time we met, already played keyboards in New England and Alcatrazz and would go on to become a member in Blackthorne, Murder’s Row, Quiet Riot and ultimately Graham Bonnet’s band. As time passed, we began writing with more specific artists and projects in mind. “Naked” was written as a possible song for Heart; “Ricochet” and “When A Heart Beats Alone” were written for an L.A. glam rock band Jimmy was producing called Lace; “City Of Angels” was written for the Japanese NHK network; and “Outlaws” was written for an indie film of the same name and so on. Because we were writing for certain artists, we both knew we needed to pull in guitar players and singers who could convey a specific vibe. We were able to work with mad gifted players like Keith Howland (Chicago), Tim Pierce (Rick Springfield, Goo Goo Dolls), Harry Cody (Shotgun Messiah), Tony Palacios (Guardian) and Lance Morrison (Don Henley, Rick Springfield). And the singers? Oh, my god. Mona Moore brought drama and passion to these songs like no other vocalist I’d ever heard. Graham Bonnet sang his heart out on “Hearts Under Fire” and “Double Cross My Heart” and Billy Trudell, working in Warpipes at the time, brought soaring and melodic thunder to “When It Was A Game,” “Runaway Fire” and “(Ain’t No) Honor Among Thieves.” The songs on ‘Voices From the Past’ have remained dormant for years, residing in boxes, hidden in dusty corners. Giles Avery, Graham Bonnet’s manager and a music historian with an encyclopedic knowledge of all things rock bordering on ultra-nerd, discovered these DATs, ADATs, reel-to-reels, hard drives and even cassettes deep within the bowels of Waldo’s garage. He started listening and was enthralled with what he heard. Giles rescued, resuscitated and resurrected these songs and for that Jimmy and I are eternally grateful.” Complete details of “Voices From The Past” will be announced shortly – including the full track list and player/singer credits. As per usual, JK Northrup has done his complete remastering service on the tracks and Nello Dell’Omo has put together some classy artwork to match. The double CD will be released via MRR on September 28.
  14. Press release: Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce a new band that just joined the label roster: THE DEFIANTS! Behind this new band is a trio of fabulous musicians all with ties to Danger Danger. On vocals and guitar, is none other than Mr. Paul Laine! Best known for being the D2 singer for 12 years, Paul is now coming back to work with his former bandmates Bruno Ravel and Rob Marcello, who are the other two pillars of The DEFIANTS. “Very, very excited about this new project, and to be working again with my ol’ pal Paul Laine, and of course, Rob Marcello!” says Bruno Ravel, who will also produce the debut album. “The writing process has been a lot of fun. We all trust and respect each other’s instincts so there’s little second guessing and that takes a lot of the usual stress out of the equation, so for me, this has been a blast so far. We will be entering the studio in the next few weeks to start recording, with completion set for the end of the year. So…what should you expect,? Well, expect some straight ahead “in your face” melodic hard rock, that’s what!” Paul Laine says: “I’m very happy to once again, create something special with Bruno and Rob. Although it’s a brand new release, I feel It's a great opportunity to say thank you and do something for the fans who have followed us through the years. Bruno and Rob are immense talents. I feel honored to be a part of this and have my voice on this album.” Rob Marcello concludes “Beyond psyched to work with my best friend Bruno and Paul on this project! It’s going to be a great one! Can’t wait for you to hear it!" Check out The DEFIANTS and “Like” their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Defiants/1113095098705750 The band will be documenting the recording process and uploading studio clips and song samples on their FB page as the album takes shape. Expect the album to hit the stores in late Spring / early Summer 2016. Edit: Adding these April 4th, 2016 (to help newcomers):
  15. From bravewords.com: Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Kissin' Dynamite, one of Germany's most promising rock bands. Sony Music label Columbia will handle affairs and releases of the group in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. First on the agenda is the release of Ecstasy, Kissin' Dynamite's new studio album, on July 6th. It is the follow-up to Generation Goodbye (2016), which reached #14 in the official German album charts. Produced by Kissin' Dynamite singer Hannes Braun, Ecstasy harks back to the quintet's unpolished, energy-laden early days, while at the same time marking a turning point in their eleven-year history. In autumn, the group will embark on their first concert tour as special guest since changing labels; from October 26th on Kissin' Dynamite will accompany Powerwolf, who are currently breaking all success records, for 16 joint gigs throughout Europe. www.facebook.com/Kissindynamiterocks 1. I've Got the Fire 2. You're Not Alone 3. Somebody's Gotta Do It 4. Ecstasy 5. Still Around 6. Superhuman 7. Placebo 8. Breaking the Silence 9. Waging War 10. One More Time 11. Heart of Stone Bonus Tracks: 12. Wild Wind 13. No Time to Wonder
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    Dynazty - Firesign

    From FB: ANNOUNCEMENT: DYNAZTY signs with AFM Records! From AFM Records: We are proud and happy to announce the newest signing of Sweden’s most talented modern melodic metal outfit Dynazty! Welcome to the AFM family mates! Here is what Singer Nils Molin has to say about it: ”It is with great excitement and enthusiasm that we can announce that we penned a deal with AFM records! With a strong belief and full understanding for our music and vision, a co-operation with AFM records could be nothing else but exciting! Can’t wait to see how this bear fruit!" Stay tuned for more news to come very soon! NEW AUDIO SINGLE OUT TOMORROW! Tomorrow we premiere BREATHE WITH ME, the first single and opening track of our new album! Followed by album title, tracklist, artwork, release date and pre-order announcement! Prepare for a big friday!
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    Firmo - "Rehab" (Gianluca Firmo)

    Geoff is gonna love this, especially the accented vocals.
  18. Out September 14th on Frontiers. From roooar.com: Groundbreaker is the new musical project featuring singer Steve Overland (FM) and Robert Sall (Work of Art, W.E.T). The resulting self-titled debut album is simply everything that a Melodic Rock fan would hope and dream of: expect nothing else than soaring hooklines, magnificent melodies and amazing instrumental performances. Mixing the British and Swedish melodic rock traditions, Groundbreaker is truly the best of both worlds and one of the highlights of the entire Melodic Rock season! 1. Over My Shoulder 2. Will It Make You Love Me 3. Eighteen Til I Die 4. Only Time Will Tell 5. Tonight 6. Standing up for Love 7. Something Worth Fighting 8. The Sound of a Broken Heart 9. First Time 10. The Days of Our Life 11. The Way It Goes
  19. New album out December 7th through Frontiers. More info to follow. facebook
  20. Danger Angel releases their first single 'When I'm Gone' from the upcoming album 'Revolutia'. Produced by Jeff Scott Soto. When I'm Gone: http://dangerangel.b...ck/when-im-gone
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