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  1. Album out in March next year through Escape Music. Some pretty cool artists involved: Robin McAuley, Steve Overland, Mark Devine, Terry Brock, Mark Boals to name a few. More details to come...
  2. 'Simple Man' out November 18 through Escape Music. Press release: If the definition of a road is a pathway from somewhere – to somewhere, then The Roads is the perfect name for the collaboration of Mick Devine and Gary Pihl. Each musician has had a long journey from humble beginnings to incredible heights. Mick with the band Seven and his solo career and Gary as former Sammy Hagar Band and current guitarist with the band Boston have focussed their talents toward a new destination. Their intersection at this moment for their debut, Simple Man, promises to be the culmination of their experience and desire to go farther than they’ve ever been. The seeds for this musical endeavour were first sown when Escape Music Khalil Turk sent the Turkish Delight song, ‘Get Out Of Here’, to Gary Pihl so that he could add guitars to it. “I was flattered that he wanted me to participate with the rest of those excellent musicians, but I had some ideas about how to change the groove of the song,” reveals Pihl. “That required changing the drum parts and Khalil gave me free reign to try it. He put me in touch with the drummer, Josh Devine. I’d always admired Josh’s terrific work with One Direction and Levara and as I told him my groove ideas, he knew exactly was I was talking about and of course, made the drum track even better than what I imagined.” In turn Pihl wanted to know the identity of the singer, which Josh Devine revealed was his Father, Mick Devine of Escape Music artists, Seven. Never one to miss an opportunity, Khalil Turk could see the chemistry developing and suggested they work together. “After about two minutes on the phone with Mick, I could tell he was a smart and talented guy with a great singing voice and eager to write some thoughtful lyrics and rocking songs,” says Pihl. “That’s what was most appealing to me.” The song writing throughout was an equal affair between Pihl and Devine. With Pihl adamant that he did not want it to sound like Boston, he certainly acknowledges that they have been inspired by every other band that’s come before them, but that they strived to be unique. “We never set to write with any direction in mind,” reveals Mick Devine. “The songs naturally formed as we worked making it by far the most collaborative writing partnership, I have been involved in. We very quickly realised that we had something special and the songs we were writing would really stand up and we are both so proud of this work.” But great songs require great musicians and joining both Pihl and Devine in this exciting new adventure are a myriad of experienced recording artists. According to Pihl, “using Mick’s son, Josh for drums, was the easiest choice.” Having worked with One Direction and Levara, his ideas set the stage for the rest of the musicians to lock into. With Pihl’s Boston partner of over ten years, Tracy Ferrie, joining on bass, the keyboard parts were deftly handled by session player Neil Miller and Winger’s Paul Taylor, an old band alumnus of Pihl’s from years ago. With Lawrence Gowan graciously agreeing to play keys on three songs, Pihl had always admired his work with Styx and of course his own band, Gowan. Even though he was so busy with Styx, through the magic of remote recording, he was able to send his fantastic ideas. “I told him I didn’t want listeners to say, “that sounds like Styx keyboards” I want listeners to say, “that sounds like Lawrence Gowan!”. With Pihl’s son, Scott, adding guitar and Mick’s wife, Lin and son Ben adding vocals, The Roads – a name created by Khalil Turk – were ready to roll. With Escape having been instrumental in quality releases from both Pihl’s outfit, Alliance, and Devine’s band, Seven, you can guarantee that this album is going to uphold that fine tradition. The album’s sound comes from a time when North American AOR behemoths ruled the airwaves and if you look closely, you’ll detect traces of Styx, Kansas, Foreigner and bands of that ilk in its DNA, but it’s armed with an identity all its own. From the lush, expressive vocals of Devine, through to Pihl’s subtle and understated guitar playing, The Roads is far from a conclusion or end and have created a journey that’s got plenty of miles left on the clock, one that you’ll want to take time after time. ROB EVANS – POWERPLAY AND FIREWORKS MAGAZINES – OCTOBER 2022 The Roads are: Mick Devine – Vocals (Seven/solo artist) Gary Pihl – Guitars (Boston/Sammy Hagar) With special guests: Josh Devine – Drums (One Direction/Levara) Tracy Ferrie – Bass guitar (Stryper/Boston) Paul Taylor – Keyboards (Alice Cooper/Winger) Lawrence Gowan – Keyboards (Styx) Neil Miller – Keyboards Lin Devine – Background vocals Ben Devine – Additional vocals Scott Pihl – Additional guitar Track list: 1 – Let’s not let it end like this 3:38 2 – Promise me 4:34 3 – Simple man 5:18 4 – How long? 3:47 5 – It will be alright 3:46 6 – No way 4:09 7 – Avalanche 3:35 8 – Love so strange 5:01 9 – Just not the same 3:44 10 – Love lives in promises 3:25 11 – Will you believe in me? 3:34 12 – Save you from your yesterdays 4:20
  3. From Escape Music: Here is a single from Turkish Delight forth coming album on Escape Music Featuring artists: Chris Ousey - Lead Vocals Tommy Denander - Guitars / Keyboards Brian J Anthony - Bass / Piano / Keyboards Michael Lange - Drums
  4. From FB: Its been a long time coming but here it is!!!!!!!!!!!! We are incredibly proud to release our debut single & video for "My New Addiction" taken from the forthcoming album "Nine Lives" we cannot wait to hear what you think and we look forward to getting the show on the road in 2022. ATACK are: LEE SMALL ........ vocals CHRIS CHILDS ....bass BOB RICHARDS ...drums NICK FOLEY .........hammond organ KEITH ATACK ......guitar
  5. New project featuring Mark Mangold (Touch, Drive She Said, American Tears), Jake E (Cyhra, Amaranthe) and Charlie Calv (Shotgun Symphony). Self-titled album out February 18 through Escape Music. More info to follow...
  6. From Escape Music: STEELOVER is a Belgian Melodic Rock band. The band was formed in the early 80's by three friends living in Liege, Belgium, the guitarists Pat Freson & Mel Presti and the bassist Nick Gardi. In search of a drummer, they threw their sights on Rudy Lenners (Scorpions) upon his return from Germany, having left the famous German band Scorpions. Rudy proposed to contact Vince Cardillo, a singer who had already on the one hand experience and on the other hand already recorded an album in London, it will fit perfectly explained Rudy. They all felt the magic during the first rehearsal. In no time, Steelover recorded their first album "Glove Me” which was released under the label Mausoleum. To date, this album was sold for over more than 400.000 copies of which more than 76,000 in Poland. They followed with a tour across different countries like The Netherlands, Germany, France and Belgium including Forest National opening for Bon Jovi and KISS. Vince decided to leave the band. Replaced by Dani Klein, the second album was recorded but never released. Dani left the band after a short time with Mel Presti to start a new band under the name Vaya Con Dios. The band came back in 2017 with a new E.P. (including single "Wild and Free" mixed by the legendary producer and and mixing engineer Tommy Hansen but without Vince and Nel. In 2019, Rudy Lenners greeted the audience one last time before retiring from his musical career at the Golden Age festival with Vince as special guest. After the show Vince, Pat & Nick decided to continue the Steelover’s adventure and started to look for another drummer and another guitarist. After a few weeks of auditions, Calin (guitars) and Nikko (drums) joined the Steelover family. The newcomers are bringing a modern and more powerful touch to both old and new songs. Since October 2020 the band has been working hard on the new album which is scheduled on Escape Music on 19th August 2022…...We will rock you !!! Track list: 1. Dealer 3:47 2. Give It Up 3:53 3. Get Out 5:07 4. Remember 4:43 5. Hold Tight 3:53 6. Lady of Rock 4:15 7. Want Your Love 4:08 8. Don't Know Why 4:27 9. Never Before 4:48 10. Need the Heat 3:58 11. Struck Down 5:09 12. Forever 4:09 SteeLover is: Vince Cardillo: Vocals Pat Freson: Guitars & backing vocals Calin Uram: Guitars Nick Gardi: Bass & backing vocals Nikko Konikiewicz: Drums Produced by Steelover
  7. Press release: The band is: Ben Green – Vocals Steve Newman – Guitar, Keyboards Dave Bartlett – Bass Toni Lakush – Drums THE CONCEPTION The Compass story began back in December 2017 when singer songwriter Steve Newman decided to write a few songs that musically would step outside the barriers imposed by many years writing for his own band Newman. This was to be something very different, liberating, both musically and lyrically, from anything he had created before, with the freedom to move across genres and not be pigeon holed within any particular musical style. THE BAND Part of this removal from Steve’s previous work would involve looking for a singer to bring these ideas to life. After a few auditions and a few calls in the latter part of 2018 Steve started talking with singer Ben Green about the songs and through these conversations the nucleus of the band started to take shape. David Bartlett joined the band in early 2019 and was a very natural choice, Dave being a member of the Newman touring band for the passed 9 years. with the addition of Toni Lakush filling the drum position the Compass band was complete. THE MUSIC A very eclectic mix pulling in influences from Dream Theater, Rush, Saga, through It Bites, and Pink Floyd. the band set about recording their debut album ”Our Time On Earth” which was subsequently released through Escape Music (ESM 342) in 2020 to great acclaim by the music press and fans of both the Melodic Rock and Metal genres. Gathering multiple 10’s and 100% reviews, Steve’s vision, and indeed the rest of the band’s was successfully realised in creating a bridge between these two genres of music. One of the greatest compliments being that the songs could not be placed into one specific category. High on the momentum from the first album, and also restricted to only studio work due to the pandemic Steve set about constructing songs within a concept for the second album. Compass are very proud to introduce you to the ”Theory Of Tides” a concept album based on the life, works, and inner turmoil of the famous astronomer and scientist Galileo Galilei. It follows in the Compass tradition of creating mindscapes both musically and lyrically taking the listener through a journey that encompasses Galileo’s life. ”Theory Of Tides” shows that Compass are a developing band and becoming even more in tune with each other as writers and performers. The musical arrangements and production also reflect this natural evolution. 1. Mountains On The Moon 10:59 2. Searching For Answers 6:35 3. The Assayer 8:08 4. Once In A Lifetime 5:17 5. Laws Of Nature Dialogue I : Fly To The Sun 7:36 6. Laws Of Nature Dialogue II : God Only Knows 5:25 7. Laws Of Nature Dialogue III : This Pendulum Swings 6:48 8. Theory Of Tides 6:31
  8. New song 'I'll Tell You When To Stop' from the new album, release date June 24th. Chris Ousey: vocals Steve Mann: guitars/keyboards Angela Mann: bass Clive Edwards: drums
  9. New album coming later this year through Escape Music. Heartland 2021: Chris Ousey (vocals)Mike Slamer (guitar, keyboards)Barish Kepic (guitar)Wayne Banks (bass)Dave Anthony (drums)Ged Rylands (keyboards)
  10. Bruce Mee from Fireworks magazine is making a tribute album to his mother. From facebook: The album I'm making in tribute to my mother finished recording last week. Many, MANY thanks to Khalil Turk from Escape Music in helping me achieve this dream. This will be a full-on kiss to the 80s, with some cover versions included from my favourite bands growing up. Full listing as follows..... Will be released via Escape records next Spring. Tracks: Little Piece of Heaven – Doro Take My Love to Heart – Jaime Kyle (with Kevin Chalfant, Larry Antonio, Dave Jenkins etc on bvox. Whitesnake's Joel Hoekstra on amazing guitar) Never Gonna Make You Cry – James Christian (Fierce Heart cover, with Joel again on guitars) Bad Blood – Jeff Scott Soto Knowing Me, Knowing You – Robin Beck (ABBA cover) Truth Or Dare – Karen Fell from TAO (with Gary Hughes on Bvox) Alone – Robin McAuley Trick of the Light – Darby Mills Time Has Come – Cheri Lyn When He’s Gone – Gabrielle de Val 11:59 – Ellinor Asp from Hellinor (Blondie cover) Love Is Tough – Tanya Rizkala Agostine from Epic Don’t Fear the Reaper – Robin McAuley (BOC cover) Here's a reaction from Rock-It Magazine editor Gerald Siebenmorgen when I sent him 2 tracks.... "The one with Doro is absolutely outstanding. 40 years back this would have been a huge hit!" And Buck Dharma has heard the 'Don't Fear the Reaper' track, and liked it Listen to 'Never Gonna Make You Cry': www.facebook.com/565810049/videos/4335789239881997/
  11. From facebook: Bite The Bullet - BTB III After six months in the making, we are proud to announce that we have finished our third album. The masters are now with Escape Music in preparation for release in November this year! We're working with Escape to finalise the album title, art and running order and are convinced this is our best yet! We'll keep you updated, all the best Mick & Graham.
  12. From Khalil Turk (Escape Music): Lonerider new album title “Sundown” Test Press has just arrived sounds just amazing !! Steve Overland Steve Morris Simon Kirke Chris Childs Kevin Kreis Piano on Highway Heart Mixed and Mastered by Stephen DeAcutis Teaser: https://www.facebook.com/khalil.turk/videos/10208797617933669/
  13. From Escape Music: Here is the first song lyric video "Suffer The Children" from the forth coming solo album by Vince DiCola (Rocky 4 / Transformer) title of the album "Only Time Will Tell" "Suffer The Children" featuring on lead vocals Steve Walsh (x Kansas / Street / solo artist)
  14. From Escape Music: Here is the first song "Stronger Now" from John Elefante forthcoming solo album title "The Amazing Grace" will be release later in the summer on Escape Music
  15. New album 'Tomorrow Never Comes' out later this year through Escape Music.
  16. From Escape Music: EPIC is a labor of love by the band's three core members that have come together for over a decade of Rock' n Roll. The band is known for their contemporary heavy Melodic Rock genre, their lead singer's powerhouse vocals, their blazing edgy guitar riffs and their hard-hitting drum grooves which define their Rock sound. After years of international experience, songwriting, touring and sharing the stage with some of the biggest international acts, lead vocalist Tanya Rizkala, guitarist Mario Agostine, and drummer Souheil "Sous" Moukaddem were recently joined by renowned soulful bass player Chris Childs (Thunder,Tyketto). Together, they pour their passion for music into EPIC's latest album "Starlight", on the heels of their successful "Like a Phoenix” album, both releases under the leading international Rock label "Escape Music" Release Date: 18 Feb, 2022 Catalogue no: ESM362 Track List: 1 I Want 3:58 2 Carry On 3:41 3 Can’t Get Over You 3:57 4 Grooving’ For You 3:43 5 Crazy 3:51 6 My Way Or The Highway 4:17 7 Stars 4:00 8 Face The Storm 4:04 9 Hold On 3:22 10 Invincible 3:57 11 Starlight 4:09 12 Mais Lui 4:32 The band is: Tanya Rizkala - Vocals Mario Agostine - Guitars / Keyboard Chris Childs - Bass Guitar Souheil "Sous" Moukaddem - Drums
  17. Release Date: 20 November 2015 Catalogue Number: ESM283 From Escape Music: Naked was founded in early 2000 by Mats Stattin, and along with Peter he has been influenced by Rock bands of the 1980’s, in particular, Kiss, Along with Mats and Peter the line-up is completed by Tony Borg (Alien), Mikael Wikman Drums, and a well-respected Bass player Paul Logue (Eden’s Curse) as a special guest! This quartet have come up with an album chock full of surprises that will appeal to fans of Scandinavian Hard Rock such as Treat, Alien, and Skagarack. Naked do have their own identity and this shines through on the 12 tunes on offer here. Razor sharp riffs, layered keyboards and soaring vocals are the order of the day, all backed with a solid rhythm section, the sort you would expect from musicians of this calibre, a melodic rock dream!! It’s really nice to see a new band rise up and inject a fresh slant on the melodic rock music scene; we think that you will warm to Naked in a very positive manner as they certainly have the ability to make their mark. This debut “End Game” is a great start to achieving their goal. The band is: Peter Sundvall – Lead and Backing vocals Mats Stattin – Rhythm Guitar Tony Borg – Lead Guitar, Keyboard Arrangements (Alien) Paul Logue - Bass (Eden’s Curse) Shuji Matsumoto – Fretless Bass on “End Of Eternity” Mikael Wikman – Drums Pete Newdeck - Backing vocals and Piano on “End Of Eternity” Jennie Jahns – guest vocals on Duet “end of eternity” Tracklist: 1 .SILVERTHORN 2. AIM FOR THE HEART 3.BLOOD OF MY BLOOD 4.LEAVING YOU TONIGHT 5.BORN TO LIVE FOR LOVE 6.VICTORIA AVENUE 7.END OF ETERNITY 8. SETTING SAILS 9.STILL IN LOVE 10.THE GREAT WAR 11.LOVE AINT NO GAME 12.DESTINATION UNKNOWN Preview: http://www.escape-music.com/coming.htm
  18. From Escape Music: Coming soon on Escape Music Ltd SOMA formally known as POD! The band is: Ed Collins Doug Henthorn Stephen DeAcutis Mark Matthews Produced by Kevin Shirley Artwork design by Hugh Syme (Rush) I have been longing to release this brilliant album! More info soon
  19. News from Escape Music: Escape Music pleased to announce the the signing of Canadian band Storm Force Storm Force is the explosive new band that fans of classic hard melodic rock have all been waiting for. Led by Brighton Rock founder and fleet-fingered guitarist Greg Fraser and featuring one of today’s most powerful and versatile lead vocalists in Patrick Gagliardi, their debut record produced by Darius Szczepaniak combines colossal, crushing melodic rock with hook-laden ballads and massive choruses reminiscent of vintage Cinderella, balanced by classic rock sensibilities of acts like The Who and Van Halen. The group hails from Niagara Falls, Canada and is rounded out by the blistering one-two punch rhythm section of drummer Brian Hamilton & bassist Mike Berardelli. Storm Force’s ground-breaking new record is the result of a rich blend of rock influences spanning Triumph, Coney Hatch, Thin Lizzy, Foreigner, and so many more, and will be available on Escape Music worldwide January 2020 The album is being mastered by Alan Douches as we speak....more info to follow
  20. Release date: 13th August 2021 Catalogue No: ESM356 For all Westcoast/AOR fans out there. From Escape Music: Escape Music is pleased to announce the signing of the West-coast artist Doug Brons with his brand new album titled PULL The first 500 copies will include a post card hand signed by Doug Brons, a limited edition of 500 copies only! Doug Brons was born into a musical family in Santa Rosa CA in 1963. He first started learning the piano with the help of his grandfather and it was from there where he blossomed into a great singer / songwriter. In High school Doug formed a band with his brother that drew influences from Toto, EWF, Chicago, Michael McDonald, Christopher Cross and Roby Duke and then later in his teens opened for such acts as Steve Archer, The Call, John Fischer and Denny Correll. Through the mid eighties into the nineties Doug Was caught up in family life but came back in 2016 and recorded “Soulscripted” which was produced by Tom Hemby in 2017 and features Amy Grant, Bill Champlin, Michael Omartian and John Schlitt. “Timepiece” was released in 2019 which features Bill Champlin, Pat Coil, Michael Whittaker and Tom Hemby. This brings us to “Pull” where Doug draws on his original influences and we are presented with 11 beautifully written tracks that have a West Coast vibe mixed in with a great AOR feel. This is so easy to listen to, just sit back and enjoy the music.. Track List: Father Show Us For Love Tell Me Everything Look Up Not The Only One Again Coming Home Don’t Let Go We Are The Patriots Talk Too Much Faith Hope Love Doug Brons – Keyboards & Vocals Tom Hemby – Drum Programming & Guitars Mark Dowdy – Drum and Guitar Programming Graham Dowdy - Guitar Dan Needham – Drums Pat Coil – B3, Keyboards
  21. From Escape Music: Escape Music is please to announce the final lineup for The Flood! Lead Vocals: Chris Ousey (Heartland / Snakecharmer / Virginia Wolf) All Guitars: Jimi Kirk (FM) Bass Guitars: Mat Sinner (Primal Fear / Sinner) Drums: Nigel Glockler (Saxon / Toyah) Keyboards: Didge Digital (FM) The album is completely written, will start recording early December !!
  22. From Khalil Turk's (Escape Music) FB: Coming soon on Escape Music my all time favourite this amazing killer American band Life By Night!! Lead Vocals, Bass – Tom Croucier Guitar, Vocals – Stuart Mathis Drums – Bryan Hitt Keyboards, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals – Jeff Naideau Keyboards, Vocals – Kevin Anderson Producer – Richie Zito Engineer – Joe Chiccarelli Engineer, Mixed By – Michael Frondelli Mastered By – Ted Jensen They released one album back in 1985. Some tracks from it:
  23. Release date: 16th April 2021 Catalogue No: ESM352 Track list: 1- Only Human (3:52) 2- Start the motor running (3:26) 3- Good Time (3:24) 4- Voodoo Woman (3:33) 5- Pure (4:33) 6- Temptation (3:41) 7- Lips are sealed (3:39) 8- Better Man (3:49) 9- Sound of the city (3:49) 10- Play the game (3:30) 11- Just say the word (3:21) 12- Here Today, gone tomorrow (3:47) 13- Don’t do love (3:38) From Escape Music: Robbie (and his brother Brian) have been singing and playing instruments since age 3. Robbie’s first influences (besides his dad always singing and playing the guitar) were Trini Lopez and the Beatles. Shortly after, the influences were bands like Creedence Clearwater Revival and Grand Funk Railroad. Robbie’s first break in the music business came when he met Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals in CT. Felix produced the album “FURY” with a slew of great musicians in a CT studio. After the album disappeared from the charts, Robbie signed with a management company that had Michael Bolton ties and the duo recorded at least four albums worth of material at Michael’s CT studio. It still failed to generate a record deal. When that deal ended about three years later Robbie dropped a DAT tape in Arif Mardin’s mailbox in CT. Arif called the next day and a deal with Atlantic Records was on the table. One hurdle to go, a showcase with the new Atlantic regime. Again, it proved disappointing, no deal. At the suggestion of a friend, a CD was sent to Frontiers Records and the two “Blanc Faces” records were done in 2005 and 2009. Robbie then signed on to sing with the “Find Me” project which has received some great reviews on all three releases. Robbie also sings lead vocals in a band called East Temple Avenue which will have it’s first release in 2020 as well. ETA is comprised of members from various bands like “Work of Art” and “Cruzh” along with Darren Philips (founder) and Phil Lindstrand. In 2019 Robbie hooked up with Escape Music to do a “70’s and 80’s vibe” record and Robbie loved the idea. The result is that a solo record will be coming in 2021, written and produced by Steve Overland and Tommy Denander. The songs are fresh and vibrant, just what we need in these troubling times and with Robbie’s powerhouse vocals leading the way then we are all in for a real treat. Robbie LaBlanc: Lead Vocals / Backing Vocals (Blanc Faces / Find Me) Tommy Denander: All Guitars / Keyboards (Alice Cooper / Steve Walsh / Jimi Jamison) Brian Anthony: Bass / Percussion (Steve Walsh / Lonerider / Overland) Michael Lange: Drums Steve Overland: Backing Vocals (FM / Lonerider / Shadowman) Produced by: Tommy Denander / Khalil Turk / Steve Overland
  24. From Escape Music: Escape Music pleased to announce the release date for RADAR - Lost In The Atlantic. The CD will be limited edition to 1000 copies only! All will be numbered 1-1000 and will include a post card hand signed by the band! First time On CD!!! Radar was formed in 1981 when David West, Rod Jordan & Gary Stevenson met at the ABC Music Store in Surrey England, where David & Gary were working as guitar & keyboard demonstrators. They set up an 8 track-recording studio ‘Secret Studios’ in West London where they composed their first recordings. In 1983 Radar was signed to Warner Bros Publishing UK and their journey began. During this time guitar player Gary Stevenson also produced ‘outside’ bands at Secret studios, one of them being an unknown duo called ‘Go West’. Gary also used David West on this project and after a few demos the Manager of the band ‘John Glover’ was impressed enough with the work that he commissioned Gary to produce 2 tracks ‘We Close Our Eyes’ & ‘Call Me’ at Chipping Norton Studios in Oxfordshire. These songs & productions caused a stir in the music business at the time and Go West had many record deal offers from major record companies. The band wanted to stay with Gary as producer so signed with Chrysalis Records who were happy to do this, and the rest is history. Go West went on to become the ‘Best Newcomers’ at the 1985 Brit Awards. Radar began recording their album at the famous ‘Trident Studios’ on Wardour Street, London early 1985. In late December 1985 Radar left these shores to reside in the Isle Of Man at ‘The Old Schoolhouse’ in Port Erin, which they converted into a residential recording studio and continued to finish the album. In fact most of the initial London recordings were scrapped and the album was re-started from scratch. Gary continued producing while using David West as his right hand man while Rod Jordan worked on writing for the album and made a few guest appearances on some of Gary’s productions. The band was happy to hold back the release of the Radar album and use the success of Gary’s production works with various bands to promote an upcoming release. In retrospect this had a negative effect on Radar, the momentum was lost and the Radar album was never released. Release Date: 19 February 2021 Track Listing: 1. A Trick Of The Light 4:29 2. Goodbye Mr. President 4:34 3. Laena 3:14 4. Going Overboard 4:06 5. Love Wars 3:47 6. The Calling Time 2:49 7. Lost In The City 3:56 8. Someone’s Crying 6:00 9. Look But Don't Touch 4:48 10. Olympic Runner 4:25 11 My radio wan’t tune to you 3:36 (Demo) 12 I contact You 3:38 (Demo) 13 Nightmare Casualty 5:05 (Demo) 14 I walk The Wire 4:05 (Demo) Radar Is: Rod Jordan – Vocals & Bass. David West - Keyboards & Drum Programming (Go West / Robert Hart / Wild Blue / Tony Hadley) / ABC) Gary Stevenson - Guitars (Go West / Robert Hart / Wild Blue / Tony Hadley) / ABC, Snakecharmer) Mel Collins - Saxophone Joy Martin – Backing Vocals (A La Carte) Peter Cox – Backing Vocals - Olympic Runner (Go West)
  25. From Escape Music: Heartwind is the love child of progressive keyboard player Mikael Rosengren and guitar player Goran Engvall. The two friends came together in 2017 to write a true melodic rock album, inspired by all their heroes from the 70’s and 80’s, but with a fresh and updated sound. Fast guitars, heavy drums and great songs were their target, aiming for the likes of Whitesnake, Def Leppard and Van Halen. Their 2018 debut “Higher and Higher” was such a breath of fresh air it gave the band strong recognition in a very competitive genre. The songs they had written were so powerful and full of melody that it left fans wanting more. So here we have the follow up recording “Strangers” which sees the band escalate to new heights and features 10 tracks of superb melodic rock with outstanding vocal performances from Nina Soderquist and Stefan Nykvist. Songs filled with hooks, interesting arrangements and melodies to die for. The song writing of Mikael and Goran is a match made in heaven and with a line up filled with high quality band members and superb guest performances from the likes of Mike Lavér (Dynazty), Eirikur Hauksson (Artch), Erik Mårtensson (Eclipse/WET) and Mats Leven (Malmsteen) “Strangers” can’t go wrong! The album is produced, mixed and mastered by Fredrik Folkare (Eclipse / Unleashed), a guarantee itself for high quality and no compromises attitude, when it comes to groove, feel and power. “Strangers” is one of those releases that have you hooked after just one play. Swedish melodic rock as it should be! Release date: 20 November 2020 Catalogue No: ESM347 The Band: Nina Soderquist – Lead Vocals Stefan Nykvist – Lead Vocals Peter “Trumpeter” Svensson – Drums Mikael Rosengren – Keyboards Goran Engvall – Guitars, Bass, Backing Vocals & additional Keyboards. Track listing: 1- Strangers in the night 3:41 2- Line of Fire 3:32 3- Amanda 3:47 4- Angels Cry Again 4:11 5- One Love 3:54 6- I’m Alive 3:39 7- Trial 4:24 8- One of us is Crying 3:42 9- Catcher in the Rye 3:16 10- Searching is over Now 4:45
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