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Posts Tagged ‘Rock’

Mark Senger: “Believe” – Produced with a clear and palpable professional approach

Growing up in a home where he was inspired by his father, an accomplished jazz guitarist, Mark Senger began teaching himself to play guitar at 7 years old. His early musical influences were Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Joe Satri...


Free From Gravity: “Step Into The Sunlight” will have a marvelous shelf-life!

I’m not sure about how much a mature, well-oiled and well-travelled band can improve or grow artistically and technically, but this is exactly what UK band, Free From Gravity, have achieved on the brand new album “Step Into...



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A Talk with Recording Artist Rick Shaffer

Prolific recording rock artist, Rick Shaffer, is a founding member of the Philadelphia band, The Reds©, whose first self-titled album on A&M records, was produced by David Kershenbaum. It highlighted a blend of Rick Shaff...



Kindred Souls: “The Whole Enchilada (and Other Modern Fairy Tales)” – always catchy in all of its crunchy and crisp goodness

Kindred Souls is an all original rock band founded by singer-songwriter Jeff Rafferty and keyboardist Lon Bachrach, who have produced 9 albums during the last two decades. During July the band released their brand new 14 track ...


Etop: “Masterworks” is especially proficient on slower emotional grooves

Etop is not your typical electronic artist. If someone says to you that Etop plays electronic music do not go thinking that he plays heavy beats and dance songs. Well he does, but not quite the way you’re thinking. Etop is ev...



Andre Gimaranz: ‘Supermoon’ – absolutely satisfying from the beginning to the end

After 15 years as a session musician, Brazilian guitarist, singer and songwriter, Andre Gimaranz’s first solo album, ‘Handmade’, was released in 2015 gaining instant attention from the industry and fans alike, resulting ...


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THE RIFT: “Rock Narcotic” – plenty of depth but extremely accessible

Los Angeles hard rock trio THE RIFT is made up of brothers Aris Anagnos (Vocals, Guitar), John Anagnos (Bass) and Ovais Malik (Drums). Since forming in 2009, they have played alongside the likes of Exodus, Yngwie Malmsteen, The...


My Silent Bravery: “Got it Going On” – the right amount of studio polish and artistic soul

“Got it Going On” is the latest single from My Silent Bravery and is the first track taken from the highly anticipated album “Willing to Try”. The song was featured on XM Sirius Satellite radio station XM The Pulse on T...



David Vaters: “A Voice In The Wilderness Volume 1” – a stalwart of the genre

This year Canadian born David Vaters released his first solo album “A Voice In The Wilderness Volume 1” on Feb 17. It’s an ambitious project showcasing a cast of a-league musicians which include: Tom Hemby on guitars and...


Vitne: “Jupiter” – an immense album!

Vitne, born Joseph Kimbrell in Charleston, SC USA, began playing in punk rock bands at the age of 15, eventually co-founding the band Golden Palace in 2004. With Golden Palace, he honed his guitar playing, began songwriting and...