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SONG REVIEW- RUN BOY (NO LONGER) GEO MOON FEATURING NOT NOW NORMAN'S TAYLOR MITCHELL

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  Image Credit : Press ‘Run Boy (No Longer)’ is the brand new single from Geo Moon , in collaboration with Not Now  Norman lead singer, Taylor Mitchell. The single fuses a blend of genres together to create a haunting track, encompassing music from the worlds of rock, alt, metal, drums 'n' bass and cinematic film music. The song touches on the topic of domestic abuse, as explained by Taylor herself “ The lyrics follow the personal story of a person going through domestic abuse. Continuously beaten down by their abuser, emotionally and physically, they come to face the reality of their situation and sees their ‘partner’ for t he monster they truly are.” "Run Boy ( No Longer)" builds tension through harrowing electronic synthesisers that lead to Taylor's jagged vocals create an unsettling edge. The electronic drums kick in to increase the tempo to give the narrator optimism. The track takes a defiant turn with Mitchell's swirling melodies floating over dissonan

ROBIN MCAULEY ANNOUNCES NEW SOLO ALBUM "STANDING ON THE EDGE" OUT MAY7, 2021 VIA FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

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  Photo credit:press Robin McAuley 's new solo album, “ Standing on the Edge " showcases the desire of the respected Irish rock singer to make a strong musical statement in a period that was more creative than ever for him! After reemerging on the recording side of the music industry with guest spots on Michael Schenker Fest albums and fronting the hard rock supergroup Black Swan, McAuley is feeling invigorated and ready to explore even more creative output, letting the world sees that. McAuley is widely recognized as one of the great singers of a golden period in hard rock music. His voice can be heard on albums from Grand Prix and Far Corporation, and of course on the chart-topping MSG records “Perfect Timing,” “Save Yourself,” and “MSG”. Through these releases, he was introduced to hard rock fans around the globe, who no doubt recognized the inherent talent and skill in his vocal abilities. Since departing MSG, he released one solo record in 1999, then joined AOR legends S

EP OF THE WEEK: THE ONE THEY FEAR- PERSEVERENCE

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  Photo Credit: Press New York-based  Metalcore outfit The One They Fear have released their sophomore EP " Perseverance".  The follow up to their 2016 debut " Silent Consent" The trio formed in 2013 by vocalist Rick Hardy and guitarist Jon Robinson following many years of frequenting the metal scene. Jake Wilde later joined them on bass. The idea behind the band as a means to write about the perpetrators of humanity. " Perseverance" is a four-track EP that mixes metalcore stylings with a modern edge. The EP opens with Perseverances a dynamic blast of clean and harsh vocals, accompanied by pulsating riffs and pummeling drums. The music itself has interesting changes in intervals that dictate the tempo. This gives an emotional connection to the baying listeners. Next up is the intense Metamorphosis  with its high tempo and message of uniting against a common enemy. The story is told through colossal melodies that dominate the track. I personally this suits

THE UGLY KINGS Signs Worldwide Record Deal with Napalm Records

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  PHOTO CREDIT: Stephen Boxshall ( Rag and Bone Photography) Napalm Records is pleased to announce that Australian blues-rocking powerhouse  THE UGLY KINGS  has inked a worldwide record deal with the premium Austrian rock and metal label!   The uprising foursome offers a strong injection of energy and emotion while interweaving catchy riffs and stomping rhythms with deep-reaching, soulful vocals. After releasing a first glimpse with the mini-album  Of Sins  in 2015,  THE UGLY KINGS  unveiled their top-notch debut,  Darkness Is My Home , three years later. The band's latest offering, the two-track EP  Gypsy Queen , is another high energy hard rock outburst, fanning the fires of a bright future!   Achieved in only a short time,

PODCAST: ROCKSTARCLASSICS 34: VAN HALEN, THUNDER, FOO FIGHTERS, LOVE MACHINE

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Click below to listen to the latest edition of the blog's podcast, #Rockstarclassics. This week looks at all the best in classic rock, as well as some new tracks too

SKAM release their new lyric video for 'Wake Up, out now via X-RayRecords, new EP 'Intra' released on Friday 26th Feb

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  PHOTO CREDIT: PRESS SKAM  release their new lyric video for ' Wake Up,  out now via X-Ray Records, new EP ' Intra'  released on Friday 26th Feb. Formed in 2011,  SKAM  is a hard rock power trio band from the middle of England.  They have a reputation for delivering no-nonsense, gutsy, classic-sounding British rock music. Over the last 9 years, the band have worked tirelessly to build a solid following in the UK, and now they are widely considered to be at the forefront of theNew Wave of Classic Rock’ movement that is currently sweeping the nation. To date, the band have independently released 3 albums. ‘It’s Come to This’ (2011) and ‘Peacemaker’ (2014) were released to critical acclaim and the band established themselves as a live force to be reckoned with. The band have hit the road with The Answer, Airbourne, Skindred, The Quireboys, and GUN to name a few and are considered a formidable live act. A drive to innovate inspired  SKAM  to release ‘The Amazing Memoirs of Geo

Cosmic Sound Wizards SOUNDS OF NEW SOMA To Release New Album Trip in April.

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  Cosmic sound encounters of the third kind. Two music enthusiasts have immersed themselves deeply in a plethora of genres from the far side of the mainstream. They formed Sounds Of New Soma in 2013 in order to materialize their tonal vision of a cosmic voyage in the aftermath of a psychedelic trip. Trip is the new album by the electro/ avant-garde/ neo-krautrock duo Alexander Djelassi and Dirk Raupach. It comprises only one long track with the significant title Trip. Sounds Of New Soma is rightly associated with the so-called "Berlin School", whose representatives include Tangerine Dream , Klaus Schulze and Manuel Göttsching . But Sounds Of New Soma are more, which is made clear once again on Trip. The band transports the genre into the modern age and experiments with sound structures again and again. For a Trip you take your time, let yourself fall into the music and enjoy the experience.

SUZI QUATRO Drops Title Track from New Studio Album 'The Devil In Me' Out March 26 via SPV/Steamhammer

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  Rock n' Roll Queen SUZI QUATRO has released a new single and music video from her upcoming studio album. "The Devil In Me" is the title track for Quatro's new LP, which will see a March 26th release on Steamhammer . The artwork for the single was created by famous Brazilian Neo-Pop artist Romero Britto . Check out the video below for " The Devil in Me"   Suzi Quatro 's new studio album, 'The Devil In Me' , will be released on March 26th, 2021 through SPV/Steamhammer as a CD DigiPak (incl. fold-out poster), 2LP gatefold version (incl. 2 bonus tracks), and download + streaming: https://SuziQuatro.lnk.to/TheDevilInMe   'The Devil In Me' Tracklisting:   CD Version 1. The Devil In Me 3:24 2. Hey Queenie 4:08 3. Betty Who? 3:57 4. You Can‘t Dream It 3:10 5. My Heart And Soul 5:13 (long version) 6. Get Outta Jail 3:18 7. Do Ya Dance 2:44  8. Isolation B