Guy Verlinde – Standing In The Light Of A Brand New Day

The Belgian singer/guitarist recorded no less than 13 blues & roots albums in 12 years.His new album, released on September 1st, is called ‘Standing In The Light Of A Brand New Day’. Because of the cancelled concerts and thus the loss of income, Guy launched a crowdfunding campaign for the first time. That worked out … Read more, available in English and Dutch

GorMusik – Snakes & Angels

As a ten-year-old boy, Gordon (a.k.a. Gordo) Bennett wanted an acoustic guitar. Although it was only $15, he had to beg and plead to get it. About six years later, he bought his first eclectic guitar. He was inspired by bands like Genesis, Jethro Tull and Deep Purple. Later he was inspired by King Crimson, … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Aeon Zen – Transversal

To come straight to the point: ‘Transversal’ is the last album of Aeon Zen. The band didn’t want to stop without a farewell, hence this special album as final piece. In their own words, ‘Transversal’ is the most complete piece of music. The composition of this album started fourteen years ago, before the band was … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Ray Wilson – The Weight Of Man

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken It has been almost twenty years since Ray Wilson started his solo carrier. In 2016, Ray released no less than two studio albums with only new material (‘Song For A Friend’ and ‘Makes Me Think Of Home’). Three years later, Upon my … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The MoRR – Now’s As Good A Time As Any

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken At the end of 2019 the decision was made that Vandenberg’s Moonkings would go on hold indefinitely. Frontman Jan Hoving is far from being done with making music. That’s why he asked Carlo Gentenaar, guitarist of their former band ‘Stonefly,’ if he … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Sonic Whip – Triskelion

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken In late 2018, the brothers Meryn and Florian Bevelander (from Nijmegen, the Netherlands) founded the alternative rock band Sonic Whip. Meryn is singer and guitarist, Florian is behind the drum kit, bassist Julien Verveer completes the band. This threesome varies in age … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Picturebooks – The Major Minor Collective

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken The pandemic turned the music world upside down. But the German duo The Picturebooks decided to make the best of it, they started writing songs for a new heavy blues album. This fourth album was titled ‘The Major Minor Collective’. They had … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Sloper – Pulverise

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken Sloper is one of the few bands with two drummers, these are Cesar Zuiderwijk (Golden Earring) and Mario Goossens (Triggerfinger). These men have appreciated each other’s skills for years, so they wanted to work together. Together with guitarists Fabio Canini and Peter … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Kristoffer Gildenlöw – Let Me Be A Ghost

Singer/multi-instrumentalist Kristoffer Gildenlöw is Kayak’s bass player, but we know him from his days with Pain of Salvation. He is a much in demand session bassist, both live and in the studio, his name is listed on more than 50 albums. Kristoffer has released three successful soloalbums. His newest, darkest album is called ‘Let Me … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Whyzdom – Of Wonders And Wars

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken French female fronted symphonic metal band Whyzdom was founded in 2007 by Vynce Leff. Their fifth album ‘Of Wonders And Wars’ will be released (digitally) on 17 September via Scarlet Records. Whyzdom takes you on a journey through different millennia. During this … Read more, available in English and Dutch