Lucifer knows that every cloud has a silver lining

The band metal/doom rock band Lucifer was founded in 2014 by Johanna Platow Andersson, her name was then Johanna Sadonis, and she lived in Berlin. The band is ’70’s oriented, both in terms of music and sound. They are inspired by bands like Black Sabbath, Blue Öyster Cult and Fleetwood Mac. There have been several … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Picturebooks: daredevils, biker freaks but above all musicians

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken Singer/guitarist Fynn Claus Grabke and drummer Philipp Mirtschink do wild things like skateboarding and motorcycling. Their music may sometimes be a bit rough, but these men from Gütersloh (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) have a gentle soul and a passion for music. They have … Read more, available in English and Dutch

MoonKing Jan Hoving leads The Ministry of Rock & Roll

Als je deze recensie liever in het Nederlands leest, kun je hier klikken While harvesting the wheat, Jan Hoving freed up time so that I could interview him on behalf of Maxazine about the band The MoRR, which he founded. There was a precedent: Vandenberg’s MoonKings was founded some 7 years ago by Ad (Vandenberg). … Read more, available in English and Dutch

First school of art for O.A.K. founder Jerry Cutillo

There are a few bands with the same name, for example: O.A.K., one is from Norway, another from Italy. Most prog lovers are only familiar with the Norwegian one. The Italian composer and multi-instrumentalist Jerry Cutillo founded his O.A.K. (Oscillazioni Alchemico Kreative) in 1993. Nevertheless, that prog project is a little under the radar. Time … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Mr. Neal Morse is a busy bee

Recently I had an interview with singer and multi instrumentalist Neal Morse. His career started in pubs, as singer-songwriter. Early ‘90’s he founded the prog band Spock’s Beard. That was the start of a successful career. He also has success with prog super group Transatlantic, and the prog band Flying Colors. Last but not least, … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Interview Bryan Josh – The story behind Transylvania Part 1 – the count demands it

While I was reviewing Transylvania –Part 1- The Count demands it, I got involved with the story. So I would love to know more about the album, and asked permission to interview Bryan. I’m very pleased he agreed. Bryan, thank you so much for the time you took to answer my questions. Much appreciated. How … Read more, available in English and Dutch