Lazy Grey – Making Tracks

Lazy Grey blues/rock/funk band Lazy Grey was formed in Antwerp some four years ago. ‘Making Tracks is their debut album. This one starts nicely with ‘Blood From A Stone’. There is a slightly dull layer over the music. Thomas Maenhout’s voice suits the music just fine. Fortunately, he has a fairly clear pronunciation, as the … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Fierce and the Dead – News From The Invisible World

The Fierce and the Dead was formed some 13 years ago as an instrumental band. But for several years, Kevin Feazey has been the vocalist of this English band in addition to being the bassist. They play a mix of various types of rock, adding metal, shoegaze and analogue synthesizers. The band has toured with … Read more, available in English and Dutch

RED32 – RED32

Tony (Anthony) Romero is the man behind ‘Tony Romero’s Vortex’. This American was actually planning to make a follow-up to ‘Noise Machine’. He revealed his ideas and together with his bandmates they exchanged audio files. During the recording process, it became clear that this felt different from Tony Romero’s Vortex (TRV). Sounding like a different … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Hekz – Sabotage single release

Hekz is a prog rock/metal band from London. On ‘Mayday’, the first single from upcoming album ‘Terra Nova’, you could already hear the new direction Hekz has taken. When ‘Terra Nova’ will be released remains a surprise. What is already known is that it will be a double album. ‘Sabotage’, the second single, was released … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Odessa2- The Last Crusade

Although the title might suggest otherwise, ‘The Last Crusade’ is not meant to be religious. Nor political, judgmental or anything else, it is simply the musical expression of Dutch band Odessa2. They describe their style as symphonic pop.‘Song for Palestine’ has an atmospheric start, in the background blended with sounds of different voices. A man … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Tyketto’s frontman still has energy for ten

American hard rock band Tyketto has been around since the late 1980s. There was a break of a few years, but the band is active for many years now. These rockers have performed at De Bosuil in Weert before. On the first Friday of June, another gig was scheduled. First, Belgium’s Wildheart was allowed to … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Franck Carducci & the Fantastic Squad – The Answer Live

Singer multi-instrumentalist Franck Carducci has been releasing albums for more than 20 years. In March, together with Mary Reynaud, he released the surprising album ‘Naked’, featuring minimalist arrangements. A few weeks later, ‘The Answer Live’ was released. This concert was recorded in September 2022 at De Boerderij, in Zoetermeer. (The Netherlands). The album ‘The Answer’, … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Rob Orlemans & Half Past Midnight – Shake them down

Rob Orlemans & Half Past Midnight is a blues rock power trio from the Netherlands. This enthusiastic band regularly performs at blues festivals. Their latest album is called ‘Shake Them Down’. This album features 12 studio tracks, including a cover of Alvin Lee. In addition, there are two live bonus tracks. ‘Boogie On Down The … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Blank Manuskript – A Live Document

Blank Manuskript is an Art Rock band from Austria. All five band members have a part in vocals. The passion of these multi-instrumentalists can always be heard in their live concerts, as on ‘A Live Document’. This album was recorded last year during Night of the Prog – Loreley The tender singing of ‘Foetus’ is … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The BluesBones – Unchained

‘Unchained’ is the seventh album by The BluesBones (Belgium). During a live studio setting, the instruments were captured in one take, well done! The balance between vocals and music is fine. The relationship between the instruments themselves, and the balance on the headphones is good. Nico De Cock sings parts of the lyrics, other parts … Read more, available in English and Dutch