DEVIN TOWNSEND – LIGHTWORK

(InsideOut Music) Melodic Pop Rock. The word genius is bandied about far too freely, but no-one can deny that the Canadian multi-instrumentalist/vocalist is just that! Devin also is very much a man who marches to the beat of his own drum, and has always had a totally ‘anything goes’ mentality when it comes to his… Continue reading DEVIN TOWNSEND – LIGHTWORK

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ACID MOTHER’S TEMPLE & SENDELICA

Live At The Cellar Bar, Cardigan, West Wales Review by The Rock ‘n’ Roll Preacher So, the loudest band in the world came to sleepy Cardigan, to a tiny venue, and the gig brought every kind of musical freak out of the woodwork – there were Punks, Hippies, Metalheads, Ravers, Hipsters, Travellers, Beatniks, old-school Rockers,… Continue reading ACID MOTHER’S TEMPLE & SENDELICA

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DEAD DAISIES – ‘RADIANCE’ (Dead Daisies Pty Ltd) CLASSIC REVIEW

DEAD DAISIES – ‘RADIANCE’ (Dead Daisies Pty Ltd) CLASSIC REVIEW  REVIEW BY DENNIS JARMAN  With brand new sixth studio album Radiance, the Dead Daisies are more like a six-foot Triffid than a dead daisy as this is the heaviest I’ve definitely heard them play. The Australian-American supergroup formed by David Lowy in 2012 have had… Continue reading DEAD DAISIES – ‘RADIANCE’ (Dead Daisies Pty Ltd) CLASSIC REVIEW

HOUSE OF LORDS – ‘SAINTS & SINNERS’ (Frontiers) MELODIC ROCK

HOUSE OF LORDS – ‘SAINTS & SINNERS’ (Frontiers) MELODIC ROCK Review by The Rock ‘n’ Roll Preacher I will be honest with you from the start, it has been a very long time since (for me anyway) House Of Lords have created an album worthy of their illustrious name. Now, eleven albums into their career,… Continue reading HOUSE OF LORDS – ‘SAINTS & SINNERS’ (Frontiers) MELODIC ROCK

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GINEVRA – We Belong To The Stars

REVIEW BY CHRIS BLACK ALBUM REVIEW – GINEVRA / We Belong To The Stars Frontiers label continue their musical policy of another album under the ‘project’ banner, with the debut release of GINEVRA, who hail from Sweden and comprise of vocalist Kristian Fyhr (Seventh Crystal), guitarist Magnus Karlsson (Primal Fear), bassist Jimmy Jay (H,E.A.T.), and… Continue reading GINEVRA – We Belong To The Stars

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THE HALO EFFECT – ‘DAYS OF THE LOST’ (Nuclear Blast) MELODIC DEATH METAL

REVIEW BY THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PREACHER I have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of this album for nearly a year now – and after all the suspense and build up, the fear is that it will disappoint … I need not have worried, this is an absolute MONSTER of an album, and is immediately… Continue reading THE HALO EFFECT – ‘DAYS OF THE LOST’ (Nuclear Blast) MELODIC DEATH METAL

MEGADETH – ‘THE SICK, THE DYING, & THE DEAD’ (Universal) THRASH METAL

Review By The Rock ‘n’ Roll Preacher One of the most eagerly awaited albums of 2022 is finally upon us, and despite the travails that interrupted its recording, on the whole, it does not disappoint. Of course, during said recording came the Dave Ellefson ‘incident’, which has caused much talk, and led to his abrupt… Continue reading MEGADETH – ‘THE SICK, THE DYING, & THE DEAD’ (Universal) THRASH METAL

JOURNEY – ‘FREEDOM’ (Frontiers) AOR/MELODIC ROCK

JOURNEY – ‘FREEDOM’ (Frontiers) AOR/MELODIC ROCK REVIEW BY THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PREACHER It would be fair to say that rarely has one album caused (a) such feverish excitement and expectation amongst Rock music fans, and (b) has conversely caused such widespread contradiction in thoughts about it! I’ve deliberately waited and lived with it for… Continue reading JOURNEY – ‘FREEDOM’ (Frontiers) AOR/MELODIC ROCK