A Dying Planet: Facing The Incurable (2018)

Written by: Kev Rowland Prior to forming A Dying Planet, the Tipton brothers (Jasun (guitar) and Troy (vocals) ) were the driving force of prog metal act Zero Hour, who released five albums. They alongside acts like Opeth, Cynic, Symphony X, All That Remains, The Human Abstract, and Liquid Tension Experiment, as well has undertaking multiple successful European tours and…

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Gioeli-Castronovo: Set The World On Fire (2018)

Written by: Kev Rowland Johnny Gioeli and Deen Castronovo first played together on the debut Hardline album, ‘Double Eclipse’, which was released in 1992. Since then they have followed different musical paths, as while Gioeli has continued to lead Hardline, Castronovo spent time with Ozzy Osbourne and had an extended tour of duty with the Journey and is currently also…

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Into Eternity: The Sirens (2018)

Written by: Kev Rowland Canadian act Into Eternity released their debut album through DVS back in 1999, with another four coming in quick succession on Century Media, the last two of which two featured Stu Block (Iced Earth) on vocals. The band then decided to put recording on hold, so that they could concentrate on touring internationally. Amanda Keirnan joined…

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Mad Max: 35 (2018)

Written by: Kev Rowland Formed back in 1981, Mad Max released their debut album in 1982, with guitarist Jürgen Breforth having been there from the beginning. Singer Michael Voss joined the year afterwards, with drummer Axel Kruse taking over the hot seat in 1984. Only bassist Thomas “Hutch” Bauer is a newbie, having only joined in 2015, so the album…

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