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Woody's Round Up Podcast (8/7/18)

posted 8 Jul 2018, 09:18 by Paul Woodward

Sunstorm - My Eyes On You

Mass - Falling In Love

Refuge - Bleeding From The Inside

Trillium - Stand Up

Lipz - Fight

The Wild - Ready To Roll

Danze Macabre - If I Die Tonight

Angel Heart - Worth The Wait

Pink Cream 69 - No More Fear

Hunter - Somebody Said Love Is Only A Word

3Sixty - Long Time Comin

Flight of Icarus - Where The Stars Collide

The Gang - Let It Rock

Tomorrows Eve - Dream Within a Dream

Phase II Phase - Running Out

Be For You - Hope Remains (Day By Day)

Donald Dean - Today

Shadow Of Acolyte - Breathing Murder

Mudkix - You Turn My Whole World Upside Down

Karma Fire - Heart On The Run

Hot Foxxy - Redhead Rocker

Rox Diamond - Midnight Girl

The Senior Management - I See The Light

Rust N Rage - Hungry For The World

The Night Flight Orchestra - Lovers In The Rain

Runaway - Red Haired Woman

Lucifer - Phoenix

Woody's Rock Reviews June 2018 Music Video playlist

posted 8 Jul 2018, 09:05 by Paul Woodward

You can check out my June 2018 music video playlist here. It includes new music videos from Creye, The Night Flight Orchestra, Ghost, Halestorm, Black Paisley, Daniel Trigger, U.D.O, Nitrate, Groundbreaker, Doro, Snakes In Paradise, Beyond The Black, Lebrock, Sugarcane, Treat, Enuff Znuff and Clif Magness and many more!

Melodic Times June – Melodic Rock and AOR News Round-Up

posted 17 Jun 2018, 12:38 by Paul Woodward

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Amanda Somerville's Trillium - 'Shards' lyric video

Sunstorm - 'The Road To Hell' lyric video

Seventh Wonder - 'Tiara's Song' music video

Inglorious - 'I Got A Feeling' lyric video

Perfect Plan - 'Bad City Woman' music video

Theatrical shock rockers Lizzy Borden will be unleashing the new album My Midnight Things via Metal Blade Records. It will include the tracks ‘Obsessed With You’, ‘The Scar Across My Heart’, ‘Run Away With Me’ and ‘We Belong To The Shadows’.

Ryan Roxie – long time Alice Cooper Guitarist – has just released his solo album Imagine Your Reality. It features the songs ‘Over and Done’, ‘Look Me In The Eye’, ‘Hearts In Trouble’ and ‘Nevermind Me’ amongst others.

Cult AOR heroes Guild Of Ages will release their latest album Rise on June 29th via Escape Music. It will include the songs ‘Around The Sun’, ‘Addicted’, ‘Love Rules All’ and ‘I’ll Keep Burnin’’.

British AOR-ster’s Dare have re-recorded their classic debut album Out Of The Silence. It’s slated for release on June 29th through Legend Records.

Swedish hard rockers Hardcore Superstar will release their latest album You Can’t Kill My Rock N Roll on the 21st of September.

Vixen are releasing a live album entitled Live Fire via Rat Pak Records on July 6th. It was recorded at Chicago’s Arcada Theatre during their 2017 tour. In addition to the twelve live tracks there is a brand-new studio recorded song ‘You Ought To Know By Now’ which we assured is in the style of classic Vixen, a new acoustic version of ‘Edge of a Broken Heart’ and a live version of unreleased track ‘Big Brother’.

German Metallers Primal Fear will release their latest album Apocalypse on August 10th through Frontiers Records. The album features the tracks ‘King of Madness’, ‘Blood, Sweat and Fear’, ‘Eye of the Storm’ and ‘Supernova’.

Primal Fear - 'Hounds Of Justice' music video

Destina - 'Take Me Home' music video

3.2 - 'Somebody's Watching' audio video

Frontiers have signed LA based melodic rock group Waiting For Monday after been brought to the attention of the label by Jeff Scott Soto. The band are currently writing and recording what will be their debut album, more details to be announced soon.

Popular AOR musician Robert Berry will release a new album The Rules Have Changed under the band name 3.2. Frontiers will unleash it on the 10th of August and features the songs ‘One by One’, ‘Powerful Man’, ‘This Letter’ and ‘Your Mark On The World’.

Phil Mogg vocalist with legendary UK rockers UFO has announced he will retire after the bands 2019 UK tour. It will be UFO’s 50th anniversary and it will include an appearance at HRH AOR 2019 in North Wales. Mogg who turns 71 next year has given permission to the rest of the band to continue as UFO if they wish to, but early indicators suggest the band will also retire as Mogg is the only original member left. So, if UFO are on your bucket list or a band you occasionally see, next year will be your last chance – It’s a sad farewell to one of the UK finest hard rock groups.

Talking of HRH AOR the final 15 acts to join the previously announced bands have been announced – Including the final headliner – Ted Poley! The other additions are Jizzy Pearl, Wayward Sons, Heavy Pettin’, Knock Out Kaine, The New Breed, Burnt Out Wreck, Tomorrow Is Lost, Reece, Black Star Bullet, Sykko Dolls, Trench Dogs, Last Great Dreamers, Wraith and Damn Dice.

Melodic Rock Records have delved into the archives for Joe Cerisano’s Silver Condor. The label will release a package of songs called Studio Cuts, Rarities and Live Across America. It will be extremely limited edition to just 500 copies so if you want it keep an eye out for it’s release on June 22nd. It features the tracks ‘It’s Over’, ‘Standing In The Rain’, ‘Healing Hand’ and ‘Your Turn To Cry’.

Joe Cerisano's Silver Condor - 'Holdin' On (Barely)' audio video

Austrian Klaus Schubert has gathered a load of special guests to join him on his latest album Schubert In Rock, Commander in Pain will be released on June 29th via Pure Steel Records. Stars appearing include Jeff Scott Soto, Dan McCaffrey (Nazareth), Doogie White, Marc Storace (Krokus) and Don Airey. Songs included are ‘Empathy’, ‘Burning Heart’, ‘Forgive Me When I Fall’ and ‘Ride The Bullet’.

Osukaru will be releasing a very limited-edition album entitled Last Call – The EP recordings this coming summer, if you’re a fan keep your eyes peeled as only 300 copies will be printed. It combines the bands previously released EP’s and one brand new track ‘When She Calls My Name’.

Hard Rocker’s Halestorm return this summer with a new album. Vicious will be released in the UK on July 27th. It will include the tracks ‘Killing Ourselves To Live’, ‘Black Vultures’, ‘Conflicted’ and ‘Painkiller’.

Halestorm - 'Uncomfortable' music video

Former Magnum members have formed a band Kingdom Of Madness which will focus on performing songs from the bands 1978-1994 era. Keyboardist Mark Stanway is joined by former Magnum Drummer Mickey Barker, Guitarist Laurence Archer, Bassist Neil Murray and popular AOR Vocalist Chris Ousey. They play their debut show at The Newhampton Arts Centre in Wolverhampton on Friday December 21st.

Ted Poley has been hard at work on a new solo album Modern Art which was written and recorded with modern melodic rockers Degreed. Who will also be his backing band at next years HRH AOR Festival. You can get it in mid-July via Ted’s official site as the first pressing will be unleashed in a limited amount a few months before it’s official release on Frontiers Records.

No Hot Ashes 'Glow' music video

Coldspell - 'It Hurts' music video

Melodic Rock Records have announced they will be doing some in-house crowd funding campaigns on occasional upcoming releases. Just like Kickstarter and the like it will offer bonuses and goodies for those that pre-order – with one major difference, no matter what, the release of the album is guaranteed. The first band to get this MRR treatment is Hearts on Fire – you can pre-order the album today via There is no definite release date just yet but it will be released later this year and the album is already entitled Call Of Destiny.

Hearts on Fire - 'Hearts On Fire' lyric video

Ann Wilson of Heart will release her new solo album Immortal on September 14th via BMG. It is a covers album and features Wilson’s versions of ‘You Don’t Own Me’ (Lesley Gore), ‘I’m Afraid Of Americans’ (David Bowie), ‘Back To Black’ (Amy Winehouse) and ‘A Thousand Kisses Deep’ (Leonard Cohen).

Kissin Dynamite - 'I've Got The Fire' music video

Nitrate and new British band will release their debut album Real World via Melodic Rock Records on July 20th. The band is the brainchild of Nick Hogg (Guitars/Keyboards) he teamed up Rob Wylde (Midnite City / Tigertailz) to create Nitrate. The band also features Joss Mennen of Zinatra on Vocals and journeyman drummer Pete Newdeck. This album has been on the shelf a short while so album two is already written and should be released in 2019 – so if you enjoy this you won’t have long to wait for the follow up. Tracks included are ‘Breathe’, ‘Waiting on You’, ‘Attraction’ and ‘Only You’.

Nitrate - 'Waiting On You' audio video

Clif Magness - 'Like You' audio video

Legendary British Classic Rockers Uriah Heep return with their 25th studio album Living the Dream which will be unleashed on the 14th of September via Frontiers Records. The album includes the tracks ‘Take Away My Soul’, ‘Goodbye To Innocence’, ‘It’s All Been Said’ and ‘Grazed By Heaven’ which was co-written with Jeff Scott Soto.

Uriah Heep - 'Grazed By Heaven' music video

R.I.P Ralph Santolla – It’s tragic we have recently lost the 48-year-old guitarist following a heart attack. His catalogue of music is quite varied, but he is well known in melodic rock circles due to his time with Eyewitness and Millennium. He was really active on social media, so his presence will be missed although his music will live on.

Are you ready for a new Enuff Znuff album? Well brace yourself August 10th is the launch date of the legendary rockers album Diamond Boy which is been released via Frontiers Records.

Enuff Znuff - 'Metalheart' audio video

Dream Child the supergroup assembled by Frontiers Records to capture and replicate the iconic sound of Dio will release their debut album Until Death Do We Meet Again on September 14. Songs set for inclusion are ‘It Is What It Is’, ‘In A World So Cold’, ‘Light of the Dark’ and ‘Playin’ With Fire’.

Dream Child - 'You Can't Take Me Down' audio video

Aussie Dion Bayman who has been on my radar for a while has recently signed a deal with Burning Minds Group / Art Of Melody Records! His new album Better Days is scheduled for release this coming September! This is one that is well worth keeping your eyes peeled for!

Following the success of the Frontiers Festival in both Italy and Sweden, the label has set up a Sweden edition. It will take place on October 13th and feature Eclipse, The Dark Element, Crazy Lixx, One Desire, Perfect Plan and Creye.

Woody's Round Up Podcast (9/6/18)

posted 9 Jun 2018, 16:28 by Paul Woodward

The Soul Exchange - Right Here

Von Baltzer - All Night Long

Dare - Runaway

Lugnet - Begging

Hell's Gazaelle's - Stone Cold

Grand Design - Love Shouldn't Hurt

Space Elevator - World Of Possibilites

Lordi - Your Tongue's Got The Cat

Blossoms - Stranger Still

Ryan Roxie - To Live and Die in LA

Don Airey - One of a Kind

Rox Diamond - Two Hearts

Fyre Byrd - Take Me Out

The Jon Butcher Axis - Victims

Lipz - Star

Free From Sin - Break and Burn

Scardust - Sands Of Time

Maroon 5 - Girls Like You

Aeren - Breath of Air

Plastic Tears - Rhythm Rider

Heroes Don't Ask Why - Sound of a Broken Heart

The Promise - Don't Keep Me Waiting

Kane - Rain Down On Me

Captain Blackbeard - Out Of Control

Stonelake - Hold On To You

Jai Wolf - Starlight

Ellie Goulding - Dead In The Water

Sugarland - Not The Only

TNT - Tears In My Eyes

Woody's Rock Review May 2018 Music Video Playlist

posted 2 Jun 2018, 12:24 by Paul Woodward

You can check out my May 2018 music video playlist here. It includes new music videos from Halestorm, Wayward Sons, Fireblast, Lipz, H.E.A.T, Cheap Trick, Lizzy Borden, Seventh Wonder, Sunstorm, Little Ceasar, TNT, FM, Rick Springfield, Lordi and many many more!

Woody's Round Up Podcast (20/5/18)

posted 20 May 2018, 16:51 by Paul Woodward

Airrace - Summer Rain

Gathering Of Kings - Saviour

Diamond Black - Ghost In The Glass

City Of Thieves - Buzzed Up City

VEGA - Mess You Made

GIG - Peddler Pete

Marita - Horror High

Praying Mantis - Time Can Heal

Jizzy Pearl - House of Sin

Doomsday Outlaw - Days Since I Saw The Sun

Jason Aldean - I'll Wait For You 3

My Indigo - Someone Like You

Ash - Confessions in The Pool

Angel - Feelin' Right

Reef - Precious Metal

Christina Martin - Keep Me Calm

Lee Aaron - Mercy

Riot V - Heart Of a Lion

Kacey Musgraves - Butterflies

Kelsea Ballerini - Get Over Yourself

The New Roses - Dancin On A razor Blade

Angel - On and On

American Tears - Hardcore

James Christain - Heaven Is A Place In Hell

Demon - The Spell

Fireblast - Daydreaming

Angel Heart - Burning Desire

Magical Heart - Magic

Stormwitch - Bound to the Witch

Crying Steel - Raise Your Hell

Jean Beauvoir - Feel The Heat

Saffire - The Rainmaker

Melodic Times May - Melodic Rock and AOR News Round-Up

posted 13 May 2018, 13:34 by Paul Woodward

Stuff by Woody

Jizzy Pearl - 'High For An Eye' audio video

Sunstorm - 'Only The Good Will Survive' audio video

Diamond Black - 'The Ghost In The Glass' lyric video

Original Thin Lizzy drummer Brian Downey is going on the road playing classic Lizzy album Alive and Dangerous at select venues in the UK, including The Robin in Bilston on Saturday the 29th of September.

In shock news – Punky Meadows and Frank Dimino have announced a UK tour! The guitarist and vocalist are best known for their work with renown Seventies AOR group Angel – This show is being billed as featuring a full Angel set – so plenty for fans of that band to get excited for. The shows include a performance at The Robin in Bilston on Sunday the 14th of October.

The Senior Management are a new band featuring popular melodic rock vocalist Goran Edman. They have been signed to Melodic Rock Records and their self-titled debut album will be released on May 30th.

The Senior Management - 'A Message From You' audio video

Gathering Of Kings - 'Saviour' audio video

Vile Caliber - 'Willpower' music video

Mass will release When 2 Worlds Collide via Escape Music on May 25th. It will include the tracks ‘Just Can’t Deny’, ‘Only A Dream’, ‘Revenge Of The Maiden’ and ‘Turn It Over’.

TNT - 'Tears In My Eyes' audio video

Praying Mantis - 'Keep It Alive' audio video

Norwegian rockers TNT release their thirteenth album XIII on June 8th via Frontiers Records. It will include the tracks ‘Not feeling Anything’, ‘Where You Belong’, ‘Can’t Breathe Anymore’ and ‘Sunshine’. This is the first album to feature new vocalist Baol Bardot Bulsara.

Grand Design - 'Aim for the Heart' music video

Refuge who feature former members of Rage will release their debut album Solitary Men on June 8th through Frontiers Records. It features the tracks ‘Bleeding From Inside’, ‘Let Me Go’, ‘Hell Freezes Over’ and ‘Living On The Edge Of Time’.

Escape Music will release the second album from Jon Butcher Axis Stare At The Sun on May 25th. Original released in the mid-eighties it includes the songs ‘Dreams Fade Away’, ‘Don’t Say Goodnight’, ‘Call To Arms’ and ‘Breakout’.

Stryper - 'The Valley' music video

The Senior Management - 'I See The Light' audio video

Rust N Rage - 'Midnight Train' audio video

Lizzy Borden return with their first new album in eleven years. My Midnight Things will be released June 15th via Metal Blade Records. Tracks included will be ‘The Scar Across My Heart’, ‘A Stranger To Love’, ‘Obsessed With You’ and ‘Run Away With Me’.

Lipz - 'Scaryman' music video

Hartmann - 'Don't Want To Back Down' music video

Issa - 'Run With The Pack' music video

There was a lot of rumours surrounding Magnum’s last extensive tour, that it may be the Brummie’s live swansong. It appears that those rumours were unfounded gossip as the band have announced a small tour in late November, which includes a performance at Winterstorm Festival in Scotland and a show at The Robin in Bilston on the 28th of November.

Praying Mantis - 'Keep It Alive' music video

W.E.T - 'Kings On Thunder Road' music video

Saffire - 'Hard To Keep, Hard To Find' music video

Bare Infinity - 'The Butterfly Raiser' music video

Vince O’Regan will release his fourth solo album under the O’Regan moniker in August via Z Records. Further details will be released shortly.

Popular cult melodic rockers Guild of Ages will unleash the long awaited new album Rise on June 29th via Escape Music. It will include the tracks ‘Around The Sun’, ‘All Fall Down’, ‘Love Rules All’ and ‘I’ll Keep Burnin’’. The label plan to re-release all previous Guild of Ages and C.I.T.A albums previously release via the label, so keep your eyes peeled if you wish to complete your collection.

TNT - 'We're Gonna Make It' lyric video

Legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet will release his latest album Meanwhile Back at the Garage via Frontiers Records on the 13th of July. The man himself has compared it’s sound and style to Alcatrazz, the band he gathered a cult following with. Tracks included are ‘We Don’t Need Another Hero’, ‘Sea Of Trees’, ‘Man on the Corner’ and ‘The Crying Chair’. The CD comes with a live DVD entitled ‘Live from Daryl’s House 2018’ this includes Bonnet classics like ‘Night Games’, ‘All Night Long’, ‘Stand In Line’ and ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’.

Graham Bonnet Band - 'Meanwhile Back at the Garage' audio video

King Company will release their new album Queen of Hearts on August 10th through Frontiers Records. It features the following tracks ‘Stars’, ‘Never Say Goodbye’, ‘King For Tonight’ and ‘Living The Dream’

King Company - 'One Day Of Your Life' lyric video

FM - 'Killed By Love' music video

Frontiers Records will release the debut album from exciting AOR newcomers Creye on October 12th. The Track list will include ‘Nothing To Lose’, ‘Never Too Late’, ‘Straight To The Top’ and ‘Love Will Never Die’.

Creye - 'Holding On' audio video

Little Ceasar - 'Time Enough For That' music video

Rick Springfield - 'The Voodoo House' music video

The reunited LA Guns featuring Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns hit the road in the UK this coming September. This includes a show at The Robin in Bilston on September 4th.

Destina release Metal Souls on the 13th of July via Frontiers Records. The supergroup is led by Japanese guitarist Nozomu Wakai and features Ronnie Romero on vocals. It features the songs ‘Rain’, ‘End Of Love’, ‘Cross The Line’ and ‘Raise Your Fist’.

Destina - 'Metal Souls' music video

It’s been a long time coming but Dutch melodic rockers Two Of A Kind return with a new album Rise which is release on the 13th of July via Frontiers Records. It includes the songs ‘Touch The Roof’, ‘Naked’, ‘Wheel of Life’ and ‘Run Girl’.

Two of a Kind - 'Naked' music video

Ricky Warwick and Damon Johnson (Black Star Riders) take their acoustic show on the road again this coming Autumn. The Sonic Acoustic Attack tour comes to the Robin in Bilston on the 1st of October.

Gioeli - Castronovo - 'Through' music video

Gioeli – Castronovo see Johnny Gioeli and Deen Castronovo team up again for a new album Set The World On Fire. The pair played together on the debut Hardline album Double Eclipse back in the early nineties! The new album will include the songs ‘Fall Like an Angel’, ‘It’s All About You’, ‘Need You Now’ and ‘Walk With Me’.

Famed producer and cult AOR musician Clif Magness will release his new album Lucky Dog on the 13th of July through Frontiers Records. It will feature the songs ‘Unbroken’, ‘My Heart’, ‘Rain’ and ‘Love Needs a Heart’.

Clif Magness - 'Ain't No Way' music video

Canadian hard rockers The Wild! are touring the UK when they come to these shores to play Hard Rock Hell in November. They will be making a pit stop at The Station in Cannock on the 8th of November. That’s one you should definitely put in your gig diary’s!

April 2018 music video playlist

posted 1 May 2018, 08:10 by Paul Woodward

You can check out my April 2018 music video playlist here , It includes new music videos from Reef, W.E.T, Issa, Praying Mantis, Stryper, Lee Aaron, Sunstorm, Lordi, Airrace, Black Stone Cherry, The Brink, Bon Jovi, Kane’d and many many more!

Melodic Times April – Melodic Rock and AOR news round up

posted 16 Apr 2018, 13:34 by Paul Woodward

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Z Records have announced their latest signing Rubicon – a female fronted melodic rock act a first for the label. The label is keeping most details about this album close to their chests, but more information will be revealed when their single ‘My One and Only’ is released on the 6th of April an audio video is out now for you to sample the song.

Rubicon - 'My One and Only' audio video

Stryper - 'Sorry' music video

UK glam/metal band Indya have released an audio video for the track ‘The Final Line’. This is taken from the forthcoming album Rebel Music which will be released via Hollier Than Thou Records in the summer of 2018.

Indya - 'The Final Line' audio video

Legendary NWOBHM band Praying Mantis will return on the 11th of May with G.R.A.V.I.T.Y which will be released on Frontiers Records.

Jizzy Pearl - 'You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone' music video

Firehouse guitarist Bill Leverty has a couple of new solo songs available via his website ‘Love Is Like A Song’ and ‘Memorable’. Go check em out, these songs feature Firehouse drummer Michael Foster.

Leverty website

Christian rockers Stryper will release their new album God Damn Evil on April 20th. It will feature the tracks ‘Take It to The Cross’, ‘You Don’t Even Know Me’, ‘Sea Of Thieves’ and ‘Beautiful’.

Jizzy Pearl will release his new album All You Need Is Soul via Frontiers Records on the 11th of May. The track list includes ‘High For An Eye’, ‘House of Sin’, ‘When The Devil Comes’ and ‘You Don’t Know What It’s Like’.

Swedish hard rockers Stonelake have signed to Melodic Rock Records who will release the band’s new album Thunder and Rain on April 25th.

Stonelake - 'Thunder and Rain' audio video

Swedish melodic rockers Grand Design will release their new album Viva La Strange on April 20th.

Grand Design - 'Face It' music video

FM - 'Playing Tricks On Me' music video

The Cyberiam - 'The Fall' music video

Loverboy’s Paul Dean has released a new solo single ‘Be With You’ his first solo material since 1994. Its available through all reputable digital download stores and streaming services.

Paul Dean - 'Be With You' music video

Airbound - 'Zhaneta' lyric video

Royal Hunt - 'Fistful Of Misery' music video

Dokken - 'It's Just Another Day' music video

Michael Bormann who is currently hard at work on his latest project Jaded Hard will release his latest ‘hits’ package Rock Hard on May 5th. It includes ‘I Will Hold The Line’, ‘Anymore’, ‘Come Take Me Higher’ and ‘Live and Let Die’.

Perfect Plan - 'Gone Too Far' music video

Jaded Heart have released their latest opus Devil’s Gifts through Massacre Records. The album has been mixed and mastered by Erik Martensson of Eclipse and W.E.T fame. The album features the songs ‘Set Free’, ‘Scream Of Anger’, ‘Tears Of Our World’ and ‘Final Moment’.

AOR legends Randy Goodrum, Dave Innis and Bruce Gaitsch have formed a new supergroup GIG. Their album Brave New World is strictly limited to a 1,000 copies run and will feature the tracks ‘Private O’Toole’, ‘Waiting’, ‘All There Is’ and ‘Little Flame’. Expect an album of full on west coast and soft rock.

Appice - 'Sinister' lyric video

VEGA - 'Worth Dying For' music video

Panorama - 'The Highest Mountain' lyric video

Captain Blackbeard - 'Picture Life' audio video

Stonelake - 'Hold On To You' audio video

Hardcore Superstar have released the single ‘Electric Rider’ which can be purchased from all good digital retailers. It is taken from the Swede’s upcoming 11th album You Can’t Kill My Rock And Roll.

Issa - 'Sacrifice Me' music video

Stoneface - 'Play Their Game' audio video

A whole bunch of new Rock Candy remasters are available now, Legs Diamond S/T, A Diamond And A Hard Rock and Fire Power, Morning Star S/T and Venus, Nutz S/T and Too.

Just announced – A Trio of new breed melodic hard rock bands have announced a live show at The Robin in Bilston on December 2nd. Tickets are on sale now for The New Roses headline show with support from Departed and The Brink.

Black Country vocalist Lee Small has released his latest solo album Southern Wind exclusively through his website. It’s packaged with his two previous solo albums The Eyes of Robert Lees and Jamaica Inn and is strictly limited edition to just 200 copies with the boxset called Reflections. It also comes with access to an exclusive 15 track download album of various covers.

Swedish hard rockers Motherlode have returned as Stoneface with a new singer Andreas Novak. Their debut self-titled album will be released this April.

TNT will release their new album XIII on June 8th via Frontiers Records and it will feature the songs ‘Not Feeling Anything’, ‘Where You Belong’, ‘Can’t Breathe Anymore’ and ‘Tears In My Eyes’.

Joe Lynn Turner’s Sunstorm will release The Road To Hell on June 8th via Frontiers Records. It will include the tracks ‘My Eyes On You’, ‘State Of The Heart’, ‘Still Fighting’ and ‘On The Edge’.

Amanda Sommerville’s Trilllium will release Tectonic via Frontiers Records on June 8th. It will include the tracks ‘Stand Up’, ‘Hit Me’, ‘Fighting Fate’ and ‘Shards’.

Hard Rock Hell AOR have announced the first wave of bands set to feature at the 2019 event. It takes place between 14th and 17th of March 2019 at Hafan Y Mor, North Wales. The Thursday night headliner is Tyketto, Friday headliner is UFO and the third headliner are yet to be confirmed. Joining the line-up is Dave Bickler (Ex-Survivor), The Electric Boys, Tigertailz, Mitch Malloy, Pretty Boy Floyd, Vega, Romeos Daughter, Kane’d, The Radio Sun, Bai Bang, Saints Of Sin, Psycho Kiss, New Generation Superstars, Fahran, Captain Blackbeard, Heartbreak Remedy, Void, Epic, Haxan, Sordid Lies, The Wicked Jackals, Corvus, Silent Jack, Kiss The Gun. A fistful of bands to round out the Festival will be announced soon.

The Nights - 'In The Blink Of An Eye' music video

JK Northrup & David Cagle - 'The Night Is Mine' music video

The Brink - 'Little Janie' lyric video

Perfect Plan - 'Never Surrender' audio video

TNT - 'Get Ready For Some Hard Rock' audio video

The new Hartmann album Hands On The Wheel will be released on Pride and Joy music on May 18th. It includes the tracks ‘Your Best Excuse’, ‘Simple Man’, ‘The Sky Is Falling’ and ‘Heart Of Gold’.

Melodic Rock Records have signed Finalnd’s hard rockers Rust N Rage and will release their album Tales From The Wasteland in May. It Will include the songs ‘Dancing On The Edge’, ‘Midnight Train’, ‘Lethal’ and ‘Dreamcatcher’.

Vega - 'All Over Now' audio video

Multi-National melodic metallers Eden’s Curse will be supporting Michael Schenker Fest this November. This includes a show at the O2 Institute in Birmingham on November 6th. There should be a new Curse album by then, so keep your eyes peeled for news on that too.

Lords Of Black - 'World Gone Mad' music video

Airrace - 'Summer Rain' lyric video

Stryper - 'Lost' audio video

Doomsday Outlaw - 'Bring It On Home' music video

Seventh Wonder - 'Victorious' audio video

Amanda Sommerville’s Trillium will release their latest album Tectonic via Frontiers Records on June 8th. It will include the tracks ‘Stand Up’, ‘Hit Me’, ‘Shards’ and ‘Eternal Spring’.

Trillium - 'Time To Shine' music video

City Of Thieves - 'Buzzed Up City' music video

UK Classic Rock inspired rockers City of Thieves will release their album Beast Reality on the 12th of October through Frontiers Records.

Seventh Wonder will release their new album Tiara on October 12th through Frontiers Records. It will feature the songs ‘Arrival’, ‘Against The Grain’, ‘The Truth’ and ‘By The Light Of The Funeral Pyres’.

Woody's Round Up Podcast (8/4/18)

posted 8 Apr 2018, 16:06 by Paul Woodward

Station – All You Need Is A Heartbeat

FM – Killed By Love

Earth For Sale – Life

Perfect Plan – Never Surrender

Lee Small – Children of a Lesser God

TNT – Get Ready For Some Hard Rock

The Brink – Little Janie

Lee Small – Life Hurts

Jari Tiura – Silent Moon

Bon Jovi – Walls

Lee Small – Dead Man Walking

Hartmann – Cold As Stone

The Amorettes – Whatever gets You Through The Night

Stagma – Promise Me

Glenn Hughes – The Only One

Hugo – If You’re Ever Lonely

Hush – Heaven Ain’t…

Icon – (Take Another) Shot At My Heart

Impellitteri – Stand In Line

Indica – Precious Dark

Indigo Dying – Real Life Fairytale

Intruder – Hearts On The Loose

Iron Maiden – The Trooper

Paul Janz – One Lovin Touch

Jekyll and Hyde – Last Time

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – I Hate Myself For Loving You

Josette – Believe In Me

Journey – After The Fall

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