The hardrocker Shakra from Berne are “back on track”. The Swiss return with a brand new singer, John Prakesh. When Mark Fox left after a 7-year long liaison with the band, the rest of the guys were desperately looking for a worthy replacement. In November 2009, they found it in John.
The first time Prakesh performed with ... more/mehr
„Powerplay“ is the ninth studio record of Swiss Hard Rock band Shakra but just the second with singer John Prakesh. Now the band will see whether the fans accepted him and are willing to buy another record with him as the singer or not. Actually, I am not really worried because all those who are not purchasing a copy of „Powerplay“ ... more/mehr
As everybody knows Fins should always be a little bit melancholic, what generally is lead back to the wether and the shortened solar radition. And they do much to prove this cliché. Gothic and Dark Rock are popular exportproducts. The guys from Sham Rain goes to the same direction. “Someplace else” is a pure 46 min melancholietrip. ... more/mehr
Those four Brasilians, formerly Shaaman, have some plus points already with ex-Angra-drummer Ricardo Confessori and singer Thiago Bianchi who has recently replaced André Matos (ex-Angra). Their new CD marks a development away from classical Power Metal to a much more progressive style that actually fits well. Because I think the ... more/mehr
Goodbye To All That
„Goodbye To All“ is the third album of this Finnish band and prove that the guys in the North also know how to play soft music. No Heavy Metal, this act rather fits into the „Pop“ category, provided that you made room there also for melancholic-alternative sounds in the style of Radiohead – that means soft but still gloomy and abysmal, ... more/mehr