Sex, noise and fun. Oh yeah, beer as well. Those are the ingredients of a successful hard rock concert/festival/party (delete as appropriate). Because, as it turns out, hard rock fans are not a difficult crowd to satisfy. However, TURBONEGRO is above all that. TURBONEGRO is refined, delicate and subtle. The sensitiveness showed on “Ass Cobra” [...]
The very first conversation I had with Shyanna about rock’n’roll lead us to discuss our favorite bands. When her turn arrived, without batting an eye she spat out : “I love TOTO”. I ask her to confirm and she does: “Yeah, TOTO”. The completely has been sextet whose claim to fame is boring radio friendly [...]
Upon its release in 2006, « Rise » was a bomb that revigorated the whole hard rock genre. After that everything went fast for THE ANSWER. The Irish band even opened for AC/DC on the Black Ice tour in 2009 (which makes for a great anecdote told by Paul Mahon, guitar player of the band, whom we had the chance to interview). However, despite a very positive critical reception, their 3rd record “Revival”, which was released in 2011, flew under the radar. Disappointed by this failure, they decided to change literally everything: management, label, new recording studio. The only thing that didn’t change is the line-up. But then, how is “New Horizon”?
I’ve always had a tremendous amount of respect for dedicated people, the ones who follow their dreams, their goals whatever may happen. Old veterans who, even after 30 long years, keep fighting and reinventing themselves, who never stop and keep going even when they’re down. Lemmy, Anthrax, those kind of guys with a “walk or [...]