Scorpions – Rock Believer (2022) – Review

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It looks like a ripe old age won’t withhold bands from churning out decent material. The old warhorses from Saxon just proved that point a bit earlier with a fiery sermon of theirs. Now, as to the Scorpions, they’ve been at it since 1965. Yep, you heard that right, more than 50 years of service.1)

Now, if you ask Michael Schenker, the brother and endless nemesis of Rudolf, they’re all lying sons o’ bitches. I just enjoyed watching a somewhat nerdy interview with one of the most gifted guitarists of this world claiming it’s never 50 … [...] Click to raid more!

The Sonic Overlords – Last Days of Babylon (2021) – Review

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“We need more dirt [in rock ‘n’ roll].” – That’s a quote attributed to Krokus‘ Chris Von Rohr, and it fully resonates with the RMR deckhands. The ‘zine indeed needs much more rock and a bit less metal1) to be honest. And we haven’t been too successful in toning this down some lately, given the avalanche of pretty excellent material that rolled our way.

The Sonic Overlords with Morgan Zocek at the helm hovered around the fringes of the mighty RMR soundscape for a while. And now they’re finally ready to unleash their debut album Last Days of [...] Click to raid more!

Top 10 Songs of UFO – the Schenker Years!

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The Schenker years. One of the most illustrious and – I daresay – productive segments of UFO‘s 50 some years or so of existence. It is a fact that this period did produce many of the major hits this underrated band produced over time. Trademark Hard Rock and fledgling Metal, or straight rock’n’roll continued to spew forward as the band accelerated out to space and went for stardom.

UFO inevitably created many sometimes iconic tracks in the process, 10 of which we have ranked for you. Now, fire up that playlist and let her rip.

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UFO – Review Series – Schenker Years

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If there is one underrated band in the long history of rock and metal, then it is the British band UFO. Founded in 1968 by Phil Mogg, UFO proved to be one of the forerunners of the Hard Rock and Metal multiverse that we enjoy today. They have today some 22 studio albums under their belt, with an added score of live records and other versions to boot. UFO‘s latest album reached our shores in 2017, no less. Still going strong after some 50 years of service.

Yet, reports tell us that Phil Mogg plans to retire [...] Click to raid more!