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A minute past 20.00 opening act Iconic Eye ( click to read the interview ) starts of the riff that's the song Am I The One, a song from their latest album Into the Light released in November 2017. The stage at Sticky Fingers is quite small that's why the room given for an opening act is quite limited, but that doesn't seem to bother Iconic Eye who all seem to have enjoyed the...
Degreed video recording.
Graham Bonnet Live in Stockholm
Degeed video recording.
Iconic Eye has recently released their first album with the new line-up. They are doing some promotion touring for the album and got the opportunity to open for Magnum on the Scandinavian leg of their European tour.
I heard that oslo was a good gig.
Reach just released their stunning album The Great Divine and follow this with a short tour all eager to try the new material live. First out was a stop at Hard Rock Café in Gothenburg and yours truly had the opportunity to met the band prior to the gig three down to earth guys all positive and hopful to get a good run showing the material and just to have fun.
Hard Rock Café Gothenburg actually...

Most of You already know, but here's the official press release...


It is with great sadness, and a heavy heart, that we announce that Van McLain, a founding member of the band Shooting Star passed away from complications of West Nile Virus in Kansas City, Missouri on March 2, 2018.

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For the first time ever on CD:
Left Lane "In Common" (originally released in 1985)

On March 28, P-Vine Records in Japan will release ”In Common” by Left Lane. This album has previously only been available on LP in Sweden through Sison Music, however in a extremely limited edition.
But now,thanks to P-Vine Records ,You will be able to enjoy this album for the first time ever on CD. You can listen to audio files through the attached clip. ...
Lovers of PM and Peter Mayer Group will enjoy this album. Left Lane features Peter Mayer, guitar and vocals, Jim Mayer ,bass, Roger Guth, drums and Ray Kennedy, keyboards. This album includes the original versions of the songs "In Common" and "Garden Wall", which were instrumental versions on Dave Weckl's debut album "Master Plan" 1990. ”In Common” was recorded and engineered by Jay Oliver in Studio 88 in St. Louis. It was produced as a joint venture with Oliver and the band.
With its mix of instrumental and vocals, “In Common” is without a doubt one of the most intelligent collections of music recorded in this genre. Make sure to secure your copy of Left Lane "In Common" by ordering it from the following sources. They are taking pre-orders now.,,,,
You can also check out various retailers on eBay.

1. To And From
2. Garden Wall
3. In Common
4. New Sun
5. Alfred’s Book One
6. Is It Really
7. The Wonderer


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Grand Design reveals album cover and track-list.
New album ”Viva La Paradise”
Released trough GMR Music Group and Rubicon Music (Japan).
Video single March 9
Japan release April 11...
Worldwide release April 20

Face It
Rawk ‘N Roll Hysteria
Viva La Paradise
Don’t Ice Me Out
Aim 4 The Heart
I Would Be The Wind
Love Shouldn’t Hurt
It’s Only Straight From The Heart
Too Late To Fall In Love
U Can’t Fool Love
Fight Fire With Fire (Japan-bonus)

Album VPK

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Yours truly attended the recording of up-coming Art Nation video Infected. The release from is planned to get released somtime in January. The video will have a plot mixed with live pics and a story of complicated and infected love.
Infected really got hit potential and I’d say its true to the Art Nation sound and a natural progress from last album Liberation. Infected got the harder sound like you...
Art Nation
Art Nation was first out this evening. Reports had been made that Alexander Strandell had become ill but was going to perform anyhow. Well he did perform and any illnes was not shown anywhere, he sounded as good as ever. Unfortunally the sound this nite was not perfect as the rythm guitars disappered in the mix. Bass drums vocals and solo guitars were all there but not the rythm guitars...
W.E.T. returns with a new album “Earthrage” in March 23rd 2018 on Frontiers Records.
But you can already hear the new track “Watch The Fire” on Spotify & iTunes.
New Taste single out January 5th, 2018
Taste consisting of brothers Christoffer (ex Art Nation) and Felix Borg (ex Art Nation) releases “We are back” on iTunes & Spotify.
“We are very excited to finally release something new. It has been delayed for far too long now!” We are back is a catchy and powerful song. The melodies will stick to your head from the first listen. From the wall of guitars ...
Gothenburg and Hard Rock Café from time to time present a concert and totally seem to rely on their central placing as the promotion for this gig been under all criticism. Nevertheless I was there together with about 50 other persons witnessed an intimate and really proffesional performed gig from Tyketto!
22.10 the band enter the stage and Danny Vaughn jokes about how his agent exaggerate Tykettos...