Fireworks

Graham Bonnet Band - 'Live... Here Comes The Night' http://www.rocktopia.co.uk/media/reviews/photos/thumbnail/200x200s/7b/ae/c9/Graham-Bonnet-Band-Live-Here-Comes-The-Night-58-1503934508.jpg Hot

Added by Central Electronic Brain     August 28, 2017    
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
5641   0   1   0   0   0

The band and the live audience certainly had a good time.

The Graham Bonnet Band, following the success of 'The Book', has a live (CD and DVD/Blu-Ray) album out entitled 'Live... Here Comes The Night', released by Frontiers Music. The recording and filming took place at the Frontiers Rock Festival III in Trezzo, Milan on April 24, 2016.

Although the title harks back to a solo recording Bonnet did way back in 1990, this song is not included. The record is in fact homage to his time with Rainbow, Alcatrazz and Impellitteri. Although his recent live shows do include several new songs, they are absent from this album, which is a pity because their song structure and range suit him well live.

Anyway, assuming this was a business decision, the album works well and Bonnet's vocals sound good; never one to duck a song, Bonnet goes for it on every selection apart from 'Stand In Line', where he wisely sings around the frenetic second verse. His range is still there and although an expert would probably tell me some of the song's keys are lowered, Bonnet's voice belies the fact he has been in the business for nearly fifty years.

Fireworks - The Ultimate Magazine For Melodic Rock Music

This website uses cookies to help us give you the best experience when you visit. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Statement.

I accept cookies from this site


Regarding song choices, there are the inevitable Rainbow 'Down To Earth' songs, Michael Schenker Group's 'Dancer', 'Desert Song' and 'Assault Attack', plus a nice choice of both Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmsteen period Alcatrazz tracks. His solo hit 'Night Games', the hit that never was 'S.O.S' and the aforementioned '...Line' complete the package.

Remembering this is a band affair, an accomplished rhythm performance is given by Beth-Ami Heavenstone on bass and Mark Zonder (known for his work with Warlord and Fates Warning) on drums. A special mention must be given to Conrado Pesinato, who carries off all songs and emulates the sound of the maestros – Ritchie Blackmore, Schenker, Vai and Malmsteen – with aplomb; never taking over the show, his fat and crunchy guitar sound works well with Bonnet's voice.

The DVD and Blu-Ray versions of the package are well shot and clearly show a typically warm and passionate Graham Bonnet Band performance. Both the band and the live audience certainly had a good time!

Rob McKenzie

Share this on the web.

User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.

 


Comments (0)add comment

Write comment

security image
Write the displayed characters


busy

Member Login



Calendar

<<  January 2022  >>
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
       1  2
  3  4  5  6  7  8  9
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

Search Here

Shout Here

Latest Message: 1 day, 2 hours ago
  • vialli999 : DO YOU HAVE A PAPER COPY OF ISSUE 90 BERNY ?
  • vialli999 : forget that last comment i found it....der
  • vialli999 : sorry but i must be really stupid how do i take out a subscription ?
  • vialli999 : I have the download i want a paper copy cheers tel
  • Berny : @vialli999: You get issue 90 from our download store. Would you like to purchase a physical copy?
  • vialli999 : STILL DESPERATE TO GET A COPY OF ISSUE NO. 90
  • Berny : You can pre - order FIREWORKS MAGAZINE #97 now!
  • Deeppurple#1 : Hi,I downloaded my free copy of issue #87 but I can't seem to open the file. Any advice?
  • Berny : RIP Alan Lancaster! :(
  • Berny : @Barneypippa: I forwarded your mail to the Fireworks team. You should receive a reply asap.
  • Barneypippa : My magazine (#96) hasnt arrived yet - should have been here last week
  • Rocktopia Te : @bakerstreetish: Pls. check your email for download instructions.
  • bakerstreeti : Hi, I just bought digital download #96. How will I be able to receive/access it? First time on this site. Thanks!
  • zom414 : Have they been posted out yet? Not received mine yet but may have the release date wrong!
  • Johns Band : Received glossy Fireworks 96 and one of best ever. I am still looking at pictures and "Revisit The Gods AOR Festive" should be great. Probably get download from issue 101 to save on space & it is read to me from audio voice. Already got Robben Ford Instrumental album "Pure" great stuff & Freddy King singing & guitar I love, so Bernie Marsden new album I will have on Amazon Prime. If you are into 70's Rock then new Help Yourself 6 CD Boxset + info will be good for you plus expert to pay no more
  • Berny : Fireworks #96 is out now! :)
  • Berny : @Paul wiv: Pls. check your email!
  • Paul wiv : I have paid for issue 92 but it hasn't downloaded yet.
  • Berny : @Adamson: Bitte kontaktiere mich direkt, meine Mailadresse lautet «email»
  • Adamson : kann man hier auch auf Deutsch schreiben? denn ich hätte eine Frage?
  • KI2000 : Wow, issue #95 has to be the BEST one so far. Congratulations guys!!
  • Hysteria : GREAT MAGAZINE! Keep on rockin' guys!!!
  • Berny : Fireworks Magazine #95 is out now!
  • Berny : @Paul wiv: Many thanks for your purchase, pls. check your mail.
  • Paul wiv : I have bought issue 89 on download but it has not appeared on my account
  • Berny : @pomper: BOTH of your mails were forwarded to the Fireworks Team, please contact me directly at «email» should you still haven’t received a reply.
  • bpomper : trying to confirm my fireworks 94 order with no answer from team rocktopia??
  • bpomper : i ordered fireworks number 94 but never got a conformation other than my paypal receipt. can you confirm it went out. i have transaction id if you need it
  • Berny : @ALL: Should you have any questions about your Fireworks orders, pls. contact me directly at «email»
  • Berny : Hi @Stuey6666: You are using two user names on Rocktopia. All current orders were assigned to your second account, pls. check your mail again.

Only registered users are allowed to post

Follow Us

FacebookTwitterYoutubeGoogle

This website uses cookies to help us give you the best experience when you visit. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Statement.

I accept cookies from this site