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Written by:Electronic Brain
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#KISS THE GUN Kiss The Gun are a new five piece Melodic Hard Rock band featuring four veteran UK musicians and female Georgian vocalist Nadin Zakharian. Their debut album was the rapid result of this new international collaboration, which was well re
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 18:38:08 +0100
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#THE MIGHTY HANDFUL Interview by Steven Reid - with a ginormous amount of help from The Mighty Handful drummer, Gary MackenzieAs we all do over at Fireworks Magazine, if I was putting together an end of year best of list, and I was allowed to choose
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 21:09:46 +0100
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#MYKE GRAY   Guitarist Myke Gray is known for forming Jagged Edge, who released a great album called 'Fuel For Your Soul' in 1990. He would go on to greater success with his next band Skin, who released a self titled debut in 1993 and enjoyed s
Sun, 01 Oct 2017 18:44:41 +0200
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#JOEY TEMPEST Dawn Osborne caught up with Joey Tempest of Europe to find all about the new album 'Walk The Earth' and their new live release 'The Final Countdown: 30th Anniversary Show – Live At The Roundhouse'...DO: Joey you're about to release yo
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:40:03 +0200
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#IAN ANDERSON of Jethro Tull Interview by Paul Davies.It was on the 2nd of February 1968 at the world-famous Marquee Club in Wardour Street that Jethro Tull first performed under that name. The group would go on to become one of the most successful a
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 19:07:32 +0200
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#JON STEVENS In his homeland of New Zealand, he topped the charts twice as a teen. In Australia fronted the band Noiseworks who released three platinum selling albums. He took part in a sell-out arena tour of a smash hit musical and filled the shoes
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 18:20:54 +0200
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#SASS JORDAN Canadian singer Sass Jordan has enjoyed platinum sales in her homeland, scored hit singles, duetted with Joe Cocker on the soundtrack to the smash hit film 'The Bodyguard' and been a judge on 'Canadian Idol'... yet here in the UK she's v
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:40:34 +0200
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#Jon C Butler Interview by Paul DaviesSinger and songwriter for the legendary Diesel Park West, Jon C Butler has released a new solo recording: Universal Stranger. Rocktopia caught up with Jon to discuss his current release and, whilst we were at it,
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:08:43 +0200
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#CHANTEL McGREGOR Interview by Cheril LynChantel became the first student in Leeds College history to achieve a 100% pass mark at BTEC, with 18 distinctions. That was the beginning of her career, and 2011 she won the British Blues Awards for 'Young A
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 17:44:04 +0200
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#ELECTRIC CITIZEN Electric Citizen is a four piece female fronted band from Cincinnati that plays 60s and 70s influenced Rock. To date they have released and EP and two full length albums, namely Sateen (2014) and Higher Time (2016). Roland Oei talke
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 21:05:42 +0200
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#LITTLE HURRICANE Interview by Cheri LynI had the chance to interview the lovely CC from San- Diego based Duo Little Hurricane before their release gig at the legendary venue "the Borderline" in London. Together with her husband, Tone, they form a gr
Mon, 08 May 2017 19:29:21 +0200
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#ROYAL HUNT: An interview with André Andersen Interview by Kieran DarganTwenty one years ago I took a chance on a very excellent looking double live Japanese only CD, 'Royal Hunt Live 1996'. It started a 21 year love affair with a band that are undo
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:20:11 +0200
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#THUNDER - An interview with Luke Morley Despite playing farewell tours on two separate occasions, the beloved British band Thunder are still active, still making records, and still filling venues. When their last comeback album 'Wonder Days' was rel
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:16:57 +0100
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#NEW ENGLAND Interview by Malcolm SmithWith Classic Rockers New England very much on the run again. Drummer Hirsh Gardner broke off from preparations for the upcoming US and Japanese dates and impending new live album to talk with me about all that's
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:54:47 +0100
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#EDEN'S CURSE Interview by Mark DonnellyBefore the show at The Corporation in Sheffield, I got the opportunity to chat to Paul Logue, John Clelland and Christian Pulkkinen from Eden's Curse.What has been the initial reaction to 'Cardinal' following i
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:19:08 +0100
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#BETH HART - an explosion of emotion Interview by Cheri LynI was really excited about meeting a talent like Beth Hart, and I bumped into her outside when she came down to have a cigarette with her husband. They are both really tall with a strong and
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:44:53 +0100
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#ATOMIC ROOSTER Rocktopia talks to Steve 'Boltz' Bolton. Photos by Paul Leather Photography.Formed in 1969 from the ashes of The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster began life centred as a trio centred around the Hammond organ work of Vincent
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:38:11 +0200
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#HONEYMOON DISEASE Honeymoon Disease is a four piece band from Gothenburg, Sweden that plays excellent 70s influenced Classic Rock. They released their debut album 'The Transcendence' in late 2015. Roland Oei talked with the band (Jenna on vocals and
Wed, 18 May 2016 18:53:38 +0200
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#XANDRIA German Symphonic Metal band Xandria released an EP earlier this year called 'Fire and Ashes'. Of the 7 tracks on it, three are original compositions, two are remakes of fan favourites ('Ravenheart' and 'Now and Forever') and two are covers,
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:48:06 +0100
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#ARMORED SAINT Armored Saint is a Los Angeles based Heavy Metal quintet who's self titled EP came out in 1983. They have since released 9 studio albums the last of which, 'Win Hands Down', came out on Metal Blade Records in June 2015. Roland Oei talk
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 19:05:46 +0200
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#JIZZY PEARL - Back Out for the Blackout Interview by Steven Reid One of the more controversial characters to have survived through the Grunge years with his integrity intact, Jizzy Pearl, best known for his time fronting cult favourites Love/Hate,
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:45:51 +0200
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#Fee Waybill Interview by Sue Ashcroft Since the '70's San Francisco rockers The Tubes have been wowing audiences with their quirky blend of AOR, glam, theatrical and even nonsensical music. They are, without a doubt, my favourite band of all time a
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:39:34 +0200
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#JUPITER FALLS Jupiter Falls are a Leeds based five-piece, about to release their debut full-length album 'Revolution'. The band formed in 2013 and raised their profile in 2014 as the support act on Jake E Lee's Red Dragon Cartel tour in France and t
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:03:52 +0200
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LTNT (Lieutenant) Interview by Mónica Castedo-LópezTo play Download before even releasing an album is a big deal, and one of the privileged bands in this category is LTNT (Lieutenant). In 2014 they were named by BBC as one of the best acts on the
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:47:29 +0200
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#H.e.a.t - An interview with Erik Grönwall and Crash Interview by Mónica Castedo-LópezA few hours after their phenomenal appearance at Download, yours truly met up with the singer and drummer to have a brief chat about that experience and their fo
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:23:51 +0200
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#An interview with House Of X Comprised of names every hard rock fan is certainly familiar with, House Of X is a band we should certainly keep on our radar. Not only because of its members collective resume reaches back to bands such as UFO, Phil Lyn
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:47:09 +0200
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#An interview with SANTA CRUZ They're back – even wilder than before and always ready to party! The new self-titled Santa Cruz album that's seeing the light of day in early March is ten killer hard rock anthems with a modern edge, but also a distin
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:34:00 +0200
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#Year of the wolf! An interview with BlackWolf frontman Scott Sharp. One of the best discoveries of 2014, Bristol's Hard Rocking BlackWolf were defiantly howling at the top of their voices at every turn. Tours with Winger, Blues Pills, The Answer and
Fri, 01 May 2015 21:32:04 +0200
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#BLUES PILLS Blues Pills is a Blues Rock band from Sweden that has just released their self titled album to critical acclaim via Nuclear Blast Records. Roland Oei talked to singer Elin Larsson to find out more about how the band got together and what
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:26:21 +0200
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#LONELY THE BRAVE Lonely the Brave is a five piece Melodic Rock band from Cambridge who play powerful uplifting music that has elements of indie and modern rock but manages to keep its own unique identity. So far the band has released an E.P. called
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:08:26 +0200
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#MOUNT SALEM Mount Salem is a Psychedelic Rock/Doom Metal band from Chicago that formed in 2012. They released their debut album, 'Endless' in 2013 on Metal Blade Records. Roland Oei talked with vocalist and organist Emily Kopplin and guitarist Kyle
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:54:05 +0200
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#Kenny Wayne Shepherd Interview by Duncan JamiesonLouisiana Blues rocker Kenny Wayne Shepherd makes a welcome return to the UK. He spoke to Rocktopia about his fondness for playing in Europe, the imminent new The Rides album and touring this summer w
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:19:01 +0200
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#THE ANSWER Raise A Little Hell! Call your album 'Raise A Little Hell' and you better mean business. Well, Northern Ireland's The Answer always mean what they say and they're always ready for business - something another lengthy and imminent UK tour
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:27:24 +0100
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#THE ANDRZEJ CITOWICZ EXPERIENCE Interview by Alexandra MrozowskaThe history of rock is comprised of many stories of how bands came together and how they recorded their groundbreaking debut albums. Once upon a time, the first chapter of such stories
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 20:49:36 +0100
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#BLOODY HAMMERS They have just released their third full-length album called ‘Under Satan’s Sun’. Roland Oei talked to founding members Anders Manga (vocals, bass) and Devallia (organ, piano) to find out more about the band. Here’s what they
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:18:53 +0200
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#Moving HEAVEN & EARTH in the UK! An interview with guitarist and songwriter Stuart Smith by Steven Reid.You don’t have to ‘Dig’ deep to hear why the Hard Rock world has been falling over itself to heap praise on the comeback album from the
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:39:53 +0200
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#KRUK: Interview with Piotr Brzychcy Interview by Alexandra MrozowskaDo you remember Kruk from their interview in Fireworks #50 (a PDF copy of Fireworks #50 is available as a FREE download from our download store)? If not, think ‘70s Deep Purple re
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:01:25 +0200
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#HUNTRESS: Interview with Jill Janus Interview by Carl BuxtonHuntress have been on the scene since 2009 and are gaining a growing army of fans among the Metal community, primarily due to the striking appearance of New York native lead singer Jill Jan
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:27:57 +0200
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#RED DRAGON CARTEL: Interview with Darren Smith Interview by Sue AshcroftMulti instrumentalist and singer Darren Smith has been the go-to guy in the Canadian music scene for over twenty years. Whether it be fronting his own bands, playing drums for H
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:12:01 +0200
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#KERRY ELLIS Interview by James GadenA leading lady in the West End and a Rock Diva who performs with Queen’s Brian May, Kerry Ellis has two sides to her soaring voice. She released her debut solo album ‘Anthems’ in 2010, a beautiful blend of t
Wed, 07 May 2014 17:56:43 +0200
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#FREE SPIRIT: An interview with Sami Alho Finland’s Free Spirit made lots of fans in melodic rock circles with their debut album and as a massive fan Woody was keen to talk to front man Sami Alho about the new album.Sami, You released your las
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:50:31 +0200
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#BROTHER FIRETRIBE: An interview with Pekka Ansio Heino It took six long years for the Finnish melodic rock heroes to deliver a follow-up to their much-acclaimed 2008 album ‘Heart Full Of Fire’. And yet, as it turns out – it was worth wait
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:32:53 +0200
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#SCORPION CHILDScorpion Child is a Hard Rock band from Austin Texas that plays 70s influenced music with modern Heavy Metal and Psychedelic influences. They released their self titled debut album in 2013. Roland Oei caught up with vocalist Aryn Black
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:08:14 +0200
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#PATTI RUSSO Interview by James Gaden.Landing the gig of Meat Loaf’s duet partner to tour the multi-million selling ‘Bat Out Of Hell II’, Patti Russo found herself performing in front of thousands of people on a nightly basis. Staying with Meat
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:58:10 +0200
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#JAC DALTON Inerview by Alexandra MrozowskaAfter releasing a critically acclaimed debut album 'From Both Sides' in 2007 – an interesting country/rock crossover, which featured a stellar take on Bon Jovi's 'Wanted Dead Or Alive' – the Aussie-based
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:54:04 +0100
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#BRUCE FAIRBAIRN - Rock Producer ... an interview with Mike Fraser Alister Strachan talks to Mike Fraser about the career of one of greatest melodic rock producers of them all.Here on Rocktopia we tend to concentrate our attention on interviews and f
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:30:30 +0100
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#EDEN’S CURSE: Interview with PAUL LOGUE interview by Steven ReidFor Eden’s Curse the period between 2011’s ‘Trinity’ album and ‘Symphony Of Sin’ two years later was a time of upheaval - even if both of those albums were triumphant stat
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:40:40 +0100
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#RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Interview with ALEX STAROPOLI Interview by Carl BuxtonRhapsody Of Fire have had a chequered history. Formed in Trieste in 1993 by keyboard player extraordinaire Alex Staropoli and guitar hot-shot Luca Turilli with drummer Daniele C
Wed, 01 Jan 2014 23:07:49 +0100
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#AOR: Interview with Frédéric Slama Frédéric Slama’s AOR Project is back with album number twelve, available on AOR Heaven. Once again featuring an all-star cast of guest vocalists and musicians, ‘The Secrets Of L.A.’ continues in the
Wed, 01 Jan 2014 22:53:54 +0100
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#KING KOBRA: An interview with DAVID MICHAEL-PHILIPS Interview by Brent RuscheAlthough eluding “household name” status, David Michael-Philips (real name: David Henzerling) has been successful maintaining an active career in arguably one of the mo
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:24:57 +0100
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