March 2008

The Tom Fun Orchestra Announces Upcoming Tour Dates On the heels of stellar performances at Canadian Music Week 2008 and the 2008 East Coast Music Awards, along with the recent release of their heavily-anticipated debut record “You Will Land With a Thud” (produced by Gordon Gano, Violent Femmes), the 9-member…

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Los Angeles – s/t

Los Angeles S/t 2007, Frontiers Records/Zink Music Rating: 4.5/5 Frontiers Records seems to love the whole idea with project albums so here comes another one. This project is called Los Angeles and consists of lead singer Michele Luppi (Vision Divine) who is supported by Tommy Denander on guitar, Fabrizio Grossi…

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Riefenstahl – Instinkt

Riefenstahl Instinkt 2007, Rude Records/Remedy Records/Sound Pollution Rating: 1.5/5 Just like you could have guessed Riefenstahl is a German band that was formed during 2004 and released their debut CD, SEELENSCHUMERZ two years later. The album was launched worldwide in 2005 and it got great reviews from both local and…

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TRW – Rivers Of Paradise

TRW Rivers Of Paradise 2007, Frontiers Records/Zink Music Rating: 2.5/5 This trio consists of three very well known musicians at least within their own music scene and the pop scene. The guys I’m talking about are Michael Thompson, John Robinson and Mark Williamson. TRW haven’t detoured from their original musical…

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THE ORDHER – Fabiano Penna

The Ordher could be classied as new, but old band hailing from Brazil. The band’s line-up consists of the recognizable Brazilian extreme metal veterans from other, now defunct, bands such as Rebaellium and Nephasth. The Ordher basically follows the paved path of the extreme death metal with the utter brutal…

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Borknagar – Øystein G. Brun

Borknagar – Øystein G. Brun Written by Andreas Aubert   The Norwegian band Borknagar can easily be labelled Avantgarde. Whether speaking of the music, the lyrics or the artwork, it can be said that it is not exactly the usual cup of tea. Through it all shines a philosophical approach…

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Action – s/t

Action S/t 2007, Frontiers Records/Zink Music Rating: 3.5/5 This is a comeback album from a band that disappeared from the scene in the early ‘90s. They were only active for about 5 years before they sunk into oblivion, though bandleader David “Chip” Ramos and singer Jack Marques have worked separately…

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