Joe Stump

ALCATRAZZ-Born Innocent

Review Date: August 2020 Released: 2020 Label: Silver Lining Rating: 4/5 Reviewer:  JP Man, I did not see this coming.  A few years ago when ‘they’ (the record label, publicists and whoever) announced that Alcatrazz was reforming, I was blown away.   I suppose in hindsight I could have seen it…

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Joe Stump – Symphonic Onslaught

Joe Stump – Symphonic Onslaught Label: Released 2019 Rating: 4/5 Reviewer: Manos X Ah the ‘80s!!!!!! Probably one of the best decades for metal. The sound was still fresh, featuring tons of experimentation, birth of new sub-genres and distinct musical identities. From Iron Maiden, Metallica, Ozzy, Slayer to Fates Warning, Helloween,…

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Joe Stump Finishes Work on 8th Solo Album

On the new material Joe reveals, “This record is heavier, darker, more classically based and technical compared to “Virtuostic Vendetta”. With every record I try to step it up and challenge myself both playing-wise and compositionally, and I’ve certainly done that with this upcoming release”. Fans of audacious fretwork keep…

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