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Aria: Music Review

I was checking my emails and Dream Aria sent me an update from their ReverbNation page. So I went to check it out, and when I was coming off their page I saw Aria in the search bar, so I clicked on to their page just to see what they were like. 426 more words


ELO - So Serious

You can always rely on ELO to supply a good tune, and this one is no exception, despite it only reaching UK#77, which it did on this day in the 80s. 18 more words

Solid Mental Grace

Another one of those album experiences that are permanently imprinted in the memory. It was a cosy winter’s evening. I had just bought Yes’ Fragile and Close to the Edge and was already roughly familiar with the former. 320 more words


Symphonic rock outfit Emanuel and the Fear share bouncy new single "I Believe" -- listen

Photo by Kyra Ross

It’s easy to imagine a band with the size and scope of Emanuel and the Fear becoming unwieldy at some point. After all, it seems as if every member of the Brooklyn-based musical collective comes from a different background, be it jazz, folk, contemporary classical, or even heavy metal. 177 more words

New Music

Dream Aria: 3 Album Review

The first time that I came across Dream Aria was back in 2011, I was on Myspace at the time, and when i started to listen to them, I was thinking that these are pretty good, Dream Aria have a wide range of styles that pretty much everyone will enjoy listening to. 593 more words


Martijn Westerholt (Delain)

Fans of Delain expecting a new album in the wake of recent successful tours might well have been surprised by the appearance instead of the new ‘Lunar Prelude’ EP. 200 more words

Rock Music

ELO - Calling America

ELO were in their last week on chart, at #57 on this day in the 80s, having reached UK#28 with this song, their last of 27 top 40 hits in their chart career, which began in 1972. 21 more words