The first programme explores politics, ownership and the birth of the British folk revival.
German guitar wizard Axel Rudi Pell will release his next offering, "The Ballads V", on April 21 via Steamhammer/SPV. In true Pell tradition, part five of his successful ballad compilation series features a smooth balance between the past six years and some brand-new songs.
Ballads? What ballads? They don't need no stinkin' ballads. Actually, most of these aren't true ballads, which are defined as either romantic/sentimental songs ("Rainbow Demon" darlin'?) or songs that repeat the same melody from stanza to stanza (think of that guy playing the acoustic guitar in Animal House). Uriah Heep did eventually write honest-to-goodness ballads, some of which are featured here: "Your Turn to Remember," "Free Me," and "Come Back to Me."…
Shakra is a Swiss hard rock band founded in the late 1990s. Life Tales is a compilation of their best ballads.
THE VALLEY OF TEARS – THE BALLADS contains material from the band’s different creative phases. Magnum shortlisted 16 possible tracks for their new album, from which they went on to choose the perfect combination.