Samulnori is a traditional Korean folk percussion ensemble who utilizes for percussion instruments: kkaengguari, ching, changgo, and buk. Renowned changgo player Kim Duk Soo with Samulnori has put together a stunning collection of world talents who fuse traditional Korean forms with other genres that span the globe – most notably jazz and funk. The results are impressive. All of the pieces on this release maintain some facets of traditional Korean music that are unique to that culture, be it the pansori singing style on "Rabbit Stori" or the shanawi improvisational technique on "Shinawi".
Lynch Mob "Sun Red Sun" is the bands 11th release and was written and recorded by the same line up as the "Sound Mountain Sessions" EP (Lynch/Logan/Crane/Coogan). "Sun Red Sun" once again highlights the unique pairing of Oni Logan & George Lynch and showcases their ever evolving songwriting abilities. Mixed & mastered by Chris “The Wizard” Collier” (Lynch Mob/Lita Ford/KXM), “Sun Red Sun” offers up straight forward rockers like "Believers of the Day" and "Play The Game", as well as more groove-oriented cuts like "Erotika" and "Subliminal Dream". The CD also features a dynamic George Lynch guitar solo track called “Black Waters” as well as an acoustic ballad called "Sun Red Sun", which is a tribute to the late great Badlands singer Ray Gillen. The release also features a cover of Bad Company’s "Burnin’ Sky" and includes four re-mastered bonus tracks from the original Sound Mountain Sessions EP: "Slow Drag", "World of Chance", "City of Freedom" and "Sucka"! Official release date is Tuesday December 9th, 2014.
Artension return with "Phoenix Rising", their follow-up to 1996's international success "Eye Of The Storm." Once again twenty-two year old Ukrainian keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij, Swiss guitarist Roger Staffelbach and world-class vocalist John West are the driving force, with drummer Mike Terrana and bassist Kevin Chown completing the band. This CD will push the boundaries while remaining true to Artension's progressive metal influences. As you might expect, brilliant neo-classical ensemble sections and furious solo trade-offs augment some dynamic progressive metal songwriting. 'Phoenix Rising' is the second album by progressive metal band Artension.
Out of the black metal vaults slithers a perfect split just for the metal eclectic icepick wielding
schizos! The gems of doom 'Side Nebulah' were long dead and petrified only to be exhumed and offered up to the gods in all of their original pristine otherworldly lo-fi beauty.
Engangsgrill is the best of both worlds, featuring two very Norwegian tall cool ones,
the legendary Nattefrost of Carpathian Forest and Fenriz of Darkthrone.
Something for those who yearn for the 80s the music or simply are the song lovers that came out in this decade. This compilation will help you get acquainted with the biggest hits that were recorded during this period. On four compact discs, dozens of songs, from pop, synthpop to rock, were collected. We find here Kylie Minogue hits, which in this decade began her great career, hits Tiny Turner, Duran Duran, ZZ Top, Fleetwood Mac. There are also interpretations of classic 80s performed by modern stars.