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Aaron Keylock Band

December 10, 2014

Coming From England, the Aaron Keylock Band is the answer to a bluesman’s or blues listener’s prayers. Although Aaron Keylock has yet to release an album, but the 16-year-old Keylock has already performed more than 300 shows including the nation-wide, Winter Rocks Festival, which featured many bands...

The Answer

November 17, 2014

Courtesy of http://www.guitarshoptv.com/ Formed in 2000, The Answer has garnered much success in England, their home country Northern Ireland and the rest of Europe and North America. The Answer was created by bluesy guitarist, Paul Mahon. Bassist Micky Waters, an old school friend of Ma...

The Mercy House

November 3, 2014

Courtesy of motorbiker.org The Mercy House is a heavy fist-to-the-face for anyone who has heard them. This London –based band incorporates heavy guitar riffs reminiscent of Alice in Chains and a singer whose voice resembles Rob Halford from Judas Priest, or a hint of Chris Cornel...

Goat Leaf

October 20, 2014

Courtesy of Goat Leaf A response to mainstream American music can be heard from Rotherham, South Yorkshire band, Goat Leaf. A heavy sense of groove reminiscent of 1970’s rock defines this band. Formed in 1996, Goat Leaf was assembled by the rock ‘n roll gods to release material ...

Epica

October 6, 2014

Courtesy of Medazzarock.com Like Evanescence or Lamb of God? Dutch band Epica is a hybrid of the two, with the addition of a few symphonic elements such as an orchestra and a choir. Founded by guitarist and vocalist Mark Jansen, Epica was later added female vocalist, Simone Simons who of...

Zodiac N’ Black

September 22, 2014

Photo Credits to: Marcus Maschwitz Photography If you’re tired of hearing the mainstream rock bands (or lack of) nowadays, including the metal bands whose screaming and growling vocals you can’t understand without reading the lyrics, my new blog “Rock Across The Pond” is here. The purpose...