Posts Tagged ‘classical’

Dark Moor – Ancestral Romance: Review

November 30, 2010 1 comment

November 24 marks the release date of Dark Moor‘s latest album. It is their eighth full-length release and is named Ancestral Romance. Through the band’s lifespan, it has undergone several changes regarding the lineup. Despite the instability, the band has shown themselves capable of putting out an impressive work of art.

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Paul Gilbert – Fuzz Universe: Review

August 20, 2010 Leave a comment

The highly acclaimed guitar virtuoso, Paul Gilbert, released his latest album this month. It is entitled Fuzz Universe and was released on August 3. As a guitarist, Gilbert has commonly been placed among the ranks of Satriaini, Vai, Petrucci, and other elites; this record clearly demonstrates why.

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Juvaliant Interview

July 28, 2010 Leave a comment

Thomas Strübler, of the symphonic power metal newcomers Juvaliant, recently took the time to conduct an email interview with The Golden Bird. Early last month, the band released their first album entitled Inhuman Nature, and it was met with praise all-around (including here). For those interested to know more about the album and/or band, the interview follows.

Thomas Strübler

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Juvaliant – Inhuman Nature: Review

July 6, 2010 Leave a comment

May 28 was the release date for Juvaliant‘s debut album Inhuman Nature, so yes, this review is extremely late. I’ve had it on my “to-do list” quite some time, and I was debating just leaving it out. However, I feel that the album’s quality entitles it to a late review on the site.

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Jeff Beck – Emotion & Commotion: Review

March 27, 2010 10 comments

On April 13, one of rock’s most influential guitarists, Jeff Beck, is to release a new album called Emotion & Commotion. As he stated in an interview, he is taking his music in a new, riskier direction with this album. I have never listened to much Jeff Beck, but I have always respected him as a guitarist from what I have heard. However, the risk he refers to with this album is a major bust.

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