Tag: Year-2012

Reviews tagged to the year 2012.

Player - Addiction EP

Player – Addiction (EP) 0 (0)

Player have a new album out later in 2013. In the meantime, Frontiers Records have put out a promo EP…

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Frozen Rain - Ahead Of Time

Frozen Rain – Ahead Of Time 3 (1)

Where the Frozen Rain debut was quite a smooth brand of AOR, ‘Ahead Of Time’ is a brash guitar oriented…

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Fraze Gang - 2

Fraze Gang – Fraze Gang 2 0 (0)

Revamped and ready to roar; ‘Fraze Gang 2’ was produced by Greg Fraser utilizing Beau Hill for mixing and mastering,…

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Sonic Station - Sonic Station

Sonic Station – Sonic Station 4 (1)

Sweden has just unearthed another West Coast/AOR sensation, with Alexander Kronbrink and his Sonic Station project.

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Presto Ballet - Relic Of The Modern World

Presto Ballet – Relic Of The Modern World 4 (1)

I know longtime fans of Styx, Rush and Kansas will get a boatload of fun out of this latest Presto…

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Trevor Rabin - Jacaranda

Trevor Rabin – Jacaranda 3 (1)

It’s been a long time between drinks for one-time South African born AOR hero Trevor Rabin. 2012’s ‘Jacaranda’ is Trevor’s…

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Iron Maiden - En Vivo

Iron Maiden – En Vivo! (Live in Chile) 1 (1)

Reviewing live albums isn’t all that common here at Glory Daze, especially newer ones like this turgid offering from Iron…

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Magnum - On The Thirteenth Day

Magnum – On The Thirteenth Day 3 (1)

Braced with trepidation for 2012’s ‘On The Thirteenth Day’, I wasn’t quite sure what I’d find, but I did come…

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Asia - XXX

Asia – XXX 0 (0)

Asia have kept things straight forward and simplistic, 9 tracks, mostly long, and mostly listenable. Long may it continue and…

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Kiss - Monster

Kiss – Monster 0 (0)

It’s easy to see Kiss were striving to create a gritty hard rock classic, but maybe they tried too hard….

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Rush - Clockwork Angels

Rush – Clockwork Angels 4 (1)

Rush’s latest 2012 offering ‘Clockwork Angels’ isn’t just a recent creation. Oh no, the origins of the album go back…

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Van Halen - A Different Kind Of Truth

Van Halen – A Different Kind Of Truth 4 (1)

The proof that Van Halen is still a viable concern in 2012 is here for all to listen to.

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Issa - Can't Stop

Issa – Can’t Stop 4 (2)

Issa and her new team have delivered a solid set of renditions which are kept close to the originals as…

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Michael Bolton - The Soul Of It All (Book)

Michael Bolton – The Soul Of It All (Book) 3 (1)

Well I’ll admit it. Michael Bolton – the white crooner with the black voice has long been a favourite here…

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