AKP special exclusive "Breaking Free Tour" compilation CD! Karfagen & Sunchild is the projects of the composer, multi-instrumentalist Anton Kalugin. Since 2006, he released 15 albums in English label Caerllysi Music. Musicians actively and successfully represents Ukraine on the world progressive rock scene. Behind performances of the team in the famous international rock festivals, numerous reviews, reviews of the major recognized Internet portals. France, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom - the countries where Karfagen / Sunchild professionally presented interesting, melodic, dynamic and at the same atmospheric material, roots stretching into the legacy of bands like Pink Floyd, Camel, Focus, Happy the Man , Yes, Genesis, Marillion.
After a few setbacks, Austria's Edenbridge finally return with their eighth album of symphonic power metal bombast! This limited edition version includes a second CD featuring instrumental versions of all nine songs.
The 2-disc compilation NWOBHM - '79 Revisited was put together by Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich to collect tracks from some of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement that so influenced him when he was growing up. With this set, you get a good overview of the various sounds within the NWOBHM as well as a look at some of its best and least well-known bands…
On the cover of Must Be Nice, the Vermont duo comprising Soule Monde—drummer Russ Lawton and keyboardist Ray Paczkowski- stand in wintery repose on the grounds of a lifeless grey mansion. Paczkowski looks off into the distance while a smiling Lawton holds the sarcastic title card; two trespassers delivering the musical antidote to a cold, bleak, and uninviting place.
Following on from Volume 11 which has a superb Eroica Variations, Ronald Brautigam’s excellent journey through Beethoven’s complete works for solo piano continues in volume 12 with further variations. This time it’s a group from earlier in his career. The Dressler Variations were Beethoven’s first published work, and are pleasant enough though pretty light-weight stuff, as are the almost aphoristic Sechs Variationen über ein Schweizer Lied.