2018’s TOP 20 Melodic Rock Releases …and not only! (by Lino “AmadeuS” R.)

amrshow-banner

2018 is coming to an end and here’s the YEAR’s TOP 20 as it was seen by
AmadeuS Melodic Rock Show host ūüôā
Happy Holidays everyone!
Keep it MELODIC!

     CHEERS EVERYONE

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† –¬† Lino “AmadeuS” R.¬† –

1- Jerome Mazza – Outlaw Son

jrmzz.jpg

2- Nitrate – Real World

cover

3- Universe Infinity – Rock is Alive

901381

4- Mass – When 2 Worlds Collide

MASS - When 2 World Collide front cover

5- Heartwind – Higher and Higher

612179

6- Hank Erix – Nothing But Trouble

unnamed (25)

7- White Widdow – Victory

104290

8- Bonfire – Temple of Lies

folder

9- Creye – ST

CREYE_st_2018

10- King Company – Queen of Hearts

Cover.jpg

11- Kissin’ Dynamite – Ecstasy

cover.jpg

12- Maverick – Cold star dancer

976578.jpg

13- Sapphire Eyes – Breath of Ages

Sapphire Eyes - Breath of Ages - Artwork.jpg

14- Tony Mitchell – Beggars Gold

cover.jpg

15- Michael Schinkel’s Eternal Flame – Smoke on the mountain

210292.jpg

16- TEN – Illuminati

unnamed (22)

17- Signal Red – Under the Radar

SignalRed_cover

18- Midnite City – There goes the Neighbourhood

037570

19- Johan Kihlberg’s Impera – Age of Discovery

434214.jpg

20- Firmo – Rehab

news_Cover definitiva_5b505c0f9c626

 

amrshow-banner

FIRMO – Rehab (Review) – 9.25/10

Gianluca Firmo (FIRMO /Room Experience) made his first apparence worldwide as the mastermind of Room Experience’s back in 2015.

2018 is the year of Gianluca Firmo’s start to a new solo journey under the name FIRMO. The album is called “Rehab” and set for release in October 19th via Street Symphonies Records.
His solo work offers¬† fresh melodies and wellcrafted lyrics which will stick in your mind and make you sing along once you’ve heard it.
A no fillers record goes from the uptempos and full of energy¬† such “A place for judgement day” / “Heart of Stone” / “No prisoniers” / “Rehab” / to a soft alternative “Unbreakable” and finally to midtempo/slow tracks “Cowboys once, Cowboys forever” / “Until forever comes” / “Everything” / “Didn’t wanna care” keeping the listener sticked to every note and every word coming out of the player.

I could write much more about this album, but you better discover yourself the rest.
One thing is sure, Gianluca FIRMO deliver a modern melodic rock record which will be on the players for a longtime in the years to come.

AMRS APPROVED : 9.25 / 10

news_Cover definitiva_5b505c0f9c626

TRACKLIST
01. A Place For Judgement Day
02. Heart Of Stone
03. Shadows And Lights
04. Maybe Forever
05. No Prisoners
06. Didn’t Wanna Care
07. Unbreakable
08. Don’t Dare To Call It Love
09. Cowboys Once, Cowboys Forever
10. Rehab
11. Until Forever Comes
12. Everything

FIRMO IS:
Gianluca Firmo: Lead & Backing Vocals, Keyboards
Davide “Dave Rox” Barbieri (Raintimes, Room Experience, Wheels Of Fire, Charming Grace): Backing Vocals
Mattia “Noise Maker” Tedesco (Vasco Rossi, Gianluca Grignani, Candies For Breakfast): Guitars
Nicola Iazzi (Hardline, Candies For Breakfast): Bass
Daniele Valseriati (Tragodia): Drums & Percussion

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Paul Laine (The Defiants, Danger Danger): Backing Vocals
Mario Percudani (Hungryehart, Hardline): Guitars
Stefano Zeni (Wheels Of Fire, Room Experience): Guitars
Carlo Poddighe: Guitars
Pier Mazzini (Danger Zone): Keyboards
Andrea Cinelli: Piano
Alessandro Moro: Sax

 

ROOM EXPERIENCE – New Deal & New album in early 2019….

news_Moniker Dark_5badeb9d93fbc

Art Of Melody Music¬†&¬†Burning Minds Music Group¬†are excited to announce the signing of International melodic rock project,¬†Room Experience, for the release of their brand new studio album,¬†“Another Time And Place”.¬†Room Experience¬†is the brainchild of Italian keyboardist and songwriter,¬†Gianluca Firmo. Their debut album hit the melodic rock headlines back in 2015, featuring a professional team of musicians led by the production duo,¬†Davide “Dave Rox” Barbieri, and¬†Pierpaolo “Zorro” Monti. Fronted by rockstar vocalist¬†David Readman (Pink Cream 69, ex-Voodoo Circle, ex-Almanac), the self-titled debut album received acclaim from fans and critics, hitting several specialized media charts and top lists all around the world. In 2017, the same pro team (which includes mighty axeman¬†Steve De Biasi¬†on guitar) reunited to start work on the second album, with the addition of¬†Simon Dredo¬†(De Rosso, Laroxx) as their new bass player.

“Another Time And Place”¬†is expected for release in early 2019 in¬†Europe¬†via¬†Art Of Melody Music / Burning Minds Music Group, with a dedicated Japanese edition following later on¬†AnderStein Music. Welcome special guests in this new chapter are¬†Sven Larsson¬†(Street Talk, Raintimes),¬†Iv√°n Gonzalez¬†(91 Suite, Raintimes, Secret),¬†Matteo Serra¬†(Charming Grace, Sovversivo) and¬†Lorenzo Foddai¬†(Airbound), while mix and mastering duties will be handled again by renowned international producer¬†Alessandro Del Vecchio. Tracklist info, release date, and cover artwork will follow in the forthcoming weeks.

VIDEO PREVIEW: https://youtu.be/Edn-1eTe2Xk

artist_photo_Copertina FB_5bb47697a63b0

Room Experience is:
David Readman: Lead & Backing Vocals
Gianluca Firmo: Keyboards & Backing Vocals
Davide “Dave Rox” Barbieri: Keyboards & Backing Vocals
Steve De Biasi: Guitars
Simon Dredo: Bass
Pierpaolo “Zorro” Monti: Drums & Percussion

Special guests:
Sven Larsson (Street Talk, Raintimes): Guitar
Iv√°n Gonzalez (91 Suite, Raintimes, Secret): Guitar
Matteo Serra (Charming Grace, Sovversivo): Guitar
Lorenzo Foddai (Airbound): Guitar

Web/Social links:

http://www.roomexperienceofficial.com
https://www.facebook.com/roomexperienceofficial
http://www.burningmindsgroup.com/art-of-melody-music
https://www.facebook.com/artofmelodymusic

FIRMO – First single & official lyric video OUT NOW….

Street Symphonies Records & Burning Minds Music Group are glad to announce the release of “Rehab”, first single taken from S/T solo debut by Italian singer/songwriter Gianluca Firmo. The album is scheduled for release on October 19, 2018 via Street Symphonies Records / Burning Minds Music Group in Europe, while a dedicated Japanese release is expected later in November via AnderStein Music.

BUY DIGITAL / STREAM NOW! CLICK HERE

 

FIRMO: SOLO ALBUM DETAILS UNVEILED

Street Symphonies Records¬†&¬†Burning Minds Music Group¬† announced all the details of¬†“Rehab“, first official solo album by Italian singer/songwriter¬†Gianluca Firmo. After the critical and fans’ acclaim received with the release of¬†Room Experience¬†in 2015 (fronted by rockstar vocalist¬†David Readman),¬†Gianluca¬†was invited by the¬†Street Symphonies‘ label team to express himself also as singer in a dedicated solo release, in order to show another side of his musical personality. With a finalized line-up of skilled and talented musicians, recruited appositely for backing¬†Gianluca¬†in this solo adventure, recordings started last year @¬†Atomic Stuff Studio¬†(Isorella – Italy), under the technical supervision of sound engineer¬†Oscar Burato¬†(Airbound,¬†Orphan Skin Diseases). The result is shown in twelve charming melodic rock songs, where¬†Gianluca¬†finally had the chance to share his personal singing style coached by the skills and experience of vocal producer¬†Davide “Dave Rox” Barbieri¬†(Raintimes, Room Experience, Wheels Of Fire, Charming Grace).

GianlucaFirmo2018

Gianluca¬†says:¬†“Beside the fact that it allows me to sing my own songs, this record for me is both a test and an achievement. A test because It‚Äôs the first time that I‚Äôm in charge for everything concerning the production of a record. And it is an achievement because I had the chance to work shoulder to shoulder in the studio with some amazing musicians, but also the luck to find a label that allowed me (and supported me) to work with no artistic boundaries and even make some unusual choices to follow my different musical influences and tastes. I feel the result is very personal and though it‚Äôs far from being perfect, it sure is my perfect rehab from being put in any frame. And as today I couldn‚Äôt be happier than this”.

news_Cover definitiva_5b505c0f9c626

Tracklist:
01. A Place For Judgement Day
02. Heart Of Stone
03. Shadows And Lights
04. Maybe Forever
05. No Prisoners
06. Didn’t Wanna Care
07. Unbreakable
08. Don’t Dare To Call It Love
09. Cowboys Once, Cowboys Forever
10. Rehab
11. Until Forever Comes
12. Everything

Firmo‘s debut¬†“Rehab” is set for release on¬†October 19, 2018¬†via¬†Street Symphonies Records¬†/¬†Burning Minds Music Group¬†in Europe, while a dedicated Japanese release is expected later in¬†November¬†via¬†AnderStein Music.¬†Mastering duties have been handled by renowned studio engineer¬†Roberto Priori¬†(Danger Zone, Raintimes, Wheels Of Fire) @¬†PriStudio¬†(Bologna – Italy). CD graphics have been designed instead by¬†Aeglos Art¬†(Airbound, Raintimes, Michael Kratz, Room Experience, Charming Grace), while the CD booklet features introductive liner notes written by renowned rock journalist¬†Paul Woodward¬†(Fireworks Magazine).

Line-up:
Gianluca Firmo: Lead & Backing Vocals, Keyboards
Davide “Dave Rox” Barbieri¬†(Raintimes, Room Experience, Wheels Of Fire, Charming Grace): Backing Vocals
Mattia “Noise Maker” Tedesco¬†(Vasco Rossi, Gianluca Grignani, Candies For Breakfast): Guitars
Nicola Iazzi (Hardline, Candies For Breakfast): Bass
Daniele Valseriati (Tragodia): Drums & Percussion
Special Guests:
Paul Laine (The Defiants, Danger Danger): Backing Vocals
Mario Percudani (Hungryheart, Hardline): Guitars
Stefano Zeni (Wheels Of Fire, Room Experience): Guitars
Carlo Poddighe: Guitars
Pier Mazzini (Danger Zone): Keyboards
Andrea Cinelli: Piano
Alessandro Moro: Sax

Gianluca Firmo (Room Experience) – New Deal & Solo album on the way!

glf

Street Symphonies Records is very proud to announce the signing of Room Experience’s mastermind Gianluca Firmo, for the release of his eponymous solo debut album.

Recordings are actually taking place at the Atomic Stuff Recording Studio (Isorella, Italy) under the technical supervision of Oscar Burato, with production duties handled by Gianluca himself.

Gianluca says: “Many of the songs I wrote (and I write) can‚Äôt be included in Room Experience albums, because not all the shades of melodic rock fit that kind of record. Beside that, I love singing, but my voice is not made for very high notes. Considering all this, I thought to pick some of my songs from those I love the most, and try to make a straight and forward melodic rock record, but less oriented in style.”

The tracks of the album will be all mixed by Oscar Burato, while mastering will be completed by renowned sound engineer Roberto Priori (Danger Zone, Wheels Of Fire, Raintimes).
A release date announcement is expected in early 2018.

AmadeuS Melodic Rock Show #64

Brand new edition #64 of AmadeuS Melodic Rock Show brings NEW MUSIC from :
CRY OF DAWN,BROTHER FIRETRIBE, SAECRED SPIRIT, TYKETTO, SPLIT NIXON, KILLIT, PARIS,Expedition Delta, PEO, DIMINO & ROOM EXPERIENCE!
Plus news about upcoming releases, Athens Sleaze ‚Äėn‚Äô Roll Festival and loads more from Roulette , Rage of Angels , John Farnham, Free From Sin, Grand Slam, Joel Hoekstra‚Äôs 13, Rain or Shine, Khymera, Garbo Talks, Free Spirit during TWO HOURS of what‚Äôs best in AOR & Melodic ROCK Scene!

*Hosted by : Lino “AmadeuS” R.

 

00-amrshow-banner