Incubating for 20 years, and recording from June to August this year in their bedrooms, local progressive rock band Forbidden Planet recently launched their debut album, From The Bedroom To Oblivion. Despite having to juggle between their day jobs, social lives, and family commitments, the four-man band’s first album boasts impressive guitar works, awesome technical instrumental skills and great postproduction mixing.
In celebration of Singapore’s 50th year, record label S2S has released State of Rock, a compilation of music from 30 local artistes in partnership with audio maker Klipsch.
After “5 years of blood, sweat and tears”, local “oriental metal” band Across the Abyss has launched their debut album, Silhouettes of a Perfect World, the band’s first, and highly ambitious attempt to marry oriental and occidental sounds.
Ever wanted to watch the original Queen live? For three days in June at a cost of $25 you can lap up every moment of their 1981 Montreal concert remastered with surround sound.
The eclectic front man of My Chemical Romance will always be remembered as the mastermind behind the band’s visual and musical revolutions. Despite the end of the era, his debut effort features the same aesthetics – sans the alter ego.