‘Fight for the Rock’ almost put Savatage’s career in a coffin before we got their best work.
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Savatage’s ‘Return to Wacken’ is a bit misleading, since it includes studio versions rather than live songs. But there’s still a reason to celebrate.
Any time my year-end list starts with more than 20 candidates, it’s been a pretty metal year for me. That was the case for 2013
If you thought Jon Oliva’s debut solo album would sound like Savatage or Jon Oliva’s Pain, you’ll be disabused of that notion right from the top. The album opens with the title track, which sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard
It’s been a really solid year for hard rock and metal so far. At six months, I’m often adding mediocre albums that I know won’t make the final list to get to 10. This year, I actually had to make a tough call or two.
Jon Oliva promised that his upcoming solo album, which will also feature the last unused music written by his brother and Savatage co-founder Criss Oliva, would be something completely different
On this special edition of Something Else Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to composer and producer Paul O’Neill