Back to the Street is the eighth studio album of the Christian rock band, Petra. The guitar is mixed really low, making the whole sound of it seem murky. The replacement of lead singer Greg X. Volz with John Schlitt, plus the addition of new producers John and Dino Elefante, made this a transition album. About half the songs here are so-so (Another Crossroad and Run for Cover sound like the same song with different lyrics) while the others are excellent.
The Christian melodic rock band Petra has experienced its share of ups and downs. Petra is reunited with their classic early-mid 80's lineup of Greg X. Volz, Bob Hartman, John Lawry, Mark Kelly, and Louie Weaver! After some playing, every member made a list of the songs they wanted to record on "Back to the Rock".
Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They descended upon Doss's studio in Houston, Texas in early 2016 to write and record.
In addition to their still ongoing successful "Back To The Roots" Tour, DIRKSCHNEIDER released "LIVE - Back To The Roots - Accepted!" on August 4th (EU) / August 18th (USA) as DVD/2CD, BluRay/2CD and Gtf. Triple Vinyl in two different colors.After putting out the live double CD last year, fans were asking for a visual output, so finally, in December 2016, the show in Brno (Czech Republic) was recorded for that purpose. Besides many classics from Udo Dirkscheider's Accept era, there's a cover version of Frank Sinatra's "My Way" as bonus track on the CD and Vinyl. The singer with the charismatic voice had his musical breakthrough with ACCEPT in the early 80s…