MRR002 - Fenrik Lane - '317'
Fenrik Lane - released their second full album titled '317' in 2010. This magniﬁcent record contains powerful modern rock and energetic pop. The band has experimented with creative arrangements, and the outcome is an exceptional recording with a unique and rich sound. The album also includes an intense rock-version of Rihanna's Russian Roulette.
MRR005 - Violet Sun - 'Loneliness In Supremacy'
Loneliness In Supremacy, the band's elegant debut Album released 2010, makes you dig through layers and layers of symphonic edges that draw up the blueprint, enough progressive hooks to prevent the album from being easy digestible, and even a few gothic abstracts which give colour to the darker sides of the album
MRR017 - MADMAN's LULLABY - 'SINS OF GREED'
MADMAN's LULLABY's 4th album released 2017, is the one that sees them deliver everything you’ve loved about them in the past, with an even more high energy sonic hard rocking attack. The band received glowing reviews which led to widespread touring, sharing the bill with such artists as Bad Company, Night Ranger, Wasp, Lita Ford and many more.
MRR027 - TERRA NOVA - 'REINVENT YOURSELF'
Dutch melodic rock/AOR band TERRA NOVA deliver their Album 'Reinvent Yourself’ released 2015. The album is about trying to improve yourself over and over again. It´s a process of ﬁnding a better version of yourself. Trying to take it to the highest level.
MRR031 - VINDICTIV - 'WORLD OF FEAR'
”The sound is harder, but also more melody-oriented”, released in 2015. Stefan (whose resumé also includes Black Sabbath legend Tony Martin). ”Wall Of Pain” is a catchy heavy metal anthem with plenty of double bassdrums. ”Until The Dawn” is slower, a semi-ballad – a little something for the ladies. ”Day” is somewhat poppy – more of a major chord-vibe. At the same time, this is a more technical album.
MRR040 - JULY REIGN - 'Here Comes The Flood'
Released in 2016 and inﬂuenced by the melodic emotion of David Gilmore, the energy of Joe Satriani, the fretboard acrobatics of guitar greats like Paul Gilbert, Vinnie Moore, and many others. He has forged his own style of coaxing ﬁre and passion out of six strings. Sheldon's playing has never been better.
MRR041 - INTUITIVE - 'Reset'
Released n 2016, guitarist Rui Martins meets Alexandre “Xano” Fernandes, their former singer and also ex-Winesnake (Whitesnake tribute band). Owner of a deep voice and great stage presence, Alexandre Fernandes is the right choice to handle the vocal duties. And so Intuitive is born - with no score to settle with the past and with their eyes set on the future.
MRR053 - BRYAN COLE - 'Sands Of Time'
Melodic rock fans have been in need of an album just like this. Released in 2016, the classic sound of bands like Giant, Bad English, Survivor and both Pride Of Lions and Brett Walker – the latter two artists both included in the material that comprises Sands Of Time.
MRR056 - DON BARNES - 'Ride The Storm'
Both included in this release as a 2 CD set.
MRR057 - ARTI TISI - 'New York City'
The legendary ARTI TISI Archives! Together with Arti Tisi, we've arranged the tracks into 3 separate discs that represent their own character and diﬀerent eras in Arti's recording career....... Disc One released in 2017 is 'New York City' - some of Arti Tisi's best anthems and commercial melodic rockers alongside some amazing ballads.
MRR058 - ARTI TISI - 'Back Again'
The legendary ARTI TISI Archives! Together with Arti Tisi, we've arranged the tracks into 3 separate discs that represent their own character and diﬀerent eras in Arti's recording career....... Disc Two released in 2017 is ‘Back Again’ - some of Arti Tisi's best anthems and commercial melodic rockers alongside some amazing ballads.
Disc Three is SOLD OUT
MRR063 - JAN AKESSON’s SHADOW RAIN - 'Ascension'
An intense, in your face hard rocking rollercoaster that is both unique and melodic, released in 2017 with guitars and menace running through the album’s 10 tracks, whilst each throws in a hook and melody that draws you back in for more.eyes set on the future. Melodic and powerful hard rock with a positive attitude is the soundtrack for this journey.
MRR065 - BOULEVARD IV - 'Luminescence'
From the breezy AOR perfection of Out Of The Blue, to the more intense and layered ﬁrst single Life Is A Beautiful Thing and one of the best ballads you’ll hear in What I’d Give, to the moody essence that is I Can’t Tell You Why that features an outstanding saxophone; Released in 2016, ‘Luminescence’ is a very diverse album, gelled by the performance of a lifetime.
MRR066 - DEVOID - 'Cup Of Tears'
Introducing DEVOID – a debut album released in 2017, featuring the respected vocal talents of Carsten ‘Lizard’ Schulz and special guest appearances by Magnus Karlsson (Primal Fear/The Ferrymen - guitar).
MRR069 - dogface - '[re]leashed'
MelodicRock Records is very pleased to be giving one of the best melodic hard rock albums of the 2000s another run, releasing a brand-new version of the classic dogface debut Unleashed. This time it’s called [re] leashed, because this is a turbo-charged record – remastered and remixed and released in 2018.
MRR070 - JK NORTHRUP & DAVID CAGLE - 'That’s Gonna Leave A Mark'
One of the ﬁnest melodic hard rock records for 2018 – JK NORTHRUP & DAVID CAGLE’s ﬁrst collaboration together, titled ‘That’s Gonna Leave A Mark’.
There is no doubt whatsoever that this record is gonna leave a mark on fans of hard rocking, guitar driven melodic rock, with a production to die for and songs dripping in hooks and melodies.
MRR072 - BURN - 'Ice Age'
The album released in 2018, has been produced by Barney Stackhouse and mixed by the Grammy award winning Tobias Lindell (Europe, H.E.A.T.)
MRR073 - STAR CHASE - 'Afterlife'
Led by The Radio Sun’s Jase Old, The New Day debut was a collection of 11 rocking tunes for fans of “two guitar & keyboard“ rock with huge harmonies.
This band has their own unique sound. Released in 2018 it continues on into this, their second studio album ‘Afterlife‘.
MRR074 - STONELAKE - 'Thunder And Rain'
This will be STONELAKE’s seventh album and their ﬁrst in 5 years. Released in 2018, the band might have a new updated logo, but ‘Thunder And Rain’ is an album of classic STONELAKE you know and love – high octane guitar riﬀs, pounding rhythm section and layers of vocals and keyboards brining the melody.
MRR076 - THE CYBERIAM - 'SELF TITLED'
Debut of THE CYBERIAM album boasts almost 80 minutes of progressive rock creativity. 10 songs that feature a variety of styles, feelings, time signatures and emotion. Ranging from emotional to purely technical and everything in between. Released in 2018, melodic and powerful hard rock with a positive attitude is the soundtrack for this journey.
MRR078 - Captain BLACK BEARD - 'Struck By Lightning'
In the summer of 2017 Captain BLACK BEARD entered the studio to write a new chapter in the bands history. Robert Majd and Christian Ek along with new lead singer Liv Hansson as well as producer Jona Tee (keyboardist in H.E.A.T) pretty much reinvented the band’s sound.
The album that was recorded and released in 2018 is called ‘Struck By Lightning’ and features a fresh dose of high energy melodic rock.
MRR080C - NITRATE - 'Real World' (CASSETTE)
Inspired by the late 80’s rock scene and released in 2018, NITRATE is the brainchild of Nick Hogg (guitars/keyboards) who enlisted songwriter/musician Rob Wylde (Midnite City/Tigertailz/Teenage Casket Company) Rob was able to structure/produce the songs, sing on the demo’s whilst playing drums, bass and guitar. Whilst Nick also played guitar and keyboards.
MRR081 - Rust n’ Rage - 'Tales From The Wasteland'
Rust n' Rage have been kicking ass in their native country Finland, performing since 2010. Their debut album ’Showdown’ was released in 2013, but now it’s time for their mega-cool follow-up, ’Tales From The Wasteland’, released in 2018, for a Worldwide market.
MRR082 - JOE CERISANO’s - 'Silver Condor Studio Cuts'
This two CD set will span his career from the early 80’s through the 2000’s and features an iconic live set from the one and only Silver Condor North American tour in 1981. Released in 2018, this is a must have for any fan of Joe’s long and winding career.
MRR083 - JIM SHEPARD - 'Jaded'
MRR released JIM SHEPARD’s third solo album ‘Jaded’ in 2018. Utilising 3 vocalists to deliver Jim’s hard edged melodic rock songs gives the album plenty of variety, while remaining consistent throughout. The punchy songs range from hard rock to AOR and give fans something a little diﬀerent to appreciate.
MRR084 - THE SENIOR MANAGEMENT - 'Heart And Soul'
MRR isn’t afraid to take chances when the music demands attention and The Senior Management is a no-brainer. Released in 2018, their mature mix of styles pushes the boundaries of melodic rock, westcoast AOR while including a touch of country and acoustic pop/rock.
MRR085 - JIMMY WALDO & STEVEN ROSEN - 'Voices From The Past'
JIMMY WALDO & STEVEN ROSEN - 'Voices From The Past' - a very special double CD voyage into the heyday of the Los Angeles 80s rock scene. released in 2018, with guest vocalists on each track.
MRR086 - TERRA NOVA - 'Raise Your Voice'
In 2015 TERRA NOVA was signed by Melodic Rock Records for the world and King Records for Japan.
The band continue their legacy with 'Raise Your Voice'. Released in 2019 and ﬁlled with yet more of the band’s classic pomp-melodic rock goodness!
MRR087 - DANIEL TRIGGER - 'Right Turn'
Daniel Trigger is an experienced Singer/Songwriter from the Midlands, UK who classiﬁes his music as ‘stadium rock’. Released in 2018, Daniel has written the Album to sound at home in an arena, combining big hooks and powerful melodies with anthemic, wide-screen choruses.
MRR088 - TONY MITCHELL - 'Beggar’s Gold'
TONY MITCHELL – the voice of British hard rock band Kiss Of The Gypsy. The ‘Beggars Gold’ album gives everything that any true melodic/AOR rock fan would want to hear from an album. Released in 2018, Mitchell has thrown everything at this one, huge guitar riﬀs, anthemic choruses, gospel choirs, epic harmonies & raw, honest powerful rock vocals.
MRR88SE - Tony Mitchell - 'Beggar’s Gold (Special Edition)'
The Limited Special Edition (500 units only) will be a double CD format (jewel case). Featured on the bonus disc is Tony’s 2011 solo release ‘Far Away From Home’. This hard-rocking release was previously only ever available for a short time direct from Tony and on digital platforms. Released in 2018, once sold out, it will be gone forever
MRR090 - HEARTS ON FIRE - 'CALL OF DESTINY'
Formed in 2017, by Jean Funes, guitarist of Sound Of Eternity. He had the vision to create an AOR / Melodic Hard Rock band in the style of his lifetime heroes; Def Leppard, Journey, Whitesnake, Europe, and called his former bandmate, drummer Joel Mejia, who shares this passion and vision of creating new music, and together HEARTS ON FIRE was started and the Album was released in 2018.
MRR092 - FICTION SYXX - 'The Alternate Me'
FICTION SYXX mixes progressive hard rock with a nuance of melodic rock. Released in 2019, this project was a way to bring a talented core of seasoned musicians together and to bring several guest artists and what came out of the eﬀort is a solid 11 songs of progressive rock.
MRR093 - MICHAEL JESSEN - 'BULLETPROOF'
Born and raised in Denmark, Michael Jessen picked up the guitar by the age of 15, and a childhood friend taught him how to play the main riﬀ for AC/DC’s “Hells Bells”. For 2014’s debut ‘Memories’, Michael teamed with one of his vocal heroes Goran Edman, who is back in the frontman role for all vocals on the new ‘Bulletproof’ released in 2019.
MRR095 - Martie Peters Group - 'Unﬁnished Business'
Martie Peters bounces back with the comeback of a lifetime and a new album in 2019. After a ten-year absence from the hard rock scene, Peters and his group return with catchy hooks and heavy, grooving guitar riﬀs. Legendary producer Neil Kernon (Dokken, Britny Fox, Hall & Oates, Queensrÿche) handled the mix.
MRR096 - SILENT TIGER - 'READY FOR ATTACK'
Released in 2020, featuring Jean Funes, founding member and guitarist of Sound Of Eternity and Hearts On Fire. With HOF vocalist Richard Andermyr working on new RIAN material, Jean asked to be put to work and who better to work with than another stalwart of MRR, vocalist David Cagle.
MRR097 - MARK BAKER - 'The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be'
The name Mark Baker may not be immediately recognisable to many, but for liner note/album credits junkies, released in 2019, it signiﬁes top shelf AOR songwriting. A Mark Baker song means memorable hooks and a big chorus. He was also the main co-writer on House Of Lords’ acclaimed ‘Demons Down’ record, re-joining as co-writer on some of the band’s more recent albums too.
MRR098 - LASTWORLD - 'Time' Released'
LASTWORLD - released 2019, is guitarist/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter JIM SHEPARD and vocalist DAVID CAGLE. Jim recently releasing his acclaimed last album ‘Jaded’ and David Cagle looking to further enhance his vocal reputation after the monster JK Northrup & David Cagle record, 'That's Gonna Leave A Mark'.
MRR099 - KING OF HEARTS - 'Self Titled' - Released 2019
“If you mix the sound of the Eagles, Don Henley, Bruce Hornsby with Toto and Def Leppard with a splash of Keith Emerson and Coldplay, what would that sound like? It sounds awesome! Released in 2019, we started referring to it as Modern Classic Rock because of all the diﬀerent elements and textures to the music we were creating.
MRR105 - Tohjo - 'Let The Craziness Continue'
MelodicRock Records are proud to have uncovered this cult Australian gem. Released in 1996, Tohjo were an Australian Pub/Hard Rock Band that originate from Melbourne, and had several tours of the USA. They were widely known for the incredible high octane stage show and it was not unusual to see 20+ fans up on stage with them.
MRR106 - CROSSON - ROCK'n'ROLL LOVE AFFAIR
KEELPOS001 - RON KEEL - AUS POSTER NEW
After a successful tour of the east coast of Australia for Melodic Rock Fest 2020, Ron left a few Tour posters here for you to put up in the trophy room. Get yours now before they run out.
KIP WINGER (WINGER) A2 POSTER NEW
WINGPOS001 - KIP WINGER - AUS POSTER NEW
Kip Winger had a great time playing to his fans in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth for Melodic Rock Fest 2020. Kip left a few A2 tour posters here for you to purchase. Get some now before they run out.
FREHPOS001 - ACE FREHLEY - FREHLEY'S COMET DOUBLE SIDED POSTER
A very special Ace Freheley (Frehley's Comet Live + 1) double sided poster. Only a small amount left in stock.
HARNPOS001 - TONY HARNELL - POSTER
SKYCD1001 - SKYHOOKS 3 CD SET
Subtitled "40 Years of 'Hooks Hysteria!," 'Don't You Believe What You've Seen Or You've Heard' is a super-deluxe 3CD set that looks back at the year 1975, when Skyhooks were the biggest thing to hit Australia since the Beatles a decade earlier!
'Don't You Believe What You've Seen Or You've Heard' includes Skyhooks' first two albums 'Living In The '70s' (released in October 74, but it spent much of the first half of '75 atop the charts) and 'Ego Is Not A Dirty word' (released mid- '75) – each remastered (by Greg Macainsh and David Briggs) from original tapes and augmented by original b-sides and a good number of unreleased demos.
The third disc is something we're calling 'Skyhooks In Concert -1974-75;' it features 14 previously unreleased live tracks from such legendary Skyhooks concerts as the Sydney Opera house in '74 and the State Theatre in Sydney and Festival Hall in Melbourne in '75.
In addition to the 44 tracks, the set features a deluxe 8-panel digipak, a classy o-card, and a 36 page booklet with numerous never-before seen images and an insightful new essay from former RAM magazine editor and Skyhooks confidant Anthony O'Grady.
MR RECORDS is extremely excited & proud to announce the signing of the MOOd GrOOve (JK NORTHRUP & ED BALLDINGER)
This partnership will see the following album released on MR Records: - the MOOd GrOOve – SOME LEFT SOME STAYED
the MOOd GrOOve is the creation of JK Northrup & ED Balldinger
JK Northrup has been playing guitar, touring, writing songs, recording and composing music professionally for over 25 years.
Jk said in a call with MR Records recently that he got his start in the 90's with Australia's very own Billy Thorpe and toured the USA with him.
A multi-instrumentalist and acclaimed guitarist, recording artist, recording engineer, music producer and mastering specialist, JK has been a part of millions of albums sold worldwide and has played and recorded with many gold and platinum recording artists over his long career.
While still maintaining his solo music career writing songs, playing guitar and other instruments for his and other artists albums, JK is also the owner and operator of Alien Productions Music in Carmichael California where he records, mixes and masters many albums and projects worldwide.
JK Northrup has been a long time regular on MR Records and we are very pleased to have JK back & also warmly welcome Ed Balldinger to the MR Records family and look forward to working with them throughout the release of the above project