Music from Italy: Moonstone Project

Formed in Cremona, Lombardia, Italy , this is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist Matt Filippini. They have released 3 albums to date:

Time to take a Stand (2006)

Hidden in Time (2008)

Rebel on the Run (2009)

They are notable for their guest appearances, featuring artists such as Ian Paice, Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple) Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult) Graham Bonnett (Rainbow) Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep) and Bobby Kimball (Toto)  to name just a few. Italy is fast-becoming the last bastion of great classic rock, as evidenced by labels such as Frontiers Records and projects such as this one.

Here is ‘Shooting Star’ from ‘Rebel on the Run‘, lead vocals by James Christian from House of Lords

Kev Moore

Music from the UK – Uriah Heep

Uriah Heep are an english rock music group, formed in 1968.  They had a huge success in the UK and US, and later in the whole world and sold more than 130 million albums worldwide. Here’s “Lady In Black”, a nice rock song, a big hit in Germany in the late 70s: