Axel Rudi Pell

Axel Rudi Pell - The Crest (SPV/Riot)

Album no. 19 (depending on whether you count compilations or not) from Axel Rudi Pell offers nothing new, nothing that will make you go WTF? but then again, why change a winning formula?

With Johnny Gioeli once again providing a voice that sits somewhere between Ronnie James Dio circa Rainbow and The Scorpi

Axel Rudi Pell - Best Of (Anniversary Edition) (SPV/Riot)

Released to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the current ARP line-up, and the twentieth anniversary of ARP’s first album, this twelve track retrospective covers tracks from 98’s Oceans of Time right up to last year’s Tales Of The Crown, showcasing some sterling and classy classic Euro rock as well as a couple of intriguing cover tunes. Well, okay one good, one shocker: but we’ll get to them.

Opening song Edge Of The World from the 2002 album Shadow Zone showcases perfectly what Axel Rudi Pell is all about.  The European classic metal sound, Axel&

Axel Rudi Pell - Tales Of The Crown (SPV/Riot)

Ever wondered what German Metal legends The Scorpions would sound like with Ronnie James Dio out front? Well look no further Axel Rudi Pell has the answer!

While German guitarist Axel Rudi Pell’s eighteenth album, Tales Of The Crown