Rock Masters Band are an underground super group from Finland. With the amount of drinking the Finnish indulge in it only makes sense that it is one of the countries' biggest exports. An impressive array of rock bands have hailed from their shores Nightwish, H.I.M, Apocalyptica, Rapture, Lordi, and Beast Milk. They are more upbeat than the bulk of their contemporary countrymen.The Helsinki based band formed in 2007 and features members from the bands Species and Spiha. They already have a couple of albums under their belt, so have decide to avoid stagnation by bringing ina fresh batch of musicians to back them and different producer with each session, to explore other perspectives to approaching their songs and discovering new sounds.
Rock Masters have found a niche no longer occupied by other artists today, that provide them a unique place in today’s musical landscape. They might not be the first band to touch on wave of post-David Bowie British Glam that came out of England in the 70s, but they are putting a spin on it that is not retro, but infused with the band's DNA. Many artists like Muse swing for the fences and attempt to use Pro-tools to achieve the grandiose layers that Queen was able to pull of without the benefit of such studio tricks, but Rock Masters goes for a much more stripped down and organic sound, which ranges from the more Rolling Stones like swagger of "Hit the City" to the more gaudy androgyny of "Diamonds".
With even rock Godfathers like Gene Simmons saying that "rock is dead " this celebration of rock n roll is encouraging . No matter the era they are they are deriving inspiration from. It draws you in. While the chorus to "Diamonds" having a hook that digs a little deeper into you than "Hit the City", but both songs are worth checking out below if you are a fan of 70s glam along the lines of T-Rex, Mott