News Posts

Michael Monroe unveiled a big surprise for his upcoming 60th anniversary show in Helsinki: the original line-up of the legendary Hanoi Rocks will rise on stage again!

Sleaze rock outfit The Cruel Intentions released the new fiery track ‘Kerosene’ from the upcoming new album ‘Venomous Anonymous’!

The Swedish hard rockers of H.E.A.T announced their upcoming new album “Force Majeure” and a first single with “Nationwide”!

The Cruel Intentions deliver yet another track to get some old school hard rock partying going with “Reapercussion”!

The Finnish rockers of Shiraz Lane announce their upcoming next album and are about to unleash a first single this Friday!

Europe! Finnish hard rockers Shiraz Lane are coming your way as support for Crashdïet! Check it out!

Finnish sleaze rockers Reckless Love share the title track of their upcoming new album ‘Turborider’, out next month!

In these trying times, Shiraz Lane is looking towards the future and will entertain you with an online show! Get your tickets now!

Shiraz Lane will be spreading the rock all over Europe next year!

Get ready to rock your hearts out with old school glam/sleaze/hard rock at this cool small event in Belgium!

Lists

With the end of summer in sight, we came across 10 releases coming out in August that our editorial team has been looking forward to the most.

February 2022 is yet again brimming with great releases, here’s a small selection of our most anticipated ones!

The same struggle that comes back every single year: making a selection of the best albums of the year from all the quality releases it has brought forth, so here is the 2018 edition!

Photo Reports

The Swedish/Norwegian sleaze rock outfit The Cruel Intentions came to set On The Rocks on fire to kick off the weekend with a Friday night rock ‘n’ roll party!

Pictures of Finnish hard rock around the clock with Shiraz Lane and Violent Fever absolutely kicking ass!

Shiraz lane, the last band band playing on this stage, ever, rocked the place!

What a way to close Nosturi down! The Best Tour Ever Part 1 brought some of the best bands of the Finnish scene to the stage one more time to blow the roof off! The proof is in the pictures…

For those who didn’t have enough yet with what happened at the main festival, Tuska had several afterparties every night in the center! Here are some pics!

The Beast In Black is back, baby! Check out the pictures of their release show in Helsinki with very special guests Shiraz Lane!

The pictures of 3 days of metal and rock fun in the middle of Helsinki… Tuska 2018, you were awesome!

Since last year Finland is yet another big rock and metal event richer. The Rock Fest immediately caught the attention of people all over the country and far beyond those borders with big names like Rammstein and Evanescence gracing the line-up. Despite quite a few obvious flaws and bugs in the organisation, it was an overwhelming succes […]

Album Reviews

With their fifth album Reckless Love take their fans on a short trip back to a time that seems much brighter and happier then today, the 80 and with this they give us what probably many of us could use right now, a break from the grim reality. Read the full review on our page.

Shiraz’ 2nd is here and it rocks like never before! The next big step for these young guys has been taken…

WildHeart’s catchy hard rock finally found its way to a CD release! Find out what we think of it.

The Helsinki Vampires have risen from the grave with their signature Goth ‘n’ Roll!