Genre:Hard Rock / AOR
Release Date:Out Now
Zoltán BÁTKY-VALENTIN -lead and backing vosals, guitars, keyboards
Zsolt CSILLIK -guitars, backing vocals
Gábor MIRKOVICS -bass guitars, backing vocals
Zoltán VÁRY -drums, backing vocals
Guest musicians on the album:
Tibor DONÁSZY -drums
Ferenc BÉRES -keyboards
Hungary band H.A.R.D. delivers some 80's hardrock ala´ Bonfire
on their debut album "Traveler".
And it's not only the music that reminds me of Bonfire even singer Zoltán sounds like Claus Lessmann at times.
There's alot of party rock anthems here like "Forever Hard", "Rock Is My Name" & "Troublemaker" but they're not among my favorites at least not sober and on cd.
Who knows they might be the live favorites at the summerfestivals around Europe.
"Stay" & "Dreamworld" are melodic pearls that would be a great singles for radio.
The title track is another great song that have alot of Whitesnake "Love Ain't No Stranger" vibes.
"The Voices" is a tribute to the bands favorite singers Ian Gillan,Robert Plant,Steven Tyler,Freddie Mercury,Sammy Hagar,Paul Stanley,Glenn Hughes,David Coverdale all gets mentioned in the chorus.
Good debut from the boys and i'm sure H.A.R.D. will make alot of rock n roll noise around the world, especially in Europe and at the Summer Festivals.
BEST TRACK : Stay
SOUNDS LIKE : Bonfire,Tyketto,Gotthard,Soul Doctor,Treat