Melodic Rock Round-up: June 2016
Dave Ling on the latest releases from The Defiants, AOR, Human Zoo, Chris Ousey and Tainted Nation
The Defiants: The Defiants
Mixed emotions flew in 2004 when Paul Laine ended an almost decade-long spell as frontman of Danger Danger. Though fans were delighted by the return of original singer Ted Poley, the courtroom saga surrounding the East Coast act’s Cockroach album had cast a long, exhausting and potentially virulent shadow. Nevertheless, buddy status was regained, the singer guesting with his former colleagues during Firefest 2008.