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Album review: DARE – Out Of The Silence II

DARE - Out Of The Silence II

Legend Records [Release date 29.06.18] Amazing to think the classic album ‘Out Of The Silence’ is thirty years old, and also frightening to think where did the time go?! Like fellow melodic rockers FM did on ‘Indiscreet’, Dare have decided … Continue reading

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Album review: THE ALARM – Strength (30th anniversary)

The Twenty First Century Recording Company [Released 02.10.15] For the thirtieth anniversary of this classic Alarm album Mike Peters has gone and re-recorded the whole album. Not only that, the lyrics have been updated in many cases and he has … Continue reading

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Album review: OMD – Junk Culture

OMD - Junk Culture

Universal (Deluxe reissue) [Released 02.02.15] OMD’s classic 1984 album Junk Culture gets a 30th anniversary 2CD deluxe re-issue and for fans you get two unreleased songs, plus the songs previously released only on vinyl. This includes that most 1980′s musical … Continue reading

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Gig review: CAPERCAILLIE – Floral Pavilion, New Brighton, 16 November 2013

 CAPERCAILLIE - Floral Pavilion, New Brighton, 16 November 2013

Capercaillie put down a marker for Celtic fusion back in the late 1980s.  They straddled the divide between the Celtic rockmeister Alan Stivell and the more commercial early incarnation of The Corrs.  Most recently, live gigs have been rare and … Continue reading

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Album review: TEARS FOR FEARS – The Hurting (30th anniversary edition)

Universal (3CD/DVD set) A real treat for Tears For Fears fans as this four disc set contains a DVD of the band’s 1984 show at the Hammersmith Odean; the original album; a disc of BBC sessions and a disc of … Continue reading

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JUDAS PRIEST – Screaming For Vengeance (30th Anniversary Edition)

              Sony Who’d have thought it’s 30 years since this classic metal album (makes me feel so old), but this band defined heavy metal and this album was classic upon release in 1982. And … Continue reading

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