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Album review – GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS – Live At Rockpalast – Dortmund 1980

MIG Music [release date – 24.02.17] George Thorogood live is akin to a tornado hitting your town, fast, furious and guaranteed to lay waste to all before him. This package was recorded for posterity back when he and The Destroyers … Continue reading

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Album review: PAT TRAVERS – Live At Rockpalast – Cologne 1976

MIG Music [Release date – 24.02.17] This album package is one of a number of releases from MIG Records (Made In Germany in case you were wondering!) which feature old recordings from Rockpalast. They have recorded many gigs across Germany … Continue reading

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Upcoming: New releases (CD/DVD) April-June 2017

Danko Jones - Wild Cat

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Updated 22.03.17 March 3rd RICHARD BARBIERI ‘Planets + Persona’ Kscope BLAZE BAYLEY ‘Endure And Survive (Infinite Entanglement Part II)’ BLINK ‘A Map of rhe Universe’ (re-issue) Garage Records BROTHER FIRETRIBE ‘Sunbound’ DANKO JONES ‘Wild Cat’ AFM … Continue reading

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DVD review: ROBIN BIBI – Colour House Blues Live!

Robin Bibi - Colour House Blues Live! DVD

Stonkin’ Production [Release date 08.01.17] ‘Colour House Blues Live!’ is a stripped down duo affair which finds guitarist Robin Bibi with his bass player Tony Marten (who doubles on acoustic guitar and banjo) in unplugged mode. The duo explore a … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – Marbles In The Park

MARILLION - Marbles In The Park

earMUSIC [Release date 20.01.17] 2-CD/DVD/Bluray Available on 2xCD, DVD, and Blu Ray formats, Marbles In The Park – the centrepiece of the 2015 Marillion weekend convention at Center Parcs, Port Zelande, in The Netherlands – is a curious release. Not … Continue reading

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DVD review: JOAN ARMATRADING – Me Myself I – World Tour Concert

429 Records [Release date 11.11.16] Hardly the most ‘original’ of titles for Joan Armatrading’s globetrotting swansong, but befitting as, believe it or not, her ‘farewell’ tour which lasted almost two years, and saw her play 235 dates across four different … Continue reading

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DVD review: DEEP PURPLE – California Jam 1974

DEEP PURPLE - California Jam 1974

earMUSIC [Release date 09.12.16] I was beginning to think that ‘remastering’ is a marketing ‘con’ and not about bringing consumers a truly superior product.  After all, is it really possible to make a sow’s purse out of a pig’s ear … Continue reading

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DVD review: IGGY POP – Post Pop Depression Live at The Royal Albert Hall

IGGY POP - Post Pop Depression Live at The Royal Albert Hall

Do you ever watch a DVD of a gig and think ‘I wish I’d been there’? Filmed in support of Pop’s recent, and 17th, solo album ‘Post Pop Depression’ and featuring a band comprising of  Josh Homme (who co-wrote and … Continue reading

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DVD review: MOTLEY CRUE – The End Live In Los Angeles

Eagle Rock [Release date 04.11.16] New Year’s Eve 2015 in Los Angeles is all about one thing. Motley Crue is playing the final show of their two year Final Tour at the Staples Centre and in doing so the band … Continue reading

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Upcoming: New releases (CD/DVD) January-March 2017

MAGNUM - The Valley Of Tears - The Ballads

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Updated 13.02.17 2017 January 6th DEREK DAVIS (BABYLON A.D.) ‘Revolutionary Soul’ HALESTORM ‘ReAniMate 3.0′ (covers EP) MAGNUM ‘In The Valley Of Tears – The Ballads’ SPV/Steamhammer YOU ME AT SIX ‘Night People’ 13th ACCEPT ‘Restless And … Continue reading

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DVD review: BRYAN ADAMS – Live At Wembley

Eagle Rock [Release date 14.10.16] Finally released 30 years after the event, this DVD captures the second of his sold out shows at Wembley stadium. Bryan Adams was promoting his recently released ’18 ‘Till I Die’ album and there is … Continue reading

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DVD review: JOURNEY – Live In Manila

JOURNEY - Live In Manila

Eagle Vision [Release date 09.09.16] Back in 2009, when this gig was filmed, vocalist Arnel Pineda was still very much the new boy.  Recorded in Pinel’s hometown of Manila in the Phillipines the sound and visual quality is excellent and … Continue reading

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DVD review: YOUTH – Sketch, Drugs & Rock n’ Roll

YOUTH - Sketch, Drugs & Rock n’ Roll

Cadiz Music [Release date 23.09.16] Producer, artist, poet, DJ and bass player, who has also worked as a producer and remixer for the likes of Paul McCartney, U2, Guns n Roses, Primal Scream and Boy George (and that is just … Continue reading

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DVD review: THE EVERLY BROTHERS – Harmonies From Heaven

THE EVERLY BROTHERS - Harmonies From Heaven

Eagle Vision [Release date 09.09.16] Between 1957 and 1962 Don and Phil Everly dominated the pop charts on both sides of the Atlantic. With hits like ‘Wake Up Little Susie’, ‘Cathy’s Clown’, ‘Crying In The Rain’, ‘Bye Bye Love’ and … Continue reading

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DVD review: THE BEACH BOYS – Classic Albums Pet Sounds

THE BEACH BOYS - Classic Albums Pet Sounds

Eagle Vision [Release date 23.09.16] One of the most important and significant albums in the history of popular culture, it is now 50 years since The Beach Boys released ‘Pet Sounds’, a hugely influential album that amazingly took 20 years … Continue reading

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DVD review: SCORPIONS – Forever And A Day

SCORPIONS - Forever And A Day

Eagle Vision [Release date 30.09.16] New Scorpions documentary ‘Forever and A Day’ was filmed on what was supposed to be that band’s farewell tour and climaxes with their final show in Munich, as such it is reflective, honest and insightful. … Continue reading

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Album review: PETE TOWNSHEND’s DEEP END – Face The Face

PETE TOWNSHEND

Eagle Rock [Release date 16.09.16] CD/DVD Back in 1985/86 Pete Townshend played a number of promotional/benefit gigs on the back of his 1985 solo concept album White City: A Novel – a bleak cultural observation of life on a West … Continue reading

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DVD review: TOTO- Live At Montreux 1991

TOTO- Live at Montreux 1991

Eagle Vision [Release Date 16.09.16] Few bands can have had such a revolving cast of musicians, many joining and rejoining, as Toto, which makes the history of the AOR giants such a fascinating one. One interesting period of their career … Continue reading

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DVD review: DEEP PURPLE – Live At The NEC

Eagle Rock [Release date 26.08.16] In September 2002 Deep Purple took to the stage at the Birmingham NEC to bid a fond farewell to legendary keyboard player Jon Lord, who had earlier that year retired for health reasons. Having previously … Continue reading

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DVD review: STYX – Live at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas!

Eagle Rock [Release date 02.09.16] Another live Styx DVD and this one was recorded on the band’s 2014 US tour with Def Leppard. Slightly different style this time around as the main featured concert has interviews with the band and … Continue reading

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