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Album review: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH – A Decade Of Destruction

Eleven Seven Music [Release date 01.12.17] It has been quite a tenth anniversary year for Five Finger Death Punch. It did appear at one point that the whole FFDP world may come crashing down and the future of the band … Continue reading

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Album review: GAMMA RAY – Reissues (Land Of The Free/Alive ’95)

earMUSIC [Release date 29.09.17] earMUSIC’s Gamma Ray re-issue schedule continues with the band’s fourth studio album (original released in 1995) getting a deluxe 2CD re-issue. The second disc adds three songs (including the band’s blistering cover of Holocaust’s ‘Heavy Metal … Continue reading

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Album review: BABYMETAL – Live At Wembley

EarMUSIC  [Release date 09.12.16] Babymetal up until now have completely passed me by. Three Japanese teenagers singing about chocolate, gimme a break (have a Kit Kat?). No, metal should be hard, heavy and sung by large men with even larger … Continue reading

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Album review: STRATOVARIUS – Best Of

STRATOVARIUS - Best Of

earMUSIC [Release date 20.05.16] Stratovarius have been around since 1985 and have to date released 16 studio albums, so as you can imagine this 29 song best of will only touch on the band’s impressive musical output to date. The … Continue reading

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Album review: VAN CANTO – Voices Of Fire

VAN CANTO - Voices Of Fire

earMusic [Release date 11.03.16] Van Canto are back and this time they have come up with a vocal metal opera. They have teamed up with German author Christoph Hardebusch, who has come up with the story line based on his … Continue reading

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DVD Review: STATUS QUO – Aquostic! Live At The Roundhouse

STATUS QUO – Aquostic! Live At The Roundhouse

earMUSIC [Release date 13.04.15] I am sure that Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt would be the first to admit that they are not as young as they once were. At this point in their career it would be easy to … Continue reading

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Album review: THUNDER – Wonder Days

Thunder - Wonder Days

earMUSIC [Release date 16.02.15] This is studio album number ten from Thunder and it is an album many thought they would never see. With the band going into hiatus for a few years, apart from the odd live show here … Continue reading

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Quick plays: GAMMA RAY, CHRIS GRAY, THE BLOW MONKEYS

GAMMA RAY – The Best (Of)

GAMMA RAY – The Best (Of) earMusic [Released 02.02.15] Amazingly it has been thirty years since former Helloween guitarist Kai Hansen formed Gamma Ray. This comes as a standard 2CD package along with a 2CD limited edition and for the … Continue reading

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Album review: DRAGONFORCE – Maximum Overload

Dragonforce - Maximum Overload

earMUSIC [Release date – 15.08.14] Dragonforce are a band with the ability to split opinions within rock and metal fans. Some are amazed by their technical abilities and breakneck playing whilst others find the band a bit of a joke … Continue reading

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Album review: SAGA – Sagacity

Saga - Sagacity

earMUSIC [Release date 04.07.14] Saga release their latest album and the second since vocalist Michael Sadler returned to the band’s line-up a few years ago. This is not as instant as their last album ‘20/20’ taking a few plays to … Continue reading

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