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Album review: JOHNNY LIMA – Johnny Lima/Made In California

JOHNNY LIMA - Johnny Lima/Made In California

MelodicRock Records [Release date 01.03.17] These two albums by Johnny Lima – his self-titled debut from 1996 and 2003′s ‘Made In California’ – have been made available again by MelodicRock Records and not before time I say! Johnny Lima’s debut … Continue reading

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Gig review: TNT – Union Scene, Drammen, Norway – 14 January 2017

TNT - Union Scene, Drammen, Norway – 14 January 2017

When first informed about Norwegian band TNT’s upcoming 30th anniversary tour of ‘Tell No Tales’ featuring the return of the U.S. born Tony Harnell on vocals following his brief stint in Skid Row, I realised the only way I would … 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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Album review: TOXICROSE – Total Tranquility

City Of Light Records [Release date 16.05.16 ] Toxicrose hail from Stockholm in Sweden and were formed back in 2010. Melodic metal is the order of the day here, sound wise the band remind me of Black Veil Brides but … Continue reading

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Gig review: DEF LEPPARD/ WHITESNAKE, Hydro, Glasgow, 10 December 2015

DEF LEPPARD/ WHITESNAKE, Hydro, Glasgow, 10 December 2015

This run of shows must be one of the most hotly anticipated of 2015. A double header of Def Leppard and Whitesnake with Black Star Riders along as support, it promised an evening of classic rock heaven. Horrendous traffic (2.5 … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOTLEY CRUE – Metro Arena, Newcastle, 2 November 2015

MOTLEY CRUE – Metro Arena, Newcastle, 2 November 2015

Almost 30 years ago, give or take a couple of months, I went along to the Edinburgh Playhouse to see Motley Crue who at that point were riding high on the success of their ‘Theatre Of Pain’ album. What a … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 3, 14 June 2015

DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 3, 14 June 2015

For any classic rock fan the Sunday line up was not to be missed with Slash, Motley Crue, in their last UK festival appearance, and Kiss all ready to show the young guns how a festival set should be done. … Continue reading

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News: GILLAN, WILKO JOHNSON, VON HERTZEN BROTHERS – Wednesday 21 January 2015

Bernie Torme - Hard Rock Hell, November 2013

A Gillan box set is released on March 16th on Demon. The CD set features the original UK albums, along with 4 LP picture discs. Sleevenotes are written by Joe Geesin and include new interviews with Bernie Torme and Mick … Continue reading

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Album review: CRAZY LIXX – s/t

Crazy Lixx

Frontiers [Release date 10.11.14] www.frontiers.it With a name that hints at glam or sleaze rock, Sweden’s Crazy Lixx are much more than that and deliver decent, polished melodic rock on fourth album “Crazy Lixx”. The album builds upon the path … Continue reading

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Album review: MASSIVE – Full Throttle

Massive - Full Throttle

Earache Records  [Release date: 21.07.14] Melbourne, Australia appears to be a hotbed of rock at the moment with more bands appearing from the city every month. One of the best to emerge are Massive who have taken a smattering of … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE TREATMENT – 02 ABC 2, Glasgow, 7 October 2014

THE TREATMENT – 02 ABC 2, Glasgow, 7 October 2014

The Treatment are a band that have led a very charmed life since their inception in 2008. They now have two albums under their belt and have supported some of the biggest names in rock including opening for Motley Crue … Continue reading

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Quick plays: GASOLINE STARS, DUST BOWL JOKIES, THOMAS ZWIJSEN, DR.JOHN

GASOLINE STARS – Good Looks, Bad Behaviour

GASOLINE STARS – Good Looks, Bad Behaviour Self Release Good Looks, Bad Behaviour is the debut full length album from Gasoline Stars who formed in 2012 in Sweden. Gasoline Stars are a fivesome although they have split with the drummer … Continue reading

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Album review: MASSIVE WAGONS – Fight The System

Massive Wagons - Fight The System

      Off Yer Rocka  [Release date – out now] Fight The System is the debut album by Massive Wagons, a band who have, through hard work and relentless gigging, built up a healthy following and a great live … Continue reading

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Album review: THE TREATMENT – Running With The Dogs

The Treatment - Running With The Dogs

Spinefarm Records [Release date – 3.01.14] The Treatment are a band who have lived a bit of a charmed life so far. Their first album ‘This Might Hurt’’ was recorded in the studio of Steve Harris from Iron Maiden and … Continue reading

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Gig review: AIRBOURNE – HMV Forum, London,13 December 2013

Airbourne

Proving that the newer generation of bands are keeping classic rock alive and well, the Forum was packed to the rafters for this excellent value, if very diverse,  three band bill, headlined by the larger than life Australians who fill … Continue reading

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Album Review – ROXIN’ PALACE – Roxin’ Palace

      SAOL (Release date – out now) Sleaze rockers Roxin’ Palace only formed last year in Italy but have already managed to write and record this 10 track album. The standard of the songs on offer and the … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM – Walker,Minnesota,USA,18-20 July 2013

Moondance Jam, USA, July 2013

Few festival experiences can match the vibe of Moondance Jam. Set among the beautiful woods and lakes of Northern Minnesota, somehow the tiny town of Walker plays host to one of the Mid West’s premier rock festivals and draws crowds … Continue reading

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CRASHDIET – The Savage Playground

        Frontiers (Released 25th January) www.frontiers.it Just days into the new year and the first album I review is already a strong contender for my Top 10 of 2013- too soon to make such an assumption? Maybe, … Continue reading

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Kiss and Motley Crue gig review

So when you’ve seen the same band 20+ times over the progress of nearly 30 years (yes, I know, there are others that have seen bands much more than that. They can go write their own story, this is mine) … Continue reading

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KISS + MOTLEY CRUE US dates & THE CULT UK tour

KISS + MOTLEY CRUE Jul 20 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live Jul 21 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach Jul 22 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek Jul 24 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre … Continue reading

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