Tag Archives: The Sweet

Album review: PHIL LANZON – If You Think I’m Crazy

PHIL LANZON - If You Think I

Following the GRTR! reviewers’ choice for ‘Best of 2018′ Top Album, David Randall chatted to Phil Lanzon at the start of Uriah Heep’s UK tour in December 2018.  First broadcast onn Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. Phil Lanzon Ditties/Cargo Records … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE SWEET – Nells Jazz & Blues, London, 15 December 2017

After perhaps rather too many Christmas tours of provincial theatres in recent years and, ahem, a tour supporting the Bay City Rollers last year it was gratifying to have Sweet do a short tour of proper rock venues this year. … Continue reading

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Album review: ACE FREHLEY – Anomaly (Deluxe Edition)

ACE FREHLEY - Anomaly (Deluxe Edition)

Steamhammer/SPV [Release date 08.09.17] Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has always fared better than the band’s other members when it comes to solo efforts and 2009’s “Anomaly” was a big hit with fans- and it’s not hard to see why … Continue reading

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Album review: LAST AUTUMN’S DREAM – In Disguise

LAST AUTUMN

Escape Music [Release date 20.01.17] Last Autumn’s Dream are not strangers to the odd cover having covering songs by Wizzard and REO Speedwagon on past albums. This time around they opted to do a whole album of covers of songs … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SWEET – Action The Ultimate Story

RCA/Sony Music [Released 25.10.15] Without the Sweet you could argue we would have no Def Leppard, Kiss or Motley Crue, some of the many bands who credit this band as a big influence on them. Add to that the numerous … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SWEET – New York Groove Plus

The Sweet - New York Groove Plus

Angel Air [Release date 06.04.15] www.angelair.co.uk This is a full release of the 2012 album previously available directly from the band and this version adds three bonus songs. The current line-up of the Sweet consists of original member guitarist Andy … Continue reading

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News: JEFF LYNNE, VAN HALEN, ROBIN GEORGE – Wednesday 4 February 2015

The Sweet, Giants Of Rock - 9 February 2014

Kiske/Sommerville release their new album ‘City of Heroes’ on April 17th on Frontiers. Jeff Lynne will perform at this Sunday’s Grammy awards ceremony. AC/DC will also be appearing and rumour is that former drummer Chris Slade will appear with them. … Continue reading

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Album review: SMASH FASHION – Big Cat Love

www.smashfashionmusic.com  [Released 11.08.14] Now this loyal reader is a real treat for the ears! Put it this way, if you like any of the following bands – the Stones, the Faces, the Sweet, Cheap Trick and Jellyfish – you will … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SWEET – Sweetlife

Angel Air [Released 07.04.13] Continuing the excellent series of latter day Sweet re-issues Angel Air now present the band’s 2002 album ‘Sweetlife’. The line-up then featured sole original member Andy Scott joined by drummer Bruce Bisland (who is still in … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SWEET – The Answer

Angel Air www.angelair.co.uk This album first came out under the title ‘A’ back in 1992 and was also released as ‘The Answer’. This Angel Air re-issue includes three bonus songs, all of which are various edits or in one case a … Continue reading

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Album review: ANDY SCOTT – The Solo Singles

Angel Air www.angelair.co.uk Andy Scott made his name as the guitarist in the Sweet, a version of which he still tours with to this day. In the 80’s though after the Sweet called it a day in the early 80’s … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SWEET – Live at the Marquee 1986

Angel Air www.angelair.co.uk (released 4th August) Recorded back in 1986 this version of the Sweet featured original members Andy Scott (guitars/vocals) and Mick Tucker (drums), joined by Mal McNulty (bass), Paul Mario Day (vocals) and Phil Lanzon (keyboards). The recording … Continue reading

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THE SWEET announce a new live download only album

UK Rock Legends SWEET Revisit Hit Album ‘Desolation Boulevard’ With New Live CD London, UK – Hot on the heels of their recent critically acclaimed album release ‘New York Connection’, UK rock legends SWEET have released a new live CD … Continue reading

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THE SWEET – New York Connection

www.thesweet.com The Sweet – the version fronted by original guitarist Andy Scott – return with an album of covers. The current line-up consists of the aforementioned Scott joined by Pete Lincoln (vocals/bass), Tony O’Hora (guitar/keys/vocals) and Bruce Bisland (drums/vocals). Yes … Continue reading

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