Tag Archives: The Sweet

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

PHIL LANZON - If You Think I

Phil Lanzon Ditties/Cargo Records [Release date 23.02.18] Uriah Heep’s keyboards player Phil Lanzon (who has also been a member the Sweet and Grand Prix amongst others), releases his debut solo album and if you like orchestral themed melodic rock you … 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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