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CD: Miss Behaviour - Double Agent
From: 707STAR Date: May 6, 2016 at 0:10
THESE GUYS JUST KEEP GETTING BETTER. THIS IS A PHENOMENAL CD WITH ABSOLUTE GENIUS PRODUCTION. I CAN,T BELIEVE THEIR NOT FAMOUS ALL OVER THE WORLD. MELODIC ROCK THAT PUTS YOU IN A GOOD MOOD WHILE THE WORLD GETS SCREWED BY THE MUSIC THAT MAKES YOU DEPRESSED. WHICH IS MOST OF THE MUSIC TODAY. I HOPE THIS BAND MAKES A KILLING ON THIS CD. THEY DESERVE IT. CAN,T WAIT FOR THEIR NEXT. I WISH THEM ALL THE BEST.

CD: Tributes - Little Guitars (Tribute to Van Halen)
From: hair metal again Date: May 4, 2016 at 10:37
sensational songs,musos & sound !VAN HALEN rocks and this will satisfy every self respected hard rocker

CD: Magnum - Into The Valley Of The Moonking
From: petermexico13 Date: May 3, 2016 at 19:48
Para mí este es otro buen disco de Magnum, aunque ya para estas alturas es notorio el paso de los años en la voz de Bob Catley, lo cual no tiene nada que ver con sus tablas a la hora de interpretar con esa voz madura. Cada canción refleja la madurez obtenida con el paso de los años. Si eres fan , seguro deberás tenerlos todos!

CD: Magnum - Wings Of Heaven
From: petermexico13 Date: May 3, 2016 at 17:18
Magnum es clase, maestría y dedicación, para cualquier seguidor del grupo estas 3 palabras definen cada uno de sus trabajos desde el principio hasta la actualidad, cualquier amante del rock sabe que puede adquirir cada uno de sus trabajos aún sin haberlos escuchado con anterioridad, Wings of Heaven para muchos su obra cumbre, define la calidad que hizo algún día por 1988, popular a este grupo que nos ha dejado decenas de canciones memorables. "Don´t Wake the Lion" " Days of No Trust" el excelente bonus track en la versión estadounidense "Maybe Tonight" "Different Worlds" " Wild Swan", no necesito decir más!!!

CD: Magnum - Vigilante
From: petermexico13 Date: May 3, 2016 at 17:03
Tony Clarkin demuestra su valía como compositor, y Bob Catley en su mejor época, sin duda los trabajos de este grupo de finales de los ochenta y principios de los 90 son los que les dieron más notoriedad. Uno de los secretos mejor guardados de Inglattera!

CD: Magnum - On a Storyteller's Night
From: petermexico13 Date: May 3, 2016 at 16:43
Sin duda una pieza de arte dentro del Rock Británico, y junto con el Wings of Heaven su obra maestra, para mí significa el principio de mi historia con

CD: Magnum - Kingdom Of Madness
From: petermexico13 Date: May 3, 2016 at 15:55
A good introduction for one of the best bands from UK, Magnum always shows quality over quantity, the improved 2 cd versión is great, playing different styles. Maybe it requires 2 ó spins. Magnum has sido uno de mis grupos favoritos desde que los conocí allá por 1986, desde entonces he buscado adquirir todo su catálogo y jamás me ha decepcionado. Sin duda este es un grupo que disfruta el hacer las cosas con calidad y a su manera, No muy conocidos fuera de Europa pero seguro tienen muy fieles seguidores. Desde México un gran saludo a Magnum y siguiéndolos desde hace 30 años.

CD: Garrison - The Demo Recordings
From: hair metal again Date: May 3, 2016 at 3:29
sensational band,songs & release!all die hard fans of the genre will realize that this was a fantastic hair metal act from Scotland and overall a crime that wasnt released back in the day!hard rock perfection all the way

CD: 21 Guns - Salute
From: JONBONPIGO Date: May 2, 2016 at 21:03
Standout Track "Knee Deep"...I Highly Recommend to any Hair/Hard Rock Fan...the rest of the songs...are more Journey/Genesis vibe...WHOM I LOVE BY THE WAY...But they are like long lost B-Sides or some such...You might find a Diamond in the Ruff...So if you take anything out of my review...LISTEN TO "KNEE DEEP"

CD: 2 Die 4 - 2 Die 4
From: JONBONPIGO Date: May 2, 2016 at 19:55
Standout Tune is "You Got What It Takes" I find this Top Notch!!....Best of the Rest are "Green With Envy".."How Can You Believe in Love?" & "Emotional Earthquake" Other than the aforementioned "You Got What It Takes" nothing really sticks out as overly memorable...and nothing really sticks out as utterly disposable... You can find all the tunes on YouTube...give a listen for yourselves...ROCK ON!!!

CD: Magnum - The Visitation
From: petermexico13 Date: May 2, 2016 at 19:50
Another great work! Magnum is a great underrated band, never dissapoints, Una de mis bandas favoritas, no voy a decir que es su mejor trabajo pero siempre nos ofrecen calidad y valía en sus composiciones, ya quisieran muchas bandas tener esta calidad después de casi 40 años, en la línea de sus últimos trabajos y como los buenos vinos, ms favoritos son los primero 3 temas, así como Spin like a Wheel y midnight kings. Un placer siempre escuchar cada nuevo trabajo! Gracias Magnum!!

CD: Satanic Rites - No Use Crying
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: May 2, 2016 at 10:16
As the sayin' goes, it can be easily reversed: "Just because you believe it doesn't make it true."

CD: Satanic Rites - No Use Crying
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: May 2, 2016 at 10:14
No question this band's name is a total misnomer. As for bands "practicing what they preach," some do, some don't. Some do it for shock value--particularly in the '80's when it was actually shocking. A band like Watain tries their best to shock in the new millennium, but it's only truly frightening if you're already scared, so to speak. If not, it's just more comicc-book silliness, only with animal blood. As for your quotes, I feel like I'm chatting with Bob Larson circa 1985.

CD: Satanic Rites - No Use Crying
From: MetalllianStallion Date: May 2, 2016 at 7:56
ANGUS YOUNG, lead guitarist for AC-DC, admitted that something takes control of the band during their concerts: “...it’s like I’m on automatic pilot. By the time we’re halfway through the first number someone else is steering me. I’m just along for the ride. I become possessed when I get on stage” (Hit Parader, July 1985, p. 60). “I really wish I knew why I’ve done some of the things I’ve done over the years. I don’t know if I’m a medium for some outside source. Whatever it is, frankly, I hope it’s not what I think it is—Satan” (OZZY OSBOURNE, Hit Parader, February 1978, p. 24). Glen Tipton of JUDAS PRIEST says, “I just go crazy when I go onstage … it’s like someone else takes over my body” (Hit Parader, Fall 1984, p. 6). Check out the book " The Illuminati in Hollywood" shows exactly how Hollywood uses celebrities and entertainment as a powerful propaganda tool to shape our culture, attitudes, behaviors, and to promote corrupt government policies and programs.

CD: Satanic Rites - No Use Crying
From: MetalllianStallion Date: May 2, 2016 at 7:45
Doghouse, my keyboards reference was to the style of music this band plays as with such a over the top band name it's all bark, no bite. Exhibit A: playlist samples.. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/satanicrites2 I'm sure you would agree that you will find a abundance of "Satan/devil references in song titles/lyrics on Brutal Metal compared to HH. According to memory I think you hang with atheist/agnostic beliefs. But I'm sure you would agree that alot of these death/Satanic metal bands practice what they preach, as the sayin' goes "just because you don't believe in something, doesn't mean that it doesn't exist". I think Satan leans toward the Organ as the preferred 666 instrument of choice playing Enochian Keys. Does the devil write the best songs? Ezekiel 28:13 hints that Satan was involved with music in Heaven. Many musicians have spoke of experiences of being possessed on stage during a performance (see other post for quotes).

CD: Vinnie Vincent - Vinnie Vincent Invasion
From: Axe Slinger Date: May 1, 2016 at 6:48
Nearly everything DR said; I feel too. However, I loved this freaking disc in '85 and my buddies and I would leave the school parking lot ripping "Boyz Are Gonna Rock" and "Shoot You Full of Love" nearly everyday. I know it's a 30 year debate but Mark Slaughter did a recent interview and confirmed that Vinnie did NOT slow anything down in the recording process. He was a dick and they chopped takes but nothing was ever slowed. I still listen to this once every couple of years.

CD: FM - Metropolis
From: 123charpenay Date: May 1, 2016 at 4:29
not their best record.this cd have not the level of "tough it out" and "heroes and vilains".we have several fillers track 2 a poor a o r song without interest and emotion,track 4 a hard rocking song the end of this song is really bad,track 11 a poor bluesy ballad track 13 a slow and long(too long)song and track 14 ,the japan bonus track a very average a o r song.nevertheless the others nine song are excellent.track 5 is a short but beautiful instrumental,tracks 3.6.8 and 12 are top class a o r songs,tracks 7.9 and 10 are really excellent.for make short i recommand this cd cause the good is superior to the bad.

CD: Vinnie Vincent - Vinnie Vincent Invasion
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 30, 2016 at 21:33
The second most out-fucking-rageous glam-metal album of the '80's (I just gave you the hands-down winner if you're paying attention). Everything about this disc is just so overblown, from the impossibly booming drums (even by '80's standards--they had to work extremely hard to get that sound, too), to the maniacal shrieking of an ex-Journey singer (who knew he had it in him?) to the former Kiss Pharaoh's utterly insane guitar-playing. The songs themselves epitomize excess in every way too, largely dispensing with innuendo and glorying in their complete brainlessness. It's the kind of music that can only be equated with angry neighbors screaming through the walls and the police banging on the door--not that you can hear them over this racket. Sure, Vinnie's a shredder, but at the end of "Animal," he makes shredding sound as stupid as humanly possible.

CD: Faith and Desire - Heavy Mellow
From: Marcel Torres Date: April 30, 2016 at 9:41
If you expect what you heard in the previous one, forget it. Forget the eletric guitars and the exciting musichianship. Not really really bad, but nothing extraordinary as well. Not even close to be honest. This is only for you who likes quiet and acoustics songs. If this is not your case, avoid it.

CD: Shiraz Lane - For Crying Out Loud
From: dudemetal Date: April 29, 2016 at 22:11
I really like the music but the singer's voice just kinda kills it for me...

CD: Y and T - Contagious
From: Doug Date: April 29, 2016 at 18:23
For me, their best album.

CD: Y and T - Contagious
From: 123charpenay Date: April 29, 2016 at 16:46
i can add to be very honest that tracks 4 and 10 are some fillers.but the rest is top class american hard rock with exceptional choruses .you ll sing these super choruses under your shower.

CD: Find Me - Dark Angel
From: Doug Date: April 29, 2016 at 15:29
Just picked this up, with every spin am enjoying it more. "Forever" is so far my favorite tune.

CD: Steel Panther - Live From Lexxi's Mom's Garage
From: Doug Date: April 29, 2016 at 11:41
I think these guys as musicians stand up to anyone, Starr and Satchel in particular, but I continue to struggle with their "schtick." Listening to this album it's just so hard getting into it - if they are not going to be serious why should we, sort of feeling...

CD: Human Temple - Insomnia
From: 123charpenay Date: April 28, 2016 at 13:57
i can add to be very honest that this jewel is far better than crystal blue "detour".their best realise so far.

CD: Mallet - Everybody Needs Somebody
From: hair metal again Date: April 28, 2016 at 8:54
excellent debut for MALLET and one of the best indies out of the German scene!guitar driven commercial hard rock music with pretty good songs and an easy attitude all over!"mr boogie","everybody needs somebody" and "strangers in the night" are the highlights of this highly recommended one

CD: Satanic Rites - No Use Crying
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 28, 2016 at 7:53
Stallion, you and I may have deep theological differences, but one thing i truly believe is that Satan most definitely plays keyboards. Talk about "instruments of the devil"--they're one of his favorites!

CD: Steel Panther - Live From Lexxi's Mom's Garage
From: MetalllianStallion Date: April 28, 2016 at 7:47
Have their fans been demanding acoustic Panther? "The Burden of Being Wonderful" even has a musical ensemble (string instruments, i.e., violins, violas, cellos) of chicks. Instead of the line "we're big in Japan", in Panther's case it would be Australia as Ausi's must love potty mouth humor as their last album charted at #2 while it went LEAD in the states. But first let's address the elephant in the room. I'm referring to the album cover of Miss cherry pie herself (Bobbi Brown) which you probably don't recognize after 25 years of bad desert road/meth. Rocker chicks aging badly is nothing new, as unless she's getting Warrant royalties from former husband Jani Lane her other source of income is milking out cheesy bio's about her days on the strip. Steel Panther - "The Burden of Being Wonderful" (from 'Live from Lexxi's Mom's Garage') https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJxEFNBuPqs Rocker groupies aren't what they use to be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAKgMdsacnc

CD: Guns N' Roses - Live Era '87 - '93
From: MetalllianStallion Date: April 28, 2016 at 6:14
G N R Live Era (2016) with 3/5 of the original band arrived out here in LA LA land a couple weeks ago at Coachella which I wouldn't be caught dead at. It's primarily full of hipsters/trendies as this festival used to cater to indie rock/pop bands but now they throw in a few rockers occasionally,tickets $300-400. I found it hilarious that since G N R was reportedly getting 8 million per show that Axl said the show must go on as "GIMPS N ROSES" - Rose Has Fallen (And Can't Get Up).Rose managed to make it all the way to the first night of the U.S. reunion tour before his frail, bloated bod gave in, resulting in a broken foot. Rose was gifted a Game of Thrones Iron Throne by Dave Grohl, who gimped out the rest of a Foo Fighters’ tour last year. Rose is supposed to be joining AC/DC as their replacement lead singer to finish out their U.S tour following the GnR dates. Some say his voice was much better because Axl didn't move the entire show from his wheel chair LMAO. Where's IZZY?

CD: Guns N' Roses - Live Era '87 - '93
From: MetalllianStallion Date: April 28, 2016 at 6:12
G N R Live Era (2016) with 3/5 of the original band arrived out here in LA LA land a couple weeks ago at Coachella which I wouldn't be caught dead at. It's primarily full of hipsters/trendies as this festival used to cater to indie rock/pop bands but now they throw in a few rockers occasionally,tickets $300-400. I found it hilarious that since G N R was reportedly getting 8 million per show that Axl said the show must go on as "GIMPS N ROSES" - Rose Has Fallen (And Can't Get Up).Rose managed to make it all the way to the first night of their U.S. reunion tour before his frail, bloated bod gave in, resulting in a broken foot. Rose was gifted a Game of Thrones Iron Throne by Dave Grohl, who gimped out the rest of a Foo Fighters’ tour last year. Rose is supposed to joining AC/DC as their replacement lead singer to finish out their U.S tour following the GnR dates. Some say his voice was much better because Axl didn't move the entire show from his wheel chair LMAO Where's IZZY?

CD: Satanic Rites - No Use Crying
From: MetalllianStallion Date: April 28, 2016 at 5:50
New genre for this band: "Mediocre Metal", as the label Cult Metal Classics should be shot for this band's promotion/categorization. Total mismatch band name/album cover(SATAN doesn't use KEYBOARDS). This is a chick fronted hard rock/AORish band as is their previous release "Which Way The Wind Blows" (1985). Forgettable stuff that the reaper needs to re-bury.

CD: Thin Lizzy - Live and Dangerous
From: petermexico13 Date: April 27, 2016 at 19:48
One of the best Rock albums of all time!. This is a masterpiece for any hard rock fan. La experiencia de escuchar a Thin Lizzy en vivo en su mejor época, es uno de esos discos que no te puedes perder!

CD: Thin Lizzy - Renegade
From: petermexico13 Date: April 27, 2016 at 19:37
Thin Lizzy rules! Another great álbum!, We miss Phil, one of the real true Heroes! Renegade refleja la música de Thin Lizzy buscando adaptarse a la nueva década sin perder sus raíces, "Hollywood" y "Angel of Death" son tal vez sus mejores canciones, pero como en cualquier otro álbum de esta banda la coherencia y la buena hechura de las canciones está presente a todo lo largo y ancho del disco. Cuánta falta nos haces Phil!, tu música seguirá siendo recordada y venerada por generaciones.

CD: The Georgia Satellites - Georgia Satellites
From: Evil Rick Date: April 27, 2016 at 18:07
Battleship Chains and Golden Light are the winners on here for me

CD: Bulletboys - Freakshow
From: CC Date: April 27, 2016 at 7:25
It may seem strange to some, but I will always say this is my favourite BB album, with Za Za coming in second. The debut had some great songs on it, but overall it was far too generic. On this one though they took far more risks with songs that were a little more unique. Yes they still had that VH vibe, but songs like THC Groove and Hell yeah took a totally different track, and for me are two of their best songs. Not as party hearty as Smooth up in ya, but have a cool as fuck groove to them.

CD: REO Speedwagon - Good Trouble
From: hair metal again Date: April 27, 2016 at 5:47
excellent release by REO SPEEDWAGON and probably their best in my book!more guitar oriented and for me the highlight is mr Richrath that shines in this one!a must have for everyone

CD: Faith and Desire - Faith and Desire
From: Marcel Torres Date: April 27, 2016 at 0:28
I honestly couldn't understand the negative comments here. For me that's the exactly way that a Funky/Groove Hard Rock has to be. I dindn't find any real filler in this one. All I could hear was a very rich musichianship, an energetic dancing rythm section, a refined musical technique by all members, and a natural, strong and spontaneous vocals (the greatest highlight here! Gary Gillespie is undoubtedly a great singer). And all of it in a very clean and excellent production. Don't expect necessarily catch chorus or crisp ballads. That's not the point here. This album gets you by all the others adjectives I have listed above. No mistakes in any song. Trust, this is fucking good album!

CD: The Treatment - Generation Me
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 26, 2016 at 19:25
Decent and catchy modern Hard Rock album...tracks 5(with a little bit an AOR flavour),6,7,9 & 12(probably the real highlight of the album and which is a cover of a band called Hurricane Party)are the ones for me...82/100

CD: Hybrid Ice - No Rules
From: 123charpenay Date: April 26, 2016 at 13:19
i can add that track 5 "secret dreams" is present on 7800° farenheit,the second bon jovi realise.

CD: Hybrid Ice - No Rules
From: 123charpenay Date: April 26, 2016 at 13:18
the drawing on the front cover is horrible ,limit ridiculous.it s the lone weak point of this masterpiece.in the start of the ninethies,i ve read in "rock time" french magazine,that this record was one of the best a o r indie realise ever,but they says that this cd was a real raritie very very hard to find in france.almost impossible.one day ,miracle i ve find it in a little used cd shop in lyon.the price was expensive ,150 francs(22 euro now)but it s a crime to miss this jewel.in this time ,no internet it was impossible to listen this cd before buying.the lone very small chance to catch this cd was to go in paris ,on champs elysées ,at the virgin megastore.but i m living in lyon at 500 kms to paris.so i take the risk to put 22 euro on a used cd that i ve never listen one minute of music.i ve never regret my choice.each song of this fantastic realise is a monument.the production and the sound are clear like crystal water.the two singers are different but no trouble they are excellent!!

CD: If Only - No Bed of Roses
From: 123charpenay Date: April 26, 2016 at 12:59
maybe the best female fronted aor record ever!!!!!!!!exceptional!!!!!!

CD: Lita Ford - Greatest Hits
From: CC Date: April 23, 2016 at 19:03
This was a strange, but welcome compilation released not long after "The best of". Where as best of got a world wide release, Greatest hits was only for the American market. While over all her biggest hits all appeared on best of, this one had three of those songs (Kiss me deadly was one of them obviously), and a bunch of other album tracks rather than singles. Unsurprisingly due to record labels being different, there was nothing either of them from the first two albums, just Lita onwards. What makes this a more interesting compilation as well, is that it actually got an unreleased track added to it, albeit a cover song. When so many compilations end up with the same track listing, it was good to see two compilations with vastly different songs on them.

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: edukiki Date: April 23, 2016 at 4:26
jajajjaj, hello 123charpenay, not french, i am spanish, since 42 years old jajaja, thank you

CD: Ted Poley - Smile
From: edukiki Date: April 23, 2016 at 4:12
Buen álbum pero, la verdad que Ted poley todo lo que ha publicado fuera de Danger Danger es bastante flojo, le falta fuerza, garra y bastantes mejores canciones, supongo que por supuesto será una cuestión de músicos y sobre todo compositores, y en Danger Danger pues los hay de nivel

CD: The Defiants - The Defiants
From: Axe Slinger Date: April 22, 2016 at 18:39
Just like Treat, this is a very good disc for 2016. While To ME, Treat's "Ghost of Graceland" is better however The Defiant's has a lot to like. There is a lot of familiar Danger Danger mixed with Paul Laine's solo music here. I do prefer the sound of Rob Marcello's guitar as it has so much punch to it. Some of the music is a little more simplistic but still fun and full of harmonies and melodies. Tracks 6,7, and 8 pull down the disc a bit but still pretty good. I believe both will be top 5 for a lot of people in 2016. 9.2 / 10

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: 123charpenay Date: April 22, 2016 at 16:44
hello edukiki my friend.yes marks on melodic rock are very fancy full.i ve not the pretention to be a god in marks about melodic rock but offer 99 and 98 to treat and the defiants it s the summum of the demoralize.your name sound a little french?i m curious where do you come from?good week end from the best wine and the best cheese and the best bread of the world.

CD: Chris Ousey - Dream Machine
From: juan carlos Date: April 22, 2016 at 14:49
Good Melodic Rock album, just that for me, BTW I must say that I'm not a big fan of Ousey's voice. Some good moments of tracks like "Gone Long Gone" or "Tearing it all Down" which are my favourite songs, some good solos from the great Tommy Denander. "Flesh on the bone" is the groovy bonus track, just ok song, anyway Good album. 80/100

CD: Blood Red Saints - Speedway
From: hair metal again Date: April 22, 2016 at 2:08
impressive debut for BLOOD RED SAINTS with their sound being def into the FM territory and i can hear some DEF LEEPARD X era influences too!many great songs and hooks and a lot of heart into the music!"it feels a lot like love","best of me","the best thing",'better days " are superb songs!didnt expect it to be so good!

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: edukiki Date: April 21, 2016 at 16:30
yes 123 charpenay, melodic rock site, reviews it depends on the tastes of the moderator, not of quality of disc The Defiants is better tan Treat record,totally Harem Scarem last 10 albums put reviex 100 in all disc, in my opinión none of the last ten disc of harem scarem worth more tan 85, is a second league group, but it mast be that he likes

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: 123charpenay Date: April 21, 2016 at 13:46
yes edukiki i see the mark of 99 for treat and 98 for the defiants on the melodic rock site.it s a joke!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CD: Inglorious - Inglorious
From: hair metal again Date: April 21, 2016 at 5:19
ok debut by INGLORIOUS with excellent musicianship and production ,but the songs could be a lot better ,as i cant find any big songs and i can see some fillers!their sound is somewhere between an updated DEEP PURPLE and WHITESNAKE and i believe that they must be better live than in studio!"high flying gypsy","girl got a gun " and "wake" are the best moments!waiting for their 2nd one

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: edukiki Date: April 21, 2016 at 3:51
I am totally agree with 123charpenay, álbum without craw and soul, melodic rock administrator review 99, this guy has to go to comittee with frontiers records, all the albums the score Wells above its level

CD: Harem Scarem - Thirteen
From: edukiki Date: April 21, 2016 at 3:40
Another bad álbum of harem scarem, and as they go about ten With groups like TREAT, DANGER DANGER, H.E.A.T , W.E.T , HOUSE OF LORDS , HARDLINE, the authentic melodic rock dominators, Harem Scarem is a GROUP OF SECOND DIVISION 1.i think this group don`t have inspiration to compose 2.Or This group not taken his time between records to compose good tracks. Whick makes me thing that this group only interested released albums, independently quality thereof

CD: 38 Special - Flashback
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 20, 2016 at 15:52
A decent compilation but not that exciting(i think that the selection of songs was not the correct one as they left better ones out)..."Like No Other Night" is a killer Southern AOR song by all means and by far the best in here(and one of my all time faves of the act)...tracks 2,4,9,11 & 14 are another fine pieces of music...and from the live EP(i own this Record on vinyl)i take tracks 10 & 13...85/100

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: 123charpenay Date: April 20, 2016 at 13:46
i m fan of this band since the eighties,and i was under the charm about "coup de grace" ,their last exceptional record ;what fantastic come back.of course i was very excited about the fact that they offer us a new record.like for the defiants ,finally it s a deception."ghost of graceland" don t hooked me.this new record have not the spark of class of "coup de grace".not a bad record ,an ok realise,consistant and very decent but ...not more.

CD: The Defiants - The Defiants
From: 123charpenay Date: April 20, 2016 at 13:37
i m totally agree with swedish rocker.i was very impress and excited when i had listening the advance of "love and bullets" and "when the lights go down".these two songs are really excellent.i admit honestly that i m disapointed about the other songs of this album.the rest of the cd is great ,no more.nothing special ,nothing extraordinary.the other songs don t hooked me specialy.the recipe here is a good production,a very great singer and some brilliant musicians,but they forget the main ingrediant :some super songs!!!!!!!!!!

CD: Stage Dolls - Commandos
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: April 20, 2016 at 12:13
I realize that a LOT of time has passed but if someone is still looking for the Commandos" Cd there are a FEW right now on e-bay. Maybe its their re-issue. Keep It Rockin' And Long Live Metal!

CD: The Defiants - The Defiants
From: Swedish Rocker Date: April 20, 2016 at 11:35
Meh. Another highly disappointing album. It starts promising, with Love and Bullets and When the Lights Go Down, but after that almost everything is just too soft and boring. Hoping for something similar to Danger Danger's Cockroach album was probably a mistake.

CD: The Defiants - The Defiants
From: edukiki Date: April 20, 2016 at 8:46
Autenticos dominadores del rock melódico estos músicos, o mejor llamados o conocidos como DANGER DANGER, todos sus discos excepto DAWN (época grunge), soy autenticas obras de arte, son los dominadores totalmente del genero desde el año 1989 hasta este 2016 Con discazos muy variados en cuanto a sonido y musicalmente hablando, y eso sol se consigue con músicos de primer nivel BRUNO RAVEL(autentico líder del grupo) PAUL LAINE (la voz personificada, que cantante) ANDY TIMMONS (que decir de este guitarrista de los mejores del mundo, según una revista japonesa especializada en guitarristas) ROB MARCELLO (otro magnifico guitarrista ) TED POLEY (cantante con una voz perfecta para este género)

CD: Market Field - Progress
From: Leykis101 Date: April 20, 2016 at 8:40
does anybody actually really have this disc? or was someone just really eager to get it put up because its been on ebay for nauseating amounts of money, yet nobodys seems to even know what it is, sorry, to fuck people in the ass on price, you at least gotta have some people who have heard the fucking thing, I mean whoever submitted it couldnt even come up with the band members, which tells me more then likely, they dont have the disc, unless the off chance the band names arent in it, for that price they better have names, and lyrics! sorry, theres just nothing anywhere about this disc, especially to justify the price, just being rare doesnt mean your ever going to unload it for triple digits, someone, whoever owns this, needs to post some samples, or some shit on youtube, so we hear the mystery rip off disc, pay 4 bills to find out it fucking blows, fuck that, somebody whos heard this fucker say a few words, please!!

CD: Trixter - Human Era
From: hair metal again Date: April 20, 2016 at 5:24
very good release by TRIXTER ,a band that always had the talent of writing catchy,commercial hard rock tunes and satisfying the fans!many good moments like "midnight in your eyes",'rocking to the edge of the night" and "soul of a lovin man"!been with them since day 1 and it feels good still being together after so many years

CD: Four Horsemen - Four Horsemen
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 19, 2016 at 22:25
Cool little EP, with flashes of the dirty genius to come. It feels a little like a demo, though. "Highschool Rock N'Roller" is very similar to "Welfare Boogie," right down to the pregnant pauses, so that's half the disc right there.

CD: Four Horsemen - Nobody Said It Was Easy
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 19, 2016 at 22:17
... about a chick he knows he shouldn't miss, and ends the affair hungover, blue and just praying for something to make him feel better. Rowdy enough to please the party monsters, yet comfortable enough to slip into light-to-medium rotation on rock radio. Loud enough to enrage the whole block, but tuneful enough to sing along. What a fuckin' gem of a record!

CD: Four Horsemen - Nobody Said It Was Easy
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 19, 2016 at 22:13
In a way, you would almost think Dana Strum produced this thing, because much like Stick It To Ya, as welll as the Kik Tracee and Sister Whiskey albums he did, the songs run one right into the next with little or no pause, and the landscape is littered with sound effects. People whoop and clap at the end of the title track. The band unceremoniously drop their instruments after "Wanted Man." "Moonshine" has a shotgun blast, sirens, and a helicopter as well as other less identifiable noise, and Frank C. singing through the phone from jail (don't know if that rumor's true, but I hope it is). Nobody Said It Was Easy is in my short list of all-time greats, and like the first junkyard disc, a spiritual first cousin, occupies a permanent place on my phone. Frank goes from singing world-weary hard-luck truth on the title track, to screaming about the glorious rock 'n' roll life, praises fresh country air, looks for trouble (along with a piece of ass and a cheeseburger), croons plaintively abou

CD: Blue Oyster Cult - Extraterrestrial Live
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 19, 2016 at 13:23
Lovely live release!!!...a legend of a band that i had the chance of seing live in late 80's ...tracks 6,7(great The Doors cover),10,11,12 & 13 are fantastic songs...recommended album eyes closed...87/100

CD: Knock Out Kaine - Cruel Britannia
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 19, 2016 at 13:09
A cool EP by this modern Hard Rock act which i quite like it..."Copperhead Road" this Steve Earl cover is the one i liked the most because they made it sound like an Aerosmith one ..."Cruel Britannia" & "Love the Way You Hate" are also good catchy cuts...nothing to really jump outta bed but at least enjoyable which is what it really counts.70/100

CD: Dio - Anthology Volume Two
From: i****i Date: April 19, 2016 at 8:41
R.I.P.

CD: Lita Ford - Time Capsule
From: CC Date: April 19, 2016 at 5:04
Supposedly a collection of previously unreleased tracks, but tracks 2 to 5 have all been released before, with the first three all being from the Black album and track 5 being from the Edgeplay soundtrack. I have not really played them back to back, so cannot say for sure whether they are different recordings though (cannot remember if Where will I find my heart, was a duet before, but it is now). All that said, being "unreleased" songs, this album does have a classic Lita sound for sure, but unsurprisingly, nothing on here screams classic. Certainly a worthy addition to her catalogue but would have been better if it had not included those 4 songs that were released in the past.

CD: Last In Line - Heavy Crown
From: hair metal again Date: April 19, 2016 at 4:50
pretty good debut for LAST IN LINE with great vocal work by Freeman and decent musicianship by the rest of this all star band!Viv performs well and shows he s capable of providing good riffs except superb solos!the songs are remarkable and def in a more updated DIO vibe!"devil in me","starmaker","blame it on me" and "heavy crown " are the highlights !good stuff

CD: Blackfoot - Rick Medlocke and Blackfoot
From: 123charpenay Date: April 18, 2016 at 13:14
hum totally different from blackfoot.rick medlocke have always his superb voice,the production is excellent with a very clear sound.tracks 1 ,2 and 7 are excellent ,yes....but the other songs are very very average.the seven others songs don t hooked me at all,even if i m open mind and i have absoluty nothing when southern rockers plays a o r.but these songs are really too weak!!!!!

CD: The Defiants - The Defiants
From: edukiki Date: April 18, 2016 at 6:00
My Review 9,9

CD: The Defiants - The Defiants
From: edukiki Date: April 18, 2016 at 5:58
Album perfecto de rock melódico, creo que va a ser lo mejor de el año 2016, tres genios juntos, Paul Laine, Bruno Ravel, Rob Marcello (When Lights Goes Down) canción matadora, Waiting In A Heartbreak , impresionante Save me Tonight impecable balada, creo que es un álbum sin ninguna canción floja, totalmente recomendable

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: Axe Slinger Date: April 17, 2016 at 19:42
....harmonies, memorable lyrics and choruses and a production that punches you in the throat and that is what GoG did to me. 9.5/10.

CD: Treat - Ghost Of Graceland
From: Axe Slinger Date: April 17, 2016 at 19:40
Up front, I'm a HUGE fan of Treat. Being in the US, I didn't know about them until about '98. When they announced that Coup de Grace would be the last disc, I was truly bummed as I thought that disc was the best from start to finish in the last 20 years and there have been some great ones. With that said, I have been anticipating GoG since I heard they were going to record again. I'll have to live with it a bit longer to see how it really compares with CdG but after 3 spins, I think the back half of CdG is a bit better but not by much. Actually, I think the strength of "Life to Die For" from CdG may be the difference maker to me. Just a tremendous song. While "Together Alone" is good, and Anders sings well, it not at the level of "Life to Die For". The rest of GoG is just high class, smart hard rock with wonderful sing-along choruses on most of the songs. With a lot of simplistic hard rock being recorded today, it is always a great pleasure to put on a new disc that is full of lush har

CD: Vince Neil - Carved In Stone
From: JONBONPIGO Date: April 16, 2016 at 20:46
OK....Here Goes...I'm listening to Full CD & Grading at same time...Grading as 80's early 90's Hair Metal Fan...I fully understand this was the time of stripped down Grungeish fare...If any song should be worthy of the era (AKA...top notch Non Hair Metal material)...I will comment accordingly... 1. Breakin' In The Gun (RUBBISH!!!) 2. The Crawl(RUBBISH!!!) 3. One Way (RUBBISH!!!) 4. Black Promises (RUBBISH!!!) 5. Skylar's Song (4 outta 10..filler back in the day) 6. Make U Feel (4+...Not..Hair Metal, but could appeal to some..give a listen) 7. Writing On The Wall (4+...Not..Hair Metal, but could appeal to some..give a listen) 8. Find A Dream (RUBBISH!!!) 9. One Less Mouth To Feed (4+...Not..Hair Metal, but could appeal to some..give a listen) 10. The Rift (4+..Not..Hair Metal, but could appeal to some..give a listen) OVERALL (3 OUTTA 10)...NOT ONE SONG I EVER NEED TO HEAR AGAIN.........VERY FORGETTABLE....I'VE ACTUALLY FORGOTTEN IT MULTIPLE TIMES ROCK ON!!!

CD: Reckless Love - InVader
From: Axe Slinger Date: April 16, 2016 at 15:18
Unfortunately, I feel the same. For me, RL does have a lot to like when you add all releases together but there is a lot of fluff / filler that just keeps them in neutral for me. Most of it is lyrical. I just can't get into a lot of the songs simply because of the lyrical content. I do like Ollie's vocals and Pepe's guitar abilities but they just need to up their game a bit.

CD: Reckless Love - InVader
From: Swedish Rocker Date: April 16, 2016 at 6:22
Disappointing album. Some decent songs, but nothing that comes close to the best songs on previous albums. Most of the time it's just some boring fluffy, toothless pop-rock. This band needs to make up their mind about what kind of music they want to play.

CD: Aldo Nova - Twitch
From: 123charpenay Date: April 14, 2016 at 13:41
this record is the perfect follow up of "subject".excellent hard f m ,excellent mix of guitars and keyboards on very great songs.ok there is nevertheless some fillers in between."twich" for example.

CD: Aldo Nova - Subject
From: 123charpenay Date: April 14, 2016 at 13:37
no doubt ,this second realise is better than his debut album.aldo nova is a maniac of strange instrumental songs.(track 1.2 and 3).the cd start at track 4 ,and here good surprise we discover a very great hard fm ,more mature more smart than his first realise.ok the end of the record ,track 12.13 and 14 are very very average.

CD: Aldo Nova - Aldo Nova
From: 123charpenay Date: April 14, 2016 at 13:31
sorry ,"under the gun" a very great song.the other songs sound dated and amateur.nevertheless i can say that aldo nova is an excellent guitarist.

CD: Aldo Nova - Aldo Nova
From: 123charpenay Date: April 14, 2016 at 13:29
only three songs find grace at my eyes."fantasy" a smash hit wich reminds me my youth,cause in the start of eighties french radios plays this super song many many times."heart to heart" the best song of the album ,a top class song."under the gun",

CD: Jamilya - Over the Edge
From: Doug Date: April 13, 2016 at 15:45
Be honest with you, had never heard of these guys, but the reviews above are good. Now on my want list.

CD: Jamilya - Over the Edge
From: hair metal again Date: April 13, 2016 at 12:30
pretty good debut for JAMILYA a band that performs hard rock with a slight heavy edge!the sound,the musicianship the songs are ok ,but cant find something exceptional!maybe the vocals in "i will remember you " is something special and you need to hear that!overall a decent one!

CD: AOR - The Color of L.A.
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: April 13, 2016 at 11:52
just listen to benedict canyon and kimberly and you'll see how awesome this album is. Very enjoyable. check it out. 80/100

CD: The Treatment - This Might Hurt
From: hair metal again Date: April 12, 2016 at 8:39
pretty good debut for THE TREATMENT and i think that Doghouse Reilly hits the spot with his words and you get a real good idea what these guys do!everything is in a certain level and they sound familiar ,but can t find anything blowminding!at least they dont pretend to be rockers like many new bands do!nice little addition to my collection

CD: Pat Benatar - Precious Time
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 10, 2016 at 15:01
Deecent album by Pat ..."Promises In The Dark" is the best cut in here and one of her all times best ones...tracks 4,6,7 & 8 are in my book as well...83/100

CD: Thin Lizzy - Renegade
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 10, 2016 at 14:59
Nice album with a more subtle sound...tracks "Renegade"(which strongly reminds me of Chris Rea or even Chris De Burgh in the feel)& "Hollywood (Down On Your Luck)" are my faves...cuts 1,4 & 9(AORish) are also fine ones...84/100

CD: May-Linn - May-Linn
From: Delbert Date: April 10, 2016 at 12:37
Oh....and the hints of NWOBHM mentioned above are definitely there!!!!

CD: May-Linn - May-Linn
From: Delbert Date: April 10, 2016 at 12:36
I've had this CD for many years and seeing this post, decided to have a listen. I have to agree with the favorable comments above......There's plenty of attitude, power and emotion; guitarist Jens Damm plays monstrous and in-your-face but stays melodic. There's great hooks, just the right amount of keys, guitar driven, slick, layered sound adding to the power and melody. Their sound is definitely in the vein of fellow Danes, PRETTY MAIDS which isn't at all bad!!!

CD: Wild Dogs - Reign Of Terror
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 9, 2016 at 23:38
Solid HM album with and as i wrote back in 2005 with a great vocalist called Michael Furlong(later he became an AOR interpretour )...tracks 1,2,3,5(the best cut)& 8 are in my book...recommended album...85/100

CD: Grim Reaper - Fear No Evil
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 9, 2016 at 23:34
Good album of typical British Heavy Metal...a band that deserved more back then...track "Fear No Evil" is the best of the album IMHO...some other good rocking moments are tracks 2,4,5 & 6...enjoyable stuff...85/100

CD: Madam X - We Reserve the Right
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 9, 2016 at 23:22
A blasting release of pure Hard Rock/Heavy Metal with an edgy sound,the band somehow managed to be exposed on TV most likely because of the Petrucci sisters' wild performance,i believe,but also because they delivered cuts that could be catalogued as "commercial"...tracks 1,2,5(great guitar solo!),6 & 11 are delightful by all means...recommended stuff...88/100

CD: Kansas - The Best of Kansas
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 9, 2016 at 23:16
Very pleasant compilation with songs that range from the early Pomp Prog Rock the band delivered to the AOR sound of mid 80's...tracks 1,3,4,6,9 & 10 are the ones for me.85/100

CD: W.A.S.P. - Golgotha
From: dany69 Date: April 8, 2016 at 21:31
So agree with MetalllianStallion !!!! Best comment Dude,,,why not some shows with stryper,,,!!! after all,,,Those 2 albums is the best of the last years,,,,Stryper And W.A.s.P. Great Package Deal,,,,,

CD: Love On Ice - Nude
From: dudemetal Date: April 8, 2016 at 20:23
These guys actually remind me a lot of Love/Hate with some Janes Addiction a dash of Saigon Kick... Pretty good overall and definitely worth owning for the low price it commands, if you're a fan of the above mentioned bands.

CD: Marchello - Destiny
From: hair metal again Date: April 8, 2016 at 8:37
pretty good release by MARCHELLO ,that could be better with the guitars more adjusted to the songs and a bit better songs!don t get me wrong this is good and i can hear some MALMSTEEN,LOUDNESS,TRIUMPH in it but overall it gets lost somewhere."brown eyes",'tight pants","what if" and "love begins again" the best moments!get it if you can find it in a decent price

CD: Europe - The Final Countdown
From: MetalllianStallion Date: April 8, 2016 at 6:03
Unless you’re living under a(hard) rock, chances are you have seen that GEICO commercial that shows "Europe" in a lunch room singing the “The Final Countdown”. I noticed the band was playing locally at a club a few months back as I guess with that commercial's notoriety the band has had somewhat of a resurgence in popularity. That re-recorded version of ‘The Final Countdown’ hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts last October 2015, as that single was #1 back in the day in 1987 in half the world, but not in the U.S. I would be curious how much in copyright $ the band has been paid for that song being played in endless NBA, NHL arenas, as well as ringtones,video games,ect. I had this album as a kid and liked several songs but was never a big fan. Their last decade of releases with a harder edge sound isn't that catchy IMO, but any band that can survive 3 decades + deserves props. For good luck in the future the band should all get GECKO tattoos (henna just in case they lose the Geico gig)

CD: Bonfire - Pearls
From: MetalllianStallion Date: April 8, 2016 at 5:12
Guitarist Hans Ziller is the only original member left of Bonfire and this release is uncalled for as it adds nothing to the original versions along with the rocky-er cover of "Sweet Home Alabama" and Banglore Choir "Loaded Gun". The track selection, with 9 of the 11 originals come from just 2 albums. 5 tracks appear from 2001’s ‘Strike Ten’ album: ‘Strike Back’; ‘Down to Atlanta’; ‘Under Blue Skies’; ‘Diamonds in the Rough’ and ‘Good Time Rock ‘N Roll’ and 4 from 1999’s ‘Fuel to the Flames’: ‘Proud of my Country’; ‘Heat in the Glow’; ‘Don’t Go Changing Me’ and ‘Can’t Stop Rocking’.David Reece is spreading himself a little thin as most of the bands he has fronted in the last couple years have had mediocre releases at best, including this one of course. He and Ziller should have used a different name if the wanted to form a project. I assume Ziller owns the publishing rights for vintage Bonfire releases as that's the only thing that makes sense for this release.

CD: Storyteller - Corridor Of Windows
From: 123charpenay Date: April 7, 2016 at 12:15
the production of this record is not extraordinary.musically storyteller deliver prog/pomp/aor music in the vein of asia(track 1) or artica for example.even if storyteller plays a smart music,this album don t hooked me cause i m not very sensible to this kind of melodicrock.track 9 "never" is the best song of the cd ,this song outclass the others.track 13 the japan bonus track,is a rocking song.it s a bad song ,a filler.nevertheless the japan import is very very rare and very expensive.

CD: Nashville Pussy - Say Something Nasty
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 6, 2016 at 21:53
Say Something Nasty always beringsback not-so-great memories of the summer of 2002: woman troubles, no air-conditioning, a huge trash-bag full of empty beer cans. So in a way, it was the prerfect environment to be blaring Nashville Pussy pretty much nonstop. It's the closest my life ever came to resembling one of their songs. I even dedicated "Drunk Daddy" to the troublesome woman ("I'm so tired of provin' you wrong every goddamn day / Wanna find the man that started it all, gonna make that fucker pay.") It wasn't the knockout I'd intended, but it got the point across. Their lyrics are hilarious--if you're not actually living them.

CD: Nashville Pussy - From Hell To Texas
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 6, 2016 at 21:35
... as always, and the production makes them very understandable, which has not always been the case.

CD: Nashville Pussy - From Hell To Texas
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 6, 2016 at 21:34
I'm a giant fan of this band and have been since I heard "I'm The Man" on the StrangeLand soundtrack (and "You're Goin' Down" on a late-night metal show on the radio). These guys always cheer me up when I feel blue. Having said that, if I were to rank alll six albums, From Hell To Texas would be second from the bottom. I do enjoy it, and several songs are top-notch (namely "Speed Machine," "Lazy Jesus," "I'm So High," "Give Me A Hit Before I Go" and the title track) there are parts of the disc that just don't seem to add up--something just feels off. "Ain't Your Business," "Dead Men Can't Get Drunk" and "Pray For The Devil" and even "Stone Cold Down" just aren't very catchy (except for the very Billy Gibbons guitar lines on the latter song). In a way, it's actually less satisfying than Let Them Eat Pussy, my least favorite, because From Hell To Texas lacks the what-the-fuck-is-this novelty of the debut. I dunno, the disc just hasn't grown on me that much. The lyrics are a trip as alway

CD: W.A.S.P. - Golgotha
From: dany69 Date: April 6, 2016 at 20:30
2015 Yes !! 2015 and W.A.S.P. is still so great,,so good,,Amazing album,,,,just can't believe that Blackie was with Nikki sixx at the start,,,Sorry i love sooooooooooooo much Motley,so much,,but Blackie is still the best and master of Metal,,,,,No doubt about this,,buy this,,,,,,,

CD: Decoy - Somewhere
From: Delbert Date: April 5, 2016 at 16:34
This band plays nice AOR/melodic rock in the vein of HAYWIRE (Canada) and BROTHER 2 BROTHER (Freedom cd).

CD: Dee Tail - Eye Owe You
From: Delbert Date: April 5, 2016 at 16:32
This is the second indie released from this melodic rock band who have a sound in the vein of TYKETTO and WAYSTED meets a heavier JOURNEY.

CD: Della Street - Faces
From: Delbert Date: April 5, 2016 at 16:31
This band is killer in my opinion and features some very catchy, melodic AOR/hard rock. They remind me of bands like FLYWEIL, WHITE SISTER, BOSTON and REO. The band's singer is a deadringer for the lead singer of WHITE SISTER. There's also some very cool keys on this release.

CD: Delirious - The Original Delirious
From: Delbert Date: April 5, 2016 at 16:29
They play an exciting and impressive style of "melodic glam hard rock". Very unique...it's hard to compare these guys to any particular band. You may hear bits and pieces of other bands such as Joker (Portugal), Eli, Sweet Lips, Taken and KC Rose in their music but they have their own style which makes them very unique. Check out the bitchin' looking front cover of the original if you ever see it. The one shown here is the reissue.... They use some keys in their music which adds a melodic touch to their unique glam hard rock style. I can't say enough about this band.

CD: Sir - Wake Up!
From: Delbert Date: April 5, 2016 at 16:25
German AOR indie with massive keys, big production and solid musicianship. Fans of MADE IN HEAVEN, MUNICH, SEASONS IN COLOR, SURPRISES and NICE N ROUGH should enjoy this

CD: Phantom Reign - No Hope For the Future
From: Delbert Date: April 5, 2016 at 16:23
Cracking melodic metal indie with crunchy guitars and big sound in the vein of a heavier LILLIAN AXE, FATAL VISION and MORIAH.

CD: Firefly - Where You Gonna Run
From: 123charpenay Date: April 5, 2016 at 14:04
very very weak record.keep your money in your pocket.this cd have absoluty no interest.

CD: Desmond Child and Rouge - Runners in the Night
From: 123charpenay Date: April 5, 2016 at 14:01
more rock than the debut,but nothing extraordinary.this cd sound totally dated.not for me.

CD: Desmond Child and Rouge - Desmond Child and Rouge
From: 123charpenay Date: April 5, 2016 at 13:59
one more time totally agree with rick.it s a disco record ,i ve nothing against this music wich reminds me my youth.yes there some touch of a o r (nice) but this cd sound old.

CD: Dear Mr. President - Dear Mr. President
From: 123charpenay Date: April 5, 2016 at 13:52
totally agree with geoff and andi.strange record ,strange singer,strange music.sometimes they looks like a poor version of u 2.absoluty not for me i hate this album.

CD: Aldo Nova - Aldo Nova
From: edwithmj Date: April 4, 2016 at 19:43
This is right up there with some of the best AOR on this site. It's hard to pick a favourite from all the great tracks on this one but catchy Hot Love and the sensational See The Light are songs to which I just keep coming back and back. If you're looking for sleaze or glam, forget it; if you're looking for heavy metal, forget it; but if you're looking for great vocals, wonderful shredding fused with melodic riffs, keyboards and pounding rhythms, then by all means, you won't be disappointed.

CD: Crystal Ball - Time Walker
From: 123charpenay Date: April 4, 2016 at 13:34
very great record from this swiss band.exactly the same recipe than "hellvetia".many catchy songs with big guitars.the drums sound a little too dry at my taste and mark sweeney is not the best singer of the world.nevertheless i recommand this cd ,not essential but very great.

CD: Gemini Five - Babylon Rockets
From: hair metal again Date: April 4, 2016 at 8:17
explosive debut for GEMINI FIVE and def a nice surprise among many average new bands!guitar driven hard rock music with a clear commercial approach without getting cheesy!the musicianship is just ok but the songwriting extremely good!"chemicals between us","babylon rockets","poison envy" and "hitchin a ride" are great songs indeed!need to buy their following ones..

CD: The Treatment - Generation Me
From: Doug Date: April 3, 2016 at 13:30
Agree on Robert Mason comparison. I also hear a hint of the late, great Ray Gillen. Good album, not great, but worth a spin, IMO.

CD: Krokus - Hardware
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 2, 2016 at 21:58
Decent album rather than an exciting one...tracks 1,2,6,7 & 8 are fine rocking songs with that Ac/Dc feel in them but the band has managed,one way or another,to create their very own reputation.70/100

CD: The Treatment - Generation Me
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: April 2, 2016 at 21:58
Mitchell Emms, the new singer, is a dead ringer for Robert Mason, which continues to make the Cry Of Love comparisons eerily apt (despite seeming a little odd on the surface). Anyway, this is still the same high-octane, blues-based hard rock as on the band's first two albums. The differences are mainly of song quality. Some of the choruses on Generation Me seem a little simplistic, the melodies a bit predictable and some lyrics too obvious. Emms has a stronger voice than Matt Jones, but it's less subtle, and he uses a full-bore wail to spice up some otherwise dull choruses. "Bloodsucker" is a good example of all of these flaws working together, but there are still good songs like "The Devil," "Backseat Heartbeat" and my favorite "I Know She Knows." BTW, the bonus track is "Killer," a cover of the very similar-sounding Brit band Hurricane Party (remember them?).

CD: Desmond Child and Rouge - Desmond Child and Rouge
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 2, 2016 at 14:42
As i wrote way back in 2007...this one has more of a Disco Music sound with a bit of Pop/Rock/AOR flavour here and there...not a bad release though kinda a pleasant one instead ...tracks 1,2,4,7(nice)& 9 are in my book...i still hear Meat Loaf somewhere in the music .70/100

CD: Desmond Child and Rouge - Runners in the Night
From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 2, 2016 at 14:37
Yeah in agreement with Harald's comment i would also put a bit of Meat Loaf in it(the cuts where Desmond is the main singer)and about the music well is a classic Melodic Rock/AOR one...tracks 1,2,4,7,8 & 10 are my faves...enjoyable stuff...75/100

CD: The Treatment - Generation Me
From: Swedish Rocker Date: April 2, 2016 at 12:24
Very good album. Especially the first half of it. It is a little weaker in the second half. Not exactly the first time that happens. Considering how hard it seems to be to make an album with 10 or more songs without any dip in quality I'm not too disappointed. And the great songs still outnumber the weaker ones with an acceptable margin

CD: Horyzon - Horyzon
From: Swazi Date: April 1, 2016 at 17:33
Good one! Looking forward to a full CD. Should be interesting!

CD: Hess - Living in Yesterday
From: Eric3 Date: April 1, 2016 at 16:55
Brilliant album. Yes, it's VERY catchy and accessible, but that's not necessarily a bad thing, because these songs are just damn good. It gets better with every listen. Harry's vocal delivery is very genuine and heartfelt. Without the ninth track (which doesn't fit and is, frankly, kind of annoying), this would score in the 90s. Favorite songs: Living in Yesterday, Reach For You (wow is this one catchy!), Nothing Lasts Forever, Where to Run. 89/100

CD: Radioactive - Ceremony Of Innocence
From: hair metal again Date: April 1, 2016 at 11:06
pretty good release for RADIOACTIVE ,def on the TOTO sound and approach!excellent musicianship and vocal performances even though the guitar work isnt at the same level as the rest!"la movies","when you re in love" are the highlights !good stuff

CD: Lillian Axe - One Night in the Temple
From: gooup Date: April 1, 2016 at 9:10
What's better than an intimate evening with your favorite band? This live acoustic set features some new arrangements (the cello in The Day I Met You is killer) and great stories. Fantastic album!

CD: Vinnie Vincent - All Systems Go
From: Chris Z'nuff Date: April 1, 2016 at 7:33
My favorite songs are the brilliant "That Time Of Year", "Love Kills" and "Ashes To Ashes". "Deeper and Deeper" and "Burn" has a great guitar riffs opening. I like Mark Slaughter's voice more then Robert Fleischmann's on debut album. Vinnie's guitar solos are much melodic and he has much less shredding on this album and this is good. The only criticism i have is so many overdubs and effects used on this record.

CD: Vinnie Vincent - Vinnie Vincent Invasion
From: Chris Z'nuff Date: March 31, 2016 at 19:08
Vinnie is excellent songwriter and very good guitar player, but he must control his guitar playing! He kills his good songs with too much shredding! Totally unnecessary! I would especially single out the songs from Side B "Do You Wanna Make Love", "I Wanna Be Your Victim", "Baby-O", "Invasion" and the brilliant "Back On The Streets" is a true treasure. The album would be much better without guitar shredding.

CD: Moxy - Moxy
From: i****i Date: March 31, 2016 at 16:19
Tommy Bolin played on the following:1 Fantasy, 4 Moon Rider, 5 Time To Move On, 6 Still I Wonder, 7 Train, 8 Out Of The Darkness PIP Tommy Bolin.

CD: Skid Row - Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion: Chapter Two
From: Doug Date: March 31, 2016 at 14:49
With ongoing rotation of a lead vocalist and the Skids persistence to just trudge along and play bars and free stages, it's hard to get into them these days. Used to be one of my favorites.

CD: Revolution Saints - Revolution Saints
From: Doug Date: March 31, 2016 at 14:45
Good album, can see why it's on many folks Best of 2015 list. My only slight complaint is the "Del Vecchio" influence. The Saints are three AMAZING talents, with Del Vecchio though, the sound is a bit "fabricated." Aldrich and Blades are restrained; they need to rip it up to shine.

CD: Melidian - Lost in the Wild
From: 123charpenay Date: March 31, 2016 at 14:14
i can add that the sound of this jewel is amazing.chris cade made a wonderful job about the production.unknow band,unknow musicians and producer, but sensational hard melodic rock realise.

CD: Skid Row - Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion: Chapter Two
From: Chris Z'nuff Date: March 31, 2016 at 6:13
Very surprised me this EP! Songs sounds like from Slave to the Grind. The Songs are good and the sound are good too. I'm so glad that Rachel & co. returned to the old Skid Row style. Two covers are ok, but superfluous.

CD: Skid Row - Subhuman Race
From: Chris Z'nuff Date: March 31, 2016 at 5:03
Very disappointing album 4 me! This is grunge era album and i don't like this! This is not a Skid Row that we know. Feels influence bands like Alice Chains and Pantera. Only one song is worth mentioning, this is Into Another. Only in that song recognize old Skid Row. 3.5/10

CD: Rick Springfield - Living in Oz
From: 123charpenay Date: March 30, 2016 at 14:09
the best rick springfield s record.this record is a great american variety rock record.tracks 5 and 10 are very average but the other songs are catchy ,varied and very very great."motel eyes" and " livin in oz" are the best songs of the cd.track 7 "tiger by the tail" is a reggae/rock hit.unfortunately no bonus track on the very rare japan import.

CD: Brian McDonald Group - Voyage
From: hair metal again Date: March 30, 2016 at 8:58
very good pomp rock ,performed in a smooth way with pretty fine musicianship and some remarkable hooks!But on the other hand the songs are missing something and overall the whole thing is a bit over the edge and it gets tiring!interesting release though ,worth buying if you find it cheap

CD: Shy - Shy
From: 123charpenay Date: March 29, 2016 at 12:08
a deception for me.this record is drown under an ocean of keyboards.sometimes they sound metal,sometimes prog ,yes it s a bombastic realise ,too much for me.track 5 "blood on the line" is the best song of the cd ,a top class song ,a hit.the rest don t hooked me.the japan bonus track is a live version of "emergency",very interesting even if the singer lee small is weak and very limited.

CD: Robin - Over All Seven Seas
From: hair metal again Date: March 29, 2016 at 5:07
average keyboard driven hard rock music with no remarkable hooks or songs!the band seems to have a certain approach in terms of songwriting and sound ,but the result is not solid !the vocals are nothing special and the guitars quite in the back!there are plenty of better releases out there!"shadows &lights' is the best song

CD: Bitch - Be My Slave / Damnation Alley
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 28, 2016 at 18:27
Decent album that includes the kinda difficult to find EP "Damnation Alley"..."Be My Slave" is my fave song and a classic of the band...tracks 3,4,7,8,9,10,11,12,13 & 15 are also fine ones.83/100

CD: Van Halen - 1984
From: hair metal again Date: March 28, 2016 at 8:13
superb release once again by VAN HALEN ,a band that was a pioneer for my beloved hard rock genre!the musicianship is astonishing and unique as usual ,the vibe & the groove all over!many big songs like "jump"and "panama" ,but the rest is remarkable too with "i ll wait" being my fav!essential like all VH albums

CD: Toseland - Cradle the Rage
From: juan carlos Date: March 27, 2016 at 22:17
Predictable & average Hardrock that i've heard before, nothing new to offer in my book. "Never Love Another" and then "Waiting For the Answers" are my favorite tracks. 80/100

CD: Don Johnson - Let It Roll
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 27, 2016 at 20:56
This album is as good as the first one ...Westcoast/Lite AOR rather than pure AOR(first Record had more of an AOR sound)...Toto came to my mind in certain passages and the actor,sorry,the singer is a skilled one(who would have thought,ah?)...tracks 1,3(nice),5(nice),6,7(my fave)& (nice and fave)are the ones for me...pleasant stuff to listen to...85/100

CD: Gowan - Gowan
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 27, 2016 at 20:52
"Keep Up The Fight" is a brilliant song with a blasting ending!.Good choice if you like pomp aor(12/02/2006)and i would add to my previous comment that this Record is a very pleasant one for sure...tracks 1,3,4,6(nice),7(nice one,loved it!)& 10 are also of interesting approach...vocally Larry is simply a delightful singer,strong but subtle at the same time .85/100

CD: Aldo Nova - A Portrait Of Aldo Nova
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 27, 2016 at 20:47
I wrote a comment in spanish way back in 2007 and now my appreciation of this release in english...well this is an almost very complete compilation(i would have put some unreleased material in it and make it more attractive))anyway about the tracks in here,most of them are pretty worth like for example cuts 4(beauty),5,6,8,9(great instrumental),10,12( ),13,14(best cut),15(beauty),16(beauty),17(best cut)& 18...if you don't have anything from this great artist then pick this one up eyes closed.98/100

CD: Aerosmith - Toys In The Attic
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 26, 2016 at 13:43
Third release and with two major songs in it in the shape of,the nowadays classic,"Walk This Way" and "Sweet Emotion"..."No More No More" & the nice one "You See Me Crying" are also good ones...80/100

CD: Rush - Rush
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 26, 2016 at 13:39
I wouldn't call this an straight Prog Rock album but a Hard Rock one instead..."Need Some Love" is my fave followed closely by "Finding My Way","What You're Doing" & "In the Mood"...this was the beginning of a band that after the years have become one of the greatest.77/100

CD: Holy Soldier - Last Train
From: hair metal again Date: March 25, 2016 at 15:03
sensational release by HOLY SOLDIER with kinda unique style of delivering mostly because of Steven s vocals !what a performance in high and lows!wow!the songs are excellent pieces of commercial hard rock and the solos outstanding!"love is on the way" and "crazy " are absolute killers and Last Train an essential one

CD: Rainbow - Rising
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 25, 2016 at 14:29
A good album with two great tracks in it in the shape of "Stargazer" & "A Light in The Black" ...Ronnie?...simply great!.80/100

CD: Aerosmith - O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits
From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 25, 2016 at 14:26
The title says it all,only the hits but obviously it would have been more appealing to put some "underground" songs of the band's early career,anyway,this release was meant to be as commercial as drinking a nice blended coffee ...from CD 1 i take tracks 2,4,5(classic),6,9(the best cut of the whole compilation),10,14 & 15 and from CD 2 tracks 2,3,4,5,6,9(along with track 9 from CD 1,the best cut),10,16 & 17...nice compilation for youngsters and middle aged persons.'nuf said,95/100

CD: Ten - Ten / The Name of the Rose
From: Ydol eM Date: March 24, 2016 at 13:31
A congenial attempt from Frontiers that is unfortunately devalued by wrong press on both cds (in my case).

CD: The Hangmen - Metallic I.O.U.
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: March 23, 2016 at 23:17
The song titles "Broke, Drunk and Stoned" and "Loners, Junkies and Liquor Stores" pretty much sum this band up. After a decade away (lots of hints about much of it spent in rehab or on the slide generally). L.A. punks like Mike Ness and Keith Morris love these guys, yet the music isn't really punk, except in spirit. If Izzy and Duff never met Axl or Slash, they might sound like this, as a lot of songs remind you of "Dust 'n Bones"-like GnR. Bryan Small's voice is nasal and distinctive, but with almost a Tom Petty quality to it to go along with the simple, rootsy songwriting, like implied southern-rock. The typical hair-metal or AOR lover isn't going to get this. A good disc, but not exactly a feel-good despite being generally uptempo. Thiss is the Heavy harmonies equivalent of outlaw country. Best songs are the two I mentioned way back at the beginning, plus "Downtown," "Shoot," "Is That All There Is" and "Blue Light."

 

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