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CLOUDBURST – Warmrain

CLOUDBURST – Warmrain

“For me, ‘Back Above The Clouds’ is a healing tool. Every single person can relate to this – there isn’t one single person who doesn’t know what it feels like to experience loss." - Read More

RAGE OF AQUARIUS – Lee Luland

RAGE OF AQUARIUS – Lee Luland

“The album had to have plenty of guitar work, epic orchestrations and enough technicality to keep things interesting." - Read More

RAINING BLOOD – Black Sheets Of Rain

RAINING BLOOD – Black Sheets Of Rain

“Obviously, with ‘In The Eye Of The Storm’ we were hoping to make a strong first impression and show the range of our material." - Read More

2018 End Of Year Top Twenty

2018 End Of Year Top Twenty

You know the rules – no re-issues, no best ofs, just the cream of this year’s releases. In my opinion, anyway… - Read More

MOTT THE HOOPLE – Mental Train (UMC)

MOTT THE HOOPLE – Mental Train (UMC)

An expansive, six-CD box set, ‘Mental Train’ features the four Mott The Hoople studio albums released by Island Records, together with a twelve-track CD cunningly titled ‘The Ballads Of Mott The Hoople’ and a final CD of live material. - Read More

POETRY & FAIRYTALES – Lol Cooper Band

POETRY & FAIRYTALES – Lol Cooper Band

Certainly the most exciting and innovative release of 2018 is ‘Poetry & Fairytales’ by the Lol Cooper Band. You’ve probably not come across either, but it’s worth checking out both. - Read More

WINDS OF TIME – Anatomy Of A Compilation

WINDS OF TIME – Anatomy Of A Compilation

You remember the good old days of making up compilation cassettes to pass around your friends? Well, this was pretty much the same, but on a much bigger scale! - Read More

ALIEN INCURSION – Alien

ALIEN INCURSION – Alien

With a new track from Alien’s 1982 Impulse Studios demo appearing on iTunes, bassist Peter Whiskard was happy to relate what he could remember of those heady days of the early Eighties. - Read More

SHORT CUTS 4 March 2018

SHORT CUTS 4 March 2018

Glasya, Ian Toomey and more... - Read More

POINTING THE FINGER - Malady

POINTING THE FINGER - Malady

‘Toinen Toista’ is certainly a work of art, boasting five beautifully crafted and exquisitely executed compositions ranging from the brief instrumental interlude ‘Laulu Sisaruksille’ to the twenty-three minute album closer ‘Nurja Puoli’. - Read More