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  ALBUM AND DVD REVIEWS

Here's a whole stack of new and re-released album and DVD reviews from since June.

We've done thousands since we started in 2008 so if you are looking for something before June 2016, try the search box at the top of this page.

echelon THE BAND WITH THE REAL X FACTOR
Andy Rawll
echelonTHUNDER RIP IT UP ON NEW ALBUM
Mark Taylor
judas priestOVERKILL PULL A GOLDEN RABBIT FROM THE HAT WITH 'THE GRINDING WHEEL'
Jeff Kunze
judas priestJUDAS PRIEST GIVE US FUEL FOR LIFE WITH 'TURBO 30'
Johnny Churchill
echelonNEW RELEASES FROM PAIN OF SALVATION, STEPHEN PEARCY, JACK RUSSELL, POWERWOLF AND MANY MORE...
uprisingTHE MYSTERIOUS UPRISING RELEASE SELF-TITLED DEBUT
Jools Green
acceptENJOY HEAVY METAL AT ITS ABSOLUTE FINEST WITH NEW LIVE ACCEPT PACKAGE
Jonathan Churchill
ur hail deathUR HAIL DEATH WITH THEIR MINDBLOWING DEBUT RELEASE
Jools Green
echelonGRAVE DIGGER SET 2017 STANDARD HIGH WITH 'HEALED BY METAL'
Steve Göldby
echelonNEW RELEASES FROM DAMAJ, MERCY ISLE, KRAMPUS, WRETCHED SOUL
echelonLAST THREE MOTÖRHEAD STUDIO ALBUMS LOUD ENOUGH TO WAKE THE DEAD
Joe Geesin
stench priceSTENCH PRICE SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM BREAKS THE MOULD FOR GRINDCORE
Jools Green
beth hartDIABULUS IN MUSICA MAKE MUSIC FOR THE AGES IN 'DIRGE OF THE ARCHONS'
Ian Sutherland
vaderWARFIST PROVE THEY ARE 'METAL TO THE BONE' WITH BLISTERING NEW ALBUM
metallicaWILL NEW METALLICA ALBUM SELF-DESTRUCT OR BECOME HARDWIRED INTO HISTORY?
grim reaperNEW RELEASES FROM TESTAMENT, SONATA ARCTICA, DRESCHER, THE ANSWER AND MORE...
glenn hughesSTATUS QUO SEND A DEAR JOHN ON EVE OF LAST NIGHT OF THE ELECTRICS
Johnny Main
kornKORN ARE HERE TO STAY
Sam Hayler
grim reaperNEW RELEASES FROM KIX, TYKETTO, JOAN OV ARC, KINGBREAKER AND MORE...
devil wears pradaTHE DEVIL WEARS PRADA... SO WHY DON'T YOU?
Luke 'Loki' Milne
queenIAN HUNTER HAS FINGERS CROSSED FOR DANDY BOWIE TRIBUTE
Mott The Dog
tygers of pan tangTYGERS OF PAN TANG LEAVE YOU SPELLBOUND AS THEY DO IT AGAIN
Johnny Main
alter bridgeALTER BRIDGE PRODUCE AN HEROIC PERFORMANCE
Luke 'Loki' Milne
suicidal tendenciesNEW RELEASES FROM TWISTED SISTER, EXTREME, TYGERS OF PAN TANG, PAIN, RAVENEYE AND MANY MORE...
riotCLASSIC RIOT ALBUMS 'FIRE DOWN UNDER' AND 'RESTLESS BREED' STILL SHINE ON TO THIS DAY AS REISSUES
Ian Sutherland
emerson lake and palmerEMERSON, LAKE & PALMER LEGACY CONTINUES
Joe Geesin
metal talk total rockMARILLION EMBRACE THE FEAR FACTOR WITH NEW ALBUM
Liz Medhurst
ginger wildheartGINGER GETS EMOTIONAL WITH 'HEY! HELLO! TOO!'
Jeff Kunze
metal talk total rock"WE'VE WRITTEN A SONG ABOUT MOTÖRHEAD." BIFF ON THE EVE OF FASTWAY/ GIRLSCHOOL DATES
Joe Geesin
the swordTHE SWORD HAVE PRODUCED AN EXTRAORDINARY BUT THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE ALBUM
Johnny Main
iron maidenMEAT LOAF ADDS THE MAGICAL TOUCH TO JIM STEINMAN'S SONGS ON 'BRAVER THAN WE ARE'.
Mark Taylor
iron maidenAIRBOURNE: 'BREAKIN' OUTTA HELL': TERRIFYINGLY EXPLOSIVE QUALITY
Luke 'Loki' Milne
kai hansenKAI HANSEN: SITTING HIGH ON THE METAL PEDESTAL AFTER THIRTY YEARS. Jeff Kunze
iron maidenTHIS IS NO ORDINARY IRON MAIDEN BOOK: Loopyworld - The Iron Maiden Years. Liz Medhurst
gillanGILLAN BOXES CLEVER, TORMÉ WANTS REFORMATION GIGS, McCOY: "WE WERE VOLATILE!" Joe Geesin
one for sorrowONE FOR SORROW'S 'BLOOD SONGS' - SOMEWHERE BETWEEN PANTERA AND DOWN. Daryl Soar
orphaned landORPHANED LAND AND AMASEFFER OFFER A CHANCE OF REDEMPTION BY TAKING NO PRISONERS OF THE PAST. Liz Medhurst
cadillac threeTHE CADILLAC THREE HAVE MADE THE SOUTH RISE AGAIN. Brian Boyle
wackenTHERE'S HEAVY METAL HISTORY IN 'LIVE AT WACKEN 2015 - 26 YEARS LOUDER THAN HELL'. Johnny Main
blackfootBLACKFOOT HAVE SHOWN KISS, ALICE COOPER AND AC/DC WHERE THEIR FUTURES LIE. Johnny Main
equilibriumEQUILIBRIUM RISE AGAIN WITH 'ARMAGEDDON': SINGEN LAUT AUF DIESES ABENTEUER
graham bonnetGRAHAM BONNET LINE-UP OF EARLY SOLO ALBUMS. Mark Taylor
meshiaakDEAN WELLS: MESHIAAK TURNED INTO SOMETHING SERIOUS PRETTY QUICKLY. Scott Adams
yardbirdsYARDBIRDS BBC SESSIONS ARE THE ROOTS OF BECK, PAGE AND CLAPTON. Joe Geesin
therionTHE BIRTH OF THE LEGEND OF THERION IS IN THIS TWO DISC SET Ian Sutherland
karmakanicKARMAKANIC COVER GOD, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING ELSE IN NEW ALBUM 'DOT'. Ian Sutherland
powerwolfPOWERWOLF LEAD THEIR ARMY OF THE NIGHT INTO YOUR LIVING ROOMS WITH 'THE METAL MASS LIVE'. Ian Sutherland
barb wire dollsBARB WIRE DOLLS: 'DESPERATE' - FIRST MOTÖRHEAD MUSIC RELEASE CONTAINS BLOOD AND SWEAT. Sean Camerön
ozzy osbourneGOD BLESS OZZY OSBOURNE: A RE-RELEASE OF THE 2011 MOVIE. Mark Taylor
joe lynn turnerJOE LYNN TURNER IS STILL GLISTENING WITH BEST IN SUNSTORM SERIES YET. Brian Boyle
dark phantom iraqMETAL IS ALIVE IN IRAQ WITH DARK PHANTOM PLAYING IN A NATION OF DOGS. Andy Millen
vicious rumorsVICIOUS RUMORS SOUNDING HALFORD-ESQUE ON 'CHASING THE PRIEST' AND OTHER CUTS FROM THEIR BEST OFFERING SINCE THE 80s. Scott Adams
girlschoolGIRLSCHOOL GUITARIST JACKIE CHAMBERS' ISSUES 'WAKE UP' CALL WITH SYTERIA. Johnny Main
hammercultHAMMERCULT PAY FITTING TRIBUTE TO MOTÖRHEAD, SLAYER AND ACCEPT BECAUSE LEGENDS NEVER DIE. Johnny Main
doroDORO STILL STRONG AND PROUD AFTER THREE DECADES OF ROCK AND METAL. Joe Geesin
secret ruleSECRET RULE RAISE THE BAR WITH 'MACHINATION' WITH DELAIN AND WITHIN TEMPTATION JOINING THE FUN. Ian Sutherland
fates warningFATES WARNING RESURGENCE CONTINUES AS THE PROG METAL VETERANS PRODUCE SOME OF THEIR FINEST MUSIC EVER. Ian Sutherland
motorheadMOTÖRHEAD HAVE TOTALLY CLEANED YOUR CLOCK WITH THEIR THIRTEENTH AND FINAL OVER THE TOP LIVE RELEASE. Joe Geesin
rageTHE DEVIL HAS STRUCK AGAIN: RAGE'S NEW OFFERINGS INCLUDE SKID ROW, RUSH AND Y&T TRACKS. Johnny Main
destructionDESTRUCTION: 'Under Attack' album review by Johnny Main
arkadiaARKADIA: 'Aspirations And Reality' album review by Roger Berzerk Fauske
rich robinsonRICH ROBINSON: 'Flux' album review by Joe Geesin
echelonBLACK STAR RIDERS DODGE THE HEAVY FIRE WITH THEIR FINEST RELEASE YET
johnny mainCREAM'S INDELIBLE LEGACY LIVES ON
Andy Rawll
johnny mainKROKUS PLUG IN THE JUKEBOX WITH SOME SMOKING BIG ROCKS
Mark Taylor
kreatorKREATOR STILL THE GODS OF VIOLENCE
Jools Green
echelonSEPULTURA ON THE UP WITH 'MACHINE MESSIAH'
Johnny Main
echelonGOTTHARD STRIKE GOLD WITH NEW ALBUM 'SILVER'
Luke Milne
echelonBRUCE DICKINSON BIOGRAPHY EARNS PLAUDITS APLENTY
Steve Göldby
sentient horrorA CRUSHING SOPHOMORE RELEASE FROM SOOTHSAYER
Jools Green
echelonWARLORD UK DELIVER MORE 'MAXIMUM CARNAGE' ON THE ALBUM'S TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY
Jools Green
echelonNEW RELEASES FROM ALICE COOPER, BEYOND THE BLACK, RUSH, MAGNUM AND MORE
echelonECHELON EXPLORE UNCHARTED DEPTHS WITH 'THE BRIMSTONE AGGRANDIZEMENT'
Jools Green
tyrMOTÖRHEAD CREATE A BIG BUZZ WITH NEW RANGE OF BRANDED SEX TOYS
Sara Harding
beth hartSTREAM OF PASSION CEMENT THEIR LEGACY WITH MEMORABLE 'MEMENTO' DVD
Ian Sutherland
vaderUK ALBUM PREMIERE MISANTHROPIC RAGE RELEASE THEIR STUNNING FULL LENGTH 'GATES NO LONGER SHUT'
glenn hughesGLENN HUGHES GETS HEAVY ON 'RESONATE'
Mark Taylor
the missionBLACKBERRY SMOKE READY TO STAND WITH THE GREATS OF SOUTHERN ROCK
Johnny Main
operation mindcrimeGEOFF TATE CONTINUES HIS RESURRECTION WITH OPERATION MINDCRIME
Johnny Main
saxonSAXON SHOW THEY'VE STILL GOT THE POWER WITH NEW LIVE OFFERING
Joe Geesin
suicidal tendenciesSUICIDAL TENDENCIES' MUIR AND LOMBARDO SEAL DEAL WITH 'WORLD GONE MAD'
Pippa Lang
marcela bovioMARCELA BOVIO, THE VOICE OF STREAM OF PASSION, MAKES 'UNPRECEDENTED' FIRST SOLO OFFERING
Ian Sutherland
metal talk total rockTHE CREAM OF FINNISH METAL JOIN FORCES AND TAKE A TRIUMPHANT MELODIC ROCK PATH
Brian Boyle
epocaTHE RISE OF EPICA CONTINUES WITH 'THE HOLOGRAPHIC PRINCIPLE'
Ian Sutherland
metal talk total rockKING 810: THE SENSATION OF ORGASM AS LIKENED TO DEATH
Luke 'Loki' Milne
the missionTHE LOUNGE KITTENS KNOCK 'EM DEAD WITH 'SEQUINS & C-BOMBS'
Ian Sutherland
the missionANYTHING BUT ANOTHER FALL FROM GRACE AS THE MISSION RETURN IN CLASSIC STYLE. Johnny Main
kai hansenTEMPT'S TITANIC DEBUT IS A RUNAWAY SUCCESS. Brian Boyle
quireboysQUIREBOYS SLEAZE ROCK RESURGENCE: IF ROD STEWART FRONTED THE STONES... Scott Adams
enter the ghostTESLA RECREATE 'MECHANICAL RESONANCE' WITH THE SOUL AND ATTITUDE OF THIRTY YEARS AGO. Jeff Kunze
bloody hammersBLOODY HAMMERS STOKE THE FIRE WITH MANGA'S DARKEST EVER ALBUM. Johnny Main
sabatonSABATON MAKE A GLORIOUS LAST STAND BEFORE GOING ANOTHER MAN DOWN. Ian Sutherland
disposableDISPOSABLE 'LIFE MISGUIDED' EP IS A MUST FOR EVERY THRASH FAN. Johnny Main
judas priestJUDAS PRIEST HELL BENT FOR VINYL AS THEY ISSUE A BATTLE CRY. Joe Geesin
neal morse bandNEAL MORSE BAND COME ALIVE AGAIN WITH NEW DVD RELEASE, Andy Rawll
alan parsonsALAN PARSONS' JOURNEY FROM THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON GOES SYMPHONIC IN COLOMBIA. Ian Sutherland
blues pillsBLUES PILLS MAJESTICALLY UP THEIR GAME AND STRIKE GOLD AGAIN. Bryan Boyle
van zantVAN ZANT, THE FIRST FAMILY OF SOUTHERN ROCK, SHOW THEIR COLOURS. Johnny Main
jorn landeJØRN HAS HEAVY ROCK RADIO TOTALLY COVERED... AND ABBA GET A LOOK IN TOO. Roger 'Berzerk' Fauske
uriah heepURIAH HEEP DEFINITIVE ANTHOLOGY IS VERY 'EAVY. Joe Geesin
anthraxANTHRAX RE-ISSUES SHOW HOW TO GO FROM HERO TO ZERO IN TWO YEARS. Scott Adams
hammers of misfortuneHAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE: "WE'RE TOO METAL FOR THE PROGS AND TOO PROG FOR THE METALLERS". Johnny Main
steven tylerSTEVEN TYLER COULD BE HIS OWN WORST ENEMY WITH COUNTRY RELEASE: YOU'LL EITHER LOVE THIS OR HATE IT. Scott Adams
elm streetELM STREET WILL KNOCK YOU OUT WITH THEIR MARVELLOUS LEAD GUITAR WORK AND METAL FIST. Scott Adams
steve hackettSTEVE CAN HACK IT IN LIVERPOOL AS THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE AND OTHER RE-RELEASES SHOW. Joe Geesin
heartTHE WILSON SISTERS STRIP THE PAINT OFF TO REVEAL A BEAUTIFUL BROKEN HEART. Mike Foley
kissin dynamiteGERMAN ROCKERS KISSIN' DYNAMITE PUSH HARD ROCK INTO THE 21st CENTURY WITH 'GENERATION GOODBYE'. Ian Sutherland
headline maniacWHEN THREE OF EDDIE AND THE HOT RODS OPEN FOR THEMSELVES YOU GET HEADLINE MANIAC AND AN IDIOT ME. Roger Berzerk Fauske
joe lynn turnerDON AIREY RECALLS HOW HE AND COZY POWELL "DISCOVERED" JOE LYNN TURNER AS LIVE ALBUM IS RELEASED. Joe Geesin
amorettesTHE AMORETTES KEEP THEIR EYE ON THE PRIZE WITH THUNDER AND THIN LIZZY CO-WRITES ON THEIR LATEST ALBUM. Johnny Main
stuck mojoSTUCK MOJO ENTER VERBAL COMBAT WITH THE INFIDELS. Scott Adams
emerson lake and palmerEMERSON, LAKE & PALMER TRIPLE RE-RELEASE SERVES AS A VERY FITTING MEMORIAL TO KEITH EMERSON. Joe Geesin
grand magusGRAND MAGUS: 'Sword Songs' album review by Johnny Main
mother featherMOTHER FEATHER: 'Mother Feather' album review by Johnny Main


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