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CD: Royal Hunt - Paper Blood
From: Axe Slinger Date: February 7, 2023 at 22:56
Wow! No comments 18 years later? Well, let me the first to say that this album kicks serious ass. John West's voice fits great with RH and I really enjoy all albums he's on. This is a heavier version RH and West really wails. Typical neo-classical / prog you know from RH but has tasty chord changes, vocal harmonies and searing drums. Highly recommended. 92 / 100

CD: Alannah Myles - Alannah Myles
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: February 7, 2023 at 21:28
... is better than Cher's from the same year, and easily as good as Heart's Brigade record. Which doesn't make it at all essential in my book, but for what it is, it's more than decent.

CD: Alannah Myles - Alannah Myles
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: February 7, 2023 at 21:24
This disc rocks surprisingly hard in places, like "Still Got This Thing," "Rock This Joint" "Kick Start My Heart" (I believe this album came out several months before Dr. Feelgood, incidentally). The high-dollar '80's production smooths off the rough edges though, and you get a sound that reminds me of something like Robert Palmer's "Addicted To Love," if you know what I mean. Big and boomy and loud on the surface, but still lite enough for non-bangers. There are a few Diane Warren-sounding ballads for Mom and her friends; "Lover Of Mine" was the third single and oddly went nowhere. Alannah had a cool, bluesy voice with a bit of a rasp, and hey! She sang naked in the studio—my kinda girl! "Black Velvet" was the big hit of course, and it lives on via adult-contemporary radio in the States. My sister worked in a hair-salon in the early 2000's that kept the local soft-rock station on all day, and they still played that song all the time, which only made her hate it more. Anyway, the album

CD: Balaam and the Angel - Prime Time
From: hair metal again Date: February 7, 2023 at 14:20
excellent release for BALAAM AND THE ANGEL once more ,a little bit harder with biggest solos and pretty cool songwriting!"prime time","mr business","she s not you" and "next to me" are great songs indeed !you gotta love the 90 s hard rock scene

CD: Grand - Grand
From: plastic sheet Date: February 6, 2023 at 13:00
As an added bonus, the unplugged version that the Japanese version gave away was even better, a perfect record to have.

CD: Grand - Grand
From: plastic sheet Date: February 6, 2023 at 12:49
Almost perfect album, melodies are amazing, highly recommended, Sweden is definitely number one on Earth in the aor field.

CD: Treat - The Pleasure Principle
From: dany69 Date: February 5, 2023 at 22:56
Agree with Axe Slinger Vinyl is another Story,,,,,,,, All the sound is Balanced,,,,, Not FLAT like a CD,,,,,,,,

CD: City of Faith - Leon's Getting Larger
From: Ydol eM Date: February 5, 2023 at 14:49
Reading some comments above I've decided to write some words to stick up for this hard rock wriggling its way through the unfriendly grunge/alternative era. I like this album, I can feel soft bluesy vibes that are so typical for melodic American bands like TYKETTO, FIREHOUSE, BEGGARS & THIEVES, EVERY MOTHERS NIGHTMARE... and despite the year 1995, you can hardly hear typical "sound prints" of those times (perhaps some CANDLEBOX elements alike). All in all, a good piece of music, and if you like the bands mentioned in my comment, this band is worth trying to get its chance (IMO). 85/100.

CD: Jackyl - Live At The Full Throttle
From: hair metal again Date: February 5, 2023 at 5:48
Nothing special here for JACKYL and somehow kinda of useless live release ,but still a band and songs that can make you rock in a live concert!Loved LACKYL since day 1 and that hasnt changed

CD: Killer Dwarfs - Big Deal
From: dany69 Date: February 3, 2023 at 21:43
That's WHY Canadian Bands Rulezzzzzzzzzzzzzz

CD: AdrianGale - Crunch
From: hair metal again Date: February 3, 2023 at 12:51
excellent release once again for ADRIAN GALE a brilliant band that def continues from where the hair bands stopped in the early 90 s!massive commercial hard rock sound ,great performances ,remarkable songwriting ,every release of them is a must have!"last call","long gone","this time" and "crunch" are great songs indeed

CD: Styx - Styx II
From: Planet Y Date: February 2, 2023 at 15:30
Could one say that Lady is the first power ballad?

CD: Stryper - No More Hell to Pay
From: Planet Y Date: February 2, 2023 at 15:28
'Jesus is just allright' is originally by The Byrds!

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: guitarrizer Date: February 2, 2023 at 9:35
1. Queensrÿche - Digital Noise Alliance; 2. H.e.a.t - Force Majeure; 3. Acid Witch - Rot Among Us; 4. Edge Of Forever - Seminole ;5. Skills - Different Worlds; 6. Seventh Wonder - The Testament; 7. Immolation - Acts Of God; 8. Simon Phillips - Protocol V; 9. Andy Timmons - Electric Truth; 10. King Buffalo - Regenerator. My full Top 50 2022 list is here: hard-rock.pl/zestawienia/zestawienie2022

CD: Treat - The Pleasure Principle
From: Axe Slinger Date: February 2, 2023 at 8:34
Just got this on vinyl, as well as the other 80's albums, and it sounds HUGE! I don't know if it's simply because our ears are getting used to the compressed sound of digital but everything is massive. Excellent album too. 95 / 100

CD: Treat - The Endgame
From: Axe Slinger Date: February 2, 2023 at 8:31
This is a better album than Tunguska due to better songs and less predictable. It sits very well with CdG and GoG. Very enjoyable. 87 / 100

CD: Treat - Tunguska
From: Axe Slinger Date: February 2, 2023 at 8:28
While this is a good album, I rank it behind all the other "modern" Treat albums. It's a good mix of all the other music after CdG but more.......predictable with chord changes. The lyrical content is a bit disjointed to me as well. You can't go wrong with any Treat music but this one gets played less than the rest. 80 / 100

CD: Babylon A.D. - Nothing Sacred
From: Alphamale Date: February 1, 2023 at 20:39
I was there Doghouse! Great show!! Front row seats too!!

CD: Babylon A.D. - Nothing Sacred
From: Alphamale Date: February 1, 2023 at 20:38
Pretty decent CD. Not as good as their first but some good tunes on here.

CD: Babylon A.D. - Babylon A.D.
From: Alphamale Date: February 1, 2023 at 20:37
Very good debut CD. A few they wore out bought otherwise, great album!!

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: February 1, 2023 at 13:55
Gotta say I'm quite surprised to see Stabbing Westward make someone's number-one. Not an HH band by any stretch, but I thought they were pretty cool in the late '90's. I'll have to check the new stuff out.

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: Planet Y Date: February 1, 2023 at 12:04
5. King's X - Three sides of one First album in a long long time, a warm bath of harmonic rock 4. Tony Martin - Thorns A surprise for me, starts modern heavy, but then goes all through the world of classic, melodic hardrock. 3. House of Lords - Saints & Sinners Mark Mangold as the new keyboard-player, a great new addition to this band. Classy seventies & eighties tinged rock anthems, maybe my favorite release by the band so far. 2. Queensrÿche - DNA Although I think The Verdict is even better as an album, you can hear that this is an album that has been made by people jamming together instead of sending eachother files. A grower. 1. Ghost - Impera Masterfully composed earworms chockfull with the spirit of rock.

CD: Doc Holliday - Son Of The Morning Star
From: 123charpenay Date: February 1, 2023 at 11:37
hello paolo.i ve answer you on ebay.i can t send you my mail cause ebay have block my answer.it s forbidden to exchange our mail on ebay.here on heavy harmonies i don t know,i think yes.but try on facebook.gilles charpenay.

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: 123charpenay Date: February 1, 2023 at 10:18
in france we says "tous les gouts sont dans la nature".(all the tastes are in the nature).like all years i m not agree with the others selections.my top ten for 2022 is: 1 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS "the garden" 2 FORTUNE "level ground" 3 ALLISON "they never come back" 4 VIOLET "illusions" 5 VICTORY gods of tomorrow"6 SUNSTORM "brothers in arms" 7 RICK ALTZI "all eyes on me" 8 RUST N RAGE "one for the road" 9 WILDNESS "ressurrection" 10 DEF LEPPARD "diamond star halo".

CD: Doc Holliday - Son Of The Morning Star
From: trenini Date: February 1, 2023 at 9:32
Great!! Unfortunately my tape converter drag the tape and tracks are slowed down...

CD: Survivor - Too Hot to Sleep
From: Auslander Date: February 1, 2023 at 8:10
Totally agree with you survivor4ever. It is also my favourite Survivor album. They embraced a commercial hard rock sound for this beasty and it was outstanding. To anyone who avoided it cause it was Survivor and you thought they were a bit too AOR i recommend you pick up the Rock Candy remaster and if you are a fan of that mid-80s hard rock you will really enjoy this album. Grade A.

CD: Riot - Army Of One
From: hair metal again Date: February 1, 2023 at 8:01
Very good release once again for RIOT with a more polished production without changing their sound ,still between heavyand hard forms !the musicianship is excellent and the songwriting ok with songs like "helpin hand","it all falls down" and "still alive"!RIOT never disapoint

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: Doug Date: January 31, 2023 at 22:00
First, a tip of the cap to Dan, Mike, Jez and Terry, wow the work you put into your lists is incredible. My favorites from 2022 - Def Leppard, "Diamond Star Halos," Skid Row, "The Gangs All Here," and Queensryche, "Digital Alliance." But my FAVORITE album? Easy pick, Dorothy, "Gifts From The Holy Ghost." A real breakthrough for Dorothy Martin and her band. Check it out, it's great.

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: CC Date: January 31, 2023 at 19:02
Oh and Bloodywood - Rakshak (kicking myself for forgetting that)

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: CC Date: January 31, 2023 at 19:01
My top five can change positions at the drop of a hat, so defo not in order: Chez Kane - Powerzone, Scorpions - Rock Believer, Reckless Love - Turborider, Electric Callboy - Tekkno, Megadeth - The sick, the dying & the dead. Have to give props to a few others though. Fozzy - Boombox, Girish & The Chronicles - Hail to the heroes, Black Swan - Generation mind ... probably a few others, but don't spring to mind.

CD: Doc Holliday - Son Of The Morning Star
From: 123charpenay Date: January 31, 2023 at 17:28
hello paolo.i ve given my k7 to a friend who have changing this k7 in a cd r!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!so i ve this jewel in cd r.

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 31, 2023 at 16:50
That Evergrey title: A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament). Sorry.

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 31, 2023 at 16:48
1. Immolation—Acts Of God; 2. Thundermother—Black And Gold; 3. Clutch—Sunrise On Slaughter Beach; 4. Meshuggah—Immutable; 5. Skid Row—The Gang's All Here; 7. Midnight—Szex Witchery; 7. Crowbar—Zero And Below; 8. Evergrey—A Heart_ortrait (The Orphean Testament); 9. Arch Enemy—Deceivers; 10. Deathwhite—Grey Everlasting. Honorable Mentions: Slash—4; Kreator—Hate Uber Alles; Ghost—Impera; Lamb Of God—Omens. Biggest disappointment: Amon Amarth—The Great Heathen Army, not that it's bad, it just doesn't make me feel much of anything, for the third album in a row. Three's a trend, and a disturbing one.

CD: Slamer - Nowhere Land
From: rundi Date: January 31, 2023 at 14:12
Buenas guitarras, pero que coñazo de disco

CD: Best of 2022 - Best of 2022
From: Auslander Date: January 31, 2023 at 12:12
Another year of fine releases. Favourite release: Fans of the Dark "Suburbia" Favourite debut: Vypera "Eat Your Heart Out" Favourite female-fronted album: Dorothy "Gifts from the Holy Ghost" Favourite "supergroup" release: Iconic "Second Skin" Favourite legacy band release: Skid Row "The Gang's All Here" Favourite retrowave release: Dance With the Dead "Driven to Madness" Favourite mainstream release: Muse "Will of the People" Favourite prog-rock release: Porcupine Tree "Closure/Continuation" Favourite single: Def Leppard "Take What You Want" Final Top 5: 1. Fans of the Dark - Suburbia 2. Crashdiet - Automaton 3. Skid Row - The Gang's All Here 4. Stryper - The Final Battle 5. Kissin' Dynamite - Not the End of the Road

CD: Doc Holliday - Son Of The Morning Star
From: trenini Date: January 31, 2023 at 11:52
to 123charpenay I have that K7 too, trying to digitalize for personal use. You have these songs in WAV or mp3? I have 11 tracks recorded in Orlando in 1981, one song of Borderline, one Rolling Stone interview, two songs from Finland Radio show and 8 more tracks with no reference. Paolo

CD: Survivor - Too Hot to Sleep
From: survivor4ever Date: January 31, 2023 at 5:32
It's a shame that Scotti Bros. and CBS (their distributors) were at war with each other. Because of that, albums sales of every group signed by Scotti Bros. lost out on sales, and unfortunately that included Survivor. This album, if properly pushed, could have and should have been a huge hit. They could have had several hits on this album and sold millions. IMO, this is one of, if not THE best album they ever made.

CD: Survivor - Too Hot to Sleep
From: survivor4ever Date: January 31, 2023 at 5:27
My favorite songs on this album (in no particular order) are: Too Hot To Sleep, Burning Bridges, Desperate Dreams, Can't Give It Up, Didn't Know It Was Love, She's A Star and Across The Miles. All are done very well in my opinion.

CD: Ugly Kid Joe - Rad Wings of Destiny
From: Doug Date: January 30, 2023 at 20:18
Whit's vocals have definitely aged (understandable). Not bad; good to see these guys back at it.

CD: Royal Hunt - Dystopia II
From: Axe Slinger Date: January 30, 2023 at 16:37
Just another fantastic spin. Waiting for the vinyl release. All typical RH elements are here. Thorn in my Heart is EXCEPTIONAL but all songs are great to really good! 94 /100

CD: Royal Hunt - Dystopia
From: Axe Slinger Date: January 30, 2023 at 16:33
This band just seems to get better with every release. I've been a big fan of RH since 1998, the first time I heard DC Cooper's voice and Moving Target. I may be in the minority but I LOVE classical music and when elements of that, movie soundtrack progressions and hard rock are all mixed together, I am in music heaven. My favorite changes from singer to singer and album to album......which tells me that I simply love all of them. If you like all of those elements mixed like I do, you can't do wrong with any RH but everything from Moving Target on has been stellar. Dystopia is just an extension. 90 / 100

CD: Harem Scarem - Thirteen
From: Axe Slinger Date: January 30, 2023 at 15:14
I listened to this comeback album when it came out but I think I was just inundated with the sheer amount of music coming out at the time. I just listened to it again as I bought it on vinyl and this is just fantastic. It has all the elements of the s/t and Mood Swings but enough different chord structures / changes to keep it fresh. All of the music they've released after 'Hope' has been fantastic if you enjoy this band. Very 'summer driving' sounding. 88/100

CD: Spider - Spider/Between the Lines
From: Planet Y Date: January 29, 2023 at 16:29
Have both lp's

CD: Houston - IV
From: Macca Date: January 29, 2023 at 11:48
wow...hardly any comments??????/ This is a great album..perfectly channeling Jimi Jamiesons tenure in Survivor....... they really upped their game for this album...its consistent.....some nice synth vibes in the opener 'She Is The Night' very 80s film soundtrack stuff..... got those essential stabbing piano keyboards...multi layered harmonies..... never too heavy...pop rock AOR ..perfect

CD: Signal - Loud and Clear
From: Planet Y Date: January 29, 2023 at 10:36
On the Dutch 'Music Meter'-site, which encompasses and rates all genres of popular music, this album rates the highest of all 1980-s albums. Of all albums, not just aor, not just rock, of all albums.

CD: Burn - Global Warning
From: hair metal again Date: January 29, 2023 at 6:44
excellent comeback release for BURN with great musicianship and songwriting keeping the interest of the listener in every tune!i was lucky to catch em live in that tour and they were pretty solid as well !all the songs stand out and the production is very strong !

CD: Threshold - Dividing Lines
From: Swazi Date: January 28, 2023 at 22:47
Another outstanding effort by this band. Threshold can do no wrong. Go and get this release at all cost!

CD: Alexa - Alexa
From: Palash Date: January 28, 2023 at 7:37
Excellent voice excellent album, but unfortunately there's no 2nd album from this artist.

CD: Empire - Leeches
From: Ydol eM Date: January 26, 2023 at 17:07
The front cover implies free & easy melodic hard rock, and really, from the start to the finish, these guys feel no qualms about it. I can feel the ground of their inspiration somewhere between GNR and THIN LIZZY. So, if you like music that doesn't treat itself very seriously (just imagine a mix of D.A.D and CHEAP TRICK) this album might call your attention. 'Colourful' collection of songs played by heart. 65/100.

CD: AdrianGale - Reprogram
From: hair metal again Date: January 26, 2023 at 10:02
excellent release once again for ADRIAN GALE with a fine commercial hard rock approach and many great songs like 'if','part of me ' ,'closer' and 'over said n done'!the HAREM SCAREM influence is strong but still they manage to make their own mostly cause of Jamie s vocal work!good stuff

CD: Short Circuit - Shock to the System 1987-1991
From: Dangerouscharm Date: January 24, 2023 at 14:20
A great band from Brooklyn,NY. The cd is made up of 4 songs from a 1987 Demo The material a little heavier in the vein of LEATHERWOLF and FIFTH ANGEL. Then an unreleased album that was finished in 1991 which is more melodic Hard Rock sounding like late 80s Def Leppard ,KISS ,Night Ranger These guys know how to write a good song! Too late to say goodbye is great Mid tempo melodic rock perfection with hooks that stay in your head! Heaven stole my Angel is a power ballad that if released in 1989/90 would’ve been a huge hit! Endless dream of you could’ve been the cousin of Leatherwolfs The Calling paired up with Fifth Angels In the Fallout! Queen of Dreams,Wall St,Wasted Years,Turn your love around ,Hard to handle and Thrill of the Danger will just make you ask how could this not have been huge back in 1989-1991

CD: David Lee Roth - Your Filthy Little Mouth
From: Planet Y Date: January 23, 2023 at 12:10
People back in the day were very conservative and this versatile, fun album didn't stand a chance. This is a fun, quality album though, unless you're a staunch rock-purist, give it a try!

CD: Deep Purple - Who Do We Think We Are
From: hair metal again Date: January 23, 2023 at 5:13
very good release for DEEP PURPLE once again with Jon s keys stealing the show and Richie s guitars one step back!remarkable songwriting ,fine jams and overall a nice one bit under rated mostly because the lack of big songs!def highlight the 'woman from tokyo'

CD: Paul Heeren - Heeran / Stevens
From: Planet Y Date: January 22, 2023 at 15:59
I know this duo from the Highlander 2 soundtrack, but have yet to find this album.

CD: Crimson Glory - Strange and Beautiful
From: Planet Y Date: January 22, 2023 at 13:27
Ranging from midtempo, atmospheric seventies-tinged rock (great!) to schmaltzy ballads sounding like a poor man's gospelrock, this is a hit and miss affair that estranged the band's early fanbase, without winning over many new listeners. Lyrically subpar, the worst tracks are so cringy (Love and Dreams, sjeesh, wtf!) that I started to question this band's mental capabilities. The heavier tracks are solid indeed, if they had stuck to that and released this as an EP, it would have been a brilliant release. Now, 40/100.

CD: Eddie Vantez - Rough Diamond
From: PM86 Date: January 21, 2023 at 23:12
fresh airs of aor in 2022, which is appreciated because it keeps the music and its essence alive. Great album, full of nuances and surprises from Chile.

CD: Josette - Josette
From: plastic sheet Date: January 21, 2023 at 13:11
The absolute Queen of Metal, in the same league as Lee AARON or CHRISSY STEELE, the girl metal fan must not miss.

CD: REO Speedwagon - REO Speedwagon
From: Planet Y Date: January 21, 2023 at 8:29
Very heavy Dead at Last really surprised me. Lay me down is a great song, foreshadowing the bands later sweet, melodic style.

CD: Bulletboys - Smooth Up In Ya - The Best Of
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 20, 2023 at 21:03
The first half of the disc are better-sounding versions of the same songs on the legendarily bad-sounding Burning Cats And Amputees compilation from several years previous. There's been some remixing and remastering which fixes the abysmal basement-tape quality of the Burning Cats versions, but the fact remains these performances are generally poor, beginning with Marq Torien's vocals that sound like he did them in one take. I don't know what the hell most of the last half is. The first two BB albums are overlooked party-hearty classics, but this band has been a really hard ride for most of its existence.

CD: Bulletboys - Smooth Up In Ya - The Best Of
From: hair metal again Date: January 20, 2023 at 12:38
Excellent collection of re recorded songs for the BULLETBOYS from all of their albums with the songs of the first 3 ones of course stealing the show! Fantastic band indeed

CD: KISS - Best of Solo Albums
From: Doug Date: January 19, 2023 at 18:04
Note, 3 songs for each, when everyone knows Ace and Paul's albums were the best.

CD: Vandenberg - Vandenberg
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 19, 2023 at 13:25
Slight correction: 'Burning Heart' spent two weeks just inside the U.S. Top 40 in March of 1983.

CD: Toto - Isolation
From: Macca Date: January 19, 2023 at 11:07
Simply the best TOTO album..Fergie joining on the back of the absolutely fab LeRoux So Fired Up album. Soaring vocal lines, and an urgent up tempo rock/AOR feel..... An absolute tragedy he wasnt used again..Toto messed up therer!! Ok Williams three albums were great too.... I never really understood wht he was fired..Fergie..... Ive heard live recordings.he was great.....

CD: Queensryche - Frequency Unknown
From: Planet Y Date: January 18, 2023 at 13:43
The only album under the Queensrÿche-name that I don't have a copy of. Did listen to FU a couple of times. This whole episode is now ten years ago. It is strange to read how people had already given up on the band. I became a fan again, and have enjoyed all the new band albums very much.

CD: Def Leppard - Diamond Star Halos
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 18, 2023 at 13:25
... based on his band's output over the last 25-plus years. I don't see Pyromania and Hysteria as a millstone around their neck; those two albums are what keeps them in stadiums when they no longer deserve it. Younger bands who play music we like struggle to get a foothold, especially in America, partly because these dinosaurs won't go the fuck away. It's like at my job, and probably yours too, where top leadership stay on well into their 60's (and beyond in some cases), and nobody has a chance to move up and so they quit trying. And when those people finally do start retiring, there's nobody capable of replacing them.

CD: Orion the Hunter - Orion the Hunter
From: Planet Y Date: January 18, 2023 at 13:24
It normally would have been, but it doesn't have the very authentic laserwhip-soundeffects that Orion The Hunter uses

CD: Def Leppard - Diamond Star Halos
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 18, 2023 at 13:14
I just think it's well past time to let go of this band and others like them, whose best days are long gone and who've wallowed in mediocrity for decades now as they rely on nostalgia to maintain their status. When you say a new Def Leppard release is 'solid,' you've pretty much told the tale, and there's always that whiff of relief—whew! it's not terrible! It's solid—so what? Simply being Def Leppard—or Tesla or Jackyl, to name two other old favorites with whom I've run out of patience—is not good enough. I don't have time in my life to listen to music that is just adequate but happens to be a familiar name. And that's not necessarily anything to do with age, but quality of song. I'm tired of us all working so goddamn hard to find something to like about a new release, and continuing to prop up bands like this. Joe Elliott said something in the late '90's about not wanting to be part of some package tour of 'four hair bands playing a bowling alley.' But that's just where he belongs ba

CD: Orion the Hunter - Orion the Hunter
From: Auslander Date: January 18, 2023 at 13:02
Surely, Planet Y, the most 1984 album is 1984 by Van Halen.

CD: Orion the Hunter - Orion the Hunter
From: Planet Y Date: January 18, 2023 at 9:30
The most 1984-album of 1984.

CD: Mother's Finest - Iron Age
From: Planet Y Date: January 18, 2023 at 9:29
MF was / is pretty big in The Netherlands. Piece of the rock, Baby Love, Hard rock lover, all radio staples.

CD: Def Leppard - Diamond Star Halos
From: Auslander Date: January 17, 2023 at 23:14
The Lepps have that millstone of their mid 80s albums around their necks. It means every subsequent release is judged against that impeccable high bar. So I will instead judge this album on its own merits. Is it a classic - No. Is it solid - Yes. There are some misfires (cough duets with Krauss). There are some real highlights, Take What You Want is one of the best songs of 2022, and Kick is a nostalgic 70s glam stomper. Deep cut Unbreakable is also tasty. It is a good album. Don't believe the overly negative hype. I grade it a solid C+.

CD: AdrianGale - Feel the Fire
From: hair metal again Date: January 17, 2023 at 20:38
excellent debut for ADRIANGALE with a fine commercial hard rock sound and remarkable songwriting!Jamie is sounding great and you can find some good songs like 'save our love','if the sun','just let me love you'!recommended and def some fresh air in the scene

CD: Vandenberg - Vandenberg
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 17, 2023 at 18:55
The clunky production has the album stuck in the early '80's but so be it. Best song here is 'Wait.' Sometimes I like to imagine being young in 1982 (but older than I actually was), driving around at night, blasting music like this in a time just before it went truly mainstream (and none of the bullshit soft-rock of the day). A fun little thought-exercise.

CD: Vandenberg - Vandenberg
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 17, 2023 at 18:45
Vandenberg are an early example of a heavy band sneaking into the Top 40 with a weepy ballad. Of course, this was the model for mainstream success in the latter half of the decade, but Vandenberg did it way back in '82. And it seemed like the band were mostly forgotten by the time I got into hard rock. Although I knew Adrian was in Whitesnake and had been somebody before that, I never actually heard his namesake band until well into the 21st century. And 'Burning Heart' caused me to dismiss them as another sissy pomp/AOR band with metal pretensions, I only recently discovered their first two albums. Pretty cool! Shreddy guitars and strong melodic vocals that remind of Don Dokken at times. On the fast songs, like 'Ready For You' and 'Out On Streets,' they're clearly going for a Van Halen sound, but like a lot of European bands back in the day, they can't quite nail that carefree, California sense of fun that characterized so much hair-metal.

CD: Mother's Finest - Iron Age
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 17, 2023 at 13:37
And if you're listening for the first time and wondering why songs like 'Movin' On,' 'Rock 'n' Rkll 2 Nite,' 'U Turn Me On,' 'All The Way' and 'Gone With Th' Rain' didn't become hits in their time and later classic-rock staples, look at the release date and look at the band, and remember that the people in charge didn't know what to do with Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' either upon its release as a single. A band like this just totally confused the programmers. The closest Mother's Finest got to mainstream success was Joyce Kennedy dueting with Jeffrey Osborne a few years later.

CD: Mother's Finest - Iron Age
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 17, 2023 at 13:25
As the title suggests, The Iron Age saw Mother's Finest making a conscious decision to emphasize their hard rock side over their R&B elements. The funk is still there, particularly in the unusually loud and active bass playing. But these songs are heavier than most of what was on AOR radio in '81, like Foreigner or Journey or Squier, and, for another female vocalist, way heavier than Pat Benatar. Maybe not as powerful as AC/DC (but what was at that time?), this is in the same neighborhood as High 'n' Dry-era Leppard or heavy Hagar. If you're a rawker and you never heard this band before, The Iron Age is the one to go for.

CD: New England - New England
From: Planet Y Date: January 17, 2023 at 12:58
Has that keyboard-sound of “Don't Ever Wanna Lose Ya” ever been surpassed in dreaminess?

CD: Tamara Champlin - You Won't Get To Heaven Alive
From: plastic sheet Date: January 17, 2023 at 12:48
Very good women's AOR album, the overall score is seriously underestimated.

CD: Nazareth - Surviving The Law
From: Planet Y Date: January 17, 2023 at 11:58
Very heavy from start to (almost) finish. Only the last track is laid back, it just fizzles out. Sinner, Ciggies and Booze, Psycho Skies are the standout tracks for me.

CD: Nazareth - Tattooed On My Brain
From: Planet Y Date: January 17, 2023 at 11:56
In my Naz-top 5, this gem. Great comeback.

CD: Naked Sun - Naked Sun
From: Planet Y Date: January 17, 2023 at 10:55
They looked like Army of Lovers and sounded like no-one else.

CD: Mother's Finest - Goody 2 Shoes And The Filthy Beasts
From: Planet Y Date: January 17, 2023 at 10:04
Beginning and ending with superheavy headbangers, the album moves all over the place in between. Great material, too bad for the brickwalled sound ... not so pleasant.

CD: Mother's Finest - Iron Age
From: Planet Y Date: January 17, 2023 at 10:01
Funk rock? This is a very heavy album!

CD: Motherland - Peace 4 Me
From: Planet Y Date: January 17, 2023 at 9:59
A retro-rock album in a style that was popular in 1994. Enjoyable, not very memorable. Somewhat faceless, like the artwork. Still, 7/10.

CD: Quiet Riot - Alive and Well
From: hair metal again Date: January 16, 2023 at 20:07
very good release for QUIET RIOT with their trademark sound still in the 90 s ,always offering anthemic rockers and a fine 80 s hard rock vibe!the songwriting and the performance is satisfying and i cant see anything bad about Alive And Well ...good stuff from a great band

CD: The Dead Daisies - Radiance
From: Doug Date: January 16, 2023 at 17:17
My least favorite from this revolving membership of a band.

CD: Mind Bomb - Mind Bomb
From: Planet Y Date: January 16, 2023 at 14:39
Bought this back in '93, expecting a Faith no More-like thrill. A very versatile band, going from sweet and theatrical balladry to mechanical heavy rock, from grungy powerpop to funky popmetal. Now, better I think than Scatterbrain or Ignorance.

CD: Bennie and the Jets - Lipstick and Leather
From: plastic sheet Date: January 16, 2023 at 10:33
Very good Melodic Rock , worth listening to , still taste of 80 years

CD: Queensryche - The Verdict
From: Planet Y Date: January 16, 2023 at 8:55
Great melodies, wonderful vibe and atmosphere. Empire used to be my favorite Q. album, now I love The Verdict even more. Didn't happen right away, but it happened.

CD: Tony Martin - Thorns
From: Planet Y Date: January 16, 2023 at 8:43
The songs are arrangend in alphabetical order, which is odd! Very strong album, with a modern, heavy start. Book of Shadows and Crying wolf are imaginative and remind me of early Rainbow. 88/100 from me.

CD: Adrian Dodz - Adrian Dodz
From: hair metal again Date: January 13, 2023 at 15:46
superb release for ADRIAN DODZ with a massive commercial hard rock sound that sums up what was happening in the mid 80 s in the NY underground scene !great melodic lines ,big solos and big choruses with anthemic songs always radio friendly and uplifting!it s our mistake they didnt got a 2nd album ,wish there was a didtribution in Europe back in 88 but unfortunately that wasnt possible!great great stuff

CD: Dare - Out of the Silence
From: rundi Date: January 13, 2023 at 14:55
Sobrevalorado, para mi gusto claro, no me gustan los discos de AOR en los que el teclado cobra protagonismo por encima de las guitarras, me parecen discos sin fuerza, garra o sin pegada como para hacerme levantar del asiento o disfrutar Este disco de DARE sonido perfecto, voz perfecta, pero personalmente no me hace levantarme del asiento, al contrario me gusta pero no me despierta, demasiado teclado por encima de unos buenos riffs de guitarra, no puedo puntuarlo como un buen disco por ese sentido,

CD: Rossington - Take It On Faith
From: 123charpenay Date: January 12, 2023 at 18:43
sorry.with the delicious dale krantz rossington a very cool bluesy record.not for me cause it s sound too much bluesy at my taste.nevertheless a good record for the long winter s evenings (with the company of a beautiful girl,if possible,it will be perfect!!!!!!!!!!).

CD: Rossington - Take It On Faith
From: 123charpenay Date: January 12, 2023 at 18:40
cool blues record with the delicious d

CD: Satin - Appetition
From: michaelmouseboxer Date: January 12, 2023 at 18:39
Another solid effort from one of the genre's best one-man acts. 'Appetition' is up there with Tom's previous two releases, delivering good production with consistently pleasant tunes. 'Angels Come, Angels Go' is the clear highlight, but 'Waiting for Another Man,' 'Everybody Needs to be Loved,' 'Pearly Gates' and 'Fight Again' are comparably catchy. There's nothing drastically innovative or new here, so anyone who wasn't into Satin's earlier releases probably won't be won over by this one, but established fans and general lovers of Scandinavian melrock ought to be happy.

CD: Rossington - Returned To The Scene Of The Crime
From: 123charpenay Date: January 12, 2023 at 18:28
when lynyrd skynyrd s southern rockers plays a o r the result is exeptional.when i listen this jewel i ve the feeling to listen a starship s best of.fabulous music,fabulous singer.

CD: Bad Habit - Autonomy
From: michaelmouseboxer Date: January 12, 2023 at 16:57
With a full decade between albums, the latest Bad Habit record is something of a bittersweet release. The sweetness is that the band's usual brand of fun & fluffy AOR is well-represented with some memorable and lovable tracks. The bitterness is that 'Autonomy' is deceptively short for a studio production. Tracks 8-10 are live versions of earlier songs which, while nice, feel out-of-place. Tracks 1-7 comprise about 27 minutes of runtime, making this feel like either a very short album or a long EP. That said, those tracks are absolutely worth listening to. 'A Place in Your Heart,' 'Love Will Find a Way' and 'Lost in You' are classic Bad Habit pop rock and worthy additions to the discography. I can't *not* recommend this, but I suggest you temper your expectations, especially if you've been anticipating this one for as long as the rest of us.

CD: Out of This World - Out of This World
From: michaelmouseboxer Date: January 12, 2023 at 4:42
This is the second team-up between Tommy Heart and Kee Marcello, and it's something of a departure from their previous album 'Out of this World' is much less hard rock and much more AOR, giving me serious flashbacks to Marcello's time with Europe during their megastar era. Kee is in his element, rocking away while surrounded by keyboard-driven melodies (thank you, Don Airey!), and Tommy's vocals are surprisingly well-matched to this fluffier style. 'Twilight,' 'Hanging On,' 'Lighting Up My Dark,' 'Up to You' and 'Ain't Gonna Let You Go' are the standout tracks, delivering consistently high-energy compositions with infectious choruses. This one's a must-have.

CD: Cliff Magness - Road To Gold - Official Collection Of Lost Demos
From: michaelmouseboxer Date: January 12, 2023 at 4:21
Clif Magness fans have been starved of solo releases over the decades, but this set tries to make up for it with over five dozen new releases. These may be demos, but they're very polished and perfectly capture the musician's vocal and technical development over an almost 40-year period. Disc 1 has sort of a soft rock vibe and Disc 4 features some interesting experiments in 90s-style pop, but Discs 2 and 3 are where the real gold is buried. 'If I Had My Way,' 'Look the Other Way' and 'I Know I Want Your Love' are sugary AOR hits. 'Shake Off the Rain,' 'Living in a Gorgeous Hell' and especially 'I Will Survive' are high-energy stadium rockers. 'Yeah Yeah Yeah' is ridiculously fun and 'Livin' by the Letter' is a good example of Clif's unique style of melodic rock. Fans will definitely get the most out of it, but I still recommend it for general AOR aficionados.

CD: Reckless Love - Turborider
From: dany69 Date: January 11, 2023 at 0:30
Méchant band de Merde,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, What A Shame

CD: Amaze Me - Wonderland
From: 707STAR Date: January 10, 2023 at 23:50
ANOTHER SUPERB GEM FROM THIS BAND. WOW! GREAT MELODIC ROCK HERE FOLKS.

CD: Amaze Me - Dream On
From: 707STAR Date: January 10, 2023 at 23:48
ANOTHER PRETTY GOOD RELEASE BUY NOTHING LIKE THEIR FIRST AND THIRD.

CD: Amaze Me - Amaze Me
From: 707STAR Date: January 10, 2023 at 23:45
GREAT ALBUM WITH AWESOME MELODIES STRAIGHT UP AND DOWN. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

CD: Faster Pussycat - Between The Valley Of The Ultra Pussy
From: CC Date: January 10, 2023 at 22:12
Some things get better with age. This gets worse. Utter shite of the highest order.

CD: Generation Radio - Generation Radio
From: Doug Date: January 10, 2023 at 21:40
Rascal Flatts meets Chicago meets (sort of) Journey. I wish Deen was featured a bit more on this project, his voice and drumming (so underrated) is fantastic. A lean toward recommending.

CD: I-Ten - Taking a Cold Look
From: vrobec Date: January 10, 2023 at 13:07
Simply perfect album. All songs are great. Highly recommended.

CD: Love and War - War Rages On
From: Rockhunter666 Date: January 10, 2023 at 4:28
Hidden gem, great indie release!

CD: Cut Throat - Slave
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 9, 2023 at 17:49
... playing the lone rock club in a small city. They might get to open for some washed-up national bands on their way through town. The local rock station talks up all their gigs (said club is a big advertiser), but they won't play any of their songs outside of the local-music show on Sunday nights. Too bad a label like Spitfire didn't take an interest back in the day, and help them out a bit. The potential is there, if only partly realized.

CD: Cut Throat - Slave
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 9, 2023 at 17:40
I like to revisit Cut Throat now and again, and imagine an alternate turn-of-the-millennium universe in which they could have been more. I read about these guys on some website when I first got online, but it seemed nearly impossible to track down their tunes until maybe ten years later, when I got both albums from CD Baby. And yeah, they're definitely a CD Baby kinda band. Much as I like the way they combine heavy Skid Row (hard not to think the album title is anything but a tip of the hat) with the best parts of late-'90's metal, they do sound a bit amateurish. If they had a real producer to beef up their sound and maybe help them with their songs a bit, they really might have been something. As it is, there's a smallness about them that can't be ignored. There were bands around this time and a little later, like american Dog and Bombay Black, who did it all themselves, but sounded pro. Cut Throat, though there are many things to like about them, sound like the band that's always pla

CD: Zeno - Zenology II
From: Roxas Date: January 9, 2023 at 16:30
Hilarious to read my review of 2005. What days of old living in Sunny CA haha. The old album doesn't quite have the same punch in dreary old England as a bitter 40+ year old.

CD: Riot - Through The Storm
From: hair metal again Date: January 9, 2023 at 13:12
very good release for RIOT once again with a fine vocal and guitar performance and some good songs like 'to my head','lost inside this world'!nothing blominding,but still a fine band faithful to its sound

CD: Silent Force - Rising from Ashes
From: X-Rocketer Date: January 8, 2023 at 10:46
Like The Sygnet, I think this little more heavy Sound fit Really good to Michael's Voice.

CD: Magellan - Test of Wills
From: Planet Y Date: January 7, 2023 at 19:57
Mix of seventies Kansas and eighties Genesis, with at times heavy guitarwork.

CD: Stereoside - So Long
From: Leykis101 Date: January 6, 2023 at 11:23
This was such a great fucking album, these guys really came from out of nowhere, they are a killer band, and this album is an absolute beast, awesome songs, talented band, this was by far their best album. Stone Glory was far better then any Stereoside album, check it out,

CD: Stone Glory - Stone Glory
From: Leykis101 Date: January 6, 2023 at 11:20
This was another project from vocalist Jeff Shields, who is best known as the singer for Stereoside, I think this is far better then anything Stereoside did, this is a special album, I think the fact it was self released and not promoted at all even by the band is why it's unknown, I believe it was just supposed to be a one off thing, as nothing else was heard from Shields for 3 more years when the next Stereoside was released.

CD: Stereoside - Wake Up
From: Leykis101 Date: January 6, 2023 at 11:00
Jeff Shields doesnt sing on this, Eddie Sweeney does, they sound completely different and so does the band, this album is very weak, pussy college rock sounding shit, the band plays good, they just sound uninspired, a very impossible disc to find, it's one of the most rare CD's ive had, and unless you can find someone who will give it to you for free, it's absolutely pointless to ever have this disc, outside of you collect Stereoside discs, but you'd still never listen to it.

CD: Adrenalin Kick - Massacre The Mainstream
From: hair metal again Date: January 6, 2023 at 5:20
very good release for ADRENALIN KICK in the mid 90s choosing an updated heavy grunge sound trying to express anger and overall going with the flow leaving their hard rock debut aside !you ll find some good riffs and lines ,fine guitar work and some good songs but on the other hand nothing really great !good stuff for sure

CD: Toy Cannon - Forever One
From: Rob Rocker Date: January 4, 2023 at 17:54
Eonian Records specializes in releasing old recordings from '80's hair bands' that came close to be signed, and IMO Toy Cannon is one of their best. Vocals and song style remind of a mix of Trixter and Southgang. Tracks 1-7 are professionally produced and sound great, tracks 8-13 are demos, and the sound quality is ok. Eonian always does a top notch job on the packaging (nice booklet, photos, etc.). Catchy songs, exceptional lead vocalist, and great guitarist. Only complaint is that I wish they had more professionally produced material.

CD: Soundtracks - Rock Of Ages
From: Planet Y Date: January 4, 2023 at 16:21
The low score is because someone gave only 1 point. This is a pretty decent soundtrack. Sure, the originals would be better, but don't we all know, love and own these songs somehow?

CD: Heart - Rock This House Live!
From: Planet Y Date: January 4, 2023 at 11:34
This is how you do a live-album, with lots of newer songs! My only complaint is the inclusion of a cover, the schmaltzy You're the Voice, when they have so many classics of their own to choose from!

CD: Heart - Dog and Butterfly
From: Planet Y Date: January 4, 2023 at 11:28
Nada One and Mistral Wind are so beautiful! The mellow tracks outshine the rocking tracks on this album.

CD: Heart - Dreamboat Annie
From: Planet Y Date: January 4, 2023 at 11:26
A timeless classic, maybe too laid back for the average headbanger, too organic for lovers of 80s commercial rock, but a record that deserves a much higher average than the current 76 points.

CD: House of Lords - Saints and Sinners
From: Planet Y Date: January 3, 2023 at 15:03
Mistress of the Dark, like Balance jamming with Deep Purple! Very cool song and only one of the many highlights. Great to hear Mark Mangold with this band.

CD: HeyWire - HeyWire
From: 123charpenay Date: January 2, 2023 at 18:50
the voice of the singer is horrible.it a nightmare.i can t understand how a so bad singer can 'sing' on a record.the producter is def?the musicians are also totally def?is there nobody to ask to the'singer' to stop the slaughter?this guy can sing in his bathroom,under the shower,ONLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CD: Circle of Friends - The Garden
From: 123charpenay Date: January 2, 2023 at 18:29
the best record of 2022!!!!!!!!!!!only killer songs,only hits.this album is a collection of fabulous singers.this jewel is a real masterpiece,a wet dream for all lovers of good music on this planet.pleasure guaranted!!!!!!!!!!!!the japan import is not really essential cause the bonus track n°14 'can t cry anymore' is an average song singing by the frenchie franck slama.franck slama like the frenchies singers in general is just decent.he don t play in the same league of the others singers of this record.they are in champion s leaugue,franck is in division 2.bonne et heureuse année 2023 à toutes et à tous.happy new year 2023 to all of you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CD: Adrenalin Kick - Bad Reputation
From: hair metal again Date: January 2, 2023 at 15:46
Excellent hard rock album for ADRENALINE KICK offering a ballsy guitar driven sound with great riffs,lots of energy and electricity with lyrics that talk to the young!much under rated release ,i really enjoyed it

CD: Deep Purple - Abandon
From: Doghouse Reilly Date: January 2, 2023 at 1:58
I admit the only song I've heard off this disc is the first single, 'Any Fule Kno That,' which features then-52-year-old Englishman Ian Gillan ... rapping. I guess it was supposed to be '70's-funky like Aerosmith or something, but at time, it seemed like a pathetic attempt by old men to try and appear relevant. Maybe that's unfair. Lots of Purple-heads love this disc and don't even add 'all but that rap song,' so maybe it's just a problem with my own perception at time.

CD: Extreme - Saudades de Rock
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 12:30
Ghost is a wonderful ballad. The album is a hit and miss-affair, but in general very enjoyable, a step up from Waiting for the Punchline.

CD: Europe - Walk the Earth
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 12:27
Some of the best material the band has ever produced. Wolves, Election Day, Whenever you're ready ... wow.

CD: Europe - The Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show - Live At The Roundhouse
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 12:25
Amazing how much more inspired and enthusiastic the band sounds on disc one. Disc two is for the audience, but disc one is for the muse.

CD: Europe - Prisoners in Paradise
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 12:21
A lot of colour-by-numbers commercial rocksongs that sound like something you would hear at the Eurovision songfestival. For me, this is by far Europe's least interesting album. Seventh sign and Girl from Lebanon are great songs though, and the album is overall well-produced.

CD: White Lion - Mane Attraction
From: Pinki Date: January 1, 2023 at 11:49
i am looking all the ratings, the people is free to put the punctuation they want, but i never but I will never understand people who give very low scores to lower the average of the records, (HEAVENLYLION), or you are not scoring objectively or you really do not know about music PUT RATINGS OF WHITE LION, DOKKEN, DANGER DANGER, HARDLINE, MOTLEY CRUE, KANE ROBERTS ETC, ETC, ETC, You look a bit cheeky or you don't know about music as I said before hahaha

CD: Deep Purple - Turning to Crime
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 11:38
Such a fun record. I was afraid it was going to be like that dull Roadhouse Blues-cover on Infinity, but this is an energetic album that oozes love for rock music. I didn't know all of the originals, and could listen to many of these versions without prejudice. Okay, the songs are long in the tooth and some newer ones would have been interesting.

CD: Deep Purple - Infinite
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 11:33
Really fine album, but could have done without the Doors-cover.

CD: Deep Purple - Now What!
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 11:32
A late career highlight. Never thought DP could rise to this level again. Proggy, classic, adventurous rocksongs galore.

CD: Deep Purple - Abandon
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 11:29
Some really heavy stuff here, inspired, but not as focused as on Purpendicular. The second half of the album lacks punch, although I enjoy Jack Ruby. Fingers to the bone is nice as well, but the real prizecatchers are Watching the sky, Seventh heaven and Any fool kno that.

CD: Deep Purple - Purpendicular
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 11:26
One of the best Deep Purple-records, top performances all the way through. Strong songs, a positive energy, the band sound like they're having fun. Great production, even adds new sounds and styles to the band's already huge repertoire. This is heavy rock at its best. 99/100

CD: Derringer - Sweet Evil
From: Planet Y Date: January 1, 2023 at 10:34
Usually not so much into bluesy, jammy heavy rock-stuff, but this record is on fire.

CD: Dare - Sacred Ground
From: Roxas Date: December 31, 2022 at 21:46
I can see why the guys play a few of these live. Excellent release to showcase modern Dare. Not as good as Road to Eden, but the future seems really bright. Days of Summer the highlight and the “who says you can’t go home” style On My Own.

CD: Departure - Hitch A Ride
From: Roxas Date: December 31, 2022 at 21:21
Waited 10 years to buy this, it will see me into the new year 2023

CD: Double Dealer - Moving Target
From: Roxas Date: December 31, 2022 at 20:40
Some of the songs grow on you and the guitar work is good. Freedom is a splendid anthem and has stood the test of time. Beautiful track.

CD: Riot - Sons of Society
From: hair metal again Date: December 31, 2022 at 11:57
very good album once again for RIOT with that classic heavy rock sound and Di Meo s vocal work shining along with a remarkable drum performance by Bobby!the songs are ok without being outstanding but overall the result is ok!recommended

CD: Danger Danger - Cockroach
From: juan carlos Date: December 31, 2022 at 1:56
I love both but i agree with curemeok, Ted Poley is for DD as DD is for Ted!

CD: Blue Tears - Blue Tears
From: dany69 Date: December 29, 2022 at 21:40
Complete MASTERPIECE ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

CD: I-Ten - Taking a Cold Look
From: 123charpenay Date: December 29, 2022 at 18:31
on several songs i ten remind me supertramp.it s a hard version of supertramp.supertramp with guitars......excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CD: Rocha - Unum
From: Aorultima Date: December 28, 2022 at 16:08
Fantastic cd. Don t miss it

CD: Bon Jovi - 2020
From: Planet Y Date: December 28, 2022 at 11:04
Limitless sounds like something Geoff Tate could have produced. Kind of hip, but missing the spot, nice enough, but nothing remarkable. And that's the most memorable track on here.

CD: Bon Jovi - Lost Highway
From: Planet Y Date: December 28, 2022 at 11:01
A very coherent, well written and played album. Production is stronger than on the previous couple of releases and all in all, for me, this is the strongest album the band released in the 21st century. 80/100.

CD: Blue Oyster Cult - The Columbia Albums Collection (Box Set)
From: Planet Y Date: December 28, 2022 at 10:07
Everything you want from a box-set. 100 points.

CD: Joe Lynn Turner - Belly of the Beast
From: tentacle Date: December 28, 2022 at 9:28
Excellent album from Joe with harder metal edge and darker lyrical content.

CD: Paradise - Prime Cut
From: angel50 Date: December 28, 2022 at 8:32
is there any way of getting a mp3 copy upload for me cant find this anyplace

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