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CD: Sons of Angels - Sons of Angels
From: hair metal again Date: October 21, 2020 at 10:19
very good release for SONS OF ANGELS back in 90 that should be better with such big production and Atlantic behind them!their sound is a mix of TNT,DEF LEPPARD &STAGEDOLLS but of course not that good!excellent musicianship but the songwriting isnt what it should be and sometimes you feel it was left in the middle!anyway i think that its a grower and after some spins you ll find some fine hard rock moments like "fly" ,"could it be love" and "lonely rose"!good stuff but i expected more

CD: Voodoo Smile - All Behind You
From: Leykis101 Date: October 21, 2020 at 10:04
Awesome Disc, hard to fathom nobody knows this awesome band, awesome melodies, killer hooks, memorable choruses, bad ass album.

CD: Krokus - Metal Rendezvous
From: hair metal again Date: October 19, 2020 at 15:35
excellent album for KROKUS that really set their trademark in the hard rock scene with that classic hard rock sound and those memorable songs !"lady double dealer","bedside radio" and "tokyo nights" are classics for KROKUS,a band hat never changed its sound

CD: Tribe Of Gypsies - Dweller On The Threshold
From: Ydol eM Date: October 18, 2020 at 13:55
If you decided to visit LENNY KRAVITZ and after it you made a beeline for SOUNDGARDEN then you'd probably meet TRIBE OF GYPSIES with this album on your way. Based on hard rock with refreshing elements of Latin music, funky rhythms, ethno, pop... A very good "musicful" album with its own atmosphere. 85/100.

CD: Diamond Rexx - Rated Rexx
From: Tollitiger Date: October 18, 2020 at 10:11
when i saw the cover for the first time i thought damn they really look even cheaper than wrathchild uk, and you have to manage that first when i heard the music wow, the boys kick ass, an absolute glam metal masterpiece right in yours face, awesome and soooo iconic

CD: Sahara Steel - Sahara Steel
From: hair metal again Date: October 17, 2020 at 10:53
Very good release for SAHARA STEEL that will satisfy hard rock fans who like it oldschool! there s a strong hard edge in their sound,excellent guitar work and high vocals along with ok songs and they remind me of bands like RATT,BULLETBOYS,BRITNYFOX with out of course being that good!"fatal heartbreaker","back in trouble" and "good Girl gone bad " are nice rockers indeed

CD: Child's Play - Rat Race
From: Tollitiger Date: October 17, 2020 at 8:46
Good ol Boys Play Good ol Rock and Roll,Nothin‘ more to Say,this is an hell of an Album

CD: The Snakes - Once Bitten. . .
From: hair metal again Date: October 15, 2020 at 5:40
excellent release for THE SNAKES with Jorn Lande sounding exactly like David Coverdale and Bernie &Micky offering this classic WHITESNAKE feel !all you need is 1 or 2 spins and you ll have a smile on your face ,as there is almost everything from bluesy hard rockers to mid tempos or heartfelt ballads!great stuff

CD: Strangeways - Perfect World
From: Doug Date: October 14, 2020 at 16:25
I've been listening to this one today, I kinda like it. Not their best, but IMO, worth a few spins....especially if in a mellow mood.

CD: Van Halen - 5150
From: Rockhunter666 Date: October 13, 2020 at 1:56
RIP guitar god EVH

CD: Winter Parade - Midnight Paradise
From: hair metal again Date: October 12, 2020 at 5:30
very good debut for WINTER PARADE from Norway offering commercial hard rock music .a little bit on the lighter but with fine songs and nice melodic lines!nothing blowminding but these guys knew what they wanted to do and you ll find some good moments like "save me tonight","midnight paradise" and "valentine s day!recommended but dont go high for it

CD: Dirty Honey - Dirty Honey
From: rallen399 Date: October 11, 2020 at 18:47
Fantastic new band with all the main ingredients needed to be a successful blues rock band and more. The lead singer has a great range and can scream with the likes of Robert Plant or Steve Marriott.

CD: 38 Special - Strength in Numbers
From: rocksedano Date: October 10, 2020 at 15:36
"Like no other night" is the best song of the band. Avegage album.

CD: Van Halen - A Different Kind Of Truth
From: Metal T Date: October 10, 2020 at 0:00
The swan song for EVH.Anything that could be done on 6 strings -this guy was Superb! Often Imitated - Never Duplicated--that was EVH......RIP Sir!

CD: Hardbone - No Frills
From: Tollitiger Date: October 9, 2020 at 20:46
These Guys from Hamburg knows how to Rock,No Frills is another Great Ac/Dc soundet piece of Kick Ass Rock and Roll,much better than airbourne and Other ac/dc rip offs,Good Job guys

CD: The Wild! - Still Believe In Rock And Roll
From: Tollitiger Date: October 9, 2020 at 20:40
The Wild! Returns with another Great Album with straight in your Face Rock and Roll

CD: Black Tora - Black Tora
From: Tollitiger Date: October 9, 2020 at 20:37
Pure Straight Heavy Metal , A Masterpiece

CD: The Night Flight Orchestra - Aeromantic
From: hair metal again Date: October 9, 2020 at 15:38
very good latest release for NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA that keep on creating somehow a new sound with elements of pop ,rock and progressive with massive keyboards ,power melodic lines and nice catchy songs!"curves","taurus","golden swansdown" are the highlights of Aeromantic !highly recommended

CD: Osukaru - Triumphant
From: titothetitan Date: October 8, 2020 at 19:15
That's exactly my opinion about this band and album, Jez. When things start to get better for this band, they take a step back. Although the new singer is slightly better than the first two, they added an annoyng female voice with no chemistry between them and it highlights my frustration with this band.

CD: Shark Island - Bloodline
From: 123charpenay Date: October 8, 2020 at 17:56
is there somebody who can explain to richard black that the horrible grunge "music" is dead in 1996?

CD: Osukaru - Salvation
From: titothetitan Date: October 7, 2020 at 17:27
The guitar riffs in "Tear It Down" are a rip-off The Trooper by Iron Maiden.

CD: Osukaru - Salvation
From: titothetitan Date: October 7, 2020 at 16:53
It's a better album than the debut, with better songs and productions. But the new singer also didn't impressed me. "Till the End of Time", "Change of Heart", "Never Too Late" make it worth a listen to. If I'm correct they re-recorded an Alien classic "Tears Don't Put Out the Fire".

CD: Michael Bolton - The Hunger
From: hair metal again Date: October 7, 2020 at 13:12
excellent release once again for MICHAEL BOLTON with many rock stars on board but unfortunately as mentioned before his last rock record!ultra commercial perfect radio friendly sound made for the masses with great vocs and musicianship along with big hits like "gina"hot love" and "you re all that i need "make Hunger essential

CD: Brother Firetribe - Sunbound
From: titothetitan Date: October 7, 2020 at 12:22
It's not as rockier as the first two albums, but definetly better than the third one. Nevertheless It sounds too soft for my taste. The second album still their best work. *

CD: Phantom Blue - Phantom Blue
From: Tollitiger Date: October 7, 2020 at 1:02
What an Great Album this is ,i think is the greatest hard-rock album by an all female group ever

CD: Cycle Sluts From Hell - Cycle Sluts From Hell
From: Tollitiger Date: October 7, 2020 at 0:59
I wish they can make music LOL , this is Pure Crap

CD: Slaughter - Stick It To Ya
From: Tollitiger Date: October 7, 2020 at 0:42
Totally average for me,have heard this one 2 times and will never listen to it again.so boring,i will never understand why this one was such a big success in america,double platium LOL

CD: Kings of the Sun - Ressurection
From: Tollitiger Date: October 7, 2020 at 0:37
Kings of the Sun are Awesome,they gettin' better and better,the First one was an 8/10 and the 2nd One a 9/10,and this One is a Full 10/10,i think they never release a bad song on all of the Albums,Top

CD: Faster Pussycat - Wake Me When It's Over
From: Tollitiger Date: October 7, 2020 at 0:07
This is one of the Greatest Sleaze Metal Albums ever,so Raw and Dirty,love it

CD: Salty Dog - Every Dog Has Its Day
From: Tollitiger Date: October 6, 2020 at 23:47
I Like this Album from the Salty Dog but the American Dog is the Better Dog,Michael Hannon Rocks's

CD: Brighton Rock - Love Machine
From: Tollitiger Date: October 6, 2020 at 23:33
This is the Best Brighton Rock Album by Far,Rocks from Start to Finish,it's sad that in 1991 this Kind of Music was totally Out,so many Great Hard Rock Albums where Released in 1991 but Grunge killed them All

CD: Junkyard - Sixes, Sevens, and Nines
From: Tollitiger Date: October 6, 2020 at 23:17
Another Awesome Release from Junkyard,can't understand why this Music where Out in 1991 an Grunge make it Big,Nevermind was a Great Album no Problem but this here is 1000Times Better,Music to have a Good Time

CD: Junkyard - Junkyard
From: Tollitiger Date: October 6, 2020 at 23:06
Still One of the Best,31 Years since the Release and this Album still Rocks from Start to Finish

CD: Van Halen - Van Halen
From: Doug Date: October 6, 2020 at 22:38
I picked this album, because this where it all started. RIP EVH, man you were a legend. Rock hard up there in heaven for us.

CD: Osukaru - Never Too Late
From: titothetitan Date: October 6, 2020 at 20:57
An EP to prepare you to the follow-up album and their new singer. Honestly none of the singers caught my attention that much. Best things that I've been listening from this band are the sweet guitar solos and the cool keyboards.

CD: Osukaru - GBB2LA
From: titothetitan Date: October 6, 2020 at 20:39
Cool radio intro, nice keyboards, cool songs overall. But production is poor as it sounds as a collection of demos in a tape rather than a studio album. It's good, but with a better production could have been great.

CD: Pinnacle Point - Winds of Change
From: fdr Date: October 6, 2020 at 14:00
I got interested in Jerome Mazza after hearing his input in the last Steve Walsh solo album and this is his main project. Well, the similarities between his voice and Walsh's his impressive. It's like listening to a mixture between Streets, Walsh solo and Seventh Key so, of course, it sounds like Kansas! Particularly, 80's Kansas. The songs are good, nothing groundbreaking but if you love Kansas, this really sounds like a lost album from the Power/Spirit of things era. I particularly enjoy the last two songs, Sail away and With you.

CD: Tokyo Motor Fist - Lions
From: guitarrizer Date: October 6, 2020 at 8:02
This one is much better than debut. "Winner Takes All" is the best song here, it's also one of the best songs of 2020 as well.

CD: Pretty Boy Floyd - Bullets and Lipstik
From: Tollitiger Date: October 6, 2020 at 5:46
What a Great Release from the Original and much better Version of Pretty Boy Floyd,Great Hard Rock Music for a good Time,every Song goes straight in your Ears,this one Rocks 100%

CD: The Pretty Reckless - Light Me Up
From: Doug Date: October 5, 2020 at 17:03
Love this band!

CD: The Pretty Reckless - Who You Selling For
From: Doug Date: October 5, 2020 at 17:02
Cool album, I really dig the song, "Take Me Down."

CD: Teeze - Teeze
From: hair metal again Date: October 5, 2020 at 5:41
very good debut for TEEZE back in 85 with a sound & looks influenced by early MOTLEY CRUE but the poor production makes it sound not so strong!the singer sounds exactly like Vince ,the solos are excellent but cant find any big songs ,only good ones like "party hardy","crank it up" and "midnight madness"!good stuff

CD: Alien - Eternity
From: titothetitan Date: October 2, 2020 at 14:15
Hi MelodicMetal4Ever, in the 'Dark Eyes' case we didn't have the original line-up back, only two of the original members returned and clearly were taking the band into another direction. It seems that with 'Eternity' they learnt the lesson, brought back the missing members and remained true to the style which make them famous. I liked the album a lot but Jim's voice is no longer the same and sometimes he seems to have the flu.

CD: Keen Hue - Juicy Fruit Lucy
From: hair metal again Date: October 2, 2020 at 8:03
excellent debut for KEEN HUE back in 93 with their sound reminding me of a mix of EUROPE and WHITESNAKE!the guitar work is really great ,the vocals are decent and the songs are very good just not great!"i will make you feel alright","juicy fruit lucy" and "hei hi hidi ho" are the highlights of this recommended hard rocker

CD: Asphalt Ballet - Asphalt Ballet
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: October 1, 2020 at 16:14
Awesome cd!! first three songs are classics!! who do they sound like? Does anyone else hear a cross between Jackyl and Guns-N-Roses??

CD: Perfect Plan - Time for a Miracle
From: 123charpenay Date: October 1, 2020 at 10:43
"all rise" their first record was an atomic bomb.with "time for a miracle" perfect plan realise a new exploit:second atomic bomb.perfect production,always the same exceptional singer,and always only killer songs.track 1 is grandiose,tracks 4 and 12 are two fantastic ballads.track 13 ,the japan bonus track is an acoustic version of "fighting to win".track 7 in her intro smell good the south (doc holliday or lynyrd skynyrd)it s a guitar oriented song (superb!!!!).the other songs are top class aor songs with a full of hooks.this record is a priority ,like their first realise.if you cross these guys in the streets ,it s impossible to guess that they are the best aor band in europe.they have not the hard rock look.but their music wow class!!!!!!!!in france we says "qu importe le flacon pourvu qu on ai l ivresse".i ll try to translate."no importance for the bottle,the goal is to have the drunkennes".

CD: Sunstorm - House of Dreams
From: Doug Date: September 30, 2020 at 20:04
Listening to this one today, what a cool album. The cover of the Jimmy Barnes song, "Walk On" is awesome.

CD: Only Child - Only Child
From: 123charpenay Date: September 30, 2020 at 16:20
i recommand the new rock candy s reissue with four bonus tracks.

CD: Dream Theater - Dream Theater
From: Ydol eM Date: September 29, 2020 at 20:45
It's always hard to rate any DT album because every new spin I can find something new. Anyway, I'll try to do it after a few "listening sessions" since so far nobody's described it here. Intro with its sympho parts is SAVATAGE alike and the beginning of the next song with its chopped riffs reminds me MEGADETH until the refrain comes. The top song of this album is #3 for me. RUSH powered with metal. Then it's followed with instrumental "sterile perfection". Fortunately, the next songs are warmer, quite close to Metropolis atmosphere. What's more, keyboards play only a supporting role here and Mangini's contribution is palpable. The self-titled album that is the definition of what DT music is about. 80/100.

CD: State of Salazar - All the Way
From: Doug Date: September 29, 2020 at 19:03
I must admit, I had never heard of these guys, just stumbled on them recently. I really dig this album (and their second one, too).

CD: Asia - Aura
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: September 29, 2020 at 17:13
I agree with everyone this is a KILLER cd!! The first three songs WOW!! The rest is melodic bliss. In fact I've decided the song "Ready To Go Home" will be played at my funeral. Rock on!

CD: Jim - Jim
From: titothetitan Date: September 29, 2020 at 16:43
It's not as strong as the Alien debut but it's a very good album with lots of catchy songs in it. Jim Jidhed is in his prime and never sounded like this again. 'Wild, Young & Free' was also recorded by Alien in 1989 with second singer Pete Sandberg and was relesead in the 'Best & Rare' compilation CD.

CD: John Norum - Total Control
From: 123charpenay Date: September 29, 2020 at 16:34
i recommand the rock candy s reissue with 6 bonus tracks.remastered so the sound is far better than the original.

CD: Harlot - Room With a View
From: AORocker Date: September 29, 2020 at 1:31
81/100??? This album is some boring, nothing special. Monotone, repetitive...

CD: Babylon A.D. - Babylon A.D.
From: 123charpenay Date: September 28, 2020 at 17:29
i recommand the reissue of this atomic bomb from bad réputation (french label) with 7 bonus tracks.

CD: Boulevard - Boulevard
From: hair metal again Date: September 28, 2020 at 14:51
very good debut for BOULEVARD with a massive keyboard driven sound and those quality vocals that really make things quite classy!i d prefer a more balanced sound between guitars & keys but you cant go wrong with songs like "dream on","far from over","never give up","you and i " and "you re for me"!highly recommended

CD: Ten Inch Men - Pretty Vultures
From: hair metal again Date: September 28, 2020 at 6:14
very good 90 s hard rock release for TEN INCH MEN offering a mix of classic and updated sound of what was happening at the moment in the US rock scene !they were very talented ,so you wont have problems after some spins get into their groove and realize their hooks!"a piece of nothing","beautiful" and "crazy day dream' are fine songs and i d really love to hear a 2nd step from them that unfortunately never happened

CD: Asphalt Ballet - Asphalt Ballet
From: Tollitiger Date: September 28, 2020 at 2:08
Another total ignored Masterpiece of Good Music from the 90's,it's a shame ,songs like Soul Survive,Tuesday's Rain or Heaven Winds Blow a monster hits,not a bad song on this record here,this is hard rock with a southern/sleaze touch in perfection

CD: Robin Trower - Long Misty Days
From: rick kerch vzla Date: September 27, 2020 at 21:26
A good record with a southern rock feel in it ...tracks # 1,5,7(yeah!) & 9 are the ones in my book of music.72/100

CD: Robin Trower - Twice Removed From Yesterday
From: rick kerch vzla Date: September 27, 2020 at 20:12
A mellow record...tracks # 1,4,5,7,8 & 9 are the ones for me...68/100

CD: Robin Trower / Jack Bruce - Truce
From: rick kerch vzla Date: September 27, 2020 at 20:09
Decent record...tracks # 1,2,6 & 9 are ok...Robin really rocks!!!.70/100

CD: Glass Moon - Glass Moon/Growing in the Dark
From: rick kerch vzla Date: September 27, 2020 at 20:05
The second album is in the same way as the debut...a pleasant one indeed ...tracks # 1,3,5,6(excellent cover of Peter Gabriel) & 7 are the ones for me...pompish Prog Rock...recommended stuff...82/100

CD: Glass Moon - Growing In The Dark
From: rick kerch vzla Date: September 27, 2020 at 20:01
A pop version of Genesis and Jon Anderson(YES)...a very good act indeed ....tracks # 1,2,4,5 & 6 are the ones for me...recommended stuff...83/100

CD: Prism - Armageddon
From: rick kerch vzla Date: September 27, 2020 at 19:57
A good rocking and pompish debut!...tracks #1,2,4,5,6,7(nice) & 8 are the ones for me...basically the whole release is a thumbs up.83/100

CD: Stryper - Even the Devil Believes
From: aTomiK Date: September 26, 2020 at 7:06
There´s only one Stryper and in Stryper we trust! This is another awesome heavy rock album from this legendary band we truly cherish!

CD: Brother Firetribe - Feel the Burn
From: aTomiK Date: September 26, 2020 at 5:48
Our beloved Brothers are back and once again deliver the goods we always crave from them. Fantastic album from start to Finnish!

CD: Babe' Blu - Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll
From: AORocker Date: September 26, 2020 at 1:51
Aorish hard rock for late 80's. Love the las track "Good For You" defitnely

CD: Van Zant - Van Zant
From: AORocker Date: September 26, 2020 at 0:54
Maybe BEST AOR album ever.

CD: Sargant Fury - Little Fish
From: hair metal again Date: September 24, 2020 at 5:47
very good release for SARGANT FURY with a slightly 90 s updated sound mostly in production that somehow reminded me of BAI BANG s Ridin High or GREAT KING RAT s second one!classic hard rock music with excellent musicianship ,nice vocs but not really spectacular songs that could make that one a great one!"wrong place,wrong time","goodbye","change" and "new direction" are fine songs indeed!good stuff

CD: Wildness - Ultimate Demise
From: the rocker Date: September 23, 2020 at 23:27
Samples sound great, can't wait

CD: Great White - 30 Years - Live from the Sunset Strip
From: gooup Date: September 23, 2020 at 18:00
A sonorous mistrial, this album comes across as a telemarketer call from a cover band. I miss my Great White.

CD: Great White - Full Circle
From: gooup Date: September 23, 2020 at 17:58
Bad ... just, how do i put this ... well, BAD. My objectivity has been stretched thinner than Oprah's spanx ... i just can't take this disc seriously. There is no swagger or "umph" that Great White showed in the past.

CD: Great White - Elation
From: gooup Date: September 23, 2020 at 17:56
Just overwhelmingly and abysmally BORING and devoid of the passion and energy that was the sum of the parts that melded to create Great White. Damn shame my favorite band is essentially dead.

CD: Ambush - Infestation
From: Leykis101 Date: September 23, 2020 at 9:56
Now this is more like it, Million Light Years Away, is an absolutely fucking killer hard rocker, then the rest of the album just tends to follow suit. good good killer shit here

CD: The Rods - Let Them Eat Metal
From: hair metal again Date: September 22, 2020 at 9:16
very good heavy hard music with a street rock n roll feel at times!great riffs ,solid rhythm section and short catchy anthemic rockers along with that classic artwork make Let Them Eat Metal worth getting !"she s so tight" and "let them eat metal" are the highlights

CD: Tokyo Motor Fist - Lions
From: Doug Date: September 21, 2020 at 16:35
Will easily make my Best of 2020 HH List!

CD: Harem Scarem - The Early Years
From: playhogan Date: September 19, 2020 at 0:55
The 1st release and this release of demos are great stuff if you are a AOR/MR fan. They went from amazing to modern rock crap in my opinion. The two Rubber releases are also modern rock crap. I know that everyone's taste varies but I cannot listen to the band anymore. I know this, Pete Lesperance is wasting his guitar talent playing modern rock. Just like Vivian Campbell playing for Def Leppard.

CD: Shakra - Mad World
From: 123charpenay Date: September 17, 2020 at 17:38
with this new record shakra invent absoluty nothing.if you are fan of these swiss guys ( like me),you can buy closed eyes this new and excellent realise.the production is perfect,the sound of this record sound delicious,clear and mighty.all songs are killer songs with irresistible choruse, very catchy riffs(except track 2 and 3 too modern for me) and burning guitar s solo.i can add that the ballad "new tomorrow" is a hit.

CD: Toto - Isolation
From: hair metal again Date: September 16, 2020 at 5:39
excellent release once again for the mighty TOTO , a band that never repeats itself and every tune is a thrill!the musicianship as expected is out standing and the songs are very strong with hundreds of great hooks !"how does it feel","lion","carmen" and "endless" are great songs indeed!essential

CD: Baileys Comet - Judgement Day
From: Holland4you Date: September 15, 2020 at 9:40
WOW this cd stinks production wise WOW!!! This is so bad it hurts my ears. Songs are great but all in all it's not great!

CD: TNT - Intuition
From: hair metal again Date: September 14, 2020 at 11:07
Excellent album for TNT and personally fav of mine along with Firefly! Superb guitars,sensational vocals and some big songs along with a crystal clear production create a classic of that era!Essential

CD: Saga - Images At Twilight
From: fdr Date: September 12, 2020 at 17:00
Great second album. Saga's music is very unique and original, short songs, almost poppy but always very sophisticated, layered, perfectly arranged and played, very captivating, and also with interesting lyrics. They had their highs and lows during their long career but this is one of their strongest releases and contains one of their biggest hits, You're not alone. One personal anecdote about this album: it's the last album I listened on September 11th 2001 before turning on the tv and seeing the pandemonium happening in Manhattan; when I went back to my room to put it away and looked at the cover I felt shivers...kinda spooky.

CD: Blue Oyster Cult - Cultosauraus Erectus
From: fdr Date: September 12, 2020 at 16:22
One of the, if not the, best BOC album, visionary, full of ideas, powerful, sophisticated, funny and varied. Came out in '80, I bought it in 1990 and in 2020 I'm still enjoying it big time! Essential!

CD: Arrival - Life Is a Show
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: September 11, 2020 at 20:05
Great AOR from the SWiss Band Arrival. Best tracks: What Can I Say, Hold On, Sandra (EXCELLENT BALLAD) and I Feel For You (another song from the heart). If you haven't tried them yet. Give em a try. I'm sure you'll like them. ps) you can grab their songs to listen to on you tube.

CD: Sargant Fury - Still Want More
From: hair metal again Date: September 11, 2020 at 18:28
excellent debut for SARGANT FURY with that good classic German hard rockin sound that strongly reminds me of VICTORY!guitar driven commercial rock n roll with no fillers (maybe 1or 2) that will cheer you up with its energy and quality!"mindgames","love me","slow n easy" and "dont you know" are fine songs indeed!essential

CD: The Michael Schenker Group - The Unforgiven
From: fdr Date: September 11, 2020 at 16:23
Good album. If you're into this just to enjoy Michael's playing than it's great because he's riffing and soloing as good as ever. The actual songs are good but maybe nothing spectacular. Well, if it was an Ufo album and Mogg was singing this material it would probably be as great as Ufo's "Walk on water" but Keeling is not Mogg. Still, an enjoyable album.

CD: Lita Ford - Lita
From: titothetitan Date: September 11, 2020 at 14:27
First time a listened to full-album by Lita and I'm completely in love with her voice and songs. 'Falling In and Out of Love' , 'Fatal Passion', 'Broken Dreams' are my favourites. Very good hard rock Cd.

CD: Arrival - Delayed
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: September 11, 2020 at 1:04
WOW!!! LEAD THE WAY IS RIGHT!! What a great song..this whole cd is excellent..reminds me of Jimi Jamison singing. Great, catchy songs that you listen to over and over again...what MORE do you NEED?!! Check em out..I'm sure you will enjoy this cd.

CD: David Carl Band - Can't Slow Down
From: hair metal again Date: September 9, 2020 at 17:47
very good release for DAVID CARL BAND with a nice radio friendly sound and a strong production that helps the songs standout!the vocals are pretty warm and the songwriting in a high level with rockers like "innocent kiss","trapped","insatiable" and ballads like "arms of love"!thanks to MTM this gem is in our collection

CD: Landfall - The Turning Point
From: 123charpenay Date: September 9, 2020 at 17:39
good a o r record but nothing new under the sun.it s easy and enjoyable to listen ,but they have not the spark of class,like perfect plan.perfect plan is far better.

CD: Thundermother - Heat Wave
From: 123charpenay Date: September 9, 2020 at 17:29
excellent new record from the girls of thundermother.one more time the production is perfect,the singer is phenomemal,and all the songs are catchy and varied.the ballad (track 6) "sleep" is great.always the same recipe ,their music is a mix of ac/dc and rock godess.if you are fan of this kind of hard rock you can buy closed eyes.trust me.be carefull if you buy this cd ,buy the digipack with 13 songs (3 bonus tracks).

CD: East Coast - East Coast
From: hair metal again Date: September 8, 2020 at 13:54
very good release for EAST COAST from Holland offering a keyboard driven sound that will satisfy fans of DALTON or ALIEN !it is really soft but the hooks and the melodies are present and along with some great guitar solos the result is pretty enjoyable!"hes your lover","now the time is right"and "red light lady" are fine songs indeed

CD: Soundtracks - Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
From: Auslander Date: September 6, 2020 at 8:18
The new movie inspired me to get out my old soundtrack disc and give it a spin. This soundtrack is actually better than I remembered. Even the few pop songs are enjoyable enough. Anyway, it is far better than the new Bill and Ted Movie!

CD: Wildness - Ultimate Demise
From: the rocker Date: September 5, 2020 at 18:28
Samples sound great, can't wait for it!

CD: Impellitteri - Pedal To The Metal
From: hair metal again Date: September 5, 2020 at 9:58
very good album for IMPELLITTERI once again with that masive guitar sound both in rhythm and leads and an excellent production that hepls the songs stand out!Strong vocals and metal melodies that will satisfy all metalheads with a slightly updated approach without being nu metal!very good nowadays heavy metal

CD: McQueen Street - McQueen Street
From: 123charpenay Date: September 3, 2020 at 17:21
good hard u s record in the vein of wildside.(wilside is better).the three ballads are superbs."in heaven" is a fantastic song a hit.but we have two fillers track 7 an average song.track 1 "when i m in the mood" a very weak song where the singer don t sing but yap like a dog in heat.horrible.nevertheless these two fault of taste i recommand this cd.

CD: Warrior - Fighting for the Earth
From: Tollitiger Date: September 3, 2020 at 2:45
Another Classic One from the 80`s , Pure American Metal as it`s Best

CD: McQueen Street - McQueen Street
From: Tollitiger Date: September 3, 2020 at 2:40
A Strong 1st Record at the Wrong Time ,Great Hard Rock / Hair Metal

CD: McQueen Street - McQueen Street 2
From: Tollitiger Date: September 3, 2020 at 2:34
For my people is this a Masterpiece in Rock History,The Music The Lyrics,everything.For me My Sacrifice is the Most ass kicking Peace of Music I have Heard,Amazing Job Guys 👍

CD: Tokyo Blade - Dark Revolution
From: Doug Date: September 2, 2020 at 21:48
Listening to this now, guitar riffs are great, but for me, the singing is a bit weak.

CD: Michael Zee - Candyland
From: hair metal again Date: September 2, 2020 at 6:52
Very good release for MICHAEL ZEE taking a rockier path and offering a solid sound and performance with catchy smooth songs and creating a fine rockin viber!"dont do the crime","tooth and nail" and " i get shy" are nice rocker s and overall a recommended one

CD: Stabilizers - Tyranny
From: Doug Date: August 31, 2020 at 20:49
I commented on this 5 years ago, listening to this album today, a bit of an odd album, songs are so, so, and then all of a sudden, "One Simple Thing" is great.

CD: Fifth Angel - Fifth Angel
From: dany69 Date: August 31, 2020 at 19:21
That is About REAL METAL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CD: Shooting Star - It's Not Over
From: fdr Date: August 31, 2020 at 13:48
Very good album, polished and perfectly written/arranged/played AOR, even though it's lacking the personality of previous releases: sometimes reminds me of Strangeways more than early Shooting Star. This is not necessarily a bad thing. So, if you're looking for more magic in the vein of the first three albums you'll be maybe disappointed but, on its own merits, this album still holds up very strongly.

CD: Punky Meadows - Fallen Angel
From: fdr Date: August 31, 2020 at 12:50
Punky is a true rocker and of course a fabulous guitar player; here he's delivering classic american solid hard rock, sometimes close to Angel but not afraid to show a certain feeling for melodies that to me are almost 60's sounding, a la Beatles. Great band backing him: 3 of them ended in the reunited Angel a couple of years later. Anyway, my version doesn't have DiMino guesting which is disappointing, apparently there must be different versions around as the two bonus tracks are also different from the ones shown above.

CD: Alessandro Del Vecchio - Sounds From The Notebook - The Demo Sessions
From: juan carlos Date: August 31, 2020 at 4:19
Good songs of the different bands/projects in his career. "Edge of Tomorrow" is my favorite track. It lacks more great guitar solos, just ok solos in my opinion. 80/100

CD: Golden Earring - Golden Earring
From: fdr Date: August 30, 2020 at 21:59
Good album by a great band, a mix of hard rock with some mellower moments, sometimes almost like Jethro Tull and Wishbone Ash!

CD: Warp Drive - Gimme Gimme
From: hair metal again Date: August 30, 2020 at 9:14
Excellent debut for WARP DRIVE that sometimes is ahead of its time with those difficult and beatiful melodic lines that keep the interest high in every note!the performance is very good,warm vocals , great guitars parts almost every Where and very strong songs!surely among the best indies

CD: Arabia - 1001 Nights
From: 123charpenay Date: August 29, 2020 at 19:58
robin mac auley is better no doubt.

CD: Arabia - 1001 Nights
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 27, 2020 at 19:25
OK if anyone can listen to "runaway Rene" and "1001 Nights" and NOT have a smile on your face you need to check your pulse, see if you're still breathing. Awesome tracks...awesome cd. BTW> does anyone else hear a little Robin McCauley in the singer's voice??

CD: Chris Antblad - Age of Concord: Soldier of Fortune
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 25, 2020 at 16:57
awesome cd as usual. Killer cd!! Chris Antblad has such an awesome voice for AOR singing. favorites: 1,2,3,4,5,6,10 If you haven't heard him give him a try. He's quickly becoming one of my favorite AOR singers. Rock On!

CD: Chris Antblad - Age of Concord: On the Radio
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 25, 2020 at 15:58
well to ME IMO Chris Antblad can do "no wrong". Another killer cd!! Awesome voice..I am really starting to think of him as one of my top AOR singers. Awesome melodies, sing-a-longs, etc... he's got it all! Favorites: 1,2,3,5,8 (killer track). The rest are VERY GOOD just not a favorite. Give him a listen, you won't be disappointed. Rock on!

CD: Alter Bridge - Blackbird
From: Auslander Date: August 25, 2020 at 3:36
Some troll ratings must have gone against the low score this album received on this site. This is truly a modern rock masterpiece. If anyone says they like the (inferior) Shinedown but hate Alter Bridge, they need their ears professionally cleared. Stand-up track is the self-titled one, and it features one of the all-time great twin guitar solos. This album deserves reappraisal on this forum.

CD: Passion - Under the Covers
From: Auslander Date: August 25, 2020 at 3:26
Pity this was digital only. Faithful covers giving old gems a modern sheen. Passion is one of the best modern bands for the style I enjoy best.

CD: Squares - Best of the Early '80s
From: Doug Date: August 24, 2020 at 23:03
I stumbled on this the other day. It's a good album, has a little bit of everything. At times, a new wave vibe to it, the band name for one thing, then kinda prog rock, a few slower songs, and overarching it all is this great guitar playing, and then you see it's Satch, and you go, "oh okay, makes sense." Worth a few spins, IMO.

CD: Shooting Star - Hang On for Your Life
From: Doug Date: August 24, 2020 at 21:48
"fdr" totally agree, a great little band that did not get its due, IMO. Love this album!

CD: Animal Drive - Bite!
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 24, 2020 at 17:59
well, well, well....we have Animal Drive from Croatia. IMO they play a POWER METAL type of music. Think Masterplan or Messiah's Kiss with a singer like Jorne Lande and you get the picture. How's it sound..pretty good..I like tracks 2,3,4,5 (great song) and 7 (KILLER track) If you haven't heard them check them out. Rock On!

CD: Angeline - Shadowlands
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 23, 2020 at 16:55
ok after a sub-par (that's being nice) cd like Disconnected, the boys are BACK!! This time with a more AOR sound (which fits them perfectly). This cd is a real gem. If you haven't heard them yet. Give them a listen. Favorite tracks are: 3,4,5,6,9. The others are solid just not a favorite. Rock On!

CD: Angelica - Thrive
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 22, 2020 at 17:33
MAN WHAT A VOICE!! I have NEVER loved all or almost all tracks before listening to this cd. There is only 2 songs I didn't LOVE. This is killer...IMO If you haven't tried this girl out you are REALLY missing out. LONG LIVE ANGELICA!! Rock On!

CD: Demolition 23 - Demolition 23
From: dany69 Date: August 21, 2020 at 20:36
Damn Amazing one,,,, just find It

CD: Ozzy Osbourne - Diary of a Madman
From: fdr Date: August 21, 2020 at 12:41
Super classic second album from the Blizzard oof Oz band: if the first one has more classics, this one has the best deeper cuts. Mandatory listen for classic 80's hard rock! Of course, Sarzo and Aldridge don't play a single note on the album, as it's clearly the rhythm section of Daisley/Kerslake at work here.

CD: Blue Oyster Cult - Hard Rock Live Cleveland 2014
From: fdr Date: August 21, 2020 at 6:52
Great live album from 2014. Of course , it's not "On your feet or on your knees", not even "ET live", but Buck Dharma's talents as a guitar player and singer still shine and Bloom's vocals still capture the unique mood of BOC music. Great and long set list.

CD: Shooting Star - Hang On for Your Life
From: fdr Date: August 21, 2020 at 6:45
Great, inspired and solid second offering, more or less on par with the first album. I find the best moments come when the band is pushing a little harder, like on the title track or "Teaser", while softer material works mainly thanks to Gary West's amazing vocals. What a great little band.

CD: Blue Oyster Cult - 45th Anniversary Live in London
From: fdr Date: August 20, 2020 at 19:20
In 2020, before the release of "The symbol remains" the band released several live albums covering the last 6/7 years of they career, celebrating various anniversaries. This one has them playing the whole of the first album and it might be the best of these recent live releases: sure, the Bouchard brothers are missing and Bloom's voice is getting thinner and more fragile with the passing of time but the magic of hearing great tunes very rarely if ever played live is priceless: "Screams", "She's as beautiful as a foot", "Before the kiss" can still cast a magic spell on me. And with Richie Castellano they found a very stable asset, as he's a great guitarist, singer, keyboardist: listen to the glorious jam during "Last days of May" for proof! (Just one thing: what's this thing of Richie breaking guitar strings during solos?) Buck Dharma of course is one of the best and more melodic soloist of his generations and still plays great. Recommended.

CD: Whitesnake - 1987
From: fdr Date: August 20, 2020 at 12:18
At the time, their worst album by far, in my opinion, but only because later he managed to do even worse! How can he con from "Slide it in", soulful bluesy huge sounding hard rock, to this plastic, soulless, badly recorded and badly mixed mess that has very little to do with what Whitesnake meant until then is one of the misteries in history of hard rock. He tried a couple of times to come back, with "Into the light" and "Restless heart" but it was too late. Sure with this album he broke the american charts but from a musical point of view he completely killed the band.

CD: Dio - Dream Evil
From: fdr Date: August 20, 2020 at 11:57
Another good album but the previous ones are all better. Ronnie's voice is still the strongest element but the songwriting is not on par with the first tho Dio albums. Sure there are still several good moments.

CD: Trevor Rabin - Face to Face
From: fdr Date: August 19, 2020 at 15:08
Trevor Rabin is a super talented musician and of course Yes struck gold when they got him in the band for "90125". But in the late 70's he was trying to make it as a solo artist and I got the feeling the label was trying to market him as a kind of a pretty face guitar hero. Actually the music on offer here is a very melodic hard/pomp rock, think Styx, Night Ranger, sometimes with a pop feeling. He's also a great singer. Would love to see him go back to these sounds at least for one record but he's probably too busy producing movie soundtracks these days, and enjoying the royalties for Owner of a lonely heart!

CD: Blue Oyster Cult - Cult Classic
From: fdr Date: August 19, 2020 at 8:46
I don't get the criticism some are expressing for this title: it is what it is, not a compilation but the band with the 1994 line up rerecording some of the hits; a lot of bands did this basically I think, the free the rights to use those songs when playing live instead of paying old record companies, etc. The new versions sound strong and you get a studio version of Buck's boogie that until then was only available as a b side to a single. Ok it's for completists but it's an interesting cd.

CD: Deep Purple - Whoosh!
From: fdr Date: August 18, 2020 at 20:20
Third album in a relatively short few years with Bob Ezrin as a producer. Very enjoyable record, in line with Now What and Infinite but somehow different, with some fresh ideas. Purple of course are a different beast compared to the glorious band of the 70's but wisely they adapt to their age and I think they are the first band to write the rules on "how to still rock hard and loud when you're into your 70's" From this point of view, they still are writing significant chapters not only in their own but also in the history of hard rock!

CD: Magnum - The Serpent Rings
From: fdr Date: August 18, 2020 at 19:58
Glorious return after the already solid previous "Lost on the road to eternity". I think this is slightly better; sure they won't win any new fans with these albums because they are staying very wisely within their confort zone but somehow they manage to sound fresh and convincing. If you liked any of the previous reunion albums you'll probably find this is better, surely on par with "Princess Alice" and "Sacred blood".

CD: Julian Angel's Beautiful Beast - California Suntan
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 18, 2020 at 18:21
This is one killer hard rock cd!! Singer reminds me of "Bonfire's"....anyone else hear that? Tracks to listen to? Try 1 thru 7 and that will tell you all you need to know about this cd. Buy it!! hands down AWESOME cd!!

CD: Night Ranger - Dawn Patrol
From: fdr Date: August 18, 2020 at 16:16
Listening to this album now and even after 27 years it's still a melodic heavy rock classic! Like many said, the perfect mix of Van Hagar/Journey/Foriegner, every song could be a great single, apart for the closing cut, maybe. Killer record!

CD: Stryper - Against the Law
From: dany69 Date: August 17, 2020 at 20:08
The Only differences Now is Motley SUXX Big time but Stryper Still ROCK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CD: Vigilants - Run For Cover
From: hair metal again Date: August 13, 2020 at 10:41
Very good debut ep for VIGILANTS from Canada that has a fine hard rockin sound with many melodic lines that will satisfy every body!all the songs are ok and you ll love the vocals first and backing!shoulda been more

CD: London - Live
From: Metal T Date: August 12, 2020 at 23:13
Recorded live' in Tennessee June-2012.D@mn good live set! Just way too short...

CD: Amy Wolter - Hit Me in the Heart
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 12, 2020 at 18:34
well let's see. This is an AOR album with a touch of Christian to it on some songs. The singer is very good, she really sings her butt off. Many songs are very catchy and you'll be singing, humming some of these tunes right from the start. Favorites are: 1,2,3,7,8,10 & 11. Give them a try. I'm sure you'll like them.

CD: Crystal Roxx - Pass the Buck
From: hair metal again Date: August 12, 2020 at 5:38
very good hair metal music for CRYSTAL ROXX a band that tried always to go with the music industry and achieve success ,as they altered their sound easily from record to record!they might not been big believers but hair metal music is AWESOME and that s wh this album is recommended!the rockers are ok and could be better with a better production but the ballads are truly excellent!"violet eyes","for you","does it matter" are great songs indeed!recommended

CD: Tesla - Gold
From: Jay K Date: August 10, 2020 at 23:11
This is glaringly missing "Changes."

CD: Tokyo Motor Fist - Lions
From: Pee Dee Date: August 10, 2020 at 20:47
Killer melodic rock album from beginning to end with some classic AOR touches (and some classic Def Leppard influences to boot.) I'm sure it'll get some stick from the metal heads, but I can't get enough of it. 'Youngblood' became an instant favourite song of mine. Congrats to Ted, Steve, Chuck, and Greg.

CD: The Amorettes - White Hot Heat
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 10, 2020 at 17:33
This cd kicks major @#$!!! In the vein of Vixen. Vocals are great and the melody and tone of this album is excellent. If you haven't tried them...give me a shot!! In particular "let the neighbours call the cops" is KILLER! ROCK ON'!

CD: Ammotrack - Ammotrack
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 9, 2020 at 17:18
well well well..let's see what we got. MODERN Hard Rock in the vein of Disturbed, Hinder, etc.... If you like those bands give this a try. Favorites are: S.H.O.U.T., A Bigger Bang (killer track), You're Nothing But A lie & Hey Baby.

CD: Grand Prix - There For None To See
From: hair metal again Date: August 9, 2020 at 10:28
very good album for GRAND PRIX based on music written by Phil Lanzon and a fine voc performance by Robin Mc Auley offering straight rock pomp music with strong key lines!the songs are ok but not anything special even though the quality is there!good stuff,just not great

CD: World Trade - Euphoria
From: tentacle Date: August 7, 2020 at 21:12
@ 707 STAR So you decided to give it a rating of 1/100? And why do you have to shout? Are you angry? Do you think world is a better place after your outburst, does it help? I really hope so.

CD: American Noise - American Noise
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 7, 2020 at 20:05
Hey guys. I bought this computer from a friend and when I started using it I found a HUGE amount of bands/songs to try. He said "they are yours now". One of the bands/albums was THIS one. I have it on MP3's in 192kbps form. If anyone is interested let me know and I can send you the mp3 files for you to hear. Just thought I'd throw that out there. KEEP ROCKIN'!

CD: Warrant - Cherry Pie
From: Rockhunter666 Date: August 7, 2020 at 19:06
Warrant was the band took me into HR/HM world, it will be always one of my favorite bands. This album is well produced, great song written and over the top performance. Warrant is different since Jani gone. RIP Jani... your music is awesome!

CD: AlternativA - A Night in Starlight
From: MelodicMetal4Ever Date: August 7, 2020 at 1:09
ok..I HAD to try this band out (found them online on youtube). Listened to the whole cd. First let me say this is VERY LITE AOR. This is a band to listen to when you want to unwind and relax after a hard day's work. is it BAD? HARDLY..I actually found myself tapping my toes to most of it. The singer has a very good voice, there's melody and rhythm in EVERY song. If you are expecting a HIGH energy band to listen to do NOT let it be this one. You have to come in with an open mind. Give them a listen other then the intro tracks 2 thru 7 are pretty good.

CD: Tokyo Motor Fist - Lions
From: edukiki Date: August 6, 2020 at 21:01
I like so much Ted poley and Steve Brown, but I got to say this album is very loose, lacks punch, lacks strength, and it lacks good guitar riffs.he has plenty of mid tempos and ballads, I, ll wait much from this album, for my taste very laze

CD: Serpentine - Circle Of Knives
From: kinghanuk Date: August 6, 2020 at 15:54
A really good melodic hard rock/metal album and Adam Payne's voice fits the music very well. You can find brilliant melodic hooks in every song. Highly recommended.

CD: Mr. Big - Live
From: hair metal again Date: August 6, 2020 at 10:54
The mighty MR BIG in their peak offering an astonishing live performance!essential

CD: The Rods - Wild Dogs
From: hair metal again Date: August 3, 2020 at 17:25
very good release for THE RODS back in 82 with that street hard heavy sound that it s quite strong & electric !the songs are remarkable with some interesting hooks and even some melodic choruses like "burned by love" or "end of the line" but also some great rockers like "too hot to stop","no sweet talk honey"!highly recommended and a classic art work as well

CD: Rik Emmett - Ipso Facto
From: hair metal again Date: August 2, 2020 at 9:54
What an album! excellent release for RIK EMMETT , much better than his debut with many different music elements combined perfectly!the performance and the songwriting are of the highest level and all the songs are fine!essential

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