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STEELCITY – Mach II (Album Review)

As I am sure many of you are adhering to the “stay at home orders” you may also be dealing with some boredom issues. To counteract that I present SteelCity’s second album Mach II as an instant 47-minute cure for boredom. This energetic, melodic 11 song romp will get your blood pumping and engulf your […]

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BLACK SABBATH – Heaven and Hell (Retro Album Review)

Blaster 1980 was an absolute blaster of a year for the release of classic rock albums. We had AC/DC’s Back in Black, Ace of Spades by Motorhead, Rush’s Permanent  Waves and British Steel by Judas Priest to name but a few. It is, then, a testament to Black Sabbath that their own Heaven and Hell […]

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ROCKBORN – Born To Rock (Album Review)

Were You “Born To Rock”? I always thought that someone had to pass on before being reincarnated (if you believe in that!) However I think the people upstairs have made an exception and decided that the world needed another Led Zeppelin within it to help the masses around the globe while fighting this pandemic. To […]

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OZ – Forced Commandments (Album Review)

Super-Quick In 2017 Finnish metallers OZ produced their first album of all-new songs in 31 years with the excellent Transition State. I reviewed it at the time for Decibel Geek so head over there if you need a refresher. Now, in relatively super-quick fashion, they are back with Forced Commandments, due out May 22 on […]

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HYSTERIA – Rock Police (EP Review)

From the land of mountains, cheese, chocolate and tiny little knives comes the Rock Police! Swiss hard rock band Hysteria issued their Rock Police EP on March 14, 2020. And it’s a great 80s inspired slab of high energy riffy rock! In 2013 Hysteria was formed by Arni (guitar), Manu (bass/vocals) and Mäse (drums) and […]

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THE WILD – Still Believe in Rock and Roll (Album Review)

Canada’s THE WILD! truly are a force to reckon with. They’ve grown a lot in popularity and recognition with good reason, but there’s still so very many not in the know. The band, based out of Kelowna, B.C. launched in 2012. Releasing their first video in 2014 for the song “Roadhouse” brought them airplay on […]

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BIFF BYFORD – School of Hard Knocks (Album Review)

School of Hard Knocks, the first-ever solo album by mighty Saxon frontman Biff Byford, was released February 21, 2020, on Silver Lining Music. After a legendary career in the music business which has lasted 45 years plus, you have to ask yourself what does Biff have in store for us. A little bit of everything […]

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BLIND TIGER – Blind Tiger (Album Review)

Third Eye Blind Tiger? Formed in 2009 by high school best friends Andy and Charlie, Blind Tiger are a band with real talent and identity.  The band have had a long apprenticeship to get to the point of releasing their self-titled album.  They spent considerable time honing their craft and sharing the stage with the […]

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