British hard rock

Estrella - We Will Go On (Own Label)

So-so, but not unworthy of your attention...
Release Date: 
21 Jun 2015 - 11:30pm

Young Scottish hopefuls Estrella have released an album that, whilst fine for what it is, is not going to find the world beating a path to their door after listening to it.

FM - Heroes and Villains (Frontiers Music)

It's hard to believe, but after 30 years FM still get better and better...
Release Date: 
16 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

UK hard rock veterans FM return to the fray with their ninth studio album – and it’s an absolute cracker.

UFO - A Conspiracy of Stars (SPV/Steamhammer)

Captivating stuff.
Release Date: 
22 Feb 2015 - 11:30pm

You’ve got to love UFO.

Ten - Albion (Rocktopia Records)

Almost a return to the band's twentieth century glory days...
Release Date: 
23 Nov 2014 - 11:30pm

British hard rockers Ten are something of an institution in AOR circles today, a state of affairs that never ceases to cause puzzlement to my mind; I’ve heard every one of their al

Daylight Robbery - Falling Back to Earth (Solar Flare)

UK hopefulls plunder the past with mixed results...
Release Date: 
13 Oct 2014 (All day)

UK hard rockers Daylight Robbery return with a new album, Falling Back to Earth, that once again brings their slick package of mid-eighties influenced Brit rock/AOR to the

Alan Kelly's Seven Hard Years - No Place in Heaven (Lynchburg Records)

Solid Hard Rock from a couple of Shy alumni...
Release Date: 
30 Jun 2014 (All day)

AOR and hard rock fans might remember the name Alan Kelly; He played drums for Brit hard rock not-quite-weres Shy all through the eighties and nineties, propelling

Terraplane - Black and White (Cherry Red Reissue)

A surprisingly pleasant trip down memory lane...

South London rockers Terraplane were one of British hard rock’s nearly bands.

Skindred - Kill the Power (Cooking Vinyl)

Red hot Reggae Reggae sauce, or a disappointing splash of corner shop tomato ketchup?
Release Date: 
3 Mar 2014 - 11:30pm

A lot has already been said of this album. Totally aside from Skindred's award-winning live performances, their recorded efforts have been nothing short of rather spectacular.

BlackWolf - The Hunt (Own Label)

Not quite their time... yet...
Release Date: 
2 Mar 2014 (All day)

I’ve no doubt these UK classic rock pups are OOZIN' with sincerity; I don’t have a problem with young geezers making music there’s a fair chance their granddads mighta got a groove on to in their s

Snakecharmer - Snakecharmer (Frontiers)

Uber-wexperienced industry veterans return with a new lease of life and a spring in the step...
Release Date: 
24 Jan 2013 - 11:30pm