hard rock

Melody Black - Love Your Demons (Riot! Entertainment)

It's not metal, but its bloody brilliant. Buy or die!
Release Date: 
4 Oct 2011 - 11:30pm

The moment the chorus of Over Me Over You erupts gloriously into your consciousness is the moment you become aware that Melody Black’s explosive debut, Love Your

3 - The Ghost You Gave Me (Metal Blade)

The usual eclectic mix and match from Joey Eppard and company
Release Date: 
10 Oct 2011 - 11:30pm

The return of 3, some two years after its last release, 2009’s largely excellent Revisions, was always going to cause a bit of trepidation among even the most ardent

Diamond Plate @ Gramercy (New York, NY), 18 October 2011

Male or Female. Young or Old. Hipster. Nerd. Metal Head. Black. White. Hispanic. Asian. Diamond Plate made everyone happy!

Big things are on the horizon for Diamond Plate. The Gramercy show in New York City fell during the CMJ Music Marathon and was chock full of industry photographers, record label, a

Uriah Heep - Live in Armenia (Frontiers/Riot)

Unpteenth live release from the Britrock veterans...
Release Date: 
22 Sep 2011 - 11:30pm

Whilst there is no doubt that Brit prog metallers Uriah Heep can still deliver the goods on the live front – they proved that here in Australia not so very long ago- it is de

Bucket & Co. - Guitars, Beers & Tears (Jerkin Crocus)

Pleasing hard rock grab bag from the Bad Company axeman

You’ll have to forgive the tardiness of this review – GB&T has been out for some while now – but even in the digital age sometimes only a carrier pigeon gets through.

House of Lords - Big Money (Frontiers/Riot)

Marvellous hard rock from the US veterans
Release Date: 
22 Sep 2011 - 11:30pm

House of Lords (or House of Wigs, as one of my more unkind-if prescient- mates used to insist on calling them back in the days of guns and roses) are such a complete anachronism in

Sinner - One Bullet Left (AFM Records)

They know what they like, and they like what they know...
Release Date: 
9 Sep 2011 (All day)

Every now and then it’s nice to just be presented with an album that is what it is; Sinner’s sixteenth studio album, One Bullet Left, is just such a refreshing

Sebastian Bach - Kicking & Screaming (Frontiers/Riot)

Better than we could have hoped for...
Release Date: 
22 Sep 2011 - 11:30pm

Where to begin with our man Bach?

Seven - Freedom Call (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

Confused Czech hard rock for people with 'eclectic' record collections...
Release Date: 
1 Sep 2011 - 11:30pm

Wow, what a weird album...

Electrik Dynamite Tour Continues This Weekend

Hair.Denim.Sex.Metal Out now!

With the music media eye firmly fixed on the Australian scene due to the success of its heavy acts as of late, one band have been honing its craft for the last few years before setting its sig