hard rock

Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock, Western Sand, State Villains, Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England 20/12/14

Good to see the man back to his best...

The end of a gruelling two month European tour which saw the band play five to six gigs every week, even travelling overnight at one stage from France to perform in North Wales for the Hard

Buffalo Killers - Fireball of Sulk (Sun Pedal Recordings)

Impressive stuff...

Ohio classic rockers Buffalo Killers aren’t the usual MaF fodder it has to be said, but they do cook up a mighty fine racket on this little EP so why not bring the

AC/DC - Rock or Bust (Columbia)

A big surprise, and no mistake...
Release Date: 
27 Nov 2014 - 11:30pm

Released amidst the twin adversities of founding member Malcolm Young’s dementia diagnosis and drummer Phil Rudd’s extraordinary run in with the law and subsequent

Forever Still - Scars (Own Label)

A pleasing, if brief, introduction...
Release Date: 
12 Nov 2014 - 11:30pm

The first in a trilogy of EPs that will eventually form the debut album of Danish metallists Forever Still, Scars is the perfect introduction to the band, explaining exact

Crazy Lixx - Crazy Lixx (Frontiers)

God-given rocken roll treatz... HELL YES!
Release Date: 
7 Nov 2014 (All day)

Swedish glamsters Crazy Lixx return with a fourth album that is – and this is hard to believe given the sublime quality of their recorded output thus far – without doubt their best

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

The Datsuns - Deep Sleep (Hellsquad Records)

Album number six from the legendary kiwis delivers on all fronts
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 12:00pm

My first car was a honey brown Datsun 1600 (a 510 for our US friends) I inherited from my old man, well inherited until he sold it.

Kissin' Dynamite - Megalomania (AFM Records)

Coming of age has never sounded so good...
Release Date: 
30 Sep 2014 (All day)

BOOM!! Lordy lordy lordy, what a bunch o’ toonz!

Trucker Diablo release single and announce new album details

Trucker Diablo are looking for fans to help with the new album by kicking in for their Pledge campaign.

They’ve found the keys, they’ve given the big truck a service, and they’re ready to put it back out on show.