💿💿💿SPECIAL💿💿💿 2021: An Year of HARD ROCK on Hardrockheavymetal! Another year is gone (this mad 2021) and it's time to show our highlights in HARD ROCK world..as usual NO CHARTS! We start with the brilliant solo album by Joel Hoekstra, able to express his skills also out from WHITESNAKE or Trans Siberian Orchestra, and with return of the monicker MSG..IMMORTAL is a smart comeback. New version of THE DEAD DAISIES featuring Glenn Hughes was out with HOLY GROUND, while VOOD
ALBUM "Lookin' For a Future"
LABEL Volcano Records & Promotion
OUR RATING 84/100
Alive is an italian hard rock band able to mix the energy of its debut album with the classic hard rock tradition, showing all with a contemporary touch.
Founded by the guitarist Giuseppe Ricciolino with singer Marco Patrocchi, shortly this project has also involved the bassist Mattia Tibuzzi, drummer Dario Di Pasquale and rhythmic guitarist Simone Aversano.
After our opinions about NWOTHM, NWOBHM and (CLASSIC) METAL, now it's time to show you our HARD ROCK HIGHLIGHTS..also this time..NO CHARTS! From UK, LIVING THE DREAM was the last URIAH HEEP masterpiece, an amazing album for an evergreen band; the same title was choosen by SLASH featuring MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS, in their best shape with an high level platter. From UK another gem made by DON AIREY, keyboardist of DEEP PURPLE and his solo band, enhanced by CARL SENTA
GET YOUR WINGS is the 2nd studio album by Aerosmith, out on March 1st, 1974. The album is the first to produced by Jack Douglas, who produced the band's next four albums.
Get Your Wings was recorded at the Record Plant in New York City between December 1973 and January 1974 with Jay Messina who engineered the sessions. One of the most famous tracks is a "Train Kept A-Rollin'" (the Yardbirds) cover. Tyler plays the piano on "Lord of the Thighs".
The original lyric for "Sa
BAND KICKSTARTER RITUAL ALBUM READY TO TAKE A RIDE OUT 2017 (Oct 2017 dgt-April 2018 cd) LABEL Self-release (Promotion ATOMIC STUFF) OUR RATING 85/100 Kickstarter Ritual is a stoner-influenced rock’n’roll power trio led by a drummer singer.
In 2013 drummer Fortu decided to put together a project that could mix love for
rock and roll and the catchiness of fast, sharp rhythms. Fortu was already well known in North Italy as cofounder of the glam metal band Houston. Francesco,
BAND DEAD CITY RUINS ALBUM NEVER SAY DIE LABEL AFM RECORDS OUT 2018 (April 20th) OUR RATING 84/100 After two great works, it's time for the 3rd chapter of the career od DEAD CITY RUINS, the Hard Rock band from Melbourne. It's confirmed their love for classic Hard Rock, that gut and full of inspiration in the best 70's tradition. Their landmarks are masters as Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, granted on several occasions, the latter especially in the Ozzy's era. They are able t
BIG GUN is a song by AC/DC, released as single in 1993 and available on soundtrack of the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie "Last Action Hero". It was later released on the 2009 AC/DC box set "Backtracks"
The video clip was similar to the one for "You Could Be Mine" (released to support the film "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"), where Schwarzenegger interacted with Guns N' Roses.
The video was released on "Family Jewels Disc 3", part of the 2009 box set "Backtracks". TRACKLIST
BAND THE DEAD DAISIES ALBUM BURN IT DOWN OUT 2018 (April 6th) LABEL SPITFIRE MUSIC/SPV OUR RATING 85/100 After 6 year, four studio full-length and a live album, someone insists on calling them project or superband..they are only an amazing band with top musicians who never stop to surprise us! Out BRIAN TICHY, so busy in several projects, now it's time for DEEN CASTRONOVO to be involved. We really like his contribution, finally free to disclose his hard side! HARD..Yeah..beca
SKYSCRAPER is the second full-length by David Lee Roth, out in 1988 via Warner Bros. Records.
It was made shortly after the "Eat 'em and Smile World Tour". This album features hit singles as "Just Like Paradise" and "Damn Good".
The following "Skyscraper Tour" was successful. STEVE VAI, co-producer of Skyscraper and heavily involved as songwriter, and BILLY SHEEHAN, left the group over various controversies regarding this album. TRACKLIST "Knucklebones" 3:18 "Just Like Para
"The House of Blue Light" is the 12th studio album by Deep Purple, released in 1987. It is the second album, after reforming of Mark II line-up. Two promotional videos to the songs "Bad Attitude" and "Call of the Wild" were out at these times. Several tracks on the LP and cassette versions are shorter than those of the original CD released in 1987. The 1999 CD remaster used the original vinyl master tapes, and so its running time is correspondingly shorter than the original C
BAND SERPICO ALBUM ROCK TATTOO LABEL SECRET ENTERTAINMENT OUT 2018 (March 9th) OUR RATING 82/100 SERPICO are an Hard Rock band from Pori, Finland.
Serpico has become familiar by their praised music videos and active touring around Europe and now they're ready with this new album of thunderous Rock'n'Roll. The first self-titled song, ROCK TATTOO is a no-frills hard'n'roll with some punky drops. SHOUT is and Hard Rock tunes more 80's and more Us inspired, with interesting melo
BAND RED ELEVEN ALBUM FUELED BY FIRE LABEL SECRET ENTERTAINMENT OUT 2018 (Marc 23rd) OUR RATING 78/100 RED ELEVEN are a band form FINLAND, out from today with a new EP called "Fueled By Fire", published by Secret Entertainment. This release includes three previously released single tracks (Again, You've Been Warned and Back In Time) and also two previously unreleased ones. "Fueled By Fire" is the last Red Eleven release with Pasi Pasanen on drums, before leaving the band at
RENEGADE is the 11th studio album by Thin Lizzy, released in 1981.
It was the first album in which Darren Wharton was credited as a effective member.
However his picture was excluded from the album sleeve. RENEGADE was the second and last album with Snowy White as guitarist. TRACKLIST Side A
1."Angel of Death" Phil Lynott, Darren Wharton 6:18
2."Renegade" Lynott, Snowy White 6:08
3."The Pressure Will Blow" Scott Gorham, Lynott 3:46
4."Leave This Town" Gorham, Lynott 3:
FIGHTING is the 5th studio album by Thin Lizzy released in 1975. With this album the band forged a trademark twin guitars sound, thanks to Scott Gorham and Brian Robertson. The track "Suicide" was originally played by Thin Lizzy with Eric Bell, including on a BBC broadcast recorded in July 1973. It was first performed with different lyrics and with title "Baby's Been Messing". TRACKLIST Side one 1."Rosalie" (Bob Seger cover) Bob Seger 3:11 2."For Those Who Love to Live" Bri
BAND MARCO MENDOZA ALBUM VIVA LA ROCK LABEL MIGHTY MUSIC/TARGET GROUP OUT 2018 (March 2nd) OUR RATING 85/100 MARCO MENDOZA is a well-known name in HARD ROCK history, member of several iconic bands as THIN LIZZY, BLUE MURDER, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT, THE DEAD DAISIES and many more. With this solo album we have the chance to reconfirm him as a complete musician and as a great singer. VIVA LA ROCK is an album totally enjoyable, an album well-played with good songs and a lot of in
UNBREAKABLE is the 15th studio album by Scorpions, released in 2004. After "Moment of Glory" recorded with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and of the unplugged album "Acoustica", Scorpions returned in studio with producer Dieter Dierks to record two songs for the greatest hits "Bad for Good: The Very Best of Scorpions". Next Scorpions started to work on a new album while touring. After ending the North American tour with Whitesnake in March 2003, band members started to record
💿 Hi, it’s a pleasure for us to have on Hardrockheavymetal TREVOR, well-known singer of cult death metal band SADIST! Welcome! TREVOR: Hi guys, thanks for the opportunity. Trevor and the Wolves is my solo project, but I’m always the Sadist’s singer. The bands are much different, Trevor and the Wolves is a hard rock band. It's been a long time, I started playing about thirty years ago. I was a young boy attracted by metal, from all the bands that made the genre famous. 💿 Can
BASTARDS is the 11th studio full lenght by Motörhead, out from 1993, via ZYX Records, the one and only for this label.
It' one of SIX studio albums with 4-piece line-up; as on the previous album Mikkey Dee was a 'special guest' drummer and hadn't officially joined the band. This album was originally to be titled DEVILS.
All tracks written by Kilmister, Campbell, Burston, Dee except where noted.
1."On Your Feet or on Your Knees" 2:34 2."Burner" 2:52 3."Death o
FACE THE HEAT was produced by the band Bruce Fairbairn and published through PolyGram.
This album had a more modern sound before later returning to their original style in Unbreakable in 2004. This is the last album with Herman Rarebell, and the first with Ralph Rieckermann on bass.
"Under the Same Sun" was played during the ending credits of the 1994 film "On Deadly Ground".
1."Alien Nation" Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine 5:44
2."No Pain No Gain"Schenker, Me
BAND WISHING WELL ALBUM RAT RACE
OUT 2018 (March 2nd)
LABEL INVERSE RECORDS RATING 84/100 Wishing Well, classic HARD ROCK combo from FINLAND, is ready to record its second album “Rat Race” on March 2, through INVERSE RECORDS. The first single, “Children Of Paradise”, was released on February 13th. The band features a new line-up with Rafael Castillo on vocals and Arto Teppo on Hammond organ. “Rat Race” is a follow-up to their debut album called “Chasing Rainbows”, released