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THE ROCKPIT HARD ROCK METAL AND BLUES MUSIC ALBUM AND CD REVIEWS 2016









MUSIC REVIEWS 2016


Reviews include albums (all formats), DVD's, books and any other music related items.


BRINE - KILL THE ILL

Release Date: December 2nd 2016

KYNG - BREATHE IN THE WATER

Release Date: October 7th 2016

ICE MERCURY - BLIND LEADING THE LIFELESS

Release Date: November 2016

AT DEPTHS - At Depths

Release Date: November 23rd 2016

METALLICA - HARDWIRED...TO SELF DESTRUCT

Release Date: November 18th 2016

GALACTIC PEGASUS - PHANTOM OF THE HILL

Release Date: November 18th 2016

THE PEEP TEMPEL - JOY

Release Date: October 14th 2016

ZLATANERA - LEGERDEMAIN

Release Date: August 5th 2016

LAMB OF GOD - THE DUKE

Release Date: November 18th 2016

PRETTY MAIDS - KINGMAKER

Release Date: November 4th 2016

DATURA 4 - HAIRY MOUNTAIN

Release Date: October 28th 2016

BETH HART - FIRE ON THE FLOOR

Release Date: October 14th 2016

ALTER BRIDGE - THE LAST HERO

Release Date: October 7th 2016

KINGS OF LEON - WALLS

Release Date: October 14th 2016

LED ZEPPELIN - THE COMPLETE BBC SESSIONS

Release Date: September 16th 2016

SHIRAZ LANE - FOR CRYING OUT LOUD

Release Date: April 15th 2016

SHAKRA - HIGH NOON

Release Date: February 5th 2016

DELAIN - MOONBATHERS

Release Date: August 26th 2016

SHOTGUN SAWYER - THUNDERCHIEF

Release Date: August 13th 2016

DARREL TREECE-BIRCH - NO MORE TIME

Release Date: 2016

TYGERS OF PAN TANG - TYGERS OF PAN TANG

Release Date: October 21st 2016

THE MISSION - ANOTHER FALL FROM GRACE

Release Date: September 30th 2016

OPERATION MINDCRIME - RESURRECTION

Release Date: September 23rd 2016

TOXIC ROSE _ TOTAL TRANQUILITY

Release Date: May 16th 2016

COUNTER WORLD EXPERIENCE - PULSAR

Release Date: March 18th 2016

DOUG MACLEOD - LIVE IN EUROPE

Release Date: June 14th 2016

CROBOT - WELCOME TO FAT CITY

Release Date: September 2nd 2016

THUNDERBIRD - HEAVYWEIGHT

Release Date: 2016

DARE - SACRED GROUND

Release Date: July 15th 2016

CRAZY LIXX - SOUND OF THE LIVE MINORITY

Release Date: July 8th 2016

RAMONES - RAMONES (40th ANNIVERSARY)

Release Date: September 9th 2016

GHOST - POPESTAR (EP)

Release Date: September 16th 2016

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - CHAPTER AND VERSE

Release Date: September 23rd 2016

FIRST SIGNAL - ONE STEP OVER THE LINE

Release Date: June 3rd 2016

HELIX - ROCK IT SCIENCE

Release Date: July 12th 2016

SNAKEBITE WHISKY - TWO STEPS TO OBLIVION

Release Date: December 11th 2015

KISSIN' DYNAMITE - GENERATION GOODBYE

Release Date: July 8th 2016

CONQUEST - UNDER THE INFLUENCE

Release Date: 2016

EPITAPH - FIRE FROM THE SOUL

Release Date: March 18th 2016

FEMME FATALE - ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD

Release Date: May 10th 2016

THE FUMES - BLOODLESS

Release Date: February 2016

BREAKING POINT - SEPARATED (EP)

Release Date: 2016

MADAM MAYHEM - NOW YOU KNOW

Release Date: October 16th 2015

DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN - DISSOCIATION

Release Date: October 15th 2016

HARDLINE - HUMAN NATURE

Release Date: October 14th 2016

THE RADIO SUN - OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

Release Date: September 30th 2016

SHOTGUN RODEO - THE NEW STANDARD

Release Date: September 16th 2016

TESTAMENT - BROTHERHOOD OF THE SNAKE

Release Date: October 28th 2016

IDLEWAR - IMPULSE

Release Date: September 30th 2016

KANSAS - THE PRELUDE IMPLICIT

Release Date: September 23rd 2016

WILD SOULS - GAME OF LOVE

Release Date: October 31st 2016

TYKETTO - REACH

Release Date: October 14th 2016

AIRBOURNE - BREAKIN' OUTTA HELL

Release Date: September 23rd 2016

RED FANG - ONLY GHOSTS

Release Date: October 14th 2016

MESHUGGAH - THE VIOLENT SLEEP OF REASON

Release Date: October 7th 2016

THE SCREAMING JETS - CHROME

Release Date: May 6th 2016

THE QUIREBOYS - TWISTED LOVE

Release Date: September 2nd 2016

NOT INPUBLIC - Not InPublic

Release Date: 2016

LOST HOLLYWOOD - WHAT LIES BENEATH

Release Date: August 12th 2016

PALACE - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

Release Date: August 26th 2016

TRIGGERMAN - ATOMIC ROCK NUMBER 79

Release Date: July 2016

THE PHOENIX - MY TURN TO DEAL

Release Date: January 26th 2016

WORRY BLAST - HIT THE GAS

Release Date: January 22nd 2016

VEGA - WHO WE ARE

Release Date: May 13th 2016

HOBBSY - RISEN FROM THE DEAD

Release Date: 2015

PUNKY MEADOWS - FALLEN ANGEL

Release Date: May 20th 2016

BACK IN BLUE - A BLUES TRIBUTE TO AC/DC

Release Date: July 19th 2016

BIRTH OF JOY - GET WELL

Release Date: February 26th 2016

INNERWISH - Innerwish

Release Date: March 18th 2016

JANI LANE - CATCH A FALLING STAR

Release Date: February 26th 2016

NORDIC UNION - Nordic Union

Release Date: January 29th 2016

NOW OR NEVER - II

Release Date: February 26th 2016

CLAUDE HAY - ROLLERCOASTER

Release Date: September 9th 2016

TWISTED SISTER - THE BEST OF THE ATLANTIC YEARS

Release Date: August 28th 2016

GRAND REZERVA - HELL AND HIGH WATER

Release Date: May 6th 2016

TESLA - MECHANICAL RESONANCE LIVE

Release Date: August 26th 2016

KISS - ROCKS VEGAS

Release Date: August 26th 2016

BUFFLO CROWS - BOVONIC EMPIRE

Release Date: August 20th 2016

TOXICON - PURGE

Release Date: August 1st 2016

MICHAEL SWEET - ONE SIDED WAR

Release Date: August 26th 2016

KAATO

Release Date: July 1st 2016

GOD - GOD I

Release Date: August 22nd 2016

PRINCE - PURPLE REIGN

Release Date: October 4th 2016

JACKYL - ROWYCO

Release Date: August 5th 2016

SCORPION CHILD - ACID ROULETTE

Release Date: June 10th 2016

THE SUN &THE MOON & THE ROLLING STONES

Release Date: May 10th 2016

DUST BOWL JOKIES

Release Date: April 22nd 2016

JARTSE TUOMINEN - UNTOLD STORIES

Release Date: March 18th 2016

THE SURREALIST - NAKED AWARENESS

Release Date: September 17th 2016

STONE KINGS - FROM CREATION TO DEVASTATION

Release Date: July 27th 2016

NUCLEUST- RESISTIVITY

Release Date: August 26th 2016

PRIMACY - FAILURE AND SACRIFICE

Release Date: June 4th 2016

SODOM - DECISION DAY

Release Date: August 26th 2016

STEVEN TYLER - WE'RE ALL SOMEONE FROM SOMEWHERE

Release Date: July 15th 2016

TEMPT - RUNAWAY

Release Date: June 16th 2016

BUDDERSIDE - BUDDERSIDE

Release Date: July 29th 2016

DYNAZTY - TITANIC MESS

Release Date: April 15th 2016

THE CHRIS ROLLING SQUAD - EP

Release Date: December 25th 2015

STARCHASE - THE NEW DAY

Release Date: February 26th 2015

THE NEW BREED

Release Date: May 2016

REVOCATION - GREAT IS OUR SIN

Release Date: July 22nd 2016

KING OF THE NORTH - GET OUT OF YOUR WORLD

Release Date: August 5th 2016

HEART - BEAUTIFUL BROKEN

Release Date: July 8th 2016

ELM STREET - KNOCK EM OUT...WITH A METAL FIST

Release Date: June 24th 2016

THE DEAD DAISIES - MAKE SOME NOISE

Release Date: August 5th 2016

RIVAL SONS - HOLLOW BONES

Release Date: June 10th 2016

VOODOO HIGHWAY - PERVERT COUNTY

Release Date: Out Now 2016

BAT FOR LASHES - THE BRIDE

Release Date: July 1st 2016

VOODOO IN BLUE - EP

Release Date: Out Now 2016

THE WILDHEARTS - NEVER OUTDRUNK, NEVER OUTSUNG PHUQ LIVE

Release Date: June 3rd 2016

PURSON - DESIRE'S MAGIC THEATRE

Release Date: April 29th 2016

AOR - L.A. DARKNESS

Release Date: March 22nd 2016

CARNIFEX - SLOW DEATH

Release Date: August 5th 2016

DESPISED ICON - BEAST

Release Date: July 22nd 2016

BLUES PILLS - LADY IN GOLD

Release Date: August 5th 2016

DAVID BOWIE - THE MAN WHO STOLE THE WORLD (DOCUMENTARY)

Release Date: July 6th 2016

HIGH FIGHTER - SCARS & CROSSES

Release Date: June 10th 2016

HEAVYLOVE - I GOT TO KNOW

Release Date: May 2016

BLACK ABSINTHE - EARLY SIGNS OF DENIAL

Release Date: May 13th 2016

WITHOUT MERCY - MOUICHIDO

Release Date: May 27th 2016

HELHORSE - HELHORSE

Release Date: May 13th 2016

LEMMY THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY - by MICK WALL

Release Date: May 2016

PJ FARLEY - BOUTIQUE SOUND FRAMES

Release Date: May 20th 2016

LOVE AND A 38 - NOMADS

Release Date: February 19th 2016

NORDIC UNION - NORDIC UNION

Release Date: January 29th 2016

OSAKA PUNCH - VOODOO LOVE MACHINE

Release Date: May 30th 2016

HOODLUM SHOUTS - HEAT ISLAND

Release Date: May 20th 2016

DEATH ANGEL - THE EVIL DIVIDE

Release Date: May 27th 2016

BAYVIEW SUSPECT - TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

Release Date: March 11th 2016

MOTORHEAD - CLEAN YOUR CLOCK

Release Date: May 27th 2016

SUNSTORM - EDGE OF TOMORROW

Release Date: May 13th 2016

VARDIS - RED EYE

Release Date: May 20th 2016

AMERICAN MAFIA - ROCK N ROLL HIT MACHINE

Release Date: August 25th 2014

TREMONTI - DUST

Release Date: April 29th 2016

TED POLEY - BEYOND THE FADE

Release Date: May 13th 2016

DOOMSDAY OUTLAW - SUFFER MORE

Release Date: May 27th 2016

TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD - FIGHT AND FLIGHT

Release Date: May 20th 2016

DAN REED NETWORK - FIGHT ANOTHER DAY

Release Date: June 3rd 2016

SHOTGUN - DOWN DECADENCIA DRIVE (LIVE)

Release Date: May 31st 2016

PHANTOM 5 - PHANTOM 5

Release Date: May 13th 2016

MATTY T WALL - BLUE SKIES

Release Date: April 29th 2016

A REBEL FEW - AS THE CROW FLIES

Release Date: April 22nd 2016

SIXX AM - PRAYERS FOR THE DAMNED (VOL I)

Release Date: April 29th 2016

VINYL HERO - SEVEN DAYS ON A TRAIN (EP)

Release Date: May 6th 2016

RADIO EXILE - RADIO EXILE

Release Date: November 6th 2015

CHEAP TRICK - BANG ZOOM CRAZY HELLO

Release Date: April 18th 2016

ECLIPSE - ARMAGEDDONIZE (DELUXE)

Release Date: March 18th 2016

LIBERTY N JUSTICE - LIFE SONGS (EP)

Release Date: January 2016

HAILMARY - EVOLVE DISSOLVE

Release Date: April 29th 2016

CANDLEBOX - DISAPPEARING IN AIRPORTS

Release Date: April 22nd 2016

DEVILDRIVER - TRUST NO ONE

Release Date: May 13th 2016

HATEBREED - THE CONCRETE CONFESSIONAL

Release Date: May 13th 2016

TREAT - GHOST OF GRACELAND

Release Date: April 15th 2016

BUFFALO SUMMER - SECOND SUN

Release Date: May 20th 2016

THE DEFIANTS - THE DEFIANTS

Release Date: April 15th 2016

TIGERTAILZ - BLAST

Release Date: April 23rd 2016

LEE AARON - FIRE AND GASOLINE

Release Date: March 25th 2016

SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE - WEST OF FLUSHING SOUTH OF FRISCO

Release Date: February 26th 2016

BLACKRAIN - RELEASED

Release Date: March 25th 2016

BONFIRE - PEARLS

Release Date: March 25th 2016

LITA FORD - TIME CAPSULE

Release Date: April 15th 2016

CRISIX - FROM BLUE TO BLACK

Release Date: March 23rd 2016

MIASMAL - TIDES OF OMNISCIENCE

Release Date: March 4th 2016

RAGDOLL - BACK TO ZERO

Release Date: May 6th 2016

ACE FREHLEY - ORIGINS VOL. 1

Release Date: April 15th 2016

JOE BONAMASSA - BLUES OF DESPERATION

Release Date: March 25th 2016

PRIMAL FEAR - RULEBREAKER

Release Date: January 22nd 2016

BLOOD RED SAINTS _ SPEEDWAY

Release Date: December 4th 2015

RICK SPRINGFIELD - ROCKET SCIENCE

Release Date: February 19th 2016

DRIVEN FEAR - FREETHINKER

Release Date: February 26th 2016

WHITEFALL - ORIGINS

Release Date: March 4th 2016

RECKLESS LOVE - INVADER

Release Date: March 16th 2016

THE TREATMENT - GENERATION ME

Release Date: March 28th 2016

COLOUR OF NOISE - COLOUR OF NOISE

Release Date: December 4th 2015

GIRLSCHOOL - GUILTY AS SIN

Release Date: November 13th 2015

ENTOMBED A.D. - DEAD DAWN

Release Date: February 26th 2016

BLACK STONE CHERRY - KENTUCKY

Release Date: April 1st 2016

STEVEN TYLER - RED WHITE AND YOU (SINGLE)

Release Date: January 23rd 2016

MONSTER TRUCK - SITTIN' HEAVY

Release Date: February 19th 2016

DANGEROUS CURVES -(EP)

Release Date: March 25th 2016

INGLORIOUS - INGLORIOUS

Release Date: February 19th 2016

SILENT KNIGHT - CONQUER AND COMMAND

Release Date: Out Now 2015

DARKYA - FOOL

Release Date: September 18 2015

RICKY WARWICK - WHEN PATSY CLINE WAS CRAZY(AND GUY MITCHELL SANG THE BLUES) + HEARTS ON TREES

Release Date: February 26th 2016

PROPHETS OF ADDICTION - REUNITE THE SINNERS

Release Date: April 15th 2016

HOLY GRAIL - TIMES OF PRIDE AND PERIL

Release Date: February 12th 2016

MAGNUM - SACRED BLOOD DIVINE LIES

Release Date: February 26th 2016

TWISTED SISTER - WE ARE TWISTED FUCKING SISTER (DOCUMENTARY)

Release Date: February 12th 2016

GINGER WILDHEART - YEAR OF THE FANCLUB

Release Date: February 12th 2016

GRIMM JACK - THICK AS THIEVES

Release Date: August 2015

RAGE OF ANGELS - THE DEVILS NEW TRICKS

Release Date: February 5th 2016

BLACK ACES - SHOT IN THE DARK

Release Date: January 29 2016

THE CULT - HIDDEN CITY

Release Date: February 2016

SIN OF NIGHT - TAKE THE SNAKE

Release Date: April 2015

FINE ME - DARK ANGEL

Release Date: December 4th 2015

KHYMERA - THE GRAND DESIGN

Release Date: December 4th 2015

HAREM SCAREM - LIVE AT THE PHOENIX

Release Date: December 4th 2015

THE EROTICS - THREE SHEETS TO THE WIND (EP)

Release Date: October 30 2015

HONEYMOON DISEASE – THE TRANSCENDENCE

Release Date: November 30th 2015

RESURRECTION KINGS - RESURRECTION KINGS

Release Date: January 29th 2016

SANZU - HEAVY OVER THE HOME

Release Date: December 3rd 2015

TEMPLE OF LIES - FROM SAND

Release Date: March 4th 2016

DREAM THEATER - THE ASTONISHING

Release Date: January 29th 2016

AMON AMARTH - JOMSVIKING

Release Date: March 25th 2016

LOST SOCIETY - BRAINDEAD

Release Date: February 12th 2016

MEGADETH - DYSTOPIA

Release Date: January 22nd 2016

THE BLACK QUEEN - FEVER DAYDREAM

Release Date: February 5th 2016

PRONG
X - NO ABSOLUTES

Release Date: February 5th 2016

ANTHRAX
FOR ALL KINGS

Release Date: February 26th 2016

THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT
WHITE BEAR

Release Date: January 15 2016.

LAST IN LINE
HEAVY CROWN

Release Date: February 19 2016.
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