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ALBUM REVIEW: Alpha Tiger – Alpha Tiger

August 17, 2017 Mark Rockpit

After a building opening piece ‘Road to Vega’ shot through with guitars and quite promising, it fades, and ‘Comatose’, a fiery melodic rocker bursts forth. At the same time as you were disappointed that the […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Dobermann – Pure Breed

August 14, 2017 Mark Rockpit

With a decent boogie-driven hard rock sound like on ‘War Thunder’ Dobermann certainly catch your attention. There’s a certain bluesy good time feeling about that track but not in the way say the Quireboys play […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Black Paisley –

August 12, 2017 Mark Rockpit

From the opening strains of ‘Run, Run, Run’ you  sort of know what to expect from Black Paisley – what you aren’t prepared for though is the quality of their take on vintage Hard Rock. […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Moritz – About Time Too

July 31, 2017 Mark Rockpit

It’s interesting that the very next album I get for review after Cats in Space’s excellent ‘Scarecrow’ which features both Greg Hart and Andy Stewart from the original line up of Moritz is from that […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Doctor Cyclops – Local Dogs

July 18, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Mix a post Grunge vocal with a bassy Sabbath soundtrack and progressive leanings you get a taste of Italy’s Doctor Cyclops’ first offering on Local Dogs – ‘Lonely Devil’, their second ‘D.I.A.’ sounds more like […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Owl Company – Horizon

July 14, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Muscular hard rock with vocals that feel like they’re whiskey soaked at the bottom end and vaguely Soundgarden-like at the top end, make the driving rocker that opens this album ‘Celebrate and Kneel’ and interesting […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Empire – The Raven Ride

July 13, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Empire (in this instance the German Hard Rockers with guitarist Rolf Munkes at the helm) released four albums in the years between 2001 and 2007. On each of these releases, Munkes was accompanied by a varying line-up of numerous well-known musicians. First album ‘Hypnotica’ featured […]

Insatia - Phoenix Aflame
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ALBUM REVIEW: Insatia – Phoenix Aflame

July 5, 2017 Steven Neff

  Melodic metal powerhouse Insatia has released their sophomore effort in Phoenix Aflame, courtesy of Pitch Black Records. For fans of the power metal genre, with elements of the symphonic and a little folk; this […]

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