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Karl Sterling ~ Dream

  This jazz artist took me by surprise as most of the music on this album was really peppy. I was expecting a bunch of improve, but, got songs that were very un-jazz like. The first song really reminded me … Continue reading

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Haken ~ Virus

  This heavy metal progressive rock band put out another winner with Virus. Starting off hard core metal with “Prosthetic”, with vocals starting off grumbly, then changing into a more melodic voice, while singing. The band certainly has their musical … Continue reading

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Pretty Maids ~ Maid In Japan, Back To The Future World

  This is a band who hard classic rock listeners sho uld pay attention to. While I’ve not really listened to them, I find that this band has some talent. Good music, good performance & since this was a live … Continue reading

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Steve Hackett ~Genesis Revisted Live At The Royal Albert Hall

  We all know that Steve Hackett was the guitarist for Genesis. Steve really knows his craft as both a guitar player & a songwriter. As I listened to this 2 CD release, I was going back to when I … Continue reading

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Shaman Elephant ~ Wide Awake But Still Asleep

  Another album in the hard rock follows my last review. This is not thrash metal, it is more melodic in nature, but, the musicians all stand out on the album. The drummer really stands out even more than the … Continue reading

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Havok ~ V

  Although I am not a fan of Thrash Metal, I can tell you that listening to this album, I can hear the music is really very good. While I’m not a fan of screaming to the point where I … Continue reading

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David Haerle ~ Death Valley

  This album has thing that I love about it & things that I don’t love about it. Things that I really liked was that there was a variety of different genres on one album. This was great. You have … Continue reading

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Iron City Houserockers ~ Have A Good Time (But Get Out Alive)

  This album, which was originally recorded in 1977, has finally reared it’s head. This album reminded me very much of Thin Lizzy, but they do use piano, where Thin Lizzy doesn’t. It’s not the best album that I’ve heard, … Continue reading

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Dennis DeYoung ~ 26 East Volume 1

  Dennis DeYoung has not put out much since he left Styx, but, let me tell you, this is the best album that I’ve heard from Dennis. I’ve always liked the songs that Dennis had written with Styx, but, usually … Continue reading

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Alan Davey ~4 Track Mind Boxset

  Hawkwind fans unite, as bassist Alan Davey brings you a slew of demos & stuff that really feels like Hawkwind, but, sometimes a bit cleaner. I liked the cleaner parts that I had heard. I liked them sometimes better … Continue reading

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