Category Archives: Reissues

BARIS MANCHO – Nick The Chopper

August 28, 2018

CBS 1976 / Pharaway Sounds 2018 Anatolian nightingale’s futile attempt to fill European forests with Eastern song. He might have been larger than life in his native Turkey, yet Bariş Manço always dreamed of taking his art outside the country, … Continue reading

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP – Live At Rockpalast – Hamburg 1981

August 27, 2018

MiG 2010 / 2017 Teutonic knight and his British entourage deliver tuneful rage to the Hanseatic city to take no prisoners yet hold ’em tight till the end. There’s something special about MSG: you don’t have to be familiar with … Continue reading

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WISHBONE ASH – Twin Barrels Burning

August 22, 2018

AVM 1982 / The Right Honourable 2018 Catching up to the chase, British ensemble explore metal thunder underneath their hood. Having never stuck to any given movement, this collective got somewhat lost in the early ’80s when stylistic splintering started … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM II – War Dance

August 17, 2018

MCA 1977 / Esoteric 2018 The final curtain for powerful fusion unit whose intricate assault defied all expectations. It was a brief, yet exciting, sprint from to this album, COLOSSEUM II’s third and last offering. Released less than six months … Continue reading

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EDWIN STARR – Soul Singer

August 16, 2018

Angel Air 2018 Late warbler’s entire output for English label that failed to elevate him back to higher ground. By 1983, when Edwin Starr relocated to Albion, his hits had dried up, yet there still was too much honey in … Continue reading

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