Tag Archives: hard rock

THE ZIPPERS – The Zippers

April 25, 2018

MCA 1990 / Angel Air 2018 Still catching the skin, legacy album of American ensemble snaps out of lethargy. This Pittsburgh group seemed destined to hit the big time but, instead, found themselves doomed, due to the record label’s politics, … Continue reading

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HOT ‘N’ NASTY – Dirt

April 7, 2018

Hot ‘N’ Nasty 2018 When “going South” doesn’t mean “going south”: Dortmund drifters deliver their third dispatch for the break of day. Blues know no hurry, and this German quartet are well aware of how long it would take to … Continue reading

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THE FOXHOLES – Sci-Fox

March 16, 2018

Creative Commons 2017 Going for cosmic wonders in order to conquer chaos, Catalan trio refine their flight formula on an album number seven. The constantly changing line-up of this ensemble can point to leader Jonah A. Luke’s restless progression, yet … Continue reading

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STRAY – All In Your Mind – The Transatlantic Years 1970-1974

February 24, 2018

Transatlantic 1970-1974 / Esoteric 2017 Inaugural glory of English venerable ensemble who serve up imaginative simplicity with a spear and a smile. Though might be STRAY’s final album, they’re still too active to be deemed fallen heroes, yet the quartet … Continue reading

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HEAT EXCHANGE – Reminiscence

February 14, 2018

Out-Sider 2017 Recollections of the future that wouldn’t happen: obscure Torontonians’ treasure trove in its entirety. Taken of the road to record an album and dismissed, once it had been produced, for the lost live shape: such was the fool … Continue reading

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