Tag Archives: Stray

STRAY – Live At The Marquee

August 7, 2018

Gull 1984 / Esoteric 2018 New day breaking, people waiting: second coming of English hard rockers at the time of good riff revival. Incessantly serving up strong tunes in the ’70s, STRAY never cared about the gloss because serrated edge … 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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BRB – Razorback – First Bite

January 13, 2015

Angel Air 2014 Of STRAY and STRIFE: obscure British supergroup’s lost album makes a long-overdue debut. Their paths first crossed in 1967 but it would take guitarist and bassist Gordon Rowley 20 years to get together, after their respective ’70s … Continue reading

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STRAY – Live In Japan 2013

August 25, 2014

Angel Air 2014 Gloriously raw, heavy mavericks rise to the occasion in the Land of the Rising Sun. There’s a transcendental moment in live staple “I Believe It” when breaks into “goo goo g’joob”: the very idea of STRAY playing … Continue reading

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Del Bromham leads a-STRAY

October 6, 2013

With another blues wave on the powerful surge in recent years, it’s great to see young bucks riding the trend, but it’s even greater when veterans return to the fray to show the class. One of the latest albums from … Continue reading

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