Tag Archives: Doug Aldrich

DIO – The Studio Albums: 1996-2004

November 9, 2023

BMG 2023 Recapturing glories of yore, the avatar of all things hard ‘n’ heavy leads his troops on to final victory. If you pictured this ensemble’s timeline as a graph, it didn’t flow like the rising and the falling of … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Pure Fire: The Ultimate Kiss Tribute

November 28, 2018

Koch 2004 / Cleopatra 2018 Formerly known as “Spin The Bottle” to reflect its haphazard nature, remodeled and augmented homage to awesome foursome. Iconic in all aspects, KISS have millions kneeling at their altar, be it regular fans or fellow … Continue reading

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C.T.P. – Now & Then

September 25, 2017

Fastball Music 2016 German axeman revisits his back roads to define his current position and map out the route ahead. “Some guys just don’t get it, but they no longer breathe”: this line from “Changed” – which appears here in … Continue reading

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WHITESNAKE – Made In Japan

December 2, 2013

Frontiers 2013 Serpent rising in the East: a powerfully sharp set from a 2011 festival appearance balances future with the past. “I feel better, stronger and more focused on life than I’ve ever been,” said to this scribe in 2008, … Continue reading

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