Roxy Music - Thrill Of It All 1972-82. DVD. (Label: , Cat.No: VDVD 12)
Definitive Roxy Music DVD vividly captures the band's recording career. It is packed with live footage, much of it previously unseen in the UK, and their back catalogue of promo videos. Following their early years with performances at the Royal College of Art and on the Old Grey Whistle Test, to their iconic performances on Top Of The Pops, and including live material from many of their memorable gigs, the DVD is a visual feast which will satisfy even the most ardent Roxy fans. Perhaps most significant is footage from the Montreux Rose Festival - the last filmed performance of Brian Eno with the band. With memorable TV performances for singles like 'Virginia Plain', 'Do The Strand' and 'Pyjamarama', classic videos for tracks like 'Avalon' and 'Jealous Guy' and the unforgettable live recordings of tracks like 'Editions Of You' and 'Street Life' this DVD really demonstrates a band who triumphantly combined both style and substance
Queensrÿche - Take Cover. CD. (Label: Rhino, Cat.No: 8122799599)
You’ve never heard anything like it: Queensrÿche pay tribute to a diverse collection of favourite songs with an 11-song covers compilation ranging from Pink Floyd to Black Sabbath and Buffalo Springfield To Broadway - and much more. Though they rarely perform anything besides their distinctive original material, Seattle-based hard rockers Queensrÿche turn in a stellar set when they master the unexpected by putting their indelible sonic stamp on adventurous covers demonstrating far-reaching tastes and inspirations. 'Take Cover' offers an all-new perspective on a riveting band best known for its signature virtuosity and intensely creative theatricality. Queensrÿche take on eleven diverse cover songs. Highlights include Pink Floyd's "Welcome To The Machine", CSN&Y's "Almost Cut My Hair", Peter Gabriel's "Red Rain," and The Police's "Synchronicity II." Plus a nod to Broadway with "Heaven On Their Minds" from Jesus Christ Superstar, an acoustic version of "For What It's Worth" and a venture into opera with respected vocalist Tate's take on "Odissea," originally made famous by the Italian duo Carlo Marrale & Cheope. Also featuring Queen's "Innuendo," Black Sabbath's "Neon Knights" and a live 10:26 version of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky".
Strapps - Live At The Rainbow 1977. CD. (Label: Angel Air, Cat.No: SJPCD253)
Mick Underwood started life playing with Ritchie Blackmore when both were in their teens. After a briefspell in The Herd he joined Episode Six (to play alongside Ian Gillan) then formed Quatermass leading him to form in 1974 Strapps.- a unique rockband.Sadly the band split in 1979 after releasing some 4albums and recording a packed out concert at TheRainbow which has never before been released with themasters having been kept in Mick’s tape archives all theseyearsMick joined Gillan after the demise of Strapps andachieved worldwide success as part of that group. Had hecontinued Strapps, with NWOBHM arriving a couple of years later they would have undoubtedly gone on to greater thingsInformative sleeve notes by Jerry Bloom Editor More Black Than Purple.Rare unseen band photos from Mick Underwood Due In: 14/01/2008
Limited vinyl re-issue of the legendary debut album from 1970 that not only includes the timeless "Hurry On Sundown" but also lengthy space rock classics such as "Mirror Of Illusion" and "Seeing It As You Really Are"
BONUS AUDIO TRACKS Never-before-released audio recordings: "Autumn" (1974) & "Riverman" (1975)Camel Live in Concert at the Hammersmith Odeon, April 14, 1976:The long-lost recording was finally recovered in 2006, and Camel are now able to bring this very rare and quite wonderful bit of footage to commercial release. With the original lineup of Andrew Latimer, Doug Ferguson, the late Peter Bardens and Andy Ward, this recording was made during the promotion of Camel’s 1976 album ‘Moonmadness’.Camel Live in Concert at the Hippodrome, September 22, 1977:Featuring Latimer, Bardens, Ward, with Richard Sinclair and Mel Collins. Recording this special performance in the afternoon before their evening performance at London’s Hammersmith Odon, this release was made possible by the courtesy of the BBC who have preserved countless such recordings from the past, never knowing how important they would one day become.
1975 album and their last for CBS Records, featuring Jerry Garcia, Skip Battin and Sly Stone. Digitally remastered and slipcased. Featuring: "La Bamba", "I Heard You’ve Been Layin’ My Old Lady", "Over And Over" and "Up Against The Wall, Redneck."
Blackmore's Night - Paris Moon. DVD + CD. (Label: SPV / Steamhammer, Cat.No: SPV98617)
Recorded at the legendary Olympia in 2006, this DVD live is released to celebrate the ten year relationship between Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night. The highly acclaimed combos uccessfully combine olde English Folk,Rock & pop to great effect on successful albums such as "Ghost of a Rose" and "Fires At Midnight". This twenty track performance features a bonus nine track live album which contains a further three studio recorded tracks. Housed in a high class DVD / CD box.
Brnad new album from the legendary British cult rock group. This is the long anticipated follow up to Growers Of Mushrooms, one of the most sought after 70's treasures. The new line up is made up of: Peter French, Luke Rayner, Ed Pearson and Jimmy Rowland. This high octane release touches on Hendrix, Free, Cream, and Zeppelin to fine effect.
Keith Richards - Under Review. DVD. (Label: Sexy Intellectual, Cat.No: SIDVD526)
Hes the baddest of them all, the man with at least nine lives and the most Rock N Roll performer since the dawn of time and we love him for all of it. This DVD features a 2 hour documentary film which details the life and career of the one man who made it all seem possible. It includes rare and classic musical performances re-assessed by a panel of esteemed experts, exclusive interviews, obscure footage and seldom seen photographs. Also included is footage of and comment on Keiths pivotal influence, live and studio recordings of classics such as Satisfaction, Jumping Jack Flash, Brown Sugar, Tumbling Dice, Start Me Up and many others, plus bonus features. All Regions
Out Of Focus - Palermo 1972. CD. (Label: Garden Of Delights, Cat.No: CD135)
The well-known band from Munich. The best concert of their Italian tour 1972, played at the Teatro Biondo in Palermo on 26.5.1972. German progressive with strong jazz touch. With flute and organ. Top sound quality. Recorded between the releases of their second and third album.
Leslie West Band - New York State Of Mind 1994. CD. (Label: Voiceprint, Cat.No: VPTMQ051CD)
The second album in the long awaiting offical bootleg series, these nine remastered tracks form 1994 have never been available before. Recorded live at The Lone Star in New York, Leslie was promoting his album Dodgin’ The Dirt. This set was chosen for release by the man himself, so expect something quite special. Setlist: "Intro/Never In My Life", "Theme For An Imaginary Western", "Whiskey Train", "3rd Degree", "New York State of Mind","Blood of the Sun", "Voodoo Chile/Jam", "Nantucket Sleighride" and "Mississippi Queen."
Status Quo - The Party Ain't Over. CD. (Label: Sanctuary Records, Cat.No: SANCD389)
2005 was a milestone year for Status Quo as it saw them mark an incredible 40 years of making music.To mark this momentous occasion, the band have released this album The Party Ain't Over Yet - their 31st studio album to date.Across the album's 13 tracks, trademark Quo boogie meets good-time pop and bar-room blues, resulting in a typically solid album that is sure to please and intrigue Quo fans new and old.
New album of original songs by the ex Creedence Clearwater Revival lead singer / songwriter. His first studio release since the late 90's, Fogerty's profile has recently grown due to the success of the "Long Road Home" compilation album and his 2007 Glastonbury appearance. This will be a welcome return for his many loyal fans. A fine collection of driving rock songs, topped with Fogerty's very own baritone.
Gillan - Singles Box Set + DVD. 11 CD singles + DVD. (Label: Edsel, Cat.No: EDSB4002)
Here we present abox set of all eleven singles by Gillan, in CD-sized replicas of their original 7"sleeves. The box also includes a bonus DVD of seven promo videos, which have never been commercially released in any format, and have remained unseen since they were broadcast on a handful of occasions in the early 80s.The booklet is annotated by Ian Gillan himself, along with respected critic Valerie Potter 1. Vengeance / Smoke On The Water [live at Kingsway Recorders] 2. Sleeping On The Job / Higher And Higher 3. No Easy Way [single edit] / Handles On Her Hips /I Might As Well Go Home (Mystic) 4. Trouble / Your Sister’s On My List / Mr Universe [live] / Vengeance [live] /Smoke On The Water [live] 5. Mutually Assured Destruction / The Maelstrom 6. New Orleans / Take A Hold Of Yourself 7. No Laughing In Heaven [single edit] / One For The Road / Lucille / Bad News 8. Nightmare / Bite The Bullet [live] 9. Restless / On The Rocks [live] 10. Living For The City / Breaking Chains / Purple Sky 11. Long Gone / Fiji. BONUS DVD: THE VIDEOS for Sleeping On The Job / No Laughing In Heaven / Lucille / Nightmare / Restless /Living For The City / Long Gone.