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an acoustic version of "For What It's Worth" and a venture into opera with respected vocalist Tate's take on "Odissea," originally made famous by the Italian duo Carlo Marrale & Cheope.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".
Guns And Roses - 2 Classic Albums Under Review. DVD. (Label: Sexy Individual, Cat.No: SIDVD525)
This documentary takes diehard fans inside the band's double set USE YOUR ILLUSION. Rare footage, extensive concert material, and interviews with journalists as well as those close to the musicians, aim to uncover the entire process by which the album was made and promoted.All regions DVD
Geordie - Hope You Like It. CD. (Label: 7Ts, Cat.No: GLAMCD 46)
The debut album by 1970's Rockers Geordie who were fronted by current AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson. Known as "Newcastle's answer to Slade", this album is released on CD for the first time with six bonus tracks. Totally remastered, the booklet features detailed liner notes and manyof the 45 sleeves (UK & European versions).
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Rainbow's first world tour, AFM are issuing three double CDs from shows throughout Germany in 1976. These are complete unedited shows, newly mixed from long lost multi-track recordings made on the famous Rolling Stones Mobile. Each show has a very different atmosphere, with Blackmore switching solos around as the mood takes him. Each 2CD set had an 8 page colour booklet with details of the history of the tour, and rare pictures and memorabilia. This is the definitive period of the band, and these releases have been eagerly awaited by fans old and new.
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 - At Their Best. CD. (Label: Pulse, Cat.No: PLSCD206)
Cracking compilation (remastered),You all know the score so here's the lowdown.Track Listings 1. Pictures Of Matchstick Men 2. Green Tambourine 3. Mean Girl 4. Ice In The Sun 5. Something Going On In My Head 6. Lazy Poker Blues 7. Down The Dustpipe 8. Little Miss Nothing 9. Make Me Stay A Little Bit Longer 10. Aunt Nellie 11. Do You Live In Fire 12. Daughter 13. Are You Growing Tired Of My Love 14. Elizabeth Dreams 15. Face Without A Soul 16. Everything 17. Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe 18. Gerdundula 19. Need Your Love 20. Spinning Wheel Blues 21. Is It Really Me 22. Josie 23. Good Thinking 24. In My Chair
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.
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.
Fable - Get The " L" Otta Here. CD. (Label: , Cat.No: RP102)
Recorded in Canada in 1975 this album is similar to Sir Lord Baltimore, Buffalo, Warhorse etc, with screeching wah-wah guitars, thumping drums and throbbing bass notes.Early 70's rock is the driving force behind this Canadian power trio.Loud, heavy and aggressive but filled with positive energy and melody.Great analogue production with guitar solo's in abundance.
Classic stoner rock from this act who in recent times,have risen to be one of the world’s most highly acclaimed bands within alternative rock - fuzzrock.This 2007 album will hardly disappoint anyone with its 55 minutes of fuzzdelight as you never heard it before. This is how it should sound, at least if we and Truckfighters makes the
2007 album from Sweden's finest, their third since 2004. A group that has made big waves in the underground scene and in the US, the 70's influences remain but it is their commitment to the task that makes them such a tantalising group. Recorded 100% pro-tools and digital free, they continue to prove that bands don't have to rely on distortion and down-tuned guitars, with screaming vocals to achieve a heavy sound. Tracklisting: "Walk Between The Lines", "If Crimson Was Your Colour", "Leva", "Hey Doctor", "Samaritan Burden", "Remembered" and "The Alchemist."
Vinyl version of the 2007 album from Sweden's finest, their third since 2004. A group that has made big waves in the underground scene and in the US, the 70's influences remain but it is their commitment to the task that makes them such a tantalising group. Recorded 100% pro-tools and digital free, they continue to prove that bands don't have to rely on distortion and down-tuned guitars, with screaming vocals to achieve a heavy sound. Tracklisting: "Walk Between The Lines", "If Crimson Was Your Colour", "Leva", "Hey Doctor", "Samaritan Burden", "Remembered" and "The Alchemist."
A special edition of Motorhead’s debut album to celebrate 30 years since its original release. A hip pocket cardboard LP facsimile with the special silver Motorhead logo, exactly as the first pressings of the LP appeared in 1977, limited to 3000 copies worldwide. The definitive raw unadorned Motorhead. Here they play heavy metal rock 'n' roll like no one else can. Contains classics like "Motorhead" and "Iron Horse / Born To Lose."
John Wetton - Live - Chasing The Dragon. CD. (Label: The Store For Music Ltd, Cat.No: SFMCD090)
John Wetton, former lead vocalist / bassist with the bands King Crimson, UK and Asia, performs live with his own band in Japan. Fifteen track live performance, expanded with two bonus numbers, touching on his previous bands and his own solo career. Wetton is joined on stage by John Beck, Bob Dalton and Andy Skelton. Bonus tracks: "Sole Survivor" and "30 Years."