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Overlooked debut shows great promise

Breaking the Chains, Dokken, Carrere 1981, Elektra 1983.

If you look at Dokken’s 1980s output objectively Tooth & Nail (1984) is known as the band’s heaviest, … 723 more words

Music Reviews

One More Reason

I’m hopefully on a midweek trip to North Wales to sample some Hollywood sleaze in the shape of L.A. Guns tomorrow evening. Yet another band that I’ve been listening to since I was at school. 347 more words


"One of us!"

Power Chord: One Man’s Ear-Splitting Quest to Find His Guitar Heroes, McKenzie Thomas Scott, It Books, 2012.

Thomas Scott McKenzie has no dreams of rock stardom, doesn’t live the fantasy, he doesn’t even care about being proficient at the instrument—he just wants to meet his heroes. 684 more words

Book Reviews

Tigertailz "Blast"

Tigertailz “Blast”

Being totally honest, we actually resisted giving this album a listen for a while. Having loved the band back in their early days, we were concerned that with only one original member we were bound to be disappointed. 349 more words

Album Review

Soundtrack Saturday: Out For The Count by Winger

For today’s Soundtrack Saturday track, I searched high and low for a soundtrack that I hadn’t covered yet by a band I haven’t featured yet. Never fear because I found a band and a film and here it is. 140 more words


On The Lonely Death of Jani Lane - A Reprise

As with yesterday, not every day is interesting or exciting enough to easily bless me with blog ideas. Realistically, I’m writing every day just to force myself into the habit – it’s an act of fortitude, not grand inspiration. 1,640 more words

Letters To The Past

I Am (I'm Me)

Hello. It feels like it’s been a while!!

I spent Monday evening in the rather sweaty, but superb company of Bio-Cancer, Origin and Immolation. A cracking gig. 385 more words