Author: 0dayrox

OLLIE WRIDE – Thanks In Advance (2019)

“Thanks In Advance” is the title of the solo debut album by Los Angeles based Englishman OLLIE WRIDE, vocalist and co-writer for FM-84, one of the most promising acts from the synthwave genre. Of course, this is a pure ’80s inspired collection of songs, however not exactly synthwave but rock& pop / Lite AOR tunes with real instruments (including guitar...

BRIGHTON ROCK – Young, Wild And Free [Remastered 30th Anniversary Reissue]

Another ’80s little gem screaming for a proper remaster was without a doubt “Young, Wild And Free”, the full length debut by Canadian rockers BRIGHTON ROCK. I said was, because the band just released “Young, Wild And Free 30th Anniversary”, remastered by no-other than talented Harry Hess, frontman of Harem Scarem. Brighton Rock are still alive & kickin’ 2016 with...

BRIGHTON ROCK – Love Machine [Official Reissue +1]

The great albums by Canadian melodic hard rockers BRIGHTON ROCK have been out of print for many years, but now the band made them available again! On the blog we presented their first, now it’s time for the killer “Love Machine“, in this official reissue including a previously unreleased track. Brighton Rock are still alive & kickin’ 2016 with all...

RIK EMMETT – Raw Quartet [Japan release]

Talented Canadian RIK EMMETT graced Triumph’s classic albums with his superb songwriting and exquisite guitar work, but also has a quite prolific solo career. “Raw Quartet” is one of his lesser known records, and one of his best. As requested, here’s the out of print Japanese edition (Canada was the only other country where the album was released, 1999). “Raw...

MOTHER’S FINEST – Another Mother Further [Music On CD ‎reissue]

Some of you fellow readers requested MOTHER’S FINEST cult classic albums in a remastered form, and while the band’s third effort ‘Another Mother Further’ never received a remaster, this recent reissue by the reputed Music On CD European label sounds million bucks. Pioneers of the funk metal that would become quite successful a decade later, gender-integrated Mother’s Finest mixed into...

MOTHER’S FINEST – Mother’s Finest Live [2014 CD reissue]

Some of you fellow readers requested MOTHER’S FINEST cult classic albums in a remastered form. “Mother’s Finest Live” captures the band at its finest, energetic flare, a group which belonged to the stages. This album never was remastered, however the sonic output of this Steamhammer / SPV recent reissue is great. Riding a wave of success of the band’s studio...

WORLDS APART – Clean Slate (comeback album)

WORLDS APART has been around recording and performing since the early 90s and have delivered some strong material in the past. The San Francisco Bay are melodic hard rockers are no strangers to the limelight, they have had the privilege to support many national acts such as Dokken, Y&T, Night Ranger, and Firehouse to name a few. Some years ago...

BRYAN ADAMS – Reckless +3 [Numbered Limited Edition Remastered SHM-CD] *EXCLUSIVE*

And here’s another request: the rare, out of print, collectors numbered Limited Edition remastered Japanese release of BRYAN ADAMS blockbuster album “Reckless”, pressed on high quality SHM-CD. This version is of particular interest ‘cos include as bonus track the B-side “Diana”, retired from distribution by Adams himself, not available into any other reissue / compilation, and in my opinion, one...

HARLOW – Now And Then [Retrospect remastered release] Out Of Print

After the recent Junkyard posts here, one of you asked for a related band from the era; HARLOW, and their “Now And Then” album. As its title implies, the disc includes 5 new songs recorded with the band reunited some years ago (Now), and remastered tracks from Harlow’s 1986 Greenworld Records release “We Do What We Wanna Do” (Then), when...

LAVA – Water (2019)

42 years after they started as a band, ‘Norwegian Toto’ combo LAVA releases their 9th album “Water” including 12 brand new songs in the AOR West-Coast style they’re know for; elaborated songwriting, elegant arrangements, and a pristine production.
With “Water” they break a 14-year silence since their last studio album.

ALICE COOPER – The Last Temptation [HNE Remaster + Japan Edition Bonus Disc] *EXCLUSIVE*

Alongside the recently posted ALICE COOPER remasters, it was requested some time ago as well “The Last Temptation” from the Cherry Red / Hear No Evil same remastered reissue series, now out of print and very hard to find. The sound quality is outstanding, and really improves the surprisingly flat original version. Additionally, we have as extra the bonus disc...

WORLDS APART – Separate Ways [The Lost Album]

Although WORLDS APART have been performing and recording together since the early ’90s, releasing very good albums and playing in sold out shows with bands like Dokken, Y&T, Night Ranger, Cinderella, Firehouse among others, they never make it big and aren’t well known among the Melodic Hard Rock community. A shame, because these guys are all very good musicians and...