Category: DAMN YANKEES

NIGHT RANGER – Somewhere In California [Japan Edition + iTunes + Amazon exclusive bonus]

The release of “Somewhere In California” marked NIGHT RANGER‘s 30th Anniversary and it was some kind of a the culmination of the group’s work all over these years. It packs everything the fans could ask for; melodic cuts and hard rocking numbers, pretty much returning to their classic ’80s sound yet with an updated production.This Japanese Edition includes a bonus...

NIGHT RANGER – High Road [Japan SHM-CD + Best Buy Bonus]

This one has been requested: The Japanese Deluxe Edition of NIGHT RANGER‘s album “High Road” pressed on SHM-CD, plus the Best Buy version exclusive bonus track, and the regular edition bonus track.Produced by the band itself, “High Road”, is definitely one of the best Melodic Rock albums of this decade, and for many, one of the best in Night Ranger’s...

DAMN YANKEES – The Complete Warner Bros. Albums (2019)

Based in Stockholm, Sweden with a branch in Manhattan, New York, X5 Music Group is a label that primarily licenses pre-existing music for compilation albums. They have arranged with Warner Music Group for the release of DAMN YANKEES music, long time out of print in Europe. This is the just released “The Complete Warner Bros. Albums”. “The Complete Warner Bros....

DAMN YANKEES – Damn Yankees [Rock Candy remaster +1]

Easily in my Top 25 rank of the best US Melodic Hard Rock records of all time, the self-titled debut by DAMN YANKEES still sounds awesome today, even better on this great remaster done by Rock Candy Records. Super Groups come and go; often in an initial blaze of glory and then more often than not disappear in a puff...

TOMMY SHAW – Girls With Guns / What If [2-in-1 BGO digitally remastered]

At the beginning of the Eighties TOMMY SHAW departed Styx to pursue a solo career focusing on commercial Melodic Rock, AOR and rock&pop with the radio-friendly approach so in vogue around the time. First it was “Girls With Guns” in ’84, and then “What If” (1985), both including cheerful melodious tunes but more deep lyrically than it may seem at...

TOMMY SHAW – Ambition [Rock Candy remaster]

If one album which really represents the true Melodic Rock / AOR sound of the ’80s deserved to be reissued that is “Ambition” by TOMMY SHAW, and Rock Candy specialists have done a terrific job with it, perhaps the best remastering work ever from this excellent British label. The name Tommy Shaw will always be synonymous with Styx, the hugely...

SHAW BLADES – Hallucination [Rock Candy remaster] (2018)

     the Real one Rock Candy Records has just reissued their own remastered version from SHAW BLADES collaboration project debut “Hallucination“. Formed by Tommy Shaw (Styx) and Jack Blades (Night Ranger), these two Melodic Rock geniuses created a wonderful album here plenty of melody and showcasing not only their terrific voices, but also the duo’s amazing songwriting quality. When it...

TED NUGENT – State Of Shock [LP remastered 2016]

In 2016 it’s not easy to be a TED NUGENT fan but if you put aside his political views you have to admit that the man made some amazing rock ’n’ roll music in the Seventies. Nugent’s last release of that decade “State Of Shock” has just been reissued in a remastered form on vinyl LP by Culture Factory USA...

KELLY KEAGY – Time Passes [2016 reissue +1]

KELLY KEAGY – Time Passes [2016 reissue +1]

Frontiers Music are reissuing some of their very early releases now deleted, and one of these is the terrific solo debut by Night Ranger’s vocalist / drummer KELLY KEAGY. The album, “Time Passes”, is now presented including the original Japanese bonus track. For many, “Time Passes” was some kind of a celebration, kinda the return of the very early ’80s...