Category: GIRL

VA – Lightning To The Nations; NWOBHM 25th Anniversary Collection (Disc 3)

The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (N.W.O.B.H.M.) was a musical movement that somehow saved – or revitalized if you want – the languishing metal / hard rock scene at the end of the Seventies, and cemented the ’80s sound for the genre during the entire decade. The excellent 3-CD box “Lightnin’ To The Nations: NWOBHM 25th Anniversary Collection” comprises...

GIRL – Wasted Youth [Rock Candy remastered 2CD] (2016)

GIRL – Wasted Youth [Rock Candy remastered 2CD] (2016)

We already featured here the first album by UK rockers GIRL remastered by Rock Candy Records, now it’s time for the band’s second effort “Wasted Youth“, released in a true collector’s edition including a bonus disc featuring Girl’s hot performance Live At The Marquee. Crashing awkwardly into a scene that was almost exclusively primed for down and dirty hard rock,...

DEF LEPPARD – Pyromania [Japan SHM-CD remastered]

Warming up for the upcoming Hysteria huge reissue, here’s more DEF LEPPARD classics in a high quality Japanese SHM-CD pressing. It’s time for a remaster of the great “Pyromania”, the album that changed it all for Def Leppard. It’s the first to feature guitarist Phil Collen who replaced founding member Pete Willis, and a shift away from the band’s hard...

GIRL (Phil Collen) – Sheer Greed [Rock Candy remastered +3] (2016)

GIRL (Phil Collen) – Sheer Greed [Rock Candy remastered +3] (2016)

Perhaps British rockers GIRL are best remembered by many for including future Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen or L.A. Guns frontman Phil Lewis, but this was a band which influenced many acts to come, in many ways. Rock Candy Records has finely remastered their best effort, the rocking “Sheer Greed” including 2 bonus tracks. Girl exploded into the UK scene...