Category: GIUFFRIA

GIUFFRIA – III ‘Pleasure Palace’ (the Unreleased third album) + extras

If there was a band epitomizing the AOR / Melodic Rock keyboard-driven style & sound in America, that was GIUFFRIA without a doubt. Founded by ex-Angel keyboardist Gregg Giuffria, the group released two celebrated albums between 1984-86.
In 1987 the Giuffria recorded pre-production tracks for a third album tentatively named Pleasure Palace that never was. This compilation feature most of these recordings, some of them later appeared in Giuffria vocalist David Glen Eisley’s solo release called The Lost Tapes, others remain officially unreleased.
As extras we have the three songs composed & recorded by Giuffria for the movie ”Gotcha!”, plus a nice Giuffria live recording (good soundboard quality) taped in 1985…

GIUFFRIA – Giuffria [Japan SHM-CD Remastered]

After several requests, here’s GIUFFRIA two albums released some time ago in Japan, remastered, pressed on high quality SHM-CD, and featuring a Carboard Sleeve miniLP package replicating the original artwork.
Let’s go with “Giuffria“, the terrific self-titled debut from the band created by Gregg Giuffria, a must have for any AOR fan.
Keyboard maestro Gregg Giuffria, who became prominent through the band Angel (with whom he released five albums), as soon Angel called it quits he founded Giuffria, to make sure that his keyboards got the role they deserved. Gregg enlisted excellent musicians…

GIUFFRIA – Silk & Steel [Japan SHM-CD Remastered +1]

After several requests, here’s GIUFFRIA two albums released some time ago in Japan pressed on high quality SHM-CD, and featuring Carboard Sleeve miniLP replica of the original artwork, fully remastered, and in this case, including a bonus track.
Second album “Silk & Steel” is another awesome slice of pure AOR / Melodic Hard rock delivered by Giuffria, a must have for any fan of the genre.
“Silk & Steel” came two years after debut and featured new guitarist Lanny Cordola (instead of Craig Goldy, who went to Dio) and bassist David Sikes (who took over from Chuck Wright, who returned to Quiet Riot).
Produced by Pat Glasser – who was at the time also the producer of Giuffria’s MCA labelmates Night Ranger – the sound here combined melodic gems (Silk) and edgy rockers (Steel).
The uber melodic elements of debut are retained, many times compared with Journey…

DAVID GLEN EISLEY (Giuffria) – Tattered, Torn and Worn (2019)

Ex Giuffria, Sorcery, Dirty White Boy et all frontman DAVID GLEN EISLEY is back today with a new solo album titled “Tattered, Torn and Worn”. After his EISLEY / GOLDY project from two years ago alongside his Giuffria bandmate Craig Goldy, David has been working on this new solo album helped by a fresh face for the scene, talented guitarist...

MURDERER’S ROW – Murderer’s Row [Expanded 2CD Edition remastered] (2018)

A true super-group of sorts, MURDERER’S ROW recorded only one album, self-titled, in the mid-Nineties. Long time out of print now its being remastered & reissued as “Murderer’s Row [Expanded 2CD Edition], including a bonus disc of previously unreleased recordings. This band was formed, in fact, from the ashes of Blackthorne. Graham Bonnet went back to Australia, and remaining members...

ANGEL – The Casablanca Years [7-CD Box remastered] (2018)

Caroline Records just released an extensive, mammoth seven-disc Box Set celebrating legendary, Washington DC-bred glam/rock outfit ANGEL. Entitled “Angel: The Casablanca Years”, the band-approved Box includes all the complete discography with the label, remastered, plus a bonus disc ‘Rarities’ with songs available for the first time on CD. Formed in Washington DC in the mid ’70s, Angel were allegedly discovered...

DREAM CHILD – Until Death Do We Meet Again [Japan Edition +1] (2018)

DREAM CHILD, the new super-group made up of former members of Ozzy Osbourne’s band, AC/DC and Dio, got ready their debut album “Until Death Do We Meet Again”, to be released on Sept. 14 via Frontiers Music. The Japanese Edition of the CD is out tomorrow, including as bonus a non-album track. Indeed a ‘Dream’ Team, DREAM CHILD features guitarists...

HOUSE OF LORDS – Anthology [Unreleased Songs, New Versions & Live] (2015)

Many melodic hard rock fans didn’t take notice that HOUSE OF LORDS‘ album “Anthology” isn’t just the usual ‘Best Of’ studio hits, instead, this is a stellar compilation of unreleased tracks, rare pre-production demos and live recordings.Produced, engineered and mixed by the band’s original drummer Ken Mary, the sound quality of the material included into “Anthology” is top notch. House...

HOUSE OF LORDS – ST [Axe Killer remaster Ltd. Edition +1] Out Of Print

After the second album by HOUSE OF LORDS featured here, some of you asked for the band’s awesome self-titled debut, also remastered by Axe Killer Records (now re-branded Bad Reputation).Essential into any ’80s Melodic Hard Rock / AOR collection, this reissue of “House Of Lords” includes a bonus track, a different, remixed version of the song ‘Love Don’t Lie’, written...

HOUSE OF LORDS – Sahara [Axe Killer / Bad Reputation remaster Ltd Edition +1] OOP

Taking a look the really good remastered releases of classic albums done by Axe Killer Records (now re-branded Bad Reputation) here’s one that deserve attention: HOUSE OF LORDS second album “Sahara“, including a bonus track. HOUSE OF LORDS three first albums are masterpieces in classic Melodic Hard rock / AOR, each one different from each other. While the first is...

HEAR ‘n AID – Stars [Japan Only CD pressing] Out Of Print

Here’s another special request; HEAR ‘n AID “Stars”, the ’80s metal all-star benefit album. Unbelievable, but the record never was reissued / remastered nor even released on CD yet. The only existing official CD press of HEAR ‘n AID is this Japanese release from 1994, of course out of print and with used copies fetching over U$D 250 at eBay....

EISLEY GOLDY – Blood, Guts And Games [Japan Edition] (2017)

Singer David Glen Eisley and guitarist Craig Goldy, both formerly of GIUFFRIA, have joined forces in EISLEY / GOLDY, a partnership which sees the two artists bring back the signature sound that launched their careers in the early ’80s. Their debut CD “Blood, Guts And Games” will be released on December 1st, 2017 through Frontiers Music Srl, and tomorrow November...

GREATEST COMEBACK of 2016 : PUNKY MEADOWS – Fallen Angel [Special Edition +2] (2016)

Near the end of the year, it’s time to recap about the best 2016 releases, by category. For 0dayrox, the Greatest Comeback of the year was talented PUNKY MEADOWS reappearance after a near 35 year-hiatus from the music industry.  And he did it with a bang, the killer “Fallen Angel”. The name PUNKY MEADOWS may not ring a bell for...