Category: NELSON

NELSON – After The Rain [Japanese SHM-CD +2]

As part of the recent Universal Music Japan SHM-CD 2016 reissue series, here’s one you can’t miss in your collection; NELSON‘s “After The Rain“. A commercial success on Billboard spending 64 weeks on the charts containing the #1 hit ‘(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection’, the album was certified double platinum. Matthew and Gunnar Nelson decided to approach Geffen...

NELSON – After The Rain [HDtracks.com Remastered 2017]

A must have in your Melodic Rock collection, NELSON‘s debut album “After The Rain” has been remastered last year released by specialists HDTracks.com. A commercial success on Billboard spending 64 weeks on the charts containing the #1 hit ‘(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection’, the album was certified double platinum. At the end of the ’80s, brothers Matthew and...

MelodicRock.com – Peak Melodic MRCD13 (2015-16) CD1

The new installment from MelodicRock.com / MelodicRock Records regular compilations is called “Peak Melodic” (MRCD13), a 3-CD set including tons of rarities, unreleased tracks, Japanese bonuses, etc. “Peak Melodic” is a mammoth 55-tracks compilation, of which 27 are previously unreleased and other rarities. This first CD includes must have unreleased tracks from Erik Martensson (Eclipse), In Faith, Nelson, Talon and...

Matthew and Gunnar NELSON – This Christmas [CD version] (2015)

Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the twin sons of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Rick Nelson and frontmen of Melodic Rock wonders NELSON, will release their first collection of holiday songs “This Christmas” next December 4th. A spirited blend of pop, rock and country, neatly wrapped in the Nelsons’ warm family harmonies, “This Christmas” features special guests Molly Cherryholmes...

V.A. – Keep Calm and Salute Queen (2015)

This is simple: “Keep Calm and Salute Queen” is a tribute to Queen compiled by the specialized label in this matter, Cleopatra Records / Deadline. One of the good news is that these classic, influential songs are performed by a slew of hard rock champions from both sides of the pond. The other, these versions / covers are excellent. You...

NELSON – Peace Out (2015)

* Comprising brothers Matthew and Gunnar, NELSON is among my favorite Melodic Rock band in history. Reading that their new album “Peace Out“, due for Frontiers Records next May 18, will be their last as ‘Nelson’ before launching a new project, leaves me a little sad.But not, put a big smile in your face; “Peace Out” is a return to...

NELSON – Perfect Storm, After The Rain World Tour ’91

In addition to the brand new studio album ‘Lightning Strikes Twice’ and the demo collection ‘Before The Rain’, NELSON has also issued their first live album, titled “Perfect Storm: After the Rain World Tour 1991” “Perfect Storm” is like a time capsule, capturing the band at the very height of their popularity. NELSON’s Live line-up was even overqualified for the...

NELSON – Before The Rain (2010)

the ‘Real’ one, remastered Former chart-topping melodic rock band NELSON has come roaring back in recent months. In addition to the brand new studio album “Lightning Strikes Twice” and the live album “Perfect Storm: After the Rain World Tour 1991”, the band has opened the vaults and put together a collection of the original demo recordings that earned them their...

NELSON – Lightning Strikes Twice (2010)

On September 29, 1991, NELSON reached the height of the U.S. single chart with their evergreen hit “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love And Affection”, from their multi-platinum debut album “After the Rain”. This single made history when it landed America’s iconic Nelson family (bandleader Ozzie Nelson, rock legend Rick Nelson, and twins Matthew and Gunnar) into the Guinness Book of...