Category: REMASTER ROCK CANDY

BADLANDS – Voodoo Highway [Rock Candy Remastered] Out Of Print

After the Greg Chaisson album recently posted here, many requested the deleted / out of print BADLANDS remastered reissues by Rock Candy. So here’s the other BADLANDS album – their second titled “Voodoo Highway”- remastered by Rock Candy Records, now with a complete 16 full color booklet including rare photos and a 4000+ full essay about the making of the...

BADLANDS – Badlands +1 [Rock Candy Remastered] Out Of Print

After the Greg Chaisson album recently posted here, many requested the deleted / out of print BADLANDS remastered reissues by Rock Candy. BADLANDS first, self-titled album “Badlands” remastered by Rock Candy Records came with a bonus track, and a complete 16 full color booklet including rare photos and a 4000+ full essay about the making of the record. The Rock...

BALANCE – In For The Count [Rock Candy Remastered +2]

An essential band in any Melodic Rock / AOR collection are without a doubt Americans BALANCE. Both their ’80s albums were officially released on CD & remastered by Rock Candy Records and are must haves for sure. “In For The Count” was Balance’s second effort, which despite originally appeared in 1982 defined the sound & style for the genre in...

BALANCE – Balance [Rock Candy Remastered & Reloaded]

An essential band in any Melodic Rock / AOR collection are without a doubt Americans BALANCE. Both their ’80s albums were officially released on CD & remastered by Rock Candy Records and are must haves for sure. Born in the US East Coast at the beginning of the Eighties, Balance were a mini super-group of sorts. Pride of place was...

WIGGY BITS – Wiggy Bits [Rock Candy Remastered] (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

Formed in NY during the effervescent Seventies, WIGGY BITS put out only this self-titled album on major label Polydor, however they broke up soon after. But several other better known successful projects emerged from the ashes, with great vocalist Peppy Castro joining Balance, drummer Mike Ricciardella the band Network, and later, with guitarist Richie Cerniglia, both were part of ’80s AOR gods Aviator.
Rock Candy Records just remastered and released “Wiggy Bits” for the first time on CD, a proto melodic hard rock album plenty of elaborated arrangements.

TYKETTO – Don’t Come Easy [Rock Candy remastered +1] (full scans)

2016 hit the 25th Anniversary of “Don’t Come Easy“, the awesome debut from TYKETTO. To celebrate the event, Rock Candy Records released a fully digitally remastered edition of the album plus the terrific bonus track “Walk Away”. The early ’90s presented a massive challenge to a number of melodic rock bands. The musical climate was being transformed by a rush...

TARGET (Jimi Jamison) – Captured [Rock Candy remastered +6] full

TARGET was the first band bringing the great Jimi Jamison to major attention releasing a pair of albums for A&M never officially appeared on CD before now with the special remastered treatment by Rock Candy Records. Target second and final album “Captured” includes 6 bonus tracks in this reissue. During the Seventies, Memphis was a hot bed of musical talent....

TARGET (Jimi Jamison) – Target [Rock Candy remastered +2] full

TARGET, out of Memphis, Tennessee, was the first band to bring the great Jimi Jamison to a major label release (pre- Cobra). Target put out a pair of albums for A&M never officially released on CD before now, with the special remastered treatment by Rock Candy Records. Target first, self-titled album “Target” includes two bonus tracks. Arguably the British rock...

COBRA (Jimi Jamison) – First Strike [Rock Candy Remastered] full

Featuring future Survivor vocalist Jimi Jamison, COBRA released this great melodic rock album, “First Strike“, in the first half of the 80s. This Rock Candy remaster it’s pure gold, officially reissued for the first time on CD with a fantastic sonic treatment. The difference between achieving success and failing can be down to the most tenuous of reasons. For Cobra...

CHANNEL – Channel [Rock Candy remastered & reloaded]

This is a nice request; the one and only, self-titled album by CHANNEL, ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ by Rock Candy Records and released on CD for the very first time. Founded in the early ’80s by vocalist Robert Fleischman, a man who, at one time, had been plucked out of obscurity to join AOR super gods Journey, the band featured a...

REO SPEEDWAGON – Good Trouble [Rock Candy remastered]

Here’s one of the ‘big Eighties’ classic records from chart-busters REO SPEEDWAGON requested here, reissued by Rock Candy Records in a ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ form; “Good Trouble“. After the über successful global success of 1980’s Hi Infidelity, REO Speedwagon had the obvious uphill battle of trying to follow this up… and “Good Trouble” was the answer. ‘Hi Infidelity’ achieved platinum...

FASTWAY – Trick Or Treat [Rock Candy Remastered & Reloaded] (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

“Sammi Curr is a Rock ‘N’ Roll nightmare. His fans wont let him die. He wont let them live…” Do you remember that line from 1986’s horror flick ‘Trick Or Treat’? Fun stuff with a couple of cameos from Gene Simmons and Ozzy Osbourne.
Campy nostalgia aside, one thing about the movie remains outstanding all these years later — the FASTWAY soundtrack. “Trick Or Treat” has just been ‘Remastered & Reloaded’ by Rock Candy Records for all fans rejoice.

FASTER PUSSYCAT – Faster Pussycat [Rock Candy remastered & reloaded]

The ‘Remastered & Reloaded‘ release by Rock Candy of FASTER PUSSYCAT‘s self-titled debut album offers the perfect excuse to revisit a record that had a massive impact on the LA’s Sunset Strip Hard Rock scene history. Taking their influence from the roots of glam rock and fusing it with commercial eighties hard rock a pinch of punk, “Faster Pussycat” was...

CONEY HATCH – Friction [Rock Candy remaster +1]

Oh yeah, “Friction“, by CONEY HATCH is one of the hidden Melodic Rock / AOR gems from the middle ’80s now wonderfully digitally remastered from the original tapes by Rock Candy Records. Coney Hatch is mostly known for their early hard rock albums, but “Friction” is a Melodic Rock diamond that deserves a prominent place in your collection. The Toronto...

PETER CETERA (Chicago) – Peter Cetera [Rock Candy remaster] (2018)

For most fans of strident and forceful AOR, PETER CETERA would not, under normal circumstances, be their first port of call. Having been a founder member and lead vocalist with legendary band Chicago, his background was firmly in another musical world but this, his debut solo album “Peter Cetera” showcased a desire to break free of those chains and strike...