Category: SHM-CD

BRYAN ADAMS – Reckless +3 [Numbered Limited Edition Remastered SHM-CD] *EXCLUSIVE*

And here’s another request: the rare, out of print, collectors numbered Limited Edition remastered Japanese release of BRYAN ADAMS blockbuster album “Reckless”, pressed on high quality SHM-CD. This version is of particular interest ‘cos include as bonus track the B-side “Diana”, retired from distribution by Adams himself, not available into any other reissue / compilation, and in my opinion, one...

JOE SATRIANI – The Extremist [Japan Remaster Blue-SpecCD2]

Finally arrived from Japan my favorite JOE SATRIANI albums from the Legacy Recordings reissue series 2016, remastered and manufactured with the high quality Blu-specCD2 technology. Considered by many his finest opus, the fantastic “The Extremist” is one of Satriani’s most focused albums ever infested with high quality songs and serves as a benchmark in Joe’s career. “The Extremist” is a...

JOE SATRIANI – Surfing With The Alien [Japan Remaster Blue-spec CD2]

Finally arrived from Japan my favorite JOE SATRIANI albums from the Legacy Recordings reissue series 2016, remastered and manufactured with the high quality Blu-specCD2 technology. As you may know, Blu-specCD2 format is Sony’s answer to SHM-CD, taking Blu-Ray technology to create CD’s Phase Transition Mastering via blue laser diode cutting (using a different polycarbonate plastic) resulting in a superb sound....

JOE SATRIANI – Flying In A Blue Dream [Japan Remaster Blue-SpecCD2]

Finally arrived from Japan my favorite JOE SATRIANI albums from the Legacy Recordings reissue series 2016, remastered and manufactured with the high quality Blu-specCD2 technology. “Flying In A Blue Dream” is a very special Joe Satriani where he sings straight-out hard rockers combined with splendid instrumentals. “Flying In A Blue Dream” is by far the most versatile Joe Satriani yet....

MICHAEL McDONALD – If That’s What It Takes [Japan SHM-CD AOR Best Selection 1300]

As requested, here’s in exclusive “If That’s What It Takes”, the other MICHAEL McDONALD album released as part of the Warner Music Japan ‘AOR Best Selection 1300’ reissue series. For this, McDonald’s solo debut, the ‘who’s who’ from the legendary LA Session is present: half-Toto in Steve Lukather and Mike & Jeff Porcaro, Robben Ford, Greg Phillinganes, Michael Omartian, and...

MICHAEL McDONALD – No Lookin’ Back [Japan SHM-CD remastered] *EXCLUSIVE*

As requested, here’s in exclusive MICHAEL McDONALD‘s 1985 album “No Lookin’ Back” in its Japanese SHM-CD remastered version, released as part of the Warner Music Japan ‘AOR Best Selection 1300’ reissue series. Ex- member of The Doobie Brothers, “No Lookin’ Back” is McDonald’s second solo album, and as you can see in the credits, this is a heavily synth based...

MOTLEY CRUE – Dr. Feelgood [Japan SHM-CD MiniLP / Ltd 2-Disc]

MOTLEY CRUE very much defined the ’80s. Californian hard rock glammy style. And one reader requested some of their most celebrated records in a remastered form pressed on High Quality Japanese SHM-CD, this special edition including a bonus disc. “Dr. Feelgood” is Mötley Crüe’s more ‘glossy’ record ever, overproduced to some people’s judgement. Not for me, I am a sucker...

ECLIPSE – Armageddonize [Japan SHM-CD Deluxe Edition 2CD]

Without a doubt, Swedes ECLIPSE are one of the most spectacular Melodic Hard Rock acts appeared in the last twenty-five years. Frontiers Music released an expanded, Deluxe Edition of Eclipse’s hit album “Armageddonize” in conjunction with the band’s appearance at Melodifestivalen in Sweden. Titled “Armageddonize (Deluxe Edition)”, this is the Japanese edition pressed on high quality SHM-CD. This expanded edition...

McAULEY SCHENKER GROUP – Perfect Timing [SHM-CD Remastered +2]

Universal Japan have been reissuing a bunch of great albums freshly remastered, pressed on high quality SHM-CD, most of them including bonus tracks and sold at a very affordable price (around 15 bucks each). Among the batch arriving to our mailbox are the McAULEY SCHENKER GROUP terrific albums. Let’s go with “Perfect Timing“, one of my favorites. “Perfect Timing” was...

OVERKILL – Under The Influence [Japan SHM-CD remastered] (2016) Out Of Print

One of the most renowned ’80s albums from the thrash metal movement is without a doubt OVERKILL‘s “Under The Influence”. Recently remastered by Rock Candy Records, it was requested by some here. However, we’re presenting instead the Japan SHM-CD remastered release, and believe me, it should be hard to match the quality of this version in terms of audio quality....

ZEBRA – Live [Japanse remaster SHM-CD Cardboard Sleeve mini LP]

All-4 first ZEBRA albums were released in Japan on a high quality SHM-CD format, remastered and packed in a Cardboard Sleeve mini LP replicating the original artwork. Of special interest is the almost unknown “Zebra Live”. It was featured here when released, but now has become pretty hard to find. Requested by one of you in Comments, here we go...

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...