Category: SKIN

SKIN – Hasta La Vista, Baby! [Japanese Edition Remastered] Out Of Print

As requested, here’s another hard to find / out of print album by UK melodic hard rockers SKIN. “Hasta La Vista, Baby!” was recorded at London’s La Two on 26th April 1998, during the very last show on their farewell UK tour before they disbanded in good terms.
This Double-CD capture Skin at their best, rocking hard and with melody as driving force. As the original release was pretty raw in sound, for the Japanese market the tapes were remastered to get a more polished experience.
Rare and very good record, a collector’s item.

SKIN – Absolutely Live At The Borderline [Japanese reissue +3] RARE

As requested, here’s the Japan-only release of British melodic hard rockers SKIN album “Absolutely Live At The Borderline”. Here the band performs some awesome versions of Van Halem Deep Purple, Montrose and more classic songs showcasing how good these gals were, alongside Skin’s own hits.
But three years after its original release, an arrangement was done with Japan Victor Company for this reissue, including as bonus tracks studio songs only appeared on rare standalone singles.
Great band, great songs, and a great collectors item.

SKIN – Skin +7 [Rock Candy Remastered & Reloaded] Out Of Print

SKIN, one of the finest UK melodic hard rock acts emerged during the ’90s, finally got their long time out of print self titled debut “Skin“ re-issued, remastered by Rock Candy Records at 24-bit from the original source tapes plus 7 bonus tracks. Some kind of a super-group, Skin was founded in 1993 by ex-Jagged Edge members Myke Gray and...

MYKE GRAY – Shades Of Gray (2017)

People reading this blog are already quite expert in the type of music featured here, so those of you familiar with UK Hard Rock will know the name of guitarist MYKE GRAY from his time in two much loved bands of the late ’80s / early ’90s: JAGGED EDGE and SKIN.Some might even recall a brief stint in UFO or...

LAWLESS – Rock Savage (2013)

* Founded by veterans from the UK scene, LAWLESS is releasing their debut “Rock Savage” on Escape Records in a few days.Comprising Neil Ogden who has been hitting the skins in cult legends Demon since 2002 and his more recent bandmate there Paul Hume (vocals, guitar), plus Persian Risk guitarist Howie G and bassist Josh Williams (Headrush), they have created...

HAND OF DIMES – ST (2012)

* Singer Neville MacDonald was the founder member of UK hard rock favorites Skin during the nineties. But the shouter a decade before also was part of the acclaimed Welsh AOR act Kooga who released the much beloved disc ‘Across The Water’ in 1986. His partner in crime with Kooga was the excellent songwriter and keyboardist Neil Garland. After so...

SKIN – Breaking The Silence (2010)

available exclusively from the band’s site SKIN were formed in the early ’90s by ex JAGGED EDGE members Myke Gray and Andy Robbins (also formerly of TOKYO BLADE & SHOGUN) along with former KOOGA vocalist Neville MacDonald and drummer Dicki Fliszar (from Bruce Dickinson’s touring band).Through Maiden vocalist Dickinson, the band came to the attention of noted American producer Keith...