Wacken 2017 – 28 years louder than hell

As this year's Wacken festival approaches it's time for their annual CD/DVD release featuring some of the best performances from the previous year's event. These releases are a great...

American Valhalla

In 2016, Iggy Pop released an album written and recorded with Queens of the stone age frontman Josh Homme - Post pop depression. The album was intended to be...

Ayreon – Ayreon universe

For over 20 years, Arjen Lucassen's band Ayreon has existed purely as a studio project with no live shows. The reason for that is because he always thought a...

Black Sabbath – The End

They say all good things must come to an end, and with Black Sabbath that time has finally come with the band having retired following their farewell tour. It's...

Eagles of death metal – I love you all the time: Live at the...

In November 2015, the music world was shocked to the core when terrorists attacked the Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Bataclan in Paris leaving 89 people dead....

The Who – Live at the Isle of Wight 2004

When it comes to legendary bands, The Who are certainly one of the top names with a career that has spanned several decades  and seen their music as the...

Status Quo – The Last night of the electrics

Last year Status Quo embarked on a tour that was intended to mark the end of an era – the final Status Quo tour with a full electric set. ...

Kai Hansen & Friends – Thank you Wacken

German rock/metal legend Kai Hansen releases a live album later this month.  From Helloween to Gamma Ray and Unisonic, Kai Hansen has been a big part of the German...

Arch Enemy – As the stages burn

It's almost exactly three years since Angela Gossow stepped down as vocalist of Arch Enemy and announced her replacement, Alissa White-Gluz.  At that point the War Eternal album was...

Deep Purple – California Jam 1974

To be honest I was never a fan of the David Coverdale/Glenn Hughes era of Deep Purple back in the day but my blinkered youthful naivety from well over...

Heart – Live at the Royal Albert Hall

There are some bands that tour every year, while others like the Rolling Stones very rarely tour.  If you live in the US then you'd say Heart fall into...

Bryan Adams – Wembley 1996 Live

On 27th July 1996, Bryan Adams played a show at Wembley stadium in front of a crowd of over 70,000 fans.  It was a show packed with hits, and...

Motley Crue – The End – Live in Los Angeles

On 31st December 2015, Motley Crue brought their existence as a touring band to an end, having signed a legally binding declaration that they would stop touring as Motley...

Joe Bonamassa – Live At The Greek Theatre

Joe Bonamassa really needs no introduction now; I think he has single handedly given the blues its well-deserved kick up the butt and re-ignited the scene. There are so...

Deep Purple-Live At The NEC

Deep Purple said farewell to founding member, keyboardist extraordinaire Jon Lord with this concert recorded at the Birmingham NEC Arena in 2002. Previously available only as part of the...

Styx-Live at The Orleans Arena Las Vegas

It’s a bit of a strange one this, back in 2015 this concert was released as a CD, which was superb, so to get the DVD version of the same...

Journey – Live In Manila

Back in 2007 at the height of a thirty year career, Journey, one of the all-time great rock bands found themselves without a singer. What followed next, frankly you...

Twisted Sister – Metal Meltdown

You really do have to admire the tenacity of the members of Twisted Sister over the last forty years. From the apathy of record companies in their beginnings to...

Ayreon – The Theater equation DVD

In September last year the classic Ayreon album, The Human Equation was brought to life on stage at a theatre in Rotterdam for just one weekend.  Billed as The...

Doro – Strong and proud – 30 years of rock and metal

German heavy metal legend Doro Pesch really knows how to celebrate an anniversary.  For her 20th and 25th anniveraries she put on special shows with a load of special...