Hard Rock

Shy – Once Bitten…Twice… (1983)

Band: Shy Release: Once Bitten…Twice… (Full-Length) Genre: Melodic Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Country: United Kingdom Year: 1983 Label: Ebony Records Buy from: eBay Highlights: “Give Me A Chance”, “Once Bitten, Twice Shy”, “Think of Me” and “Reflections” Tracklist Deep WaterTake It All The WayGive Me A ChanceThink Of MeTonightChained By DesireReflectionsOnce Bitten, Twice ShyAll On You (Bonus track)Throwing It All Away (Bonus track for Japan only) Rating: 93% Lineup Tony Mills: Vocals Steve Harris (R.I.P): Guitars Mark Badrick: Bass Alan Kelly: Drums Paddy McKenna:...

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Mother’s Ruin – Streetfighter (1981)

Band: Mother’s Ruin Release: Streetfighter (Single) Genre: NWOBHM/Hard Rock Country: United Kingdom Year: 1981 Label: Spectra Note There’s just something about the title track that makes me smile…“Streetfighter” is without a doubt one of those songs that can immediately boost your mood; it’s simply uplifting! You dudes are gonna have to listen to that chorus countless times to understand what I mean by that! Tracklist StreetfighterLeaving You Rating: 92% Lineup Dale Nathan: Vocals, Keyboards Phil Hunt: Guitars Malcolm Jones: Guitars Andy Brown: Bass Martin Bell:...

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Squadron – First Mission (1982)

Band: Squadron Release: First Mission (Full-Length) Genre: Melodic Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Country: United States Year: 1982 Label: Self-Released Tracklist Always On The MakeCall The ShotsCan't Do Things Like ThatVideo AttackDon't Keep Me Waitin'She's A RockerLet Me Out Of This PlaceCan't Blame MeLookin' For A Good TimeHail Hail Rock N Roll Rating: 92% Lineup Steve Crandall: Vocals Brian Cassidy: Guitars Jim McKenna: Drums Brent Sullivan:...

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Wytch Hazel – Surrender (2011)

Band: Wytch Hazel Release: Surrender (Single) Genre: NWOBHM/Hard Rock Country: United Kingdom Year: 2011 Label: Self-Released Buy the Single in Digital Format! Buy on eBay | Buy the follow-up EP “The Truth” Order the compilation from High Roller Records, which features this single and Wytch Hazel’s later EP! Review The sudden revival of the NWOBHM in recent years has sparked a large following of bands who are being influenced by the sheer tenacity of this powerful movement.  The wonders of discovering a band that perfectly replicates the rawness of the NWOBHM (as well as adhering to the musical structure and...

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DarkStarr – DarkStarr (1983)

Band: Dark Starr Release: Dark Starr (EP) Genre: Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Country: United States Year: 1983 Label: Self-Released Tracklist My Deepest RegretsLoving StrangersStand AsideFinding My WayHard Rocker Rating: 88% Lineup John Meyers: Vocals Dave Sestito: Guitars John Schillaci: Drums Paul Fisher:...

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