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Παρασκευή, 27 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Battleaxe - Power From The Universe 1984



The group was amongst the first signings to the Music for Nations label, with the London based concern releasing the band's debut album, Burn This Town.

At their peak Battleaxe toured Britain opening for Saxon and although a third album, Mean Machine, was recorded in 1987, it never saw the light of day.



 Tracklist:

01. Chopper Attack
02. Movin' Metal Rock
03. License To Rock
04. Fortune Lady
05. Shout It Out
06. Over The Top
07. Power From The Universe
08. Make It In America
09. Killer Woman
10. Radio Thunder
11. My Love's On Fire
12. Love Sick Man

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Members: Dave King Vocals. Bri Smith Bass. Mick Percy Guitars. Rick Squires Drums.


Τρίτη, 24 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

A Classic Rock Salute To The Doors - Light My Fire (2014)



Tracklist:

01. L.A. Woman - Jimi Jamison (SURVIVOR), Ted Turner (WISHBONE ASH) & Patrick Moraz (MOODY BLUES)
02. Love Me Two Times - Lou Gramm (FOREIGNER), Thijs van Leer (FOCUS) & Larry Coryell
03. Roadhouse Blues - Leslie West (MOUNTAIN), Brian Auger & Rod Piazza
04. Love Her Madly - Mark Stein (VANILLA FUDGE) & Mick Box (URIAH HEEP)
05. Riders On The Storm - Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW), Tony Kaye (Yes) & Steve Cropper (BOOKER T. & THE M.G.'S)
06. The Crystal Ship - Edgar Winter & Chris Spedding
07. Intro (People Are Strange) - Keith Emerson, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter & Joel Druckman (JOHN FAHEY)
08. People Are Strange - David Johansen (NEW YORK DOLLS) & Billy Sherwood (YES)
09. Touch Me - Robert Gordon, Jordan Rudess (DREAM THEATER), Steve Morse & Nik Turner (HAWKWIND)
10. The Soft Parade - Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW), Christopher North (AMBROSIA) & Steve Hillage (GONG)
11. Hello, I Love You - Ken Hensley (URIAH HEEP) & Roye Albrighton (NEKTAR)
12. Spanish Caravan - Eric Martin (MR. BIG) & Elliot Easton (THE CARS)
13. Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) - Todd Rundgren & Geoff Downes (YES, ASIA) & Zoot Horn Rollo (CAPTAIN BEEFHEART)
14. Break On Through (To The Other Side) - Mark Farner (GRAND FUNK RAILROAD) & Chick Churchill (TEN YEARS AFTER)
15. Light My Fire - Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE), Rick Wakeman (YES) & Steve Howe (YES)
16. The End - Pat Travers & Jimmy Greenspoon (THREE DOG NIGHT)


Δευτέρα, 23 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Earth Opera - Earth Opera (1968) {re up}



Tracklist:

01 - The red sox are winning
02 - As it is before
03 - Dreamless
04 - To care at all
05 - Home of the brave
06 - The child bride
07 - Close your eyes and shut the door
08 - Time and again
09 - When you were full of wonder
10 - Death by fire

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Σάββατο, 21 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

The Collectors - Same (Canadian 1968) {re-up}





The Collectors were formed in Vancouver, Canada in 1961. They later went on to tour US west coast venues with their psychedelic arrangements adding some soulful lyrics.

The Collectors were involved with Electric Prunes producer 'Dave Hassinger' and they worked both as original and session musicians. Their desire to record more original material meant the Prunes were reformed with a completely new line-up to record 'Release of an Oath' with David Axelrod.

During this period, The Collectors also provided the soundtrack music to three Canadian based films - Don't Let the Angels Fall (1968) along with David Hassinge and Canada the Land / Canada, pays vaste (1969)






Παρασκευή, 20 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Phantom's Divine Comedy, Part 1 (1974) (re-up)



Tracklist:

01 - Tales from a Wizard
02 - Devil's Child
03 - Calm Before the Storm
04 - Half a Life
05 - Spiders Will Dance (On Your Face While You Sleep)
06 - Black Magic-White Magic
07 - Merlin
08 - Stand Beside My Fire
09 - Welcome to Hell

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Πέμπτη, 19 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - 1967 - Vol 2





The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band was an American psychedelic rock band of the late 1960s, based in Los Angeles, California. They released five albums under the band name and one under Markley A Group. The group disbanded in 1970. Despite never achieving mainstream success during their existence, the band has garnered interest over the years.

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Τρίτη, 17 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Manilla Road - The Blessed Curse (2015)




Tracklist:
CD1: The Blessed Curse
01. The Blessed Curse 04:47
02. Truth in the Ash 03:17
03. Tomes of Clay 08:12
04. The Dead Still Speak 03:33
05. Falling 04:43
06. Kings of Invention 03:18
07. Reign of Dreams 04:37
08. Luxiferia's Light 04:46
09. Sword of Hate 03:59
10. The Muses Kiss 06:43

CD2: After the Muse
01. After the Muse 05:27
02. Life Goes On 08:27
03. All Hallows Eve (1981 Rehearsal) 10:42
04. In Search of the Lost Chord 03:50
05. Reach 07:05
06. All Hallows Eve 2014 15:05
  

Σάββατο, 14 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Sufi'den Flamenko'ya 2 (Turkish-Spanish Fusion)





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Τετάρτη, 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

D.P. - 1978 - Singles A's & B's


The Deep Purple Singles A's & B's is a compilation album of singles released by the British hard rock band Deep Purple. It was released on vinyl in October 1978. An updated version of the album was issued on CD in 1993 and contains the complete collection of Deep Purple's UK singles, recorded and released from 1968 to 1976 by the Mks I, II, III and IV line-ups of Deep Purple. 
In 2010 EMI released another double CD compilation album called Singles & E.P. Anthology '68 - '80. It contains all songs as herein plus 15 tracks. The song "Kentucky Woman" is present in the album version, which is 38 seconds longer than the single edit.


1993 CD version

"Hush" (Joe South) – 4:24
"One More Rainy Day" (Lord/Evans) – 3:38
"Kentucky Woman" (single edit) (Neil Diamond) – 4:04
"Emmaretta" (Blackmore/Evans/Lord) – 3:00
"The Bird Has Flown" (single edit) (Blackmore/Evans/Lord) – 2:54
"Hallelujah" (Greenaway/Cook) – 3:44
"Speed King" (demo version with piano) – 4:26
"Black Night" – 3:28
"Strange Kind of Woman" – 3:49
"I'm Alone" – 3:06
"Fireball" – 3:21
"Demon's Eye" – 5:12
"Never Before" (single edit) – 3:30
"When a Blind Man Cries" – 3:32
"Smoke on the Water" (single edit) – 3:48
"Black Night" (live, from the Made in Japan outtakes, also available in the 2CD remaster edition of Made in Japan) – 4:59
"Might Just Take Your Life" (single edit) (Blackmore/Lord/Coverdale/Paice) – 3:35
"Coronarias Redig" (Blackmore/Lord/Paice) – 4:54
"You Keep on Moving" (single edit) (Coverdale/Hughes) – 4:29
"Love Child" (Bolin/Coverdale) – 3:04



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Παρασκευή, 6 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Coven - Witchcraft destroys minds and reaps souls (Us psycho-prog 1969)



Tracklist:

01 - black sabbath
02 - white witch of rose hall
03 - coven in charing cross
04 - for unlawful carnal knowledge
05 - pact with lucifer
06 - choke, thirst, die
07 - wicked woman
08 - dignitaries of hell
09 - portrait
10 - satanic mass
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Τετάρτη, 4 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Ufo - Ufo (Rare 1st Album 1970) (@320)





Recorded on a shoestring budget, UFO has several challenging sonic moments. The uneven mixes and amateur performances that some listeners might find quaint or innocent could be distracting to others. In their pre-Michael Schenker days, the British band made a much more experimental noise that reflected psychedelic as well as R&B influences pitched with a dark resonance. This swirling mish-mosh barely suggests the early British metal of the group's commercial pinnacle that was still years off when they released their eponymous debut. Blue Cheer, early Black Sabbath, and maybe a little bit of the Who (mostly derived via bassist Pete Way's meandering, over-saturated bass lines) all come to mind on standouts like "Boogie," "C'mon Everybody," and "Follow You Home." While ignored completely in the States as well as their British home, U F O was a bit of an international hit. "C'mon Everybody" made it to the top of the charts in Japan, which led to a tour of the country and enough career momentum to keep the records coming while the sound of (and worldwide market for) heavy metal slowly took shape. While far from being the best offering from Pete Way, Phil Mogg, and company, U F O is a nice pre-metal study that reveals how the blues/psychedelic amalgam inspired would-be metal artists before pop was injected into the genre.


Tracklist:

1. Unidentified Flying Object (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) - 2:19
2. Boogie (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) - 4:17
3. C'mon Everybody (Capehart/Cochran) - 3:12
4. Shake It About (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) - 3:47
5. (Come Away) Melinda (Hellerman/Minkoff) - 5:06
6. Timothy (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) - 3:29
7. Follow You Home (Way) - 2:14
8. Treacle People (Bolton) - 3:24
9. Who Do You Love (McDaniel) - 7:50
10. Evil (Way) - 3:27