Tag Archives: live album

GHOST, Ceremony And Devotion

GHOST – Ceremony And Devotion; a barrage of fan favourite after fan favourite

For Swedish occult rockers Ghost they end 2017 with a rather nice surprise for their fans in the form of Ceremony And Devotion. Being their first live album recorded in San Francisco during their North American Popestar Tour, it pretty much does exactly what it says on the tin with little complaint from us. Word of warning for those who are ...

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The Winery Dogs – Dog Years

The Winery Dogs – Dog Years: Live in Santiago & Beyond in 2013 – 2016

The Winery Dogs, a band I knew nothing of around two years ago, but with some members I was all too familiar. Two legendary musicians and one that for me, was slightly lesser known, a drummer that has been in just about every band worth being in. Mike Portnoy, arguably one of the greatest bassists to ever live and that has ...

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The Sword announce new live album, Greetings From…

From their 2006 début album Age Of Winters to 2015’s High Country, Texas heavy metal act The Sword have moved from strength to strength over the course of their ten years of activity in the music industry. Historically, the band have shared the stage with the likes of Lamb Of God and Clutch and were hand-picked by Metallica to support ...

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Barenaked Ladies announce UK tour and live album

Canadian alternative rock legends Barenaked Ladies are back with a new live album and UK tour. BNL Rocks Red Rocks , was recorded at the famous Red Rocks Ampitheatre in Colorado and will be released on the 20th of May. The album can be pre-ordered here and will feature ‘Odds Are’, ‘ Old Apartment’ and ‘Gonna Walk’ as instant downloads on order. ...

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Against Me! - 23 Live Sex Acts

Review: Against Me! – 23 Live Sex Acts

Coming off what was arguably the best album of their career, Against Me! have taken the always slightly dodgy decision to release a live album.  Such an endeavour can go one of two ways.  It can lead to a defining album, one that includes all the band’s greatest songs and catches them at their ferocious best.  Or, it can feel ...

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Review: H.E.A.T. – Live In London

From over the PA comes a movie voice-over quote so old it has barely escaped the silent era, but it’s entirely fitting for these youths: “The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present.” Jona Tee’s keyboards ...

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Review: Foreigner – The Best of 4 And More

Foreigner haven’t been shy about putting live CDS out since Mick Jones rebuilt the band from the ground up a couple of years into this millennium. Choosing the choicest cuts from the 75 million record sales made since their debut in 1976, there was a hard rocking release featuring Jason Bonham on drums that got offered free with The Mail ...

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Review: Meshuggah – The Ophidian Trek

Creating a brilliant live album is a tricky game to play.  For every ‘Kiss Alive’ or Thin Lizzy’s ‘Live and Dangerous’, there are dozens that just fail to register. Albums which manage to take one of the best things about being a music fan, live shows, and remove all the soul, either through digital tinkering or bad recording. With a ...

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blackberry smoke

Blackberry Smoke – Live!

Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke are renowned road dogs, playing up to 250 shows a year and now they’re delivering a show you can watch in your very own living room… and listen to until the cows come home by releasing ‘Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina‘ on August 18th. The album is available to pre-order now on double CD, ...

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Conan sign to Napalm Records

Doom metallers Conan have revealed they have recently signed to the label giants Naplam Records. The band had this say regarding the new deal: “We are very happy to associated with a label such as Napalm Records / Spinning Goblin  and are looking forward to seeing how the new record comes out. We turned down two other record deals, both ...

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