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Ace Frehley – Origins Vol 1 Rev...

ACE FREHLEY Origins, Vol 1 (Steamhammer/SPV Records) As someone that has always been more of a fan of Ace’s solo stuff over the Kiss material, I was interested in what this might sound like. I’ve always enjoyed Ace’s solo work for its peculiar idiosyncrasies. This is Ace’s first crack at a collection of cover songs […]


The king of shock and the bad boys of rock was always going to be a tantalising affair, and so it proved. Alice playing the role of warm up artist was, as we’ve always expected him to be, the model of entertainment and musical theatre. All of the usuals were there and are as fun […]

The Darker My Horizon – Review

The Darker My Horizon – Aquiesce Self Release available now Reviewed by Paul Nicholls Formed late last year (2014) , The Darker My Horizon , by ex members of Sacred Heart ( Paul Stead (Lead Vocals / Guitar and Mark Stephenson (Lead / Rhythm Guitars ) joined by Gavin Tester(Drums) Max Notaro (Bass) and […]

Review – Lifeline – Screa...

Lifeline – Scream Escape Music Out Now Reviewed By Paul Nicholls Nigel Bailey must be one of the busiest artists out there at the present time . Since hitting the limelight a few short years ago his output from his solo work to Three Lions etc has been phenomenal. In some cases you might expect […]

Review – W.A.S.P. Golgotha

W.A.S.P. – Golgotha Napalm Records Release Date Oct 2nd Reviewed By Paul Nicholls Is it really back in 1982 when the monster that is W.A.S.P. was launched by Blackie Lawless? Now the sole remaining original member of the band ( oh how we mourn the loss to the band of Chris Holmes – resident madman) […]

Review – Cats In Space

Cats In Space – Too Many Gods Released Oct 30th Harmony Factory/Cargo Records Reviewed By Paul Nicholls I have lived with three tracks from this album for some time now and was impressed a great deal by them . The band have been compared to ELO, Queen 10cc and New England . I’m here to […]

Review – Newman

Newman The Elegance Machine Release Date August 31st 2015 Label – AOR Heaven Reviewed by Paul Nicholls Steve Newman is one of the most highly respected UK rockers out there , his albums always receive deserved attention , simply due to the unfailing quality of the songs . Taking two years to complete ( yes […]

Review – Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis Legacy Release 21st August 2015 Label – Frontiers Records Reviewed By Paul Nicholls Brothers Tino and Chris Troy , founders of the band all the way back in ’73 , you would be excused for thinking , have done their bit for rock music , releasing some classics over the years . They […]

Review – Ozone ‘Self Defe...

Ozone ‘Self Defence’ Release 25th September 2015 Label – Escape Music Reviewed by Paul Nicholls After a very ,very long wait , this much vaunted album is released this coming September , the main draw points being the voices of Chris Ousey and Steve Overland , arguably the best voices in the business . Teamed […]

CATS IN SPACE – Platinum Recommended