Romeo's Daughter - Spin (RD Records)

Old fashioned Spin maybe, but rubbish it certainly ain't...

Brit AOR stalwarts Romeo’s Daughter, like many of their kind that hailed from the UK, carried a bit of a whiff of the also-ran about them in the old days, even in their heyday when

FM - Heroes and Villains (Frontiers Music)

It's hard to believe, but after 30 years FM still get better and better...
Release Date: 
16 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

UK hard rock veterans FM return to the fray with their ninth studio album – and it’s an absolute cracker.

Daylight Robbery - Falling Back to Earth (Solar Flare)

UK hopefulls plunder the past with mixed results...
Release Date: 
13 Oct 2014 (All day)

UK hard rockers Daylight Robbery return with a new album, Falling Back to Earth, that once again brings their slick package of mid-eighties influenced Brit rock/AOR to the

Work of Art - Framework (Frontiers Records)

Classy AOR for the ages
Release Date: 
19 Sep 2014 (All day)

Work of Art are that most SUSPICIOUS of things, an AOR 'band' put together to release records on Italian label Frontiers Records.

Alan Kelly's Seven Hard Years - No Place in Heaven (Lynchburg Records)

Solid Hard Rock from a couple of Shy alumni...
Release Date: 
30 Jun 2014 (All day)

AOR and hard rock fans might remember the name Alan Kelly; He played drums for Brit hard rock not-quite-weres Shy all through the eighties and nineties, propelling

Three Lions - Three Lions (Frontiers Records)

It's coming home. it's coming home...
Release Date: 
17 Apr 2014 - 11:30pm

Blimey. There are, finally, some tangible rewards to being editor of heavy metal’s liveliest read.

Alter Bridge & Living Colour, Forum Theatre, Melbourne - 26/2/14

Living Colour cook Melbourne. Alter Bridge simmer along, but that's the Alter Bridge way. Also: dudes.

Dudes really like Alter Bridge. Bulbous dudes of wispy hair. Work-cutting dudes with shirts tucked into slacks. Dudes man, dudes.

Boston - Life, Love & Hope (Frontiers Records)

We waited ten years for this?
Release Date: 
5 Dec 2013 - 11:30pm

Jeebs this is a frustrating album… AOR Gods Boston (or more accurately AOR God Tom Scholz, who does most everything on this album save for some of the vocalising –

Robin Beck - Underneath (Cargo Records)

Beck to the future!
Release Date: 
15 Aug 2013 (All day)

Robin Beck, whether she likes it or not, will be forever remembered as the SUGARY voice behind late eighties Coke advert anthem First Time.