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  • Darrell Bath 'Roll Up' - Cargo Records UK


    Darrell Bath 'Roll Up' CD




    Darrell Bath 'Roll Up' CD


    Darrell Bath, punk-rock-blues guitarist and songwriter, taking time out after 2 1/2 years of relentless worldwide touring with the Vibrators.

    Bath played with various bands before joining the UK Subs in 1987.

    He went on to form the Crybabys with Honest John Plain. In late 1992, he joined the Dogs D'amour and contributed to their 1993 album "More Unchartered Heights of Disgrace".

    The following year, he appeared on the Grammy-nominated album "Ian Hunter's Dirty Laundry". He also recorded and toured with Nikki Sudden.

    On his latest release, he is joined by Crybabys drummer Robbie Rushton and bassist Chris McDougall - don't miss this light-hearted, loose-limbed collection of 9 brand new and original rockers and groovers through a pea-soup of Stones-ish guitar. Also look out for upcoming live shows in 2016.

    1. Dancin'With The Devil's Goombah
    2. It's In The Music
    3. Dirty Rocky Road
    4. Slimline Jim
    5. Clingin'On
    6. Eye For An Eye
    7. Muppets
    8. Rat Palace
    9. Man/Monkey
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  • Diamond Dogs 'Quitters & Complainers (+ Live in Bilbao Bonus Disc)' - Cargo Records UK


    Diamond Dogs 'Quitters & Complainers (+ Live in Bilbao Bonus Disc)'


    Diamond Dogs, the Swedish Rock and Roll band formed in 1992, are back with their 10th full length album Quitters & Complainers'.

    The release also includes a 70 minute long bonus live disc Let's Have It - Live in Bilbao'.

    Diamond Dogs have over the years delivered countless hard rockin'shows worldwide, they have also been on tour sharing stage with The Nazareth, Ian Hunter, The Damned, Hanoi Rocks, The Cult, Sensational Alex Harvey Band, The Quireboys, Dan Baird, among others. Members of Diamond Dogs also have associations with such fine artists as The Hellacopters, Johnny Thunders, The Solution, The Dogs D'amour, The Nomads, Ian Hunter, and The Crunch.

    The album sleeve also includes a tribute to the bands sax player, Magic Gunnarsson who passed away in 2014, written by vocalist Sulo Karlsson. Sulo is also currently completing a vocal duet album collaboration with American singer Maria McKee and has recently released his second album with The Crunch entitled Brand New Brand'. The band will appear in the UK during August before embarking on a full tour of Spain including a festival show with Iggy Pop.

    Quitters & Complainers'could easily be Diamond Dogs finest release to date. Classic good time Rock n'Roll.

    Quitters and Complainers:
    1. Runaway Romeo
    2. Alright, Alright, Alright
    3. Stop Barking Up The Wrong Tree
    4. Broken
    5. Silver Star Delight
    6. Back To Babylon
    7. Black Ribbons (For Magic)
    8. Goodbye Troubled Soul
    9. Rollercoaster
    10. Out Of My Heart

    Disc 2:
    Let's Have It - Live in Bilbao
    1. Bound To Ravage
    2. Rush For Comfort
    3. Every Little Crack
    4. Goodbye Miss Jill
    5. Autopilot
    6. Lift It Up
    7. Yesterday's Nymph
    8. Honked
    9. Raise A Holler
    10. Brick Chase Bilbao (Jam)
    11. Passing Through My Heart
    12. Somebody Else's Lord
    13. On The Sunny Side Again
    14. Sad To Say I'm Sorry
    15. The Band
    16. Wild Side Of Life
    17. Don't Turn Me Away
    18. Not Guilty (Jam)

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  • Diamond Head 'What’s In Your Head?' CD - Cargo Records UK


    Diamond Head 'What"s In Your Head?' CD


    Brand new album from the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal legends.

    This is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed All Will Be Revealed'and see's Brian Tatler and the band up the ante further with a stunning album of hard metal riffing and Zeppelin-esque epic songwriting.

    11 songs including the exceptional title track as well as future DH classics Skin On Skin', Reign Supreme'and Victim'.

    Essential for all fans of quality Classic Rock.

    1. Skin On Skin
    2. I Feel No Pain
    3. This Planet And Me
    4. Reign Supreme
    5. Killing Me
    6. Tonight
    7. Prey For Me
    8. What's In your Head
    9. Nothing To Lose
    10. Calling Out
    11. Victim

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  • Donnie Vie 'DVieD EP' - Cargo Records UK


    Donnie Vie 'DVieD EP'




    Donnie Vie 'DVieD EP'


    6 song EP features 'Code Red', 'Country Roads' (John Denver), 'If You Could Read My Mind' (Gordon Lightfoot), 'I Love The Way', 'Somewhere' and the Beatles cover 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'.

    The DVD features extensive unseen EZN footage as well as TV performances and new material recorded at Donnie's home studio.

    1. Code Red
    2. Country Roads
    3. If I Could Read Your Mind
    4. I Love the Way  
    5. Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds
    6. Somewhere  

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  • Kory Clarke 'Payback€„¢s A Bitch' - Cargo Records UK


    Kory Clarke 'Payback's A Bitch'




    Kory Clarke 'Payback's A Bitch'


    Whether it be in the form of a stand-up comedian, an artist, poet, musician, or filmmaker, I love a good maverick. The true individual refusing to waver, refusing to pander to the rules of others, is a counter-culture all to his, or her, self.

    The Warrior Soul frontman may well appear to be more prolific in the art rather than music world these days, but that would be doing the guy a major disservice: in the past few years he has released a new Warrior Soul album (2012²s 'Stiff Middle Finger'), a follow-up to his lauded 'Opium Hotel' album (2011²s 'Opium Hotel II'), an electro-acoustic solo record ('Light Your Bonfires', also 2011), and released the long-lost self-titled album from pre-WS outfit The Trial. Kory's new album, 'Payback's A Bitch', strips his rock back even further. You won't believe it until you hear it, but he showcases a softer side, a commercially accessible side, a sidestep so severe that it'll take you aback when you first put the virtual needle on the record.

    The opening (and title) track doesn't stray too far from what we already know, though ' the album easing the listener in gently. Well, the first lyrics sung are Pissed off! so not that gently. Been ripped off so many times, I'm gonna remind the assholes who did it, KC sings over a cleaner rock 'n' roll riff than usual, the song, lyrically, aimed at those who have treated him like shit and taken the piss, musically, destined to cut swathes through smoky barrooms.

    'Freak' is the first of two songs featured on the album written by Bobby Kennedy of the band, Acid (who has also played with David Johansen of the New York Dolls), and it fits the spirit of the record perfectly. Bass-led, with more of a classic glam stomp, the lyrics speak of not knowing where you are or where you're heading, Kory sympathising with the words given the many projects that he finds himself involved in.

    'Devil's Highway' pulls Kory back to a more expected political stance with lyrics dedicated to our seemingly never-ending struggle against the might of the military industrial complex. At chorus time it's as near as the album gets to prime Warrior Soul ' think 'Last Decade Dead Century' ' but the song's core is one made up of loops and samples, more Nine Inch Nails than Four More Years. Don't let yourself be fooled into thinking that Kory is about to fall back in line, though¦.With lyrics by Gary Hood (former guitar tech of Lou Reed), who had previously written for the original 'Opium Hotel' album, 'What Good Is Goodbye' is a pared-down barroom rock 'n' roll ballad that you would expect to hear Spike from The Quireboys singing to a room of waist-coated fans hanging on his every word.

    Dedicated to good friends lost for stupid reasons, generally drug related, this song, complete with harmonica solo, finds Kory at his most honest¦.thus far. If the previous song surprises, prepare for the next to offer a knockout blow: 'Get Down To Bizness' finds Kory forgetting all about the last decade and strutting all the way back to the sick seventies. Channelling James Brown, Sly Stone, Huggy Bear, Black Belt Jones and Foxy Brown, this is one song that is gonna git you, sucka! As fun as it is fantastic, this is KC in a never-before-seen guise¦and it works, and works well. Not satisfied with going vintage R 'n' B on our asses, Clarke throws out a would-be summer anthem for fun¦in both senses of the word.

    'Hoezone' speaks of superficial celebrity idiots yet, musically, pulses out like a twisted take on modern alternative dance music. If you heard this at a nightclub, or on the soundtrack to an MTV 'reality' show, you'd be forgiven for never realising that KC was at the helm. We're used to Kory and his FU, just not with N at the end. 'Jägermeister Machine' belongs on a massive ad campaign for the German digestif, the drink of choice for many a rock 'n' roller. The song itself has its tongue firmly in its cheek (or possibly someone else's) with Kory sounding not unlike Robbie Quine of The Barbarellatones as he spits out a crazed accent-heavy lyric ripping the piss out of being a wild and crazy guy in Berlin. Musically, the song is a brooding take on dark electro; lyrically, it's a side splitter. I love singing for you guys, says Clarke before 'The Last Hand' eases its way out of the speakers.

    This is Spike and The Quireboys by way of the Faces again, another slow-burner set to stun¦.for wholly different reasons to the usual Kory Clarke output, but if you think this is subtle then the closing song, 'Meet Me In Las Vegas', will break your heart. Written in Nashville over margaritas and a two year period, this song is the nearest this rock 'n' roll mofo has ever gotten to a proper love song and, with its piano and string section, it stings the senses: disbelief possibly reigns, but, ultimately, you'll realise that this warrior can also pour his heart out in the direction of the one that cares as well as tear it out in objection at the ones who don't.

    Recording in Porto with producer and multi-instrumentalist Andre Indiana and his wife, singer/songwriter Monica Ferraz has worked wonders for Kory Clarke. Ambitious ideas have been fully captured, experiments pushed to their boundaries: the resulting long player one of the finest you'll hear all year¦for absolutely none of the reasons that you expect going into it. Other than Kory Clarke doing whatever the fuck he wants¦and getting away with it. Again.

    1. Payback's A Bitch
    2. Freak
    3. Devil's Highway
    4. What Good Is Goodbye
    5. Get Down To Bizzness
    6. Hoezone
    7. Jaegermeister Machines
    8. Rock n' Roll Genocide
    9. The Last Hand
    10. Death And Taxes
    11. Meet Me In Las Vegas
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  • Marc Eden 'Marc Eden' CD PRE-ORDER


    Marc Eden 'Marc Eden' CD PRE-ORDER


    Forming 'Seven', then DNA doll, M.E. was signed for what was touted as 'One of the biggest deals of the decade' in 1999. Recording took place in L.A. and London with Faith No More producer Matt Wallace on Telstar Records.

    In 2000, M.E. recorded an EP with Andy Gill, played the 2nd Isle of Wight festival in 2002 and Glastonbury in 2003 before being personally invited by Slash to write/record in L.A.

    That resulted in 4, yet unreleased tracks – including an early version of ‘Slither’. Eden then joined forces with Ariel Bender, aka Luther Grosvenor, (Mott the Hoople/Spooky Tooth guitarist) and toured the AB Band, supporting Rod Stewart in 2007.

    He appears on the Mott the Hoople Family Anthology record, and Luther’s If you Dare album (2011). He then formed Men & Gods with long-term Seven/DNA collaborator Alrick Guyler who were signed to Pacific Records in 2011.  Around this time, he formed The Peckham Cowboys with Guy Bailey (Quireboys), and Dale Hodgkinson who signed to Cargo Records.

    Their album Flog It was released in 2011, and the second album - the critically acclaimed '10 Tales from the Gin Palace' - saw Marc working with Timo Kaltio (Hanoi Rocks), and Nigel Mogg (Quireboys) and Darrel Bath (Ian Hunter band). This album was nominated for 'Best Album' in the British Blues Awards 2014, whilst Marc was nominated for 'Best Vocalist'.

    A live, limited-edition album: 'LIVE:WIRED!' taken from the Flog It tour was released in 2015. In 2017, Marc struck up a friendship with Peter Doherty of the Libertines who co-writes ‘Mother Mary’. The pair toured together in 2019 in support of Peter's new project Puta Madres, culminating in a date at London Forum that year.

    Bang up to date, Marc is releasing his debut solo album featuring contributions from Alabama3, Congo Natty, and Peter Doherty.

    1. Next Of Kin
    2. Free
    3. Cruel Britannia
    4. Mother Mary
    5. Mysterious
    6. Rock Star Burning
    7. All These Things To Tempt Me
    8. All God’s Children
    9. There’s A Star For You
    10. Wish
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  • Nubian Rose 'Amen' CD


    Nubian Rose 'Amen' CD




    Nubian Rose 'Amen' CD


    NUBIAN ROSE, the Melodic Rock sensation of the early 10’s, is back after a long hiatus. Their new album, AMEN, will be released on the 26th of January 2024.

    On AMEN, Nubian Rose show a more progressive side of the band, but with their trademark foundation of strong melodies, great hooks, big guitars, and the powerful voice of Sofia Lilja. While writing AMEN, Christer and Sofia wanted to challenge themselves to take Nubian Rose to new frontiers.

    “AMEN sounds very different, but hopefully in a good way”, says Sofia. “As people we are constantly growing, so why wouldn’t our music grow? And what would be the point of making another ”Mountain”, or ”Mental Revolution?”
    They wanted to cut all ”obligations” that creators very often feel because of outside expectations. “We wanted to let the music flow through us, not forcing the music out of us”, says Christer. We wanted to make a dynamic album and let all our sources of inspiration have a seat at the table.

    The list of inspiration for AMEN is long and diverse, with everything from Judas Priest, Rainbow and Cheap Trick to David Bowie, John Carpenter, Dalbello, Stevie Nicks, and the amazing album ”The Wanderer”, by Donna Summer.

    AMEN is packed with analogue, vintage, synths. The gain level on the guitars is turned down a bit. Some of the songs don’t even have a traditional chorus and for the first time Nubian Rose has written a song that is almost 10 minutes long.

    But the more classic rock songs are also in the mix. The story of NUBIAN ROSE started in 2012, with their self-financed, low-key release of their debut album, ’Mountain’. With practically no pr, the album spread like wildfire in the world of Melodic Rock and soon they were featured in some of the greatest rock publications in the World, like Classic Rock Magazine, Burrn!! with outstanding reviews. Rockers like ’Ever see your face’ and ’Mountain’ together with the majestic power ballad, ’How am I', became fan favourites. In 2014 the band released their Sophomore album, with a slightly heavier sound.

    Classic Rock Magazine: “MENTAL REVOLUTION tears out the speakers” 9/10 / Fireworks Magazine: “I personally think that MENTAL REVOLUTION rates as the best mainstream Female-Fronted album of recent years”

    Powerplay Magazine: “If the debut was good, then this has been necking steroids since that release” – 9/10

    NUBIAN ROSE chose Pedro Ferreira to record and mix AMEN in his SpinRoad studios outside of Gothenburg, Sweden. It was a perfect place for the huge analogue sound that they were looking for, with a Neve console, tape machines, a huge room for thundering drum sounds and a beautiful grand piano. Among a lot of other things, Pedro Ferreira produced the multi-platinum album, ”Permission to land”, by The Darkness. Some highlights from the album: ‘Memorial’. A short, emotional piece, where Sofia is experiencing her own death and funeral in the lyrics - ‘Dramatic Days’.

    The album’s first upcoming single, with thunderous drums, big guitars, and catchy synth hooks, made for the arenas - ‘Break Down The Walls’. A high energy heavy rock tune, where Sofia brings out her inner fury - Bright Light.

    For the first time, Christer shares the lead vocals department with Sofia - Lost In The Mist. A powerful, progressive track, almost ten minutes long.

    1. Memorial
    2. Dramatic Day
    3 .Break Down The Walls
    4. Running
    5. Lost In The Mist
    6. Red Sky
    7. Desert Night
    8. Holy Roar
    9. Bright Light

    Bonus Track:
    10. Gonna Get Close To You
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  • Nubian Rose 'Mental Revolution' Signed Copies - Cargo Records UK


    Nubian Rose 'Mental Revolution' CD


    Founded in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2011, Nubian Rose have already made a name for themselves as one of Sweden's top acts when it comes to energetic, heavy riffing, melody driven, Hard Rock.

    Nubian Rose revolves around the magnetic charisma and majestic voice of Sofia Lilja, combined with the unique talent of guitarist Christer oekerlund, Nubian Rose has made sure that they are a force to be reckoned with. After planning a self-financed, low-key release of their debut album, 'Mountain', in 2012, they were shocked and excited by how the music spread like wildfire worldwide. Within weeks of the Swedish release, they were played on radio stations in the US, the UK, Italy, France and throughout Europe.

    Rock fans everywhere immediately recognised their hook-filled brand of Hard Rock with tunes such as; 'Ever See Your Face', 'Reckless', 'Mountain' and the outstanding power ballad 'How Am I'. Soon they were featured in great rock magazines such as Classic Rock and the legendary Japanese publication, Burrn!

    The reviews were outstanding, Classic Rock Magazine (8/10), Powerplay (9/10), Rock Hard (8/10), Burrn! (84%), to name a few of the key publications. Long before the European release of 'Mountain', Nubian Rose were also booked to play the main stage at the first Hard Rock Hell AOR festival in Rotherham 2013. This was the band's first European show and their appearance was one of the festivals most talked about with Sofia Lilja sporting a Union Jack cat suit for part of the show to mark the event!

    This Autumn it's time for Nubian Rose to hit the ground running, their sophomore album, 'Mental Revolution', is set for release on Livewire/Cargo Records. The album is armed with even heavier riffs, deeper melodies and a more mature production. Sweden's master producer and studio wizard, Tobias Lindell, who has produced albums such as 'Tear The Walls Down and 'Address The Nation' by HEAT, 'Split Your Lip, from Hardcore Superstar and 'Last Look Of Eden', by Europe, has mixed 'Mental Revolution' and given it an outstanding and impeccable sound. Nubian Rose are planning on taking the next step of their career and aiming to hit the top division.

    "Bottom line, for any fans of hard-hitting, up-tempo female fronted rock with tons of attitude, you simply must buy this album. This Nubian Rose is surely going to bloom into something just a bit special before long" - Bruce Mee - Fireworks Magazine.

    The band appear live at the Camden Barfly on November 27th 2014

    "Swerving to avoid every other soft rock signifier you can find, this is making a play for the big time" 9/10 - Steve Swift - Powerplay

    "They are a titanic treat for your ears" - Classic Rock Presents AOR "She¹s (Sofia Lilja) is a powerhouse of a performer" 8/10 - Mik Gaffney - Classic Rock Presents AOR

    1. War
    2. Time Again
    3. Illuminated Within
    4. The Eye
    5. Tough Guys Don't Dance
    6. Break Out
    7. Higher
    8. You Will Never Walk Alone
    9. (Taking This) Further
    10. All Of Your Love

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  • Pete Way 'Amphetamine'


    Pete Way 'Amphetamine'




    Pete Way 'Amphetamine'


    Reissue of the solo album from 2000 by the UFO legend.

    Pete Way is currectly touring with his new outfit - The Pete Way Band.

    1. That's Tuff
    2. Hangin' Around
    3. Fooled Again
    4. American Kid (What A Shame)
    5. Hole
    6. Hole 2
    7. Crazy
    8. Hand to Hold
    9. That's Tuff (Demo Version)
    10. Fooled Again (Demo Version)
    11. American Kid (What a Shame) (Demo Version)

    Release Date: 13/12/2019

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  • Richie Ramone 'Live To Tell' CD PRE-ORDER


    Richie Ramone 'Live To Tell' CD PRE-ORDER


    Punk rock icon Richie Ramone is set to release his new album, “Live To Tell,” on April 21, 2023. It is his third as a solo artist, and early reviews are calling it his best to date.

    “Ramones DNA is all over the record for sure,” said Richie, “But at the same time these songs are very personal to me.  Addiction, depression and fighting our demons is something we all struggle with at times, and this comes through in a big way. At the same time, these tracks rock hard as anything I’ve ever done. I really dig it and i’m eager to hear what my fans have to say.”

    The album will be released on Livewire/Cargo.

    Plans are currently being drawn to support the release with a Latin American tour in October, with European dates to follow in November 2023.

    Richie was in the Ramones from February 1983 until August 1987. He was the only drummer to be credited as a composer, writer, and lead vocalist of a Ramones song (six in total) which appear on the Ramones albums Animal Boy, Too Tough to Die and Halfway to Sanity.

    Joey Ramone remarked, "Richie saved the band as far as I'm concerned. He was the greatest thing to happen to the Ramones. He put the spirit back in the band."

    Richie continues to write and record music, having successfully forayed into the film industry as both an actor and soundtrack composer and his output has been remarkable. He will be releasing his new album, Live To Tell, in early 2023.

    His most recent film, Vengeance: Bloodlines Part II, was released in October '22, and is currently free on You Tube. He also dropped a new video, a cover of Cry Little Sister, for the soundtrack to Protége Moi-a film in which he also plays the starring role. Additionally, he will be featured in the upcoming film YouthQuake (both coming in 2023).

    Richie made his acting debut in the indie film HEADCHEESE The Movie (released in 2020), while also contributing tracks for the film. Previously, the prolific artist released two singles, Not Afraid (October 2021, Outro Records), along with the single The Last Time (the critically acclaimed tribute to his father who passed away in 2018).

    All this followed up the success of his second album Cellophane (August 2017), and a 7” single for the track I Fix This, and his first solo album, Entitled, which featured new songs written by Richie as well as new recordings of the classic songs he wrote for the Ramones.

    Richie's song, Somebody Put Something in My Drink, became a Ramones fan favorite and was included on Ramones Mania, one of only two Ramones albums to go gold, as well as Loud, Fast Ramones: Their Toughest Hits, an album comprised of songs hand picked by Johnny Ramone as the Ramones' best works.

    In November 2018, Richie released his autobiography, I Know Better Now, on Backbeat Books.

    1. Live To Tell
    2. When The Night
    3. Who Stole My Wig
    4. Old Ways
    5. Find Our Place
    6. I Sit Alone (Yeah Yeah)
    7. Not Afraid
    8. Cry Little Sister
    9. Suffocate
    10. Other Things
    11. Master Plan
    10. The Last Time (Remix)
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  • Sami Yaffa 'Satan’s Helpers War Lazer Eyes & The Money Pig Circus' CD


    Sami Yaffa 'Satan’s Helpers War Lazer Eyes & The Money Pig Circus' CD


    In addition to Hanoi Rocks, Finnish rock legend Sami Yaffa, is known from his work with Michael Monroe’s band, Demolition 23, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and New York Dolls. Sami released his first solo album, The Innermost Journey To Your Outermost Mind, in autumn 2021. Praised by the music press worldwide, the album also won the Emma ( Finland’s version of Grammys) nomination for the rock album of the year. Yaffa's second solo album, the mysteriously named Satan's Helpers War Lazer Eyes and The Money Pig Circus, will be released on Friday, March 8 by Livewire/Cargo.

    "My first solo album, The Innermost Journey To Your Outermost Mind, was so well received that I simply decided to make another one. The recordings have taken a couple of years and took place in Finland, Sweden and Spain. In addition to myself, I have my touring band playing on this one, which includes guitarist Linde Lindström and keyboardist Burton of the band HIM, and my childhood friend, drum and percussion maestro Janne Haavisto, who also played drums on the previous album as well. Those guys became my permanent band, and with this line-up we got down to business. The songs on the album reflect the chaotic world we live in, my own personal strange experiences, and the sordid true stories of the past," says Yaffa.

    The producer of the album is Yaffa himself, together with Erno Laitinen, who was also was the engineer on the debut record. Yaffa also got several familiar guests to join the recordings.

    "I got some of my good old pals with me again, whose musical talents I admire enormously. I got Michael Monroe, Nasty Suicide, Dregen, Steve Conte, and Rich Jones to kick arse on the album. Rich Jones is also responsible for the album's wonderful cover art. Making this album was just as great a joy to make, as the previous one. I hope it will carry on to the listeners as well," Yaffa continues.

    1. Satan’s Helpers War Lazer Eyes & The Money Pig Circus
    2. Silver Or Lead
    3. Hurricane Hank
    4. Death Squad
    5. Down Home
    6. Shitshow
    7. Crashing Down
    8. Chemical Life
    9. Far Star
    10. Faster Than Time
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  • Sami Yaffa 'The Innermost Journey to Your Outermost Mind'


    Sami Yaffa 'The Innermost Journey to Your Outermost Mind'


    Sami Yaffa has had a long and unique career as a musician. He played at the tender age of 16 on the Finnish punk legends Pelle Miljoona Oy's legendary album Moottoritie On Kuuma. As an original member of the band Hanoi Rocks (1980-85) he recorded 5 albums with the band and toured the world extensively until the tragic events that ended the flight of the pioneering band.

    Hanoi Rocks became a major influence on many bands that later became huge like the Guns N'Roses and Pearl Jam. Yaffa's career continued after the break-up of Hanoi and ended up playing with Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, the legendary New York Dolls, the Swedish RnR machine The Hellacopters and many more artists.

    Sami began playing with the Hanoi Rocks lead singer Michael Monroe again in 2010, the collaboration with Michael continues to this day.But now it's time to put out an album under his own name. 'The idea for the solo album started to take shape a few years back. I had written music for the New York Dolls and the Michael Monroe Band, but a lot of the songs and ideas were starting to sound more like me than the other bands.' What kind of music does Yaffa then release under his own name? Versatile. 'I've always loved the music of the bands like The Clash and The Rolling Stones. They can play country, funk, reggae and rock`n`roll, and still sound like themselves. I wanted the same kind of versatility for my own album. '

    The album has influences on a fairly wide scale, but it hardly surprises those who have followed Yaffa's career: in addition to his own music career, he has been seen getting to know the musical cultures of different parts of the world as a host of the Sami Yaffa: Soundtracker TV series.

    'However, the beating heart of the album is in rock`n`roll and punk, I don't shy away from that.' Even though it's a solo album, Yaffa mentions a few of names without whom the album wouldn't have been completed. One being the drummer Janne Haavisto, with whom Sami played already as a teenager. And the other being his Michael Monroe Bands band mate Rich Jones who co-wrote a bulk of the songs with Sami. Also the Stone Sour guitarist Christian Martucci and Smack guitarist Rane played an important role in the creation of the album.

    Sami is ready to hit the road after the release of the album with a line up of Janne Haavisto on drums, Linde Lindström (HIM) on guitar and Burton (HIM) on keyboards.

    1. Armageddon Together
    2. Selling Me Shit
    3. Fortunate One
    4. Rotten Roots
    5. Germinator
    6. Down At St. Joe's
    7. I Can't Stand It
    8. You Gimme Fever;
    9. The Last Time
    10. Look Ahead
    11. Cancel The End Of The World

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  • Shotgun 'Live : Down Decadencia Drive' - Cargo Records UK


    Shotgun 'Live : Down Decadencia Drive'


    Band: Zinny J Zan, Stixx, Rob Marcello, Chris Laney - Mixed by Chris Laney at LaneyLand - Mastered by Classe Persson at CRP Recordings.

    A rocking new half breed of the original SHOTGUN MESSIAH is now releasing an in your face live album with all the songs from Shotgun Messiah's highly acclaimed first album!

    SHOTGUN MESSIAH was the pioneers of the glam and sleaze era back in the 80's and one of the first acts to come out of Sweden to relocate to the U.S. - and actually hit the charts and make a name for themselves.

    The debut album sold 490000 copies in the U.S. alone. With extensive tours, press, radio and TV covering the entire U.S. under the belt for some years, SHOTGUN MESSIAH was worn out in 1993 and decided to call it quits. Later in the 90's you could find the former members in bands like MARILYN MANSON, TOM WAITS and ZAN CLAN.

    Now 25 years after the release of their first album, two of the band's biggest supporters contacted singer ZINNY J. ZAN and drummer STIXX in order for them to consider a reunion and actually get the opportunity to play these songs for one last tour. An opportunity for the supporters that once missed out to hear the songs live - but also for it to be captured and released as a live album.

    Two hardcore supporters wanted to see the original line-up reform. Since that was a definite no-go they gladly volunteered to fill the two missing slots. The two fanboys happened to be none other than - ¦CHRIS LANEY - Singer, songwriter and producer as well as a recording musician in his own right. Chris has worked and played with members of KISS, Black Sabbath, W.A.S.P. and many, many more.

    ROB MARCELLO - The shredder from American band DANGER DANGER - and also seen as one of the greatest guitar players in the world. MINUS MESSIAH CHRIS and ROB, together with original SHOTGUN MESSIAH members ZINNY J. ZAN and STIXX, put together SHOTGUN (50% of the original band = 50% of the original name) in order to tour and play the entire first album live to the supporters who never got to see or hear it back in the 80's.

    SHOTGUN LIVE: DOWN DECADENCIA DRIVE is the result of this collaboration and a damn good live album that captures the nerve, the riffs, the attitude - and that straight-in-your-face-style that once was the trademark of SHOTGUN MESSIAH.

    1. Squeezin Teazin
    2. I'm Your Love
    3. Bop City
    4. Nowhere Fast
    5. Dirt Talk
    6. Nervous
    7. Shout It Out
    Don't Care Bout Nothin'
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  • Sulo 'Full English' CD - Cargo Records UK


    Sulo 'Full English' CD




    Sulo 'Full English' CD


    SULO (Diamond Dogs) cooks up a traditional British dish and invites along some of finest chefs for a greasy spoon of rock n'roll". Since Diamond Dogs called it a day after releasing their final effort "Quitters and Complainers" frontman Sulo Karlsson been a very busy man.

    Sulo has seen active duty touring and recording with his UK supergroup The Crunch (Terry Chimes/Clash, Dave Tregunna/Sham 69, Mick Geggus/Cockney Rejects), releasing a country duet album "Sulo's Brilliant Outsiders" that saw him share the microphone with artists such a as Maria Mckee, Bellamy Brothers, Paul Young, Janis Ian and more as well as releasing an Americana masterpiece with The Piggyback Riders featuring legendary U.K. Guitarist Chris Spedding.

    But even if Diamond Dogs is now history, his deep love for British 70's rock by the likes of Rod Stewart, Frankie Miller and Mott the Hoople has not cooled.

    'Sulo's Full English'kicks off in classic Diamond Dogs fashion. 12 newly penned tracks sounding, smelling and tasting like swinging London 1973. The album combines soul, country and all the ingredients that used to make rock n roll great - backed up by some of the finest musicians in Britain including Chris Spedding, Jamie Moses, Chris Parks, Melvin Duffy and more.

    Full English'is produced by Kevin Poree (James Brown, Radiohead). From the opening chord of the heavy rocker "Lady Jane" to the final breath of the smoky ballad "My Bounty From Above" it's all killer and no filler and all guided by the blue-eyed soulful raspy voice of Sulo.

    And if that wasn't enough you'll get "The Full English Extras" with tracks taken from the soundtrack of Sulo's book project "Keep Yourself Alive".

    This Includes exclusive guest appearances from Wilko Johnson, Spike (The Quireboys) and tracks co-written with Billy Bremner (Rockpile) and Robert Wyatt.

    Full English'is a total of 19 track high calorie loaded tracks. That's what you call A FULL ENGLISH'

    1. Lady Jane;
    2. Something About That Girl
    3. Sorry For The Young
    4. Among The Angels
    5. Run For Your Life
    6. Hit Me With Your Rock n'Roll
    7. Lightning Strikes Twice
    8. Stand On The Rocks
    9. Is It Love On Your Mind
    10. Finest Words
    11. Life's Work
    12. My Bounty From Above
    13. Hot Swagger In The Big Smoke (with Billy Bremner)
    14. Roxette (With Wilko Johnson)
    15. Enjoy The Risk (With Robert Wyatt)
    16. Poor, Poor Heart (With Billy Bremner)
    17. Borstal Breakout (With Dave Tregunna)
    18. Roses & Rings (With Spike Gray)
    19. Teenage Depression (With Dave Higgs)

    Release Date: 27/10/2017
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  • Sulo 'Nightshift / Brilliant Outsiders' 2CD


    Sulo 'Nightshift / Brilliant Outsiders' 2CD


    Sulo Karlsson is well known as the frontman of Swedish glam boogie rockers Diamond Dogs and lead singer in the UK Punk supergroup The Crunch, that features members from The Clash, Sham 69 & Cockney Rejects.

    But he's also probably the most productive and creative singer/songwriter in modern time. He has been writing and releasing 5 albums (yep, 5) per year since 2008 for himself and other artists in almost any genre. Punk, Pop, Soul, Country and Rock n Roll it doesn't matter, Sulo is literally everywhere!  

    If last years gifted Rock n Roll album Sulo's Full English', contained 19 tracks with guest performances from Chris Spedding, Wilko Johnson, Robert Wyatt etc was impressive, Sulo has managed to top that. This double deal is a songwriter at the top of his game.  

    Night Shift'is a dark, melancholy almost acoustic ride into the depths of the soul. With naked, strong and sometimes painful lyrics on a bed of blue coloured melodies, Sulo manages to create a new musical landscape. He says 'It's a musical diary of the things that keeps you awake at night, a study of the darkness within'.

    Brilliant Outsiders'is Sulo's most ambitious work so far. Together with producer Kevin Porée he has written and recorded 13 country duets. It all started with the song Constant Reminder', written and recorded at Berry Street studio in London before recording the vocals with duet partner Maria McKee in LA. Then followed a musical journey around the world, London, Stockholm, Los Angeles, Nashville, Florida and more.

    The line-up of duet partners is extraordinary with Janis Ian, Terry Reid, Bellamy Brothers, Linda Gail Lewis (Jerry Lee's sister), Paul Young and more. Backed up by the UK's finest Country band Los Pacaminos including Jamie Moses (Queen, Tom Jones Band), Hamish Stuart (Average White band, Paul McCartney etc).

    The two albums together are an amazing collection of songs. 27 tracks with such high-quality music and lyrics that you can't help wonder how it's possible. A double album for the lonely nights, early mornings and the long drive home.

    1. End Of Me
    2. All Shapes Of Loneliness
    3. Time To Alight
    4. Nightshift
    5. I Swear To God I Don't Believe
    6. I Keep Running Into Your Arms
    7. Hit Me Where It Hurts
    8. This Burden Is Forever
    9. Hard To Go Easy
    10. Still Sleeping With The Lights On
    11. Recollection Of You
    12. Lord Have Mercy on my Baby Tonight
    13. If The Lights Return
    14. Roaming Bird

    Brilliant Outsiders:
    1. Brilliant Outsiders
    2. Early Morning Light
    3. Curse Of The Ring
    4. Bring Down The Angels
    5. God-Damned Jesus
    6. The Girl With The Rainbow Eyes
    7. Redemption's At Hand
    8. When The Work Is Done
    9. Constant Reminder
    10. Your Precious Heart
    11. Love Is For The Broken Hearted
    12. Good Enough
    13. A Song For Every Train

    Release Date: 14/09/2018
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  • Sulo 'Sings The Poems Of Garry Johnson: Punk Rock Stories & Tabloid Tales' - Cargo Records UK


    Sulo 'Sings The Poems Of Garry Johnson: Punk Rock Stories & Tabloid Tales'


    Garry Johnson was the first and the best of Britain's street-punk poets. A former Borstal boy, his Boys Of The Empire collection brought poetry to a whole generation of working class punks and Skins. He was radical, anti-racist and anti-Establishment. His message was black and white working class youth have the same enemy and the same interests. Class was all that mattered to Garry.

    'The Voice Of Oi is unity.' he wrote. 'No them and us. just you and me. Think how strong we can be, united against society. Garry became a poet by accident. 'Id formed my own punk band. The Buzz Kids.' herecalls. 'One night in East London we played our first and last gig 'I was speeding out of my head and thought I was the future of rock n'roll. In my mind, I was Johnny Rotten meets Ziggy Stardust. 'We had seven songs. including National Service, Dead-End Yobs and a cover of Ziggy Stardust'. 'I wanted to sing them, but I accepted I couldn't carry a tune. Garry had always loved music. 'From my early teens I was obsessed with David Bowie. I wanted to be Bowie. But things were very different in those days.

    There was no easy entry into the media/rock music...or so I thought at the time. 'Now, because I've done a lot of reading - something I never did at school, much to my shame I was only interested in girls and football ~ I've realised I was wrong about that and that great music always came from the working class...all the way back to the blues, and then on through Elvis and the Beatles, the Small Faces. the Kinks, right through to Brixton boy Bowie whose mum was a waitress and whose dad worked for Barnardo's. All of them were geniuses from humble roots'.

    'Then it was punk and not books that made me realise working class kids could become stars. I saw The Sex Pistols and saw Johnny Rotten... and my life changed. I loved it all, the Pistols, The Clash. The Jam, The Buzzcocks, X Ray Spex...

    'I like poets who can really write like Bob Dylan with Hurricane', Paul Weller's lyrics are my favourite poems he's a poet genius! I like Linton Kwesi Johnson and John Cooper Clarke, and early Elvis Costello as well. I admire Rotten, Weller. Costello, Dury, BOWIE, John Lennon. All smart people. Music is the most important thing in the world, better then football, better then drugs...My life would've been so boring without all of the bands l've mentioned already and Trojan reggae, Rod Stewart and The Faces, Roxy Music. Mott The Hoople, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan. Squeeze, Cockney Rebel and hundreds more.

    1. The New Face Of Rock n'Roll
    2. The Boys Of The World
    3. The Gangster Of Slang
    4. From Oxford Street To Gretna Green
    5. Beat Of The Street
    6. National Service
    7. Father's Day
    8. Pun Rock Stories & Tabloid Tales
    9. Suburban Rebels
    10. The Deadend Yobs
    11. United / The Voice Of Oi
    12. Newton Brown
    13. Something's Missing (The One That Got Away)
    14. The London Boys - As performed by Gary Johnson
    15. Ballad Of The Young Offenders
    16. Boys Of The Empire
    17. The Chelsea Girls
    18. Suburban Rebels
    19. Beat Of The Street
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  • Tony Harnell & The Mercury Train 'Round Trip' Vinyl LP - White


    Tony Harnell & The Mercury Train 'Round Trip' Vinyl LP - White


    Limited edition on white vinyl and limited to 500 copies worldwide. First time on LP / Originally release on CD in 2010.

    This is a masterful and critically acclaimed acoustic retrospective of Tony Harnell's prolific career. With new arrangements and a stellar production, these great songs sound fresh and vibrant with a new spark breathed into them by some of New York City's finest musicians.

    This is a very special record: a stripped down, reinvented retrospective of Tony Harnell's past classics originally recorded with his previous bands TNT, Westworld and Starbreaker, with one brand new song 'Anywhere But Here' recorded especially for this release.

    The idea of re-recording some repertoire classics came about after Tony performed some low key shows in New York in late 2008, with some talented and accomplished musicians that were not part of the Metal/Hard Rock scene.

    The desire was to breathe new life into the songs with new arrangements, key changes and added parts, it's like listening to songs you know in a whole new way.

    1. Somebody Told You
    2. Intuition
    3. Month Of Sundays
    4. Lonely Nights
    5. Shame
    6. Northern Lights
    7. Down To The River To Pray
    8. Satellite
    9. 10k Lovers
    10. Uninvited
    11. Ready To Fly
    12. When I'm Away
    13. Song For Dianne
    14. Anywhere But Here

    Release Date: 06/12/2019
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  • Warrior Soul 'Rock n


    Warrior Soul 'Rock n" Roll Disease'


    Comin'in again with all guns blazin'- Warrior Soul have a new record set for release in June 19, affectionately called 'Rock n'Roll Disease'. The album is the follow up to last year's very successful and critically acclaimed, raw and raucous 'Back On The Lash' release. RnRD promises to turn out to be a real stormer.

    "We are going for the same feel as 'Lash' but honing it in more and picking it up a bit. Back On The Lash'was raw, fun and loose, this is too, but we are pushing it all over the top" says main man Kory Clarke - Clarke is using the same writing and playing team in the studio as the Back On The Lash'release ensuring continuity and allowing him to keep hitting his current rich vein of form - Song titles include Up The Dose'and Off My Face' - Oh yes, if you wanna start your Summer rockin', go out and get a 'Rock n Roll Disease'.

    'We live on credit, we live on dope, there's no promises When you're livin' on hope'- Blown Away (lyrics by Kory Clarke). There's been a lot of speculation lately about the death of the rock star'. We keep losing them, but we don't make any new ones. Part of the reason is that there just isn't a million-dollar infrastructure to create megawatt stars anymore at least not the kind that play distorted guitars, and part of it is just a radical shift in the culture towards quieter, insulated lifestyles.'

    "You mighta had dope, guns, and riots in the streets, but your kids have smartphones and Netflix and they could not care less about your cyclops revolution. Which is a bit of a nightmare for the last true rock star, a wild-card from the streets of Detroit, Kory Clarke who made his reputation and career on being the baddest motherf*cker in all of Badsville with an incendiary socio-political agenda and a roar-for-war that rattles mountains." Classic Rock.

    Warrior Soul shows aren't just gigs. They are profane sermons delivered with high velocity and maximum volume and this is what this new Warrior Soul album is all about!

    1. Up The Dose
    2. Rock N Roll Disease
    3. Off My Face
    4. Melt Down
    5. Rock On
    6. War Ride Children
    7. Going Mental
    8. After the Show

    Release Date: 07/06/2019
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