March, 2015

  • 16 March

    The best of 2014 – The results!

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    Finally, we’re there – our readers has been busy beavering away, looking back through their shelves, popping back on their headphones and revisiting the boots that made 2014 such an interesting year for bootlegs. 2014 was a quieter year on record. While there were a few results and new finds, ...

December, 2016

  • 10 December

    Greg Lake R.I.P.

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    Greg Lake November 10th, 1947 – December 7th, 2016 R.I.P. Another rock icon gone too soon. We will miss you! If you liked this review, buy me a cup of joe. (Suggested: $3 a shot or $7.5 for a double)

  • 8 December

    Xavel release a big Ringo Starr set

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    Covering Ringo’s recent tour in Japan where he continues to prove popular, the Xavel label have brought out a large new boxed set covering multiple shows from the Far East. “2016 Japan Tour Special” is a 12 CD, 1 DVD & BDR set featuring the shows from multi IEM sources ...

  • 6 December

    New releases from The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, & Yes

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    The Rolling Stones – Supergroups In Concert 1982 (no label) is a double disc “Taken from the original radio show records (3LPs) for broadcast on August 28th, 1982”. The Rolling Stones – Supergroups In Concert 1983 (no label) is a 2CD set “Taken from the original radio show records (3LPs) ...

  • 5 December

    Iron Maiden – Beast Over Manchester (Drifter Records DR002)

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    Beast Over Manchester (Drifter Records DR002) Apollo Theatre, Manchester, England – March 4, 1982 Disc 1 (52:27) Ides Of March Intro / Murders In The Rue Morgue, Wrathchild, Run To The Hills, Children Of The Damned, The Number Of The Beast, Another Life, Killers, 22 Acacia Avenue, Total Eclipse, Drum ...

  • 5 December

    Deep Purple – The Battle Rages In Osaka (Darker Than Blue 224/225)

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    The Battle Rages In Osaka (Darker Than Blue 224/225) Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka, Japan – December 3, 1993 Disc 1 (61:31) Intro, Highway Star, Ramshackle Man, Black Night, Maybe I’m A Leo, A Twist In The Tale, Perfect Strangers, Pictures Of Home, Keyboard Solo, Knocking At Your Back Door, Anyone’s Daughter ...

  • 5 December

    Led Zeppelin – 928 (No Label)

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    928 (No Label) Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan – September 28, 1971 Disc 1 (74:47) Introduction, Immigrant Song, Heartbreaker, Since I’ve Been Loving You, Black Dog, Dazed and Confused, Stairway To Heaven Disc 2 (38:09) Celebration Day, Bron-YR-Aur Stomp, That’s The Way, Going To California, We Shall Overcome, Tangerine, Down By ...

  • 5 December

    New release on the Graf Zeppelin label

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    A new release from the Led Zeppelin only label has been announced today; ‘Bottle It Up And Go!’ features the show from the Tulsa Assembly Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA on the 21st August, 1970. A repaired version of the show from different sources, it has previously appeared as “Tulsa Symphony; Ode ...

  • 4 December

    Empress Valley announce new Yes release

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    Japanese label Empress Valley have just released a brand new Yes 4 cd boxed set. “Songs From Red Rocks” features an audience recording of the band from their appearance in Denver on the 10th of September, 2004 over the first 2 CDs. The two extra CDs are the soundboard recording ...

  • 2 December

    Another Stones ‘El Mocambo’ upgrade appears

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    Following on from Goldplate’s announcement earlier this week of an upgrade to the ‘El Mocambo’ show, an unknown label have announced their own version. “El Mocambo 1977″ (NL 005) looks to have the same version of ‘Crazy Mama’ uncut as a bonus track. Route 66 / Hand Of Fate / ...

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    The Beatles – 1968 WABC-FM White Album Broadcast (Sam’s Goodies SG-004)

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      The Beatles, ‘1968 WABC-FM White Album Broadcast (Sam’s Goodies SG-004) Disk One; Intro by Bob Lewis / Don’t Pass Me By / Blackbird / Good Night / Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da / Rocky Raccoon / Mother Nature’s Son / Sexy Sadie / Everybody’s Got Something To Hide… / Yer Blues / ...

  • 30 November

    New Stones classics on Goldplate

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    The Goldplate label have announced today two new classics titles, remastered and revised; “Live At The El Mocambo” features the available recordings from one of the favourites of the Stones club gigs at the El Mocambo tavern in Toronto, Canada on the 4th and 5th of March,1977. A mixture of ...

  • 29 November

    News & new releases

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    Eric Clapton – Woking 2000: DAT Master (Beano-137) is a triple disc featuring “The Conscious Contact” live at Woking Leisure Center, Surrey, UK on December 31st, 2000. David Bowie – Budokan 2004 1st Night (Wardour-210) is a 2CD set from Budokan, Tokyo, Japan on March 8th, 2004. David Bowie – ...

  • 29 November

    Classic Simon and Garfunkel on PoisonAPPLE.

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    PoisonAPPLE, a offshoot of the Empress Valley label have released five new Simon and Garfunkel sets recently. Some of these are ‘classic’ recordings (Released previously on different labels but repackaged to suit this collection). “Live At Hollywood Bowl” is the soundboard recording at the venue on the 23rd of August, ...

  • 29 November

    New releases from Empress Valley and more

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    The Empress Valley have brought us a few exciting little boxed sets in the very recent past; “Hermetic Order Of The Golden Dawn” is an 8 CD set of audience recordings from the 2 Led Zeppelin shows at Earls Court, London on May the 24th and May 25th, 1974. “Galactic ...

  • 29 November

    New HMC Beatles video titles!

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    Very soon after their previous video release, the HMC label return with two brand new and exciting video releases; ‘Hey Jude & Revolution’ (HMC 028) features a bundle of Abbey Road rehearsal footage for the ‘Music’ documentary, the rehearsals for the promo video on the set of the David Frost ...

  • 27 November

    Muse – Glastonbury 2016 (Albatross AR-012/13)

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    Glastonbury 2016 (Albatross AR-012/13) Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, UK – 24 June, 2016 Disc 1: [Drill Sergeant]/Psycho, Reapers, Plug In Baby, Dead Inside, Map Of The Problematique/Who Knows Who riff/Maggie’s Farm riff, The 2nd Law: Isolated System, The Handler, Supermassive Black Hole, Starlight, Munich Jam Disc 2: Madness, [JFK]/Interlude/Hysteria/Heartbreaker riff/Back ...

  • 26 November

    John Lennon ‘LA 1974 Rehearsals’ (HMC / TMOQ Gazette HMC 039)

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    John Lennon and friends, “1974 L.A. Jam Sessions” (HMC / TMOQ Gazette HMC 039) Disk 1 – March 28th, 1974 – “Ya want a toot, Steve?” / “Never Trust A Bugger With Your Mother” / Little Bitty Pretty One / I Know You Don’t Love No More / Lucille / ...

  • 22 November

    New titles from the Stones, Zep, Page/Crowes, EC, & Bowie

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    The Rolling Stones – Fort Worth 1972 2nd Show (no label) is a single disc stereo soundboard from the Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX on June 24th, 1972 2nd Show. This is listed as an upgrade. Led Zeppelin – Berlin 1980: The Last Concert (no label) is a ...

  • 22 November

    New Springsteen release on Jersey Devil Records

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    The Jersey Devil label have recently released news of their latest triple CD set. “The Magic Of Rock ‘n Roll Music” is billed as an excellent audience recording from the RPI Field House, Rensselaer Polytechic institute, Troy, New York on the 12th of November, 1978. The set is packaged in ...

  • 21 November

    Iron Maiden – Definitive Blaze (Zodiac 197)

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    Definitive Blaze (Zodiac 197) Real Madrid Pavilion, Madrid, Spain – May 13, 1998 Disc 1 (63:13) Dance Of The Knights, Futureal, The Angel And The Gambler, Man On The Edge, Lightning Strikes Twice, Heaven Can Wait, The Clansman, When Two Worlds Collide, Lord Of The Flies, 2 Minutes To Midnight ...