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, ...

January, 2017

  • 17 January

    Recent new releases

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    Things are historically quiet in January but a handful of new releases have started to appear quietly and are starting to stir up the dust. The Dog ‘n Cat label announce their first releases this year with their take on the Desert Trip show, “Ride ‘Em On Down” (the first ...

  • 15 January

    Kiss – The Forum (Eat A Peach EAT 138)

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    The Forum (Eat A Peach EAT 138) The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA – November 7, 1979 (79:55) King Of The Night Time World, Let Me Go Rock ‘N Roll, Move On, Calling Dr. Love, Firehouse, New York Groove, I Was Made For Loving You, Christine Sixteen, 2,000 Man, Solo Ace ...

  • 12 January

    New David Bowie Box Set From Magic Bus!

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    DAVID BOWIE THE ULTIMATE BBC RADIO RECORDING SESSIONS 1967-2002 Almost 50 years ago David Bowie did his first ever BBC radio session. For the first time ever you can enjoy all the BBC radio sessions he did from 1967 till 2002 in one fantastic 8 cd box making it The ...

  • 10 January

    New releases from Wardour, Zion, Zodiac, & no label

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    Led Zeppelin – Madison Square Garden 1970 (no label) is a four disc set featuring both the Afternoon & Evening Shows from Madison Square Garden, New York, NY on September 19th, 1970. David Bowie – Sound + Vision Tour Rehearsals 1990 (Wardour-212) is a single disc stereo soundboard from February ...

  • 9 January

    Yes – Tokyo 1988 3rd Night (Virtuoso 324/325)

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    Tokyo 1988 3rd Night (Virtuoso 324/325) Yoyogi Olympic Pool, Tokyo, Japan – April 7, 1988 Disc 1 (66:11) Rhythm Of Love, Hold On, Heart Of The Sunrise, Big Generator, Changes, Shoot High Aim Low, Holy Lamb, Tony Kaye Keyboard Solo, Solly’s Beard, Make It Easy, Owner On A Lonely Heart ...

  • 9 January

    Bruce Springsteen – Second Night At The Palladium (no label)

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    Second Night At The Palladium (no label) The Palladium, New York, NY, USA – 29 October, 1976 Disc 1: Night, Rendevous, Spirit In The Night, It’s My Life, Thunder Road, She’s The One, Something In the Night, Backstreets, Growin’ Up Disc 2: Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out, Jungleland, Rosalita (Come Out Tonight), ...

  • 2 January

    Led Zeppelin – Ally Pally Hard Rock Daze 1972 UK Tour (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD 951/52/53/54/55/56)

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    Ally Pally Hard Rock Daze 1972 UK Tour (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD 951/52/53/54/55/56) Led Zeppelin’s longest tour of England would come in late 1972 with 25 dates spanning a two month period, the band would feature the same basic set list they had used in Japan the month prior ...

December, 2016

  • 27 December

    New titles from Zeppelin, Dylan, ELP and more!

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    Led Zeppelin – Brussels 1980 (no label) is a 2CD set from Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium on June 20th, 1980. There was no mention of this being from a soundboard so I assume this comes from one of the two audience sources available. Led Zeppelin – Zurich 1980 (no label) ...

  • 26 December

    Led Zeppelin – Alpha & Omega (Magic Bus MB-04)

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    Alpha & Omega (Magic Bus MB-04) Back in the mid 1980’s when my thirst for live Led Zeppelin material was unquenchable, the only source I knew of for this material was bootleg LP’s. Sure I had the BBC stuff I taped off the radio and The Song Remains The Same soundtrack ...

  • 26 December

    Iron Maiden – Japan Final 2016 (Zodiac 178)

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    Japan Final 2016 (Zodiac 178) Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan – April 21, 2016 Disc 1 (63:25) Introduction, Doctor Doctor, Opening Movie: Take The Ed Force One, If Eternity Should Fail, Speed Of Light, Children Of The Damned, Tears Of A Clown, The Red And The Black, The Trooper, Powerslave Disc ...

  • 21 December

    The Rolling Stones – Welcome To Las Vegas (Goldplate GP-1604CD1/2)

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    The Rolling Stones, ‘Welcome To Las Vegas’ (Goldplate GP-1604CD1/2) Opening / Jumping Jack Flash / Let’s Spend The Night Together / It’s Only Rock ’n Roll (But I Like It) / Tumbling Dice / Ride ‘Em On Down / Paint It Black / Honky Tonk Women / band introductions / ...

  • 20 December

    New releases announced today!

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    Led Zeppelin – Leicester 1971 (no label) is a triple disc from Leicester University, Leicester, UK on November 25th, 1971. Led Zeppelin – Adelaide 1972 (no label) is a 2CD set from Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia on February 19th, 1972. Deep Purple – Leeds 1972 (Darker Than Blue 240/241) is ...

  • 19 December

    New releases from the Far East

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    As things glide to a slow for the festive period, the releases still continue to drift in. Graff Zeppelin continue their re-issue programme with ‘Montreaux Casino 1971′. A 2 CD copy of the Led Zeppelin show at the venue of that name – This is apparently not a remaster but ...

  • 13 December

    New titles from ELP, Yes, ARW, Ozzy, & GNR

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    Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Zofingen 1971 (Virtuoso 314/315) is a 2CD set from Mehrzweckhalle, Zofingen, Switzerland on June 5th, 1971. Yes – Tokyo 1988 3rd Night (Virtuoso 324/325) is a 2CD set from Yoyogi Olympic Pool, Tokyo, Japan on April 7th, 1988. Yes – Tokyo 2016 3rd Night (Virtuoso ...

  • 11 December

    The Who – Rock Is Dead…Long Live Rock (Eat A Peach EAT 121/22/23)

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    Rock Is Dead…Long Live Rock (Eat A Peach EAT 121/22/23) This release from the Eat A Peach folks is their first showcasing one of Rock’s most legendary acts, and one of the most explosive live band’s period, The Who. This new set focuses on the group’s short month long tour in ...

  • 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 ...