January, 2017

December, 2016

  • 27 December

    New titles from Zeppelin, Dylan, ELP and more!

    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)

    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)

    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)

    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!

    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

    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

    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)

    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.

    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

    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

    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)

    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)

    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)

    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

    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

    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

    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)

      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

    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 ...