Category: 2009

On The Rise - Dream Zone

On The Rise – Dream Zone 4 (1)

As mentioned, to my ears, ‘Dream Zone’ bears little resemblance to the first On The Rise album. In fact, I…

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Foreigner - Can't Slow Down

Foreigner – Can’t Slow Down 4 (1)

Let’s face it. We’re all big Foreigner fans at this site. Finally in 2009, it’s good to see Mick Jones…

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Saxon - Into The Labyrinth

Saxon – Into The Labyrinth 0 (0)

Like recent Saxon album’s this is a hit and miss affair. With half the tracks working and the other half…

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Magnum - Into The Valley Of The Moon King

Magnum – Into The Valley Of The Moonking 2 (1)

Magnum are now on the ‘please explain’ list, with a right of reserve to get it right for their next…

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Kiss - Sonic Boom

Kiss – Sonic Boom 4 (1)

Simply put this is the best Kiss album since ‘Crazy Nights’, not that there have been many since then.

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Balance - Equilibrium

Balance – Equilibrium 3 (2)

You know all is well in the AOR Universe when New York band Balance are on the scene. Who would’ve…

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Heaven And Hell - The Devil You Know

Heaven And Hell – The Devil You Know 2 (1)

I suppose we should be thankful the veterans in Heaven And Hell are still producing music at all right? Not…

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Bon Jovi - The Circle

Bon Jovi – The Circle 2 (1)

I don’t understand Bon Jovi’s purpose anymore. The musical fire is so dead that it’s shocking. It stuns me how…

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