Tag: Hard Rock

Meat Loaf – “Bat Out of Hell”

Meat Loaf – “Bat Out of Hell”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I honestly do not even know how to start a review of an album this big, this album is one of the greatest classic rock albums of all time, plus one of the greatest rock operas. What else can I say?  The album starts off with the... Read More »

Led Zeppelin – “Led Zeppelin”

Led Zeppelin – “Led Zeppelin”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So here we are with the greatest band of all time, Led Zeppelin with their debut self titled album. Another fine piece of rock n’ roll history.  The album opens with “Good Times Bad Times” and it starts off with one of the greatest opening guitar riffs,... Read More »

The Beatles – “The White Album”

The Beatles – “The White Album”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: Personal Review:  Well, here we are April 10th, exactly 45 years after the Beatles broke up on April 10th, 1970 – with what is one of their greatest albums, “The White Album” – which is actually just self-titled.  Anyways, the album opens with McCartney singing “Back in the... Read More »

Champion – “Champion”

Champion – “Champion”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I don’t remember why I bought this record, but it was most likely for the bowl of cornflakes on the cover, or the fact they’re eating cornflakes on the back cover.  The album opes with the song “I’d Lie to You for Your Love (And That’s... Read More »

Bachman-Turner Overdrive – “Not Fragile”

Bachman-Turner Overdrive – “Not Fragile”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I only really know one or two songs by BTO, this album has both of those two songs.   So, the album opens with the title track “Not Fragile” and well, the musicianship is pretty good, the vocals are a little too far few for me,... Read More »

Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Smash Hits”

Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Smash Hits”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Firstly, Jimi Hendrix was one of the greatest guitar players of all time, he was also a singer and songwriter – of course, everyone knows that and I am repeating useless information.  “Purple Haze” starts this one off, and well, the guitar playing, of course, is amazing... Read More »

Alice Cooper – “Love It to Death”

Alice Cooper – “Love It to Death”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  What better record to review on Halloween than an Alice Cooper record? Besides maybe a scary film soundtrack… but I got none of those.  The album opens with “Caught in a Dream” and that opening guitar riff just gets me right there, and the vocals... Read More »

Manic Street Preachers – “Forever Delayed: The Greatest Hits”

Manic Street Preachers – “Forever Delayed: The Greatest Hits”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  The Manic Street Preachers are basically my favorite band – hands down. (with the exception of Joy Division, Sex Pistols and Nirvana). Their lyrics are deep and meaningful – and they’re just flat out amazing.  So, the A-Side opens with the song “A Design for Life” and... Read More »

Guns N’ Roses – “Appetite for Destruction”

Guns N’ Roses – “Appetite for Destruction”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Every single living person in the world knows who Guns N’ Roses are – if not, they surely know who Slash is – if not, well, I’m here to talk about them.  The album opens with my favorite GNR song, “Welcome to the Jungle” (or as most... Read More »

Wraith: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Wraith: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThe Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Anyways, so me and some friends do random movie nights, this was one of the movies we watched – and I really dug the soundtrack, plus Griffin O’Neal is on the cover.  The album opens with Tim Feehan singing “Where’s the Fire” which is actually a pretty... Read More »

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