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Rock Hard Reviews is your friendly, independent music review site, specialising in decades of hard rock, melodic metal, classic rock and suchlike.
Rock Hard Reviews was created by rock fans, for rock fans. We love nothing more than helping new, up and coming rock bands get some publicity, promote new releases, and gain new followers. A rock hard music review might come with a slight twist of British humour, but we love to review and promote music from rock and metal bands from all over the world.
If you are in a rock or metal band and want a bit of free publicity then get in touch. Normally we write and publish in-depth, full page reviews whenever a rock band sends us their latest album and EPK. Digital is preferred, but we still accept a CD through the post. You can contact Rock Hard Reviews via our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus, or you can email us directly on . If you have a new (or old) album release which you think our readers should know about, then we would love to hear from you.
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Featured song this week is Halcyon Days by Stratovarious.
Our latest news, reviews and features are listed below. Enough preamble - let's rock!
2016 release Heavyweight... A raw and punchy album from Thunderbird, in the style of the golden era of Oz Rock.
More heavy rock moos, err sorry, news, from Australia, as Buffalo Crows release their third album, Bovonic Empire. Sorry about the pun.
Second outing, and a slice of nostalgia from Victims Of The New Math
A selction of our full album reviews
He, he, he. Don't tell the regular reviewers, but while they popped out of the Rock Hard Reviews office Auntie Ethel managed to sneak in and write all about one of her favourite bands, Flight of the Conchords. She does think Bret and Jemaine are lovely, doesn't she?
Parley! Parley! Tali ventures forth from goth to steampunk territory. Check out her review of Abney Park's steam themed Aether Shanties. Air ship pirates abound in this musical treat. Yar!
Guitar virtuoso Roger Pedersen's third solo outing is Guitar Madness and other nice songs. Rock Hard Reviews checks out what the master of shredding has been up to.
A nostalgic look at British metal band Demon and their first album in it's re-released splendour.
Polish band Neutral Noise have a new album out. It's called Little Garden. Check out what we think of this cool titled treat.
2007's return to form for Dave Mustaine and Megadeth. Angry, loud thrash metal by crafted by experts.
Gav is back! Check out Level 5, another must-have collection of awesome tunes from Miracle of Sound for the avid gamer. Or should that be 'by the avid gamer'?
If Borderlands 2 themed music inspires you to check out the band behind the cool tunes then look no further than this review of The Heavy's 2009 offering.
More music inspired by video gaming this week, with Miracle of Sound. Level 3 - great name for a third album. And such creativity. PS No Refunds!
Bravely announcing themselves as a brand new force in town, Black Spiders 2011 debut album Sons of the North is a hard rock album reminiscent of a swathe of great classic rock acts from the last four decades.
Wake up to the full on hard rock sound of Full Throttle, the amazing debut album from Aussie rockers Massive.
Full disclosure - Paul Jack is very grateful to drummer Josie for getting in touch about their new EP. He's found a new band he loves. Read what he had to say about their EP... T-Byrds Are Go!