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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 The Bleeding by Five Finger Death Punch.
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
Moved by the passing of Huw Lloyd Langton on December 6th 2012 , Rock Hard Reviews made a snap decision to drop the article planned for publication this week and instead write about Hawkwind's 1985 Elric based studio album 'The Chronicle of the Black Sword', which features Huw's work.
We focus on awesome video game inspired music this week as Tali immerses herself in Level 4 from Ireland's Miracle of Sound.
Roses Unread unleash a new album... The Silver Lining is a melodic scorcher, and you can check out the full album review here.
Paul Jack returns from his sabbatical to pick through a lost thrash metal classic.
So, in another retro review moment, what did Rock Hard Reviews think of Ozzy's second album, Diary of a Madman? (Not to be confused with Paul Jack's well known typo 'Diary of a madam' - Ed)
Hope... The 2015 release from Louisiana band Viridian. It's a five track EP and a miscellany of alt/metal with prog overtones for your listening pleasure.
There's a powerful pop-punk sound coming out of Vienna these days, courtesy of Escape Artists. Find out more about their second album, ..Never Die.
Ghost or Ghost BC? Either way Opus Eponymous is a refreshing dose of harmony and melodic, satanic hard rock. Who said dark and doomy music needed to be errr.. dark, doomy, raucus and screamo? Cos Ghost proves them wrong!
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'?
Tali checks out Aryia's electronica masterwork.
We said... New music with a retro thrash sound - playlist this EP from This Is Hell
Creepy carnival-eqsue music from Creature Feature. Does reviewer Tali find every track fun and fresh? Have a look!