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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 Mrs God by Helloween.

Our latest news, reviews and features are listed below. Enough preamble - let's rock!

Recent reviews

Thunderbird - Heavyweight

2016 release Heavyweight... A raw and punchy album from Thunderbird, in the style of the golden era of Oz Rock.

Buffalo Crows - Bovonic Empire

More heavy rock moos, err sorry, news, from Australia, as Buffalo Crows release their third album, Bovonic Empire. Sorry about the pun.

Victims Of The New Math - Satellite Head

Second outing, and a slice of nostalgia from Victims Of The New Math

A selction of our full album reviews

Flight of the Conchords

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?

Ian Gillan and Tony Iommi - Who Cares

Rock legends Ian Gillan and Tony Iommi team up with pals all in the name of charity. A compilaiton of new, rare and classic material covering a range of musical styles, but certainly not lacking in hard rock content. Read the review and buy a copy - WhoCares is in a good cause!

Blue Oyster Cult and their eponymous first album.

Douglas Adams once wrote that the ultimate answer to life, the universe and everything is 42. Paul Jack travels back in time 42 years to the early days of Blue Oyster Cult. Tune in for a history trip. No Cully Stout Beer in sight.

Acer Fury - Crazy King

A slice of Germanic metal nostalgia - Crazy King by Acer Fury, a 14 track compilation of classic power metal.

Neutral Noise - Little Garden

Polish band Neutral Noise have a new album out. It's called Little Garden. Check out what we think of this cool titled treat.

Mazz-XT - At the Brink of Eternity

Rock Hard Reviews is honoured to check out At The Brink Of Eternity by Mazz-XT. An auspicious album full of classic hard rock influences and heavy riff melodic charm, it marks Scott Ginn's return to rock music after a 20 year hiatus. Welcome back dude!

Emilie Autumn - Opheliac

Corset clad angry violinist, Emilie Autumn, shares her anger, thoughts or just some fun stories with the world through this brilliant album.

Rival Sons - Head Down

We said... Time for something new and exciting - Head Down by Rival Sons. Heck, it's been a long time since PJ got so interested in a new band!

Sick Puppies - Tri-Polar

Tali decides to share with us her thoughts and playlist recommendations about Aussie band Sick Puppies third album.

Tequlia Mockingbyrd - T-Byrds Are Go!

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!

Sabbat - History Of A Time To Come

Paul Jack returns from his sabbatical to pick through a lost thrash metal classic.

Muse - Absolution

Tali takes time out to muse over Muse's album Absolution. Does Muse's music keep Tali amused and inspire her when working on creative projects? Absolutely! (Tali has asked us to make it quite clear that she did not write this cheesy intro for her review!)

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