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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!

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

Iron Maiden (by Iron Maiden!)

Slip somewhere back in time to the birth of NWOBHM and check out Iron Maiden's eponymous first album in all its melodic heavy metal glory.

Infant Sorrow - Get Him To The Greek

Check out cheeky, cheery Infant Sorrow. It is a proper album for the Get Him To The Greek movie, rather than a traditional soundtrack. How great is it? Go read the review and see!

Mudvayne - The End of All Things to Come

After watching Ghost Ship and going 'Hey, it's that guy from Dexter!', Tali gets inspired by Not Falling and decides to dig out Mudvayne's The End of All Things to Come.

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?

King Diamond - Abigail

A retro review of King Diamond's classic album Abigail. Ghostly goings on in the haunted La'Fey mansion gives us an album widely considered to be among the band's best work.

Archi Deep and the Monkeyshakers - #3

Some new music for you to check out - Archi Deep and the Monkeyshakers have a new album out, called #3. Read our full review to see how we rate it. And keep an eye out for their grand new single, Nowhere Man

Corrington Wheeler

Corrington`s first solo album. A post-hardcore EP, a non-profit release in support of a worthy cause.

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.

Sabbat - History Of A Time To Come

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

The Cassini Projekt - Filler

An intense and varied compendium of music from Ireland, courtesy of Alex McDonnell.

Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz

Paul Jack takes off his rose tinted specs and dusts off Ozzy's early eighties album. Blizzard of Ozz marked the beginning of Ozzy Osbourne's successful solo career post Black Sabbath. How does it stand up today?

Skyclad - Oui Avant Garde a Chance

Rock Hard Reviews goes pagan this week as we check out a blast from the past - a lost classic from the beloved 'purveyors of folk metal', Skyclad. If you don't get the title's pun then read it out loud: Oui Avant Garde a Chance.

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