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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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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

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!

Sirens by LifeCry

And now ladies and gentlemen, introducing for your listening pleasure... a four piece metal act all the way from Hertfordshire, England. Please put your hands together for LifeCry, and their brand new debut album Sirens...!

Alice Cooper - Welcome 2 My Nightmare

The Alice Cooper Band reunite with a spooky sequel to a 70's classic.

Rainbow - The Singles Box Set 1975-1986

Take a walk down the memory lane of rock with the newly released collectors' edition for February 2014 - Rainbow's The Singles Box Set 1975-1986.

Massive - Full Throttle

Wake up to the full on hard rock sound of Full Throttle, the amazing debut album from Aussie rockers Massive.

Ozzy Osbourne - Diary of a Madman

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)

Mercury Rising - Bad News

We check out spring 2016 release Bad News, an awesome EP by hard rock band Mercury Rising.

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.

Megadeth - United Abominations

2007's return to form for Dave Mustaine and Megadeth. Angry, loud thrash metal by crafted by experts.

Miracle of Sound - Level 3

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!

Ghost - Opus Eponymous

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!

Black Spiders - Sons of the North

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.

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