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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 I Want to Break Free by Queen.

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

Prosevere - Hurts Like Hell

Delighted to hear from Gary Segars, singer for Prosevere this week about the release of their first full length album Hurts Like Hell. And a mighty fine album it is! Go check out our full review.

Ayria - Plastic Makes Perfect

Tali checks out Aryia's electronica masterwork.

Dio - Magica

This review is dedicated to the late, great Ronnie Jamed Dio, whose work touched so many lives. With thanks to the nice people running @OfficialRJDio for suggesting we write about Magica.

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!)

Heaven and Hell - The Devil You Know

Loud and heavy doom rock from the masters formerly known as Black Sabbath, and a sad, fond studio farewell to Ronnie James Dio.

Deep Purple - Now What!?

Now what do we 'ave 'ere then? A laid back new album from Deep Purple? Really sir? A 19th studio album? Go on then, what's it like?

Roger Pedersen - Guitar Madness and other nice songs.html

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.

Guns N Roses - Appetite for Destruction

Groundbreaking 80's rock masterpiece from a new band on their way to the big time.

Demon - Night of the Demon

A nostalgic look at British metal band Demon and their first album in it's re-released splendour.

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!

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)

Miracle of Sound - Level 4

We focus on awesome video game inspired music this week as Tali immerses herself in Level 4 from Ireland's Miracle of Sound.

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