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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!
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
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
Do you yearn for the glory days of hard rock? Whether you want to rediscover the past or find out what all the fuss was about back in the day, why not let Jorn fulfill that yearning?
While we all eagerly awaited the next EP from Kidneythieves, why not kick back with an old one ? The Invisible Plan
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!
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!
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!
Highly rated debut album by Tequila Mockingbyrd.
A slice of blackened death metal with a sci-fi twist
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)
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!
Loud and heavy doom rock from the masters formerly known as Black Sabbath, and a sad, fond studio farewell to Ronnie James Dio.