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Asia - Gravitas

Asia – Gravitas

Published on 21st January 2015 | by Tom Waring

A Review of the Deluxe Edition CD/DVD CD Originally titled Valkyrie, Gravitas is the latest album from Asia, following on from 2008’s Phoenix, 2010’s Omega and 2012’s XXX. Founding members John Wetton, Geoff Downes and Carl... Read More

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Tiger Moth Tales - Cocoon

Tiger Moth Tales – Cocoon

Published on 20th January 2015 | by Tony Colvill

I love music and every once in a while something comes along and surprises you. This is another one introduced to me by the Lords & Ladies of a Facebook Group (it is good for something),... Read More

Album Reviews

The Pineapple Thief - Magnolia

The Pineapple Thief – Magnolia

Published on 19th January 2015 | by Leo Trimming

The Pineapple Thief have been intriguing and beguiling audiences since Bruce Soord began what started as a solo project in 1999. This Somerset band continue their musical evolution on their tenth studio release Magnolia, with an... Read More

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King Crimson - Live At The Orpheum

King Crimson – Live At The Orpheum

Published on 18th January 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

OK, before we start, cards on the table – whenever a negative review is published, no matter how constructive the criticism, it doesn’t take long before the fanboys and girls start to accuse the writer of... Read More

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The Aristocrats - Culture Clash Live

The Aristocrats – Culture Clash Live!

Published on 17th January 2015 | by Jez Rowden

The champions of the squeaky toy animal solo are back with a record of some of their live shows performed all around the globe in 2014. An early highlight of last year was getting the chance... Read More

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Fractal Mirror - Garden Of Ghosts

Fractal Mirror – Garden Of Ghosts

Published on 16th January 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

One the very first reviews to appear in the TPA CD reviews pages came from Dutch/American combo Fractal Mirror with the release of their debut album, Strange Attractors (13). An interesting mix of 80s era pop,... Read More

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Schnauser - Protein for Everyone

Schnauser – Protein For Everyone

Published on 15th January 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

An album from last year that nearly slipped my grasp, and would have done had it not tripped over the doormat on its way out with my prized reel-to-reel bootleg of the Best of The UFO... Read More

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Mater Thallium - Abandoned By The Sun

Mater Thallium – Abandoned By The Sun

Published on 13th January 2015 | by Brian McAllister

The old saying that you should never judge a whatever by its cover is most definitely proved correct by this, the second album from a Norwegian band formed by ex-members of the unforgettably named burlesque rock... Read More

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Uriah Heep – Outsider

Uriah Heep – Outsider

Published on 12th January 2015 | by Tom Waring

Uriah Heep are one of the most well known Hard and Progressive Rock bands of all time. With a tremendous back catalogue of 24 studio albums, they tour relentlessly to the delight of thousands of fans... Read More

Album Reissues

Man - Call Down The Moon

Man – Call Down The Moon

Published on 9th January 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

Continuing on from Esoteric Recordings’ excellent re-mastered and expanded reissue of Man’s The Twang Dynasty, which included within the 3CD boxset the entire Glastonbury set from June 1994, we forward to March 1995 and the release... Read More

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