For your Easter delectation, this time we are choc (sic) full of new delights from Flying Colors, Halestorm, Peter Hammill and Lostprophets. Plus egg-cellent reissues courtesy of Napalm Death and Sleep.
So, there you are. Stuck on Christmas Eve not knowing what presents to get Grannie, Auntie Flo and Great Uncle Ernest. Never mind, Classic Rock is here to help. So, here are a few suggestions from recently released albums, ones we’ve not mentioned but deserve your attention.
Mad, bad and dangerous to know, Iron Monkey received scarcely any praise when they were a going concern. Now, 11 years after they split up, they’re hailed as heroes. But then, some of us knew it all along. Welcome to the latest Cult Heroes. Check out all the past Cult Heroes here.
This week, we’ve got a couple of classic Brit AOR bands – Asia and FM – plus a Canadian who loves his naughty bits, a deluxe death metal/prog reissue from Opeth, the return of Soulfly and Melissa Auf Der Maur, some Belgian grind and old-school thrash from an old-school band. Phew!