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Foreigner @ Wolverhampton Civic Hall

    Welcome To Woody's Rock reviews!

    I write reviews for the Midlands Rocks website, I've set up this very basic website to give myself a web presence and an online archive of all my work but you will always see my reviews first at Midlands Rocks so go check it out!
     
    LIVE REVIEWS
     
    • Robin Beck + House Of Lords @ The Robin, Bilston, Wolverhampton (24/3/14) Review by Woody It was cool to see a hard working British melodic rock band land the support slot for tonight’s show and I was very keen to see ...
      Posted 10 Apr 2014 13:33 by Paul Woodward
    • HRH AOR 2 - Saturday 22nd March Review by Woody I have to say some of the sound issues that affected the Friday bands were totally dealt with and every band I saw on the Saturday benefitted ...
      Posted 10 Apr 2014 13:28 by Paul Woodward
    • HRH AOR 2 - Friday 21st March Review by Woody I arrived at the main AOR arena just in time to catch another long time British favourite of mine Newman and like Dante Fox the previous night ...
      Posted 10 Apr 2014 13:21 by Paul Woodward
    • HRH AOR 2 - Thursday 20th March Review by Woody I’ve always been a big supporter of Midlands rockers Dante Fox and it’s great to see them perform to the largest gathering for any band ...
      Posted 10 Apr 2014 13:17 by Paul Woodward
    • Graham Bonnet + Band Of Brothers @ The Robin, Bilston, Wolverhampton (17/3/14) Review by Woody I was really looking forward to seeing tonight’s support act Black Country rockers Band Of Brothers. The band came into been after vocalist Lee Small gathered ...
      Posted 10 Apr 2014 13:04 by Paul Woodward
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     ALBUM REVIEWS
     
    • Azoria - 'Seasons Change' (Doolittle Group) Review by Woody Azoria is a melodic metal project put together by guitarist Alexander Ortiz of ReinXeed. This the debut album Seasons Change features a whole host of ...
      Posted 16 Mar 2014 10:49 by Paul Woodward
    • Stillman - 'We Are The Trouble' (Independent) Review by Woody Although guitarist Stillman has been around for quite a while this EP We Are The Trouble is my first taste of the man’s creations. It ...
      Posted 16 Mar 2014 13:41 by Paul Woodward
    • Magnum - 'Escape From The Shadow Garden' (SPV / Steamhammer) Review by Woody Legendary and beloved Midlands melodic rockers Magnum return with a new album Escape From The Shadow Garden. Guitarist, producer and sole song writer in the ...
      Posted 15 Mar 2014 14:10 by Paul Woodward
    • Vandenberg's Moonkings - 'Vandenberg's Moonkings' (Mascot Records) Review by Woody Dutch guitarist Adrian Vandenberg has been out of the music business for a long time but he has returned reinvigorated and ready to take on ...
      Posted 13 Mar 2014 17:52 by Paul Woodward
    • Overland - 'Epic' (Escape Music) Review by Woody FM front man Steve Overland is back with his third solo Overland album of pure AOR! It features the mixing and mastering and lots of ...
      Posted 12 Mar 2014 17:24 by Paul Woodward
    • Skintrade - 'Refuelled' (AOR Heaven) Review by Woody The Matti Alfonzetti fronted Skintrade return after a lengthy hiatus with an all new album Refuelled. The Swede’s experienced some success in the nineties ...
      Posted 10 Mar 2014 16:36 by Paul Woodward
    • Iron Glove - 'Break The Chains' (Unsigned) Review By Woody Iron Glove hail from Germany and play loud and unashamedly traditional heavy metal, which shows off all their influences from Judas Priest, Metallica and even a ...
      Posted 10 Mar 2014 16:34 by Paul Woodward
    • Kaiser Architekt - 'Spies Like Me' (Kaiser Architekt) Review by Woody I have to admit the premise behind this band was a bit of a turn off for me and I’m sure it may put ...
      Posted 10 Mar 2014 16:32 by Paul Woodward
    • Scorpions - 'Crazy World' Deluxe Edition (Universal) Review by Woody Iconic German rockers the Scorpions 1991 album ‘Crazy World’, will be forever known as the opus that gave the world mega smash hit ‘Winds Of Change ...
      Posted 10 Mar 2014 16:30 by Paul Woodward
    • House Of Lords - 'Precious Metal' (Frontiers Records) Review By Woody Popular and always busy melodic rockers House Of Lords have unleashed their ninth studio album Precious Metal onto us! The ever reliable mark II version ...
      Posted 23 Feb 2014 14:53 by Paul Woodward
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    INTERVIEWS
     
    • Jens Berglid (Fate) Danish melodic rockers Fate are currently riding high on the comeback trail and have a new album out now, the rather awesome ‘If Not For The Devil’. Woody catches up ...
      Posted 10 Mar 2014 16:21 by Paul Woodward
    • Angelica By Woody Angelica Rylin is best known as the front woman of Swedish melodic metal act The Murder Of My Sweet, but her debut solo album ‘Thrive’ sees her go ...
      Posted 10 Mar 2014 16:17 by Paul Woodward
    • Vince O'Regan (Legion) By Woody Guitarist and prolific songwriter Vince O’Regan is one of the busiest musicians in the UK and he’s just released his fifth album in four years with ...
      Posted 31 Dec 2013 07:42 by Paul Woodward
    • Steffan Berggren (Revolution Road)  You have been absent from the melodic rock scene for quite some time now, was there a reason for this and what brought you back to the biz with Revolution ...
      Posted 31 Dec 2013 07:38 by Paul Woodward
    • Thomas Riekirk (Sparklands) Interview by WoodyHolland may not be famous for its AOR exports but Sparklands are about to stir things up and let the AOR sparks fly. So Woody spoke to ...
      Posted 11 Nov 2013 17:11 by Paul Woodward
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