THE BEST OF 2017 - LAUNCHES 27 NOVEMBER!
Each year, the GRTR!
reviewers provide a definitive summary of the year's great album
releases and gigs.
From Monday 27 November we
publish their selections and a week later - from Monday 4
December - you can vote for your own favourites. All
participants can enter a prize draw for a selection of prizes
SAXON - Decade Of The Eagle The Anthology 1979-1988 (CD/Vinyl)
YES - Topographic Drama Live Across America (CD/Vinyl)
You can check back on our
'Albums Of The Month' by following the link below.
Last year the GRTR!
Reviewers rated Vega (pictured) 'Who We Are' as Top Album and
Bad Company, Top Live Act
WIN BLACK SABBATH "THE END" DVD
On 4 February, 2017,
Black Sabbath played their final gig in their hometown of
This monumental show is
featured here in its entirety in "The End" along with The
Angelic Sessions, the exclusive final studio recordings by the
chief architects of the heavy metal genre.
The End captures a once-in-a-career performance, an essential
snapshot of musical history and a fitting farewell to true
innovators and original heavy metal icons, Black Sabbath.
We have two copies to
giveaway in our latest competition.
Competition (Closes 17.12.17)
Albums of the Month
VON HERTZEN BROTHERS War
"...a formidable album that demands to be listened to. It’s a brave, noble,
ambitious work with real depth. The songs have substance, the music is epic, the
lyrics are unashamedly idealistic and the band plays with gusto and technical
POPA CHUBBY Two Dogs (earMUSIC)
"meaningful songs with subtle arrangements that perfectly
balance a vintage soul influence with cutting edge contemporary
rocking blues." (Pete Feenstra)
BRAIDE ASSOCIATION Skyscraper Souls (Magical
Think Tank Records)
"Pop, prog and rock melded together in one wonderful
album. Don’t let this album become a ‘lost classic’
– enjoy it now!" (Jason Ritchie)
STRAWBS The Ferryman's
"In any listening we should cut this band of essentially septuagenarians some
slack. They seem re-energised, especially by Bainbridge’s input, and the
consistency of this album is impressive." (David Randall)
SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE
".nicely nails the enduring appeal of rock-blues in Europe and the nouveau
soul movement in the States...I can think of very few other contemporary albums
with the personnel, the songs and the chops to realize such adventurous
ambition." (Pete Feenstra)