Steve Hackett - Once Above A Time DVD Review by Gary Hill This new live DVD from Steve Hackett shows a vital and powerful progressive rock band creating an awesome musical landscape on the live stage. The film was recorded in April of 2994 in Budapest, and it find the former Genesis guitarist and his band making their way through songs from his solo repertoire and old Genesis material. More
Those expecting Van Der Graaf Generator music might be disappointed. The same for those who come for solo Hammill music. The majority of the set here is made up of music done exclusively by Hammill with the K Group. There are a couple VDGG and solo tracks, but otherwise that's it. All in all, this is quite a cool show, though. It's interesting musically. The sound and video are both very good, too. That makes this something worth having for Hammill fans for sure.
Hawkwind - Classic Rock Legends DVD Review by Bruce Stringer Another video from the Classic Rock Legends archives and this time it's the Space Bandits line-up of the mighty Hawkwind. Alan Davey (bassist) has claimed this to be one of his favourite periods and, given that it is a mixture of older as well as new talent, one can see a fresh injection of energy in the band's live sound. More
Hawkwind - Out of The Shadows DVD Review by Bruce Stringer Of all the Hawkwind visual records this is the best quality and includes a classic stunning Rodney Matthews cover illustration and a slightly odd collection of songs. Performed at Newcastle's Opera House in the UK it was one of, if not the, last performance of Huw Lloyd-Langton with the group on this tour. More
Steve Howe - Classic Rock Legends DVD Review by Bruce Stringer Classic Rock Legends has released a series of 1980-90's concerts on video (and now DVD) for fans to enjoy over and over again. Some of their catalogue simply smells like old rockers trying to cash in on reunion gigs, yet thankfully there have been a few notable quality releases. More