Nostalgia is a powerful force, and Christopher Long’s account of hair metal icons Poison and their 2006 tour puts Ian Koss in a reflective mood.
Various Artists (Armoury Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Throngs of faithful old-school arena rockers squeezed into their faded vintage Judas Priest and Iron Maiden T’s and partied once again like it was 1989 at the Tampa stop of the Scorpions “farewell” tour. Chris Long was, of course, among them.
Reimaginator. Review by Joe Frietze.
Poison’d (EMI). Review by Christopher Long.
Blue in the Face (Roadrunner). Review by Stein Haukland.
All Relationships Are Doomed to Fail (Bloodshot). Review by James Mann.
Various Artists (UTV). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Twelve Classic Heavy Metal Hits (Hip-O). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
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