Monthly Archives: June 2011

Album Review: Dio – Holy Diver (1983)


The Ronnie James Dio era Black Sabbath ended in acrimony due partly to disagreements regarding the mixing of the “Live Evil” album. Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler accused Dio and drummer Vinnie Appice of sneaking into the studio to increase … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Cohen Brothers – This Is Life (2011)


I’ve made this statement somewhere before but it won’t hurt to make it again here, so excuse the self plagiarism if you will. Some of us spend most, if not all, of our spare time searching out great music both old and … Continue reading

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Martin Leedham’s All Time Album Chart (A work in progress)


https://rateyourmusic.com/list/MartinLeedham/martin_leedhams_all_time_album_chart__a_work_in_progress__updated_19th_january_2014__now_including_reviews__/ UPDATE 20TH JULY 2014 As my ratings and reviews seem to have been included on some other sites (including Wikipedia) thought I would update the current chart. Remember it’s a work in progress so there are quite a lot … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti (1975)


The recording sessions for Led Zeppelin’s sixth studio album “Physical Graffiti” initially began at Headley Grange in Hampshire, England as early as November 1973. However these sessions were quickly aborted when John Paul Jones expressed his desire to leave the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (1970)


  So how on earth do I come up with something new to say about the debut album from Black Sabbath, especially without alienating an entire generation. Due to the antics of a certain Mr Osbourne and his family being … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Jonathan Edwards – Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy (1972)


After the unexpected success of his self titled debut album and the two hits it spawned Jonathan Edwards left the city and took himself off to a remote farm in western Massachusetts to write the material for his second album. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Bad Company – Company of Strangers (1995)


    Bad Company parted company with their second vocalist Brian Howe in 1994 and as founder member Paul Rodgers was not interested in returning set about finding a new frontman. Rumour has it that a friend of bassist Boz … Continue reading

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