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Twisted Sister – Club Daze Vol. II: Live in the Bars/ Live at Hammersmith (2012 remasters)

It’s been a good few weeks for Twisted Sister fans.

Half Notes: Fantomas – Suspended Animation (2005)

Each of their most recent three albums had some sort of gimmick involved, and jazz-metal-avant weirdos Fantomas’ Suspended Animation didn’t deviate from that successful formula.

Dee Snider – Dee Does Broadway (2012)

You can thank a couple of warped senses of humor for this gem: The idea for Dee Does Broadway was born out of voicemails that the Twisted Sister frontman and Alice Cooper exchanged

Forgotten series: Jesu – Jesu (2005)

Godflesh was gone, but one of the men behind it, Justin Broadrick, resurrected the sound and infused it into a new band, Jesu.

Alice Cooper – The Strange Case of Alice Cooper (1979; 2012 reissue)

Though certainly not the wildest of Alice Cooper’s live shows, the performance captured on The Strange Case of Alice Cooper is definitely one of his most interesting.

Queensryche – Sign of the Times (2007)

A best-of is really nothing to get excited about; they already have one of those, and this one even looks very similar in design. Basically, this sums up the band’s career from first album The Warning through Hear in the Now Frontier along with one track from Mindcrime II. There was a “deluxe edition,” of course, to tempt fans intoRead More

Something Else! sneak peek: Aerosmith, “Legendary Child” (2012)

We waited eight years for this? A retread of a throw-away track from the Get a Grip album, which for the most part should have been a throw-away itself?

Slash – Apocalyptic Love (2012)

After being less than impressed with Slash’s last solo album and its parade of guest stars, and being only a marginal fan of Velvet Revolver or Slash’s Snakepit, I didn’t go into Apocalyptic Love with my hopes too high.

Pantera – Vulgar Display of Power (1992; 2012 reissue)

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since this snarling beast first roared out of my speakers.

Homer – Homer (1972; 2012 reissue)

Under different circumstances, there is no doubt Homer would have been major players in the hard-rock league.