live release from the Canadian Thrash Metal band. Known as one of the premiere live Metal acts for three decades now, Annihilator are captured live in the hot, Czech Republic summer of 2008. The band hits hard with mint, Metal masterpieces, ranging from early classic records like 'Alice In Hell', 'Never, Neverland' and 'Set The World On Fire', to powerhouse records like 'King Of The Kill', 'Waking The Fury', 'Carnival Diablos' and tracks from 2007's acclaimed release Metal. Performing live in front of 30,000 Metalheads, this sold-out concert is the purest example of why Annihilator are touted as one of the best Metal bands of our time.
Canadian thrash mainstay Annihilator's reputation is founded on their early Roadrunner catalog, and as The Best of Annihilator shows, it's with good reason. Drawing from their first three albums, Alice in Hell (1989), Never Neverland (1990), and Set the World On Fire (1993), The Best of Annihilator highlights guitarist and group mastermind Jeff Waters' eclectic tastes and massive chops…
Throughout her lengthy artistic career, pianist Martha Argerich has experienced many heights and depths: moments of "crisis" in which she hasn't always seemed prepared to offer the full extent of her artistic insights, but also many, many times when she has managed simultaneously to come into her own and to completely lose herself in music-making. Fortunately it's the latter snapshot of Argerich's career that this CD captures, drawing from two live recitals Argerich gave at Amsterdam's Concertgebouw in 1978 and 1979.
Fourth album by New York's TOP blues cats whose previous album (Big Apple Blues: “Brooklyn Blues”, StoneToneRecords, Inc) was voted # 10 out of 100 best recent blues releases by Real Blues Magazine. “Live at O’Flaherty’s” captures raucous, sweltering, energy-oozing live performance of Big Apple Blues in a NYC club. To top it off, the CD was recorded unlike any other album in the last 3 decades - using old school, brutally revealing ½” vintage 70’s stereo Ampex tape recorder with virtually no postproduction. The result is - Blues like it is meant to be – true to the bone and free of studio tricks! Turn up loud and enjoy!