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CD Reviews
Acid Daze: The History of Hawkwind
Review by Gary Hill
Given the subtitle on this, you’d expect it to be a chronological compilation with detailed liner notes. Well, if you want that you need to get Epoch Eclipse

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Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music
Review by Gary Hill
This is a unique album. In many ways it doesn’t really feel like a Hawkwind album. 

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Back on the Street / Dream of Isis (white vinyl single – Record Store Day release)
Review by G. W. Hill

This is a new release of an older single from Hawkwind.


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Back on the Streets / The Dream of Isis single (vinyl)
Review by Gary Hill
The old rule at Music Street Journal was that we didn’t review out of print items.

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Blood of the Earth
Review by Gary Hill
First time around I wasn’t overly crazy about this album. It really grows on you, though.

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California Brainstorm
Review by Gary Hill
Due to the packaging and recording quality, I always thought this was a bootleg.

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Canterbury Fayre, 2001
Review by Bruce Stringer
Hawkwind are one of those bands that fans tend to gravitate (or levitate) toward a particular era or period. My own favourite being the Levitation-era (with Ginger Baker on drums) followed closely by any of the 1980's material graced by genius guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton.
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Choose Your Masques
Review by Gary Hill
I've read a lot of reviews of this CD where Hawkwind fans trash it. Personally, I have always really enjoyed this one a lot.
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Church of Hawkwind
Review by Gary Hill
This is a good disc, but not a great one.
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Distant Horizons
Review by Gary Hill
I never met a Hawkwind album I didn’t like. That said, this is one of the more non-descript and lackluster discs in their catalog.

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Distant Horizons (Remastered Edition)
Review by Gary Hill
I reviewed the original release of this before. However, this reissue includes three bonus tracks.

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Doremi Fasol Latido
Review by Gary Hill
While I like every Hawkwind album a lot, and often for different reasons, of the early discs, this one might be my favorite. Don’t get me wrong; I love In Search of Space and the self-titled debut.
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Electric Tepee
Review by Gary Hill
This is a strong Hawkwind disc, but it has a few problems with consistency.

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Epoch Eclipse
Review by G. W. Hill
Chronicling the entire career of the band, this box set really is a wonderful collection. It shows the diversity of Hawkwind in all their varying styles.
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Family Tree
Review by Gary Hill
Family Tree or Friend and Relation albums are always weird things. It seems that many times the isolated parts have no where near the style or power of the whole.
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Hall of The Mountain Grill
Review by Gary Hill
Hall of the Mountain Grill probably represents the apex of Hawkwind's popularity in the US, arguably being their best-known album in that country. Arguments can also be made that it is the most straight progressive rock release they have done.
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Hawklords - 25 Years On
Review by G. W. Hill
This album was released under the moniker of "Hawklords." Apparently there were some legal issues tying up the Hawkwind name, so the change was made.

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Hawkwind
Review by Gary Hill
Hawkwind’s debut album is really much different from the rest of their catalog. For one thing it’s more psychedelic and much of it shares a lot of ground with Syd Barrett era Pink Floyd. 

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Hawkwind (Record Store Day 2015 Orange Vinyl)
Review by G. W. Hill

This newly released special edition vinyl of the first Hawkwind album is gorgeous.


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In Search of Space
Review by Gary Hill
In Search of Space (sometimes referred to as X – In Search of Space) was Hawkwind’s second album released in 1971. It found the band working through a lot of the same tribal chant oriented sounds as the self-titled predecessor, but also gave rise to the incorporation of some of the more progressive rock oriented textures that would become more common in their sound.
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In Your Area
Review by G. W. Hill
One part live album, one part studio, In Your Area shows Hawkwind doing space rock as they are the experts in doing. The album includes several long time Hawk favorites, and several new cuts.
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Into the Woods
Review by Gary Hill
I have to make full disclosure here and say that Hawkwind is one of my favorite bands. In fact, they make my top three.
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It Is the Business of the Future to Be Dangerous
Review by Gary Hill
This is arguably the strangest album the Hawkwind catalogue.

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Levitation
Review by G. W. Hill
Jim Lascko from Strange Trips, the US source for information on Hawkwind, describes space rock as being "characterized (by)(but certainly not limited to) spacey keyboards, driving guitar...
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Live ‘74
Review by Gary Hill
This album was originally released as the third disc of the 1999 Party set. 

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Masters of the Universe
Review by Gary Hill
This compilation is really only so important. On the one hand, were it not for “It’s So Easy,” every track on the set would have been released on album previously. 

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Onward
Review by Gary Hill
The latest Hawkwind release is a double disc set.

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Palace Springs
Review by Gary Hill
Coming from a band with seemingly a million albums under their belt, this is really one of their best live discs. It captures a great, if quite short, period of the band and does so with a style and texture that really is incredible.
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Palace Springs (Remastered Edition)
Review by Gary Hill
If you’ve never owned this live CD from Hawkwind (or even if you have, now is the time to get it). This newly remastered edition sounds better than the original release to my ears.

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Prometheus (Single)
Review by Gary Hill
When I got this single in line for review, I didn’t realize that I’ve already reviewed both songs from it on the original album, Blood of the Earth.

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PXR5
Review by Gary Hill
This Hawkwind disc has a bit of a different sound than some of their other albums had.

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Quark Strangeness and Charm
Review by G. W. Hill
The production on this is a bit unusual. There are also some punky elements. 

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Sonic Assassins
Review by Gary Hill
This fine CD, another of the year 2000 releases of previously unavailable Hawkwind music, is a great compilation. The recordings presented here are from several different sources.
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Sonic Attack
Review by Gary Hill
Many probably think this disc is another Hawkwind compilation. It’s not, though.
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Space Bandits
Review by Gary Hill
The only studio album to feature this lineup, this one leaves me wishing they had done more. It is difficult with the incredible amount of material this band have released to really pick out one or two best albums, but this one would definitely be in the running.
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Space Chase: 1980-1985
Review by Gary Hill
Those looking for an introduction to the Huw Lloyd Langton period of Hawkwind in the first part of the 1980s might find this a perfect first purchase.

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Space Ritual Collectors Edition CD / DVD
Review by Bruce Stringer
EMI has released a series of special edition CDs for collectors, which include many rare recordings and some with video material. This edition of Hawkwind’s live psychedelic freak-out, Space Ritual, comes with the complete show of full-length versions of tracks (as some were previously issued in edited form to fit the vinyl format).
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Space Ritual Volume II
Review by Gary Hill
Originally when this was released on vinyl, Space Ritual Volume I and II didn't exist, only one multi disc set "Space Ritual". When released on CD it was culled into two separate albums.
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Spirit of the Age Solstice Remixes
Review by Gary Hill
Here we have an EP from Hawkwind that includes four different mixes of the same piece, that being “Spirit of the Age” which originated on Quark Strangeness and Charm.
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Stasis: The U.A. Years, 1971-1975
Review by Gary Hill
This is kind of a cool set. While Hawkwind fans might well have these songs on various albums they already own, they will probably find a few things here they don’t have – at least not these exact versions. 

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Take Me To Your Leader
Review by Gary Hill
It's got to be hard to be Hawkwind. With a massive catalog that last time I checked (including compilations and live albums) boasted well over a hundred official releases, it must be very difficult to try to please your fans with each new release.
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The Business Trip – Live
Review by Gary Hill
Hawkwind had done a live album not that many years earlier with Palace Springs, so this seemed a little soon to put out one. 

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The Charisma Years 1976-1979
Review by G. W. Hill
This brand new set includes remastered versions of four Hawkwind albums.

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The Chronicle of the Black Sword
Review by Gary Hill
Hawkwind had a friendship with the science fiction author Michael Moorcock – he actually joined the band at one point. It should seem no surprise, then that they would do a concept album based on his Elric series.
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The Friday Rock Show Sessions - Live at Reading '86
Review by Gary Hill
I’d have to say that for my money this is one of the best Hawkwind live albums.

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The GWR Years 1988-1991
Review by G. W. Hill
It's hard for me to pick favorite Hawkwind albums. I mean, I'm a big fan of the band, and I like pretty much all of their albums.

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The Machine Stops
Review by G. W. Hill

I have to admit that I’m a huge Hawkwind fan.


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The RCA Active Years - 1981-1982
Review by G. W. Hill
This new three CD set assembles three Hawkwind albums released from 1981-1982. I'm a huge fan of the third of those discs, Choose Your Masques, but I actually like all three. 

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The Weird Tapes Number 4-Live ‘78
Review by Gary Hill
This disc, just released in 2000, is a great testament to the live presence of this legendary, if obscure, band. The CD features some of the finest live recordings of Hawkwind that I have ever heard.
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The Xenon Codex
Review by Gary Hill
I’ve seen some less than stellar reviews of this disc, but for my money it’s a great album and well in the upper percentile of Hawkwind releases.
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This Is Hawkwind, Do Not Panic
Review by Bruce Stringer
One step on from the classic, yet volatile, Levitation line-up this release is a collection of tracks highlighting their performance of 1981's Stonehenge festival, re-sequenced and sounding at their most energetic since the days of Lemmy. 
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Weird Tapes 2 - Hawkwind Live and Hawklords Studio
Review by G. W. Hill
In terms of number of albums released, Hawkwind is arguably the most prolific rock band in history. I once read a listing of all Hawkwind releases from several years ago and the number was somewhere in the 80’s.
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Zarazinia 12 inch Single (Vinyl)
Review by Gary Hill
For a long time we didn’t do reviews of out of print items at Music Street Journal.

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Zones
Review by Gary Hill
I know a lot of people aren’t crazy about this disc. For my money it’s well worth having. 

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DVD Reviews
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.
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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.
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Hawkwind - Solstice at Stonehenge 20th Anniversary Edition DVD
Review by Gary Hill

This is a very good, but not great DVD.


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Concert Reviews
Hawkwind - Live at NEARFest, June 2007
Review by Julie Knispel
Hawkwind concerts in the United States are as rare as hen’s teeth these days. Following an all too brief tour in 1997, the band attempted to perform at the 1998 incarnation of the Strange Daze space rock festival in Ohio...only to see founder Dave Brock and bassist/vocalist Ron Tree detained at the US/Canada border due to visa problems.

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Hawkwind - Live In London, 2002
Review by Bruce Stringer
H had originally planned to see Hawkwind play Birmingham during the December mini-tour, however - due to cancellation - I ended up heading down to London's Walthamstow Assembly Hall, in the north-east to see them play their yearly Christmas show.


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Interviews
Hawkwind
Interview by Bruce Stringer
Interview With Richard Chadwick, Tim Blake and Dave Brock of Hawkwind from 2003

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Hawkwind
Interview by Gary Hill
Interview with Dave Brock from 1998
Audio of this Interview is available in our members' area
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Hawkwind
Interview by Mark Johnson

Interview with Mr. Dibs of Hawkwind from 2010


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Book Reviews
Hawkwind - The Time of The Hawklords (reissue) written by Michael Butterworth
Review by Gary Hill
Long out of print, this book has recently been reissued. That is reason for Hawkwind fans to rejoice.
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Related Articles
Spirits Burning & Bridget Wishart
Review by Gary Hill
Interview with Bridget Wishart

January 2008
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Alan Davey
Review by Gary Hill
Interview with Alan Davey from 2007
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Alan Davey
Review by Bruce Stringer
Interview Alan Davey from 2003



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Huw Lloyd Langton
Review by Bruce Stringer
Interview With Huw Lloyd Langton from 2002

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Earth Lab
Review by Gary Hill
Interview with Jerry Richards of Earth Lab From 2007
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Hawklords
Review by G. W. Hill

Interview with the Hawklords from 2014


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Various Artists - 108 Rock Star Guitars written by Lisa S. Johnson
Review by G. W. Hill

This is the quintessential coffee table book. That’s particularly true for those who love guitars.


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Motörhead - 1916
Review by G. W. Hill

This might not be an obvious choice, but for me 1916 is one of the better Motorhead albums.


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Doro - 20 Years A Warrior Soul DVD
Review by Gary Hill
I've been a fan of Doro since the Warlock days. For my money that band (and Doro solo – which is really the same thing, but that's a long story) have always represented metal perhaps better than just about any act.
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Nektar - A Spoonful of Time
Review by G. W. Hill

The whole “do an album of covers” concept is a popular approach these days.


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Various Artists - A Tribute To Captain Beyond - Thousand Days of Yesterday
Review by Gary Hill
These kinds of tribute albums are always mixed bags, with some material coming across very strong and others not working very well. This one is no exception, but in many ways it is one of the most consistent you'll find.
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Alan Davey - Al Chemicals Lysergic Orchestra Volume 2
Review by G. W. Hill

This new set from Alan Davey is supposed to focus on the trippy side of music.


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Spirits Burning - Alien Injection
Review by Gary Hill
I reviewed the Spirits Burning and Bridget Wishart CD in the last issue of Music Street Journal. This CD is the album Spirits Burning record about the same time as that one.
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Space Invaders - and Nik Turner – Sonic Noise Opera
Review by G. W. Hill

I’ve reviewed another album from Space Invaders in this same issue of Music Street Journal.


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Alan Davey - Bedouin
Review by Bruce Stringer
For those unaware, Bedouin is Alan Davey's outlet for material that is otherwise unsuited to Hawkwind, yet - ironically, is very Hawkwind-like. The songs are very bass driven and tend toward the Middle-Eastern influence that Hawkwind were known for with songs like Assassins of Allah (re-invented when Alan joined Hawkwind in the mid-80's).
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Motörhead - Better Motörhead Than Dead
Review by Gary Hill
Motörhead are really an amazing band. Very few outfits can take a sound and essentially beat it into the ground and pull it off.
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Tim Blake - Blake's New Jerusalem
Review by Gary Hill
I've reviewed two other discs from Tim Blake for this issue. Each of them has a distinct flavor.

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Spirits Burning & Bridget Wishart - Bloodlines
Review by G. W. Hill

It seems that Spirits Burning’s sound is a very diverse thing. With this album the more familiar space rock elements are joined with jazz, psychedelia and even dance club music.


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Tim Blake - Caldea Music II
Review by Gary Hill
This is a new reissue of an album from Tim Blake. Blake is best known for his work in Gong and Hawkwind, but he also built a name for himself with a series of keyboard albums.

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Doro - Calling the Wild
Review by Gary Hill
In the 1980’s Doro Pesch fronted the German metal band Warlock. That band is no more, but Doro has kept her career and love of metal alive through the years. This new disc is her first release in the US in many years, but she has continued releasing albums in Europe the entire time.
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Robert Calvert - Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters
Review by Gary Hill
This Robert Calvert disc is, in many ways, a lost Hawkwind album.
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Alan Davey - Captured Rotation
Review by Gary Hill
This solo album from former Hawkwind bassist Alan Davey has been out of print for a while. It’s been known to fetch some outrageous amounts of cash on internet auction sites
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Cream - Classic Artists: Cream DVD
Review by G. W. Hill

This is an exhaustive documentary. It really showcases a lot of cool things, from early footage, killer interviews and real insights.


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Omenopus - Compendium of Souvenirs
Review by G. W. Hill

I have liked Omenopus since the first time I heard them.


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Tim Blake - Crystal Machine
Review by Gary Hill
While Tim Blake is best known for his work with Gong and Hawkwind, don't expect that type of music here.

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Various Artists - Devil's Domain: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Review by Gary Hill
While not everything here lands under progressive rock, there is a lot of prog in this set. There is also a lot of artsy soundtrack music that fits under the prog banner.

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Mooch - Dr. Silbury’s Liquid Brainstem Band
Review by Gary Hill
This is a double disc set from Mooch and while you might be reminded of The Beatles’ Sergeant Peppers… by the title, I don’t get the feeling this is any kind of massive concept album. Instead it’s a series of slices of electronic space rock with a strong emphasis on the “space” part of that moniker.
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Hawklords - Dream
Review by G. W. Hill

Hawklords is made up of some great musicians, several of whom have been in Hawkwind in the past.


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Spirits Burning & Bridget Wishart - Earth Born
Review by Gary Hill
Since this disc features performances from a number of people who have been involved with Hawkwind (most notably Wishart herself) comparisons to that band are obvious. A lot of the music lives up to that. In fact a good deal of this disc reminds me of a more pure progressive rock oriented Hawkwind with some serious jazz thrown into the mix.
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Gunslinger - Earthquake in E Minor
Review by Gary Hill
This nearly went into heavy metal. Certainly it could. There are two reasons it didn’t.
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Earth Lab - Element
Review by Gary Hill
Fans of Hawkwind should find plenty to like about this release. It sounds quite a bit like that band.
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The Prog Collective - Epilogue
Review by G. W. Hill

This is quite a cool set. The main man behind this is Billy Sherwood, and I always like the stuff he does.


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Astralfish - Far Corners
Review by G. W. Hill

Since both Don Falcone and Bridget Wishart are involved in this project, as they are in Spirits Burning, one might expect this to sound like that act.


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Alan Davey - Four Track Mind Volume 1
Review by Gary Hill
These recordings from former Hawkwind bassist, singer, keyboardist and songwriter are all essentially home recordings done on a 4-track recorder. They are items he’s had sitting around for a long time and has chosen to put together on a series of discs and release.
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Alan Davey - Four-Track Mind Volume 2
Review by Gary Hill
A new disc of tracks that Alan Davey (best known for his work in Hawkwind) produced on a four track in his home. These were really not intended for release as they are, but the thing is, there’s no reason they couldn’t have been.
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Hawklords - Fusion
Review by G. W. Hill
Hawklords is essentially a Hawkwind spin off band.

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Motörhead - Hammered
Review by Mike Korn
Just when you thought it was time to stick a fork in Motörhead they come roaring back with "Hammered", and again we doubting Thomases must bow our heads in shame. The venerable band's previous effort "We Are Motörhead" was pretty generic stuff, sounding tired and under-produced, but "Hammered" corrects those faults and gives us a vibrant, meaty-sounding slab of head-crushing rock bristling with all the Motörhead trademarks.


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Various Artists - Hawkwind Triad
Review by Gary Hill
This is an intriguing disc. It’s three bands all covering Hawkwind songs.

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Alan Davey - Human on the Outside
Review by Gary Hill
Alan Davey’s latest solo disc shows a lot of Hawkwind-like sounds. That’s natural as Davey played bass, provided keys and some vocals along with writing a lot of the music for Hawkwind for a good many years.


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Huw Lloyd Langton - Huw Lloyd Langton’s LLG – Hard Graft
Review by Gary Hill

Hard Graft is the latest album from Hawkwind alum Huw Lloyd Langton.


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Robby Krieger - In Session
Review by Gary Hill
This compilation disc is quite strong. There is really a lot of great music here.

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Motörhead - Kiss of Death
Review by Gary Hill
When you put on a new Motorhead album you always have a pretty good idea of what to expect. Throughout the group's long history their sound has not changed much.
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Djinn - Last Wish
Review by Gary Hill

When you’ve got an album with both Alan Davey and Bridget Wishart as the main contributors, comparisons to Hawkwind are obvious.


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Girlschool - Legacy
Review by Gary Hill
In the last issue of Music Street Journal I reviewed the latest Bang Your Head DVD and it featured Girlschool. I saw the band years ago and their performance on that DVD was every bit as potent as they were in their early years.
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Various Artists - Light My Fire - A Classic Rock Salute To the Doors
Review by G. W. Hill

I’ve always been a big fan of the Doors.


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Cream - Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2005 BluRay
Review by G. W. Hill

I remember when I first heard about the Cream reunion I really wished I could have made the shows.


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Motörhead - Live in Chicago February, 2011
Review by Greg Olma
Motorhead is more than just a heavy metal band.  After recording and touring for over three decades, it’s safe to say that they are an institution.
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Motörhead - Live In Dekalb, 2002
Review by Mike Korn
The peaceful farming community of Dekalb, IL, was rocked to its very foundations by the devastating 1-2 punch of Motörhead and Morbid Angel on May 7, 2002. When these veterans of the metal scene finished their assault, the cornfields surrounding Dekalb probably resembled the scorched earth of a battleground more than anything else.
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Motörhead - Live in Tinley Park, IL, August 2008
Review by Mike Korn
Many more pics from this show are available in two galleries in our members area.
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Huw Lloyd Langton - Live Newcastle-under-Lyme April 11th, 2003
Review by Bruce Stringer
Sometimes, against all odds, there are people who not only manage to perform well in their given field but offer unique insight into their developed techniques. Last Friday's Lloyd-Langton Group gig, just outside Stoke-on-Trent, was indeed an event of insurmountable obstacles and bad timing.
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Dave Brock - Looking for Love in the Lost Land of Dreams
Review by G. W. Hill

When you consider that Dave Brock kind of is Hawkwind – at least he’s the one guy who’s been in Hawkwind through every lineup change – it might seem that a Dave Brock solo album would be a lot like Hawkwind.


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Osiris the Rebirth - Lost
Review by Gary Hill

This disc includes a guest appearance by Hawkwind alum Bridget Wishart. That, in itself draws comparisons to Hawkwind.


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Various Artists - Love, Poetry and Revolution: A Journey through the British Psychedelic and Underground Scenes 1966-72
Review by G. W. Hill

This is a massive set. It’s also quite an interesting one.


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Robert Calvert - Lucky Leif and the Longships
Review by Gary Hill

Lucky Leif and the Longships was the follow up to Robert Calvert’s Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters. 


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Robert Calvert - Lucky Leif and the Longships (Remastered)
Review by G. W. Hill

So, this is the newly remastered version of the second solo album from Robert Calvert.


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Tim Blake - Magick
Review by Gary Hill
According to the liner notes, this album was recorded live.

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Motörhead - March Ör Die
Review by G. W. Hill

This is a reissue of the 1992 album.


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Motörhead - Motorizer
Review by Gary Hill
I’ve always loved Motorhead. You know, they might not be the most original band, but there’s just something about them
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Various Artists - Mountains Come Out of the Sky. The Illustrated History of Prog Rock – written by Will Romano
Review by Scott Montgomery
Overall, this is a very good and highly recommended overview of the genre and its history. 
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Huw Lloyd Langton - On The Move
Review by Gary Hill
This album by Hawkwind alumni Langton is a great rocking release. It has no weak material and quite a bit that is very strong.
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Space Ritual - Otherworld
Review by Bill Knispel
Being a Hawkwind fan these days almost feels like being a Marillion fan at the end of the 1980’s. With two decidedly different factions, one led by founder Dave Brock and maintaining the Hawkwind name, and the other led by founder Nik Turner under the name Space Ritual, fans have the benefit of twice as much music while perhaps bemoaning the fact that the two men simply can no longer get along.


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Various Artists - Poetry of the Air: A Collection of Love Letters to Music from Musicians written by Gary Hill
Review by Greg Olma
I have known Gary Hill for a while now and the one thing that I can say with complete certainty about him is that he takes his music seriously. 


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William Shatner - Ponder the Mystery
Review by G. W. Hill

The last couple albums from William Shatner have landed in my “best of” lists for those two years.


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Omenopus - Portents
Review by Gary Hill
This EP features two Hawkwind alums (Bridget Griffen and Simon House) and Don Falcone of Spirits Burning fame.

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Ozzy Osbourne - Prince of Darkness Box Set
Review by Patrick Hennen
I'm here today to let you know about the new 4-disc box set by Ozzy Osbourne, entitled, appropriately, "Prince Of Darkness".
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Probot - Probot
Review by Mike Korn
It seems a sad fact that many artists forget the music of their younger days when they "mature". It's not unusual to find a successful musician trying to deny or belittle his time in punk, heavy metal or hard rock bands.
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Huw Lloyd Langton - Rare & Unreleased Anthology 1971-2010
Review by G. W. Hill

This double CD set was apparently in the works before Huw Lloyd-Langton’s recent death.


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Osiris the Rebirth - Remnants of Life
Review by Gary Hill

This first disc from Osiris the Rebirth finds the group in a great space rock meets mainstream prog style.


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Robert Calvert - Revenge
Review by Gary Hill
This disc by the late Calvert appears to be a compilation of various demos. The music on the disc, with the exception of one track, does not really resemble his Hawkwind work at all.
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Various Artists - Rockin’ Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White
Review by G. W. Hill

I’ve never been a huge fan of The White Stripes or Jack White in general.


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Nik Turner - Space Fusion Odyssey
Review by G. W. Hill

I was not expecting this set. It’s an instrumental album.


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Nik Turner - Space Fusion Odyssey
Review by G. W. Hill

I was not expecting this set. It’s an instrumental album.


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Nik Turner - Space Gypsy
Review by G. W. Hill

Nik Turner is probably best known as a former member of Hawkwind.


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Various Artists - Space Rock Invasion DVD
Review by G. W. Hill

I had to miss this tour due to unforeseen circumstances, but now I can check it on this DVD. 


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Star Nation - Star Nation EP
Review by Bruce Stringer
The first thing to get my attention to this EP was the card CD sleeve design: didn't I see this in Chariots of the Gods? Dressed up as an independent CD single with lyric card inserts, this is a very interesting disc and a pity that it will probably never get the release it deserves.
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Hawkwind Light Orchestra - Stellar Variations
Review by G. W. Hill

I guess this was released under “Hawkwind Light Orchestra” rather than “Hawkwind” because the lineup isn’t precisely the same as Hawkwind these days.


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Omenopus - The Archives
Review by G. W. Hill

I have to say that I’ve liked everything from Omenopus. One thing remains constant with them (other than some personnel) and that’s change.


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Hawklords - The Barney Bubbles Memorial Concert DVD
Review by Gary Hill

This is probably the best Hawkwind DVD that Hawkwind never released.


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The Fusion Syndicate - The Fusion Syndicate
Review by G. W. Hill

What an amazing set this is.


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Astralasia - The Hawkwind Re-Mixes
Review by Gary Hill
I’ve got mixed feelings about remixes. For bands that I really enjoy, like Hawkwind, it lends a chance to experience familiar songs in new ways.
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The Meads of Asphodel - The Mill Hill Sessions
Review by Mike Korn
Every once in a while, a vague, undefined thing comes shambling out of the darkness and into the sterile, pre-packaged music scene. Yes, even in the world of extreme metal, where cookie-cutter bands are a lot more prevalent than hardcore headbangers would like to admit.
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