To anyone who wasn't there at the time (or wasn't in the right age group), it is hard to describe just what a big, and thrilling, deal the Sladest compilation was when it appeared in 1973. The Slade coloured/patterned vinyl reissue series takes a turn into compilation territory, with the release of the seminal Sladest,..
Special Forces is a criminally underrated album in the Southern catalogue and deserves re-acquaintance … Now, where's that dang fightin' whiskey, boy? Looking in the rearview mirror at the career of .38 Special can easily result in a false memory of the band's musical identity. Forming at the end of the '70s, and fronted by..