January:
Rick Benton is the new keyboardplayer in Magnum.
Asia singer/bassplayer John Wetton dies of cancer. 12 June 1949 – 31 January 2017. R.I.P.
Ex Black Sabbath keyboardist Geoff Nicholls dies. 28 February 1948 – 28 January 2017. R.I.P.

February:
Ex Bonfire guitarist Horst Maier-Thorn dies. 19 February 2017 R.I.P.

March:
James Durbin is the new vocalist in Quiet Riot.
Ex Y&T guitarist Joey Alves dies. 3 August 1955-12 March 2017. R.I.P.
Jeff Plate leaves Metal Church.

April:
New drummer in Metal Church is Stet Howland (ex W.A.S.P. & Lita Ford)
Savatage/Trans-Siberian Orchestra Paul O'Neill dies.February 23, 1956 – April 5, 2017 R.I.P.

May:
Pretty Maids drummer Allan Tchicaja leaves the band.
Zakk Wylde is back the Ozzy Osbourne band.

June:
Sweden Rock Festival :)

July:
?

 

Releases 2017:

January:
Accept:Restless & Live (live) (2cd/dvd) (13)
Firewind:Immortals (20)

Gotthard:Silver (13) *
Jack Russell's Great White:He Saw It Comin' (27)
Jim Jihed:Push On Through (27)
Krokus:Big Rocks (cover album) (27)
Magnum:The Valley Of Tears-The Ballads (6) (remixed,remastered tracks)
Pride of Lions:Fearless (27)
Stephen Pearcy:Smash (27)

February:
Asia:Symphonia-Live In Bulgaria 2013 (24)
Black Star Riders:Heavy Fire
*
Def Leppard:And There Will Be A Next Time-Live From Detroit (10) (2cd/dvd) *
Judas Priest:Turbo (30th anniversary edition) (3-cd) (3)
Mike Tramp:Maybe Tomorrow (24)
Place Vendome:Close To The Sun (24)

Thunder:Rip it Up (10) *
Tokyo Motor Fist:Tokyo Motor Fist (24) (feat:Ted Poley(Danger Danger),Steve Brown(Trixter),Chuck Burgi (ex Rainbow,Meat Loaf) & Greg Smith (Ted Nugent,ex Alice Cooper,Rainbow)
Unruly Child:Can't Go Home (24/2)

March:
Bonfire:Byte The Bullet (24)
Chickenfoot:Best+Live (10) (2-cd)
Eclipse:Monumentum (24) *
House Of Lords:Saint Of The Lost Souls (24) *
Michael Schenker:Michael Schenker Fest-Live in Tokyo (24)
Night Ranger:Don't Let Up (24) *
Osukaru:The Labyrinth (3) *

April:
Art Nation:Liberation (28) *
Axel Rudi Pell:The Ballads V (21)
Critical Solution:Barbara The Witch (28) *
Deep Purple:Infinite (7)

John Mellencamp:Sad Clowns & Hillbillies (28)
Richie Kotzen:Salting Earth (14)
Treat: The Road More Or Less Traveled-Live In Milano (21) (cd/dvd)

May:
Black Country Communion: (20)
Foreigner:40 (2-cd best of) (19)
Harem Scarem:United (12)
Little Steven:Soulfire (19)
Mark Slaughter:Halfway There (26)
Royal Hunt:2016 (live 2-cd/dvd) (12)
Shadowman:Secrets And lies (19)
The Dead Daises:Live And Louder (19) (cd/dvd)
Warrant:Louder Harder Faster (12)

June:
Adrenaline Mob:We The People (2)
Cheap Trick:We're All Alright! (16)
*
Great White:Full Circle (2)

Iced Earth:Incorruptible (16)
Jorn:Life On Death Road (2)
Styx:The Mission (16)
*

July:
Alice Cooper:Paranormal (28)
Mr. Big:Defying Gravity (21) *
Riverdogs:California (7)
Ten:Gothia (7)

August:
Def Leppard:Hysteria (30th Anniversary Deluxe,5 cd & 2 dvd) (4)
Janet Gardner:Janet Gardner (18) (Vixen singer solo debut)
Quiet Riot:Road Rage (4)

The Winery Dogs:Dog Years-Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016 (dvd/cd) (4)

September:
Motörhead:Under Cöver (cover album)
Roadcase Royale:First Things First (22) (feat Nancy Wilson)

October:
Cyhra: ? (feat Amaranthe,Dreamland & In Flames members)
Europe:Walk The Earth (20)
Phantom 5:Play II Win (15)
Revolution Saints:Light In The Dark (13)
Robin Beck:Love Is Coming (13)

November:
?

December:
?

2017 Release dates T.B.A.:
Accept:
Ace Frehley:Origins Vol:2 (cover album):
Arnel Pineda: (Journey vocalist)
Bruce Kulick:
Coldspell:
Denied:
Devil City Angels: (Tracii Guns,Eric Brittingham & Rikki Rockett)
Dokken: (ep)
Eisley/Goldy: (feat:David Glen Eisley & Craig Goldy)
Europe:
Gathering Of Kings: (feat:Erik Mårtensson,Rick Altzi,Zinny Zan)
Graham Bonnet:Private I, The Archives: Vol. One
Hollywood Vampires:
Honeymoon Suite:
Hooters:
Joe Perry:
John Corabi:MC94Live (Live album feat the whole 1994 Mötley Crue album)
John Norum:
John Sykes:Sy-Ops
Johnny Gioeli: (Hardline/Axel Rudi Pell)
Jon Oliva's Pain:
Journey:
King Diamond: (live dvd)
King Diamond:

KXM: (feat:Dug Pinnick,George Lynch)
Masterplan: (feat: Helloween covers)

Masterplan:

Mick Mars:1313 (feat:John Corabi)
Mötley Crue: (Best Of-featuring new songs inc:All Bad Things)
Phil Campbell: (feat:Rob Halford,Whitfield Crane)
Red Dragon Cartel:
Revengia:
Richie Sambora & Orianthi:
Riverdogs:
Savatage:
Skid Row:United World Rebellion Part 3
Starbreaker: (Tony Harnell & Magnus Karlsson)
Steve Perry:

Ten: Opera Omnia (box)

Tesla:
Tesla: (box)
Tony Martin:Thornz
Trans-Siberian Orchestra:
U2: Songs Of Experience
Van Halen:
Vince Neil:
Vixen:
Whitesnake:1987 (30th anniversary box)
Y&T:
Y&T: (doc) (dvd)

2018 Release dates T.B.A.:
Dokken: (live+ 3 new studio tracks)
Lynch Mob: (live)
Magnum:Lost On The Road To Eternity
Saxon:Thunderbolt (january)
Spirits Of Fire: (feat Ripper Owens & Chris Caffery)
Toto:40 Trips Around The Sun (February)

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January:

Slash & Duff McKagan is back in Guns N' Roses.
The legendary David Bowie dies of cancer. Jan 8 1947– Jan 10, 2016. R.I.P.
Eagles guitarplayer/vocalist Glenn Frey dies. Nov 6 1948– Jan 18, 2016. R.I.P.
Last In Line,Ex:Rainbow,Dio bassplayer Jimmy Bain dies. Dec 19 1947-23 Jan 2016. R.I.P.

New bassplayer in Treat is Pontus Egberg also with King Diamond.

February:
New singer in Skid Row is ZP Theart (ex Dragonforce)
Keyboardplayer Morten Sandager leaves Pretty Maids.

March:
Survivor singer Dave Bickler leaves the band. Cameron Barton is now the only lead singer in the band.
Sir George Martin dies . 3 January 1926 – 8 March 2016. R.I.P.
Jon English dies . 26 March 1949 – 9 March 2016
Emerson, Lake & Palmer keyboardist Keith Emerson dies. 2 November 1944 – 10 March 2016. R.I.P.
Ex. Blue Murder keyboardist Nik Green dies of cancer on March 13th 2016. R.I.P.

April:
Ac/Dc will use Axl Rose as singer on the remaining dates of their Rock Or Bust tour...

May:
Tony Harnell is back in TNT. New album in the works.
Ex. Megadeth drummer Nick Menza dies of heart failure. July 23, 1964 – May 21, 2016. R.I.P.

June:
Sweden Rock Festival !

July:
Michael Bormann is the new singer in Bonfire..

August:
...Alexx Stahl is the new singer in Bonfire.

September:
Original Y&T drummer Leonard Haze dies.September 7th 1955-September 11th 2016. R.I.P.
Chris Laney is the new keyboardplayer in Pretty Maids.

October:
Seann Nicols is the new singer in Quiet Riot.
Guitarist Eric Rivers leaves H.E.A.T. and Dave Dalone returns to the band.
Ove Husmoen is the new bassplayer in Tnt.

November:
Aerosmith will be one of the headline acts at Sweden Rock Festival 2017.
The Black Crowes ex keyboardplayer Eddie Harsch dies. May 27, 1957 – November 4, 2016. R.I.P.

December:
Mark Stanway leaves Magnum.
Status Quo guitarist/vocalist Rick Parfitt dies. Octtober 12 1948-December 24 2016. R.I.P.

Releases 2016:

January:
Avantasia: Ghostlights (29) (feat: Bob Catley,Ronnie Atkins,Geoff Tate,Dee Snider,Michael Kiske,Jorn Lande) *
Axel Rudi Pell: Game Of Sin (15)
*
Dream Theatre:The Astonishing (29) *
MarysCreek:Infinity (21)
*
Megadeth:Dystopia (22) *
Nordic Union:Nordic Union (29) (feat:Ronnie Atkins & Erik Mårtensson) *
Primal Fear:Rulebreaker (22)
Resurrection Kings:Resurrection Kings (29) (feat:Craig Goldy,Chas West,Sean McNabb,Vinny Appice)
Thunder: All You Can Eat (29) (live cd/dvd) *

February:
Anthrax: For All Kings (26) *
Conny Bloom:Fullt Upp (25)

Delain: Lunar Prelude (ep) (19) *
Eclipse:Armageddonize (28) (2-cd Deluxe edition feat new song Runways,11 live tracks ,3 acoustic tracks & 2 b-sides) *
Foreigner:In Concert.Unplugged (5)
Last Autumn's Dream:Paintings (26)

Last In Line: Heavy Crown (19) (Vivian Campbell,Jimmy Bain,Vinny Appice,Claude Schnell,Andrew Freeman)
Magnum: Sacred Blood Divine Lies (26)
*
Rick Springfield:Rocket Science (19) *
Ricky Warwick:When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues) / Heart On Trees (26) (2-cd).
The Cult:Hidden City (5)
Tony Carey:Live 2015 (inc:Live at Sweden Rock Festival 2015) (2-dvd)
Ufo:Live Sightings (5) (4 live cd box)

March:
Alcatrazz:The Ultimate Fortress Rock Set (25) (5cd 1 dvd box)
Blaze Bayley:Infinite Entangledment (1)
Bonfire: Pearls (18) 2-cd feat: The Rock Tales & The Classic Tales.24 re-recorded songs) *
Chris Holmes:C.H.P. (25)
Damond Johnson:Echo (18) (EP)
Diamond Head:Diamond Head
Jeff Healey:Heal My Soul (25)
Joe Lynn Turner:Street Of Dreams-Boston 1985 (4) (live album)
Judas Priest:Battle Cry (25) (live cd) *
Judas Priest:Battle Cry (25) (live dvd) *
Lee Aaron:Fire And Gasoline (25)
Metal Church:XI (25)
Royal Hunt:Cargo (18) (2-cd Live ) *
Scorpions:Return To Forever (11) (Tour Edition.feat 2 live dvd's)

April:
Ace Frehley:Origins Vol:1 (15) (cover album) *
Bad Company:Live 1977 & 1979 (29) (2-cd)
Black Stone Cherry:Kentucky (1)
Candlemass:Behind The Wall Of Doom (29) (3cd/2dvd)(box)
Cheap Trick:Bang Zoom Crazy...Hello (1) *
Doogie White & La Paz: Shut Up And Rawk!
Doro:Love's Gone To Hell (1) (cdmaxi) *
Dynazty:Titanic Mass (15) *

Jaded Heart:Guilty By Design (22)
Lita Ford:Time Capsule (15)
Rainbow:Monsters Of Rock-live At Donington 1980 (22) (cd/dvd)
S.O.T.O.:Divak (1) (feat:Jeff Scott Soto)
Sixx A.M.: Prayers For The Damned Vol:1 (29) *
The Defiants: The Defiants (15) (feat:Paul Laine,Bruno Ravel & Rob Marcello)
Treat:Ghost Of Graceland (15) *
Zakk Wylde:Book Of Shadows II (8)

May:
Four By Fate:Relentless (6) (feat:Tod Howarth,John Regan & Rob Affuso)
Goo Goo Dolls:Boxes (6) *
Paul Gilbert: I Can Destroy (27)
Phantom 5:Phantom 5 (15) (Claus Lessmann,Michael Voss,Francis Buchholtz)
Robin George:Painful Kiss (20)

Shotgun:Live - Down Decadencia Drive (7) (feat:Zinny Zan,Rob Marcello,Chris Laney & Stixx)
Sunstorm:Edge Of Tomorrow (13) (feat:Joe Lynn Turner) *
Ted Poley:Beyond The Fade (13) (Danger Danger singer)

June:
Candlemass:Death Thy Lover (3) (EP) *
Dan Reed Network:Fight Another Day (3) *
Denner/Shermann:Masters Of Evil (24)
Doro:Strong And Proud-30 Years Of Rock And Metal(dvd) (24)
First Signal:One Step Over The Line (3) (feat:Harry Hess) *
Jorn:Heavy Rock Radio (3) (cover album)
Motörhead:Clean Your Clock (10) (live 2015)
Red Hot Chili Peppers:The Getaway (17)
Yngwie Malmsteen:World On Fire (1)

July:
Dare:Sacred Ground (15) *
Heart:Beautiful Broken (8) *
Steven Tyler:We're All Somebody From Somewhere (15) *
Wolf Hoffmann:Headbangers Symphony (1)

August:
Blackfoot:Southern Native (5)
Delain:Moonbathers (26)
House Of Shakira:Sour Grapes (26)
Kai Hansen:XXX
Kiss: Kiss Rocks Vegas (10) (live dvd/cd)
Michael Sweet:One Sided War (26)
Tesla: Mechanical Resonance, Live! (26) (live album feat 1 new studio track)
The Dead Daisies:Make Some Noise (5) (feat:John Corabi) *

September:
Blackthorne: Don't Kill The Thrill (2) (feat: Graham Bonnet & Bob Kulick)
Epica:The Holographic Principle (30)
Extreme: :Pornograffitti Live 25/Metal Meltdown (23) (cd/dvd))
Evergrey:The Storm Within (9) *
Kansas: The Prelude Implicit (23)
Marillion:Fear (23)
Meat Loaf:Braver Than We Are (9)
*
Operation:Mindcrime: Resurrection (23)
Quireboys:Twisted Love (2)
Saxon:Let Me Feel Your Power (23) (live dvd/2-cd)
Toto:Live In Montreux 1991 (16) (cd/dvd)
ZZ Top:Live...Greatest Hits From Around The World (9)

October:
Amaranthe: Maximalism (21)
Dee Snider:We Are The Ones (21)
Hardline:Human Nature (14)
Kee Marcello:Scaling Up (14)
Overland:Contagious (21)
Revengia:Falling Sky E.P.(14) (ep)*
Testament: The Brotherhood Of The Snake (28) *
The Answer:Solas (28)
Tygers Of Pan Tang:Tygers Of Pan Tang (21)
Tyketto:Reach (14)

November:
Bon Jovi:This House Is Not For Sale (4) *
Demon:Cemetary Junction (4)

Glenn Hughes:Resonate (4)
*
Mötley Crue: The End-Live In Los Angeles (4) (live dvd from Los Angeles Dec 31 2015-The Final Show)
Nightwish:Vehicle Of Spirit (4) (live dvd)
Pretty Maids:Kingmaker (4) *
Rainbow:Memories In Rock (18) (live cd/dvd)
Resolution9: (feat:Rik Emmett)
Sixx A.M.: Prayers For The Blessed Vol 2 (18) *

December:
Bon Jovi:This House Is Not For Sale-Live From The London Palladium (16) *
Night Ranger:35 Years And A Night In Chicago (2) (live cd/dvd) *

Rolling Stones:Blue & Lonesome (2) (cover album)

 

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January:

Tony Harnell leaves TNT.
The Black Crowes call it quits.

February:
Ac/Dc welcomes back drummer Chris Slade (replacing Phil Rudd). Chris Slade was in the band 1990-1993 and played on The Razor's Edge and Live albums plus the Last Action Hero soundtrack single:Big Gun.
Ex.Yngwie Malmsteen keyboardplayer Mats Olausson was found dead in a hotelroom in Thailand. 1961-2015 R.I.P.

March:
Toto bassplayer Mike Porcaro died after years of stugguling with ALS .May 29, 1955 – March 15, 2015. R.I.P.
Free bassplayer Andy Fraser died from cancer/aids .3 July 1952 – 16 March 2015.
R.I.P.
Ex. Molly Hatchet drummer Bruce Crump died from cancer. July 17, 1957 – March 16, 2015.
R.I.P.
Twisted Sister/Adrenaline Mob drummer A.J. Pero died of a heartattack in his sleep. October 14, 1959 – March 20, 2015. R.I.P.

April:
Brazilian guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Angra) officially joins Megadeth.
Skid Row singer Johnny Solinger announced that he has quit the band to pursue his solo career. The new singer is Tony Harnell (ex TNT,Westworld,Starbreaker).
Twisted Sister will have drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Adrenaline Mob, Winery Dogs) as the replacement for A.J. Pero for all shows this year. And 2016 will be their farewell tour.
Accept announce their two new members.Guitarist Uwe Lulis (ex Grave Digger) and drummer Christopher Williams, replacing Herman Frank and Stefan Schwarzmann.

May:
Original Rainbow bassplayer Craig Gruber died from cancer. June 22, 1951 – May 5, 2015. R.I.P.
Blues legend B.B. King died peacefully in his sleep . September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015. R.I.P.
Royal Hunt announce their new drummer-Andreas Johansson (ex:Rob Rock)

June:
Sweden Rock Festival !!! (Pics & setlists on The Spinechained Concerts page)
Original Yes bassplayer Chris Squire died from leukemia. 4 March 1948 – 27 June 2015 R.I.P.

July:
Drummer Mike Dupke leaves W.A.S.P. after being in the band for 10 years and 3 studio albums.
Guitarist DJ Ashba leaves Guns N' Roses to give Sixx A.M. his full attention.

August:
HelgeåFestival !!! (Pics & setlists on The Spinechained Concerts page)

September:
Ritchie Blackmore will return to rock in June 2016.Playing 4 shows featuring Deep Purple & Rainbow songs and members.
Original Reo Speedwagon guitarist Gary Richrath dies. October 18,1949-September 13 2015. R.I.P.
Drummer on the W.A.S.P. Golgotha tour is Randy Black (ex:Primal Fear)

October:
Cameron Barton is the new singer in Survivor.
Rob Daiker is the new keyboardplayer in Dan Reed Network.

November:
Interview with Nalle Påhlsson (Royal Mess) have been added to the Interview section.
Drummer Robban Bäck leaves Eclipse.
Drummer Steve Smith is back in Journey.
Ex Motörhead drummer Phil Taylor dies. 21 September 1954 – 11 November 2015. R.I.P.
Ex M.S.G. singer David Van Landing dies in a car accident on November 17 2015. R.I.P.
Swedish rock band Sister Sin call it quits.

December:
Mötley Crue to play their final gig ever in Los Angeles on Dec 31th.
Motörhead legend Lemmy died from cancer. 24 December 1945– 28 December 2015. R.I.P.
Tony Harnell quits Skid Row.


Releases 2015:

January:
Battle Beast:Unholy Saviour (9)
Extreme:Pornograffiti (Deluxe edition 2-cd) (19)
Gamma Ray:The Best Of (30)
Jorn & Trond Holter:Dracula-Swing Of Death (23)
Level 10:Chapter One (23) (Russell Allen,Mat Sinner,Roland Grapow,Randy Black)
Mark Slaughter:Reflections In A Rear View Mirror (22) *
Rainbow: A Light In The Black (26) (5cd box+dvd) *
Richie Kotzen:Cannibals (8)
Serious Black:As Daylight Breaks (16) (Roland Grapow)
Soto:Inside The Vertigo (30) (Jeff Scott Soto)
Sweet & Lynch:Only To Rise (25) (Michael Sweet (Stryper) & George Lynch (Lynch Mob & ex Dokken)
U.D.O.:Decadent (23) *
Åge-Sten Nilsen's Ammunition:Shanghaied (23)

February:
Adrenaline Mob:Dearly Departed (9) *
Black Star Riders:The Killer Instinct (18) *
Bonafide:Denim Devils (2) *
Eclipse:Armageddonize (20) *
H.E.A.T.:Live In London (20) *

Ian Paice's Sunflower Superjam:Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2012 (dvd/cd) (27) (feat: Alice Cooper,Bruce Dickinson & Brian May)
Last Autumn's Dream:Level Eleven (20)
Revolution Saints:Revolution Saints (18) (Jack Blades,Deen Castronovo,Doug Aldrich) *
Rick Springfield:Stripped Down (10) (acoustic) *
Scorpions:Return To Forever (23) *
Thunder:Wonder Days (13) *
Tony Mills:Over My Dead Body (23)
Tygers Of Pan Tang:The First Wave (28)
Ufo:A Conspriacy Of Stars (23)
Uriah Heep:Live At Koko,London 2014 (20)

March:
Dan Reed:Transmission (27)
Europe:War Of Kings (6) *
Halford:The Essential Rob Halford (2-cd/30 tracks) (31)
Judas Priest:Defenders Of The Faith (30th anniversary edition (3-cd) (10) *
Kansas:Miracles Out Of Nowhere (dvd/cd) (24) *
Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock:Spirit On A Mission (23) *
Motor Sister:Ride (10) (Scott Ian,Pearl Aday,John Tempesta,Joey Vera)
Nightwish:Endless Forms Most Beautiful (27) *
Quireboys:St Cecilia And The Gypsy Soul (30) (acoustic) *
Toto:Toto XIV (24) *
Van Halen:Tokyo Dome Live In Concert (31) (double cd live 2013) *

April:
Axel Rudi Pell:Magic Moments-25th Anniversary Special Show (live 3-dvd) (feat guests:Jeff Scott Soto,Ronnie Atkins,Rob Rock,John Lawton,Vinny Appice,Graham Bonnet) *
Axel Rudi Pell:Magic Moments-25th Anniversary Special Show (live 2-cd) (feat guests:Jeff Scott Soto,Ronnie Atkins,Rob Rock,John Lawton,Vinny Appice,Graham Bonnet)
Bad Company:Bad Company (Deluxe edition 2-cd) (7)
Bad Company:Straight Shooter (Deluxe edition 2-cd) (7)
FM:Heroes And Villains (17) *
Kiske/Somerville:City Of Heroes (17) (Michael Kiske & Amanda Somerville)
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: The 35th Anniversary Tour (cd/dvd) (28)
Peterik & Scherer:Risk Everything (17) (Jim Peterik & Marc Scherer)
Radioactive:F4ur (17) (feat:Tommy Denander,Jimi Jamison, Fergie Frederiksen, Bobby Kimball, Jeff Paris, Jean Beauvoir, Steve Walsh, Dan Reed, Robin Beck, James Christian)
Status Quo:Aquostic! Live at the Roundhouse (13) (live acoustic cd/dvd)
Steve Vai:Stillness In Motion - Vai Live in L.A. (7)

May:
Architects Of Chaoz:The League Of Shadows (29) (Paul Di’Anno)
Bonfire:Glorious (8)
Dennis Churchill Dries:I (29) (ex White Sister/Tattoo Rodeo) *
Helloween: My God-Given Right (29) *
Kamelot:Haven (8) *
Magnum:Escape From The Shadow Garden - Live 2014 (6) *
Quiet Riot:Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back (dvd) (19)
Ten:Isla De Muerta (20) *
The Circle:At Your Service (19) (live 2014) (sammy hagar,michael anthony,vic johnson & jason bonham)
Whitesnake: The Purple Album (15) (deep purple songs) *

June:
Beauvoir-Free:American Trash (5) (Jean Beauvoir & Micki Free) *
Delta Deep:Delta Deep (23) (feat:Phil Collen,Joe Elliott,David Coverdale)

House Of Lords:Indestructible (3) *
Neal Schon:Vortex (22)
Savatage:Return To Wacken (19) (collection)

July:
Asia:Axis XXX Live in San Francisco MMXII (3) (Live 2012-CD/DVD)
Gus G.:Brand New Revolution (24) (feat:Jeff Scott Soto,Elize Ryd,Mats Levén) *
Kelly Keeling:Mind Radio (3) *
Styx:Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas (24)
Symphony X:Underworld (24)
Talisman:Vaults (10) (2 cd collection of unreleased tracks) *
Yes: Like It Is – Yes At The Mesa Arts Center (3) (Live 2014-2 CD/DVD)

August:
Bon Jovi:Burning Bridges (21) *
Buckcherry:Rock N Roll (21) *
Chris Caffery:Your Heaven Is Real (21) *
Close Quarters:Always Alot,Never Little (19) *
Deep Purple:From The Setting Sun...In Wacken (28) (Live 2013 -2CD/DVD)
Deep Purple:...To The Rising Sun...In Tokyo (Live 2014 -2CD/DVD)
Kobra And The Lotus:Words Of The Prophets (28) (cover ep) *
Lynch Mob:Rebel (21) *
Mike Tramp:Nomad (28) *
Motörhead:Bad Magic (28)
Royal Hunt:Devil's Dozen (21) *

September:
Aerosmith:Rocks Donington 2014 (3) (2-cd/dvd) *
Blackmore's Night:All Our Yesterdays (18)
Hollywood Vampires:Hollywood Vampires (11) (feat:Alice Cooper,Joe Perry,Johnny Depp,Paul Mccartney) *
Iron Maiden:The Book Of Souls (4)
*
Kill Ritual:Karma Machine (18)
Operation Mindcrime: The Key (18) (feat:Geoff Tate,Rudy Sarzo,Simon Wright)
Ozone:Self Defence (25) (feat:Steve Overland)
Seven Witches:The Way Of The Wicked (18)
Ten:The Dragon And Saint George (4) (EP) *
The Lizards:Reptilicus Maximus (feat:Mike DiMeo,Bobby Rondinelli)
The Sweet:Action!The Ultimate Sweet Story (18) (3-dvd) *
The Sweet:Action!The Ultimate Sweet Story (18) (collection 2-cd feat 2 new songs)
Thundermother:Road Fever (4)
Ugly Kid Joe:Uglier Than They Used Ta Be (26)

October:
Billy Gibbons:Perfectimundo (23)
Bryan Adams:Get Up (16)
Circle II Circle:Reign Of Darknees (16)
*
Def Leppard:Def Leppard (30) *
Denner/Shermann:Satan's Tomb (EP) (2) (Michael Denner & Hank Shermann) *
Joel Hoekstra's 13: Dying To Live (16) (feat:Jeff Scott Soto,Russell Allen,Vinny Appice,Tony Franklin)
Masterplan:Keep Your Dream Alive (16) (live cd/dvd) *
Michael Monroe:Blackout States (16)
Nightwish:Endless Forms Most Beautiful (tour edition with dvd) (30)
Queensryche:Condition Human (2) *
Rod Stewart:Another Country (23)
Saxon:Battering Ram (16) *
Stryper:Fallen (16)
The Winery Dogs:Hot Streak (2)
*
Voodoo Hill:Waterfall (16) (feat:Dario Mollo & Glenn Hughes)
W.A.S.P. :Golgatha (2) *

November:
Anthrax:Spreading The Disease (20) (deluxe edition 2-cd)
Katana:The Greatest Victory (18) *
Magnus Karlsson's Free Fall:Kingdom Of Rock (6) (feat:Tony Harnell,Jorn lande,Joe lynn Turner,Tony Martin,Harry Hess & Rick Altzi)
Major Instinct:Roots & Wings (27) (feat:BJ Laneby of M.ill.ion) *
Manimal:Trapped In The Shadows (18) *
Maryann Cotton:Into Eternity (7)
Ritchie Blackmore:The Ritchie Blackmore Story (6) (2-dvd,2-cd) (feat Rainbow:Live in Tokyo 1984)
Scorpions:Taken By Force (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) (bonus dvd)
Scorpions:Tokyo Tapes (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) (2 cd)
Scorpions:Lovedrive (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) (bonus tracks+dvd)
Scorpions:Blackout (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) (bonus tracks+dvd) *
Scorpions:Animal Magnestism (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) bonus tracks)
Scorpions:Love At First Sting (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) (2cd+dvd)
Scorpions:World Wide Live (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) (2cd+dvd)
Scorpions:Savage Amusement (6) (Deluxe edition 50th anniversary) (5 bonus tracks+dvd) *
Trans-Siberian Orchestra:Letters From The Labyrinth (13) *

December:
Critical Solution:Sleepwalker (12) *
Europe:War Of Kings (4) (deluxe edition feat live dvd)
Harem Scarem:Live At The Phoenix (4) (2-cd/dvd) *
Khymera:The Grand Design (4) (feat:Dennis Ward)