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BUXX - Knickers Down - Retrospect is very proud to announce the long-awaited December 2011 release of legendary New York melodic rockers / AORsters BUXX and their classic album "Knickers Down" which will include a few bonus tracks. All songs have been digitally remastered and sound incredible!! First time ever released on CD format!!
THE HERITAGE - After Electric Eels, guitarist Jerry Leal formed the blues-fueled melodic hard rock band The Heritage with Groundstar female vocalist/keyboardist Sharon Jordan. Not only are we re-issuing and remastering their 1991 album "Living...Standing...Burning" but 2 more albums worth of unreleased material!!
SPIKE OPERA - Another exciting addition to our RETROTHRASH label - Spike Opera were a fantastic Late 80's / Early 90's Thrash Metal band from Ohio. Both their albums will be getting their first CD release. Digitally Remastered.
ESSENCE - For fans of CINEMA, and top notch classy AOR, this is Cinema frontman Bruce Papa's (aka "Dartanyan") other 80's band. Fantastic material that has never seen the light of day!! This CD will certainly be put on wantlists worldwide....
FORTNOX – Fortnox (1982) – Retrospect will soon be remastering and re-issuing this melodic rock gem from 1982 featuring Rick Fowler (of Bombay).
KAOS “Concrete Jungle” (1992) – This great CD from Massachussetts quartet KAOS gets a long awaited CD re-issue. Undoubtedly one of the most obscure discs to find, this great band, featuring blazing guitar solo’s by Kevin Michaels, played a mix of melodic hard rock, AOR and 70’s pomp rock. Digitally remastered.
CHINA WATCH “THAT WAS THEN” - Melodic Pop/Rock/AOR band from Portland, Oregon have recently recorded many of their 80’s original songs. Featuring Portland mainstay guitarist / songwriter Rick Galarneau aka Ricky G.
ROSIE - The trios keep rolling into the Retrospect station and here we have yet another TRIO of releases that have never seen a cd release before. Rosie was a top Columbus, OH based band during the 80s and Retrospect will be releasing the following Melodic Hard Rock treasures..ROSIE (1981) , Precious Metal (1982) , and LIVE (1988). Many collectors have waited 20 years for these releases!
C.B.S. Three Guesses (1987) - During his tenure as lead vocalist of ROSIE , Carl Shelor recorded this solo album that has never previously been released. Definitely high quality Melodic Hard Rock.
SWITCH 'Contact Point' (1987) - Our first Kansas-based act. Switch recorded a 6-song EP back in the day before falling into obscurity. We found them and they are thrilled to bits that after 20 years these 6 songs will see a worldwide release. Melodic Hard Rock / AOR.
FOXY FOXY tba (1986-1993) - Retrospect is excited to release 2 albums of kick-ass hair metal from one of Kansas City's top Hard Rock acts!!
LEATHER TOYZ tba (1988-1991) - Featuring former members of Kansas City legends VYPER , this is a MUST for 80s Hair Metal fanatics. WOW!!
CUTTLASS tba - We have just been informed that Cuttlass has found another 10 unreleased tracks ready for release!! Stay tuned!
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