Top 10 Songs of UFO – the Schenker Years!

RockmusicRaider Editorial - UFO - Collection Schenker Years

The Schenker years. One of the most illustrious and – I daresay – productive segments of UFO‘s 50 some years or so of existence. It is a fact that this period did produce many of the major hits this underrated band produced over time. Trademark Hard Rock and fledgling Metal, or straight rock’n’roll continued to spew forward as the band accelerated out to space and went for stardom.

UFO inevitably created many sometimes iconic tracks in the process, 10 of which we have ranked for you. Now, fire up that playlist and let her rip.

Let’s begin!


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Top 10 Songs of Uriah Heep!

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From time to time we like to reach backward, way into the past. To those days when rock was a hot item and metal slowly appeared on the scene.

Uriah Heep surely is one of these bands that shaped the future of rock and – to an extent – the emergence of metal. They truly were a staple of the ’70s and ’80s and still go strong to this day. 

And it’s funny, ain’t it? Today’s progressive bands – rock or metal – generate a ton of interest. Mainly because they’re outside of the proverbial box and exude that odor … [...] Click to raid more!

Uriah Heep – Firefly (1977) – Review

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Towards the end of the ’70s, Uriah Heep lost their compass somewhat after their fulminant successes during the earlier years. Demons and Wizards, The Magician’s Birthday or again Salisbury, all of them great records, were already behind them.

In between the band produced a bunch of somewhat unfocused and seemingly hastily assembled records that frankly pulled the overall quality of the offering down. And this tendency accelerated as the first decade of their career slowly came to an end.

Uriah Heep also had that knack to produce one or two hits in those aforementioned otherwise unremarkable albums. A [...] Click to raid more!

UFO – Review Series – Schenker Years

RockmusicRaider Editorial - UFO - Collection Schenker Years

If there is one underrated band in the long history of rock and metal, then it is the British band UFO. Founded in 1968 by Phil Mogg, UFO proved to be one of the forerunners of the Hard Rock and Metal multiverse that we enjoy today. They have today some 22 studio albums under their belt, with an added score of live records and other versions to boot. UFO‘s latest album reached our shores in 2017, no less. Still going strong after some 50 years of service.

Yet, reports tell us that Phil Mogg plans to retire [...] Click to raid more!