After Shave – Skin Deep LP (ROCK042-V-1)

After Shave Skin Deep LPAfter Shave – Skin Deep LP (ROCK042-V-1). Gatefold cover near exact vinyl reissue of top notch early 70s Swiss hard rock collectable record with a sound influenced by Cream, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and the usual suspects. They toured Europe in the early 70s and eventually recorded this debut album for the tiny Splendid label in 1972, which now commands big dollars on the rare record collector market. They have been featured in a few books, including The Hard Rock Anthology 1968-1980,  Encylopedie du Hard Rock des Seventies and the Hans Pokora books.

Track Listing:

  1. Skin Deep
  2. Him
  3. Paper Woman
  4. Ride, Ride, Ride
  5. Sweet Home
  6. Amsterdam in My Living Room
  7. Near The Sun
  8. Pink Rose
  9. Sunflower

After Shave – Strange Feeling CD (ROCK045-V-2)

After Shave – Strange Feeling CD. 2nd unreleased album form this Swiss hard rock group. While their first album was more in a heavy bluesy direction, this one steers more into a progressive rock zone with long tracks and extended guitar work. Excellent 70s progressive rock with an underestimated guitarist. Includes the epic side long title track with long spiraling guitar jam. On the Vintage label.

Track Listing:

1. Strange Feeling
[ a. Need a Helping Hand]
[ b. Forgive My Way]
[ c. Oh Tell Your Mama]
[ d. Night Time]
2. I Remember Now
3. Staying Home
4. Here in the Jungle
5. I See You Smiling Now
6. Skip the Race

After Shave – Skin Deep CD (ROCK011-V-2)

After Shave Skin Deep CDAfter Shave – Skin Deep CD. Official reissue of rare 1972 Swiss underground hard rock album featuring liner notes, photos and five bonus tracks! After Shave were a heavy trio formed in the late 60s and influenced by Cream, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and the usual suspects. They toured Europe in the early 70s and eventually recorded this debut album for the tiny Splendid label in 1972, which now commands big dollars on the rare record collector market. [Read more…]