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Reviews and Features For June 2021


Caught In The Act: John Corabi Unplugged In Indiana Live music is back! Rob caught John Corabi (Motley Crue, Dead Daisies, Scream) in the act for a special acoustic performance Avenue 912 in Griffith, IN. on June 4th. Check out his review and photos! Read the full John Corabi Unplugged In Indiana review

Sites and Sounds: Danny Zelisko Presents Returns with Full Concert Slate Music fans throughout the country are rejoicing at the return of live music and the Phoenix-based concert promoter Danny Zelisko Presents has announced an exciting roster of upcoming concerts Read the full Danny Zelisko Presents Returns with Full Concert Slate review

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Road Trip Season Is Almost Here Road trip season is almost here! Theres a ton of fun out there waiting to be had and here well be telling you about a few items that you might want to take with you Read the full Road Trip Season Is Almost Here review

Suzi Moon - Call the Shots It likely didnt seem like it at the time, but the late 2020 breakup of garage/punk/stoner female trio L.A. Machina was a blessing in disguise for Suzi Moon. Read the full Suzi Moon - Call the Shots review

Reviews and Features For May-April 2021


MorleyView: Dru Morley speaks with the Canadian king of R&B Dru about his brand new album "The Rebirth MMXX". Read the full Dru MorleyView

Travel News, Trips and Tips: A Namibia Trip That Really Rocks If youve been thinking about taking a safari in Namibia you already know that the nation is rich in scenery Read the full A Namibia Trip That Really Rocks review

3.2 - Third Impression Released under the name 3.2 to honor the longstanding collaboration between Keith Emerson, Robert Berry and Carl Palmer, Third Impression is in fact a Robert Berry solo album Read the full 3.2 - Third Impression review

Sites and Sounds: The Return of Festivals Theres good news for music fans! Festival organizers are going ahead with plans to bring live music back in a big way. Read the full The Return of Festivals review

Maia Sharp - Mercy Rising Sharps latest album begins with the title cut, a co-write with Mindy Smith where acoustic and electric guitar and strings combine for an ethereal sound Read the full Maia Sharp - Mercy Rising review

MorleyView: Sweet's Andy Scott Gene Simmons has been quoted as saying without Sweet, there would be no KISS. The influence and popularity of this enduring British band is massive. Morley spoke with Andy Scott about their new Isolation Boulevard release. Read the full Sweet's Andy Scott MorleyView

Neofelis Nebulosa - EP 1 Neofelis Nebulosa is a four-piece band from France and they describe their music as post-grunge. Read the full Neofilis Nebulosa - EP 1 review

The Aristocrats - FREEZE! Live in Europe 2020 Superlative musicianship abounds here and itll likely leave listeners craving a time when they can see the Aristocrats live. Read the full The Aristocrats - FREEZE! Live in Europe 2020 review

Mother's Day Gift Guide While mom most likely would be happy just to see you or get a phone call from you, its always nice to get her a little something on her special day. Here are a few gift ideas that should put a smile on moms face. Read the full Mother's Day Gift Guide review

boWsER - Whispers From the Wicker Man When you take hard rock, and mix in a touch of funk, you oftentimes come up with something truly special. Such is the case with boWsER Read the full boWsER - Whispers From the Wicker Man review

Reggae Party: Kash'd Out Spinning at the reggae party this time out is the new release from Floridas Kashd Out. It features acoustic reworkings of many Kashd Out fan favorites. Read the full Reggae Party: Kash'd Out review

Root 66: The Ladles - Springville Sessions Springville Sessions is the perfect accompaniment for a relaxed morning or eve as listeners are sure to be charmed as they enjoy this most natural of mood elevators Read the full The Ladles - Springville Sessions review

Elford, Davies and Baldini - The Real Story Our unusual modern times bring conjure up a wide range of emotions, and Elford, Davies and Baldini bring out many of these feelings beautifully with The Real Story. Read the full Elford, Davies and Baldini - The Real Story review

On The Record: UB40 - Signing Off (40th Anniversary Edition) Our spotlight on vinyl listens to a reissue of UB40s very first album. The title Signing Off sounds more fitting for a bands final effort than it does for a debut Read the full UB40 - Signing Off (40th Anniversary Edition) review

Live: Joe Bonamassa - Austin City Limits Live Joe Bonamassa wasnt fooling on April 1, he was at the vaunted Austin, Texas venue Austin City Limits Live to perform a 14-song set Read the full Joe Bonamassa - Austin City Limits Live review

Rock Reads: Destined to Die Young Unless you are a medical professional chances are youve never heard of Alpha-1. Hard to diagnose, the disease can cut a persons expected lifespan in half. And Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n Roll, was a carrier of the disease Read the full Rock Reads: Destined to Die Young review

The Blues: Dulcie Taylor- Will Porter and More We listen to a great multiple artist collaboration, a reissue from Will Porter, an EP of reimagined tracks from Dulcie Taylor and a rerelease from Steve Strongman. Read the full Dulcie Taylor- Will Porter and More review

Badfinger - No Matter What: Revisiting the Hits Even the most casual of fans will know many of the songs that Badfinger and friends remake here, including all of the above-named hits. Read the full Badfinger - No Matter What: Revisiting the Hits review

National Beer Day Gift Guide April 7 is National Beer Day and beer drinkers across the country will be celebrating with, what else, a nice cold beer or two. Read the full National Beer Day Gift Guide review

Battle of the Band: Black Sabbath Two of the Black Sabbath albums featuring Ronnie James Dio on vocals have been reissued and each contains rarities and previously-unreleased material. Well tell you all about it as the two titles battle it out! Read the full Battle of the Band: Black Sabbath review

Easter Gift Guide Here are some ideas for goodies for the adult folk, and everything is something that the recipient can drink or eat. Read the full Easter Gift Guide review

Reviews and Features For March 2021


Eric Anders and Mark O'Bitz - Sirens Go By Sirens Go By is the second installment in a four-part Anders/OBitz collection referred to as music in the time of coronavirus. Read the full Eric Anders and Mark O'Bitz - Sirens Go By review

On The Record: Pirates Press Records Edition We spin two new vinyl releases from Pirates Press Records, an EP from 45 Adapters and a full-length LP from Antagonizers ATL. Read the full Pirates Press Records Edition review

Eric Anders and Mark O'Bitz - Sirens Go By Sirens Go By is the second installment in a four-part Anders/OBitz collection referred to as music in the time of coronavirus. Read the full Eric Anders and Mark O'Bitz - Sirens Go By review

Saxon - Inspirations There comes a time when bands thatve had a lengthy career want to put out a record that shows their influences and that time has come for long-running English band Saxon Read the full Saxon - Inspirations review

5 Star: Delta Rae - Coming Home To Carolina So I went to a concert the other night and a gospel prayer service broke out. OK, it wasnt really a concert, it was a live DVD by the band Delta Rae. Read the full Delta Rae - Coming Home To Carolina review

Ten Years After - A Sting in the Tale (Deluxe Edition) It has been eight years since the passing of Alvin Lee, the singer and guitarist that fronted British blues rock band Ten Years After during their heyday Read the full Ten Years After - A Sting in the Tale (Deluxe Edition) review

Apache Rose - Attention! Apache Rose, a 90s rock loving, Moscow-based band, certainly has our rapt attention with its appropriately titled Attention! album Read the full Apache Rose - Attention! review

Quick Flicks: Long Live Rock...Celebrate the Chaos Rock is dead? Hard rock and metal are alive and kicking and that subject is explored in the new documentary film from John McHugh, Long Live Rock...Celebrate the Chaos. Read the full Long Live Rock...Celebrate the Chaos review

Passport: Transglobal Underground and our European Friends - A Gathering of Strangers 2021 We listen to a reimagined version of the 2010 release by Transglobal Underground, A Gathering of Strangers. Read the full Transglobal Underground and our European Friends - A Gathering of Strangers 2021 review

Duran Duran - 1979 Demos Part 2 This is the original version of Duran Duran with John Taylor, Roger Taylor and Nick Rhodes but featuring original singer Andy Wickett. Read the full Duran Duran - 1979 Demos Part 2 review

Quick Flicks: Pink Floyd - Delicate Sound of Thunder A classic Pink Floyd film has been updated to todays standards and is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. Read the full Pink Floyd - Delicate Sound of Thunder review

Root 66: 3 Pairs of Boots- Rodney Rice- The Burnt Pines We listen to the best of recent Americana and roots music releases, including the sophomore release from the San Francisco-based duo, 3 Pairs of Boots. Read the full 3 Pairs of Boots- Rodney Rice- The Burnt Pines review

MorleyView: 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold 3 Doors Down are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their blockbuster debut album "The Better Life" and Morley caught up with Brad Arnold to talk about the record and a lot more! Read the full 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold MorleyView

Reviews and Features For February 2021


Battle of the Band: Dio Dio fans rejoice! Two long out of print live releases from the beloved rocker battle it out here: Evil or Divine: Live in New York City and Holy Diver: Live. Read the full Battle of the Band: Dio review

On The Record: Frankie Goes to Hollywood Frankie Goes to Hollywood made quite a splash in the 80s even though they only released two studio albums and a greatest hits collection. All three are once again available on vinyl. Read the full Frankie Goes to Hollywood review

Tash Sultana - Terra Firma Each of these songs are little gems, as are all the other cuts on Terra Firma. Whether shes waxing mystical or being more forthcoming, Sultanas art here is striking. Read the full Tash Sultana - Terra Firma review

Tommy Bolin - Shake the Devil: The Lost Sessions When guitarist Tommy Bolin, 25-years-old, died of a heroin overdose in 1976 he left behind an impressive body of work for someone so young. Read the full Tommy Bolin - Shake the Devil: The Lost Sessions review

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Camping Edition Here we tell you about a few cool and useful items that you may like to have with you when you set out to hike and camp. Read the full Camping Edition review

Valentine's Day Gift Guide These are fun items that you can get your Valentine as a little something extra. Thats a good way to ensure that you (wink, wink) get a little something extra too! Read the full Valentine's Day Gift Guide review

Rock Reads: All Exce$$ - Occupation: Concert Promoter By Danny Zelisko For nearly 50-years, concert promoter Danny Zelisko has been presenting shows in metropolitan Phoenix and Tucson Read the full Rock Reads: All Exce$$ - Occupation: Concert Promoter By Danny Zelisko review

Quick Flicks: Roger Waters - Us + Them In 2017 and 2018 former Pink Floyd main man Roger Waters toured the planet, performing his Us + Them show 156 times before a total of 2.3 million fans Read the full Roger Waters - Us + Them review

Reviews and Features For January 2021


Paul Maged- Culture War In an actual culture war, nearly everybody loses. However, the quality music contained on Paul Mageds Culture War album is a conspicuously clear winner. Read the full Paul Maged- Culture War review

Tamar Aphek - All Bets Are Off Listeners, especially those who like a good dose of the outre in their music, will find All Bets Are Off to be an enchanting surprise. Read the full Tamar Aphek - All Bets Are Off review

Countless Thousands - And the Triumph of Justice The group counts Against Me! as a musical influence, and the acts singer is sometimes a dead ringer for Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! Read the full Countless Thousands - And the Triumph of Justice review

Sites and Sounds: Moon Crush Socially-Distanced Music Experience A getaway featuring four days of live music performed beachside in the warm Florida sun sounds pretty good right about now. Read the full Moon Crush Socially-Distanced Music Experience review

On The Record: Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets - Live at the Roundhouse Fans of early Pink Floyd will absolutely adore this 2-LP live set from Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and his band Saucerful of Secrets Read the full Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets - Live at the Roundhouse review

Paul McCartney - McCartney III While many may think of any of McCartneys albums beyond his work with the Beatles and Wings as solo albums, McCartney III is actually, as the title indicates, only Maccas third true solo album Read the full Paul McCartney - McCartney III review

Quick Flicks: Joe Bonamassa - Guitar Man The new documentary film Guitar Man tells the story so far of the super-hot guitar slinger Joe Bonamassa. Read the full Joe Bonamassa - Guitar Man review

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Travevel This time out we tell you about a new social media network where travelers can connect with each other and share their photographs and videos. Read the full Travevel review

MorleyView: Maria Vidal (Desmond Child and Rouge) Besides her own solo smash single "Body Rock", her vocals have graced records by Aerosmith, Belinda Carlisle, Alice Cooper, Stevie Nicks, Cat Stevens, Lana Del Rey and many more. Read the full Maria Vidal (Desmond Child and Rouge) MorleyView

Reviews and Features For December/November 2020


RockPile: Aussie Edition Gday mate! This special edition of RockPile listens to recent releases by artists from Australia. The genres here are as disparate as the vast Australian landscape Read the full Aussie Edition review

Firefall - Comet Its been more than 20-years since Firefall released a new album and just hearing the bands name will likely have fans doing some reminiscing as they flash back to the bands 70s heyday Read the full Firefall - Comet review

Santa's Jukebox: Santa's Mixtape Edition Santa needs to be quiet as he flies from rooftop to rooftop but that doesnt mean that he wont be jamming tunes as he makes his rounds. Read the full Santa's Mixtape Edition review

Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers Edition Weve chosen to make our last Holiday Gift Guide of the season a Stocking Stuffers edition and weve taken the term literally Read the full Stocking Stuffers Edition review

Santa's Jukebox: Calexico- Rick Wakeman- More Ever wonder what kind of music Santa blasts in the sleigh while hes out delivering toys? Well this year you can bet it will be some of the titles we review here Read the full Calexico- Rick Wakeman- More review

MorleyView: Desmond Child Most people know Desmond Child as the mastermind songwriter behind mega-hits like "Livin' On a Prayer", "You Give Love a Bad Name", "I Was Made For Lovin' You", "Livin' la Vida Loca" and many, many more Read the full Desmond Child MorleyView

Holiday Gift Guide: Travel Edition -Joe Bonamassa's Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea II- more Music fans will love the fresh information we have here for an upcoming music cruise in Europe, and we have gift suggestions for book lovers that like to cook Read the full Travel Edition -Joe Bonamassa's Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea II- more review

Holiday Gift Guide: Food & Drink Edition The holidays are known to be a time of great indulgence in food and drink. So here we have some gift ideas to get the party started: a purse that secretly holds wine, books to tempt your palate and other goodies. Read the full Food & Drink Edition review

Holiday Gift Guide: Rock T-Shirts and more Here are more gift ideas for you, including very cool rock T-shirts and one wild, psychedelic chair! Read the full Rock T-Shirts and more review

Santa's Jukebox: Vinyl Edition (Elvis, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers and more) Every year Legacy Records digs deep into their archives to rerelease on vinyl some of the most-cherished holiday albums of all time, and this year is no exception. Read the full Vinyl Edition (Elvis, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers and more) review

Melody Makers: ASHBA: From Guns N' Roses To EDM As the world went silent March 2020, little did we all know the musical genius of DJ ASHBA was already hunkered down in his Vegas home studio creating wildly new innovative music Read the full ASHBA: From Guns N' Roses To EDM review

Santa's Jukebox: A Gulf Coast Christmas And More Oh yes, Santa loves his music! Here are some of his favorites this year to help you get in the holiday mood. Read the full A Gulf Coast Christmas And More review

Holiday Gift Guide: Box Sets: Rock (Motorhead, Uriah Heep, Iggy And The Stooges, More) Its going to be a rocking holiday season for fans who are lucky enough to receive one or more of these box sets from their very considerate friend or family member! Read the full Box Sets: Rock (Motorhead, Uriah Heep, Iggy And The Stooges, More) review

Holiday Gift Guide: Box Sets: Pop, Country, Soul Record labels make sure that there are lots of great box set collections available for holiday gift giving. Here are some of our favorite titles now on offer. Read the full Box Sets: Pop, Country, Soul review

The Champs Featuring Dave Burgess - Tequila Party There are lots of fun party songs but none of them create as much excitement and guaranteed listener participation as Tequila, the late 1950s hit single Read the full The Champs Featuring Dave Burgess - Tequila Party review

Holiday Gift Guide: Fun & Games Edition Here are gift ideas for those who like to have fun on a scooter and for those who like to settle in and take the challenge of playing a new game Read the full Fun & Games Edition review

On The Record: Holiday Gift Guide Edition - Hendrix, Elvis and Prince Theres lots of new vinyl out in time for holiday gift giving, and here we tell you about titles from Jimi Hendrix and Elvis Presley as well as three titles from His Royal Purpleness, Prince Read the full Holiday Gift Guide Edition - Hendrix, Elvis and Prince review

Holiday Gift Guide: AC/DC, Jerry Garcia, Ready Steady Go This edition of our Holiday Gift Guide features very cool items for the music-loving friend or family member on your list. Read the full AC/DC, Jerry Garcia, Ready Set Go review

Yes - The Royal Affair Tour: Live from Las Vegas There is no dispute that English rock band Yes are the godfathers of prog rock, and in 2019 the band celebrated their longevity by putting together The Royal Affair Tour Read the full Yes - The Royal Affair Tour: Live from Las Vegas review

MorleyView: Judas Priest's Rob Halford Heavy metal is full of superstars and true characters that rise above the pack but none stands taller than Rob Halford. Morley spoke to him about his new autobiography Read the full Judas Priest's Rob Halford MorleyView

Sites and Sounds: 12 Days of the Beatles Youve heard of the 12 Days of Christmas, but do you know about the 12 Days of the Beatles? Read the full 12 Days of the Beatles review

Sites and Sounds: Ragas Live Festival 2020 Touring and live music events remain on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic but many promoters are finding a way to present quality live music online. Read the full Ragas Live Festival 2020 review

Quick Flicks: Bay Area Godfathers This film directed by Bob Nalbandian tells the story of how the San Francisco Bay Area metal scene coalesced and flourished in its early days Read the full Bay Area Godfathers review

Sites and Sounds: Finland's Tuska Utopia Tuska Utopia is a 3-episode series of rock concerts, each of which will take place at a very scenic spot in Finland. Read the full Finland's Tuska Utopia review

5 Star: Professor and the Madman - Seance How in the world does a band produce an album this good? Since the album is called Seance, is the band perhaps getting a little help from the other side? Read the full Professor and the Madman - Seance review

MorleyView: Noush Skaugen Although the year is not done yet, Morley can safely predict that this 5 star winner is by far his favorite record of 2020. Read on to find out what Noush tells him about what went into making it. Read the full Noush Skaugen MorleyView

Joe Bonamassa - Royal Tea Bonamassas new album is called Royal Tea for a couple of reasons, he was inspired by how Britains Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit the royal life, and he also fulfilled a long-held desire to record in Londons famed Abbey Road Read the full Joe Bonamassa - Royal Tea review

On The Record: Happy 5th Anniversary Vinyl Moon Records! As one of the most exciting record labels on the planet, Vinyl Moon Records has been creating fun for vinyl lovers for five years now. Read the full Happy 5th Anniversary Vinyl Moon Records! review

Reviews and Features For October 2020


Quick Flicks: Beyond Barricades: The Story of Anti-Flag With more than 20-years of band history to cover, the documentarys director Jon Nix had his work cut out for him. Telling the story in their own words are each band member along with friends and associates Read the full Beyond Barricades: The Story of Anti-Flag review

3000AD - The Void Compared to acts like Slayer and Sepultura, The Void is described as an album that takes the listener on a journey through a bleak dystopian future. Read the full 3000AD - The Void review

Root 66: Bonnie Whitmore - Last Will & Testament Last Will & Testament teeters delightfully on the edge of folkie singer/songwriter and pop and will likely find lots of fans of each genre. Read the full Bonnie Whitmore - Last Will & Testament review

5-Star: Blue Oyster Cult - The Symbol Remains With The Symbol Remains, Blue Oyster Cult has set the bar incredibly high for classic rock bands that think they can still cut the mustard. Read the full 5-Star: Blue Oyster Cult - The Symbol Remains review

Root 66: Rachel Brooke - The Loneliness in Me Rachel Brooke is on the fast track to becoming the latest Americana darling, which is a bit ironic considering that she eschews fads Read the full Rachel Brooke - The Loneliness in Me review

Battle of the Band: The Allman Brothers Band Two live recordings from the Allman Brothers Band battle it out, one of which features Duane Allman. Read the full Battle of the Band: The Allman Brothers Band review

Joe Bouchard - Strange Legends Fans of Joe will no doubt be hailing this as his strongest work yet and newcomers would find no better place than this to get familiar with his massive talent. Read the full Joe Bouchard - Strange Legends review

Hot In The City: Concerts in Your Car There are still two ways to enjoy live music: you can catch bands and individual artists performing virtually online, or attend a Concert in Your Car. Read the full Concerts in Your Car review

Quick Flicks: Queen + Adam Lambert - Live Around the World (DVD + CD, Blu-ray + CD) This film is a great keepsake for those who were at any of the shows, and a real treat for fans who thought they missed out. Read the full Queen + Adam Lambert - Live Around the World (DVD + CD, Blu-ray + CD) review

Rock Reads: America's First Female Serial Killer Toppans story is getting around these days, she even got a shout-out from an ambitious (fictional) fellow female psycho in a recent Lifetime movie. Read the full Rock Reads: America's First Female Serial Killer review

Think Pink! (For Breast Cancer Awareness Month) October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and by now youve probably seen lots of people wearing pink ribbons and other pink items to draw attention to the fight against breast cancer. Read the full Think Pink! (For Breast Cancer Awareness Month) review

Root 66: Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt- More For this edition of Root 66 Kevin takes a listen to new releases from Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt, Pete Kronowitt, John Pops Dennie and Tom Sless Read the full Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt- More review

Remembering Eddie Van Halen antiMusic's Anthony Kuzminski shares his reflections with the passing of music legend Eddie Van Halen. Read the full Remembering Eddie Van Halen review

David Clayton-Thomas - Say Somethin' Clayton-Thomas had great success with Blood Sweat & Tears in the late 60s. While many fans may have forgotten about him, the star has continued to put out solo albums Read the full David Clayton-Thomas - Say Somethin' review

Root 66: Gasoline Lollipops- Cary Morin- Fireside Collective- Heathcote Hill For this edition of Root 66 Kevin Wierzbicki takes a listen to new releases from Gasoline Lollipops, Cary Morin, Fireside Collective, and Heathcote Hill Read the full Gasoline Lollipops- Cary Morin- Fireside Collective- Heathcote Hill review

Reviews and Features For September 2020


Stray Cats - Rocked This Town: From LA to London As the album title indicates, the generous 23-track set presented here was recorded at various stops along the tour route. Read the full Stray Cats - Rocked This Town: From LA to London review

Reggae Party: A Reggae Session- Wailing Souls- The Skints Our Reggae Party begins with a look at a star-stacked film from 32-years ago, featuring Toots Hibbert and many others. Read the full Reggae Party: A Reggae Session- Wailing Souls- The Skints review

The Blues: William Shatner - The Blues Every time Shatner puts out an Album he focuses on a different genre and on this, his eighth music release, he delves into the blues, a music that has been dear to him for much of his Read the full William Shatner - The Blues review

Dokken - The Lost Songs 1978-1981 Maybe not for everyone, but ardent fans and Dokken completists will not be disappointed. Read the full Dokken - The Lost Songs 1978-1981 review

MorleyView: Black Rose Maze You know those delightful moments when a record comes out of nowhere and hijacks your ears? That's what happened to me recently with the debut record from Black Rose Maze. Read the full Black Rose Maze MorleyView

Headcat 13 - Headcat 13 Rockabilly fans likely remember The Head Cat, a trio that featured Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead, Slim Jim Phantom of the Stray Cats, and rockabilly mainstay Danny B. Harvey Read the full Headcat 13 - Headcat 13 review

Battle of the Band: Fernando Perdomo This time out we feature three releases from prog guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Fernando Perdomo. Read the full Battle of the Band: Fernando Perdomo review

Travel News, Trips and Tips: 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Should your travels take you to Alabama, heres how to find some of the states most interesting eats. Read the full 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama review

Powerman 5000 - The Noble Rot Powerman 5000 singer Spider One has stated that he may have channeled Peter Murphy with his vocals on this album, and that is evident from the efforts first track Read the full Powerman 5000 - The Noble Rot review

Quick Flicks: The Center of Nowhere (The Spirit and Sounds of Springfield, Missouri) If youve ever passed through the small city of Springfield, Missouri, on historic Route 66 or otherwise, you probably didnt give any thought to the bergs music history. Read the full The Center of Nowhere (The Spirit and Sounds of Springfield, Missouri) review

MorleyView: Cristian Machado (ex-Ill Nino) Morley speaks to former Ill Nino singer Cristian Machado about his forthcoming acoustic album "Hollywood y Sycamore" and a lot more! Read the full Cristian Machado (ex-Ill Nino) MorleyView

Savoy Brown - Ain't Done Yet Still going strong after 55-years and more than 40 albums and with founding member Kim Simmonds on board on guitar and vocals, it is right on the mark for this record to be titled Aint Done Yet. Read the full Savoy Brown - Ain't Done Yet review

The Georgia Thunderbolts - The Georgia Thunderbolts EP One listen to the slide guitar and harmony vocal filled Southern rock of opening cut Looking for an Old Friend and Skynyrd fans will be hooked Read the full The Georgia Thunderbolts - The Georgia Thunderbolts EP review

RockPile: Neal Smith, Shadow & the Thrill, Limousine Beach and Vicious Rooster For this edition of Rock Pile, Kevin Wierzbicki takes a listen to new releases from Alice Cooper legend Neal Smith, Shadow & the Thrill (Great White), Limousine Beach and Vicious Rooster Read the full Neal Smith, Shadow & the Thrill, Limousine Beach and Vicious Rooster review

Reviews and Features For August 2020


Ozzy Osborne Was The Monster Under My Bed Like the record cover images, I see moments with Ozzy as snapshots of growing up. Read the full Ozzy Osborne Was The Monster Under My Bed review

Jack Russell's Great White ? Once Bitten Acoustic Bytes This album features new recordings but it has the band looking back to 1987 as they revisit their smash hit album Once Bitten. Read the full Jack Russell's Great White ? Once Bitten Acoustic Bytes review

MorleyView: Deep Purple's Roger Glover Is it possible for a band that has been around for more than 50 years to put out what is potentially their best album at this stage of their career? It is if you're talking about Deep Purple. Read the full Deep Purple's Roger Glover MorleyView

Laura Wilde - Charmed + Dangerous While Wilde is definitely a guitar goddess (think Lita Ford) this album shows how well-rounded her talents are Read the full Laura Wilde - Charmed + Dangerous review

RSC - Shadow Lady You must love how RSC describes its music as unapologetically old school rock/metal. If you love the old school stuff , there is never any need to apologize. Read the full RSC - Shadow Lady review

On The Record: Hall & Oates, Triumph, Daniel Johnston, and Social Distortion Our spotlight on vinyl spins recent releases from Hall & Oates, Triumph, Daniel Johnston, and Social Distortion. Read the full Hall & Oates, Triumph, Daniel Johnston, and Social Distortion review

Sonic Fuel - I Will Rise Sonic Fuel is an apt name for a rock band. Yes, its sonic because its sound. However, whenever its done the right way, it burns - like fuel. Read the full Sonic Fuel - I Will Rise review

Sites and Sounds: Slaughterhouse 5 Opera Set For September Premiere Fans of the late American author Kurt Vonnegut have a special reason to travel to Dresden, Germany this fall Read the full Slaughterhouse 5 Opera Set For September Premiere review

Sites and Sounds: Texas Country At Sea The dates for the inaugural Rock the Coast Texas Country at Sea cruise have been announced! Read the full Texas Country At Sea review




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