Monthly Archives: October 2018

Smokescreens ~ Used To Yesterday

  While the music is good, & the vocals are OK, the production on this is not quite good enough. It was hard to really listen to the music that I wanted to hear. This power pop band could really … Continue reading

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Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats ~ Wasteland

  This band is a good mixture of T.Rex & Alice Cooper. Vocalist, organist & guitarist for Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Kevin R. Starrs sounds similar to Marc Bolan, while the musicianship is so very good, & has a … Continue reading

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Anneke Van Giersbergan ~ Symphonized

  I don’t like this new album by Anneke Van Giersbergan…I LOVE IT! This album is just about perfect in every way. The main thing to note is there is NO BAND on this album. It is an orchestra. Residentie … Continue reading

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Lean ~ Years

This new album from the band named LEAN, reminds me of another band, that I like, from the 80’s/90’s. That band’s name is BREATHE. LEAN is a Alt/Pop/Rock duo using guitars, bass, & keyboards. The sound on this album is … Continue reading

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Various Artists ~ Pure Fire – A Tribute To Kiss

  If I haven’t told you before, I’ll tell you now, I’m NOT a KISS fan. However, this album DOES have some very good moments. One of those is the song “Love Gun” done by TOMMY SHAW (Styx), Steve Lukather … Continue reading

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Riverside ~ Wasteland

  I’m going to start this post off by saying this will be on my Best of 2018 list. As usual, this progressive band from Poland knows how to make great music. There are moments when the vocals don’t work … Continue reading

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Light Freedom Revival ~ Truthonomy

  I have mixed emotions about this album. I am a big progressive rock fan & I have always liked the work of both Billy Sherwood & Oliver Wakeman, but, I’m not sure that this album flows for me. The … Continue reading

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Ike Reilly ~ Crooked Love

  Ike Reilly starts off his new album called “Crooked Love” with a song titled “Living In The Wrong Time”, which has a Bob Dylan sound to it. As he goes through the album you hear songs about sex, love, … Continue reading

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Steve ‘n’ Seagulls ~ Grainsville

  The third release from Finland’s Steve ‘n’ Seagulls puts a new spin on classic rock & roll classics as well as a few original tracks. The spin is turning these classics into bluegrass versions instead of rock versions. The … Continue reading

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Uriah Heep ~ Living The Dream

  Uriah Heep…with that wonderful sound. Yes they’re back with their 25th release. While Bernie Shaw is no David Byron, he is the voice of Uriah Heep since 1986, and Uriah Heep still sound wonderful. Hearing Phil Lanzon on the … Continue reading

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