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Does the new AIC stand up to a nearly-two-decade legacy?
Kenny Vance and the Planotones showcase their amazing group vocal harmonies once again on their 2013 album Acapella.
Was Fandango Herb Alpert’s last great album?
Dave Steed presents his top 10 metal albums of 2012.
Isis and Kylesa dip into the vaults while the insanity continues with my favorite band, Anaal Nathrakh.
“Americana” is all the rage right now, and Dennis takes a look at a few of the best releases (including the latest album from Drive By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood) to come from the genre these last few months.
Another Cavalera with metal chops, Max’s step son Richie prepares the sophomore release from Incite!
The Flip is Another Honey is less a “covers album” than “another Mike Doughty album”.
Does “III” meet electronic act Crystal Castles’ high standards?
After a lengthy break, do rock titans Soundgarden come roaring back with their new album, “King Animal?” Check out our review.
Singer/songwriter Ne-Yo’s fifth album, “R.E.D.” is another chapter in the career of one of modern pop music’s finest talents.
Aerosmith returns after a decade-long hiatus with “Music From Another Dimension.” Do the Boston bad boys still have the goods?
Damn, Christina. Why are you so damn defensive? She’s a Grammy winning bombshell with a shelf full of Grammy Awards and platinum albums. Rolling Stone named her one of the 100 greatest vocalists of all time before she turned 30. She has a cus…
Singer/songwriter Matthew Ryan delivers another outstanding album of confessional music with his latest, “In The Dusk Of Everything.” Check out our review.
It’s almost impossible for the deftones to make a bad album at this stage of their almost 20-year recorded career. However, it’s not impossible for them to continually raise the bar in heaviness with each album. On the bands seventh alb…
Reunited and it feels so good, Shiny Toy Guns are back with their third album, III. See what we have to say!
Because Macy Gray covering Stevie Wonder was *such* a good idea.
Frontier records unleashes the fantastic new solo disc from Survivor’s Jimi Jamison as well an album of obscure ’80s AOR covers by Issa!
Five songs is all it takes for one to completely fall under the spell of North Carolina’s Irata. On their latest EP, produced by Kylesa’s Phillip Cope, the duo masterfully create a sonic maelstrom of tribal beats and intricate riffs tha…
Boots Riley is just as pissed off as ever on “Sorry to Bother You”. Check out our review.
November brings some goth courtesy of Tiamat, while Doro continues to kick some ass!
Former teen queen Brandy makes a case for adult relevance with her sixth album, “Two Eleven.”
The patron saint of heartbroken tweens returns with – comparatively – her most adult album yet, “Red”. Popblerd has the review!
I don’t have a lot of regrets in my life but one of them is missing the last show that Isis played in Boston due to unforeseen circumstances. Regardless, I still love the band to this day and wear my Isis/Pelican/Tombs limited edition Shirts …
Germ unleashes an oddball album this week, while AOR masters Ten give us their yep…. tenth album.
Mike Skinner. The Streets. Rob Harvey. The Music. Together=The D.O.T.