Tag: CD Reviews

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CD Review: Toto, “Toto XIV”

A record born of obligation turns into a career-defining effort....

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CD Review: No More Pain, “The Post-Human Condition”

Justification for the validity of the album format has arrived...from New Jersey....

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2014 Music Wrap-Up, Lest We Forget

Before this year closes, here are some more releases we should talk about......

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Aerial, “Why Don’t They Teach Heartbreak at School?”

The cover is very pink, but don't let that fool you......

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CD Review: Enchant, “The Great Divide”

After an 11-year hiatus, Enchant return with "The Great Divide"...

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CD Reviews: Dream Theater; Fates Warning, “Darkness In A Different Light”

Sometimes "more" equals brilliance. Sometimes more is only more....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Heavy Blinkers, “Health”

Following the releases of new albums by David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine and Justin Timberlake, 2013 might go down as the year of the...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Orval Carlos Sibelius, “Super Forma”

At a time when albums are teased, hyped, leaked, dissected, discarded and re-evaluated before they are even officially released, it has...

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CD Review: Alice In Chains, “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here”

Does the new AIC stand up to a nearly-two-decade legacy?...

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CD Review: Kenny Vance and the Planotones, “Acapella”

Kenny Vance and the Planotones showcase their amazing group vocal harmonies once again on their 2013 album Acapella....

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Herb Alpert, “Fandango”

Was "Fandango" Herb Alpert's last great album?...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Rage Against the Machine, “Rage Against the Machine XX”

Trying to listen to a classic, groundbreaking album like Rage Against the Machine with fresh ears two decades after its release can often...

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: The Year’s Best Metal

Dave Steed presents his top 10 metal albums of 2012....

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November In Metal, Part III: Anaal Nathrakh, Isis, Kylesa and Nidingr

Isis and Kylesa dip into the vaults while the insanity continues with my favorite band, Anaal Nathrakh....

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Looking for America: The Best Recent Americana Releases

"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...

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Metal Monday Volume 97 (11.19.12)

Another Cavalera with metal chops, Max's step son Richie prepares the sophomore release from Incite!...

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Spin Cycle: Mike Doughty, The Flip is Another Honey

The Flip is Another Honey is less a "covers album" than "another Mike Doughty album"....

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Spin Cycle: Crystal Castles, III

Does "III" meet electronic act Crystal Castles' high standards? ...

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Spin Cycle: Soundgarden, King Animal

After a lengthy break, do rock titans Soundgarden come roaring back with their new album, "King Animal?" Check out our review....

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Spin Cycle: Ne-Yo, R.E.D.

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....

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Spin Cycle: Aerosmith, Music From Another Dimension

Aerosmith returns after a decade-long hiatus with "Music From Another Dimension." Do the Boston bad boys still have the goods?...

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Spin Cycle, Christina Aguilera Lotus

Damn, Christina. Why are you so damn defensive? She’s a Grammy winning bombshell with a shelf full of Grammy Awards and platinum...

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Spin Cycle: Matthew Ryan, In The Dusk Of Everything

Singer/songwriter Matthew Ryan delivers another outstanding album of confessional music with his latest, "In The Dusk Of Everything." Check...

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Metal Monday Volume 96 (11.12.12)

It’s almost impossible for the deftones to make a bad album at this stage of their almost 20-year recorded career. However,...

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Spin Cycle: Shiny Toy Guns III

Reunited and it feels so good, Shiny Toy Guns are back with their third album, III. See what we have to say!...

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Spin Cycle: Macy Gray Talking Book

Because Macy Gray covering Stevie Wonder was *such* a good idea....

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November In Metal, Part II: Jimi Jamison and Issa

Frontier records unleashes the fantastic new solo disc from Survivor's Jimi Jamison as well an album of obscure '80s AOR covers by Issa!...

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Metal Monday Volume 95 (11.5.12)

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...

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Spin Cycle: The Coup, Sorry to Bother You

Boots Riley is just as pissed off as ever on "Sorry to Bother You". Check out our review....