- Music Reviews
- July 14, 2020
Brown Acid – The Tenth Trip (Riding Easy Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Only If You Look Up (TVT). Review by Matt Cibula.
Family Secrets (Smile). Review by Henry "Hank" McCoy.
Protection EP (Twenty Stone Blatt). Review by Brian Kruger.
It’s Not Hollywood (self-released). Review by Stein Haukland.
He’s done time with Frehley’s Comet, Cheap Trick, and Ted Nugent, yet Tod Howarth can’t get arrested. Stein Haukland talks with the pragmatic rocker about the business of music.
As Gail Worley herself might say, "It’s all about hangin’ out with rock stars." Gail hung out with plenty of rock stars this year, and here presents the 19 most memorable things they said to her.
Feeding The Gods (What Are). Review by Sean Slone.
Cowboys In Sweden (Parasol). Review by Terry Eagan.
For more than 25 years, Cheap Trick has been making irresistible power pop that has become permanently ingrained in the pop culture consciousness. Julio Diaz caught up with drummer Bun E. Carlos to discuss the band’s place in history, the secret to their longevity, and why they never attended Rock N’ Roll High School.
The evening of May 5, 2001, featuring Cheap Trick, Booker T. Jones, Lucinda Williams, The Wallflowers, and The Cult. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.
Silver (Cheap Trick Unlimited). Review by Julio Diaz.
Catch-All (Yep Roc). Review by Sean Slone.
Sun Bleached (Zip). Review by Brian Kruger.
Lesson Number One on how to have a great interview: Know your subject. Following that rule, Gail Worley plies the tongue of Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard with a six of Miller Lite, and lets the tape roll. We guarantee that the result is a GBV interview the likes of which you won’t find anywhere else!
Kitty in the Tree manage to sound instantly familiar and completely fresh all at the same time. How do they do it? Well, according to frontman Orion Simprini, they’re aliens! Ian Koss discusses time travel and the fine art of waiting tables with this incredible extra-terrestrial.
Music For Hangovers (Cheap Trick Unlimited, LLC). Review by James Mann
Interview by Brian Kruger
Event Review by Bing Futch
Cheap Trick (Epic/Legacy). Review by Kurt Channing