The legendary REO Speedwagon joined forces with Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander to converge on Melbourne, FL’s King Center and deliver a true blue rock and roll spectacle of epic proportions.
Hyde Park Live (Promotone B.V.) Review by James Mann.
Rembrandt X (Records to Russia). Review by Julius Lacking.
The early life of country music’s renegade hero Gram Parsons is brought to life in Bob Kealing’s wonderful Calling Me Home.
May Terry drinks a glass of musical moonshine served up by roots rock band The Hollows, way up North at Brooklyn Bowl.
Live at the Roseland Ballroom, NYC (Eagle Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Locked Down ( Nonesuch Records). Review by James Mann.
A riveting and rare glimpse of rock’s original glam-punk junkies, onstage and behind the scenes during their short-lived glory days.
Some Girls: Deluxe Edition (Universal Music Group). Review by Sean Slone.
Seeds We Sow (Mind Kit Records). Review by Sean Slone.
Scandinavian Nights, in Concert 1970-1972, Live in London, and MK III: The Final Concerts (Eagle Rock Entertainment). Review by Al Pergande.
The Singles (1971-2006) (Hip-O Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
A creative genius, cultural icon, guitar hero, all of that and more. Keith Richards’s Life is as compelling as its subject.
Medicine Show (Water ). Review by James Mann.
Scott Adams thinks Mick Taylor gets the shaft in this overview of The Rolling Stones’ career from 1969 to 1974.
Courtney Love has resurrected Hole, in a way, and set out on a tour that has quickly become the must-see beautiful disaster of the summer. Jen Cray caught the uneven Orlando show.
The Complete Columbia Singles (Collectors’ Choice). Review by Steve Stav.
Shame, Shame (Anti-). Review by Sean Slone.
It’s doubtful The Rolling Stones are aware this thing exists. James Mann wishes he could say the same. If it’s only rock ‘n’ roll, why can’t I hear it?
An Introduction to Bill Bruford’s Winterfold Records (Winterfold). Review by Carl F Gauze.
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