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Album Reviews

Album review: CD REVIEW: WHITESNAKE – The Purple Album

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: May 19, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur David Coverdale may have driven the Whitesnake train to the top of the charts, but his debut and breakout came courtesy of Deep Purple, when he was the lead vocalist during what is known as the Mach III and Mach IV stages. […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: THE SIXXIS – Hollow Shrine

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: Glassville Records Release Date: May 1, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Prog rock comes in many shapes and sizes, but typically the music isn’t diverse and spread across different genres.  Unless you are dealing with The Sixxis, that is.  “Dreamers” opens with a prog feel, but this is more of a […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: ADLEY STUMP – Like This

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: Big Buckle Entertainment Release Date: May 19, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur A little country girl, a little rocker chick, and a whole lot of hurt and pissed off… Adley Stump is the equivalent of a twanged out Alanis Morissette, and that is a great thing.  Adley co-wrote every track on […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: THE LACS – Outlaw In Me

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: Average Joe’s Entertainment Release Date: May 26, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur This duo takes different influences and stirs them into a musical concoction that borrows from rap, country, and rock.  “Stomp” is a swift kick that mixes rap beats with country themes and a cool rock guitar solo at the […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: THUNDER – Wonder Days

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: earMUSIC Release Date: May 26, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur One of the best bands that never hit their stride in the US back in the 80’s and early 90’s is Thunder.  They return in 2015 with one of the bluesiest rockers to drop in a while.  Disc opener “Wonder Days” […] [read on]

Album review: CD Review: WHITESNAKE – The Purple Album

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CD Review: WHITESNAKE – The Purple Album Frontiers Records 19 May, 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 5/10 You’re on particularly thin ice when you start rebooting forty-year-old tracks which are beloved of many die-hards. No matter the job you do, there will be a percentage of people who are anti the project, who deride the […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: HINDER – When The Smoke Clears

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: The End Records Release Date: May 12, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Hinder is at it again, with their fifth disc, and first with new vocalist Marshal Dutton.  “Rather Hate Than Hurt” kicks the disc off and was also the second single released from the collection.  The killer tempo of the […] [read on]