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Album Reviews

Album review: CD REVIEW: DIMINO – Old Habits Die Hard

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: July 3, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Some bands work hard to capture a classic rock sound and other just ooze classic rock.  The new release from Angel lead singer has a foot in the classic while standing steady in solid rock territory.  Disc opener “Never […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: BLACK STEEL – Battle Call EP

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CD REVIEW: BLACK STEEL – Battle Call EP Independent First released 2000, Reprinted 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Black Steel’s 2000-released Battle Call EP is finally back in print after years of only being available digitally, and it sounds as good as ever. Purveyors of traditional, powerful metal of the classic, old […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: PLAINRIDE – Return Of The Jackalope

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CD REVIEW: PLAINRIDE – Return Of The Jackalope Beerfuzz Records 24 July, 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 “Kickass stoner rock n’ roll”, says Plainride’s bio next to the heading, ‘genre’, and I have to say: they nailed it… and even though I don’t recall geography lessons teaching us about any deserts anywhere […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: THE V – Now Or Never

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: July 3, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Benedictum lead singer Veronica Freeman has stepped out of the shadows of a band and put together a collection of songs that allow her to play her music, her way, and without apologies.  “Again” starts off like most songs […] [read on]