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Album Reviews

Album review: CD REVIEW: SAINT ASONIA – Saint Asonia

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: RCA Records Release Date: July 31, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur It’s very cool and exciting when a new band drops a debut release.  When that new band has sold millions of albums collectively, it can get interesting discovering what musical sounds are carryovers from the members collective previous efforts.  “Better […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: CHERIE CURRIE – Reverie

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CD REVIEW: CHERIE CURRIE – Reverie Independent 16 March, 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 /10 Cherie Currie’s new album (her first in 35 years) sees her exploring musical avenues that range broadly from re-recordings from her teenage days as singer with The Runaways (Is It Day Or Night?, American Nights – both featuring Lita […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: FLORIAN GREY – Gone

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CD REVIEW: FLORIAN GREY – Gone Echozone 5 June, 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 /10 Hailing from first Frankfurt, then more recently Berlin, in Germany, Florian Grey channels all the mystique of the latter’s notorious nightclub scene into this full length offering of darkpop/rock gems. Like a hard rock Bowie or Gary Numan, Grey […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: IO EARTH – New World

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CD REVIEW: IO EARTH – New World Independant 20 May, 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 A grand and epic conceptual work spanning two discs and led by the staggeringly talented musicianship of Dave Cureton and Adam Gough, IO Earth’s New World is a tour de force of symphonic prog rock. Not that […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: RUBIKON – Delta

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Label: Round Hill Records Release Date: August 21, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Billed as a combination of Wolfmother, Queens of the Stone Age and Lenny Kravitz, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.  To be honest, I think Rubikon’s sound is more individualistic and different, keeping itself from being pigeonholed.  “Live […] [read on]

Album review: CD REVIEW: KEVIN BORICH – Totem

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CD REVIEW: KEVIN BORICH – Totem Independent April 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 If commercial radio was to be believed, ANZAC legend Kevin Borich has long been resigned to playing the cabaret circuit, but as Australian blues afficionados are well aware, nothing could be further from the truth. Constantly touring and still releasing excellent […] [read on]