October 24, 2020

Staying true to a trademark genre and style without becoming uninspired and stale is difficult for any artist, but in Bruce Springsteen’s latest release, “Letter to You,” the 71-year-old maintains a youthful and fresh energy while simultaneously transporting listeners...

October 7, 2020

Courtesy of Joe Bielawa/Wikimedia Commons

Van Halen’s first entry into what would eventually become the classic rock canon came in 1978, with their cover of the Kinks classic “You Really Got Me,” a song frequently played on radio with the instrumental “Eruption” as a le...

October 4, 2020

Times are hard, and 2020 has been an unprecedented year full of heartache and dread. During a time upended by a global pandemic and racial injustice, Aloe Blacc returns to the mic with a heartfelt message full of love and hope. "All Love Everything" marks a return for...

September 27, 2020

“(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?”, which celebrates its 25th anniversary on Oct. 2, is Oasis’s best-selling album and is widely regarded as the band’s co-masterpiece along with its debut, 1994’s “Definitely Maybe.” And I have long believed the sophomore release shoul...

June 27, 2020

Sisters Alana, Danielle and Este Haim are back with a brand-new album, and they're better than ever. "Women in Music Pt. III" is full of new textures, styles, synthesizers and woozy jazz with undertones of previous albums. The trio has progressed in their song-making,...

April 30, 2020

The Beatles’ back-to-basics album, which was released on May 8, 1970, is technically the band’s last, but it also lives in a bit of a chronological limbo. The song “Across the Universe” was recorded in Feb. 1968, and the band’s final song for the record, “I Me Mine,” w...

April 22, 2020

Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons - Prince performing at Coachella in 2008

Prince is one of the truly transcendent performers in the history of rock and roll. He has one of the genre’s greatest wails, his utterly confident guitar play was consistently spectacular, and that he...

April 21, 2020

Though the Coronavirus pandemic has halted countless bands’ touring schedules across the globe, Australian “hippie country” trio the Buckleys press on with shows – virtual ones.

Presented by Live Nation Entertainment’s Live from Home platform, the band livestreamed show...

February 6, 2020

Throughout their history, Stone Temple Pilots have been, if nothing else, willing to eschew expectations of the band. With their first two albums, the band was widely perceived as, depending on the listener, the successors to or derivative of Nirvana and Pearl Jam. But...

January 11, 2020

Other than Cream, no power trio had more collective talent than Rush. The Canadian rock icons formed in 1968, when Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson were in the their mid-teens, but they would truly become Rush when the late, great Neil Peart joined in '74.

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