CD Review- Green Day

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CD Reviews
Green Day
Uno!  ✰✰✰✰
Dos!  ✰✰1/2
Tre!   ✰✰✰✰
Reprise Records
2012

Ever since Dookie hit the airwaves Green Day has been ever so present on radio. It’s hard to believe that its been almost a decade since Green Day released their rock opera American Idiot which spawned a ton more airplay. Since that time Green Day released 21st Century Breakdown, another rock opera. The band now has released another first, a three album trilogy entitled Uno, Dos and Tre respectively. Continue reading

CD Review- Aerosmith

CD Review
Aerosmith
Music From Another Dimension!
Sony/Columbia Records
2012
☆☆☆ ½

By James Baase


Whether it’s been the surgeries, injuries, rumors of drug addiction, rehab again, threats to replace the singer, hurt feelings, book deals, a video game or a talent contest, it has taken over six years for America’s Rock Band to fulfill their endless promises of producing a new album. Well, it’s finally here. Music From Another Dimension is Aerosmith’s long-awaited 15th studio album and the first with new material since 2001. Continue reading

CD Reviews- Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra

CD Reviews
Jeff Lynne
Long Wave
Frontiers Records
2012
✰✰✰

 

 

Electric Light Orchestra
Mr. Blue Sky
The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra

Frontiers Records
2012
✰✰✰✰

 

 
Jeff Lynne has finally come out of seclusion. Lynne, the singer and songwriter behind the Electric Light Orchestra has been kind of silent since the release of the last ELO record Zoom in 2001. Now finally after his remoteness he has released not just one, but two new recordings. Continue reading

CD Review- Geoff Tate


CD Review
Geoff Tate
Kings & Thieves
InsideOut Music
2012
✰✰✰

Reviewed By: Joseph Suto

Kings & Thieves, Geoff’s second ever solo album and first in some ten years is finally out. The album is a more straight forward rock record than his previous solo release, the self-titled 2002 debut. Geoff described it as an album that has its peaks and valleys with the live show in mind. Continue reading

CD Review- Dokken

CD Review
Dokken
Broken Bones
Frontiers
2012
✰✰✰
By: Joseph Suto

 

 

Dokken are back with their eleventh studio album and first in four years entitled Broken Bones. Broken Bones is the first Dokken album to feature bassist Sean McNabb, who had previously played with Great White on some of their finer releases. Continue reading

CD Review- Susanna Hoffs


CD Review
Susanna Hoffs
Someday
Baroque Folk
2012
☆☆☆☆½
By: Joseph Suto

Susanna Hoffs is best known as the most popular member of The Bangles. It was mostly her songs that received the notoriety despite all members dividing up the writing and the singing evenly. This caused some friction and the band broke apart in 1989. Hoffs then recorded her first solo outing When You’re A Boy in 1991. She didn’t release a second solo disc until 1996 as it failed to chart. Sixteen years later we have her third release Someday. Continue reading