CD Review- Europe

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War Of Kings
Hell & Back Recordings / UDR Music
Producer: Dave Cobb
By Joseph Suto
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War of Kings marks the first album for Europe since 2012s Bag Of Bones. War Of Kings features Europe at their finest. The band is known for their heavy use of keyboards which were featured on their earlier albums. These days, the band is leaning more toward the guitar and a fuller sound. You can hear many of the bands influences throughout such as Rainbow and Deep Purple to name a few. Continue reading

Felder Soars With Eagles Classics

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Captured at Fallsview in 2014

Concert Review
Don Felder
Avalon Theatre @
Fallsview Casino
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Friday March 27, 2015
Review: Dave Leary

 

 

On Friday night, Don Felder performed at the Fallsview Casino’s Avalon Ballroom, the second night of a three night run. Billed as “An Evening at the Hotel California”, the former lead guitarist for the Eagles began the show with “Already Gone” and the tone was set. This night was going to be about those classic songs beloved by so many. Continue reading

Triumphant Return For Mike Rutherford

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Mike + The Mechanics
Hard Rock Live
Northfield, OH
Sunday March 15, 2015
Review: Thom Jennings
Photos: Joseph Suto

 

 

Mike Rutherford knows a thing or two about surviving the loss of a lead singer. The Genesis guitarist/bassist survived all of that bands lineup changes, including the loss of two prominent lead singers, although the loss of Phil Collins had a greater impact than the loss of Peter Gabriel. Continue reading

CD Review- Red

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Of Beauty and Rage
Essential/Sony
2015
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By: Robert Winans

Red has put out a really strong album this year with the appropriately titled Of Beauty and Rage. It is the follow up to the not well liked Release The Panic which sharply contrasts their styles. The former being that of a fast paced but seemingly haphazardly put together album looking to break more radio rock devoid of effort. However, the new album is looking to be much more hopeful. Continue reading

CD Review- Kate Pierson

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Kate Pierson
Guitars And Microphones
Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Music
2015
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By Dave Leary:
The B-52’s have been creating their own unique brand of music for nearly 40 years. At the age of 66, Kate Pierson, one of the band’s founding members, has finally released her first solo album. Guitars and Microphones makes you wonder why it took so long. This is an album you can listen to without skipping tracks and with only 10 songs it’s an easy listen. Continue reading

Concert Review: Garth Brooks Opening Night Buffalo, NY

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Concert Review
Garth Brooks
First Niagara Center
Buffalo, NY

Thursday March 5, 2015
Review: Thomas S. Orwat Jr.

This review comes to us from our good friends at www.RockMusicStar.com

 

 

Garth Brooks opened up his first of six shows over a four day span Thursday night. We were in attendance and saw what the fuss was all about. Several music critics have written nothing but glowing reviews and Thomas S. Orwat Jr. was no different. Read all about the show in his on the spot review. Continue reading