Jetta In The Ghost Tree Craft The Perfect Debut Album With Clandestine

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Albums simply don’t get better than Clandestine, the debut from Brandin Lea’s new band Jetta In The Ghost Tree. With densely structured songs brilliantly executed by Lea and his new cohorts, Clandestine is a blueprint for new bands on how to craft the perfect debut. [Read more…]

Prong Honor Their Roots On Covers Album, Songs From The Black Hole

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Creating the perfect covers album, much like remix albums to an extent, can be a tricky business at times. It takes the right kind of artist and the right collection of songs for one to really stand out. That said, it fills me with an immense amount of pride to report that Prong is definitely the right kind of band and Songs From The Black Hole is definitely the right collection of songs. [Read more…]

Motor Sister (AKA Mother Superior Take Two) Deliver Ride

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What do you get when you put the guitarist from Anthrax, the bassist from Armored Saint, and the drummer of The Cult in a room with singer Pearl Aday and the former singer of Mother Superior? Simple: So. Much. Rockin’ out! Like a bluesy/more soulful version of Scott Ian’s The Damned Things, Motor Sister is a new band giving a new spin to some overlooked classics. [Read more…]

Dinosaur Eyelids Diversify On Fourth Album, Bypass To Nowhere

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New Brunswick, NJ’s Dinosaur Eyelids offer up some diverse, yet familiar, sounds on their latest album. Bypass To Nowhere, their fourth, is a stellar slab of classic rock, grunge, and just some fun ’90’s nostalgia at times that’ll have rock fans on their feet and clamoring for more. [Read more…]

Noel Gallagher Flies High Again With Sophomore Album, Chasing Yesterday

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Much like Oasis’ sophomore opus, Chasing Yesterday will surely be put under the microscope to see if lightning can indeed strike twice and unlike that other Gallagher’s failed band and joke of a sophomore album, Noel succeeds. [Read more…]

The Everyday Losers Strip Down For Underexposed-Live and Acoustic EP

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Like Days Of The New intertwined with Alice In Chains, The Everyday Losers journeys back to that wholesome place when acoustic rock was just starting on their latest release, Underexposed-Live and Acoustic. [Read more…]

Full Devil Jacket Return 15 Years Later With Sophomore Album, Valley Of Bones

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In anticipation of Full Devil Jacket’s sophomore album, and first in almost 15 years, I recently went back to the FDJ catalog which is not only a refreshing body of solid heavy rock but also still relevant almost two decades on. Much like Valley Of Bones, the soon-to-be released follow-up. [Read more…]

Torche Get Even More Massive For Relapse Records Debut

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I could honestly write this entire review based on the massive title track which closes out Torche’s fourth full-length, the appropriately titled Restarter. The song itself wraps every single miniscule little bit of what makes this album great and amplifies it in spades. It’s heavy, it’s droning, it’s consistent, it’s a veritable beast! Much like the rest of Restarter. [Read more…]

A.D.D. Get To The Core Of Their Sound On Sophomore Album

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For you New England readers, think of Chicago’s A.D.D. (Analog Digital Disorder) as WAAF’s Mistress Carrie fronting Sevendust if you need a comparison to draw  you in. For the rest of the world, A.D.D. is quite simply a kick ass female-fronted hard rock outfit that’s on the verge of blowing your mind with their latest album. [Read more…]