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Music Reviews: Pentagram – ‘First Daze Here’ & ‘First Daze Here Too’ [2016 Remastered Edition]

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Pentagram's resurgence and growing popularity in recent years is rooted in one basic fact: They are one of the pioneers of "American" hard rock/heavy metal. And it all began with these two compilations of their earliest material, recorded between 1972-1976, now newly remastered with full lyrics, band history and some rare mixes. Basically, it is hard rock heaven. Read More »

Music Review: Brian Tyler – ‘Now You See Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’

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Magic captures the imagination like nothing else. Brian Tyler and the accompanying musicians also capture us with another memorable musical score for the Now You See Me film series with the musical score for the magic-filled mystery/thriller/comedy Now You See Me 2 (also internationally known with the improved title Now You See Me: The Second Act) where a formidable magician ... Read More »

Many Happy Returns: ABC (The Band) in Focus, Part 2

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'The Lexicon of Love II' bridges two audiences: those with a flash frozen sound of ABC stuck in their ears and stalwarts who’ve journeyed with ABC along their evolutionary track. The real coup of 'The Lexicon of Love II' is that it wins new listeners due to its self-awareness and ability to avoid stagnation―like previous ABC recordings before it. Read More »