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I Shall Be Released: Music News from Flo Rida, Colbie Caillat, Ed Sheeran, The Rolling Stones, Dwight Yoakam, Marilyn Manson and More

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Plus Christina Perri, Rob Thomas, The Plain White T’s, Nate Ruess of fun., The Smashing Pumpkins, David Sanborn, Mavis Staples, Jeff Beck, James Taylor, and More Read More »

Music Review: Steve Hackett – ‘Wolflight’

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Steve Hackett Dances With Wolves on his stunning new solo album. Read More »

Music Review: Simple Minds – ‘Sparkle in The Rain’ [4CD Deluxe Boxed Set]

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Simple Minds big grab for the brass ring back in 1984, gets the 30th anniversary treatment on this deluxe boxed set. Read More »

Music Review: Judas Priest – ‘Defenders of the Faith’ [Special 30th Anniversary Edition]

Defenders of the Faith - 30th Anniversary Edition

'Defenders of the Faith' was, in essence, a love letter to Judas Priest's legions of fans around the world. Over 30 years later, it remains one of their heaviest and best albums. Read More »

Music Review: Vanilla Fudge – ‘Spirit of ’67’

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With 'Spirit of '67," Vanilla Fudge have crafted an album that pays tribute to one of the finest years in music history. Read More »

Music Review: Jorma Kaukonen – ‘Ain’t in No Hurry’

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Former Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna guitar virtuoso Jorma Kaukonen adds another splendid acoustic contribution to his solo catalogue. Read More »

Music DVD Review: The J. Geils Band – ‘House Party: Live In Germany’ [CD/DVD]

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The J. Geils Band at their greasy, down-and-dirty best right before they became squeaky clean (well mostly, anyway) MTV pop stars. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Rihanna, Kid Ink, Chris Brown, Shelby Lynne and More

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Plus Florence + the Machine, Alabama Shakes, The Replacements, Buena Vista Social Club, Larry Coryell, Jorma Kaukonen, Simone Dinnerstein, and The Yardbirds. Read More »

Charlie Doherty’s Top 30 Releases of 2014 (Starring Judas Priest, Ryan Adams, Run the Jewels, Smashing Pumpkins, Sun Kil Moon, and More)

Run the Jewels

I'm sure that you'll agree with me that this past year wasn't the greatest year in music history but it was a very damn satisfying one. Read More »

Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Giveaway: ‘Owsley and Me: My LSD Family’ Memoir by Rhoney Gissen Stanley

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Stanley's memoir chronicles her life working in the Acid King's lab, and as the third angle in a love triangle, and later under the care of the Grateful Dead. Read More »