Thursday , September 23 2021

Rock

Movie Review: ‘Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America’ with The Rolling Stones

'Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America' is the most gorgeous tour documentary I've ever come across. It's a religious experience for Rolling Stones fans and a testament to what they mean to people all over the world.

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Music CD/DVD Review: The Who – ‘Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 2004’

Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey took the stage at the 2004 Isle of Wight Festival to show us what they still had, and a new box set brings us the concert on two CDs and one DVD that show there was plenty of life in the old boys yet.

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Music Review: Uriah Heep – ‘Look at Yourself’ [2017 Remastered 2CD Edition]

With just seven songs totaling 40 minutes, prog metal forefathers Uriah Heep created a monster of a record that has lost none of its meaty charm over time. The "alternate look" at the album that comprises the 11-track bonus disc adds a fuller picture of this era of one of early hard rock/metal's most overlooked acts.

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Retro Modern: The Cranberries – ‘Something Else’

'Something Else' isn't about reinvention in the purest sense, but reimagination. It shows that The Cranberries are willing (and able) to retrofit their formidable canon, and that's not something every recording act is capable of 25 years into their career.

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Music Review: Various Artists – ‘Max’s Kansas City: 1976 & Beyond’ (Feat. New York Dolls, Iggy Pop, Cherry Vanilla, Sid Vicious, & More)

Over 40 years after its initial release, 'Max's Kansas City 1976' has been greatly expanded (from 10 to 40 tracks) and is an indispensable source of music history of a club that spawned the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Velvet Underground, New York Dolls, and along with CBGB's, the NYC punk movement itself.

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