Music Reviews

 

For those of us in our late 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, the act of hearing a great song on the radio then running to the music store in the mall or stand-alone brick and mortar shop to buy the entire album was a magical experience!

Jave, being a 20+ year radio station operator and Andy, being a musician and lover of great music bring you music reviews. Check this page for a wide variety of music reviews. We’re game to review everything from jazz and pop to rock and soul here! Got a suggestion? Hit us up with an email and we’ll put you on the list for a review!

Perhaps here in 2017, even with the advent of singles-based music streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and the like, we can help bring back the magic of listening to an entire album to hear how one song flows into the next, and bring back the ‘fandom’ of finding your favorite artists!

We hope you enjoy~

Underoath is a band who has been together since 1997, took a break from 2013 to 2015 and is back with a vengeance with their latest release, ‘Erase Me’. Check out our talk with keyboardist Chris Dudley below:

We were recently treated to a special impromptu performance by the rock band Otherwise (Las Vegas) at DOOD Andy’s home. Watch them perform, for the first time ever unplugged, the song ‘Crocodile Tears’ from the latest release ‘Sleeping Lions’ below!

The Tennessee band 10 Years is finally back with a new offering and revised sound! Check out what to expect from their new album ‘How To Live As Ghosts’ in our music review!

In the world of the WWE, it doesn’t get much bigger than Chris Jerico! The world of Rock & Roll is now starting to take notice of the ‘other life’ of this superstar! Check out our talk with Chris Jerico discussing the latest release from his band Fozzy:

Las Vegas has had its share of rock bands, but the competition is fierce. Here’s one of the more impressive bands to rise out of Sin City- Otherwise. Watch as singer Adrian Patrick takes us through the making of their latest album ‘Sleeping Lions’:

Thrice may be a band new to your radar, or perhaps you’ve never heard of these guys! Believe it or not, Thrice started as a ‘post-hardcore’ band out of Orange County, California and their early sound is reminicent of Bad Religion, Pennywise and Green Day. Their new material is more akin to The Highly Suspect, Kings of Leon and The Black Keys than any ‘punk’ inspired sound. We review their latest album with singer Dustin Kensrue below:

The new album ‘The Stories We Tell Ourselves’ (available September 15th, 2017) is a ‘MUST HAVE’ for any hard rock music aficionado! Here’s the stories behind ‘The Stories We Tell Ourselves’!

One of the most prolific guitarists of our time, Tom Morello from Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave and now Prophets of Rage took time to speak with one of us DOODS! No shit- here’s the evidence…

One of the most anticipated new ROCK albums of the year comes from Texas’ Nothing More. While our full hour-plus interview/album review with singer Jonny Hawkins won’t be released until September 15th, here are three videos for the songs currently available to the public!

Could this be the future of rock in America? Watch our discussion with Greta Van Fleet!

Papa Roach is back with their most ambitious release yet! Check it out below~

Deep, dark, very heavy and overall, a good rock album. Check out our review of Seether’s latest album ‘Poison The Parish’. One of us loves it, the other one thinks it is a bit too dark and predictable. You decide!

Meet Josh Lemay, singer and songwriter for the Detroit band Citizen Zero. Watch as we discuss with Josh, the making of their debut album ‘State of Mind’:

Check out the Akron, Ohio based band Red Sun Rising and their debut album ‘Polyester Zeal’:

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