Ozzy Osbourne – Scream

Release Date: June 21, 2010 Reviewed by Jeff Brinn In my early days as a young punk I was exposed to Ozzy as one of my very first concert experiences as well as one of my first ever albums I bought on my own. Long story short I have always kinda had a spot for […]

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John Frusciante – The Empyrean

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Release Date: January 5, 2010 Reviewed by Evelyn Miska Most rock and roll fans will be aware of John Frusciante due to his time in the Red Hot Chili Peppers. What some may not be aware of is his extensive solo career and the fact that The Empyrean is his eighth solo album. The Empyrean […]

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Crackjaw – Lean Cuts

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Release Date: January 2, 2010 Reviewed by Evelyn Miska Hailing from Detroit, one might have expected something with some more grit from Crackjaw’s earlier albums. While some of their earlier tracks sounded a bit like generic rock, the band seems to be trying to push things in a heavier direction. However, for as much as […]

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Taddy Porter – Taddy Porter

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Release Date: June 29, 2010 Reviewed by Chris Schwegler Joe Selby’s opening guitar tone and Kevin Jones bass groove fish hook you right in, and then Andy Brewer vocals grab you like the Jaws of Life. “Whatever Haunts You” is a great album starter, gets your head rocking and you even catch yourself playing the […]

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As I Lay Dying – The Powerless Rise

Release Date: May 11, 2010 Reviewed by Mirak Habbiyyieh Back for their fifth album, Tim Lambesis, Phil Sgrosso, Josh Gilbert Nick Hipa and Jordan Mancino did not disappoint fans even after a three-year gap since their last release.  The Powerless Rise nicely picks up where An Ocean Between Us left off, but with more of […]

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