Deftones – Diamond Eyes

Release Date: May 4th, 2010 Reviewed by Evelyn Miska Krieger For those who might not be so familiar with the Deftones’ music, it could be easy to imagine that they’d fall into a category of screaming, unintelligible and incredibly heavy music. What might then be surprising is that their latest album, Diamond Eyes, is melodic, […]

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Eric Clapton – Clapton

Release Date: September 28th, 2010 Reviewed by Evelyn Miska Krieger Eric Clapton is known for many things. His songwriting ability. His hits. His time with Cream. His dramatic past. And that rich history and experience come together in a pleasing and relaxing manner on his latest, eponymous album. Drawing a great deal from soul, blues […]

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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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Mastodon – Crack the Skye

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Release Date: March 24, 2009 Reviewed by Evelyn Miska Mastodon is one of those progressive rock bands that takes a certain kind of person with a lot of patience to make it through their albums. Many of their albums, Crack the Skye included, are esoteric, lengthy and will be, for some listeners, tedious. If you […]

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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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