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Will T. Massey & Paul Lippert

Tom Geddie
By Tom Geddie Will T. MasseyWayward Lady(Truett Publishing) Paul LippertDemocracy For Lovers(Raspberry Records) The apparent intent of both Wayward Lady and Democracy for Lovers is clear from the album covers: on the former, a ...


Guns ‘N Roses

Justin Press
The era of the idealistic and insane rock star is dead, so music lovers who still cling to sincere, non-ironic rock grandiosity, should be thankful for Axel Rose. The chips have been stacked against this erratic visionary since...



Guns ’N Roses

Justin Press
Chinese Democracy(Geffen Records) By Justin Press The era of the idealistic and insane rock star is dead, so music lovers who still cling to sincere, non-ironic rock grandiosity, should be thankful for Axel Rose. The chips have...


Slightly Stoopid

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About 13 years ago, there was this little band from Ocean Beach, Calif., that Bradley Nowell sort of handpicked to follow the trail blazed by the underground success of his own band, Sublime.



Slightly Stoopid

Steve Steward
About 13 years ago, there was this little band from Ocean Beach, Calif., that Bradley Nowell sort of handpicked to follow the trail blazed by the underground success of his own band, Sublime. They were called Slightly Stoopid, ...


J.W. Jones

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Canadian J.W. Jones’ fifth CD, Bluelisted, flavors electric blues-rock with bits of old-style R&B and even, from time to time, swaggering rockabilly.



Wood Brothers

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Loaded, the second collaboration between brothers Oliver and Chris Wood, follows 2006′s critically acclaimed Ways Not To Lose.


Cowboy Junkies

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Acknowledging that The Trinity Session was their defining album and that 20 years have passed since it was released, the Cowboy Junkies re-recorded the entire album and have just released it as Trinity Revisited.



Urgencies

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Austin’s Urgencies kicks out straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll. Enthusiastic and a tad angsty, the foursome conveys a sense of constantly expiring time here on their first official album, Manifesto. Punk and poundi...


Anne Feeney

Dump The Bosses Off Your Back (Self-released)
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One of the reasons we learn history, teachers tell us, is so that we’re not condemned to repeat it.