Released 40 years ago this week (3.23.79) via Warner Bros., Van Halen’s Van Halen II has remained fresh — from its crisp-looking, classic cover to its street-smart songs and stripped-down production.
Celebrating a milestone anniversary, the eponymous 12-song collection from Mötley Crüe (1994, Elektra Records) demanded to be taken seriously. 25 years later, it stands tall and is well-deserving of that long-overdue respect.
A full quarter century after its original release via A&M, Soundgarden’s Superunknown remains a blistering, cohesive, radio-ready offering — one brimming with Stonehenge-size riffs and often disturbing, dark messages.
Released on March 1st, 1974, via Columbia Records, Aerosmith’s sophomore set, Get Your Wings, has withstood the test of time quite nicely since its initial release 45 years ago this week — still standing tall among some of rock’s greatest records.
One of the marquee names from LA’s golden ‘80s era rock scene, JETBOY succeeds in delivering a blistering collection of delightfully nasty nut-busters on their new album, Born To Fly, out via Frontiers Music.
Released via Rhino Records, the deluxe 30th anniversary edition of Skid Row’s platinum-selling self-titled 1989 debut certainly will be a must-have treasure for misfit kids from burned-out towns far and wide.
Due via Frontiers Music, the latest slab from Quiet Riot, One Night In Milan, delivers a satisfying dose of aural adrenaline for those who still crave “the noize.”
Sticking very close to their stylistic “comfort zone,” British pop/rock poster boys, The Struts, take NO chances with their sophomore slab. But given today’s dry and barren rock landscape, Young & Dangerous is just the right record, delivered promptly when it’s needed most.
With the release their heart-stopping full-length debut, Anthem of the Peaceful Army, Greta Van Fleet are residing precisely where they need to be — moving forward comfortably in their own artistic skin, while remaining true to their authentic, classic rock influences.
Entitled Spaceman, the latest record from co-founding KISS lead guitarist, Ace Frehley, is an impressive piece of work — one that likely will “scratch” the “itch” of dedicated die-hards, while further enhancing his impeccable street cred.
An exhaustive and expansive effort, the newly-released, super-deluxe edition of The Song Remains the Same is a magnificent, must-have set for any self-respecting Led Zeppelin aficionado.
Super-group, Dream Child offers up an impressive, epic-length effort — a “holy shit” record that recreates the magical long-lost allure of such iconic hard rock stalwarts as Deep Purple, Rainbow and Uriah Heep.
Recorded live in Paris on December 7, 2017 — the final night of Alice Cooper’s enormously successful Paranormal world tour, A Paranormal Evening at The Olympia Paris is fresh and ferocious — a relevant and raw, career-spanning collection.
Mixed and mastered by Dan Korneff (Breaking Benjamin, Paramore), the self-titled, full-length debut record from Belmont is an explosive collection — one bursting with heart-stopping urgency.
Packing plenty of punch and crunch, Diamond Boy (Frontiers Music), the latest from Chicago-based power pop/rock stalwart, Enuff Z’nuff, “scratches” the “itch” of longtime enthusiasts.
Featuring Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla, this impressive triple-bill production promised fans “more bang for the buck.” It did not disappoint.
From lands far and wide, the faithful had come to praise and worship. They’d come to party. They’d come to rock with the likes of Shinedown, Bush, Fozzy, Seether and Three Days Grace. Welcome to WJRR’s Earthday Birthday 2018!
Crisp and crunchy, the latest effort from Hot Mulligan offers a catchy collection of 11 concise ear worms that’s sure to resonate with the spirit animal that resides within the hearts of most Taking Back Sunday and Good Charlotte fans.
“WOW — now, THAT was a GREAT show!” exclaimed one enthusiastic and sweaty front row female teen when pop/rock powerhouse, Icon for Hire returned to Florida’s The Abbey, along with Makeout and Courage My Love.