Monthly Archives: August 2018

COLOSSEUM II – War Dance

August 17, 2018

MCA 1977 / Esoteric 2018 The final curtain for powerful fusion unit whose intricate assault defied all expectations. It was a brief, yet exciting, sprint from to this album, COLOSSEUM II’s third and last offering. Released less than six months … Continue reading

Posted in Reissues Tagged , , , ,

EDWIN STARR – Soul Singer

August 16, 2018

Angel Air 2018 Late warbler’s entire output for English label that failed to elevate him back to higher ground. By 1983, when Edwin Starr relocated to Albion, his hits had dried up, yet there still was too much honey in … Continue reading

Posted in Reissues Tagged , ,

NATIONAL WRECKING COMPANY – National Wrecking Company

August 15, 2018

National Wrecking Company 2018 Riding into dystopian sunset, duo of blues buffs deliver dark document to detail the state of this mortal coil. No rest for Jimmy Kunes and , whose common stomping ground is CACTUS and whose individual experience … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews Tagged , , ,

JUSTIN MASTERS – Good Life Bad Liver

August 14, 2018

Justin Masters 2018 Almost a lifetime in the making, New York songwriter invites outsiders to his transient kingdom. “I was seeing things from a different point of view”: this line, delivered in the middle of Justin Masters’ debut album, may … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews Tagged ,

THE NEAL MORSE BAND – The Similitude Of A Dream: Live In Tilburg 2017

August 13, 2018

Radiant 2018 Grand concept translated into persuasive stage performance establishes venerable ensemble as a great rocking force. Not perceived as a prog rock veteran, Neal Morse has been around for so long it’s almost impossible to believe “Similitude Of A … Continue reading

Posted in DVD Reviews, Reviews Tagged , , , ,