Rant N Roll: Back To The CD Pile…

If you believe The Summer Set (singer Brian Dales, guitarists John Gomez/Josh Montgomery, bassist Stephen Gomez and drummer Jess Bowen), then everything’s fine. As produced by John Fields (Jimmy Eat World, ...

Various Artists: Rave On Buddy Holly

As with most uneven tribute albums, the 19-tracks here are wildly diverse, many memorable, and some unlistenable. Surprisingly, Sir Paul McCartney’s “It’s So Easy” leads the negative ranks in its over-the-t...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: Street Noise

In the 1990s, I served simultaneously as editor at Metal Maniacs and at Modern Screen’s Country Music magazine. It made me musically schizophrenic and I oftentimes found myself referring to some sweet count...