Reviews

Black Sabbath: The Dio Years

Yeah, it’s a compilation, a Greatest Hits, but still, it’s impossible not to appreciate Black Sabbath’s The Dio Years for the extreme quality of the material. What was originally theorized as a three-disc boxed...
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The Shins @ The Theater At MSG

NEW YORK, NY—As I took my seat, I found myself in a much more intimate setting than I thought I would encounter at Madison Square Garden; there was a General Admission area up near the stage, which was already ...

The Book Of Knots: Traineater

The second of an expected three releases from the New York studio band, Traineater is the seaworthy quartet’s ode to industry. Trains, cities and people who once thrived that have become rusting shells of thems...
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Keller Williams @ Nokia Theatre

The aroma of burning marijuana and hippie decadence descended upon New York’s Times Square as Keller Williams pitched a tent at the Nokia Theatre fresh off the heels of the release of his 11th studio album, dre...

Arthur Dodge: The Perfect Face

In The Perfect Face’s opening track, “She Wants A Cowboy,” Arthur Dodge talks about a girl who “wants the real thing/ but all of them are gone.” Arthur Dodge is no cowboy, but he is by all means a rarity himsel...

The Locust: New Erections

While it may seem a little odd to refer to The Locust’s most recent sonic assault as “mature,” particularly with a title like New Erections, the 11-track full-length is a great leap beyond their already intelli...
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This Is Hell @ Fast Lane

As far as I’m concerned, the best place in Jersey to have a show is in Asbury Park, considering all the historic venues off of Kingsley St., like The Stone Pony and Asbury Park Convention Hall. That being said,...

Blackfield: Blackfield II

As you probably guessed, Blackfield II is the band’s second offering. Following up their 2004 self-titled, Porcupine Tree mastermind Steven Wilson and Israeli pop star Aviv Geffen collaborate on a more personal...
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Rockstar Supernova @ Spectrum

The Rockstar Supernova tour has begun and so far there is a lot of positive buzz surrounding it. The band got their singer Lukas Rossi from the television show and their opening acts were also from the show. ...
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