B.B. King & Eric Clapton | Riding With The King – CD Review

It’s no secret that Eric Clapton is a student of the blues. When the Yardbirds began to have hit singles, Clapton left and joined John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers so he...

Sammy Hagar | All Night Long – CD Review

The remastered & reloaded All Night Long from Sammy Hagar will pretty much knock you back a few steps. Originally released in 1978 (and in 1979 as a UK-only...

Pink Floyd | The Later Years – Box Set Review

Pink Floyd has gone to great lengths to preserve their legacy with numerous box sets, compilations, and DVDs/Blu-ray Discs. In 2016, they put out the monolithic, 33-disc The Early...

Alice Cooper | Billion Dollar Babies – SACD Review

The original Alice Cooper band initially got noticed because of their image and outrageous stage antics. Looking back, it was really the music — driven by catchy, punchy hooks,...

U2 | The Joshua Tree (Expanded) – CD Review

As Bono once said, The Joshua Tree is very Irish in its ache and melancholy, but the record resonates with a more American flavor. Either way, it went...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer | Emerson, Lake & Palmer & Tarkus (2012 Reissues) –...

Since the 1990s, the Emerson, Lake & Palmer catalog has been passed around and reissued by at least a half dozen labels. Various box sets, compilations and live sets...

Cream | Disraeli Gears (Deluxe Edition) – Reissue Review

No other group with so short a history has been tossed, turned and reexamined as much as Cream. Releasing four albums in a span of three years, Cream unhinged...

Van Morrison | The Healing Game (Deluxe Edition) – CD Review

Van Morrison’s The Healing Game, originally released in 1997 album, has been reissued as a three-disc set. This Deluxe Edition features the original album, plus extra tracks, sessions, collaborations,...

Zephyr | Zephyr – CD Review

To some, Zephyr may merely be a footnote in the history of hard rock, as well as notable for the earliest appearances of guitar legend Tommy Bolin. Perhaps they’re...

Creedence Clearwater Revival | Reissues – CD Review

The bitter relations between Fantasy Records and its star attraction, Creedence Clearwater Revival, or more directly John Fogerty, began to thaw when Fogerty rejoined the label (now owned by...