REVIEW: The Amorettes – ‘Born to Break’

Review by Greg Maki ----- Can we please get past the point of comparing every female rock band to other female rock bands? Because when I listen to “Born to Break,” the fourth full-length release from The Amorettes, a trio out of Scotland, I don’t think about Girlschool or The Donnas. I think about Airbourne.... Continue Reading →


REVIEW: The Dead Daisies – ‘Burn It Down’

Review by Greg Maki ----- In the here today, gone a little later today music business of the 21st century, there is perhaps nothing more important than momentum. Acquiring it—and even more so, sustaining it—is everything. The Dead Daisies have been picking up steam steadily since vocalist John Corabi (The Scream, Mötley Crüe, Union) joined... Continue Reading →

REVIEW – Ministry – ‘AmeriKKKant’

Review by Jeff Maki —— Though just recently released on March 9, 2018, I've had Ministry's "AmeriKKKant" on the imaginary shelf for some time. Why? The only logical reason I can think of is that in a close-minded way, I prefer to remember Ministry at its peak during the 1989-1996 period when the classic albums... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Black Wizard – ‘Livin’ Oblivion’

Review by Greg Maki ----- Black Wizard’s “Livin’ Oblivion’ is a diverse metal record, with sounds ranging from Thin Lizzy-style twin guitar leads, early Metallica thrash-metal riffing, and a little doom and gloom along the way. Yet somehow it all comes together in a cohesive whole, the Vancouver quartet melding those myriad influences into a... Continue Reading →

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