“The House is Haunted” by Chicago’s Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas

“The House is Haunted” by Chicago’s Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas
 Trick or Treat?  Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas releases a wildly fun & rockin’ new single for Halloween this year “The House is Haunted” The original tune “The House is Haunted by the Echo of Your Last Goodbye” is a classic swing song from 1938, but the Lonesome Fellas cleverly morph it into a swing/rockabilly/blues crossover, featuring the distinctive... Read More

Alice Cooper’s ‘Paranormal’ Album Review

Alice Cooper’s ‘Paranormal’ Album Review
 “I’m condemned to the long, endless night. And I live in the absence of light.” From the opening lines of Paranormal, the first song and title track on Alice Cooper’s first new studio album since 2011’s Welcome 2 My Nightmare, two things become clear: 1) This record sounds BIG. With stellar production by Bob Ezrin (Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Kiss),... Read More

Technicolors ‘Metaphysical’ Hits the Spot

Technicolors ‘Metaphysical’ Hits the Spot
 Metaphysical is the fourth album for Arizona rockers, The Technicolors.  This is my introduction to the band, and it’s a great one.  The band is Brennan Smiley (vocals, guitar), Troy Lowney (Keys), Mike “Nico” Nicolette (Bass), and Sean Silverman (Guitar, Vocals). Yes, these guys sound like the Brit Pop Rock invasion they are obviously inspired by, but there’s something else... Read More

Panda Riot – Northern Automatic Music

Panda Riot – Northern Automatic Music
Panda Riot Northern Automatic Music Saint Marie Records SMR023 Release Date: 2/19/13 Panda Riot’s new album Northern Automatic Music is the kind of album you pop into your car right before setting off on an exciting road trip. It’s ethereal vocals on most of the tracks in combination with the soothing tones coming from the rest of the band bring... Read More