Album Reviews

‘Immortal’ Reminds Listeners Why Michael Schenker’s Influence, Popularity Are Themselves Immortal

Michael Schenker’s latest Michael Schenker Group record Immortal officially entered the world music charts around Valentines Day weekend, and the numbers showed a lot of people loved the album at the time.  The 10-song record, which was officially released Jan. 29 through Nuclear Blast Records, reached #14 on the U.S. Rock …

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Buckcherry’s New Album Is “Bound” For Success

Veteran rock band Buckcherry returned to the road in June.  The band’s tour, which launched June 1 in Kansas City, MO, came on the heels of the cancellation of more than 100 shows in 2020.  The cancellations came as a result of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Two of …

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Crack The Sky’s Sixth Compilation Is As Successful As Its Predecessors

Veteran prog rock band Crack The Sky is keeping itself busy this year.  The band opened the year with the release of its latest album, Tribes, Jan. 15.  The band also re-issued its 1994 compilation Crack Attic in January.  That record compiled songs pulled from the band’s first five albums.  Now Friday, audiences …

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Punk Purists Will Enjoy Steadfast’s Latest LP

Almost a year ago to the day, independent punk rock outfit Steadfast released its then latest album, Transmitters through Pine Box Derby.  The problem is that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, its release never really got the distribution and coverage that it otherwise could have had.  To that end, Pine Box Derby …

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