Author: Cat Mundy

Just Like Vinyl – Black Mass

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Just Like Vinyl, fronted by Thomas Erak formerly of The Fall of Troy, has just released their sophomore album, Black Mass.  At first listen, their sound is very reminiscent of  Coheed and Cambria as they have a very similar progressive style and, at times, Erak sounds eerily like Claudio Sanchez.  That being said, there is… Read more »


American Dog – Poison Smile

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Rev your engines, there’s a new dog in town – American Dog.  In an industry that’s been flooded with sound-alike rock bands, it’s refreshing to hear some good, old-fashioned rock and roll.  American Dog delivers just that. Some may be surprised to learn that the band has been around for quite some time.  The trio… Read more »


Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators LIVE at The Paramount

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When asked to name the greatest guitarists of our time, few people can deliver such a list without mentioning the man who goes simply by one name – Slash.  Not only is he a rock icon in his own right, but he was a member of one of the greatest bands to ever hit the… Read more »


Lita Ford – Living Like A Runaway

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Lita Ford began her rise to fame as the lead guitarist in the all-girl rock band, The Runaways, and went on to pursue a solo career after the band broke up in 1979.  Ford’s most notable success came in 1988, while under the management of Sharon Osbourne, releasing Lita, which included the hits, Kiss Me… Read more »


Review :: L.A. Guns Hollywood Forever

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On June 5th, L.A. Guns released their first album of original material since 2005’s Tales From The Strip, entitled Hollywood Forever.  In light of the fact that there have been two active versions of the band, it is noteworthy to mention that this is the Phil Lewis version, not Tracii Guns. Hollywood Forever boasts a… Read more »


Spineshank: A Dark New Beginning

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It’s no secret that the music industry isn’t what it used to be.  These days it’s tough for new bands to even get signed, much less for old ones to make a comeback.  However, there are several bands rising from the ashes and Spineshank is one of them.  Their new album, Anger, Denial, Acceptance, was released… Read more »


Nickelback, Bush and Seether Here & Now

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For a band that gets little respect in the rock world, Nickelback still seems to have legions of fans, so one would have expected a packed house for their first North American arena tour in two years.  That wasn’t quite the case at their Madison Square Garden show.  This being said, by the end if… Read more »