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★★★★ ALL MUSIC gives 4 stars to DATURA4 “Demon Blues”

Australians are a people who traditionally prefer their rock & roll hearty and full-bodied, and Datura4, a new combo featuring several veterans of the Aussie rock scene, certainly seem to bear this out. On their debut album, 2015’s Demon Blues, Datura4 reel off a broad range of stylistic influences that almost entirely reach back to […]

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★★★★ ALL MUSIC gives 4 stars to JAMES LEG’s “Below The Belt”

Below the Belt delivers some genuine surprises and proves Leg knows more than one way to strut his stuff, a talent he’d be well advised to keep exploring. READ THE ENTIRE REVIEW HERE

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Listen to JAMES LEG’s “Below The Belt” via ALL MUSIC

The new album from musician James Leg, also known as one half of the rowdy blues/punk/soul hybrid Black Diamond Heavies, could pass as the soundtrack to some sort of immoral revivalist service. His second solo record, Below the Belt is built around Leg’s thick keyboard sound, driving drums and his wildly charismatic and gruff vocal […]

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Premiere: LEFT LANE CRUISER got stoned & wrote some raunchy blues rock on ‘Dirty Spliff Blues’

Premiere: Left Lane Cruiser got stoned & wrote some raunchy blues rock on 'Dirty Spliff Blues' http://t.co/WiJRoxmZ0b pic.twitter.com/2o7lAqp1ht — AllMusic (@allmusic) June 8, 2015

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Listen to LEFT LANE CRUISER’s new album “Dirty Spliff Blues” in its entirety via ALL MUSIC

“This album was written entirely under the guidance and influence of marijuana. No dirty spliffs (joints with a mix of tobacco and pot) were used in the making of this record.” – FREDDY J IV LISTEN THE WHOLE ALBUM HERE

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ALL MUSIC premieres ANDY GABBARD’S solo album “Fluff”

STREAM THE ALBUM VIA ALLMUSIC HERE Album Premiere: Andy Gabbard of Buffalo Killers Gets Blissed Out On His Fuzzy Solo Debut, ‘Fluff’ By Chris Steffen Andy Gabbard has been performing as guitarist and vocalist for Cincinnati-based rock band Buffalo Killers for nearly a decade, and is now stepping out on his own with his solo […]

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ALL MUSIC premieres PRIMA DONNA’s new single “Pretty Little Head”

By Chris Steffen With their bright, room-filling sound, Los Angeles rock band Prima Donna’s pairing with previous tour mates Green Day and Adam Ant makes a lot of sense. “Pretty Little Head” is from the band’s forthcoming album, Nine Lives and Forty Fives, which will be out in January on Alive Naturalsound Records, and combines […]

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ALL MUSIC review of PAUL COLLINS “Feel The Noise”

The production recalls the tight, immediate sound of the classic debut album from the Beat, and Collins is writing songs that play to his strengths as a rock & roller while displaying the lyrical viewpoint of a grown man — “Walk Away” speaks of heartbreak from the perspective of someone who has dealt with it […]

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ALL MUSIC review of HOLLIS BROWN “Ride On The Train”

New York City’s Hollis Brown (a band, not a person) have a tight, sparse classic rock sound that incorporates melodic pop, slight country touches, and, underneath it all, a kind of bedrock blues sensibility, and when they’re at their best, they sound like all of those things at once, a bit like hearing Steve Earle […]

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