Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Nov. 28, 2022

GET ROLLIN’ Nickelback (BMG) *** ½ It’s the 10th album for these Canuck rockers. Their last full length El Pee was 5 years ago…...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Nov. 22, 2022

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT 40TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET Kiss (UMe/UMG) Recordings) ***** Kiss celebrates the 40th anniversary of this crucial album in over-the-top style. Creatures...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Nov. 14, 2022

FINER THAN SIN Enuff Z’Nuff (Frontiers) *** Here’s the latest album for these Illinois based rockers, but having been a glam and/or hair metal snob...

HodgePodge: Honouring the vets

HodgePodge: Honouring the vets By Charlie Hodge His eyes seem to catch mine every time I walk by. The aging black and white photo of my deceased...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Nov. 7, 2022

TAKE YOUR TIME Ben Levin (VizzTone) *** ½ Cincinnati-based 22 year old Ben Levin’s 5th and latest album comes fresh off the end of...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Oct. 31, 2022

BEHIND THE SUN Grant Dermody (independent) ****+ In the blues there’s something to be said for following in the footsteps of giants.  For harp player...

A year with Gonzo Okanagan

A year with Gonzo Okanagan Photo credit and copyrights to Shane Collins & Gonzo Okanagan It’s been a year since I joined GONZO OKANAGAN. A lot...

HodgePodge: Election trail tales

HodgePodge: Election trail tales Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge Now the smoke has cleared from the recent civic election battlefield it’s time to assess the contest...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Oct. 24, 2022

AIN’T NOBODY WORRIED Rory Block (Stony Plain) ***+   A fascinating new record from Ms. Block.  Ain’t Nobody Worried is a covers disc that takes...

HodgePodge: Political scene sees change

HodgePodge: Political scene sees change HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge Constant change is here to stay. Be careful what you wish for you may just get it The ones...