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John The Rock Doctor is our man for many reviews throughout the entire life of Gonzo Magazine AND Gonzoonline.ca. We appreciate and respect having him onboard all these years as does all our hard working artists who he writes about. John also works for NewCap Radio out of Lloydminster Alberta.

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Aug. 2, 2022

NEW YEAR, OLD ME The Barlow (independent) **** In the land of twang there’s a new lane; Colorado country.  The Barlow hails from Denver, and...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR July 26, 2022

LIVE DOWN UNDERGROUND Matty T Wall (Hipster Dumpster Records) ***** Here is some brawny blues rock guitar to rip your head clean off.  As much...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR July 8, 2022

  ERATO The Bacon Brothers (independent) ****+ I ignored The Bacon Brothers for years thinking they were just another Hollywood vanity project, but 2020’s The Way...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR June 29, 2022

THANKS FOR TOMORROW Harrison Kennedy (Electro-Fi Records) *****++ If you love your blues deep, supple and (for the most part) laid back in a Keb’...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR June 22, 2022

SECOND SKIN Iconic (Frontiers) **** This is one hell of an exciting hard rock super group. Made up of members and/or former members of Whitesnake,...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR June 14, 2022

RUN TO DAYLIGHT The Groove Krewe (Sound Business) ****+ If this album doesn’t make you move, check your pulse.  The spirit of New Orleans style...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 30, 2022

JUNE 12TH Lyle Lovett (Verve Records) *** This is, apparently, Lyle Lovett’s first album project in 10 years.  I’m a fan of his quirky singer/songwriter...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 24, 2022

BLACK EYE Black Eye (Frontiers) **** Of all the record labels I deal with Frontiers is by far the busiest and most productive.  In 2017,...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 17, 2022

TO THE TREES Stephen Clair (independent) ***** This Beacon, NY based troubadour pays us another visit with a brace of personal, introspective songs. To The...

The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye The definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - Unknown That quote was on my...