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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 – Feb. 5, 2023

RUSH! Maneskin (Sony) **** This is the third album for this Italian quartet, a global rock sensation that combines a hard pop sound with danceable...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR – Jan. 30, 2023

RAISED ON HEAVY RADIO Ronnie Romero (Frontiers) **** The voice chosen by Ritchie Blackmore to replace Joe Lynn Turner and Ronnie James Dio has just...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR – Jan. 23, 2023

RAWK ON Tundra Music Collective (Good People Music) *** ½ The big payoff for writing music reviews for as long as I have (33...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR – Jan. 9, 2023

PIER 43 Paul Filipowicz (Big Jake Records) **** This is the 11th album from this blues hall of famer, and it’s a slippery one.  Pier...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR – Jan. 2, 2023

ELEVATE Lee Aaron (Metalville Records) **** Canada’s one-time Metal Queen has just released her 5th album (including a Christmas record) since 2016. Elevate is big...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR – Best of 2022

#24: COSMIC DREAMER Barney Bentall (True North) Cosmic Dreamer is a quiet album that follows roughly the same path as the solo records Barney’s been...

Music Reviews by John the Rock Doctor – Dec 2022

WILD MYSTIC MOUNTAIN Charlie Treat (independent) *** Bluegrass anyone?  This East Nashville singer/ songwriter is drawing on his rural upbringing in the raw, rootsy tradition...

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...