John The Rock Doctor

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 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...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 11, 2022

DEJA HOODOO Lew Jetton & 61 South (Endless Blues Records) ****+ Lew Jetton & 61 South are back to charm us with the 5th album...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 3, 2022

BADDER TO THE BONE Eliza Neals (E-H Records) ***** When people talk about the blues Chicago and Memphis are mentioned, but Detroit belongs in that...

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

THE MISSING FOURTH GUEST Lia Hide (Conch Town Records) **** In the 32+ years I’ve written album reviews, I’ve never heard anything quite like this. ...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR April 20, 2022

BROTHER JOHNNY Edgar Winter (Quarto Valley Records) ***** More often than not tribute records are watered down, unfocused, well intentioned but meandering affairs. In this...