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Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – Feb 21st, 2019

BORN TO FLY Jetboy (Frontiers) **** Jeez, maybe I like hair metal more than I thought.  Jetboy was founded in 1983, this is their...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – Feb 8th, 2019

THE TEAL ALBUM Weezer (Crush Music/ Atlantic Records) ***   A wonderful surprise from Weezer, a disc of cover songs released just a month ahead...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – Jan. 28th, 2019

NOBODY TOLD ME John Mayall (Forty Below) ***** In a string of impressive late career records, John Mayall is about to release a beauty- possibly...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – Jan. 11th, 2019

OTHER PEOPLE’S STUFF John Mellencamp (Republic) *****+ Tried to get to this before Christmas but ran out of road, steam, and I-Tunes cards. Other People’s...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – The BEST of 2018!

THE BEST MUSIC OF 2018, ACCORDING TO JOHN THE ROCK DOCTOR From January to December of 2018, I wrote and published 22 album review columns...

Nicole Kidman Q&A: Destroyer and her legendary career

Nicole Kidman Q&A: Destroyer and her legendary career By Fred Topel Nicole Kidman was a guest of honor at the AFI Fest film festival in Hollywood...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – Dec. 17th, 2018

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) *****+ Just when you think he’s done it all, The Boss finds a new way to reach in...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – Dec. 3rd, 2018

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY SOUNDTRACK Queen (Hollywood Records) *****+ Here’s the soundtrack to the movie, the story of Queen and, more specifically, Freddie Mercury. The film was...

Natalie Portman Q&A: Vox Lux

Natalie Portman Q&A: Vox Lux By Fred Topel Natalie Portman can do anything a role requires. She shot guns as a child in The Professional, danced...

Benicio Del Toro Q&A: Escape at Dannemora

Benicio Del Toro Q&A: Escape at Dannemora By Fred Topel Movie stars keep flocking to television and Showtime keeps landing A-listers. They’ve got William H. Macy on...