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Dumbo Q&A with Tim Burton and the Cast

Dumbo Q&A with Tim Burton and the Cast By Fred Topel. Dumbo is the star of Dumbo, but Dumbo wasn’t available for interviews. What a diva....
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – March 24th, 2019

HALFWAY HOME BY MORNING Matt Andersen (True North) ****** This soulful singer from New Brunswick is back with his tenth album, and it’s a beauty. ...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – March 18th, 2019

JACKPOT! Vegas Strip Kings (Gutbukit Records) ***** This one of the most fun records I have come across in awhile.  Excellent musicianship forges a mix...
Music Reviews By The Rock Doctor - 2018

Music Reviews by the Rock Doctor – March 5th, 2019

THIS LAND Gary Clark Jr. (Warner Bros.) **** ½ This is Clark’s 3rd studio album, and his most stylistically diverse to date.  Loud, angry and...

Captain Marvel: Brie Larson Q&A

Captain Marvel: Brie Larson Q&A By Fred Topel. Brie Larson has been one to watch for a long time. If you didn’t see her gut wrenching...
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...