Shane’s Top 21 Songs of 2021

Shane's Top 21 Songs of 2021 By Shane Collins 2021 has seen a wide spectrum of natural disasters, political unrest and the continuing reach and shadow...

Back on the block with the Bizkit

Back on the block with the Bizkit By Shane Collins Fred Durst may be on to something with his new Dad swagger.  Limp Bizkit is back and...

The Polish Ambassador

THE POLISH AMBASSADOR Lush Dubington In a previous article, I wrote about how the music we listen to changes with the seasons. For me, I seem...

The changing of the seasons by Shane Collins

The changing of the seasons The wine is sweet on my lips as I sit here, watching the smoke of my campfire billow up to...

TURNSTILE: Welcome to a thrashing of the new

Welcome to a thrashing of the new This is not really a review, but a confession of sorts. Turnstile is a new band for me....

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR September 1, 2021

ARISING Dirkschneider & The Old Gang (AFM) ****+ Well this is cool.  If you’ve been missing the sound of classic Accept, this is as close...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR August 23, 2021

MOOD SWINGS Andy Peake (Biglittle Records) ***** Usually when I find out a disc is a drummer’s solo album my first thought is “Uh oh…”....

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR August 17, 2021

DIFFERENT HAT Seth James (Tiny Ass Records) ****+ West Texas native, guitar slinger and soulful singer Seth James follows up 2019’s Good Life with another...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR August 10th, 2021

TESTIFY X (Frontiers) **** This is the third album for these melodic hard rockers out of Norway, following 2014’s Wintersleep, plus 2018’s Big City...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR August 9th, 2021

RADIO ON!  Lee Aaron (Metalville) **** Lee Aaron has been on a tear since coming back to doing hard rock albums with 2016’s Fire and...