ART OFFICIAL AGE Prince (Warner)   Not many artists this far into their career still generate work of any real interest, but Prince has done exactly that.  Returning to his original label so long after their epic legal battles is...
STEP BACK Johnny Winter (Megaforce) ***** +Talk about going out with a bang! Readied for release in the months or so before his death, Step Back is one of Johnny’s very best records in a long and distinguished career,...
LULLABY… AND THE CEASELESS ROAR Robert Plant (Nonesuch/ Warner Bros.) *****This is Robert Plant’s first studio album since 2010’s Band of Joy, and the first he’s written lyrics for since 2005’s Mighty Rearranger. Always a restless musical spirit, Plant...
CALIFORNIA BREED California Breed (Frontiers) ** ½This is the first and possibly only album from California Breed. Born from the wreckage of Black Country Communion, this is old fashioned adrenaline fueled chunky rock & roll.C-B is singer/ bassist Glenn...