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Battle Tapes vs. The Battle of Los Angeles

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Let the truth be told… Battle Tapes are L.A.’s best rock and roll band…  They formed in 2010 and in their tenure saw  critically acclaimed EP's and a debut album…“Polygon” that was released late last year. With the plethora of “synth/indie/po ...
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Brian Whelan In Sugarland

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Brian Whelan can make slow songs dramatic, sad songs tragic and up-tempo songs frolic. He seems to be enjoying himself at every turn; which means you will to! His second album which will be released on March 25th, "Sugarland" (I refuse to call it a "sophomore" album) realizes that though he may n ...
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David Bowie And The Elite Eight

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The death of David Bowie sent a resounding message to rock and roll fans all over the globe. We are all vulnerable and subject to life’s termination. If you were a Bowie fan at any time of his career it was his guitarists that made each of his morphs that much more interesting. Each Bowie phase ha ...
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Brian Whelan And Primal Twang

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L.A. based singer/songwriter/ producer.. Brian Whelan  sends spiritual consolation  through his music. His dossier includes playing with the likes of Chuck Berry and Dwight Yoakam. Whelan learned to play guitar before he could walk! The album "Decider" is a few ...
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Biters….. Low Lives in High Definition

Before heavy metal, thrash, speed metal, black metal, glam metal  and nu-metal, their hard-rock precursor blasted from arenas worldwide. Simple straightforward songs about sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll (and the occasional power ballad) from the likes of AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, Deep Purple, Kiss, Led ...
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Cool Hand.— Rod Melancon

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Rod Melancon is a star! His musical reverence is so compelling and heart felt that you finally have that sigh of relief that there is greatness on the horizon. If you’ve tired from Bruce Springsteen or John Mellencamp, including “Nebraska”, “The Ghost of Tom Joad” and “R ...
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The Story of Cisco And Dewey

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words; if so then a song is worth a million. The ethos of California Country is greatly told and inspired by Cisco & Dewey (Tony Marsico aka Cisco..  Darran Falcone aka Dewey) ... They aren’t robbers per say, nor do they have any cowboy ...
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Mungomania and The Money-Go-Round

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The British rock scene in the early 70’s was bombastic to say the least.  Bands like Black Sabbath, Cream and Led Zeppelin were starting  out and receiving  blanket  radio airplay on both sides of the Atlantic. Out of nowhere ...
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Jon Byrne Beneath the Stains of Time

Jon Byrne Beneath the Stains of Time

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British songwriter/performer Jon Byrne proves that marching to one’s own beat proves that genius and insanity are much the same. Reminiscent of The Kinks Ray Davies had done during his more productive years he would write about social injustices of Great Britain under the auspices of humor and sar ...
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