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Evanescence – Nope, Quite the Opposite~!

Evanescence’s self-titled third studio album delivers the same epic grandeur, heavy guitars, orchestral layering, and brilliant, emotive vocals that we’ve come to expect of Rock Goddess Amy Lee. It just takes some “wearing in” to find that magic feel. Continue reading

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Chickenfoot III – Rocks Hard~!

SuperGroup Chickenfoot released its second album September 27th, 2011. Chickenfoot III rocks hard, picking up right where Chickenfoot I left off. And nobody said they were good at math. Continue reading

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Joe Bonamassa – The Rest of the Story

The thoughtfully considered, “worn-in” comprehensive yet executive level review of the Joe Bonamassa discography follows. Continue reading

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Joe Bonamassa – The Best Guitarist You’ve Never Heard Of!

~ Until Now! ¬†Because that’s what I’m here for! ~ JDPF Music Reviews 2011 – Joe Bonamassa Wow! Twice in one year, I’ve been stunned by my own ignorance of music. ¬†I now concede, in Rumsfeldian terms, that “I don’t … Continue reading

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David Cook – Better than Ever! -`-

David Cook has just released his sophomore album–This Loud Morning. This album showcases a more seasoned, reflective Cook–showing him at his best since his Idol winning run. Continue reading

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The Black Keys – Where Have I Been?

The Black Keys are a force in modern music, creating killer music for over a decade. So, where have I been? This article highlights the music of the Black Keys, from their roots to the seemingly ubiquitous role they play amidst pop-culture in 2011. Check ’em out! Continue reading

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Paul McDonald – A Proven Artist Already!

This Idol season yielded a true-professional in Paul McDonald. Voted off 8th, the 26 year-old hails from Huntsville, Alabama. Before Idol, Paul McDonald was (and still remains) the lead vocalist of The Grand Magnolias, formerly known as the Hightide Blues. The Grand Magnolias have one self-titled album, released last November. Continue reading

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