Reviews

Heart, ‘Stairway to Heaven’ – Song Review
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart chose the iconic Led Zeppelin song 'Stairway to Heaven' to play for the legends at the Kennedy Center Honors late last year. The performance stirred up emotions deep within Robert Plant and brought the entire audience to their feet. A well-rehearsed, talented …
Natalie Maines, ‘Mother’ (Pink Floyd Cover) – Song Review
Natalie Maines is supporting the West Memphis Three with a cover of Pink Floyd's 'Mother' for 'West of Memphis: Voices For Justice,' a benefit album for Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin, whose story is told in the 2012 'West of Memphis' documentary. The longtime Dixie Chicks si…
Aerosmith, ‘Can’t Stop Lovin’ You’ – Song Review
Red flags were raised when it was learned that one of the songs on Aerosmith's new record, 'Music from Another Dimension,' was a duet with country superstar Carrie Underwood. The very thought of it seemed more manufactured by the folks at 'American Idol,' which Underwood won…
Jimi Hendrix, ‘Somewhere’ – Song Review
Jimi Hendrix is one of the most exhaustively chronicled musicians in rock music history. Though he released just three studio albums in his lifetime, he has been the subject of a seemingly inexhaustible series of mostly-exploitative posthumous releases.
On March 5, Experience Hendrix hopes to rectify…
Bon Jovi, ‘Because We Can’ – Song Review
The lead single from Bon Jovi's upcoming 'What About Now' album is as pop-friendly as anything the group has released. Bright production and a message of inspiration turn 'Because We Can' into a song mainstream radio may embrace like the latest 'American Idol' cont…
Eric Clapton, ‘Looking at the Rain’ – Song Review
We're coming up on the Dec. 18 release date of the 35th Anniversary Edition of Eric Clapton's 1977 album, 'Slowhand.' There are five configurations to choose from, depending on how much you love the album; however, all of them feature four previously unreleased songs. One of them…
Led Zeppelin, ‘Kashmir’ [Live] – Song Review
Led Zeppelin come roaring back to life with the release of this live version of 'Kashmir,' which is the first single from the forthcoming 'Celebration Day' project. Impacting at radio right now, the powerful and moody track demonstrates the group at the height of their collective…
Rolling Stones, ‘Doom and Gloom’ – Song Review
Abstract pseudo-political lyrics and the best rock and roll rhythm section around drives the Rolling Stones' new song 'Doom and Gloom' through three meaty verses and one must-hear-live chorus. It's a song that will stand up to the hits on the band's new 'Grrr!' alb…

Load More Articles