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– Lucas Jack by Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Lucas Jack’s Sun City is a must for fans of piano driven easy listening. With influences such as Billy Joel and Elton John, one can’t go wrong. The full length record is laced with feel good hits like “Don’t Get Carried Away (Curtis)” and “Where We Are (We Belong)”…

– By Michal Elizabeth Smith – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Lorde’s debut chart-topping EP, The Love Club is catchy and captivating. The New Zealand powerhouse will blow listeners’ minds to epic proportions, especially since the pseudonymous Ella Yelich-O’Connor is a mere sixteen years old. The five song EP contains a perfect co…

– By Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Alice in Chains returns with their Beach Boys-on-steroids harmonies and a new album The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. The band starts off strong with the first single from the album, “Hollow.” Track one sets the signature dark mood that has made the band a household name and is pr…

MAYHEM FEST – AUGUST 4TH – GEXA ENERGY PAVILION (Dallas, TX) – By Jerry Rutherford – The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is always something to look forward to for literally thousands of Hard Rock/Heavy Music fans here in the DFW area not to mention in and around North Texas each year when it rolls through town. …

– By Austin Reed – Say what you will about the virtues of rock and roll. Say that it stands apart from other genres because of the malleable properties that effortlessly blend the best of every genre that surrounds it. Say it’s progressive because it provides a no-holds-barred creative outlet for some of the most obscu…

– By Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Scottish indie pop band Camera Obscura fifth LP Desire Lines is a stellar combination of musical whimsy and chilled-to-the-max vocals.  Front-woman Tracyanne Campbell takes an endless-summer lyrical approach to her band’s sun bleached stylings; the results are stellar. The albu…

– By Chris Whitehead – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Let me start off by saying this is a much better album than their last LP Coaster. NOFX isn’t a band for everyone, but for those that have grown up over the last 25 years with them, you know what to expect. There’s well placed humor, Mike’s political and religious views, and a…

– By Austin Reed – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Critics and loyalists alike have been quick to deliver very polarizing reviews on French-based electro-funk forefathers Daft Punk’s latest LP, Random Access Memories. And it seems like a 50/50 split, either receiving venerated praise for igniting the revival of live-action dance m…