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"Dead Vine Blues" by The Grails

The Grails hail from Portland, Oregon. "Dead Vine Blues" sounds nothing like Portland. It's an instrumental track that hints at the Old West, but ...
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Radio Moscow

Radio Moscow Radio Moscow Alive 2007 Recommended for fans of big, bluesy guitars. Also recommended for fans of lava lamps, beaded curtains, ...
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Cobra Verde, Sounder, Juniper Bends. Grog Shop 03.24.07

I'm always amazed by the record reviewers who are surprised by Cobra Verde's lack of pretension, and the manner in which they embrace feel-good ...
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Ins, Outs, What Have Yous

The Black Diamonds are now a power trio after singer Chad VanGils took leave from the band. A new e.p. under a new name, The Suede Brothers, will ...
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Where To Rock It

News coming out of the Cobra Verde camp is that they've finished recording a new album, and mixing is well under way. Even better news for ...
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"Time Sick Son Of A Grizzly Bear" by The Mother Hips

If it's Thursday, then it's time for Rock 'N' Roll. The Mother Hips have been around the old rock block for a while, their first release, Back ...
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"Gimme Shelter" by Patti Smith

I've always wanted vH1 to produce Rock 'N' Roll Name That Tune. "Gimme Shelter?" I can name it in one note. That first elongated guitar note, ...
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Catching Up With Wild Sweet Orange and Beat Radio

Wild Sweet Orange have been featured on I Rock Cleveland a couple times over the past year. They're still from Birmingham, AL, they're still ...
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Crazy Talk

This is going to sound absurd...but I've been busy listening to music and not writing about it. Wild. I know. Living With The Living, by Ted ...
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The I Rock Cleveland Arcade Fire Watch

The Arcade Fire Watch is over. 14 Days after first purchasing Neon Bible I finally made my way to the bitter end, and I stick by my initial ...
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