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Sweet and Lynch – Only to Rise (2015)

Sweet and Lynch – Only to Rise (2015)

I worried going into Sweet and Lynch’s ‘Only to Rise’ about the way Michael Sweet and George Lynch would mesh. I shouldn’t have.

Toto, “Bend” from Toto XIV  (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Toto, “Bend” from Toto XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Porcaro’s official return to Toto hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. An import bonus track from the upcoming ‘Toto XIV’ fixes that.

Toto, “Orphan” from Toto XIV (2015): One Track Mind

Toto, “Orphan” from Toto XIV (2015): One Track Mind

If you loved Toto before, this is a song that will speak to that passion. If you wondered whether they still had anything left, “Orphan” answers that, too.

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

Unbent by the years, DeYoung reclaims one of his best early Styx songs.

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

More often than not, this amounts to prog for the easy-listening set.

Something Else! Interview: Ted Nugent on his new music, the great outdoors and the state of the union

Something Else! Interview: Ted Nugent on his new music, the great outdoors and the state of the union

Could we possibly see … Ted Nugent for president?

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

Jon Davison says a lengthy period on the road smoothed the way for his first studio work with Yes.

Sebastian Bach – Give ‘Em Hell (2014)

Sebastian Bach – Give ‘Em Hell (2014)

While I’ve quite enjoyed most of Sebastian Bach’s solo records, and ‘Give ‘Em Hell’ is no exception, I voice the same annoyance with each one.

One Track Mind: Asia, “Valkyrie” from Gravitas (2014)

Once the proposed title for the first album from this new iteration of Asia, “Valkyrie” finds John Wetton fashioning an epic tale of struggle and of redemption — something that couldn’t be further away from the compact pop of signature hits like “Heat of the Moment.”

Something Else! sneak peek: Red Dragon Cartel, “Feeder” from Red Dragon Cartel (2014)

Since the death of vocalist Ray Gillen and the end of Badlands, we haven’t heard much from Jake E. Lee.