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David Cook: Digital Vein

“…if it’s unlikely Cook could bring this brand of mid-2000s mainstream rock into the Top 40 in 2015, he at least delivers an album that satisfies.” -Allmusic Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Chris Cornell: Higher Truth

“While Higher Truth never seems as self-consciously confessional as Euphoria Mourning, this mellow simplicity is an attribute: a relaxed Cornell creates a comforting mood piece that’s enveloping in its warmth.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Disturbed: Immortalized

“…as per usual, Don Donegan’s stellar guitar work is the glue that keeps the whole affair from disappearing into the populist ether” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Rob Thomas: The Great Unknown

“…the lightness is palpable and welcome, whether it surfaces on the cheerfully cheesy come-on ‘I Think We’d Feel Good Together’ or the modulated disco pulse of ‘Things You Said’ and ‘Trust You,’ the first single from Thomas since ‘Smooth’ that could qualify as an unabashed party” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways

“Constructed as an aural travelog through the great rock & roll cities of America — a journey that was documented on an accompanying HBO mini-series of the same name — Sonic Highways picks up the thread left dangling from Sound City: Real to Reel; it celebrates not the coiled fury of underground rock exploding into […]

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“For years, the easy point of comparison for Muse and their brand of driving rock was Radiohead, but as the trio has grown, it became clearer and clearer that the sound they were really striving for was something akin to the pure spectacle of Queen….[T]he enormity of their sound is best captured in the live […]

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Daughtry: Baptized

“DAUGHTRY has never allowed DAUGHTRY to be silly before this record. This relative lightness makes a big difference — it also helps that the music itself is relatively nimble — and, ultimately, this turns Baptized into the best album he or his band has made. He’s updated his sound just enough to stay relevant but, […]

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