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CD REVIEW: KOBRA AND THE LOTUS - Prevail I

June 28, 2017 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: May 12, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur I was first a...
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CD REVIEW: STYX - The Mission

June 20, 2017 - Label: ALPHA DOG 2T/UMe Release Date: June 16, 2017 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Styx wen...
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CD REVIEW: LINKIN PARK - One More Light

June 12, 2017 - Label: Warner Bros. Records Release Date: May 19, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur I love...
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CD REVIEW: MAMMOTH MAMMOTH - Mount The Mountain

June 09, 2017 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: April 28, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur The latest...
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CD REVIEW: BUCKSTEIN - Country Side [EP]

June 08, 2017 - Label: Angry Duck Records Release Date: June 2, 2017 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Country...
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CD REVIEW: MARK SLAUGHTER - Halfway There

June 07, 2017 - Label: EMP Label Group Release Date: May 26, 2017 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Mark Slaug...
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CD REVIEW: EDGE OF FREE - Edge Of Free

June 06, 2017 - Label: Digitally Sound Records Release Date: May 19, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur I wa...
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CD / DVD REVIEW: THE DEAD DAISIES - Live & Louder

June 01, 2017 - Label: Spitfire Music / SPV Release Date: May 19, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Having...
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CD REVIEW: BODY COUNT - Bloodlust

May 31, 2017 - Label: Century Media Records Release Date: March 31, 2017 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Bo...
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CD REVIEW: ECLIPSE - Momentum

May 30, 2017 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: March 24, 2017 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur E...
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CD REVIEW: NIGHT RANGER - Don't Let Up

May 24, 2017 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: March 24, 2017 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur N...
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CD REVIEW: BLACK MIRRORS - Funky Queen [EP]

May 18, 2017 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: March 3, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Another EP m...
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CD REVIEW: COLT FORD - Love Hope Faith

May 18, 2017 - Label: Average Joe's Entertainment Group Release Date: May 5, 2017 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolico...
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CD REVIEW: LANE CHANGE - Rise [EP]

May 15, 2017 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 24, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur With music...
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CD REVIEW: MEW - Visuals

May 12, 2017 - Label: Play It Again Sam Records Release Date: April 28, 2017 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: RICHIE KOTZEN - Salting Earth

May 11, 2017 - Label: Headroom-Inc. Release Date: April 14, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur With the mo...
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CD REVIEW: ASHLEY RILEY - Can't Let You Go [EP]

April 13, 2017 - Label: Riled Up Records Release Date: March 3, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur There seem...
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CD REVIEW: MAPS TO THE HOLLYWOOD SCARS - Volume One [EP]

March 28, 2017 - Label: New Ocean Media - DIGITAL ONLY Release Date: February 17, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolic...
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CD REVIEW: EDENBRIDGE - The Great Momentum

March 23, 2017 - Label: Steamhammer / SPV Release Date: February 17, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur I rea...
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CD REVIEW: DEREK DAVIS - Revolutionary Soul

March 14, 2017 - Label: Apocalypse Records Release Date: March 7, 2017 Rating: 7.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur The la...
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CD REVIEW: STEPHEN PEARCY - Smash

March 03, 2017 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 95/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Ste...
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CD REVIEW: MATT RECORD - Black Swan [EP]

March 02, 2017 - Label: Captain Beardo Records Release Date: April 7, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Sing...
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CD REVIEW: JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE - He Saw It Comin'

February 28, 2017 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Jack...
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CD REVIEW: GHOST SEASON - Like Stars In A Neon Sky

February 27, 2017 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur T...
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CD REVIEW: JUDITH OWEN - Somebody's Child

February 27, 2017 - Label: Twanky Records Release Date: March 3, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Judith Owen...
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CD REVIEW: GREYWIND - Afterthoughts

February 16, 2017 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Newcom...
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CD REVIEW: BRANTLEY GILBERT - The Devil Don't Sleep

February 15, 2017 - Label: Valory Music Co. Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Some a...
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CD REVIEW: QUINN SULLIVAN - Midnight Highway

February 10, 2017 - Label: Provogue Recoords Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Music...
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CD REVIEW: SARAH DARLING - Dream Country

February 07, 2017 - Label: Be Darling Release Date: February 10, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Sarah Darlin...
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CD REVIEW: NIGHTMARE - Dead Sun

February 06, 2017 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: January 20, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur I dig new mu...
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CD REVIEW: AS LIONS - Selfish Age

February 03, 2017 - Label: Better Noise Records Release Date: January 20, 2017 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur A...
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CD REVIEW: BRETT WISCONS - The Heineken Sessions

January 19, 2017 - Label: Mad Diamond Entertainment / Captain Beardo Records Release Date: October 28, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: To...
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CD REVIEW: SHALLOW SIDE - One [EP]

January 17, 2017 - Label: Thermal Entertainment Release Date: January 13, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur EP...
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CD REVIEW: SIN CAMINO - Without A Path [EP]

January 16, 2017 - Label: Lamon Records Release Date: January 13, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur With 2017...
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CD REVIEW: BEASTO BLANCO - BEASTO BLANCO

January 06, 2017 - Label: Rat Pak Records Release Date: November 25, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Chuck...
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CD REVIEW: FM - Indiscreet 30

January 05, 2017 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: November 4, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: TYKETTO - Reach

January 04, 2017 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: October 14, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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NEWS: TODDSTAR'S TOP 50 RELEASES OF 2016 + LIVE RECAP

December 29, 2016 - As the year closes out... it is literally less than 62 hours from now until the end of 2016... I am faced with ranking a...
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CD REVIEW: SIXX A.M. - Prayers For The Blessed (Vol. 2)

December 28, 2016 - Label: Eleven Seven Music Group Release Date: November 18, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: LUCIFERIAN LIGHT ORCHESTRA - Black EP

December 27, 2016 - Label: Svart Records Release Date: December 9, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Forget t...
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CD REVIEW: JOCELYN & CHRIS ARNDT - Still, A Holiday Collection

December 27, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: December 2, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Christmas mu...
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CD REVIEW: METALLICA - Hardwired... To Self-Destruct

December 16, 2016 - Label: Blackened Recordings Release Date: November 18, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur O...
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CD / DVD REVIEW: EXTREME - Pornograffitti Live 25 / Metal Meltdown

December 14, 2016 - Label: Loud & Proud Records Release Date: October 28, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Th...
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CD REVIEW: PRINCE - 4Ever

December 06, 2016 - Label: NPG Records / Warner Bros. Records Release Date: November 22, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar"...
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CD REVIEW: RED REIGN - Red Reign

December 05, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: November 4, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Red Reign ar...
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CD REVIEW: AS LIONS - Aftermath

November 18, 2016 - Label: Better Noise Records Release Date: October 14, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur New...
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CD REVIEW: RIK EMMETT & RESOLUTION 9 - RES 9

November 15, 2016 - Label: Provogue / Mascot Release Date: November 11, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I c...
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CD REVIEW: DARKHAUS - When Sparks Ignite

November 08, 2016 - Label: Oblivion / SPV Release Date: September 30, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Tax se...
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CD REVIEW: ROSSINGTON - Take It On Faith

November 07, 2016 - Label: Loud & Proud Records Release Date: November 4, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I...
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CD REVIEW: BLEEKER - Erase You

November 04, 2016 - Label: Five Seven Music Release Date: October 21, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur When...
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CD REVIEW: DEANA MARTIN - Swing Street

November 03, 2016 - Label: Big Fish Records Release Date: September 9, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Whil...
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CD REVIEW: THE PRETTY RECKLESS - Who You Selling For

November 01, 2016 - Label: Razor & Tie Release Date: October 21, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Every once...
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CD REVIEW: TAKIDA - A Perfect World

October 25, 2016 - Label: The End Records Release Date: October 21, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A lot of...
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CD REVIEW: EDEN'S CURSE - Cardinal

October 25, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: October 14, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Eden's Cur...
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CD REVIEW: GINGER ALE & THE MONOWHALES - Bang

October 24, 2016 - Label: Independant Release Date: October 14, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I seem to...
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CD REVIEW: ALTER BRIDGE - The Last Hero

October 21, 2016 - Label: Caroline Release Date: October 7, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some bands del...
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CD REVIEW: I FIGHT FAIL - Voyages And Vantage Points

October 21, 2016 - Label: Standby Records Release Date: October 7, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur New music...
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CD REVIEW: IDINA MENZEL - idina.

October 17, 2016 - Label: Warner Bros. Records Release Date: September 23, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: GHOST - Popestar

October 05, 2016 - Label: Loma Vista Release Date: September 16, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I dig Ghos...
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CD REVIEW: RAVENEYE - Nova

October 04, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: September 23, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: MATTHEW CURRY - Shine On

September 30, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: September 16, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur In my book...
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CD REVIEW: LETTERS FROM THE FIRE - Worth The Pain

September 29, 2016 - Label: Sand Hill Records Release Date: September 9, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I lov...
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CD REVIEW: SERIOUS BLACK - Mirrorworld

September 27, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: September 9, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I was flo...
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CD REVIEW: EVERGREY - The Storm Within

September 23, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: September 9, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Swedish r...
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CD REVIEW: BUTCH WALKER - Stay Gold

September 22, 2016 - Label: Dangerbird Records Release Date: August 26, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur He's...
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CD REVIEW: CRUZH - Cruzh

September 21, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: August 26, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Melod...
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CD REVIEW: DELAIN - Moonbathers

September 20, 2016 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: August 26, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Symphonic...
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CD REVIEW: MOSCOW NOIR - Moscow Noir

September 19, 2016 - Label: Aurealis Records / Tutone Entertainment Release Date: July 29, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar"...
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CD REVIEW: MICHAEL SWEET - One Sided War

September 13, 2016 - Label: Rat Pak Records Release Date: August 26, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Michael...
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CD REVIEW: THE KILLING FLOOR - Tongue Tied

September 09, 2016 - Label: Outright Rock Records Release Date: August 19, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Y...
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CD REVIEW: STEVE PORCARO - Someday / Somehow

September 02, 2016 - Label: Porcara Musica Release Date: June 10, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's always...
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CD REVIEW: ONE LESS REASON - The Memories Uninvited

August 26, 2016 - Label: Tattooed Millionaire Records Release Date: August 26, 2016 Rating: 7/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD / DVD REVIEW: KISS - Kiss Rocks Vegas

August 24, 2016 - Label: Eagle Rock Entertainment Release Date: August 26, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: BLOODY HAMMERS - Lovely Sort Of Death

August 17, 2016 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: August 5, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Anders Mang...
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CD REVIEW: BLACKFOOT - Southern Native

August 09, 2016 - Label: Loud & Proud Records Release Date: August 5, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur With...
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CD REVIEW: THE DEAD DAISIES - Make Some Noise

August 04, 2016 - Label: Spitfire Music / SPV Release Date: August 5, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some...
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CD REVIEW: OLIVIA LANE - Olivia Lane

July 26, 2016 - Label: Big Spark Music Group Date: July 29, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The latest EP...
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CD REVIEW: KISSIN' DYNAMITE - Generation Goodbye

July 22, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: July 22, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's always f...
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CD REVIEW: SALIVA - Loves, Lies & Therapy

July 21, 2016 - Label: uMe Release Date: June 10, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Saliva is still out the...
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CD REVIEW: KIDSONFIRE - KidsonFire

July 20, 2016 - Label: Independent Date: June 20, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Indie EP's can go eit...
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CD REVIEW: TIFFANY - A Million Miles

July 01, 2016 - Label: Tiffany / Only The Girl, Inc. Release Date: March 31, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES - Hollywood Vampires

June 29, 2016 - Label: Republic / UMe Release Date: September 11, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Supergr...
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CD REVIEW: FOGHAT - Under The Influence

June 27, 2016 - Label: Foghat Records Release Date: June 24, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Foghat - a...
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CD REVIEW: BREE - New Skin

June 21, 2016 - Label: Werewolf Tunes Release Date: June 3, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Having chec...
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CD REVIEW: RED TIDE RISING - Voices

June 17, 2016 - Label: Independent Date: May 6, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What happens when you tak...
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CD REVIEW: SPRAYGUN WAR - Into The Blackness

June 10, 2016 - Label: Spraygun War Records Date: June 10, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I love Buckc...
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CD REVIEW: WHITFORD ST. HOLMES - Reunion

June 09, 2016 - Label: Mailboat Records Release Date: June 3, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Super grou...
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CD / DVD REVIEW: IMAGINE DRAGONS - Smoke + Mirrors Live

June 07, 2016 - Label: Eagle Rock Entertainment Release Date: June 3, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I...
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CD REVIEW: TED POLEY - Beyond The Fade

June 06, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: May 13, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ted...
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CD REVIEW: ANDY BLACK - The Shadow Side

June 03, 2016 - Label: Republic Records Release Date: May 6, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's no se...
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CD REVIEW: DAMON JOHNSON - Echo

June 03, 2016 - Label: Double Dragon Records Date: March 21, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Damon Johnso...
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CD REVIEW: SUNSTORM - Edge Of Tomorrow

May 27, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: May 13, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Joe...
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CD REVIEW: CHEAP TRICK - Bang, Zoom, Crazy... Hello

May 25, 2016 - Label: Big Machine Records Release Date: April 1, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It has...
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CD REVIEW: CHRISTOPHER THE CONQUERED - I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll

May 24, 2016 - Label: Maximum Ames Release Date: May 13, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur With an album a...
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CD REVIEW: ELECTRIC CITIZEN - Higher Time

May 16, 2016 - Label: RidingEasy Records Release Date: May 13, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I wasn'...
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CD REVIEW: BELLA D - The Crystal Ceiling

May 13, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: May 13, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Newcomer Bella D...
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CD REVIEW: MOTHER FEATHER - Mother Feather

May 09, 2016 - Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date: May 13, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur New to...
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CD REVIEW: TREMONTI - Dust

May 06, 2016 - Label: Fret 12 Release Date: April 29, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It seems everyth...
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CD REVIEW: PURSON - Desire's Magic Theatre

May 05, 2016 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: April 29, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Every on...
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CD REVIEW: NEMESEA - Uprise

May 03, 2016 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: April 29, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Symphonic...
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CD REVIEW: THE DEFIANTS - The Defiants

April 29, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: April 15, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I...
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CD REVIEW: KLEAR - Eyes Wide Open

April 29, 2016 - Label: Lions Pride Music Date: April 4, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur This CD was une...
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CD REVIEW: SIXX A.M. - Prayers For The Damned (Vol. 1)

April 28, 2016 - Label: Eleven Seven Music Group Release Date: April 29, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: ROB ZOMBIE - Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser

April 27, 2016 - Label: UMe/T-Boy Records Release Date: April 29, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Fans h...
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CD REVIEW: VAGUS NERVE - Visceral

April 19, 2016 - Label: Independent Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Guitarist and friend Doc Coyle has been a...
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CD REVIEW: OTEP - Generation Doom

April 18, 2016 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: April 15, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Otep sign...
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CD REVIEW: BLEEKER - Bleeker

April 13, 2016 - Label: Five Seven Music Date: March 25, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Canadian rocker...
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CD REVIEW: LITA FORD - Time Capsule

April 12, 2016 - Label: Steamhammer / SPV Release Date: April 15, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It is...
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CD REVIEW: ACE FREHLEY - Origins Vol. 1

April 11, 2016 - Label: eOne Music Release Date: April 15, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Let's start t...
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CD REVIEW: TOY CALLED GOD - Dirt On Your Coffin

April 07, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: April 5, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The latest fr...
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CD REVIEW: SMILE EMPTY SOUL - Shapeshifter

April 06, 2016 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: April 1, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Sm...
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CD REVIEW: MORGAN MYLES - Miss Morgan Myles EP

April 05, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: January 8, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Morgan Myle...
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CD REVIEW: DECYFER DOWN - The Other Side Of Darkness

April 04, 2016 - Label: Fuel Music Release Date: April 1, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Decyfer Down is...
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CD REVIEW: BONFIRE - Pearls

April 01, 2016 - Label: UDR GmbH Release Date: March 25, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Bonfire has been...
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CD REVIEW: SOTO - Divak

March 30, 2016 - Label: earMUSIC Release Date: April 1, 2016 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Once again I am p...
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CD REVIEW: LEE AARON - Fire And Gasoline

March 22, 2016 - Label: Big Sister Records/ILS/Caroline Release Date: March 25, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolic...
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CD REVIEW: MIDNIGHT MOB - Honest Brutal Glorious

March 21, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: March 25, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur In the day of...
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CD REVIEW: CARDIKNOX - Portrait

March 17, 2016 - Label: Warner Bros Records Release Date: March 11, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I am a...
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CD REVIEW: PARALANDRA - All Fall Down

March 15, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: March 11, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I dig my roc...
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CD REVIEW: RECKLESS LOVE - inVader

March 11, 2016 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: March 4, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Reckless...
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CD REVIEW: HIGH WAISTED - On Ludlow

March 09, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: March 4, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I absolutely lo...
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CD REVIEW: THEM - Fear Them

March 08, 2016 - Label: Empire Records Release Date: February 11, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Once in...
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CD REVIEW: THE NEW BLACK - A Monster's Life

March 04, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: February 26, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Another new...
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CD REVIEW: KITTY IN A CASKET - Kiss & Hell

March 02, 2016 - Label: Rodeostar / SPV Records Release Date: February 26, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: ANNI PIPER - More Guitars Than Friends

March 02, 2016 - Label: Sugar Daddy Records Release Date: February 17, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The...
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CD REVIEW: THE PAUL NELSON BAND - Badass Generation

February 29, 2016 - Label: Friday Music Inc. Release Date: February 5, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's n...
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CD REVIEW: ANTHRAX - For All Kings

February 26, 2016 - Label: Megaforce Records Release Date: February 26, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur One o...
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CD REVIEW: LAST IN LINE - Heavy Crown

February 25, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: February 19, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur W...
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CD REVIEW: DELAIN - Lunar Prelude

February 23, 2016 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: February 19, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's no...
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CD REVIEW: INGLORIOUS - Inglorious

February 23, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: February 19, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur N...
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CD REVIEW: LACEY STURM - Life Screams

February 18, 2016 - Label: FOLLOWSPOT Records Release Date: February 12, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur La...
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CD REVIEW: CROSSING RUBICON - No Less Than Everything

February 16, 2016 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: February 12, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: HOLY GRAIL - Times Of Pride And Peril

February 15, 2016 - Label: Prosthetic Records Release Date: February 12, 2016 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A lo...
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CD REVIEW: THE CULT - Hidden City

February 15, 2016 - Label: Cooking Vinyl / Dine Alone Records Release Date: February 5, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jo...
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CD REVIEW: HUNTER VALENTINE - The Pledge

February 12, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 14, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Rockers Hun...
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CD REVIEW: EMIL BULLS - XX

February 12, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: February 5, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur How does a b...
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CD REVIEW: THE FLUX MACHINE - Louder!

February 11, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 26, 2016 Rating: 7.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Sometimes...
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CD REVIEW: THUNDER - All You Can Eat

February 11, 2016 - Label: earMUSIC Release Date: February 12, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur After dropping...
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CD REVIEW: AUNT MARY - New Dawn

February 10, 2016 - Label: Wind-up Records Release Date: February 12, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I can't...
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CD REVIEW: SHAKRA - High Noon

February 10, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: February 5, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I was tota...
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CD REVIEW: RADIO EXILE - Radio Exile

February 10, 2016 - Label: HighVol Music Release Date: December 13, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Melodic...
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CD REVIEW: RESURRECTION KINGS - Resurrection Kings

February 09, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: January 29, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Fr...
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CD REVIEW: LORRIE MORGAN - Letting Go... Slow

February 09, 2016 - Label: Shanachie Entertainment Release Date: February 12, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: THE VEER UNION - Decade

February 08, 2016 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: January 29, 2016 Rating: 7.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: PRIMAL FEAR - Rulebreaker

February 04, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: January 29, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Th...
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CD REVIEW: NORDIC UNION - Nordic Union

February 03, 2016 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: January 29, 2016 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Th...
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CD REVIEW: AXEL RUDI PELL - Game Of Sins

February 03, 2016 - Label: Steamhammer / SPV Release Date: January 15, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some l...
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CD REVIEW: BAD BRAD - N2 The Ether

February 02, 2016 - Label: Bad Brad Music Release Date: December 11, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Someti...
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CD REVIEW: ECLIPTICA - Ecliptified

February 01, 2016 - Label: Mars Music Productions Release Date: January 15, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: WHEEL IN THE SKY - Heading For The Night

January 20, 2016 - Label: The Sign Records Release Date: December 11, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What d...
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CD REVIEW: MANIMAL - Trapped In The Shadows

January 18, 2016 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: January 22, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Swedish he...
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CD REVIEW: ESCALANE - The Days Of Decay

January 12, 2016 - Label: Inverse Records Release Date: January 22, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Here's...
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CD REVIEW: 7 YEAR BITCH - Live At Moe

January 11, 2016 - Label: MOE Recordings Release Date: January 15, 2016 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Twenty...
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CD REVIEW: WALKING WITH GIANTS - Worlds Unknown

January 06, 2016 - Label: Independent Release Date: January 15, 2016 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Unknown is r...
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CD REVIEW: JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES - Second Psychedelic Coming: The Aquarius Tapes

January 04, 2016 - Label: Svart Records Release Date: December 11, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Occult...
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CD REVIEW: BLOOD RED SAINTS - Speedway

December 31, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: December 4, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Fron...
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CD REVIEW: FIND ME - Dark Angel

December 24, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: December 4, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Melo...
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NEWS: TODDSTAR'S TOP 50 RELEASES OF 2015

December 23, 2015 - Once again, it is that time of the year where I attempt to rank all of the great releases of the year - not just the roc...
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CD REVIEW: A THOUSAND HORSES - Southernality

December 11, 2015 - Label: Republic Nashville Release Date: June 9, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur While I...
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CD REVIEW: HONEYMOON DISEASE - The Transcendence

December 10, 2015 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: November 20, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I am not...
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CD REVIEW: SHUMAUN - Shumaun

November 13, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: November 13, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur For the mos...
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CD REVIEW: ESCAPE THE FATE - Hate Me

November 12, 2015 - Label: Eleven Seven Music Release Date: October 30, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Escap...
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CD REVIEW: SPIDERS - Why Don't You [EP]

November 04, 2015 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: October 16, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Spider...
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CD REVIEW: THE TENORS - Under One Sky

November 04, 2015 - Label: Universal Music Group Release Date: June 2, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ever...
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CD REVIEW: ADAKAIN - Never Coming Home

October 29, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: November 6, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A lot of ban...
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CD REVIEW: CHASTAIN - We Bleed Metal

October 28, 2015 - Label: Leviathan Records Release Date: November 6, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur David...
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CD REVIEW: AMARANTHE - Breaking Point B-Sides 2011-2015

October 27, 2015 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: October 30, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Amaran...
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CD REVIEW: JOEL HOEKSTRA'S 13 - Dying To Live

October 27, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: October 16, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Mo...
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CD REVIEW: VOODOO HILL - Waterfall

October 26, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: October 16, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Vood...
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CD REVIEW: BELLUSIRA - The Healing

October 19, 2015 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: October 16, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: MARTINA EDOFF - Unity

October 14, 2015 - Label: Into Records Release Date: October 16, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Melodic r...
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CD REVIEW: MARENNA - My Unconditional Faith [EP]

October 14, 2015 - Label: Lions Pride Music Release Date: August 31, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Another...
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CD REVIEW: HORYZON - Horyzon [EP]

October 13, 2015 - Label: Lions Pride Music Release Date: September 28, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Th...
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CD REVIEW: SICK OF SARAH - Anthem

October 12, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: June 30, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I am never sure...
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CD REVIEW: MICHAEL MONROE - Blackout States

October 12, 2015 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: October 9, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some 80...
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CD REVIEW: BART CROW - The Parade

September 29, 2015 - Label: Beryn Art Records Release Date: October 2, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Country...
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CD REVIEW: W.A.S.P. - Golgotha

September 25, 2015 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: October 2, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur 80's met...
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CD REVIEW: 21 OCTAYNE - 2.0

September 24, 2015 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: October 2, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I really du...
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CD REVIEW: ENTWINE - Chaotic Nation

September 24, 2015 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: October 2, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Anothe...
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CD REVIEW: SEVENDUST - Kill The Flaw

September 23, 2015 - Label: 7Bros. Records Release Date: October 2, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Sevendus...
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CD REVIEW: HUNTRESS - Static

September 21, 2015 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: September 25, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I was...
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CD REVIEW: OPERATION: MINDCRIME - The Key

September 18, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: September 18, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: CHRISTIAN MISTRESS - To Your Death

September 17, 2015 - Label: Relapse Records Release Date: September 18, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some...
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CD REVIEW: TO/DIE/FOR - Cult

September 17, 2015 - Label: Massacre Records Release Date: September 18, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Mel...
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CD REVIEW: STRATOVARIUS - Eternal

September 15, 2015 - Label: earMusic Release Date: September 18, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Once again...
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CD REVIEW: GRACE POTTER - Midnight

September 14, 2015 - Label: Hollywood Records Release Date: August 14, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Grace P...
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CD REVIEW: SCORPIONS - Return To Forever

September 11, 2015 - Label: New Door / Universal Music Release Date: September 11, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolico...
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CD REVIEW: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH - Got Your Six

September 11, 2015 - Label: Prospect Park Release Date: September 4, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur For any...
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CD REVIEW: GIN WIGMORE - Blood To Bone

September 11, 2015 - Label: Island Records Release Date: August 28, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The latest...
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CD REVIEW: MOTÖRHEAD - Bad Magic

September 09, 2015 - Label: UDR GmbH Release Date: August 28, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It is inevitable...
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CD REVIEW: RAVENEYE - Breaking Out

September 08, 2015 - Label: Rook Recordings Release Date: April 28, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Better l...
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CD REVIEW: DEVIL CITY ANGELS - Devil City Angels

September 01, 2015 - Label: Century Media Records Release Date: September 18, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: DIEMONDS - Never Wanna Die

August 26, 2015 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: September 4, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Modern r...
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CD REVIEW: BRIDGE TO GRACE - Origins

August 19, 2015 - Label: Long Run Records Release Date: August 28, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The guys...
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CD REVIEW: MAD MAX - Thunder, Storm, and Passion

August 17, 2015 - Label: Steelhammer / SPV Records Release Date: September 4, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeu...
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CD REVIEW: EAT THE GUN - Howlinwood

August 17, 2015 - Label: Steelhammer / SPV Records Release Date: September 4, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: BUCKCHERRY - Rock 'N' Roll

August 14, 2015 - Label: F-Bomb Records Release Date: August 21, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur These fiv...
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CD REVIEW: LYNCH MOB - Rebel

August 12, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: August 21, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The l...
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CD REVIEW: PRAYING MANTIS - Legacy

August 07, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: August 21, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It'...
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CD REVIEW: ROYAL HUNT - XIII: Devil's Dozen

August 06, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: August 21, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Symph...
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CD REVIEW: RUBIKON - Delta

August 03, 2015 - Label: Round Hill Records Release Date: August 21, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Bill...
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CD REVIEW: DAVE KOZ - Collaborations: 25th Anniversary Collection

July 31, 2015 - Label: Concord Records Release Date: July 31, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I have be...
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CD REVIEW: SAINT ASONIA - Saint Asonia

July 27, 2015 - Label: RCA Records Release Date: July 31, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's very cool...
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CD REVIEW: XANDRIA - Fire & Ashes

July 23, 2015 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: July 31, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I really d...
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CD REVIEW: FINGER ELEVEN - Five Crooked Lines

July 20, 2015 - Label: The Bicycle Music Company / Concord Release Date: July 31, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Joli...
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CD REVIEW: BETH HART - Better Than Home

July 20, 2015 - Label: Mascot Label Group Release Date: April 14, 2015, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: OWL - Things You Can't See

July 16, 2015 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: July 28, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Bein...
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CD REVIEW: RED LINE CHEMISTRY - Chemical High & A Hand Grenade

July 16, 2015 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: July 24, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I...
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CD REVIEW: BOREALIS - Purgatory

July 14, 2015 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: July 21, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Symphonic met...
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CD REVIEW: ON TOP - Topless

July 06, 2015 - Label: Toil Records Release Date: July 9, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A new EP cros...
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CD REVIEW: THE BLESSINGS - Shipwrecked

July 06, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: May 30, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I am never sur...
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CD REVIEW: BURNING POINT - Burning Point

July 01, 2015 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: July 7, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I typically lo...
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CD REVIEW: THE V - Now Or Never

June 30, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: July 3, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ben...
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CD REVIEW: DIMINO - Old Habits Die Hard

June 25, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music s.r.l. Release Date: July 3, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some...
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CD REVIEW: EVERLIT - Renovate

June 24, 2015 - Label: RDC Music Group Release Date: June 23, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Philadelp...
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CD REVIEW: RECRUITS - We Are Recruits

June 24, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: March 21, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The UK has a c...
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CD REVIEW: NEAL SCHON - Vortex

June 23, 2015 - Label: Music Theories Recordings Release Date: June 23, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: CRYSTAL BALL - LifeRider

June 22, 2015 - Label: Massacre Records Release Date: June 23, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Not sure...
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CD / DVD REVIEW: THE ROLLING STONES - From The Vaults: The Marquee Club Live In 1971

June 22, 2015 - Label: Eagle Rock Entertainment Release Date: June 23, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: LUCIFER - Lucifer I

June 18, 2015 - Label: Rise Above Records Release Date: June 16, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur From the...
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CD REVIEW: TRIXTER - Human Era

June 17, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: June 9, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Trixter is...
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CD REVIEW: TREMONTI - Cauterize

June 12, 2015 - Label: Fret12 Records Release Date: June 9, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Mark Tremon...
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CD REVIEW: BULLETBOYS - Elefante'

June 11, 2015 - Label: Deadline Music / Cleopatra Records Release Date: June 9, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Joli...
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CD REVIEW: BEAUVOIR FREE - American Trash

June 10, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: June 9, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some artis...
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CD REVIEW: OBLIVIOUS SIGNAL - Exordium

June 08, 2015 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: June 2, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur New r...
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CD REVIEW: ARMORED SAINT - Win Hands Down

June 08, 2015 - Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date: June 2, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Armored...
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CD REVIEW: PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO - 35th Anniversary Tour

June 03, 2015 - Label: Bel Chiasso Records Release Date: April 14, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur From...
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CD REVIEW: REBA MCENTIRE - Love Somebody

June 02, 2015 - Label: NASH Icon Records Release Date: April 14, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur How ap...
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CD REVIEW: DECEMBER IN RED - The Way Out

June 02, 2015 - Label: CaviGold Records Release Date: March 10, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Another n...
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CD REVIEW: HINDER - When The Smoke Clears

May 19, 2015 - Label: The End Records Release Date: May 12, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Hinder is...
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CD REVIEW: THUNDER - Wonder Days

May 15, 2015 - Label: earMUSIC Release Date: May 26, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur One of the best ban...
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CD REVIEW: THE LACS - Outlaw In Me

May 14, 2015 - Label: Average Joe's Entertainment Release Date: May 26, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: ADLEY STUMP - Like This

May 14, 2015 - Label: Big Buckle Entertainment Release Date: May 19, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A...
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CD REVIEW: THE SIXXIS - Hollow Shrine

May 12, 2015 - Label: Glassville Records Release Date: May 1, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Prog rock...
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CD REVIEW: WHITESNAKE - The Purple Album

May 11, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: May 19, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur David Coverd...
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CD REVIEW: NELSON - Peace Out

May 11, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: May 19, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I love when...
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CD REVIEW: SOTO - Inside The Vertigo

May 07, 2015 - Label: earMUSIC Release Date: May 12, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What happens when...
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CD REVIEW: QNTAL - QNTAL VII

May 06, 2015 - Label: Metropolis Records Release Date: May 12, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Are you l...
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CD REVIEW: ANGRA - Secret Garden

May 06, 2015 - Label: earMUSIC Release Date: May 12, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Brazilian heavy m...
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CD REVIEW: KAMELOT - Haven

May 04, 2015 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: May 5, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Symphonic me...
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CD REVIEW: MEW + -

May 01, 2015 - Label: Play It Again Sam Release Date: April 28, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur For a...
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CD REVIEW: A LIFE DIVIDED - Human

April 30, 2015 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: April 28, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The latest d...
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CD REVIEW: LAWLESS HEARTS - Creatures Of Habit

April 29, 2015 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: April 21, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur J...
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CD REVIEW: KISKE / SOMERVILLE - City Of Heroes

April 29, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: April 21, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The late...
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CD REVIEW: HARDCORE SUPERSTAR - HCSS

April 28, 2015 - Label: Gain Music Entertainment Release Date: April 21, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: FM - Heroes And Villains

April 28, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: April 21, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Opening wi...
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CD REVIEW: APOCALYPTICA - Shadowmaker

April 24, 2015 - Label: Better Noise / ESMG Release Date: April 21, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Rock a...
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CD REVIEW: FALL TO JUNE - Fall To June

April 22, 2015 - Label: MRI Distributors Release Date: April 21, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur One of...
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CD REVIEW: PETERIK / SCHERER - Risk Everything

April 22, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music Release Date: April 17, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Jim Peteri...
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CD REVIEW: EDEN'S CURSE - Live With The Curse

April 20, 2015 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: April 14, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Eden's Curse...
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CD REVIEW: ROYAL THUNDER - Crooked Doors

April 03, 2015 - Label: Relapse Records Release Date: April 7, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Royal Thu...
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CD REVIEW: THE COMPULSIONS - Dirty Fun

April 03, 2015 - Label: Compulsions Records Release Date: April 14, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur HOLY...
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CD REVIEW: NIGHTWISH - Endless Forms Most Beautiful

March 30, 2015 - Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: March 31, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ni...
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CD REVIEW: SMASH INTO PIECES - The Apocalypse DJ

March 26, 2015 - Label: RED Distribution / Sony Music Release Date: February 24, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Joli...
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CD REVIEW: VAMPS - Bloodsuckers

March 23, 2015 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: March 24, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur There...
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CD REVIEW: PATRICK SIEBEN - Under The Neon Light

March 20, 2015 - Label: District 7 Records Release Date: February 20, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur If...
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CD REVIEW: KICKING HAROLD - Red Light District

March 19, 2015 - Label: Ultradose Music Release Date: January 20, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Solid...
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CD REVIEW: KARYN CRISIS' GOSPEL OF THE WITCHES - Salem's Wounds

March 17, 2015 - Label: Century Media Records Release Date: March 24, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur After...
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CD REVIEW: THE KAHLESS CLONE - An Endless Loop

March 17, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: March 17, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What does dark m...
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CD REVIEW: JULIAN MOON - Good Girl

March 12, 2015 - Label: Warner Brothers Records Release Date: March 24, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What...
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CD REVIEW: JUDAS PRIEST - Defenders Of The Faith

March 12, 2015 - Label: Columbia/Legacy Release Date: March 10, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur How do you...
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CD REVIEW: SECRET OF BORIS - Your Ghost

March 10, 2015 - Label: Cabo Records LLC Release Date: March 10, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A new band...
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CD REVIEW: KID ROCK - First Kiss

March 10, 2015 - Label: Warner Bros Records Release Date: February 24, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Mic...
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CD REVIEW: SANTA CRUZ - Santa Cruz

March 10, 2015 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: March 10, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A lot of...
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CD REVIEW: KELLY CLARKSON - Piece By Piece

March 06, 2015 - Label: RCA Records Release Date: March 3, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur S ome artists f...
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CD REVIEW: MOTOR SISTER - Ride

March 04, 2015 - Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date: March 10, 2015 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur You w...
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CD REVIEW: REVOLUTION SAINTS - Revolution Saints

February 26, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: February 24, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur S...
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CD REVIEW: ECLIPSE - Armageddonize

February 26, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: February 24, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur M...
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CD REVIEW: ELLE KING - Love Stuff

February 24, 2015 - Label: RCA Records Release Date: February 17, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur When Elle...
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CD REVIEW: MOMOIRO CLOVER Z vs. KISS - Yume No Ukiyo Ni Saitemina

February 24, 2015 - Label: King Records Release Date: January 28, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur For the f...
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CD REVIEW: THE DREAMING - Rise Again

February 13, 2015 - Label: Metropolis Records Release Date: February 10, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur From...
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CD REVIEW: ISSA - Crossfire

February 12, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: February 24, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur M...
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CD REVIEW: JULIET SIMMS - All Or Nothing

February 12, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 3, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some artis...
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CD REVIEW: CONCEPTS - Transitions

February 09, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 17, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard Concepts are a new(ish...
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CD REVIEW: MELISSA MANCHESTER - You Gotta Love The Life

February 05, 2015 - Label: Long Run Entertainment Release Date: February 10, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: SERIOUS BLACK - As Daylight Breaks

February 05, 2015 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: January 20, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What happe...
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CD REVIEW: U.D.O. - Decadent

January 30, 2015 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: February 3, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some bands...
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CD REVIEW: SWEET & LYNCH - Only To Rise

January 29, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: January 27, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Wh...
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CD REVIEW: DIABLO BLVD - Follow The Deadlights

January 19, 2015 - Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: January 27, 2015 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: JIMMY BARNES - Hindsight

January 19, 2015 - Label: Provogue / Mascot Release Date: January 27, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Is it...
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CD REVIEW: GO BETTY GO - Reboot [EP]

January 15, 2015 - Label: Independent Release Date: January 27, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Punk rock...
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CD REVIEW: MESSIAH'S KISS - Get Your Bulls Out

January 13, 2015 - Label: Massacre Records Release Date: January 20, 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some...
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CD REVIEW: BATTLE BEAST - Unholy Savior

January 08, 2015 - Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: January 13, 2015 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Lo...
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CD REVIEW: HAREM SCAREM - Thirteen

January 06, 2015 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: December 9, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Hare...
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CD REVIEW: EMIGRATE - Silent So Long

December 29, 2014 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: December 9, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Don't...
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CD REVIEW: A SKYLIT DRIVE - Rise: Ascension

December 28, 2014 - Label: Tragic Hero Records Release Date: January 6, 2015 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard We’re seeing quite...
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NEWS: TODDSTAR'S TOP 50 RELEASES OF 2014

December 23, 2014 - Once again, it is that time of the year where I attempt to rank all of the great releases of the year - not just the roc...
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CD REVIEW: TRIOSPHERE - The Heart Of The Matter

December 23, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: December 2, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The end of...
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CD REVIEW: NICKELBACK - No Fixed Address

December 17, 2014 - Label: Republic Records Release Date: November 17, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The...
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CD REVIEW: THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES - Sweet Freaks

December 16, 2014 - Label: ear Music / Eagle Rock Entertainment Release Date: November 24, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddsta...
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CD REVIEW: SARAH ROSS - You're No Good [Single]

December 15, 2014 - Label: Average Joe's Entertainment Release Date: December 9, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoe...
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CD REVIEW: MARY LAMBERT - Heart On My Sleeve

December 12, 2014 - Label: Capital Records Release Date: October 14, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Having...
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CD REVIEW: IDINA MENZEL - Holiday Wishes

December 10, 2014 - Label: Warner Brothers Records Release Date: October 14, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: JACKIE EVANCHO - Awakening

December 09, 2014 - Label: Portrait Records Release Date: September 23, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Eve...
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CD REVIEW: IN THIS MOMENT - Black Widow

November 25, 2014 - Label: Atlantic Records Release Date: November 17, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur In T...
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CD REVIEW: SIXX A.M. - Modern Vintage

November 19, 2014 - Label: Eleven Seven Music Release Date: October 7, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur 2014...
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CD REVIEW: CROBOT - Something Supernatural

November 19, 2014 - Label: Wind-up Records Release Date: October 28, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I love...
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CD REVIEW: ANNIE - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

November 18, 2014 - Label: RCA Records Release Date: November 17, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some musica...
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CD REVIEW: SHIRAN- Warm Winter Day

November 12, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: November 15, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur "... Djent...
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CD REVIEW: RATED X - Rated X

November 11, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: November 10, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Cl...
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CD REVIEW: IN THIS MOMENT - Sick Like Me [Single]

November 11, 2014 - Label: Atlantic Records Release Date: September 9, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Singl...
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CD REVIEW: CRAZY LIXX - Crazy Lixx

November 10, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: November 10, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur T...
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CD REVIEW: JAMES CAROTHERS - Honky Tonk Land

November 07, 2014 - Label: Renegade Mountain Records Release Date: October 21, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: SPIDERS - Shake Electric

November 05, 2014 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: November 4, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Hybr...
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CD REVIEW: LYRIEL - Skin And Bones

October 31, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: November 4, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Symphonic...
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CD REVIEW: BLACK VEIL BRIDES - Black Veil Brides

October 30, 2014 - Label: Lava / Universal Republic Records Release Date: October 27, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jo...
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CD REVIEW: LORDI - Scare Force One

October 24, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: November 4, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Lordi is rel...
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CD REVIEW: ROSANNE CASH - The River & The Thread

October 23, 2014 - Label: Blue Note Records Release Date: January 14, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Someti...
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CD REVIEW: STOLEN RHODES - Slow Horse

October 22, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: September 23, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur If you lik...
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CD REVIEW: SISTER SIN - Black Lotus

October 22, 2014 - Label: Victory Records Release Date: October 28, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It is s...
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CD REVIEW: VEGA - Stereo Messiah

October 21, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: October 21, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I...
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CD REVIEW: AMARANTHE - Massive Addictive

October 20, 2014 - Label: Spinefarm Records Release Date: October 21, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Melodi...
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CD REVIEW: BIG & RICH - Gravity

October 16, 2014 - Label: Big & Rich Records Release Date: September 23, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur C...
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CD REVIEW: TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION - Ride On

October 07, 2014 - Label: Carved Records Release Date: October 7, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Having s...
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CD REVIEW: SEASONS AFTER - Calamity Scars & Memoirs

October 07, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: September 30, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A long tim...
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CD REVIEW: DOLLY PARTON - Blue Smoke

October 06, 2014 - Label: Dolly Records / Sony Music Entertainment Release Date: May 13, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar...
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CD REVIEW: MR. BIG - ...The Stories We Could Tell

October 01, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: September 30, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur So...
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CD REVIEW: PENTATONIX - PTX, Vol. III

September 30, 2014 - Label: RCA Records Release Date: September 23, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Blending...
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CD REVIEW: OAK RIDGE BOYS - Boys Night Out

September 30, 2014 - Label: Cleopatra Records Release Date: April 15, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Classic...
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CD REVIEW: EVERGREY - Hymns For The Broken

September 29, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: September 30, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Symphonic...
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CD REVIEW: FLYING COLORS - Second Nature

September 26, 2014 - Label: Mascot Label Group Release Date: September 30, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Pro...
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CD REVIEW: WORK OF ART - Framework

September 24, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: September 23, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Me...
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CD REVIEW: MOONLAND f/ LENNA KUURMAA - Moonland

September 22, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Music SRL Release Date: September 23, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: SHAMAN's HARVEST - Smokin' Hearts & Broken Guns

September 18, 2014 - Label: Mascot Label Group Release Date: September 16, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Rad...
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CD REVIEW: DEATH PENALTY - Death Penalty

September 16, 2014 - Label: Rise Above Records Release Date: September 16, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur A b...
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CD REVIEW: INVENT, ANIMATE - Everchanger

September 16, 2014 - Label: Tragic Hero Records Release Date: August 26, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard I was n’t prepared...
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CD REVIEW: THE TURTLES - The Turtles 45 RPM Vinyl Singles Collection

September 16, 2014 - Label: FloEdCo/Manifesto Records Release Date: September 16, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoe...
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CD REVIEW: RICHARD MARX - Beautiful Goodbye

September 04, 2014 - Label: Zanzibar Productions / Kobalt Label Services Release Date: July 8, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Todds...
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CD REVIEW: RICHIE KOTZEN - The Essential

September 03, 2014 - Label: Loud & Proud Records Release Date: September 2, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur N...
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CD REVIEW: 9ELECTRIC - Control

September 02, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: September 2, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Techno is...
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CD REVIEW: NEW MEDICINE - Breaking The Model

August 29, 2014 - Label: Imagen Records Release Date: August 25, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Sophomor...
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CD REVIEW: ADRENALINE RUSH - Adrenaline Rush

August 25, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: August 26, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur There a...
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CD REVIEW: JEFF LABAR - One For The Road

August 21, 2014 - Label: Rat Pak Records Release Date: August 26, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some hav...
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CD REVIEW: TRXYE - Trxye EP

August 21, 2014 - Label: Capital Records Release Date: August 15, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Sometimes...
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CD REVIEW: BIG ENGINE - Shot Like A Rocket

August 20, 2014 - Label: Pavement Entertainment, Inc. Release Date: August 19, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: PILLBUSTER - Brothel

August 13, 2014 - Label: Stonerkill Records Release Date: August 19, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ston...
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CD REVIEW: BUCKCHERRY - F#CK

August 12, 2014 - Label: F-Bomb Records Release Date: August 19, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Hollywood...
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CD REVIEW: ACE FREHLEY - Space Invader

August 12, 2014 - Label: eOne Music Release Date: August 19, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur One of the Ro...
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CD REVIEW: 3PM - Slow Me Down

August 06, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: August 15, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard Pop-punk as a genre probab...
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CD REVIEW: LEFTY WILLIAMS BAND - All In

July 31, 2014 - Label: Tree Leaf Music Release Date: August 21, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Genre tag...
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CD REVIEW: ADAGE - Defined

July 31, 2014 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: August 19, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ra...
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CD REVIEW: CAPTURE THE CROWN - Reign Of Terror

July 31, 2014 - Label: Artery Recordings Release Date: August 5, 2014 Rating: 7.5/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard Australian metalcor...
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CD REVIEW: BLUES PILLS - Blues Pills

July 30, 2014 - Label: Nuclear Blast Release Date: August 5, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I am not nor...
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CD REVIEW: UNBREAKABLE - Knockout

July 25, 2014 - Label: Dark Star Records Release Date: July 29, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur When Herm...
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CD REVIEW: ILL NINO - Till Death, La Familia

July 22, 2014 - Label: Victory Records Release Date: July 22, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's easy...
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CD REVIEW: FLINTFACE - Hope

July 21, 2014 - Label: Tell The Rest Records Release Date: July 22, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Somet...
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CD REVIEW: JUDAS PRIEST - Redeemer Of Souls

July 16, 2014 - Label: Epic Records/Sony Music Release Date: July 8, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Judas...
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CD REVIEW: THE BLACK MOODS - Killers In The Night

July 15, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: July 15, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Few EPs elicit...
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CD REVIEW: HORNBUCKLE - Virtue & Vice

July 09, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: November 6, 2013 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Blues and ot...
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CD REVIEW: THE DEAD DAISIES - Face I Love [EP]

July 08, 2014 - Label: Caroline / Universal Release Date: August 5, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Pre-or...
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CD REVIEW: MAGIC! - Don't Kill The Magic

July 07, 2014 - Label: Sony Music Entertainment Release Date: July 1, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur R...
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CD REVIEW: NONONO - We Are Only What We Feel

July 01, 2014 - Label: Warner Bros Release Date: July 1, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Power pop trios...
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CD REVIEW: HEDLEY - Wild Life

June 25, 2014 - Label: Universal Music Release Date: May 19, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Power pop...
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CD REVIEW: FERRAS - Ferras

June 25, 2014 - Label: Metamorphosis Music Release Date: June 17, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some...
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CD REVIEW: SHERRY LYNN - A Beautiful Life

June 24, 2014 - Label: Steal Heart Music Release Date: March 11, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Countr...
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CD REVIEW: ANASTACIA - Resurrection

June 20, 2014 - Label: Sanctuary / BMG Release Date: May 5, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Noting a ret...
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CD REVIEW: THE NEARLY DEADS - Invisible Tonight

June 19, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: June 24, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur There seems to...
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CD REVIEW: SABATON - Heroes

June 11, 2014 - Label: Nuclear Blast Release Date: May 27, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Historical roc...
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CD REVIEW: WOLVES AT THE GATE - VxV

June 11, 2014 - Label: Solid State Records Release Date: June 10, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard Post-hardcore/metalc...
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CD REVIEW: MONGREL - Evolution [EP]

June 10, 2014 - Label: Unable Records Release Date: June 3, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I really du...
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CD REVIEW: LINKIN PARK - The Hunting Party

June 09, 2014 - Label: Machine Shop / Warner Brothers Records Release Date: June 17, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar"...
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CD REVIEW: BRANTLEY GILBERT - Just As I Am

June 06, 2014 - Label: The Valory Music Company Release Date: May 19, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Wh...
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CD REVIEW: 21 OCTAYNE - Into The Open

June 05, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: May 27, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Don't judge a...
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CD REVIEW: JEFFREY HALFORD AND THE HEALERS – Rainmaker

June 05, 2014 - Label: Shoeless Records Release Date: April 11, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Music h...
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CD REVIEW: RUBICON CROSS – Rubicon Cross

June 05, 2014 - Label: INgrooves Release Date: May 19, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Side and second pr...
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CD REVIEW: THE RASKINS – The Raskins

June 03, 2014 - Label: MIRAL Records / BDG / RED Release Date: May 13, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: WINGER – Better Days Comin'

June 02, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: April 22, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I reme...
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CD REVIEW: SHAKRA – 33: The Best Of

May 30, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: May 9, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Having been a f...
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CD REVIEW: ARTIFICIAL AGENT – Brain Grenade

May 29, 2014 - Label: Streamline Records Release Date: June, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Detroit roc...
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CD REVIEW: KISS – Kiss 40

May 29, 2014 - Label: Universal Music Release Date: May 27, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Kiss has do...
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CD REVIEW: TEMPT – Under My Skin EP

May 28, 2014 - Label: Sticky Audio Labs Release Date: May 24, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Tempt rele...
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CD REVIEW: 28NORTH – World On Fire

May 28, 2014 - Label: MIL Music, LLC Release Date: April 29, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur 28North c...
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CD REVIEW: UPON THIS DAWNING – We Are All Sinners

May 27, 2014 - Label: Artery Recordings Release Date: April 29, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard Italian metalcore b...
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CD REVIEW: HIGH SPIRITS – You Are Here

May 22, 2014 - Label: Hells Headbangers Release Date: May 13, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The latest...
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CD REVIEW: COMET CONTROL – Comet Control

May 20, 2014 - Label: TeePee Records Release Date: May 20, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard New band Comet Control ros...
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CD REVIEW: MICHAEL SWEET - I'm Not Your Suicide

May 15, 2014 - Label: Big3 Records Release Date: May 6, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Solo projects...
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CD REVIEW: MACH 22 - Sweet Talk Intervention

May 13, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Release Date: May 6, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur So many b...
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CD REVIEW: AMERICAN DOG - Who's She Killing [SINGLE]

May 13, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Release Date: April 29, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Anothe...
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CD REVIEW: ROMANTIC REBEL - Romantic Rebel

May 09, 2014 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: April 29, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ope...
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CD REVIEW: TOTO – 35th Anniversary: Live In Poland

May 09, 2014 - Label: Eagle Records Release Date: April 29, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Live discs a...
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CD REVIEW: SWEET APPLE – The Golden Age Of Glitter

May 05, 2014 - Label: Tee Pee Records Release Date: April 8, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some band...
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CD REVIEW: BEING AS AN OCEAN – How We Both Wondrously Perish

May 02, 2014 - Label: InVogue Records Release Date: May 6, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard The sophomore release from...
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CD REVIEW: SOCIAL 66 – Social 66

April 23, 2014 - Label: Pavement Artist Partnership Release Date: April 1, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: WHITECHAPEL – Our Endless War

April 15, 2014 - Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date: April 29, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard I’ve been a longt...
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CD REVIEW: HELLION - To Hellion And Back

April 07, 2014 - Label: HNE/Cherry Red Records Release Date: April 8, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Th...
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CD REVIEW: ONE - World's Collide

April 02, 2014 - Label: Pavement Entertainment, Inc. Release Date: April 1, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: CHIODOS - Devil

April 02, 2014 - Label: Razor & Tie Release Date: April 1, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard One of the most watched dr...
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CD REVIEW: LACUNA COIL - Broken Crown Halo

April 01, 2014 - Label: Century Media Release Date: April 1, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some bands ne...
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CD REVIEW: STEEL PANTHER - All You Can Eat

March 28, 2014 - Label: Open E Music / Kobalt Label Services Release Date: April 1, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jo...
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CD REVIEW: L.R.S. - Down To The Core

March 28, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: March 25, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur My lov...
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CD REVIEW: MARY LAMBERT - Welcome To The Age of My Body

March 26, 2014 - Label: Capitol Records Release Date: December 17, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I fou...
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CD REVIEW: THE PRETTY RECKLESS - Going To Hell

March 19, 2014 - Label: Razor & Tie Records Release Date: March 18, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur You n...
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CD REVIEW: YEARS SINCE THE STORM - Hopeless Shelter

March 18, 2014 - Label: Artery Recordings Release Date: March 18, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard Years Since the Storm...
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CD REVIEW: VANISHING POINT - Distant Is The Sun

March 14, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: March 4, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Melodic & Sym...
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CD REVIEW: DARK FOREST - The Awakening

March 14, 2014 - Label: Cruz Del Sur Music Release Date: March 11, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some di...
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CD REVIEW: ERIK HASSLE - Somebody's Party

March 12, 2014 - Label: RCA Records Release Date: March 4, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What happens...
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CD REVIEW: LIONIZE - Jetpack Soundtrack

March 12, 2014 - Label: Weathermaker Music Release Date: February 18, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some...
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CD REVIEW: SUNCROWN - You Are Not Alone

March 07, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: January 10, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I have a sof...
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CD REVIEW: ERIC CHURCH - The Outsiders

March 06, 2014 - Label: EMI Nashville Release Date: February 11, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur How is i...
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CD REVIEW: DINNER MUSIC FOR THE GODS - Beautiful And Treacherous

March 04, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 24, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur How does...
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CD REVIEW: INDIRECTIONS - Clockworks

March 03, 2014 - Label: InVogue Records Release Date: February 25, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard Metalcore band InDir...
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CD REVIEW: ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - House Of Lies

February 28, 2014 - Label: Strange Cargo/Manhattan Records Release Date: March 4, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeu...
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CD REVIEW: HOUSE OF LORDS - Precious Metal

February 28, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: February 21, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I alw...
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CD REVIEW: MILLION DOLLAR FIX - Psychedelephant [EP]

February 27, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: March 11, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Coming straigh...
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CD REVIEW: BLACK MAP - Driver [EP]

February 27, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 25, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Featuring...
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CD REVIEW: COMEBACK KID - Die Knowing

February 13, 2014 - Label: Victory Records Release Date: March 4, 2014 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard At the risk of losing...
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CD REVIEW: THE PERMS - The Aberdeen EP

February 04, 2014 - Label: Hugtight Records Release Date: October 8, 2013 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I receiv...
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CD REVIEW: THE DOLLYROTS - Barefoot And Pregnant

February 03, 2014 - Label: Arrested Youth Records Release Date: February 25, 2014 Rating: 7/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: JENNIFER NETTLES - That Girl

January 31, 2014 - Label: Mercury Nashville Release Date: January 14, 2014 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some...
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CD REVIEW: SIIINES - Fukushimarama!

January 30, 2014 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 11, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Everyone ne...
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CD REVIEW: BATTLE BEAST - Battle Beast

January 29, 2014 - Label: Nuclear Blast Release Date: February 4, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Nuclear Bl...
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CD REVIEW: THE PACK A.D. - Do Not Engage

January 29, 2014 - Label: Nettwerk Records Release Date: January 28, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Garage...
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CD REVIEW: RED DRAGON CARTEL - Red Dragon Cartel

January 22, 2014 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: January 28, 2014 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur For...
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CD REVIEW: SILENT FORCE - Rising From The Ashes

January 20, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: January 21, 2014 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The resurgen...
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CD REVIEW: EMPORERS AND ELEPHANTS - Devil In The Lake

January 17, 2014 - Label: Pavement Entertainment Release Date: January 21, 2014 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur C...
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CD REVIEW: ANGELICA - Thrive

January 16, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: December 3, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur AFM seems...
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CD REVIEW: RHAPSODY OF FIRE - Dark Wings Of Steel

January 08, 2014 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: December 3, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur There is som...
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NEWS: TOP 25 RELEASES OF 2013

December 23, 2013 - After listening to and reviewing many CDs through the year, I find myself in the strange position of ranking CDs that ha...
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CD REVIEW: BLAMESHIFT - Secrets

December 05, 2013 - Label: Executive Music Group Release Date: November 5, 2013 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: SAMMY HAGAR - Sammy Hagar & Friends

November 13, 2013 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: September 24, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I p...
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CD REVIEW: HAREM SCAREM - Mood Swings II

November 05, 2013 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: September 24, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur An...
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CD REVIEW: TOM ODELL - Long Way Down

November 05, 2013 - Label: Columbia Release Date: September 17, 2013 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Having revi...
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CD REVIEW: TONIGHT ALIVE - The Other Side

November 05, 2013 - Label: Fearless Records, Sony Music Release Date: September 10, 2013 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Joli...
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CD REVIEW: EMILIE AUTUMN - Fight Like A Girl

November 04, 2013 - Label: The Asylum Emporium Release Date: July 24, 2012 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: ToddStar Victoriandustrial. Qui...
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CD REVIEW: FIND ME - Wings Of Love

October 29, 2013 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: August 27, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur There a...
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CD REVIEW: NIGHTWISH - Showtime, Storytime

October 24, 2013 - Label: Nuclear Blast Release Date: November 29, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Most pe...
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CD REVIEW: LORDS OF RUIN - Life Is A War

October 22, 2013 - Label: 1605 Records Release Date: November 15, 2013 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Having evo...
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CD REVIEW: STAR OFF MACHINE - Wake Me Up

October 22, 2013 - Label: Independent Release Date: October 1, 2013 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Some discs ar...
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CD REVIEW: MILEY CYRUS - Bangerz

October 08, 2013 - Label: RCA Records Release Date: October 8, 2013 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I wasn't sure...
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CD REVIEW: VARNA - This Time, It's Personal

October 04, 2013 - Label: Independent Release Date: February 3, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur It's almos...
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CD REVIEW: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS w/ CHESTER BENNINGTON - High Rise [EP]

October 04, 2013 - Label: 13Star Records Release Date: October 8, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The term...
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CD REVIEW: FLYING COLORS - Live In Europe

October 04, 2013 - Label: Mascot Label Group Release Date: October 15, 2013 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I r...
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CD REVIEW: JOAN JETT - Unvarnished

October 04, 2013 - Label: Blackheart Records Release Date: September 30, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur The...
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CD REVIEW: ALTER BRIDGE - Fortress

September 24, 2013 - Label: EMI Records Release Date: October 8, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur There are some...
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CD REVIEW: ZEBRAHEAD - Call Your Friends

September 19, 2013 - Label: Sony Records, MFZB Records Release Date: August 13, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: SINNER - Touch Of Sin 2

September 10, 2013 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur This disc features 11 remade tr...
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CD REVIEW: CHEVONNE & THE FUZZ - Fire At Will

August 29, 2013 - Label: Independent Release Date: September 17, 2013 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur What do yo...
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CD REVIEW: HIBRIA - Silent Revenge

August 29, 2013 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: September 10, 2013 Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Metal trul...
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CD REVIEW: COURT YARD HOUNDS - Amelita

August 28, 2013 - Label: Columbia Records Release Date: July 16, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur I wasn't sur...
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CD REVIEW: SAMMY HAGAR - Sammy Hagar & Friends [4 Track Promo]

August 27, 2013 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: September 24, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur To be...
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CD REVIEW: REVAMP - Wild Card

August 27, 2013 - Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: August 23, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Ther...
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CD REVIEW: AVENGED SEVENFOLD - Hail To The King

August 23, 2013 - Label: Warner Brothers Release Date: August 27, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar" Jolicoeur Bands that...
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CD REVIEW: LULLWATER - Lullwater

August 20, 2013 - Label: Independent Release Date: September 17, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "Toddstar "Jolicoeur There seem...
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CD REVIEW: WALKING PAPERS - Walking Papers

August 13, 2013 - Label: Loud & Proud Records Release Date: August 6, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur I hav...
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CD REVIEW: CAMERATA MEDIOLANENSE - Vertute. Honor. Bellezza

August 12, 2013 - Label: Prophecy Records Release Date: June 7, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur I am still no...
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CD REVIEW: THESE HEARTS - Yours To Take

August 12, 2013 - Label: Victory Records Release Date: July 9, 2013 Rating: 7/10 Reviewed by: Mike Hubbard I really wanted to like “Yo...
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CD REVIEW: HUNTRESS - Starbound Beast

August 07, 2013 - Label: Napalm Records Release Date: July 2, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur Some bands are...
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CD REVIEW: CLAIRE - Broken Promise Land EP

August 06, 2013 - Label: Astrelwerks Records Release Date: September 24, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur Som...
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CD REVIEW: 5FDP - The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1

August 05, 2013 - Label: Prospect Park Release Date:July 30, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur There are some...
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CD REVIEW: SISTER SIN - Dance Of The Wicked

June 25, 2013 - Label: Victory Records Release Date: June 25, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur I have be...
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CD REVIEW: FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS - J.A.C.K.

June 24, 2013 - Label: Fearless Records Release Date: June 25, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur ​ Wasn't sur...
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CD REVIEW: MASTERPLAN - Novum Initium

June 13, 2013 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: June 14, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur It is no secret...
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CD REVIEW: BLACK VEIL BRIDES - Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones

June 10, 2013 - Label: Lava/Universal Republic Release Date: January 8, 2013/June 11, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar"...
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CD REVIEW: PAMELA MOORE - Resurrect Me

May 14, 2013 - Label: Rat Pak Records Release Date: May 14, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur Amazing how a...
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CD REVIEW: TOM KEIFER - The Way Life Goes

April 30, 2013 - Label: Merovee Records Release Date: April 30, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur Some rock...
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CD REVIEW: LOUNA - Behind A Mask

April 29, 2013 - Label: Red Decade Records and MEG/RED Release Date: April 30, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoe...
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CD REVIEW: VOODOO CIRCLE - More Than One Way Home

March 26, 2013 - Label: AFM Records Release Date: March 26, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur Some CD's on...
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CD REVIEW: SEVENDUST - Black Out The Sun

March 26, 2013 - Label: 7Bros. Records Release Date: March 26, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur It is so ha...
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CD REVIEW: ALPHA REV – Bloom

March 18, 2013 - Label: Kirtland Records Release Date: March 19, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur My introd...
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CD REVIEW: UPON WINGS - Afterlife [EP]

March 05, 2013 - Label: Sword Of The Spirit Records Release Date: March 5, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: W.E.T. - Rise Up

February 22, 2013 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: February 22, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur I mu...
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CD REVIEW: PUSCIFER - Donkey Punch The Night [EP]

February 19, 2013 - Label: Puscifer Entertainment Release Date: February 19, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur...
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CD REVIEW: BUCKCHERRY – Confessions

February 18, 2013 - Label: Century Media Release Date: February 19, 2013 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur There ar...
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CD REVIEW: MOTHERSHIP – Mothership

February 11, 2013 - Label: Ripple Music Release Date: February 12, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur The trend...
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CD REVIEW: CRASHDIET - The Savage Playground

January 21, 2013 - Label: Frontiers Records Release Date: January 22, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur I have t...
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CD REVIEW: NEWSTED - Metal [EP]

January 08, 2013 - Label: Chophouse Records Release Date: Janaury 8, 2013 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur I alway...
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CD REVIEW: HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD - Notes From The Underground

January 07, 2013 - Label: A&M/Octone Records Release Date: January 8, 2013 Rating: 9.5/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur Why...
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CD REVIEW: HINDER - Welcome To The Freakshow

December 03, 2012 - Label: Republic Records Release Date: December 4, 2012 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd "ToddStar" Jolicoeur There a...
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