MRR Archives 2012

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Lepers and Deities by The TreatDecember 29, 2012

Lepers and Deities is the fourth album by the British trio, The Treat. It is the type of album that not only gets more interesting as it goes along, but also gets better with each listen, which may be the true mark of a great album.

Review by Ric Albano

Light In the Dark by Twelve Twenty-FourNovember 30, 2012

Light In the Dark is the second album from the dynamic Christmas rock group Twelve Twenty-Four. With a well of talent and great production, we should look forward to much more from this act in the coming years.

Review by Ric Albano

The Evolving Logos of Modern Rock ReviewOctober 10, 2012
We love rock and roll. That is why we decided to start this site and launch it on October 10, 2010, establishing a mission to provide an online resource with honest, in-depth articles about talented and influential artists, past and present.

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Global Citizen Concert stageSeptember 30, 2012
The Global Citizen Festival was held in Central Park in New York City on Saturday, September 29, 2012. It featured an all-star lineup including The Black Keys, Foo Fighters, and Neil Young and Crazy Horse among other artists.

Concert Review by J.D. Cook

Attack and Release by The Black KeysAugust 28, 2012

The two man blues set up of The Black Keys harkens back to a time long past and it is wonderful. 2008’s Attack and Release is one of the best examples of this. Each song is filled with the lead singer’s deep almost southern voice.

Review by J.D. Cook

ColdplayJuly 11, 2012
Britain’s Coldplay has become one of the most popular and critically acclaimed rock bands in the world. They produce eclectic compositions and perform electric concerts.
Coldplay Live
Band History & Profile
Review of Mylo Xyloto

Clockwork Angels by RushJune 22, 2012

Rush has released their long awaited studio album called Clockwork Angels, a 12 track concept album five years in the making. It is the group’s 20th studio album since their eponymous debut way back in 1974, but only their 3rd of this century.

Review by J.D. Cook

Paul McCartney at 70June 18, 2012

Today Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday and he is still very much and in every way a rock star. Beyond being an intricate part of the greates rock band ever, Sir Paul as spent the following 42 years forging a solo career which competes with any other on its own.

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Flying ColorsJune 4, 2012

Who says super-groups are dead? Here in 2012 we have a fantastic initial effort by a group called Flying Colors, who released their eponymous debut in March. The project has been described as virtuoso musicians and a pop singer joining to make new-fashioned music the old fashioned way.

Review by Ric Albano

Blunderbuss by JackWhiteMay 22, 2012

With his first official “solo” effort, Jack White strikes a nice balance on Blunderbuss between artistic enedeavors and melodic songcraft. The album comes in the wake of the dissolution of The White Stripes duo last year, an act he had sustained with Meg White for fourteen years.

Review by Ric Albano

The Hooters Profile on Key Rock ReviewMay 15, 2012

Keystone Rock Review launched with a four-part feature on the classic band The Hooters.

Key Rock Review

HarperApril 10, 2012

Harper composes and performs roots-oriented, spiritual, pure, and honest music. Music that some try to describe as “world fusion”, but it really is the blues with an exotic instrument added to the mix. That instrument is the didgeridoo, an Aboriginal creation from his native Australia.

Feature by Karyn Albano

DAMES Of PAMarch 31, 2012

Today DAMES of PA published their last articles, a debate series on the music industry.

A Call to Action by Chris Nelson
Take Responsibility by Ric Albano
Moving Forward by Karyn Albano

See Me As a Picture by The BadleesMarch 22, 2012

Today The Badlees announced the upcoming release of their compilation album See Me As a Picture, Best Of So Far 1990-2012. 18 months ago we did the most comprehensive look at the band’s career, a career which continues with many plans for the immediate future.

Badlees Feature

Van HalenMarch 2, 2012

One of America’s classic hard rock bands are back and are ready to blow off the charts with a new album and a tour which fans have been waiting for since 2008. Van Halen released their new album, A Different Kind of Truth on February 7th and begins an extensive North American tour on March 3rd.

Article by Blaise Greco

Millenium Music ConferenceFebruary 21, 2012

We were able to catch five different music acts at three different venues in downtown Harrisburg this past Friday with the Millenium Music Conference. Although the music was very good, the ability to see AND hear was at times limited.

Article by Karyn Albano

Steve EarleJanuary 29, 2012

Is Steve Earle primarily a musician or a political activist? There is no denying his musicianship, songwriting ability, and longevity, but there is no holding back in his attempt to preach social justice and rage against the establishment.

Article by Karyn Albano

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