Keystone Rock Review creates and/or promotes well-written reviews of full-length albums released by Pennsylvania artists present and past.
Recent Album Reviews
April 16, 2013
Out of Body was the fifth studio album by The Hooters, released in 1993, and would be the last before the band’s decade and a half hiatus from recording. As with all Hooters albums, the original material was mainly composed by the team of Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman.
October 13, 2012
After two years of extensive touring in support of their first major label success, Nervous Night, the Philadelphia based group The Hooters returned to the studio to record One Way Home. Unlike its predecessor, this album was heavily folk and Americana influenced.
May 14, 2012
Originally planned to be The Hooters sixth studio album, Largo became a much larger and more complex project which became a a quasi-concept album and involved top-notch talent from across the rock spectrum in both musical styles and musical eras.
May 6, 2012
Although it was the dawn of his fourth decade of professionally performing, writing, recording, and producing, The Optimist was the debut solo effort by Eric Bazilian in 2000. This indy release is a pleasing assortment of well-crafted hard rock songs with a definite edge.
May 1, 2012
At a time when many in the rock world were in the process of re-imaging from the slick 80’s hair band to the grungy 90s alternative, a young Pennsylvania band called The Badlees was forging their own path with a sound called “roots rock” with their first full length album.
April 7, 2012
The artist unleashed on the unsuspecting world his own heart and souland, although most of this long and winding road of noise is frivilous self-indulgence, it serves as those ruined societies upon which to pave over and build a sonic empire.
Past Album Reviews
|01/21/12||Idaho||Pete Bush & The Hoi Polloi|
|12/07/11||Miracle On Rock Street||Twelve Twenty-Four|
|11/20/11||Come Alive||Carmen Magro|
|09/24/11||The Battle Begins||Vessel|
|08/16/11||The Invisible Man||Chris Nelson|
|07/30/11||Tanker A||Hot Wing Jones|
|06/27/11||Perfect Smile||The Cellarbirds|
|02/02/11||Broken Machines||Underground Saints|
|12/27/10||This Is Cabinet, Set 1||Cabinet|
|12/10/10||Animal Society||Animal Society|
|07/13/10||See That My Grave Is Kept Clean||Ed Randazzo & Bret Alexander|
|03/31/10||112 Beats Per Minute||Craig & Alex Bannon|
|03/26/10||Loneliness Anonymous Review||Darcie Miner|
|02/07/10||Lucky 7||Ron Fleeger & the Stranger|
|01/24/10||Dollars for Diane Compilation||Various Artists|
|11/05/09||Love Is Rain||The Badlees|
|10/12/09||We the Broken||Pan.a.ce.a|
|05/24/09||Classics||The Ann Kerstetter Band|
|04/20/08||Not One of You||Hormoans|