Shane Gaalaas – Primer

Reviewed: March 2004Released: 2003, JunkMan RecordsRating: 3.2/5 Reviewer: Celtic Bob Canadian born drummer Shane Gaalaas releases his first ‘solo’ cd. Despite this being his debut disc he is no newcomer to recording. Shane’s appeared on albums by Michael Schenker and Yngwie Malmsteen over the course of his relatively short careear.…

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Poison – Hollyweird

Reviewed: July 2002 Released: 2002, Cyanide Records Inc.Rating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: Celtic Bob First a little background info. This is Poison’s first full-length studio album to feature the original 4 members since FLESH & BLOOD. Granted, they had 2 studio albums without C.C (one with Ritchie Kotzen and one with Blues…

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Geoff Tate – S/T

Reviewed: July 2002 Released: 2002, Sanctuary RecordsRating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: Celtic Bob Being a fan of Queensryche I was pretty interested in this release. I was expecting something totally different than his band stuff but not too far off the beaten path. More precisely I was expecting was more laid back…

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