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John Haesemeyer - Maybe If I Try
Review by Gary Hill
I suppose the best description of this five song EP would be "pop music." Every song here is accessible and mainstream.

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Freddy Hale - Troublemaker (digital single)
Review by Gary Hill
This new single is intriguing. The music is hard to categorize, really.

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Dirk Hamilton Band - Live At the Palms
Review by Gary Hill

For fans of folk music and folk rock, this will probably be a welcome release. Dirk Hamilton and his band play a very effective and convincing brand of the genre.


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Lola de Hanna - The Other Side
Review by Gary Hill
With modern rock, world music and more in the mix, this is a wide ranging release.

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Matt Hannah - Let the Lonely Fade
Review by Gary Hill
Fans of singer/songwriter music will find plenty to like here.

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Matt Hannah - Dreamland
Review by Gary Hill
There is a lot of folk music here. This has a real singer/songwriter vibe.

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Randy J. Hansen - Overdose
Review by Larry Toering
Randy J. Hansen is new to me and he sure beats some of the current similar artists he resembles.

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Randy J. Hansen - Love in Reverse
Review by Gary Hill
This is a no-frills rock and roll album more than it is anything else. There is a DIY element to it, and as such at times it can feel a little awkward, particularly in terms of the vocals. 

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Hanzel Und Gretyl - Scheissmessiah
Review by Gary Hill
While Hanzel Und Gretyl began more as a techno outfit than anything else, by the time this, their latest release was recorded they had brought in plenty of heavy metal and goth sensibilities. The result is a disc that creates an interesting hybrid of these styles.
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Happy Curmudgeons - Meant 2 Be
Review by Gary Hill

This is a bit of a mixed bag. Personally, I think this one probably works better as single songs than it does as an album of music.


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Happy Freuds - Echo of Sounds
Review by Gary Hill

This release is quite strong. It's overall based in a riff-driven hard rocking sound.


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Hard Cider - Don’t Dwell on It
Review by Gary Hill
These guys have created an intriguing set here.

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Harmless Habit - Fronterror
Review by Gary Hill

This is the second EP from this act. That means they are relatively new.


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Harmonic Blue - Villa Borghese EP
Review by Gary Hill
This is quite a cool set of music. It’s basically set somewhere in the neighborhood of jam band meets blues rock meets jazz meets singer/songwriter sounds.

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Harmony Riley - Time
Review by Gary Hill
Two points need to be made right at the beginning of this review. First, just because this band features Rick Nielsen`s sons Daxx and Miles, don`t expect them to sound like Cheap Trick, because they don`t.
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Corey Harris - Fulton Blues
Review by Gary Hill
This new edition includes two live tracks.

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Geff Harrison - Collectors Premium
Review by Gary Hill

Geff Harrison is probably best known for his work in the bands King Ping Meh and Twenty Sixty Six And Then.


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Danny B. Harvey & Mysti Moon - Hell Cat Stomp
Review by Gary Hill
With a solid slice of old school rock and more, this is a fun album.

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Kathleen Haskard - Where the Land Meets the Sky
Review by Gary Hill
This is a very unique and very effective disc.

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G.H. Hat - I Got a Problem (I Wonder...) [feat. Mickey Shiloh] - The Versions
Review by Gary Hill

Doing a track by track review of this is challenging. This disc is made up of 12 different mixes of the same song.


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Joel Havea - Strings and Wood EP
Review by Gary Hill
An acoustic guitar driven set, this brings me back to the early 1970s where soft rock, folky music and singer songwriter stylings dominated a lot of the radio dial.

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Greg Hawks - I This It's Time
Review by Gary Hill

Blending healthy helping of country music and folk, this is classic Americana. The lyrical content ranges from topical subjects of societal scope to deeply personal.


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Hawthorne Heights - Zero
Review by Gary Hill
This is sort of a concept album. When I say “sort of” perhaps it’s a full concept album and I’m missing some of the story.

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Dan Hazlett - The Corner of My Eye
Review by Gary Hill
Dan Hazlett is a good songwriter with a sound that captures a nice hunk of Americana.

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He Is Me - Let It Drip (digital single)
Review by Gary Hill
This is a new single from an act I've not heard before.
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Head East - Raise a Little Hell
Review by Gary Hill
There was a time in the 1970s when these guys represented classic rock at its finest. Of course, in those days we just called it “rock.”

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Jeff Healey - As The Years Go Passing By Deluxe Edition
Review by Gary Hill and Larry Toering
This is quite a nice set. It’s a three CD release featuring three different live shows from Jeff Healey and company, ranging from 1989 to 2000.

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Jeff Healey - Live from NYC
Review by Gary Hill
This live recording from Jeff Healey dates all the way back to December 1988.

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Jeff Healey - Band – Live at the Horseshoe Tavern
Review by Gary Hill
This live album from Jeff Healey is quite solid.

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The Healing - Childhood Home
Review by Gary Hill
There are moments of brilliance here.

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Heart - Bebe Le Strange (Remaster)
Review by Gary Hill
Bebe Le Strange found Heart moving between musical styles and eras. While it showed off plenty of the seventies influences that had made up the band's catalog to this point, it found more aggressive and faster playing and even some punk rock influences showing up.
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Heart - Little Queen (Remaster)
Review by Gary Hill
Looking back at this disc in the modern day, without hearing the songs repeatedly on the radio, it is amazing how good the album is. Indeed, this one is truly one of the classic rock albums of the time.
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Heart - Dog and Butterfly (Remaster)
Review by Gary Hill
Another of the Heart remasters coming out; this one is a strong disc, but not nearly as consistent or potent as Little Queen is. The album includes some strong material, but also suffers a bit from some weaker stuff being on show.

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Heart - Magazine (Limited Edition Hybrid SACD version)
Review by Gary Hill
Magazine was an unusual album. It was originally released without the band’s permission.

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Heart - Beautiful Broken
Review by Gary Hill
This new disc from Heart is an interesting one. It includes several brand new songs along with a lot of revisits to old songs from the band.

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Hearts of Oak - New England
Review by Gary Hill
This act has been described as “shoegazer country.”

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Jason Heath and the Greedy Souls - But There's Nowhere to Go
Review by Gary Hill

There is a lot of Americana built into this. I'm reminded of Tom Petty a lot of the time here.


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Heathcote Hill - Save The Ones You Love
Review by Gary Hill

Fans of mainstream rock inspired by folk and country should give this new set a try. The five songs contained here all work well.


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Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsies
Review by Steve Colombo
Band of Gypsies is more than a classic album. It is a moment in time when the world of music changed forever.
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Cole Hermer - Cole Hermer and the Ravens EP
Review by Gary Hill
Sometimes less is more. I tend to think that’s the case here.

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Greg Herriges - Revel & Ritual: Holiday Music for the World
Review by Gary Hill

Given that Winter Solstice (in the Northern Hemisphere) represents the least amount of daylight of any day on the calendar, it's no wonder that so many cultures created holidays around that event. 


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Russ Hewitt - Cielo Nocturno
Review by Gary Hill
This album is an instrumental set. Often such albums can feel tired or redundant. That's not the case here.

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Highest Intention - Universal Light
Review by Gary Hill

I am a big fan of reggae music. So, I'm kind of a natural to become a fan of something like this.


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Highland Kites - All We Left Behind
Review by Gary Hill
Artsy and yet rocking, this is intriguing stuff. The blend of sounds works quite well.

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Erin Hill - Christmas Harp
Review by Gary Hill

First of all, I have to admit that this album was actually released last year. Unfortunately, I got it after our December issue was live, and it didn't seem to make sense to review it for the February issue.


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Forrest Hill - ShadowLight
Review by Gary Hill

This album has a pretty good balance between mellower and more powered up pieces. Personally, I think that it could use a bit more range in terms of intensity and tempo, though.


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Willie Hines - Letters to Maria
Review by Gary Hill

This CD is a bit of a mixed bag. There are some strong pieces here.


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Noah James Hittner - Flesh & Metal
Review by Gary Hill
Given the album title, it would be easy to expect something quite metallic.

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Tim Hockenberry - Tim Hockenberry
Review by Gary Hill
This is quite an effective set of songs. It has a style that ranges from country to blues to jazz and more.

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Gary Hoey - The Best of Ho! Ho! Hoey
Review by Gary Hill
Gary Hoey is often lumped into the same category as the Yngwie Malmsteens of the world, but he really has a lot more soul, and is a heck of a lot more fun. Yes, he is a killer guitarist, and yes, he can be technical, but it is really the heart, soul and spirit of fun that separates Hoey from those other guitar slingers.
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Gary Hoey - Neon Highway Blues
Review by Gary Hill

This new album from guitar hero Gary Hoey, as the title suggests, is a bluesy one. Not everything here is set in the blues, but most of it is.


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The Hollies - Reunion
Review by Gary Hill
This live set from 1983 has just been shown the light of day in 2004. While the Hollies have a reputation of being a great live act, this disc doesn't seem to hold a lot of evidence of that fact.
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Hollywood Monsters - Big Trouble
Review by Gary Hill
Stéphane Honde. Is apparently a French man who has relocated to Los Angeles.

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Hollywood Monsters - Capture the Sun
Review by Gary Hill
The main guy here is Stephen Honde. He is the main writer, singer, multi-instrumentalist and much more.

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Christina Holmes - Peace, Love and C. Holmes
Review by Gary Hill
The one thing you’ll notice first about this album is that Christina Holmes has an exceptional voice.

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John Lee Hooker - The Modern, Chess & Veejay Singles Collection 1949-62
Review by Gary Hill
This four disc set is packed full of great music. There is a tendency of the blues to be a bit samey

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Callie Hopper - Out of the Shadows
Review by Gary Hill
This set is quite effective. I think it might be a bit stronger if it were a little shorter.

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Verena von Horsten - Alien Angel Super Death
Review by Gary Hill
This might actually fit under progressive rock. Certainly parts of it would.

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Hot Rumour - MMXVI
Review by Gary Hill
Everything here is entertaining. A couple pieces, though, really push the envelope and get creative.

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Tim Houlihan - Anthems
Review by Gary Hill
Blending blues, folk, rock and more, this lands pretty well in the territory of Americana.

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The Hounds of Hasselvander - Ancient Rocks
Review by Gary Hill
These guys really have a handle on an old school hard rock sound. There musical mayhem has a lot of metal and hard rock in the mix. 

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House of Love - She Paints Words in Red
Review by Gary Hill
Alternative rock with a lot of retro psychedelic stylings is the order of business on this disc.

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The House Popes - Cleaning House
Review by Steve Alspach
You can argue who the best band is in America, but few are better educated than Akron, Ohio's Housepopes, who sport three Ph.D's, an MD, and a few other scattered degrees amongst the ranks.

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Jackson Howard - Just for the Mystery
Review by Gary Hill
Jackson Howard seems to be billed as an alternative rocker. That fits to some degree.

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Heidi Howe - Be Good
Review by Gary Hill
I suppose country music would be a pretty easy way to describe this.

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Nick de la Hoyde - Animals (digital single)
Review by Gary Hill

One thing that I really can't stand about most modern pop music is the over-production. They tend synthesize and alter every sound (seemingly just because they can), sucking the very humanity out of it.


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The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society - A Shoggoth on The Roof
Review by Gary Hill
For fans of the author H. P. Lovecraft (particularly those with a good sense of humor), this is a pretty awesome album. I should admit here that since I generally am not a big fan of musicals, much of this music (although adapted from "Fiddler on The Roof") is new to me.
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The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society - A Very Scary Solstice
Review by Gary Hill
Sean Branney and the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society are a very talented bunch of people who have a deep admiration for the work of writer H. P. Lovecraft. That admiration influences what they do - and they do a lot.
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Glenn Hughes - Soul Mover
Review by Gary Hill
Glenn Hughes should be a familiar name to fans of hard rock. He started out with the legendary band Trapeze and then worked with Deep Purple.
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Glenn Hughes - Play Me Out - 2CD Edition
Review by Gary Hill
This new reissue finds Glenn Hughes well into his funk period on the first disc, and in disco-land on the second. Personally, I think the main album is more effective.

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Glenn Hughes - Feel (2 CD Edition)
Review by Gary Hill
This Glenn Hughes solo album from 1995 is getting a deluxe reissue in a two-CD form. The first disc is the original album with one bonus track.

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Glenn Hughes - Addiction: Remastered and Expanded
Review by Gary Hill
This is part of a series of new Glenn Hughes reissues. I have to say that this is one of my favorites.

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Glenn Hughes - The Way It Is (2 CD Edition)
Review by Gary Hill

This is one of the entries in the new series of Glenn Hughes reissues. Like the rest, they add a second CD, this time a concert from 2000.


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Glenn Hughes - Return of Crystal Karma (2 CD Edition)
Review by Gary Hill

This is part of a series of reissues of Glenn Hughes solo albums. It's one of the stronger releases in the set, too.


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Glenn Hughes - Building the Machine 2CD Edition
Review by Gary Hill

This is one in a series of new Glenn Hughes reissues. The first CD is a studio album (with one bonus track).


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Glenn Hughes - Songs in the Key of Rock 3 CD Edition
Review by Gary Hill
This is a new release in a series of Glenn Hughes reissues. The bulk of the discs in this series are two-CD editions. This one has three.


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Glenn Hughes - The Official Bootleg Box Set Volume One
Review by Gary Hill

This new box set from Glenn Hughes compiles a number of bootleg live albums. There are seven CDs here from six different shows.


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Glenn Hughes - The Official Bootleg Box: Volume Two 1993-2013
Review by Gary Hill

This massive CD box set gathers a batch of Glenn Hughes bootlegs. I'm guessing you could figure that out from the title, though, right?


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Humble Pie - Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 1
Review by Gary Hill
The first thing that must be addressed is the "bootleg" in the title of this set. These recordings obviously started literally as bootlegs.

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Humble Pie - Joint Effort
Review by Gary Hill

This is a long lost album from Humble Pie. It had been rejected by the group's label, and the music has been sitting in the vaults since 1975. T


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Humble Pie - Up Our Sleeve: Official Bootleg Vol 3
Review by Gary Hill

This new collection, as you can guess from the title, boxes up several bootleg live recordings from Humble Pie. As is clearly stated on the box, the recording quality isn't up to standards one would expect from a professional live album.


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Humphrey-McKeown - Tapestry of Shadows
Review by Gary Hill
It seems that a lot of people get their music in small, single song dosages these days. That's probably a good thing for this album.

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HundredMillionThousand - LP1
Review by Gary Hill
Parts of this are progressive. No, they aren't progressive rock, but they are progressive music.

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Ian Hunter - Strings Attached (A Very Special Night With)
Review by Gary Hill
This concert recording is from 2002. It features Ian Hunter with an orchestra.

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Ian Hunter - Sampling in Reality
Review by Gary Hill
There is a whole school of music that's focused on slightly rough around the edges rock and roll with less than great singers.

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Matt Hurray - Unnecessary Commentary
Review by Gary Hill

This rocking album lands in the surf guitar territory.


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Jordan Hurwitz - Here I’ll Stand
Review by Gary Hill
This is sure to appeal most to fans of pop music.

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Jordan Hurwitz - Lovesick
Review by Gary Hill
I reviewed another disc from Jordan Hurwitz previously. She is a great singer.

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The Hydrothermal Vents - Secrets of the Deep
Review by Gary Hill
This is an unusual set. It’s very hard to categorize.

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