The Vaccines' "Combat Sports" is 2018's "most perfect" album. (Courtesy Brad Elterman)

2018: Looking back at the best in rock

Musically speaking, 2018 wasn’t too memorable. You really had to dig for…


Dorothy Martin and her band Dorothy are promoting their 2016 debut album “ROCKISDEAD.” (Courtesy photo)

Rock-blues belter fronts Dorothy with finesse

In retrospect, Dorothy Martin isn’t sure how she became the frontwoman for…


Gaslight Anthem's Brian Fallon's solo release "Painkillers" exemplifies songwriting at its best. (Courtesy photo)

10 great 2016 albums

Talk about an annus horribilis: 2016 started on an ominous note with…