Review: Craw

Craw "Bodies for Strontium 90" (Hydra Head Records) I live with my buddy Jason who is a grad student studying biochemistry at UCSB.  I asked him what Strontium was and he said it was some sort of...

Review: Criss Angel

Criss Angel "Mindfreak" (Apitrag Records) Up front I must warn you this is no ordinary album. It's the soundtrack for Criss Angel's supernatural freak show, "Mindfreak," which he also wrote, produced,...

Review: The Class Assassins

The Class Assassins “"State of Emergency”" (TKO Records) Rebellious, oldman pop-punk, this album reminds me of myself in fifteen years if I join the local punk club, burn my membership card, and then...

Review: Clenched Fist

Clenched Fist "“Welcome to Memphis”" (Thorp Records) Fisting Clint, I mean Clenched Fist’s “Welcome to Memphis” is a prime example of hardcore anger colliding with idiocy.  “Juicy” Joel’s vocals...

Review: Autopilot Off

Autopilot Off "5 Song EP" (Island) A slightly pop-punk Foo Fighters brand of fueled up powerchords adhering to a very rock approach.  There's only 5 songs here, and the best is the closer 'Wide Awake'...

Review: …And Oceans

...And Oceans "Cypher" (Century Media) I don't know what it is, but my heart always opens wide to Scandinavian metal bands like the flower of my fragile womanhood before a Norse God.  ...And Oceans come...