Review: Welcome To Your Life

Welcome To Your Life "“there’s no turning back”" (Indecision Records) This album is very good.  I would say this is metal (as opposed to hardcore) because of the chord structures and the dark and...
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Cattle Decapitation“To Serve Man"(Metal...

Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs "“Self-Titled”" (Touch & Go) Touch & Go'’s re-release of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs self-released ep, along with some great tour dates supporting the John Spencer Blues Explosion,...

Review: Your Enemies Friends

Your Enemies Friends "“The Wiretap E.P.”" (Buddyhead Records) Don'’t you just love when bands have that new car smell.  Your Enemies Friends is a brand spanking new punk band from Hollywood who will...

Review: Beatsteaks

Beatsteaks "Living Targets" (Epitaph) Every now and then a band comes along that kicks your ear in the ass. The Beatsteaks from Germany are such a band. "Living Targets", their 2nd release on (Epitaph),...

Review: Susan & The Surftones

Susan & The Surftones "The Originals" (ACME Brothers Records) Few instrumental contemporary surf bands have a female front person, but Susan & The Surftones does. Here the group delivers the...

Review: Ten Foot Pole

Ten Foot Pole "Bad Mother Trucker”" (Victory Records) I'’ve always had a soft spot for Ten Foot Pole.  I got into them more than other kindred spirits such as NOFX or Assorted Jellybeans.  “bad...

Review: The Commercials

The Commercials "“Twenty Years Tonight”" (Jumpstart Records) Both in the music and album art, there exists this semi-lovely artistic element to The Commercials new release.  I didn'’t put in the...

Review: Tender Trap

Tender Trap "Film Molecules" (K Records) In 2001 the English duo of Rob Pursey and vocalist Amelia Fletcher began quietly making beautiful pop gems with an 8-track machine. Both previously played in...

Review: The Buzzhorn

The Buzzhorn "Disconnected" (Atlantic Records) Inspired by the greed of many of today's Major League Baseball players, I too have decided to go on strike-you'll see it on CNN soon, no doubt.  You may ask...