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Review: The Frisk

The Frisk "Audio Ransom Note" (Adeline) The Frisk are like the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young of punk rock.  A punk supergroup if there ever was one, The Frisk are comprised of members of AFI, Loose...

Review: The New Christs

The New Christs "We Got This!" (Smog Veil Records) This group features vocalist Rob Younger, formerly of Radio Birdman. The Australian modern rock group delivers it hard and fast in a late-period Iggy Pop...

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Review: The Setup

The Setup "Tuned to Drop Dead" (Action Driver) Wow, bristling metalcore from Virginia (why am I getting all these Southern bands these days, doesn't anyone else make music anymore) that will knock you on...

Review: The Spotlight Syndicate

The Spotlight Syndicate "...Forget the Static Past" (Substandard Records) I can appreciate where these fellas are coming from.  Record players with mounted televisions, and other extra unneeded lights...

Review: Those Unknown

Those Unknown "Self-Titled" (TKO Records) This is a reissue of Those Unknown's 1995 debut CD. In hindsight, this album proves to be a high water mark in old school punk of the mid-'90s. The group has a...

Review: Thou Shalt Not

Thou Shalt Not "The White Beyond" (Dancing Ferret Discs) I feel so sad, but I can't stop dancing. Thou Shalt Not gives a strong meaning to everything they sing about. It could be donuts or flat tires, but...

Review: Throttlerod

Throttlerod "Hell and High Water" (Small Stone Records) There's not a lot of room in today's music for acts like Throttlerod.  With their throaty vocals and full-figured guitars, Throttlerod plays rock...

Review: Trivium

Trivium "Ember To Inferno" (Life Force) Metal name, metal music.  Ripping metal music.  This is one of those bands that's just fucking good and defines the genre they represent.  That's good and bad....