Review: ohGr

ohGr "“Welt”" (Spitfire Records) Former Skinny Puppy frontman settles down into his craft.  A more focused assault of electronic pushed and distorted sonics.  While Skinny Puppy was mostly...

Review: Necro

Necro "“I Need Drugs”" (Psycho+Logical Records) It’s a good thing that the people outraged over Eminem’s Grammy nomination haven’t heard this album.  Necro easily trumps Slim Shady in terms of sheer...

Review: Prayer for Cleansing

Prayer for Cleansing "“The Rain In Endless Fall”" (Tribunal) The already (and now twice) defunct PFC are a rather odd sounding Pennsylvania act that gleams influences from all over metal’s family tree....
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Rage Against the Machine

Rage Against the Machine “Renegades” Sony I write this review shivering with disgust at the thought of Chris Cornell replacing Zach at the vocals of Rage Against the Machine. Now, keep in mind, I’m not...

Review: Reach the Sky

Reach the Sky "“Friends, Lies, and the End of the World”" (Victory Records) So much good stuff from this Boston foursome it’s hard to decide just what to say.  I’ll start with the vocals-Ian Larrabee...

Review: Rydell

Rydell "“Per Ardua Ad Astra”" (Cargo Music / Headhunter Records) Apparently, the United States’ newfound love of all things emo has seeped across the Atlantic Ocean to bonny ol’ England.  It must be...

Review: Sandman

Sandman "“No Secrets, No Lies”" (Lifestyle Records) Sandman hails from Minnesota, and his lyrical style shows the influence of fellow Midwesterners Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.  Bone never really did anything...

Review: Six Reasons To Kill

Six Reasons To Kill "“Kiss The Demon”" (Alveran Recordings) Extreme metal.  Demonic vocals and more guitar crunch than you are worthy of.  Sinister vibes spew from Six Reasons To Kill.  Solid in its...

Review: Spazboy

Spazboy "“Alright Tokyo”" (Moonsault Records) Almost reminds me of a hard rock/punktified Barenaked Ladies. These guys live up to their name with rapid-fire vocals, quick chord changes, insta-hooks (tm)...

Review: The Stereo

The Stereo "“No Traffic”" (Fueled By Ramen) Indie Pop.  Someone is wearing a Weezer T-shirt to bed at night.  Getting away with a rhyme scheme that is pure pop, and guitars that either pump along rock...