Review: Fall Silent

Fall Silent "“Six Years in the Desert”" (Revelation Records) Fast, furious, slightly screeching, is how I describe Fall Silent. This is definitely a metal band with some hardcore influence. Very similar...

Review: Gameface

Gameface "“Always On”" (Revelation Records) This CD kind of warms you up if you’re feeling blue or just got dumped by your significant other. These country influenced emo-rock songs are catchy and...

Review: Pitch Black

Pitch Black "Self-Titled" (Revelation Records) An album's worth of dark and mysterious punk from Northern Oakland that bears a striking resemblance to modern Bay Area legends, AFI. How far is Northern...

Review: Revelation 100

Various Artists "Revelation 100: A Fifteen Year Retrospective of Rare Recordings" (Revelation Records) Compliations usually aren'’t my bag. Personally most comp's are  what they appear to be; watered...

Review: Christiansen

Christiansen "“Forensics Brothers and Sisters”" (Revelation Records) The stop/start bass challenged by guitars sewing themselves needle-like into the opening track, ‘Jhazz never spelled so good’...

Review: Curl Up and Die

Curl Up and Die "Unfortunately we’re Not Robots" (Revelation Records) Unfortunately, our vocals suck. While Curl Up and Die's (CUAD) is one letter short of C.H.U.D.'s, that doesn’t make up for a real...

Review: Fall Silent

Fall Silent "Drunken Violence" (Revelation Records) "There's a war / and its right outside your window" is the first line on track two, "Flowers for Whore", which is easily the best song on this album....

Review: Elliot

Elliott "Song in the Air" (Revelation Records) A friend of mine borrowed this CD from me before I could listen to it and he gave it back to me like two days later.  "This thing sucks," he told me....

Review: Elliott

Elliott "False Cathedrals" (Revelation Records) Swirling and drifting and about as heavy as a cloud on a rainy day. Sweet without and ounce of sap (ok a little sap, but mostly just dreamy emo/indie rock)....