New school hardcore metal, Jerseys Burnt by the Sun go beyond what a lot of their peers have been doing on this self-titled e.p. On the more cerebral end of the spectrum (rather than the fun-loving, satan-worshipping, corpse-screwing end of the spectrum) BBTS are core-shrieking out poetic essays more than they are reciting catchy lyrics for the the kids to point their fingers in the air and scream along to. Still they still display a sense of humor with songs like Buffy and Lizard-skin Barbie. If these guys keep it up, theyre bound to go a long way in their genre. The kids like this. I read it somewhere . . .