Review: Robert Plant

Robert Plant "Dreamland" (Universal) "Dreamland," in contrast to Robert's eighties hit "Tall Cool One", is a humble album full of musical self introspection by way of covering other musicians' songs, some...

Review: Hatebreed

Hatebreed "Perseverance" (Universal) 'You want to see me fail... You'll never... get your chance!' Strength through confidence in oneself.  Determination in the face of opposition.  Staying true to...

Review: SPM

SPM "“Time Is Money”" (Dope House Records / Universal) SPM stands for South Park Mexican.  No, he didn'’t kill Kenny, and he’s not Cartman'’s dad.  The name comes from his neighborhood in Houston,...

Review: 3 Doors Down

3 Doors Down "“The Better Life”" (Universal) Will our radio stations have no mercy?  Our program directors are undoubtedly suffering from severe cases of dementia.  This is the only rationale I can...

Review: Chumbawamba

Chumbawamba "“Readymades”" (Republic / Universal) Try saying Chumbawamba ten times in a row fast.  It’s pretty tough isn’t it?  Well, this is how many different sounds you get in the illustrious ten...

Review: The Mars Volta

The Mars Volta "Televators" (Universal/GSL) Seems that the new The Mars Volta music video for "Televators" was released on Universal's site.  It's pretty tight, and well worth watching.  Pulled a tube...

Review: Downset “Universal”

Downset "Universal" (Liquid 8) . I saw downset. Nine years ago. Back then, I bought their 7” because I heard they were graffiti writers. Hip-Hop meets rock was fresh to my ears, and downset. was...

Review: The Streets

The Streets "A Grand Don't Come For Free" (Pure Groove / Universal) So, you've made a groundbreaking hit record and have been dubbed, by all of the major pop pubs, as "the next big thing".  Your style...