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Review: Hellions

Hellions ““Switchblade Rock n Roll”” (Chicken Ranch Records) On this 45 The Hellions sound like the classic rendition of a mid nineties punk band playing at a small dive bar where most of the people in the audience are either…

Review: Hot Hot Heat / The Red Light Sting

Hot Hot Heat / The Red Light Sting “Self-Titled” (Ache Records) A split LP from Ache with Canadian acts Hot Hot Heat and The Red Light Sting. The latter act, which will be listed as TRLS, slightly resembles the calmer…

Interview: The Tossers

by pr! Few of today’s youth with Irish blood know much of what the Irish have been thru. In battles with just about everyone in the region, they to this day are still dealing with the British, and that’s not…

Interview: Dismemberment Plan

interview bushman How does one even put their finger on a band with an aura of pop mischievousness like the Dismemberment Plan. I don’t know how you can even call some bands pop after you’ve heard the Plan. Their newest…

Review: The Giant Rock ‘N’ Roll Swindle

Various Artists“The Giant Rock ‘N’ Roll Swindle”(Fork In Hand) This is a pretty rad compilation.  First of all, the artwork inside the jacket is some of the cooler dada/avant-garde stuff around.  Second of all, the music is cool.  “Swindle” features…

Review: Hardcore Breakout 1,2,3…

Various Artists “Hardcore Breakout 1,2,3…” (New Red Archives) “Hardcore Breakout” is a whopping three discs (sweet fancy Moses, 75 tracks!) of musical goodness that boasts incredibly diverse acts, ranging from Samiam and Jack Killed Jill to Jawbreaker and No Use…

 Review: Volume

Volume “Requesting Permision to Land” (Highbeam Music) Time to break out the intergalactic space suits and the bong rips cause’ here comes Volume. I’ve never been quite to sure what fuzzy guitars and a classic rock vibe had to do…