Review: Bouncing Souls / Anti-Flag Split

Bouncing Souls / Anti-Flag Split "BYO Split Series Volume IV" (BYO Records) Getting two different bands in the same genre to cover six of each others songs is a great idea, but Bouncing Souls and...

Review: Pistol Grip

Pistol Grip "The Shots From the Kalic Rose" (BYO Records) Pistol Grip is a band that is a mixes L.A. and U.K. style punk rock together. They have this modern yet retro sound to them. You can tell by...

Review: Sixer

Sixer "Beautiful Trash" (BYO Records) I've attempted to write this review over three times, and still can't come  to a decent conclusion about Sixer. On one hand, we've got the sparkling  press sheet...

Review: One Man Army

One Man Army "Rumors & Headlines" (BYO Records) It used to be whenever I had a little free time (which was pretty damn often) I'd go skating.  Now, I play golf.  Why?  I don't know.  Golf is...

Review: Manic Hispanic

Manic Hispanic "The Recline of the Mexican Civilization " (BYO Records) Manic Hispanic is a unique punk rock cover band from Southern California--way south, actually North of the border. However, this is...

Review: Pistol Grip

Pistol Grip "Another Round" (BYO Records) Ha, ha, ha.  That laughter is Pistol Grip laughing at the pop-punk band your little sister is rocking out to right now.  Oh, a smarter writer could have done...

Review: Consumed

Consumed "Pistols at Dawn" (BYO Records) What's worse than a job interview?  I can't think of anything I hate more than sitting in a cramped office answering the same thirty questions about hypothetical...

Review: The Unseen

The Unseen "Explode" (BYO Records) Thick, raw cuts of lean and bloody animal flesh meat. The cheap stuff, probably on Ralphs Club, possibly crawling with microscopic vermin. The Unseen album is full of...

Review: The Business

The Business "Hardcore Hooligan" (BYO Records / Burning Heart) The Business can be summed up perfectly by the closing track on their latest album entitled 'No One Likes Us'. Basically, they're the...

Review: Manic Hispanic

Manic Hispanic "Mijo goes to Jr. College" (BYO Records) If you like your punk rock with guac, Mijo goes to Jr. College will be a combination plate from heaven for your saucy little ears. From the opening...