REVIEW: THE SURVIVAL CODE “BROKEN STRINGS” EP

Broken Strings? Check. Bloody Knuckles? Check. The Survival Code is a hard rocking power trio who currently call London home. They are on the precipice of releasing their second EP, "Broken Strings", a...
CD review The Bled

Review: The Bled

The Bled "Pass The Flash" (Fiddler Records) James Munoz on vocals, Mike Celi on bass, Ross Ott and Jeremy Talley on guitars and Mike Pedicone on drums. The veteran Bled fans would also chime in that The...
Review A Death for Every Sin In A Time When Hope Is Lost

Review: A Death for Every Sin

A Death for Every Sin "In A Time Where Hope Is Lost”" (Eulogy) Not since the almighty Hatebreed have I heard such a perfect combination of metal and hardcore. Love it. Crunch crunch crunch. Riff riff...
36 Crazyfists Review Bitterness the Star

Review: 36 Crazyfists

36 Crazyfists "Bitterness the Star" (Roadrunner Records)  36 Crazyfists is named after a a Jackie Chan movie. I like Jackie Chan, but not in a pissed off, karate-on-the-dance floor kind of way. He’s...
Review Poison the Well Tear from the Red

Review: Poison the Well

Poison The Well "Tear From the Red" (Trustkill Records) Brilliant album. Showcasing the best of what happens when really emotional metallic scream drenched hardcore can find some melodic within its...

Review: The Firebird Band

The Firebird Band "The Setting Sun And Its Satellites" (Headhunter / Cargo Music) Incredibly diverse and intelligent indie rock. Name-dropping singer Chris Broach (whose previous band Braid broke much...

Review: The Angoras

The Angoras "Self-Titled" (Angora Static) If you’re looking for light, friendly pop punk with a slight surfer sound lean to it then you need look no further than The Angoras. The female vocals on the...

Review: Earth Crisis

Earth Crisis "Slither" (Victory Records) Metallic hard-core that has grown out of its tag and is pushing to further define heaviness. Riff jumping across ripping guitars, rumble low end bass and...

Review: Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World "Singles" (Big Wheel Recreation) After the brewha surrounding Jimmy Eat World’s last CD, “Clarity” (which sold well and was a darling among the critics), the band was still released...

Review: Apollyon Sun

Apollyon Sun "Sub" (Mayan Records) “Apollyon” as far as I can discern is some sort of destroyer demon who lays waste to whatever needs waste laid on it. “Sun,” as far as I’ve been able to gather...