Review: Sleeping by the Riverside

Sleeping by the Riverside "A Breath Between Battles" (Indianola Records) For the most part, the songs are hardcore but alternate with some poppier melodic metal riffage, and vocals have the shout/scream...

Review: Life In Your Way

Life In Your Way "...And Still Our Time is Endless" (Indianola Records) Oh man, I just made more crapes.  You are so jealous right now it's not even funny.  I like putting nutella on them.  You know...

Review: The Judas Cradle

The Judas Cradle "Where Child Actors Go To Die" (Indianola Records) I haven't heard this much double bass since the fast part on Metallica "One".  "Where Child Actors Go To Die" is what you would assume...

Review: Wisenbaker

Wisenbaker "Contemplating Whether or Not to Tell You, I Love You" (Indianola Records) I think the title of the album says it all.  I just had to fight back an urge to barf and laugh at the same time....

Review: Evergreen Terrace / xOne Fifthx

Evergreen Terrace / xOne Fifthx "Split" (Indianola Records) Well, it's Evergreen Terrace, so you know how it sounds: absolutely pummeling breakdowns, killer screams from Andrew Carey, and guitars that...

Review: A Jealousy Issue

A Jealousy Issue "Somebody Shoot Me, I Think I'm In Love" (Indianola Records) Another upset hardcore band thrashin' and grunting thier way through an entire CD.  Is this how upset I would be if I wasn't...

Review: Across Five Aprils

Across Five Aprils "A Tragedy In Progress" (Indianola Records) O.K. call me old fashion but when, and why did it become cool to mix grunting vocals with emo snivel?  Another observation, apperantly your...

Review: This Runs Through

This Runs Through "Until Forever Finds Me" (Indianola Records) The music on this album is pretty ruthless.  Chunky guitars at times play in unison with the drummer's double bass, giving it an early Fear...

Review: Monday In London

Monday In London "The Red Machine" (Indianola Records) Imagine the vocals of Thom Yorke (Radiohead) mixed with the backing of Thursday and you'll get a good idea of what Monday In London are about. I...

Review: A Jealousy Issue

A Jealousy Issue "If the Flames Don't Kill Us We Will" (Indianola Records) These guys are trying hard to make people like them.  They seem to be the dorky kid in the hardcore classroom.  They are a...