Review: Silent Majority  

Silent Majority "“You Would Love to Know”" (Initial Records) Straightedge hardcore with plenty of the familiar 20 interchangeable riffs per song, the chunka-chunka hanging open in all the right places,...

Review: King For A Day  

King For A Day "“Before I Go”" (Initial Records) Emo-core from Detroit.  Fans of Hot Water Music, Get Up Kids, Braid, the Promise Ring, Texas is a Reason, Sunny Day Real Estate, Elliott, Jimmy Eat...

Review: Blood Red

Blood Red "“Hostage”" (Initial Records) Despite the rather dismal name of this band it actually comes from a U2 song, go figure.  Blood Red heralds from Long Island and I would imagine is a very...

Review: Ultimate Fakebook

Ultimate Fakebook "Before We Spark" (Initial Records) According to the liner notes, UFB had been listening to post-"Pet Sounds" Beach Boys before they headed into the studio to record this ep. But nary a...

Review: Criteria

Criteria "En Garde" (Initial Records) Stephen Pedersen is a little pissed off. He has a great track record with bands (Cursive and White Octave), but a sour break up with Cursive is showing its head on En...