Review: Sky Came Falling  

Sky Came Falling "“10.21”" (Ferret Records) Hardcore emo CD from Long Island hardcore emo band with occasional prettyness inserted before or after the hardcore emo tunes, but occasionally taking over...

Review: Son of Sam  

Son of Sam "“Songs from the Earth”" (Nitro Records) Son of Sam is a punk supergroup composed of members whose credits include AFI, Tiger Army, D-Generation, Murphy’s Law, Danzig and Samhain.  This...

Review: Me First & The Gimme Gimmes

Me First & The Gimme Gimmes "“Blow in the Wind”" (Fat Wreck Chords) Twenty-seven and a half minutes of cover songs.  It sounds like a dumb concept but it’s more fun then getting drunk on prom...

Interview: Placebo

by Anthony Aughtman Sitting down with all 3 members of Placebo is an honor and enriching experience as you will soon read. Placebo is Brian Molko (voice, guitar & keyboards), Stefan Olsdal (bass,...

Review: Mortician  

Mortician "“Domain of Death”" (Relapse Records) Death-grindcore two-men-and-a-drum-machine metal combo Mortician present you with their “magnum opus” (thus spake the press sheet) Domain of Death....

Review: Fabulous Disaster  

Fabulous Disaster "“Put Out or Get Out”" (Pink and Black Records) Members of Detroit’s Inside Out, Mudwimmin and proto-riot grrls Frightwig bring you a batch of melodic pop-punk-and-roll tunes...

Review: Frenzal Rhomb

Frenzal Rhomb "“Shut Your Mouth”" (Fat Wreck Chords) The hearty boys from Australia are back with their second full length on Fat Wreck Chords, “Shut Your Mouth”.    Sixteen tracks throw the...

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: Liar

Liar "“Liar’s Hell”" (Alveran Records) “Liar’s Hell” serves up eight gnarl tracks of uber-heavy thrash from one of Europe’s premiere metalcore bands.  Liar is not just another Slayer-wannabe...

Review: Los Kung-Fu Monkeys

Los Kung-Fu Monkeys "“Rebuilding the World”" (One Shot Records) Los Kung-Fu Monkeys have energy to spare.  So much energy, in fact, that “Rebuilding the World” just might jump out of your stereo and...