Review: Wildside

Various Artists "Wildside: “A Tribute to Motley Crue”" (Artillery Music / AMC) If for no other reason, for Gravity Check covering ‘Home Sweet Home’.  Now THAT’S how you are supposed to approach a...
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Brothers of Conquest “All the Colors of Darkness” (Go Kart...
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Champion “Count Our Numbers” (Bridge...
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Fall Silent “Drunken Violence” (Revelation...
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Glassjaw “Worship and Tribute” (Warner...

Review: Squad Five-O

Squad Five-O "Self-Titled" (Tooth and Nail) At what point in the recent past did it become necessary to pay homage to 60's garage rock? I mean, who doesn't love the haircuts, the jams and the attitude?...

Review: Student Rick

Student Rick "Soundtrack For A Generation" (Victory Records) Victory has bottomed out by releasing this mind-numbingly forgettable mish-mosh of rehashed pretty-boy-jangle-emo-pop-punk. Sure, one song...

Review: The Extra Glenns

The Extra Glenns "Martial Arts Weekend" (Absolutely Kosher Records) From the minute I heard the first notes I knew these guys were something special; special ed that is.  The Extra Glenns is an ingenious...

Review: The Reign of Terror

The Reign of Terror "Sacred Ground" (Limb Music) Typically a review should start, one would think, with a description of the music or a simple statement indicating the band's genre.  In this case the...

Review: The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins "Rotten Apples:  “Greatest Hits / Judas O”) (Virgin Records) For the Smashing Pumpkins fan, 12 previously unreleased songs.  A bit arrogant for a ‘Greatest Hits’ album that...