Review: Revelation 100

Various Artists "Revelation 100: A Fifteen Year Retrospective of Rare Recordings" (Revelation Records) Compliations usually aren'’t my bag. Personally most comp's are  what they appear to be; watered...

Review: Seether

Seether "‘Disclaimer’" (Wind Up Records) Achingly reworked radio hash sounding like roadies for any third rate band that is still ripping off Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam vocals and blending them with...

Review: Hot Rod Circuit

Hot Rod Circuit "Sorry About Tomorrow" (Vagrant) HRC's last album had just the right amount of emo mixed with just the right amount of punk, creating one of the better albums of last year.  So what the...

Review: Iron Fire

Iron Fire "On The Edge" (Noise Records) Iron Fire says, "Hail to the power, spirit and might of Heavy metal!"  Well, there is that exclamation point so they're not just saying it; they're screaming it,...

Review: Justin Sane

Justin Sane "Life, Love And The Pursuit Of Justice" (A-F Records) Anti-Flag's frontman goes solo with a stripped down folk album, backed only by his sometimes acoustic, mostly distorted guitar.  Sane...

Review: Short Round

Short Round "Language" (Asian Man Records) Short Round puts forth ten tracks of punchy electric pop on their debut album "Language."  All ten songs (really a Short Round, as they clock in at just under...

Review: Legends of Rodeo

Legends of Rodeo "A Thousand Friday Nights" (Bieler Bros. Records / MCA Records) While browsing in the local record store, I happened across a copy of this album filed in the country music section.  Kind...

Review: Manowar

Manowar "Warriors of the World" (Metal Blade) Manowar just hasn't been the same since September eleventh.  Like the rest of us they were deeply affected by the images of sudden violent warfare waged...

MU330

MU330 "Ultra Panic" (Asian Man Records) Fourteen years, four continents and 16 countries later MU330 are back with their 7th full length release "Ultra Panic".   The album sounds more ska than ever. But...

Review: NOFX

NOFX "45 or 46 Songs That Weren't Good Enough to Go on Our Other Records" (Fat Wreck Chords) This is the NOFX album to own. Not only is it 46 'new' songs over two CD's, but also included is a 32 page...