Review: Fall Silent

Fall Silent "Drunken Violence" (Revelation Records) "There's a war / and its right outside your window" is the first line on track two, "Flowers for Whore", which is easily the best song on this album....

Review: The Get Up Kids

The Get Up Kids "On a Wire" (Vagrant) Tightly crafted, heartwrenching emo tunes by the collective that pretty much defines the genre. While the Get Up Kids may be older, they don’t seem to have gotten...

Review: Champion

Champion "Count Our Numbers" (Bridge Nine) Bridge Nine is, without a doubt, the finest hardcore revisionist label around. Every B9 release looks great, sounds great and embodies the essence of hardcore's...

Review: Christiansen

Christiansen "“Forensics Brothers and Sisters”" (Revelation Records) The stop/start bass challenged by guitars sewing themselves needle-like into the opening track, ‘Jhazz never spelled so good’...

Review: Curl Up and Die

Curl Up and Die "Unfortunately we’re Not Robots" (Revelation Records) Unfortunately, our vocals suck. While Curl Up and Die's (CUAD) is one letter short of C.H.U.D.'s, that doesn’t make up for a real...

Revview: Danzig

Danzig "777: I Luciferi" (Spitfire) Evil imp Glenn Danzig, alleged son of Roy Orbison, comes at us in his new Nu-Metal, Marilyn Manson type style.  It's true that Glenn has gone through many stylistic...

Review: Anti-Flag

Anti-Flag "Mobilize" (A-F Records) Peace punkers Anti-Flag return with their fifth full-length release on their very own A-F records after selling 100,000+ copies of "Underground Network" on Fat Wreck...

Review: The Ataris

The Ataris "Anywhere But Here" (Kung Fu Records) The album that started the long-winding Atari journey, released here in all it’s young, misunderstood and underappreciated artistic splendor. It’s the...

Review: Atticus

Various Artists "Atticus" (SideOneDummy) A compilation released off SideOne by the kids over at Atticus, a new label formed by that guy in Blink-182. Just another comp? Yeah. Worth buying? I guess. This...

Review: Beyond the Embrace

Beyond the Embrace "Against the Elements" (Metal Blade) Melodic metal with hoarse screaming vocals (but not all the time) sometimes the singer does something some might call singing, a kind of singing...