Review: Black Tape for a Blue Girl

Black Tape for a Blue Girl "“The Scavenger Bride”" (Projekt) Gothic DIY superstars Black Tape for a Blue Girl have been around since 1986, apparently, and are still doing it their own way on their own...

Review: The Blamed

The Blamed "Give Us Barabbas" (Tooth & Nail Records) This album has a great title.  Barabbas, murder/rapist, was the prisoner chosen by the citizens of Jerusalem to be released from prison rather...

Review: Bloodlet

Bloodlet "Three Humid Nights in the Cypress Trees" (Victory Records) I had a big plan for today.  I was going to get up and go to the Laundromat to take care of some washing.  While my clothes were busy...

Review: Brothers of Conquest

Brothers of Conquest "All the Colors of Darkness" (Go Kart Records) The South is a weird place.  I was out in Florida for a job interview last year and some guy was showing me around a few towns outside...

Review: The Catheters

The Catheters "Static Delusions and Stone-still Days" (Sub Pop Records) The Catheters sound pretty much like you would expect a band calling themselves The Catheters to sound: rough, angry, and loud....

Review: Sixty Stories / Painted Thin

Sixty Stories / Painted Thin "Different Places to Sit / A Loveless Kiss" (Smallman Records) This is a split CD, with seven songs from Sixty Stories and five more from the regrettably defunct Painted Thin....

Review: A Life Once Lost

A Life Once Lost "The Fourth Plague: Flies" (Robodog Records) The first sounds out of this CD will change you forever.  Leaping from the stereo at about 500 Mph are the five loudest and fastest tracks...

Review: All That Remains

All That Remains "Behind Silence and Solitude" (Prosthetic Records) All that Remains are a five piece death metal band hailing from Western Massachusetts. They are a very aggressively melodic metal band....