Review: Superdrag

Superdrag "“Last Call For Vitriol”" (Arena Rock Recording Co) After getting the feeling sucked out of them, Superdrag nearly fell off the map.  The band was chewed up and spit out by major label...

Review: Tekulvi

Tekulvi "In Recognition of Your Significant Accomplishments" (Divot Records) During the time this CD was playing in my stereo one word was flashing through my head: Fugazi.  From the first beat to the...

Review: Rhapsody

Rhapsody "Power of the Dragonflame" (SPV) The album opens with a grandiose orchestral arrangement complete with choral chanting: in Latin, no less.  It then proceeds into rip roaring power metal...

Review: Sentenced

Sentenced "The Cold White Light" (Century Media) Sentenced is a heavy gothic metal band in the vein of Moonspell, To Die For and Entwine.  Insofar as this particular sub-genre of metal appeals to me,...

Review: Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy "Dust" (Metropolis Records) "Dust" is the tenth solo album from Peter Murphy, one of the founding members of "early art rock pioneers" Bauhaus, according to the press release.  The album has...

Review: Ram-Zet

Ram-Zet "Escape" (Century Media) Ram-Zet is a very unique and very creative band. They definitely stand alone in their own category. It was all put together by a multi-instrumentalist named Zet in 1998....

Review: The Reunion Show

The Reunion Show "The Motion" (Law of Inertia Records) "The Motion" is a six track EP recorded about eighteen months ago by a band that has toured throughout the East Coast, building a following of mod...

Review: The Ritchie Whites

The Ritchie Whites "Snitches Get Stitches" (TKO Records) A band clever enough to come up with a name as good as The Ritchie Whites should have been able to turn out an album better than this one....

Review: rubyhorse

rubyhorse "“rise”" (Island) Does the front of this magazine say “Pussy Rock Magazine” featuring an article with Phil Collins and his days as a butt hugger?  Should I go buy a flowery bright pink tee...

Review: Lovespirals

Lovespirals "Windblown Kiss" (Projekt Records) Founder and long time force behind Projekt band Love Spirals Downwards, Ryan Lum has a new partner, a new band name and a new style. Lovespirals is now Ryan...