Review: Ultrapull

Ultrapull "From All Directions" (Gold Circle) Standard college rock mixed with the sassy post-punk influences generated by such brat rockers as NOFX, Green Day, Screeching Weasel, etc...  Most of the...

Review: Uncalledfor

Uncalledfor "Til the End" (Crooked Records) Ever order a pizza from Dominos and wonder why it doesn't taste better?  It's got the same ingredients as the expensive joint around the corner, but for some...

Review: Sixer

Sixer "Beautiful Trash" (BYO Records) I've attempted to write this review over three times, and still can't come  to a decent conclusion about Sixer. On one hand, we've got the sparkling  press sheet...

Review: Snowdogs

Snow Dogs "Animal Farm" (Victory Records) Everybody's gotta do their own thing, okay?  And I don't want to bum out anyone's trip, man, but these Snowdogs aren't playing their music to let it vibe with...

Review: Still Breathing

Still Breathing "“September”" (Solid State Records) When I was perusing my CDs for the month I glanced at the backside of “September” and thought, “oh great, a chick singer,” which I normally have...

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: Supremium

Supremium "Tales" (Smile Records) Supremium is a band that brings back memories of The Connells for no reason in particular, except for the jangly, peppy vibe that dominates "Tales."  Anyhow, the album...

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: 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....