Review: Dead to Fall

Dead to Fall "“Everything I Touch Falls To Pieces" (Victory Records) Back to the basics with this new record.  That’s right, fast paced heavy guitars, deep bass lines, and growling coming from one of...

Review: Billy Music

Billy Music "“Midwest Index”" (Law of Inertia) An unabashedly emo band from South Dakota.  Sunny Day Real Estate, Jimmy Eat World, Hum etc.  They play the music with fresh enthusiasm, but...

Review: Blood Red

Blood Red "“Hostage”" (Initial Records) Despite the rather dismal name of this band it actually comes from a U2 song, go figure.  Blood Red heralds from Long Island and I would imagine is a very...

Review: Bo Hansson

Bo Hansson "Sagan Om Ringen" (Silence Records) "Sagan Om Ringen" translates as "Lord of the Rings." While this CD comes out in the midst of the film version of the complete trilogy, this album originally...

Review: Cady Finlayson

Cady Finlayson "Shines like Silver" (Cady Finlayson) In producing this record, Cady (pronounced "Caddy") seeks to document the American-Irish sound of fiddle music. Her warm and upbeat presentation of...

Review: Cattle Decapitation

Cattle Decapitation "“To Serve Man”" (Metal Blade) Ex-members of the Locust, among others, offer us their brutal first full-length cut for Metal Blade.  A far cry from the sans bass, 30 second song...

Review: Che Chapter 127

Che Chapter 127 "Profit Prophet" (G7 Welcoming Committee) I really enjoyed the last album I reviewed from G7 Welcoming Committee, "Good Times Coming Back Again," by the Greg MacPherson Band.  I enjoyed...

Review: The Clarks

The Clarks "Another Happy Ending" (Razor and Tie) Midwest-ready, Bic-flicking, radio rock from a group flaunting twelve-string guitar wailing and a big, throaty Creed-like vocal presence. If you were...

Review: Common Rider

Common Rider "This is Unity Music" (Hopeless Records) You can't keep a good band alive. Just isnt possible. Look at Guns N Roses, one of the best rock bands in history and is currently being smothered by...

Review: The Company Of Snakes

The Company Of Snakes "Burst The Bubble" (Steamhammer / SPV) With three of the original members of Whitesnake, Micky Moody (guitars), Bernie Marsden (guitars) and Neil Murray (bass), along with new...