Review: Wayne Marshall

Wayne Marshall "Marshall Law" (VP Records) If dancehall is your thing, then the Marshall is king. Lush keyboards, positive lyrics, it's all here. Mr. Marshall doesn't have a commanding voice like say an...
article placeholder

Modern Fix

FEATURED ALBUM REVIEWS back to album reviews...

Review: Wild Dub: Dread Meets Punk Rocker

Various Artists "Wild Dub: Dread Meets Punk Rocker" (Select Cuts) It is just what you would expect based upon the title, a little reggae to make you bang your head. Funky and catchy, this comp utilizes...

Review: Wisenbaker

Wisenbaker "Contemplating Whether or Not to Tell You, I Love You" (Indianola Records) I think the title of the album says it all.  I just had to fight back an urge to barf and laugh at the same time....

Interview: Comeback Kid

COMEBACK KID - interview by Brian Greenaway The Surgeon General estimates that there is one hardcore band for every 3.2 US citizens. By my math that works out to roughly ten bagallion hardcore bands...

Review: The Weakerthans

The Weakerthans "Reconstruction Site" (Epitaph) The Weakerthans aren't your average Epitaph band in that they don't necessarily beat you about the head and neck with snare drums and blinding cymbals....

Review: Thrice

Thrice "The Artist in the Ambulance" (Island) When a band releases an amazing debut album like Thrice's first release, "Illusion of Safety", one of three things will happen with the follow-up. Most...

Review: Tora! Tora! Torrance!

Tora! Tora! Torrance! "A Cynic's Nightmare" (The Militia Group) Kobe Bryant is big news, huh?  I hate the Lakers but damn that's a good story.  Nick Koenigs' first vocals on TTT!'s follow up to "Get...

Review: Type O Negative

Type O Negative "Life is Killing Me" (Roadrunner Records) How beautifully bleak Type O Negative paints their world.  Underneath the hard rock coating, there is a smooth sadness, a dark illumination, a...

Review: “Mass Transit”

Various Artists "“Mass Transit”" (Woodson Lateral Records) Mass Transit is a collection of independent artists from a number of different labels all of which are either sparsely contemporary indie rock...