Review: T.S.O.L.

T.S.O.L. "Divided We Stand" (Nitro) Naturally, T.S.O.L. breaks no new ground with Divided We Stand. That’s why it rules: they haven’t fucked with what’s made them so cool for the past few albums....

Review: The Threats

The Threats "Demos and Rarities" (Dr. Strange) Obscurities by obscure Scottish punk band The Threats.  Twenty-seven tracks recorded from 1979 to 1982.  The oi-punk thing was already pretty played out...

Review” T.S.O.L. “Divided We Stand”

T.S.O.L. "Divided We Stand" (Nitro) Naturally, T.S.O.L. breaks no new ground with "Divided We Stand". That’s why it rules: they haven’t fucked with what’s made them so cool for the past few...

Review: The Suicide Machines

The Suicide Machines "A Match and Some Gasoline" (Side One Dummy) These guys have been like three different bands.  First they were the ska band that kicked some serious ass.  With their second record...

Review: Thrall

Thrall "Lifer" (Alternative Tentacles) Thrall's Mike Hard (God Bullies) continues to deliver kick-ass hard rock with lyrics to commit to heart. It is fitting that Thrall come onto the Alternative Tentacle...

Review: The Network

The Network "Money Money 2020" (Adeline) So if you're one of those people who check on all the music gossip sites, you probably have read the Adeline press releases on The Network and read/listened to...

Review: The Quill

The Quill "Hooray!  It's a Death Trip" (SPV) From straight outta the late eighties and the cusp of the early nineties comes The Quill.  Fans of Soundgarden circa "Louder Than love" will no doubt rejoice...

Review: Pennywise

Pennywise "From the Ashes" (Epitaph) When you put on a Pennywise album, it’s just like putting on an old coat--you know you can always count on it to meet your expectations.  However, although putting...

Review: Selfmademan

Selfmademan "The Daylight Robbery" (Smallman) I could never really wrap my head around these bands that want to get all scientific on you while they’re “rocking out.” Thanks to Selfmademan though, I...

Review: The Locust

The Locust "Plague Soundscapes" (Anti) The Locust are one of those strange things that don't emerge into the mainstream very often.  Aspects of the underground are always infiltrating and eventually...