Review: Radio Berlin

Radio Berlin "Glass" (Action Driver) This isn't an import compilation of songs from the German radio station but a fuckin' rad post-punk-pop-wave album from Canada's Radio Berlin. Usually band's that...

Review: Self-Evident

Self-Evident "Angular" (Blue Worm Records) All of Southern California is on fire.  As you read this, the Modern Fix compound is being evacuated and is preparing for the worst.  Of course, I'm in Santa...

Review: Metal Blade Records Presents:

Various Artists "Uncorrupted Steel 2" (Metal Blade) Metal Blade has always been a label with some great bands, but in my opinion has always done a shitty job in letting the rest of the world know about...

Review: New Mexican Disaster Squad

New Mexican Disaster Squad "Self-Titled" (A-F Records) So are these guys from the state of New Mexico or are they a new Mexican Disaster Squad?  What do disaster squads do?  I realize the obvious...

Review: Neil Perry

Neil Perry "Lineage Situation" (Level Plane) I don't really know where the name Neil Perry came from. It's probably in their bio or something, but I threw that paper away. What I do know is that this is...

Review: Matchbook Romance

Matchbook Romance "Stories and Alibis" (Epitaph) I was just talking to my friend Hailey.  She's going to law school at BYU.  How brutal is that?  Mormons everywhere, encroaching on every little bit of...

Review: Hot Cross

Hot Cross "Cryonics" (Level Plane) Hot Cross’ second release, "Cryonic", is a respectfully solid hardcore album.  Clean guitar riffs plucked at a mile a minute, frantic interludes with lots of mettle,...

Review: Kevin Devine “Make The Clocks Move”

Kevin Devine "Make the Clocks Move" (Triple Crown) Kevin Devine is pitiful. I don't know if he's acctually trying to make us feel sorry for him, or if he's just had a bad go of things and writes about...

Review: Kevin Devine

Kevin Devine "Make The Clocks Move" (Triplecrown Records) Kevin Devine is pitiful.  I don't know if he's acctually trying to make us feel sorry for him, or if he's just had a bad go of things and writes...

Review: Lewis Black

Lewis Black "Rules of Enragement" (Comedy Central) Hilarious comedy album. Lewis Black is a comedic fucking genius, molesting numerous subjects and topics from Minnesota to homeland security. It's a good...