Review: Destruction

Destruction "Metal Discharge" (Nuclear Blast) The reigning motherfuckin' kings of metal have returned.  There's just no two ways about it, Destruction are the best 'rip your face and salt the wound' full...

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Review: The Distillers

The Distillers "Coral Fang" (Warner) Even though she may be the most hated woman in punk rock for dumping Tim Armstrong (Rancid), it's Brody Armstrong's music that is under the microscope today, not her...

Review: Down by Law

Down by Law "Windward Tides and Wayward Sails" (Union Label Group) Raw and full of life, Down by Law holds steadfast to the principles that make punk what it is.  This may not be their strongest work,...

Review: Down to Nothing

Down to Nothing "Save it for the Birds" (Thorp Records) I'm watching the Raiders game right now.  I told you I'd cave.  No matter how much watching football puts me to sleep, here I am, craning my neck...

Review: The Dukes of Nothing

The Dukes of Nothing "War and Wine" (Tortuga Records) I got caught out in a lightening storm last night.  It was totally rad, only it was sort of scary.  And wet.  Also scary is The Dukes of Nothing....

Review: El Centro

El Centro "Prohibido" (Finger Records) Orange County, California.  Great, I've never been oversaturated with music from that demographic... nope, not ever.  But if I was, I would be more than willing to...

Review: Envy

Envy "A Dead Sinking Story" (Level Plane) Japanese hardcore!  The lyrics are actually in Japanese too.  Now this is cool, I can't ever understand hardcore bands vocals and now it doesn't matter.  The...

Review: Evergreen Terrace

Evergreen Terrace "Losing All Hope is Freedom" (Indianola) Wahh? This release is like forty years old. Actually, it's two, but that's a long time in music years. Two years ago, Earth Crisis was a band,...

Review: From Autumn To Ashes

From Autumn To Ashes "The Fiction We Live" (Vagrant) The more 'The Fiction We Live' rattles around in my trusty old CD player, the more I realize that From Autumn to Ashes are being dealt one crummy hand....