Review: The Darkness “Permission to Land”

The Darkness "Permission to Land" (Atlantic) "Everybody is talking about this fucking band from England like they are the second coming of rock and roll. I love the rock and roll. It don't matter if...

Interview: Walls of Jericho

by bushman God brought down the Walls of Jericho with a thunderous vengeance. How appropriately named is this Michigan unit. Tearing apart the middle ground between metal and hardcore, the music attacks...

Book Review: Bentley Little “The Collection”

Bentley Little "The Collection" (Signet) Bentley Little has built a reputation in the past few yrs. as one of the best of the next generation of horror authors. Stephen King calls him “The Master of...

Review: Orange Island

by brian greenaway What's your favorite thing in the whole world? Mine is being surprised. I love the phone call from the girl that I thought would never call back (most don't), I love the three run...

Review: Murder Weapon “Nervous Wreck”

Murder Weapon "Nervous Wreck" (Martyr) At a time when even Agnostic Front can’t seem to get their meathead hardcore sound back together again (c’mon? Dead Yuppies? Lame, but at least they’ve never...

Review: Naglfar “Diabolical”

Naglfar "Diabolical" (Relapse) I wish a black metal band would come out with a song that goes, "Worship the Devil, Worship the Devil, Worship the Devil!" over and over again. I think that would be...

Review: Nightwish “Century Child”

Nightwish "Century Child" (Century Media) Finland's Nightwish are the height of operatic quasi-goth metal. With a pleasant female vocalist named Tarja and crystal clear production they capture the...

Book Review: Ann Raber “Foster Care”

Ann Raber "Foster Care" (Post-Traumatic Press) Guy Kordell isn’t a bad guy. He doesn’t hurt people. He doesn’t rob, or steal, or lie. Okay, he lies to girlfriend now and again, but who...