Review: The Silence

The Silence "Audio Alchemy" (Self-Released) I try to be thankful for New Found Glory, Good Charlotte, Simple Plan and the rest of the pop-punkers. I don't like the music, but it is a step in the right...

Review: The Actual

The Actual "Songs on Radio Idaho" (Eyeball Records) Cool, I just found a flask of Jaggermiester in the jacket pocket of the coat I was wearing last night.  I have no fuckin' clue where that came from but...

Review: The Backup Plan

The Backup Plan "Dearest Whomever..." (New Day Rising) There's a lot to like about The Backup Plan.  I mean, they play really fast, really clean power-punk, sort of like Good Riddance, only most of their...

Review: Majhas

Majhas "Stepping Into Character" (Hawthorne Street Records) I never knew hardcore indie rock could get so pissed off.  Scattered and loud, with a beat driven straight through the middle, the guitars are...

Review: Mastodon

Mastodon "Remission" (Relapse) RAAAHHHHH... RAWWHHHHH...ROARRRR... WE ARE MASTODON! FEAR US WHEN WE ROARRRR! If you read that part of the review then you can imagine what this record is like. All kidding...

Review: Maxeen

Maxeen "Self-Titled" (Side One Dummy) I just got back from this corporate mixer in Long Beach.  I'd love to talk shit about it but someone from my work will probably read it and be all offended and then...

Review: Murder Weapon

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: My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult "I See Good Spirits, I see Bad Spirits" "Confessions of a Knife" "Self-Titled (aka Kooler Than Jesus)" (Rykodisc) Bred from the late eighties/early nineties Chicago...

Review: My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance "I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love" (Eyeball) Despite the finger-in-throat obnoxious album name, this is a good fucking disc. Sure, it's nothing new, just peppy......

Review: Naglfar

Naglfar "Diabolical" (Relapse Records) 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...