Review: In Flames

In Flames "“Clayman”" (Nuclear Blast) Out of Gothenburg, Sweden comes the straight up metal act In Flames with “Clayman”. A hard rocking band that brings together a myriad of different sounds all over...
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Modern Fix

THE HAUNTED - interview by seep home Metal hasn’t died. It’s just been watered down, homogenized...

Review: The Jealous Sound

The Jealous Sound"Self Titled"(Better Looking Records) Indie rock done with true passion.  Between singer Blair Shehan'’s breathy whispers and them tight clean strummed guitars, the intent of the...

Modern Fix

SECRET HATE / ZIGGENS - by mike bushman home So what happens when a cool label hosts a night in San...

Review: Link 80

Link 80 "“The Struggle Continues...”" (Asian Man Records) Poor Link 80-they missed fame and popularity (not to mention thousands of cute, adoring, teenage fans, and being on the cover of Teen People) by...

Review: Los Infernos

Los Infernos "Rock and Roll Nightmare" (Alternative Tentacles) This long awaited album is fabulous and delivers the rock n’ roll chaos they are known to cause! These outlaws unleash the rock n’ roll...

Review: Muggs

Muggs "“Soul Assassins II”" (RuffLife Records) This disc is a follow-up to Muggs’ first Soul Assassins compilation, released in 1997.  Although the Cypress Hill DJ has brought back a lot of the MC’s...

Review: Pro-Pain

Pro-Pain "“Round 6”" (Spitfire Records) This should be called You Can’t Judge An Album By Its Cover, “Round 6” has the lamest cover I’ve seen since Pantera’s “Power Metal”, but inside is one hell...

Review: Sin

Sin "“Noisy Pipes Lovely Noises”" (Koch Records) It was with more than a small amount of trepidation (due largely in part to the naked, scarred man on the cover) that I gingerly placed this Euro-goth CD...

Interview: Elliott

by bushman All ages gigs aren't really my thing. Great for the kids. Bad for alcoholics. Plus I gotta say, the kids in San Diego are just too damn polite. I show up to the Epicentre and it's dark with...