Interview: Fear Factory

by rinaldo I headed up to Hell-A to heed to call of Fear Factory. Nestled in the back of an otherwise shutdown looking building was a small studio that would be the center of my world for the next...

Review: Disengage

Disengage "“Obsessions Become Phobias”" (Mans Ruin Records) Oh yeah, big ol' Quicksand like guitars and crush-you rock groove.  This is big sounding wall of guitar rock (the kind that can just bang on...

Review: Divine Empire

Divine Empire "“Doomed To Inherit”" (Century / Olympic) “Doomed To Inherit” is a majestic and brutal album filled with fast riffs and all the fury you would expect of an awesome death metal band....

Review: Down By Law / Pseudo Heroes

Down By Law / Pseudo Heroes "“Split”" (Theologian Records) This split from Theologian Records highlights the talents of one of punk rock’s most venerated acts, Down By Law, as well as up-and-comers...

Review: Fetish

Fetish "“Silver”" (Adeline) Hailing from Greenday’s Billie Jo Armstrong’s label, Adeline, these Bay Area boys have assembled an album unique unto itself. Bearing overall more of a punk influence than...

Review: Fleshgrind

Fleshgrind "“The Seeds of Abysmal Torment”" (Olympic Recordings) Some times a band does can be make really good albums without being original or over the top, they just do what they do well. The...

Review: Forever Goldrush

Forever Goldrush "“Halo in My Backpack”" (Cargo Music, Inc.) How the hell do I describe the music coming out of my speakers right now?  Imagine Crosby Stills Nash & Young having a Baby Band with...

Review: Deadfood

Deadfood "“Weird Feelings”" (Insect Eater Records) Dark and creepy sounds that would make John Carpenter think about digitally re-mastering the Halloween soundtrack. Well produced and engineered, this...

Modern Fix

Christmas Formal: Vandals, Ataris, Aquabats & Assorted Jellybeans...

Review: Abductors

Abductors "“Necroterrestrial”" (Abduction Productions) The long awaited full-length release from the Abductors has finally landed.  Except now I am wondering if the aliens they are always screaming...