Review: Sandman

Sandman "“No Secrets, No Lies”" (Lifestyle Records) Sandman hails from Minnesota, and his lyrical style shows the influence of fellow Midwesterners Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.  Bone never really did anything...

Review: Six Reasons To Kill

Six Reasons To Kill "“Kiss The Demon”" (Alveran Recordings) Extreme metal.  Demonic vocals and more guitar crunch than you are worthy of.  Sinister vibes spew from Six Reasons To Kill.  Solid in its...

Review: Spazboy

Spazboy "“Alright Tokyo”" (Moonsault Records) Almost reminds me of a hard rock/punktified Barenaked Ladies. These guys live up to their name with rapid-fire vocals, quick chord changes, insta-hooks (tm)...

Review: The Stereo

The Stereo "“No Traffic”" (Fueled By Ramen) Indie Pop.  Someone is wearing a Weezer T-shirt to bed at night.  Getting away with a rhyme scheme that is pure pop, and guitars that either pump along rock...

Review: Synthetic 16

Synthetic 16 "“Your Water”" (Resurrection AD) Think about the name “Synthetic 16”.....what do you think of ?  I think of oil, as I suppose most guys would.  Well, even though the band is named after...

Review: A Tribute To The Scorpions

Various Artists "A Tribute To The Scorpions" (Nuclear Blast / Century Media) What makes this compilation so cool is that most every band on this disc is from Europe.  And rightly so since it was from...

Review: The Wesley Willis

The Wesley Willis "Fiasco" (Cornerstone R.A.S.) If you don’t know about Wesley Willis, then hustle your uncool ass over to www.wesleywillis.com and download a few of the mp3’s he has on there free.  In...

Review: ohGr

ohGr "“Welt”" (Spitfire Records) Former Skinny Puppy frontman settles down into his craft.  A more focused assault of electronic pushed and distorted sonics.  While Skinny Puppy was mostly...

Review: Necro

Necro "“I Need Drugs”" (Psycho+Logical Records) It’s a good thing that the people outraged over Eminem’s Grammy nomination haven’t heard this album.  Necro easily trumps Slim Shady in terms of sheer...

Review: Prayer for Cleansing

Prayer for Cleansing "“The Rain In Endless Fall”" (Tribunal) The already (and now twice) defunct PFC are a rather odd sounding Pennsylvania act that gleams influences from all over metal’s family tree....