Review: The Peacocks

The Peacocks "“Angel”" (Asian Man Records) The Peacocks seem to pull their style from the cream of every decade since the Great Depression. The general drive is definitely punk and rockabilly, but the...

Review: Pennywise

Pennywise "“Land of the Free?”" (Epitaph) Ever get that feeling? You know, that deep burning inside your heart, mind starts to race, palms and the back of your neck become cold and clammy? New release...

Review: Placebo

Placebo "“Black Market Music”" (Virgin) This is music that will become your DNA.  Placebo is one of those bands that can be considered timeless.  The music is one second indie rock  and the next...

Review: Screeching Weasel

Screeching Weasel "“Teen Punks In Heat”" (Panic Button) What is this?  The 100th Screeching Weasel release? Regardless, this is a sweeeeet album.  Good sound, and with the typical bitching about girls...

Review: Sean Na Na

Sean Na Na "“Return of the Unicorn”" (Troubleman Unlimited) I knew this cat Sean when he was in a Minneapolis band called Calvin Krime.  Since then, the ambitious be-spectacled musician has been very...

Review: Sloppy Meateaters

Sloppy Meateaters "“Forbidden Meat”" (Orange Peal Records) This three-piece punk band from Rome, Georgia, must be doing something right.  They’ve only been together a couple of years and their music...

Review: The Incredible Moses Leroy

The Incredible Moses Leroy "“Electric Pocket Radio”" (Ultimatum Music) The Incredible Moses Leroy recently performed at a San Diego street festival, where he closed the set with a earnest rendition of...

Review: King Django

King Django "“Reason”" (Hellcat Records) Reggae never was the biggest genre in my musical backround. Sure, I know the big artists (Bob Marley, um..that fast talkin white guy Snow) but that’s about...

Review: Land Speed Record!

Land Speed Record! "“Road to Flight”" (Resin Records) There’s a guy who lives downstairs from me who I always see smoking and he’s always wearing a shirt that says “I love Robots”.  On my way to...

Review: The Living End

The Living End "“Roll On”" (Warner Bros.) The Living End, made up of three blokes from Down Under, forks out gritty, crusty punkibilly at it’s best.  The formula of tossing in a hellish double-bass...