Review: Please Mr. Gravedigger

Please Mr. Gravedigger "Here's to the Life of the Party" (Pluto Records) Shit man, I really like this band.  I really like this band in the way that I really like bands like the Locust, An Albatross, The...

Review: As I Lay Dying / American Tragedy

As I Lay Dying / American Tragedy "Split CD" (Pluto Records) Angry makes me happy.  There's nothing like a little kicking and screaming to get you fired up.  But why would anyone in Southern California...

Review: Canterbury Effect

Canterbury Effect "An Exercise in Humility" (Pluto Records) Either I'm not a good music reviewer or this couldn't be more of a rip-off of At the Drive-In if they tried, which I assume they are trying. But...

Review: As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying "Beneath the Encasing of Ashes" (Pluto Records) Some hardcore just plain kicks ass....this is definitely the case with As I Lay Dying, formely known as Life Once Lost.  True to their name,...

Reveiw: Beauty to Ashes

Beauty to Ashes "Reproduce the Common Practice" (Pluto Records) They yell, they scream, it's hardcore, people.  Yes, there's passion.  Yeah, there's intensity.  Sure, they're from Southern California...