Review: Folly

Folly "“Insanity Later”" (Triple Crown Records) I’m sure you are familiar with the lucrative practice of being a “crossover act.”  Well, that being said, the Ricky Martin’s and J. Lo’s of the...

Review: Out To Win

Out To Win "Persist and Destroy" (Triple Crown Records) The artists formerly known as Mushmouth are back with a new name and a fresh sound to boot on this six-track EP.  While Mushmouth fit into the more...

Review: Small Town Hero / Voice of Reason

Small Town Hero / Voice of Reason "“Things to do in Connecticut when you are dead”" (Triple Crown Records) A handful of songs from two decent indie rock bands.  Small Town Hero has a great bass pushed...

Review: Hot Rod Circuit

Hot Rod Circuit "“If It’s Cool With You, It’s Cool With Me”" (Triple Crown Records) Somebody get vocalist Andy Jackson some Prozac.  Fast.  If you’ve just broken up with your girlfriend, dress in...

Review: The Worldwide Tribute to The Real Oi”

Various Artists "“The Worldwide Tribute to The Real Oi”" (I Scream Records / Triple Crown Records) “TWTTTRO” contains some of today’s best hardcore bands paying a long overdue tribute to their Oi...

Review: Skarhead

Skarhead "“NY Thugcore: The Hardcore Years 1994-2000”" (Triple Crown Records) Skarhead.  The name seems so tough, they have really seen the thug life.  I am terrified that I might get a beat-down....

Review: Comin’ Correct

Comin' Correct "In Memory Of" (Triple Crown Records) "In Memory Of" unleashes inner angst unseen in hardcore for years.  Fueled by the loss of Rick Healey's father to cancer, this album touches off deep...

Review: Death Threat

Death Threat "For God and Government" (Triple Crown Records) Do you ever watch those "World's Strongest Man" competitions on ESPN?  Of course not-they're redundant and boring.  Sometimes I feel hardcore...

Review: Northstar

Northstar "Is This Thing Loaded?”" (Triple Crown Records) Pop Punk bands don’t come from Alabama everyday.  Actually, the only band I’ve ever knowingly heard from Alabama was called Alabama....

Review: xDisciple A.D.x

xDisciple A.D.x "The Revelation" (Triple Crown Records) Overtly religious 'Lake Effect Hardcore'? And, honestly, the Linkin Park rap-along thing is not a viable tool for bands anymore. 311 did it so long...