Review: Alchemist

Alchemist "Organasm" (Relapse Records) Alchemist kicks off their album sounding like Godflesh run through a standard nineteen sixties' PsychedelicizerTM. What the PsychedelicizerTM does is add surreal...

Review: Arma Angelus

Arma Angelus "Where Sleeplessness is Rest From Nightmares" (Eulogy Recordings) If you're squeamish, then don't look at the cover art for this CD.  The front panel consists of a woman in bed, freshly...

Review: Badlands

Badlands "Self-Titled" (Koch Records) This is a reissue of Badlands 1989 release. The band released two albums, their self-titled debut, and another in 1991 before disbanding. Most of the fellows are...

Review: Choking Victim

Choking Victim "Crack Rock Steady EP/Squatta's Paradise" (Tent City Records) Okay.  I'm afraid to admit this, but these guys are pretty good.  Why the hell they are just now releasing this album, since...

Review: Comadose  

Comadose "Re-Up" (Screaming Ferret Wreckords) Slipping into a coma and violently arising from one are two entirely different things.  Kick-ass hardcore bands will awaken while Comadose will lull you into...

Review: Company of Snakes

Company of Snakes "Here They Go Again" (SPV) First, who is Company of Snakes? Company of Snakes is Whitesnake, for all intensive and extensive purposes, minus David Coverdale to which I say, fare thee...
Nick Swardson Interview

Interview: Nick Swardson

(this interview was originally printed in issue #17 of Modern Fix Magazine in 2001) After catching his hilarious half hour stand-up debut on Comedy Central, I decided to pick up a phone and track down...

Interview: Thrice

(this interview originally appeared in issue #17 of Modern Fix Magazine) interview by Brian Greenaway:   Hailing from the cultural wasteland of Southern California, a foursome of young men...

Interview: Pig Destroyer

(this interview originally appeared in issue #17 of Modern Fix Magazine in 2002). - interview by rinaldo   It is probably close to 11:30 at night. I am standing outside 924 Gilman Street in...

Interview: The International Noise Conspiracy

With a political message that is as relevant as ever, The (International) Noise Conspiracy, have reemerged and released a new album A New Morning, A Changing Weather. The new album has a tighter rhythm sound...