Goodness – Thesedays – CD

Goodness – Thesedays – CD

Goodness – Thesedays – CD (Good Ink Records) Carrie Arke and crew are back again with another dose of Goodness. With their second outing, my thoughts of Hammerbox are fading and finding Goodness being able to hold their own. Carrie is definitely one of my...
Grade – Under the Radar – CD

Grade – Under the Radar – CD

Grade – Under the Radar – CD (Victory Records) Great CD. I’ve had to wrestle this one away from my roommate since Grog gave it to me to review. Known primarily as a hardcore artist on the “Victory Records” imprint, Grade is out of...
Gran Torino – Two – CD

Gran Torino – Two – CD

Gran Torino – Two – CD (26.2 Music) If you have a chance to see this band play live, do it now before they become huge. They are nothing short of phenomenal. Gran Torino’s apocalyptic groove if powered by nine musicians who call Knoxville, TN home....
Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD

Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD

Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD (Victory Records) “Fanbelt + alegbra” is filled with predictable rock heavily influenced by the grunge scene and the current flood of mainstream rock cuties of VH1. At their best, Grey Area is an average band,...
Groundswell – Corrode – CD

Groundswell – Corrode – CD

Groundswell – Corrode – CD (GIG Records) I think my brain corroded away as I listened to this. This band sounds like a bunch of college boys who are trying desperately to impress the girls in order to get a little nookie. In their minds, they are mixing a...
Guy Smiley – Alkaline – CD

Guy Smiley – Alkaline – CD

Guy Smiley – Alkaline – CD (Devil Doll Records) I swear that I hear more than a touch of Dokken in these songs. This brings to mind the late ‘80s / early ‘90s when lots of bands were crossing over from metal to punk/hardcore. Guy Smiley has many metal...
Gap Band – The Best of Gap Band – CD

Gap Band – The Best of Gap Band – CD

Gap Band – The Best of Gap Band – CD (Mercury / Universal Records) The Wilson brothers; Ronnie, Charles and Robert, were the urban cowboys of funk all decked out in satin style cowboy shirts and 10 gallon hats. From 1979 until 1983, the Gap Band released...
Gadjits – Wish We Never Met – CD

Gadjits – Wish We Never Met – CD

Gadjits – Wish We Never Met – CD (Hellcat Records) The Gadjits play a more mellow form of ska, with most of the ska sound coming from the keyboardist. They’re not a band that you would listen to and jump around like a monkey. They’re more of a...
Gardenian – Soulburner – CD

Gardenian – Soulburner – CD

Gardenian – Soulburner – CD (Nuclear Blast Records) 11 tracks of German death metal similar to Meshuggah. Often mellow ,and peaceful with Ex-Artch vocalist Erik Hawk singing lead vocals on half the cd. I wonder if these guys enjoy gardening at night ?...