Merauder – Five Deadly Demons – CD

Merauder – Five Deadly Demons – CD

Merauder – Five Deadly Demons – CD (Century Media) Very aggressive metal along the lines of Pantera. Self-described as a crossover between metal and hardcore. Catchy songs that are sometimes even melodic. Merauder is deadly and venomous. Check them out !...
Mindset – A Bullet for Cinderella – CD

Mindset – A Bullet for Cinderella – CD

Mindset – A Bullet for Cinderella – CD Mindset comes off as another band that tries way too hard to be cool for the AOR station. They try unsuccessfully to be in your face with their fake angry fuck off attitudes. Mindset seems to be contrived and their...
Moths – Moths – CD

Moths – Moths – CD

Moths – Moths – CD (Wagon Train Records) This is a New York City band with a roots rock feel and an alternative twist to their songs. Very college rock sounding stuff…back when college rock was good. At times they have an old style REM quality to...
MU330 – MU330 – CD

MU330 – MU330 – CD

MU330 – MU330 – CD (Asian Man Records) There are so many ska and ska-punk bands out nowadays that it gets hard to tell them apart or to even care. However, these guys are better than average and have some clever lyrics. One of my favorite lines is from...
Mustard Plug – Pray for Mojo – CD

Mustard Plug – Pray for Mojo – CD

Mustard Plug – Pray for Mojo – CD (Hopeless Records) These ska boys from MI sent me their first 7 to review many years ago. I loved ‘em then and I love ‘em still. Smooth, bouncy, big fun ska. They have a pretty strong punk influence in their...
The Monitors – The Monitors – CD

The Monitors – The Monitors – CD

The Monitors – The Monitors – CD (Wolf Sandwich Records) Screaming punk with a cigarette voice and alternative flair. There are some songs that I really like on this release and some I just downright can’t stand. I enjoyed the cover of Devo’s I...
J Mundok – Artichoke – CD

J Mundok – Artichoke – CD

J Mundok – Artichoke – CD (Jack Kettle Records) I can best describe this release as simply amazing. This two piece band consisting of J Mundok (Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards & Programming) and Susanne (Keyboards & Xylophone) has much talent. The...