98 Mute – Class of 98 – CD

98 Mute – Class of 98 – CD

98 Mute – Class of 98 – CD (Theologian Records) This album was dedicated to one of the members older brother who died back in 96 and evidently played in punk bands and had a very strong influence on at least his brother if not the whole band. The lyrics...
Anomanes – Pronunciation – CD

Anomanes – Pronunciation – CD

Anomanes – Pronunciation – CD (Rodent Popsicle Records) This starts off with some cool tribal drumming, which I know Mite and Dawn would love, then it breaks into grindcore. I like grindcore when I’m at a show, but it really doesn’t do much for...
Dolly Varden – Thrill of Gravity – CD

Dolly Varden – Thrill of Gravity – CD

Dolly Varden – Thrill of Gravity – CD I saw these guys open for Todd Snider in Chicago this year so I am partial to them. The record gets off to a slow start, but when it shines, it glitters. “Dangerously Thin” is a must hear. They kinda sound...
Grinspoon – Licker Bottle Cozy – CD

Grinspoon – Licker Bottle Cozy – CD

Grinspoon – Licker Bottle Cozy – CD (Universal Records) This is very heavy metal sounding music ala early Megadeth. It reminds me of Pantara in a way but the vocals are more in the alternative rock vein. If you’re into heavy metalish stuff than this...
The Pietasters – Willis – CD

The Pietasters – Willis – CD

The Pietasters – Willis – CD (Hellcat Records) I saw these guys on the Warped tour and interviewed the singer, Stephen, who was really cool. I have to thank Gail’s twin (they were wearing the same 40′s shirt) from Hydrochloric Asshead zine for...
V/A – Grita! Sampler – CD

V/A – Grita! Sampler – CD

V/A – Grita! Sampler – CD (Grita!) Grita is a label of Latino bands who run the gamut from straight ahead rock to hardcore to ska to hip hop to mellow ballad rock to salsa influenced rock. Most sing in Espanol with a few songs being bilingual. I found most...