Forge – Trials – CD

Forge – Trials – CD

Forge – Trials – CD (Static Records) I had to force myself to listen to this slick corporate rock band. I kept looking at the clock to see what time it was to see if I was close to the end, but time seemed to be ticking backwards. Forge is pretentiously...
Red Martian – Automaton – CD

Red Martian – Automaton – CD

Red Martian – Automaton – CD (Bughlt Records) If you can get past the creepy cover art, you will find a nicely put together post-punk release. On the cover, a girl is shoving a piece of bread that is phallic shaped into the armpit of another girl who looks...
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...
Rosetta West – Rosetta West – CD

Rosetta West – Rosetta West – CD

Rosetta West – Rosetta West – CD (Rosetta West) One of my friends use to work at a record store and whenever he wanted to clear out the store he had a few records that would guarantee that the store would be cleared out in five minutes or less if he put it...
The Service – Who’s Criminal? – CD

The Service – Who’s Criminal? – CD

The Service – Who’s Criminal? – CD (GMM Records) Great punchy UK style punk rock in the same spirit as The Clash and Sham 69. The lead singer rants on several of the songs like a euphoric Keith Morris with a British accent. I like The Service, but by...
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,...