Big Meteor – Wild River – CD

Big Meteor – Wild River – CD

Big Meteor – Wild River – CD (David Wimble) Oh wait, okay. This is very twangy. Just needed to get adjusted. Sometimes this reminds me of karaoke in a truck stop. But there is really a very cool Roy Orbison quality to it, too. Lots of pedal steel. This is...
Caustic Resin – Trick Question – CD

Caustic Resin – Trick Question – CD

Caustic Resin – Trick Question – CD (Alias Records) Never heard of them before. Hmmm, not sure if this is totally my thing. Very eclectic in styles thru out this album. Here and there I heard some Rolling Stones influences. The song Road Block was a real...
Drown – Kerosene – CD

Drown – Kerosene – CD

Drown – Kerosene – CD (Slipdisc Records) / Mercury) I don’t know, isn’t there enough of this around…this is Korn wannabee stuff. I mean, I could definitely hear this on top 40 alternacrap radio and MTV. It seems like more product because...
JeJune – This Afternoons Malady – CD

JeJune – This Afternoons Malady – CD

JeJune – This Afternoons Malady – CD (Big Wheel Recreation) I’ve heard of this band quite a bit, but this is the first time I’ve heard them. They play great emocore with duel, soft yet strong intertwining male and female vocal harmonies with swirling...
Toxic Narcotic – 89-99 – CD

Toxic Narcotic – 89-99 – CD

Toxic Narcotic – 89-99 – CD (Rodent Popsicle Records) It’s hard to believe that they have been around 10 years now, man I feel old. Hard, heavy, brutal hardcore played with a thrash / grindcore edge. You get 19 tracks in 37 gut-wrenching minutes. - Grog...
V/A – Before You Were Punk 2 – CD

V/A – Before You Were Punk 2 – CD

V/A – Before You Were Punk 2 – CD (Vagrant Records) The sequel compilation, from the age of sequels, of current punk-pop bands (most of whose members are my age) playing hit new wave songs from the 80′s (when I was a teen). You get a bunch of great...