U.K. Subs – Left For Dead – CD

U.K. Subs – Left For Dead – CD

U.K. Subs – Left For Dead – CD Another re-issue from “Roir”. This time it’s a live album by the UK Subs. The UK Subs always seemed to be one of those other bands that came on during the 76/77 punk outbreak with the Damned, X, The Strangles, The Clash, The...
V/A – Cinema Beer Belly – CD

V/A – Cinema Beer Belly – CD

V/A – Cinema Beer Belly – CD (Hopeless Records) This CD is pure punk rock. Twenty bands offering up some great jams for everyone’s listening pleasure. Everything was wonderful on this release but the tunes that really stood out were the ones by...
V/A – The Year of the Rat – CD

V/A – The Year of the Rat – CD

V/A – The Year of the Rat – CD (Fueled by Ramen Records) “Year of the Rat” is a compilation from Ramen Records which was started by John and Vinny of Less Than Jake. “Year of the Rat” features some of the best artists on Ramen...
Blanks 77 – C.B.H. – CD

Blanks 77 – C.B.H. – CD

Blanks 77 – C.B.H. – CD (Radical Records) These guys have been around for a while and have made a name of playing 77 style punk rock. It’s just what you’d expect snotty, beer drenched punk rock. Yes, this is also the band that was searching for two...
Ester – Default State – CD

Ester – Default State – CD

Ester – Default State – CD (Thirsty Ear Records) If you’re into Soundgarden, then you’re into Ester. If you’re still mourning that loss, then go out right now and buy an Ester. I’m not even into this stuff, but these guys have a very good sense of the...
Meatloaf – VH1 Storytellers – CD

Meatloaf – VH1 Storytellers – CD

Meatloaf – VH1 Storytellers – CD (Beyond / BMG) Okay, either you like Meatloaf’s music or you hate it, but none-the-less he is a part of rock-n-roll history. His album Bat Out of Hell is one of the top-selling albums of all time. This release is a...
Nova – Rise – CD

Nova – Rise – CD

Nova – Rise – CD (Galaxy 10 Records) Nova owes a great debt to the trip rock of bands such as Pavement. While it’s not full-fledged hippie rock, it’s not straight-ahead rock either. There are a number of flights of fancy in guitar solos and the...