Blue Taxi – Ridin’ Shotgun – CD

Blue Taxi – Ridin’ Shotgun – CD

Blue Taxi – Ridin’ Shotgun – CD (Mudpuppie Records) I gotta admit that I have a weakness for good blues. The kind you’d hear in a little, out-of-the-way club on a cross-country trip. The kind that nameless bands play for nameless audiences....
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...
Groundswell – Corrode – CD

Groundswell – Corrode – CD

Groundswell – Corrode – CD (GIG Records) I think my brain corroded away as I listened to this. This band sounds like a bunch of college boys who are trying desperately to impress the girls in order to get a little nookie. In their minds, they are mixing a...
NOFX – The Decline – CD

NOFX – The Decline – CD

NOFX – The Decline – CD (Fat Wreck Chords) I just love this snot-punk band. What you have for this CD is that great NOFX sound as they offer up six politically inspired songs. Like every NOFX release that I’ve heard so far, there’s not one bad...
The Tantrums – Motels – CD

The Tantrums – Motels – CD

The Tantrums – Motels – CD (Cheetah’s Records) The Tantrums are a quartet hailing from Alameda, California. The cover of “Motels” is reminiscent of the Pontiac Brothers 1985 release “Doll Hut” that features photographs of...