Rainer Maria – Atlantic – CD

Rainer Maria – Atlantic – CD

Rainer Maria – Atlantic – CD (Polyvinyl Records) This is three tracks of pure emo. While the first two songs are not exciting or very inventive, the third track Soul Singer is great. Hopefully, their full length will be more along the lines of the final...
Shutdown – Something to Prove – CD

Shutdown – Something to Prove – CD

Shutdown – Something to Prove – CD (Victory Records) Refreshingly cool metallic hardcore that reminded me of a lot of stuff from the “SpeedCore/Metalcore” era 86-88. Vocals sound like DRI and the band is tight and pretty well produced....
Your Adversary – 3 – CD

Your Adversary – 3 – CD

Your Adversary – 3 – CD (Create A Villain of Your Own) Good God! Fast and repetitive music with screaming vocals is just getting so fucking boring. How did I end up reviewing this release anyway? Oh that’s right, nobody else wanted to review it...
The Booked – Feel the Pride – CD

The Booked – Feel the Pride – CD

The Booked – Feel the Pride – CD (Radical Records) Kick ass anthemic boots and straps punk rock . It’s good to hear that there are still bands like this kicking out the killer hooks and catchy choruses. Every song on this release seemed to have and...
Half Pint – Recollection – CD

Half Pint – Recollection – CD

Half Pint – Recollection – CD (Cornerstone R.A.S. / Skunk Records) Heraclitus once said that the hidden harmony is better than the obvious. The hidden harmony is celebrated in every note on this incredible release. Half Pint is one of the most underrated...