Brother Cane – Wishpool – CD

Brother Cane – Wishpool – CD

Brother Cane – Wishpool – CD (Virgin Records) I actually like this album a lot. Brother Cain isn’t going to receive any points for creativity from me, but they play basic rock well, which few bands can really claim. The title track and “I Lie...
Jeremy Hepp – Demo – Cassette

Jeremy Hepp – Demo – Cassette

Jeremy Hepp – Demo – Cassette Well, I probably should have let Mite review this, but I’m at the wire. Jeremy plays some great songs on a baby grand and a synth. The songs are really well done and very relaxing, yes something that can get Grog to...
Migraines – Juvenilia – CD

Migraines – Juvenilia – CD

Migraines – Juvenilia – CD (Onefoot Records) A great Midwestern punk-pop release from a band that is really fun to see live. I don’t have the whole story on these guys, but even though this release shows them as a three piece at their CD release...
Ruination – Visionary Breed – CD

Ruination – Visionary Breed – CD

Ruination – Visionary Breed – CD (Goldtrack Records) I’m sorry. I tried to listen to this but it’s fuckin’ pitiful. It has lame vocals which are wimply sung out with an occasional growl, light guitar wanking, a vaguely metal sounding...
Bugattitype 35 – Bugattitype 35 – CD

Bugattitype 35 – Bugattitype 35 – CD

Bugattitype 35 – Bugattitype 35 – CD (Jollydog Records) I was a bit biased when I went to review this since I saw BT35 and had lunch with them the next day. They are very cool, have a real road van, are from Wisconsin (my adopted home) and are just plain...
Esoterics – The Lick – CD

Esoterics – The Lick – CD

Esoterics – The Lick – CD (Olive Records) This is a pretty short CD, 9 songs in just under 20 minutes. However, they get their point across and don’t waste your time with boring extended jams. Yeah, so what Grog, what do they sound like? Well, they...