Slaves – Slaves – CD

Slaves – Slaves – CD

Slaves – Slaves – CD (Troubleman Unlimited) When I first listened to this release the first bands I thought of in order were Bauhaus, Swans and Birthday Party. It wasn’t until later that I looked at their promo sheet and saw that others have made the...
Shovelhead – Shovelhead – CD

Shovelhead – Shovelhead – CD

Shovelhead – Shovelhead – CD (Aztec Records) Excellent release from local band Shovelhead. This album starts off sounding a little like the band Creed, but quickly blasts past those comparisons with intensity. I have been playing this cd almost non-stop...
Solar Twins – Solar Twins – CD

Solar Twins – Solar Twins – CD

Solar Twins – Solar Twins – CD (Maverick Records) No sooner than I tell someone that Maverick Records puts out nothing but good releases, Grog hands me Solar Twins to review. To put it in a nutshell, this band sucks. It’s nothing more than...
Spirit – For the Millennium – CD

Spirit – For the Millennium – CD

Spirit – For the Millennium – CD (J-Bird Records) It’s your basic piano-y new age meditating music. There are 8 bands on this release that accomplished its mission of putting me to sleep. The only problem was that it was at work, and my boss...
SRI – Gravity Reminds Me – CD

SRI – Gravity Reminds Me – CD

SRI – Gravity Reminds Me – CD (Blue Boy Records) This just goes to show that covers can be deceiving. I was expecting some mellow, arty type of thing…boy was I wrong. Many of the songs are similar in sound to Elastica and some are in the Blondie vein. She...
Stillwell – Seven Song EP – CD

Stillwell – Seven Song EP – CD

Stillwell – Seven Song EP – CD (Rebound Records) This band can be best described as a pop-punk wall of noise band. The two guitars, bass and drums reverberate with equal thunder that at times it’s hard to tell them apart. The vocals on the rest of...