Blue Spark – Transmitter – CD

Blue Spark – Transmitter – CD

Blue Spark – Transmitter – CD (Goodink Records) Another great cow punk release for me to review for this issue of MR. This band has a more rockin’ sound as compared to the other cow punk releases we’ve received. I also loved the use of the...
Digger – Monte Carlo – CD

Digger – Monte Carlo – CD

Digger – Monte Carlo – CD (Hopeless Records) Hmmm, sounds like NOFX, kind of a little more alternative, trying to get on the radio rock. The singer sounds all emotional about something so I can only assume he is having girl problems which considering the...
Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD

Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD

Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD (Victory Records) “Fanbelt + alegbra” is filled with predictable rock heavily influenced by the grunge scene and the current flood of mainstream rock cuties of VH1. At their best, Grey Area is an average band,...
Man Alive! – City Mile – 7″

Man Alive! – City Mile – 7″

Man Alive! – City Mile – 7″ (Reminiscent Records) Wow, is this hardcore ska? It has a light, bouncy feel, but pumps up into being hardcore with the same general feel. Very cool. They never get too heavy, but can speed up and get more powerful without...
Pounder – Pounder – CD

Pounder – Pounder – CD

Pounder – Pounder – CD This is a very interesting four-song disc from Eric Pounder. Eric has been in bands such as . The songs are slow, dark and very moody which is reflective of the bands he has worked with in the past. However, this is mainly acoustic...
Shadows Fall – Of One Blood – CD

Shadows Fall – Of One Blood – CD

Shadows Fall – Of One Blood – CD (Century Media) The band Shadows Fall offers a unique mixture of sound. Their sound consists of elements of progressive metal as well as death metal. Matching each death growl with a melodic singing voice. The band actually...