Local Review: Hard Men/Yaktooth – Self-Titled

Local Review: Hard Men/Yaktooth – Self-Titled
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Hard Men/Yaktooth = Bird Eater + Fever Dreams + The Dillinger Escape Plan … read more

Review: Toughskins – Keep The Faith

Review: Toughskins – Keep The Faith
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Toughskins have been around since the ’90s and they’re a great example of an old-fashioned, boots and braces, Oi! punk group. Comparing this album to their older stuff, it holds up well. If you’re looking for something to drive fast to or chug beer to, this is your album.  … read more

Review: Paper Dragons – Die To Please

Review: Paper Dragons – Die To Please
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Some of the more snotty sounding vocals in the modern punk scene, Paper Dragons’ Die To Please is a fast and unforgiving album. While sticking close to punk cannon, this album (originally released in 2007) kicks out some aggressive jams—you can almost hear the sweat dripping through your headphones. … read more

Local Review: Danger Hailstorm – Following Wires/No Solution
Review: Burnt Books – Self-titled

Review: Burnt Books – Self-titled
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Burnt Books = His Hero is Gone + Fuck The Facts + Kazu Makino … read more

Review: Colorway – The Black Sky Sequined
Review: Rabbits – SOS

Review: Rabbits – SOS
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Droney and distorted, the Portland trio RABBITS know how to hastily slap an album together. Live renditions, unreleased songs and other shit characterize the album. … read more

Review: The Runs – Pretty Girls

Review: The Runs – Pretty Girls
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Pretty Girls needs more “Hey! Ho!”s and “Gabba gabba hey!”s. The lyrics are extruded from a Joey Ramone-‑like perspective, and the vocals of Scott Free have a similar cadence and tone to Joey.  … read more

Review: Hidden Towers – Olympus Mons
Review: FOSSILS – The Meating

Review: FOSSILS – The Meating
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FOSSILS = Red Fang + All Pigs Must Die + Barren Womb  … read more