Local Review: When Cars Crash – All Kinds of Comfortable

Local Review: When Cars Crash – All Kinds of Comfortable
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WHEN CARS CRASH ALL KINDS OF COMFORTABLE (2002) Hibiscus Zombie When Cars Crash = Jade Tree Records + chutzpah One of the hardest things for me to do when helping

Local Review: Quetté Daddie – Reverse Psychology

Local Review: Quetté Daddie – Reverse Psychology
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Quetté Daddie Reverse Psychology JAMS Quetté Daddie = Bert McCracken’s publicity stunts + $10 DI Casio   “Before music critic [sic] bash my music in a CD review, I think

Local Review:  Almost Undone – Sugar & Despair

Local Review: Almost Undone – Sugar & Despair
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Almost Undone Sugar & Despair Combining the best of Evanescence and Kittie, Almost Undone present a choppy, chunky metal cocktail that’s a little bit nü, a little bit jagged core

Local Review: State & Stereo – The Reservoir

Local Review: State & Stereo – The Reservoir
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State & Stereo The Reservoir Gloworm Records S & S = The Strokes + Modest Mouse + Julian Tulip’s Licorice I just found out about this charmingly mopey band called

Local Review: Glacial – Self-titled

Local Review: Glacial – Self-titled
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Glacial Self-titled Exigent Street: 2006 Glacial = Red Sparowes + Black Sabbath + Dixie Witch The unmistakable finesse of Drew Smith, Glacial’s late drummer, shines through the recordings on this

Local Review: Yield – Self-titled demo

Local Review: Yield – Self-titled demo
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Yield Self-titled demo Yield = Alice in Chains + Metallica’s “Sanitarium” + Extreme   Mid-80s chunka-chunka low-end metal parleys with tender, suicidal Alice-in-Chains ballads touching on themes of mind-rupturing confusion

Local Review: Midnight Rhythm Combo – Self-Titled

Local Review: Midnight Rhythm Combo – Self-Titled
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Midnight Rhythm Combo Self-Titled Midnight Rhythm Combo = Nikki Costa + 20 years of musical theory   Midnight Rhythm Combo is a disgustingly talented, tight and professional blues combo with

Local Review: Yaotl Mictlan – Self-titled demo

Local Review: Yaotl Mictlan – Self-titled demo
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Yaotl Mictlan Self-titled demo Yaotl Mictlan = Mayhem + Mexico Yaotl Mictlan deliver black metal with a primal, South American heart, what Rene Gomez, lead singer, calls “pre-Colombian metal.” The

Local Review: The Horns – Yellow T EP

Local Review: The Horns – Yellow T EP
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The Horns Yellow T EP The Horns = Girls Against Boys + fast Melvins At least, mine came with a section of yellow T-shirt with hand-drawn flowers on it courtesy

Local Review: Thunderfist – Too Fat for Love

Local Review: Thunderfist – Too Fat for Love
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Thunderfist Too Fat for Love ECG Street: 01.2007 Thunderfist = Lemmy + Spork + 1,000 cases of PBR Legendary scene vets Thunderfist know how to write hard-rockin’ anthems for the