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: 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: 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: Victrola – 5-Song demo

Local Review: Victrola – 5-Song demo
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Victrola 5-Song demo Victrola = Mission of Burma + Pinback   SLUG got 5-Song Demo by Victrola for a Sabbathon demo in June but it’s so hot I took the liberty

Local Review: Various Artists – If You Do Clean People’s Ears Out Vol. 3

Local Review: Various Artists – If You Do Clean People’s...
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Various Artists If You Do Clean People’s Ears Out Vol. 3 Eden’s Watchtower Records   Eden’s has trimmed down its trad comp from two songs per artist to one, which

Local Review: Vile Blue Shades – Dark Wizard

Local Review: Vile Blue Shades – Dark Wizard
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Vile Blue Shades Dark Wizard Croakfrog Vile Blue Shades = Do Make Say Think + The Fall + Ralph Steadman Vile Blue Shades, who had a CD release at SLUG

Local Review: Twilight Transmissions – Self-Titled

Local Review: Twilight Transmissions – Self-Titled
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Twilight Transmissions Self-titled Nova One Twilight Transmissions = 23 Extacy + Philip K. Dick   All-instrumental industrial annihilation brought to you by Chris Alvarado of 23 Extacy is all pleasure,

Local Review: Tragic Black – The Sixx Premonitions

Local Review: Tragic Black – The Sixx Premonitions
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Tragic Black The Sixx Premonitions Tragic Black = Cinema Strange + The Cadavers Sociopolitical death rock never tasted so good. Tragic Black is back with this six-song EP, recorded at

Local Review: Thrashcorps – Self-Titled

Local Review: Thrashcorps – Self-Titled
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Thrashcorps Self-titled Thrashcorps = Danzig + Apocalypse Theater + Carnaval + Ichi the Killer There’s something really untamed, scary, twisted and sick about Thrashcorps’ (formerly Absinthe) brutal take on the

Local Review: Toob Top Shakur – Live Demo

Local Review: Toob Top Shakur – Live Demo
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Toob Top Shakur Live Demo Toob Top Shakur = Circle Jerks + Sonic Youth Convincing old-school punk rock post-2000 never sounded so 1982. Toob Top Shakur from Fort Collins is