Local Review: McFalls – Self-Tittled Demo

Local Review: McFalls – Self-Tittled Demo
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MCFALLS SELF-TITLED DEMO McFalls = Pearl Jam (Ten) + Soundgarden (Superunknown) + Led Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin) McFalls, or Rune, as they are currently known, combine classic rock/grunge-laden guitar riffs with

Local Review: Scoob Serious – Standing in the Gap

Local Review: Scoob Serious – Standing in the Gap
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Scoob Serious Standing in the Gap Visualize Scoob Serious = The Bible + Cypress Hill   Christian rap can be annoying, but Scoob Serious comes off sincere and non-self-righteous about

Local Review: IPX – Stay Tuned …

Local Review: IPX – Stay Tuned …
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IPX Stay Tuned … Sickboy Records IPX = Taking Back Sunday + Saves the Day   IPX spin out a golden emo web that catches you in its glossy threads

Local Review: Subterranean Masquerade – Suspended Animation Dreams

Local Review: Subterranean Masquerade – Suspended Animation Dreams
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Subterranean Masquerade Suspended Animation Dreams The End Records SM = Pink Floyd + Polyphonic Spree + Katatonia + Paradise Lost + Tommy Subterranean Masquerade’s much-anticipated first full-length album picks up

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