Category Archives: Album Review

U2 are a Christian band giving you a gift called “Songs Of Innocence”. Why you wanna be so shitty?

U2biquity is nothing to fear. ALBUME REVIEW: Here’s how Christian I think U2 is: I think they’re the benevolent equivalent of Mel Gibson, or, expressed more economically: Bizarro Mel Gibson. They take the title of their new album from William … Continue reading

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Michael Fiore – Noticing a Stranger – Danger on Santa Monica Blvd

ALBUM REVIEW: You would have to be a real asshole to not like Michael Fiore’s acoustic solo record. Now if I was walking by in hurry down Santa Monica Boulevard and I saw some kid playing guitar with his case … Continue reading

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The Gaslight Anthem’s Get Hurt… Surprisingly and Pleasantly Painful…

ALBUM REVIEW: Brian Fallon, frontman for the Gaslight Anthem (GLA), always spoke in interviews of what to musically expect with each new upcoming GLA album.  Ironically, every time he declared the band was taking their sound in a bold, new direction, they delivered … Continue reading

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What is going on with Tom Petty that he feels a need to rock so fucking hard at this specific time?

ALBUM REVIEW: What has gotten into Tom Petty that he feels a need to rock so fucking hard at this point?  Every now and again a very great and classic singer/songwriter/rock and roll type artist, who are believed to have … Continue reading

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Yes I Am Leaving – Slow Release Australian crud rock

ALBUM REVIEW: 11 songs of noise rock on Slow Release by the Australian power crud rock trio Yes I Am Leaving have a few sharp and dull knifes up their sleeves. The opening track “One” below is a jesus lizardesque … Continue reading

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Pyrrhic Victory Recordings: The 65′s + Galanos + Miss Ohio

New Jersey is somewhat a musical paradox.  Outsiders predictably only know about “The Boss” or Bon Jovi being from the Garden State, unless you grew up on Hardcore, then it the same two plus Turning Point, Vision, Bouncing Souls and … Continue reading

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Album Review: Gustave Tiger At The Idyll’s End

ALBUM REVIEW: Gustave Tigers – At The Idylls End starts off with a art school spoke Azalia Snail self titled diatribe which I tuned out on at first. Then the music quickly picks up the pace in what this Budapest … Continue reading

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Champion Lover Toronto Noise Punk Debut

ALBUM REVIEW: I am starting to wonder what is in the water now that all global warming is melting all the snow in Canada because the rock-n-roll that is starting to come down by the likes of Champion Lover is … Continue reading

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HUDSON the Band roots rock into the unknown

MUSIC REVIEW: LA’s Hudson’s(The Band) new release Into The Unknown is a rocknrolla Americana trip with some of your favorite classic rock moves. On this EP you’ll find citar sounds, beatles harmonies and billy gibbons blues stomps. These guys are … Continue reading

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Overlake – Giant Sighs of Beautiful Relief…

My band, Dollar Store Riot, humbly shared the stage with Overlake back in January 2014 @ NYC’s Parkside Lounge.   When the show promoter told me we will be playing with a “shoe-gaze band from Jersey City” I was immediately intrigued.  A … Continue reading

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