Thursday, November 15, 2018

Star Fucking Hipsters

Star Fucking Hipsters Until We’re Dead Featuring members of Leftover Crack, Choking Victim and the Slackers, the charmingly named Star Fucking Hipsters are undoubtedly a side project. They’ve steered...

Mindless Self Indulgence

Mindless Self Indulgence You’ll Rebel To Anything On their first studio record in five years, the wiseasses in Mindless Self Indulgence manage to salvage ’80s synth-pop, industrial-rock sequencer...

The Chariot

The Chariot From the book of Revelations to Mel Gibson’s latest directorial effort Apocalypto, inspired Christians have created some of the most memorable catastrophic visions in history....

The Front Bottoms take a huge creative risk on ‘Going Grey’

The Front Bottoms Going Grey ROCKS LIKE: The Hotelier, Depeche Mode, LCD Soundsystem WHAT'S DIFFERENT: In short—a lot. While 2015’s Back On Top expanded the quirky New Jersey band’s sound...

Sworn In’s ‘All Smiles’ a post-modern art piece

Sworn In All Smiles FILE UNDER: Extra Emo Noise-Core ROCKS LIKE: Botch, Chelsea Grin, My Chemical Romance WHAT'S DIFFERENT: With openly emotional noise, Sworn In deliver a cohesive sound that surpasses...

New Found Glory give fans a different sound to enjoy in new album

New Found Glory Makes Me Sick FILE UNDER: Pop-punk icons ROCKS LIKE: All Time Low, State Champs, Waterparks WHAT’S DIFFERENT: NFG’s ninth LP is a decidedly more robust affair than 2014’s...

Andrew McMahon captures honesty and urgency in ‘Zombies On Broadway’

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness Zombies On Broadway Andrew McMahon's music has always had strong ties to California, in the form of vibrant characters (the pot-selling lesbians in Jack's...

Against Me!’s ‘Shape Shift With Me’ is rewardingly experimental and occasionally disjointed

Against Me! Shape Shift With Me Transgender Dysphoria Blues, Against Me!’s 2014 career-defining masterwork and the best punk LP of the decade, was an album about inflection points, a...

Somos expands in all the right ways with sophomore album ‘First Day Back’

Somos First Day Back Michael Fiorentino’s thoughtful lyrics and signature vocal tone would make any Somos release worth a listen, but the band expand in all the right ways...

It’s time to pay attention to Fearless Vampire Killers with their new mini-album ‘Bruises’

Fearless Vampire Killers Bruises On Bruises, Fearless Vampire Killers abandon their fantastical proclivities to examine life’s secrets and darkness. Playing down their previous polarizing pomp, FVK deliver an honest, captivating...

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