Saturday, February 16, 2019

Various Artists

Various Artists Our Impact Will Be Felt: A Tribute To Sick Of It All Tribute albums are notoriously hit or miss, and typically dedicated to artists who no...

Ash Costello and Rob Zombie bring Halloween to daily life with ‘Party Monsters’

The Haxans Party Monsters ROCKS LIKE: Creature Feature, the Birthday Massacre, Jack Off Jill WHAT'S DIFFERENT: While the Haxans’ members may be derived from two bands that are positively spooky—New...

There’s plenty of musical depth in Public Service Broadcasting’s ‘Every Valley’

Public Service Broadcasting Every Valley FILE UNDER: Sociopolitical art-pop ROCKS LIKE: Spoon, Radiohead, Tunng WHAT’S DIFFERENT: This U.K. prog-pop duo set aside cheeky nostalgia for at least one album to address...

The Dirty Nil revive the garage anthem in new album, ‘Minimum R&B’

The Dirty Nil Minimum R&B FILE UNDER: Bubble-grunge ROCKS LIKE: SWMRS, WAVVES, Partybaby WHAT’S DIFFERENT: Minimum R&B is a compilation of deep tracks from this Canadian trio’s illustrious catalogue of EPs...

Carousel Kings’ third full-length is everything you expect from the current wave of pop...

Carousel Kings Charm City FILE UNDER: Gritty Pop Punk ROCKS LIKE: New Found Glory, Handguns, A Day To Remember WHAT'S DIFFERENT: After parting ways with CI Records last year, Carousel Kings make a solid...

‘Low Teens’ perfectly captures the history of Every Time I Die into one solid...

Every Time I Die Low Teens It’s been 15 years since Every Time I Die dropped their debut full-length album, and a decade and a half later the heavy...

The 1975 enter new era with ‘I Like It When You Sleep’

The 1975 I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It As much as they might lead you to believe otherwise, nothing...

State Champs nod to their heroes in new album, ‘Around The World And Back’

State Champs Around The World And Back After breaking through with 2013’s The Finer Things (which featured arguably the year’s best pop-punk song in “Elevated”), the 5 Seconds Of Summer-approved quintet...

Silverstein’s concept album ‘I Am Alive In Everything I Touch’ is some of their...

Silverstein I Am Alive In Everything I Touch Making their Rise Records debut with their seventh full-length, Silverstein are showing their labelmates this isn’t their first rodeo. I Am Alive In...

Circa Survive deliver consistent quality plus sonic curveballs on ‘Descensus’

Circa Survive Descensus At some point, it probably becomes fruitless to review new Circa Survive records. The band are a model of sonic and psychic consistency, ever since they...

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