The Kinected’s debut Evolution #9 is a slice of electro rock heaven.
Tag Archives: CD Reviews
Metal Blade unleashed two of their best records of 2012, from Bison BC and Antropomorphia.
Ill Nino is the kind of band that I just can’t stop liking. Coming at the tail end of the nu-metal explosion, Ill Nino brought something different: A tribal ferocity that sounded unlike any of the bands they were compared to at the time. On t…
New Pornographers front man delivers a third solo effort, heads for the woods.
Neurosis is one of those bands that I know I should be a fan of but I’ve never been really. That changed with 2007′s Given To The Rising which I forced myself to listen to because I felt I owed all of the bands I liked already who credi…
Forgotten Tomb release their best album to date. Plus new music from Sybreed and Indesinence.
Finally, some new death metal worth listening to and the chaotic stylings of BTBAM.
Placebo make a surprising return to form on the B3 EP, the answer to all Placebo fans prayers.
Chris Vrenna resurrects tweaker for a new generation of electronic/industrial music fans. Check out our review of “Call The Time Eternity.”
Pop superstar P!nk returns with her latest album…it hit #1 on the charts. Does it solidify her as the preeminent pop star of her time?
The new album from Converge is so good that it would be wise for any other metal band planning to release new material in 2012 to hold off until next year. All We Love We Leave Behind, Converge’s eighth full length, is the kind of album that …
Muse’s sixth studio album includes some genre-hopping, but doesn’t fail to delight.
Cher Lloyd is the latest pop challenger from across the pond. Will her American debut, “Sticks & Stones,” catapult the “X-Factor” contestant to the top of the charts?
Scottish hitmakers Mumford & Sons are back with another agreeable, hooky collection of stomping folk-rock. How does “Babel” stack up to “Sigh No More”?
I’ll be honest, I’ve heard of The Birthday Massacre but had never heard them before Hide And Seek (Their fifth album). The loser in this equation is obviously me because the music that TBM make is meant to be consumed by as many people …
The last three albums by the Raveonettes have continually challenged listeners and critics alike. Observator stays true by not sticking to preconceived form.
Gwen Stefani and No Doubt return with “Push & Shove,” and although 11 years have passed, it’s like they’ve never left!
Dark cabaret has a new master and the name is Stolen Babies whose latest album Naught is the focus of this week’s Metal Monday!
September just couldn’t end without throwing a fist in the air for some vintage ’80s sounds.
Wot Gorilla? are the UK’s answer to Circa Survive and their latest Kebnekaise has been released to prove to you why.
2004: “The truth of the matter is that guitarist James Iha broke up the Smashing Pumpkins. Not me, not drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, but James.” 2010: “I think James Iha should feel alone.” 2012: “James Iha I think is just …
UK dance rock band Two Door Cinema Club return with their second album, Beacon, and here’s a hint, it doesn’t disappoint. Read what we have to say!
Six years is a long time. Can Nelly Furtado pick up where she left off with “The Spirit Indestructible?”
The ever-thoughtful and literate pop singer gets a modest rock makeover with a little help from some friends.
It’s refreshing to hear bands like Battlecross and now Legacy Of Disorder putting out metal albums with absolutely no gimmicks. They’re the kinds of albums that are pure thrash and all about the metal. On their latest, Last Man Standing…
Band of Horses reign it in and craft a harmonic homage to 70s AM radio on fourth album “Mirage Rock”
Love This Giant never quite reaches the potential suggested by such a powerful collaboration.
In the realm of swaying, stomping, harmonic pop-folk, The Avett Brothers stand only in the shadow of Mumford & Sons, a recent success story that, perhaps not-coincidentally, the long-running North Carolina brother-band is starting…
After gaining much success with their single “It’s Time” Imagine Dragon’s full length album Night Visions is finally out. Read what we have to say!
The hillbilly party is back as John Rich and Big Kenny return after a five year hiatus. But does the world need more Big & Rich?