Cyttorak / Revered and Reviled Above All Others Split EP Review

Cyttorak / Revered and Reviled Above All Others Split EP Review Revered and reviewed above all others, Sleeping Village Records is BACK with their second split. This time the Villagers are riled up with their heaviest release yet - a split between Cyttorak and Revered and Reviled Above All Others (RRAAO). Both bands are coming … Continue reading Cyttorak / Revered and Reviled Above All Others Split EP Review

Jason Bieler and the Baron von Bielski Orchestra – Songs For The Apocalypse Review

Normally I start these reviews off with some witty paragraph before introducing the album in question. However, when going through the promo materials for this one, I was struck by a quote from the artist himself that does this new album far more justice than I ever could. When asked about the new record Songs … Continue reading Jason Bieler and the Baron von Bielski Orchestra – Songs For The Apocalypse Review

Crazy Frog – Crazy Hits Review

Ah, 2005. The United States was knee-deep in its war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, Deuce Bigalow ravaged Europe, and I was unleashing unforetold damage to my mental-wellbeing by playing some fucked up game on AddictingGames in computer class. Serving as a backdrop to this wonderful era of history was the critically eye-rolled Crazy Hits by none other than ringtone sensation Crazy Frog himself.

Bitch Falcon – Staring at Clocks Review

It starts with a harrowing screech. The bone-chilling battle cry of a bird of prey. The first few seconds of guitar feedback on this debut let you know one thing: the Bitch Falcon has landed. Staring at Clocks is the debut album of Dublin trio Bitch Falcon, who has aptly been described as a "dream-grunge" … Continue reading Bitch Falcon – Staring at Clocks Review

War On TV – War On TV Review

From the first meandering notes of the opening bass groove melting into the guitar line, it seems that War On TV is attempting to craft something unique and contemporary while embracing the spirit of the mid-nineties. The eponymous release conjures aromas of Soundgarden, American Football, and Coheed and Cambria but has no intent of being … Continue reading War On TV – War On TV Review

Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Too often in hardcore, a full length record is plagued by either a flatline of energy where each song sounds like the last, leaving little to be explored, or misguided attempts at something new, stripping the artist of their edge. Oslo hardcore outfit Daufødt manages so avoid both with their furious debut full length 1000 … Continue reading Daufødt – 1000 Island Review