Posts filed under “Album reviews”

Between The Buried and Me – The Parallax Hypersleep Dialogues

Between the Buried and Me is an exciting thing. Wildly aggressive with flashes of melody in a semi-pretentious prog rock shell you say? Was this custom made for nerds who like buying old Nintendo 64’s just to play Starfox while blitzed on hash? I’d like to think the answer to this question is a resounding […]

The Coloring Book – Glassjaw

Glassjaw is a frustrating entity. They released 2 absolute classics in 2000’s “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Silence” and it’s follow up 2002’s “Worship and Tribute” and proceeded to fall off the face of the Earth for the better part of 9 years. They toured occasionally and even took time to insult their […]

Lady Gaga – Born This Way

This is the first time I have done a music review in years. I don’t even listen to tunes these days, preferring the empty silence as much as I can. However, when I discovered that the latest Lady Gaga album was going to be a $1, I couldn’t pass up on it. I vaguely know […]

Mastodon – Crack In The Skye

Metal is one goofy ass genre of music. I’m far too lazy to get into the many sub genres it offers, but while I find myself so very comfortable pressed up against it’s mighty heaving chest, there’s no denying that one and all offer more than a few silly moments. Mastodon is for the most […]

The Deftones – Diamond Eyes

What a large eight ball the vaguely stupid yet fiercely intelligent Deftones put themselves behind right from the onset of their career. They were from Sacramento, toured with Korn, had dreadlocks and occasionally spoke in broken ebonics. Their debut album, Adrenaline, featured quick hitting bursts of rage combined with a whisper quiet menace that while […]