Sam Carson

I think it’s only fair to start this off by admitting that I don’t think I ‘get’ metal. I find that it all just kind of blends together, without anyt…
By on Sep 29, 2011

8.5 / 10

In Elsie, the debut from Gaslight Anthem lead singer Brian Fallon’s side project The Horrible Crowes, Fallon shows off much more soulful and introspe…
By on Sep 13, 2011

7 / 10

The first few times I listened to this CD I couldn't help but think of the pop-punk emo bands that were so popular when I was in high school, especia…
By on Jul 04, 2011

8 / 10

Flogging Molly is a band that knows exactly what their fans expect from them, and their latest release, Speed of Darkness, doesn't fail to deliver th…
By on Jun 07, 2011

8.5 / 10

Three years after the release of their debut album Make Your Mark, Vancouver’s Living With Lions are back, with a new bass player and singer, and new…
By on May 17, 2011

6 / 10

I'm just going to come right out and say it, I don't like this new serious Sum 41 as much as I liked the snotty pop-punk Sum 41 from when I was in mi…
By on Mar 17, 2011

7 / 10

Franz Nicolay, probably best known as the former keyboard player of The Hold Steady, has just released his second solo album Luck and Courage. I’ve h…
By on Nov 25, 2010

8 / 10

Streaming now on the Epitaph website, "Machine Gun Blues" is the first single from Social Distortion's upcoming Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes album.
By on Nov 25, 2010

9 / 10

Half call-to-arms, half celebration, "I Still Believe" is a song for anyone and everyone that loves music. The first single from Frank Turner’s up-co…
By on Nov 25, 2010

7 / 10

Dog’s Blood, Alexisonfire’s new four-song EP doesn’t see the band move into as much new territory as their last full-length Old Crows / Young Cardinal…
By on Nov 08, 2010

7 / 10

Live It Out’s debut EP, Little Bear. Big Forest, is appropriately named, for sure. They play a style of fast, aggressive punk that really reminds me…
By on Oct 22, 2010
Punk legends Social Distortion have announced that they will release their seventh album early next year. Epitaph Records will release 'Hard Times an…
By on Oct 20, 2010

8.5 / 10

Fake Problems released their third full length, Real Ghosts Caught On Tape, earlier this month, and the band has taken the eclectic sound from their…
By on Oct 12, 2010

7 / 10

The thing with The Dissent of Man is that you should already know exactly what to expect of it. After 14 albums, Bad Religion has pretty much got the…
By on Sep 28, 2010

6 / 10

I’ve listened to this CD a few times trying to figure out what the best way to explain it is, and all I can really come up with is that it’s lots of…
By on Jul 30, 2010
According to a post on the website of New Jersey punk legends The Bouncing Souls record label Chunksaah Records, The Souls will be touring Australia…
By on Jul 21, 2010

8 / 10

For some reason when I read the name 'Atomic Tom' I assumed this band would make some kind of weird fuzz/punk/garage/indy music. I don't know why tha…
By on Jul 21, 2010

6 / 10

I started listening to Against Me! Not long after their album Searching For A Former Clarity came out way back in 2005, between the simple, awesome g…
By on Jun 30, 2010

7 / 10

I want to mention right off the bat that I’ve never really listened to The Real McKenzies before writing this review, although I’ve been a fan of oth…
By on Jun 28, 2010

8.5 / 10

Since releasing The ’59 Sound The Gaslight Anthem have had a reputation as a band that wears their inspirations on their sleeves. Comparisons to Bruc…
By on Jun 28, 2010

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