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A Caesar Holiday - A Caesar Holiday album cover

A Caesar Holiday

A Caesar Holiday, 2008

7.0 / 10

The five-piece A Caesar Holiday offer up six tracks totaling forty-five minutes on their self-titled debut release. Featuring the combined instrumentation of violin, dual guitars, bass, drums, and accordion the ...

A Day in Black and White - My Heroes Have Always Killed Cowboys album cover

A Day in Black and White

My Heroes Have Always Killed Cowboys, 2004

9.1 / 10

I'm nearing twenty years of age and never once during these nineteen-plus years have I been able to view things in anything but color. Don't get me wrong, I've seen ...

A Day in Black and White - Notes album cover

A Day in Black and White

Notes, 2005

8.0 / 10

On Notes, A Day in Black and White's debut full-length, they get to point quickly; in one minute and twenty seconds to be precise. After an at-times impressive first release, ...

A Day in Black and White/Black Castle - Split album cover

A Day in Black and White/Black Castle

Split, 2004

6.9 / 10

Splits are ideally awesome, with two bands combining their sounds for one album. Often times though it ends up that one side has a great band while the other has ...

A Day To Remember - And Their Name Was Treason album cover

A Day To Remember

And Their Name Was Treason, 2005

4.0 / 10

We've all done it - you mention a band unfamiliar to your friend and they'll ask "What does it sound like?" and being lazy North Americans we'll often reply with ...

A Death Cinematic - A Parable on the Aporia of Vengeance and the Beauty of Impenetrable Sadness album cover

A Death Cinematic

A Parable on the Aporia of Vengeance and the Beauty of Impenetrable Sadness, 2009

6.3 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Limited to a number of 250, A Death Cinematic’s most recent release features two discs and impeccable packaging. Comparisons can easily be made to certain output by A Silver Mt. ...

A Death Cinematic - A Parable on the Aporia of Vengeance and the Beauty of Impenetrable Sadness album cover

A Death Cinematic

A Parable on the Aporia of Vengeance and the Beauty of Impenetrable Sadness, 2009

8.5 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Every once in a long while there comes a release which takes several listens to sink in to one’s thick skull (particularly my hard head can take time), but once ...

A Death Cinematic - The New World album cover

A Death Cinematic

The New World, 2012

8.0 / 10

When you anticipate things, do you find that you build up these lofty expectations that are virtually impossible to reach; or is the anticipation more often than not a good ...

A Death Cinematic - Your Fate Twisting, Epic In Its Crushing Moments album cover

A Death Cinematic

Your Fate Twisting, Epic In Its Crushing Moments, 2011

7.5 / 10

Ah, another offering from A Death Cinematic in the form of an “EP” (I put this in quotes because it plays longer than some LPs by some bands) entitled Your Fate ...

A Death Cinematic / Ekca Liena - Preternatural album cover

A Death Cinematic / Ekca Liena

Preternatural, 2011

8.0 / 10

Don’t you just absolutely love when split releases reveal some new band or musician that completely changes how you listen to certain types of music or even just end up ...

A Kid Named Thompson / Altus - Split album cover

A Kid Named Thompson / Altus

Split, 2009

7.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Two newcomers from Texas team up for a split 7” release. You get one track each, generally falling within the bounds of the indie music circuit. A Kid Named Thompson ...

A Loss For Words - Motown Classics album cover

A Loss For Words

Motown Classics, 2010

7.0 / 10

A Loss For Words are an above average pop punk band. That is a rather general statement but, noting that i have listened to their previous work i can say ...

A Perfect Circle - A Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo album cover

A Perfect Circle

A Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo, 2014

8.1 / 10

Writing a review for a live album can be a daunting task. There's only so much you can say about songs presented in a live fashion that doesn't echo what ...

A Perfect Circle - Thirteenth Step album cover

A Perfect Circle

Thirteenth Step, 2003

3.3 / 10

And so, our alt-rock heroes in a Perfect Circle return for the second installment, to see if the dreaded sophmore slump can be overcome. The band's first record was one ...

A Perfect Circle - Three Sixty  album cover

A Perfect Circle

Three Sixty , 2013

8.5 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Buying compilation albums are like going to a family reunion. It starts with a sense of misguided obligation and ends with regret for ever having done so in the first ...

A Second from the Surface - The Streets Have Eyes album cover

A Second from the Surface

The Streets Have Eyes, 2007

7.7 / 10

There’s been a lot of words used to describe Minneapolis’ A Second from the Surface: metalcore, grindcore, crustcore. All of them are very specific genres, but not one of them ...

A Secret Policeman's Ball - Teenage Crimewave album cover

A Secret Policeman's Ball

Teenage Crimewave, 2013

7.5 / 10

Who needs functioning eardrums anyway? A Secret Policeman’s Ball play post-punk indie music with new wave undertones, and there is only one volume their music should be played at: LOUD. ...

A Sense Of Porpoise - Self Titled album cover

A Sense Of Porpoise

Self Titled, 2012

8.0 / 10

Upon initial listen, this came across as the kind of sloppy folk punk that I’d likely be annoyed by if there was a male singer. Call me sexist if you ...

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