Reviews Sorted by letter: B

Sorted by letter: B

347 reviews found

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Baby Guts - Gasoline album cover

Baby Guts

Gasoline, 2007

8.2 / 10

The profound influence of punk on the grunge movement should not be understated. By the time it had reached national recognition, that lineage wasn’t as obvious as it was in ...

Baby Guts - The Kissing Disease album cover

Baby Guts

The Kissing Disease, 2008

8.0 / 10

I have to wonder what rock critics would've done without L7 and Babes in Toyland, as it seems every writer feels compelled to make comparisons to these bands whenever a ...

Baby Teeth - For The Heathers album cover

Baby Teeth

For The Heathers, 2006

8.5 / 10

Baby Teeth made For The Heathers on a dare, with each of the three members of the band working in isolation from home. Sequestered with only imagination as a barrier, ...

Babyshambles - Down in Albion album cover


Down in Albion, 2005

4.0 / 10

Pete Doherty has spent the last year in and out of tabloid magazines for many different things: drugs, Kate Moss, fighting, Kate Moss on drugs, causing everyone that is involved ...

Back When - We Sang as Ghosts album cover

Back When

We Sang as Ghosts, 2005

8.6 / 10

Escaping cliches can be difficult. In 2005 the instrumental metal band has become its own cliche, along with their album's reviews. Being referred to as a Neurosis-rip off or an ...

Backtrack - Deal With the Devil album cover


Deal With the Devil, 2009

8.4 / 10
200 Words Or Less

This EP is fairly similar to another recent 6131 release from Bad Seed. This isn't a bad thing. This is a renaissance of sorts for heavy NYHC. Where Bad Seed ...

Bad Astronaut - Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment album cover

Bad Astronaut

Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment, 2006

8.2 / 10

Before the release of Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment, frontman Joey Cape willingly admitted that the record does not measure up to what it should have been, and not ...

Bad Braids - Arrow And Orb album cover

Bad Braids

Arrow And Orb, 2011

7.5 / 10

Intimate little records and intimate settings will stick with people for a while if they are struck in such a way where the performance just hits them the right way ...

Bad Brains - Build a Nation album cover

Bad Brains

Build a Nation, 2007

4.5 / 10

These reunions need to stop. Gorilla Biscuits? Cool. Bold? Okay. Bad Brains? No. Honestly, what was Beastie Boy Adam Yauch thinking when he was producing this pile of garbage known ...

Bad Kisser - Bate Kush album cover

Bad Kisser

Bate Kush, 2014

7.0 / 10

Bate Kush, the second short release from a side-project of drone and ambient musician Foie Gras known as Bad Kisser, presents the listener with a conundrum. The EP has eight ...

Bad Lovers - Four Bad Lovers Sitting in a Tree album cover

Bad Lovers

Four Bad Lovers Sitting in a Tree, 2008

6.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Bad Lovers is a new project from members of Restrained. This Los Angeles-based punk outfit offers four songs on their demo recording. Musically, I am reminded of The Jesus Lizard, ...

Bad Mask - Strange Phrases album cover

Bad Mask

Strange Phrases, 2011

7.1 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Bad Mask are a fairly new band hailing from New Jersey. The band deals in semi technical Metal. While not being as technical as some bands they tend to carry ...

Bad Reaction - Had it Coming album cover

Bad Reaction

Had it Coming, 2008

7.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Had it Coming is my first exposure to Los Angeles’ Bad Reaction, but apparently this recording is a CD version of their previously released 7”s Dare to be Dull and ...

Bad Religion - New Maps of Hell album cover

Bad Religion

New Maps of Hell, 2007

7.0 / 10

Bad Religion may not need any introduction due to their notoriety in punk, hardcore, and various independent and even some mainstream circles, but there are several impressive facts that New ...

Bad Secrets - Bad Secrets album cover

Bad Secrets

Bad Secrets, 2009

6.9 / 10

Considering the make up of this musical project, my interest is rather high with several questions bubbling to the surface, mainly concerning what Bad Secrets sounds like. In any event, ...

Bad Seed - Bad Seed album cover

Bad Seed

Bad Seed, 2009

6.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Members of Title Fight do a hardcore band, neat. The four songs on this platter remind me of early Merauder crossed with Cold World for a knockdown drag out testosterone ...

Bad Sports - Bras album cover

Bad Sports

Bras, 2013

7.4 / 10

Bad Sports want you to turn it up. They play loud rock, rooted in the elements, but not tied to rollicking times or anti-authority volume, but taking that foundation and ...

Bad Sports - Constant Stimulation album cover

Bad Sports

Constant Stimulation, 2018

7.5 / 10

With Bad Sports, the songs are often about the hooks. The band utilizes traditional rock structures with song titles embedded in the chorus and predictable progressions. It’s largely about where ...

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