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Bad Sports - Kings Of The Weekend album cover

Bad Sports

Kings Of The Weekend, 2011

7.2 / 10

Bad Sports made a smart sequencing decision by opening Kings of the Weekend with “Off Switch.” The punk burner has a lot of garage noise and it rips past in ...

Bad Sports - Living with Secrets album cover

Bad Sports

Living with Secrets, 2016

7.8 / 10

Bad Sports are coming into their own. They’ve always been a solid Denton, TX hyphen-rock band but on their new EP, Dirtnap’s Living With Secrets, the nuances are starting to ...

Bad Year - My Escape album cover

Bad Year

My Escape, 2019

7.6 / 10

Snappy Little Numbers make some snappy packaging. Cover art, one-sided vinyl and specialty colors shouldn’t drive musical decision-making but, let’s face it, in the digital era it definitely makes a ...

Badly Drawn Boy - One Plus One is One album cover

Badly Drawn Boy

One Plus One is One, 2004

7.5 / 10

Before writing this review I sat down to go through my usual pre-review writing routine which consists of listening to the CD, reading some lyrics, stealing some ideas from Pitchfork, ...

Badmouth - Strikes Again album cover


Strikes Again, 2007

6.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Badmouth is the latest in the seemingly never-ending line of pissed off hardcore bands from Southern California. Strikes Again is their debut effort, which is actually their demo but in ...

Balance and Composure - Acoustic album cover

Balance and Composure

Acoustic, 2012

7.4 / 10
200 Words Or Less

From Doylestown, PA, Balance and Composure has created a lot of buzz in the past few years for their melodic and emotional contributions to the ever-changing underground scene. They’ve released ...

Balance and Composure - Only Boundaries album cover

Balance and Composure

Only Boundaries, 2009

8.4 / 10

This is the second EP in as many years from this young band. While they are overwhelmingly young, they are not without experience. Touting members of the recently deceased War ...

Balance and Composure - Separation album cover

Balance and Composure

Separation, 2011

8.0 / 10

Separation is not a complicated album nor is it very diverse, yet Balance & Composure have managed to create a record that truly sets them apart from their peers. While ...

Balboa / Rosetta - Project Mercury album cover

Balboa / Rosetta

Project Mercury, 2007

8.0 / 10

Project Mercury is the latest output of material from two of Philadelphia’s underground sensations: Balboa and Rosetta. The split features original material from each band as well as a collaborative ...

Balcanes  - Carne Nueva EP album cover


Carne Nueva EP, 2016

7.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Spain’s Balcanes tread a glorious path through noisy rock with a sound that is as filthy as it is consuming. Although minimally done, Balcanes still force through masses of power ...

Baldruin  - Portal album cover


Portal, 2015

7.4 / 10

Baldruin, the brainchild of Johannes Schebler, is wondering through the psychic domains of ambient music. Even though the project is relatively new, Schebler has put out a number of releases, ...

Bandname - Breakfast album cover


Breakfast, 2011

6.6 / 10

Flippant is a word that popped up on the of Bandname's press sheet. Take their moniker into account and add the heavy slackerism that permeates everything they touch on their ...

Bane - Boston 6:58 PM / Los Angeles 3:58 PM / At Both Ends album cover


Boston 6:58 PM / Los Angeles 3:58 PM / At Both Ends, 2009

8.8 / 10

It has indeed been a number of years since we last heard from Bane; their last full-length - The Note - came out in 2005, and with the hectic touring ...

Bane - Don't Wait Up album cover


Don't Wait Up, 2014

8.0 / 10

It has been literally years since I have been so taken with a hardcore record, and I am not talking about saying that you love a record with all your ...

Bane - Dublin 11:58 PM album cover


Dublin 11:58 PM, 2009

8.5 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Bane are currently not on Equal Vision Records so they decided to release a crop of 7"s on different labels throughout the world, each one with a different photo. The ...

Bane - The Note album cover


The Note, 2005

8.0 / 10

Remember in high school when big ass dudes would ask you if you knew where the beach was, just so they could flex their muscles and say "that way"? I ...

Bangers - Bird album cover


Bird, 2015

8.7 / 10

Bird is the Bangers record I wanted in 2013. Crazy Fucking Dreams is a good record, it was just a little less direct than I wanted from the band, being ...

Bangers - Crazy Fucking Dreams album cover


Crazy Fucking Dreams, 2013

7.3 / 10

Bangers are a punk band from Cornwall, but they don’t play to expectations in their second full-length Crazy Fucking Dreams. Instead, the record starts with the mid-to-slow tempo “A Curious Mix,” ...

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