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Nothington – Roads, Bridges & Ruins

Posted Jan. 4, 2010, 1:53 p.m.

Nothington – Roads, Bridges & Ruins

In what might be an early contender for "Most Improved Band of the Year," Nothington brings us their second studio album, Roads, Bridges & Ruins. ... read more

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Thrice – Beggars

Posted Dec. 29, 2009, 10:40 p.m.

Thrice – Beggars

The release of Thrice's latest album, Beggars came as a big surprise to a lot of fans for a couple reasons. One reason is because ... read more

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Lipona – Pigeonholed

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 5:51 a.m.

Lipona – Pigeonholed

In what's already been a solid year for punk releases, Lipona's new self-released EP, Pigeonholed might fall under the radar to most listeners but if ... read more

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After the Fall – Fort Orange

Posted Dec. 12, 2009, 12:10 a.m.

After the Fall – Fort Orange

As far as melodic punk goes, After the Fall are very good at what they do. They play a fast, aggressive style of punk that's ... read more

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Black Cobra – Chronomega

Posted Nov. 23, 2009, 7:58 p.m.

Black Cobra – Chronomega

Black Cobra have quite an impressive sound considering they're only a two-piece band consisting of a guitarist and drummer. The duo consisting of Jason Landrian ... read more

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Baroness – Blue Record

Posted Nov. 16, 2009, 8:24 p.m.

Baroness – Blue Record

Much like their previous full-length, Red Album, Baroness' follow-up, Blue Record has been hyped quite a bit by the metal community. Red Album saw Baroness ... read more

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Skeletonwitch – Breathing the Fire

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 12:05 a.m.

Skeletonwitch – Breathing the Fire

Skeletonwitch's name is known fairly well among the metal community. The band won a lot of new fans over with their sophomore record and Prosthetic ... read more

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Strung Out – Agents of the Underground

Posted Oct. 28, 2009, 10:29 p.m.

Strung Out – Agents of the Underground

Strung Out's Blackhawks Over Los Angeles was a record that had a lot of ups and downs. The album showcased the band's improving musicianship and ... read more

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The Swellers – Ups and Downsizing

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 1:46 p.m.

The Swellers – Ups and Downsizing

The Swellers decision to sign to Fueled By Ramen Records was very confusing to say the least. Many were expecting them to sign to a ... read more

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Every Time I Die – New Junk Aesthetic

Posted Oct. 14, 2009, 2 p.m.

Every Time I Die – New Junk Aesthetic

There's always a lot of different opinions surrounding the band Every Time I Die. A lot prefer the more chaotic, unpredictable sound they had in ... read more

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Trigger Effect – Dare to Ride the Heliocraft

Posted Oct. 6, 2009, 10:59 p.m.

Trigger Effect – Dare to Ride the Heliocraft

When first opening this record, I glanced at the cover art, track titles, and album length and made the assumption that this band must sound ... read more

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Municipal Waste – Massive Aggressive

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:13 a.m.

Municipal Waste – Massive Aggressive

Municipal Waste's popularity blew up in 2007 with The Art of Partying, an album with almost every song revolving around drinking, partying, or just having ... read more

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Banner Pilot – Collapser

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 2:32 p.m.

Banner Pilot – Collapser

Banner Pilot's last album, Resignation Day earned them a lot of praise among punk fans. To me, I thought it was a very solid album ... read more

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Water & Bodies – Water & Bodies

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 11:16 p.m.

Water & Bodies – Water & Bodies

One of the newest bands to come out of Portland, Water & Bodies are looking to make an impact in the music world. Despite only ... read more

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For.The.Win. – The Black & The Blue

Posted Sept. 21, 2009, 1:25 a.m.

For.The.Win. – The Black & The Blue

The Bay Area has always been known for producing some great punk acts. One up-and-coming band is the newest addition to the Asian Man family, ... read more

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Over Stars and Gutters – Consider This Your Curse

Posted Sept. 14, 2009, 12:12 a.m.

Over Stars and Gutters – Consider This Your Curse

The whole Midwestern punk sound is something you either love or hate. I, personally love most of the main bands that have come from this ... read more

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In the Red – Volume 2

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 3:54 p.m.

In the Red – Volume 2

California's In the Red always fell under the radar to me until I decided to listen to vocalist/guitarist, Mike Hale's latest solo album, Lives Like ... read more

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The Sorely Trying Days – Survival Mode

Posted Sept. 7, 2009, 10:54 p.m.

The Sorely Trying Days – Survival Mode

I knew next to nothing about this band before checking out this album but the fact that they are "recommended for fans of: Dinosaur Jr., ... read more

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The Golden Age – Unlock Yourself

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:18 p.m.

The Golden Age – Unlock Yourself

Panic Records has been on quite a roll as of late. Releasing great records from Final Fight, Outrage, Make Do And Mend, and a 7" ... read more

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Have Nots – Serf City USA

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 9:17 p.m.

Have Nots – Serf City USA

The disbanding of Boston punk groups Stray Bullets and Chicago Typewriter led to the formation of the band Have Nots. Sometimes, stronger bands are formed ... read more

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Chuck Ragan – Gold Country

Posted Aug. 20, 2009, 8:55 p.m.

Chuck Ragan – Gold Country

When Hot Water Music vocalist/guitarist, Chuck Ragan released Feast or Famine, it took a lot of fans by surprise. There have been a lot of ... read more

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Death By Stereo – Death is My Only Friend

Posted Aug. 16, 2009, 10:42 p.m.

Death By Stereo – Death is My Only Friend

Before I start this review, let's have a little history lesson. Death By Stereo began their careers by releasing two very solid hardcore albums (If ... read more

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American Steel – Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 3:45 a.m.

American Steel – Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts

After returning from a five year hiatus in 2007, American Steel released Destroy Their Future, which may have been their strongest release yet. It showed ... read more

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Against Me! – The Original Cowboy

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 3:39 a.m.

Against Me! – The Original Cowboy

I feel a bit silly for reviewing this since it's basically just the original versions of songs from my favorite Against Me! album, As the ... read more

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Dear Landlord – Dream Homes

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:55 p.m.

Dear Landlord – Dream Homes

Too much hype is something that can kill a band in the end of things because there's a good chance that said band never lives ... read more

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The Hold Steady – A Positive Rage

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:15 a.m.

The Hold Steady – A Positive Rage

When it comes to live albums, it has to be a band I love or a band that puts on a spectacular live show for ... read more

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Strung Out – Prototypes and Painkillers

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:13 a.m.

Strung Out – Prototypes and Painkillers

Currently recording their eighth studio album, California punk quintet, Strung Out decided to put together this little compilation album full of b-sides, rarities, alternate takes, ... read more

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Black Hell – How the Rest was Lost

Posted Aug. 2, 2009, 11:01 p.m.

Black Hell – How the Rest was Lost

Venture deep into the desert of the Southwest and you'll find Black Hell, a doom metal quartet featuring ex-members of Wellington and Unruh who have ... read more

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Mike Hale – Lives Like Mine

Posted July 28, 2009, 9:30 p.m.

Mike Hale – Lives Like Mine

In the Red frontman Mike Hale recently made the decision to be a musician full-time and he's been very busy at work considering that his ... read more

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The Red Baron – My First Love

Posted July 23, 2009, 4:56 p.m.

The Red Baron – My First Love

Christian hardcore isn't exactly my thing but I was willing to give The Red Baron's debut album, My First Love, a fair, unbiased listen only ... read more

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North Lincoln – Midwestern Blood

Posted July 21, 2009, 11:16 a.m.

North Lincoln – Midwestern Blood

Most bands that are signed to No Idea Records have a sound that's usually expected from them. That, of course, being raw punk rock with ... read more

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You – Worse Than Alone

Posted July 16, 2009, 3:54 p.m.

The Number Twelve Looks Like You – Worse Than Alone

The Number Twelve Looks Like You have always been a very unorthodox band to say the least. They've been trying something new with each album ... read more

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Dinosaur Jr. – Farm

Posted July 7, 2009, 11:40 p.m.

Dinosaur Jr. – Farm

This may be going out on a limb here, but Dinosaur Jr.'s reunion album in 2007, Beyond was one of the best albums of said ... read more

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Shook Ones – The Unquotable A.M.H.

Posted July 2, 2009, 4:31 p.m.

Shook Ones – The Unquotable A.M.H.

Now on their third album, Shook Ones already have a pretty solid reputation. After the melodic hardcore masterpiece that was Facetious Folly Feat, I thought ... read more

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Anchor Down – Steel to Dust

Posted July 2, 2009, 12:02 a.m.

Anchor Down – Steel to Dust

It's always great to find all of these new breeds of punk bands coming about lately. There have been so many that I've found out ... read more

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We're All Broken – Blacktop Cry

Posted June 28, 2009, 3:37 p.m.

We're All Broken – Blacktop Cry

We're All Broken's name may sound familiar to you because they've opened for a lot of big names like Thursday, Minus the Bear, and The ... read more

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Alexisonfire – Old Crows/Young Cardinals

Posted June 25, 2009, 4:41 p.m.

Alexisonfire – Old Crows/Young Cardinals

I've always considered Alexisonfire one of the "better bands" in the whole "post-hardcore" scene or whatever you want to call it. However, their last album, ... read more

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Anti-Flag – The People or The Gun

Posted June 24, 2009, 1:16 a.m.

Anti-Flag – The People or The Gun

It takes a lot for me to completely lose faith in some of my favorite bands, and I came pretty close to completely giving up ... read more

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Empty Promise – Start from the Ground

Posted June 17, 2009, 3:22 p.m.

Empty Promise – Start from the Ground

Austria, the home of some of my ancestors and one of my favorite finds of the year, Empty Promise. This four-piece melodic punk band definitely ... read more

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Samothrace – Life's Trade

Posted June 11, 2009, 2:21 p.m.

Samothrace – Life's Trade

Doom metal is something that's an acquired taste; either you're a fan of it or you're not, and those who are fans of it will ... read more

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Old Man's Child – Slaves of the World

Posted June 10, 2009, 12:21 a.m.

Old Man's Child – Slaves of the World

It's been about four years since the last Old Man's Child record and it seems we've been waiting forever for it. The current Dimmu Borgir ... read more

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Zao – Awake?

Posted June 1, 2009, 2:34 p.m.

Zao – Awake?

There once was a time where Zao were a great Christian metalcore that stood out among their peers. Back in the 90's, they created a ... read more

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Moving Mountains – Foreword

Posted May 28, 2009, 9:04 p.m.

Moving Mountains – Foreword

Moving Mountains' Foreword may only be a four-song EP but they bring everything to the table and showcase their full abilities on this brief piece ... read more

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One Win Choice – Define/Redefine

Posted May 27, 2009, 12:42 a.m.

One Win Choice – Define/Redefine

Don't you love finding new punk bands? I sure do, which is why I was stoked to find out about New Jersey's One Win Choice ... read more

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Miseration – Your Demons ~ Their Angels

Posted May 27, 2009, 12:40 a.m.

Miseration – Your Demons ~ Their Angels

Former Scar Symmetry vocalist Christian Älvestam has left said band to focus more on his other project, Miseration. Miseration is also a melodic death metal ... read more

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Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown

Posted May 22, 2009, 1:07 a.m.

Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown

Green Day are at a point in their careers where they can basically do anything. Almost all of their fans from the Gilman Street days ... read more

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Gallows – Grey Britain

Posted May 18, 2009, 1:29 a.m.

Gallows – Grey Britain

After landing a million-pound record deal with Warner Bros., a lot of the punks were expecting Gallows' follow-up to Orchestra of Wolves to go in ... read more

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Warbringer – Waking Into Nightmares

Posted May 14, 2009, 9:18 p.m.

Warbringer – Waking Into Nightmares

A little over a year has passed since the release of Warbringer's debut album, War Without End, an album which was solid, but didn't really ... read more

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NOFX – Coaster

Posted May 13, 2009, 12:05 a.m.

NOFX – Coaster

Currently on album number twelve, NOFX have become content with a certain sound that seems to represent their careers. That, of course, would be straight-forward ... read more

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Silversun Pickups – Swoon

Posted May 6, 2009, 3:31 p.m.

Silversun Pickups – Swoon

It didn’t take long for Silversun Pickups to become a hit with listeners anywhere. Their debut album, Carnavas, spawned two top-ten singles and their 2009 ... read more

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Living With Lions – Dude Manor (Reissue)

Posted April 29, 2009, 1:02 a.m.

Living With Lions – Dude Manor (Reissue)

Dude Manor was originally released two years ago on Black Box Recordings in Canada but it's now being re-released on their new label, Adeline Records ... read more

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Tigers Jaw – Tigers Jaw

Posted April 21, 2009, 12:45 a.m.

Tigers Jaw – Tigers Jaw

Everyone in the indie music world seems to be aiming for their own distinct sound and the Pennsylvanian quintet Tigers Jaw are just another mere ... read more

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Razor of Occam – Homage to Martyrs

Posted April 20, 2009, 12:38 a.m.

Razor of Occam – Homage to Martyrs

Blackened thrash metal has been getting a lot more popular recently with bands like Skeletonwitch and Toxic Holocaust getting more recognition as of late. Like ... read more

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Two Tongues – Two Tongues

Posted April 13, 2009, 12:33 a.m.

Two Tongues – Two Tongues

When the news of Max Bemis (Say Anything) and Chris Conley (Saves the Day) collaborating to create Two Tongues was announced, many were expecting stellar ... read more

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Mastodon – Crack the Skye

Posted April 9, 2009, 11:38 p.m.

Mastodon – Crack the Skye

It's really hard to place Mastodon into one genre. Yes, they are mainly a metal band but what sub-genre? Sludge metal? Progressive metal? Groove metal? ... read more

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The Blackout Argument – Remedies

Posted March 31, 2009, 4:46 p.m.

The Blackout Argument – Remedies

Germany's The Blackout Argument are one of the many new hardcore acts being spawned in the scene today. In their short career as a band, ... read more

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The Loved Ones – Distractions

Posted March 26, 2009, 10:18 p.m.

The Loved Ones – Distractions

The Loved Ones' popularity took off quite a bit last year with the release of Build & Burn. This had the band taking a more ... read more

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Propagandhi – Supporting Caste

Posted March 24, 2009, 4:37 p.m.

Propagandhi – Supporting Caste

Canadian punk rockers Propagandhi have undergone many changes in the past few years. For one, they now have a second guitarist known as David "The ... read more

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Lamb of God – Wrath

Posted March 16, 2009, 3:19 a.m.

Lamb of God – Wrath

Virginia metalheads Lamb of God have been a very inconsistent band as of late. They struck gold six years ago with their sophomore effort, As ... read more

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Thursday – Common Existence

Posted March 9, 2009, 1:34 a.m.

Thursday – Common Existence

I always love it when bands make each album different from the last one. Which is why I love Thursday, each of their albums have ... read more

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