Hash – Review

December 1, 1993

Hash produce a rock ‘n’ roll stew with plenty of diverse ingredients. Their style is animate. Their message is not exactly deep, but positive, none the less.

Entombed – Wolverine Blues – Review

December 1, 1993

An album pulsating with spine-splintering songs and a guillotine-like sharpness in sound. These guys have infused a rock ‘n’ roll feel with their deathy sound.

Candy Striper Death Orgy – Review

December 1, 1993

A few death roars and fun deathly gimmicks, but mostly they have the monster mosh madness of Kreator, Hallow’s Eve, Possessed, and the humor of S.O.D.

Strange Pilgrims – Review

December 1, 1993

A new collection of 12 short stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the eminent writer of classics, Love in the Time of Chloera and One Hundred Years of Solitude.

Necroscope – Review

December 1, 1993

Brian Lumley creates a darker and more sinister bloodsucker that makes you cower inside. Thibor is nothing like the glamorous Lestat of the Vampire Chronicles.

Eecclesiastes Proverbs – Review

December 1, 1993

Solomon was a wise old dude and wanted to make sure people would know it in our day, so he had his scribes write down his vision of the world ca 900 B.C.

Animals Factories – Review

December 1, 1993

This book will make you see through the eyes of the suffering animals, and make you change your views of factory farming.

A Fan’s Notes – Review

December 1, 1993

A Fan’s Notes has, in place of a linear story, these three unifying elements: The author’s addictions to high-flown humor, alcohol, and the New York Giants.

Asylum Street – Review

December 1, 1993

Newcomers to the local scene, Asylum Street have been rocking Derringers with a potent sound that belies their experience.

Ashes – Review

December 1, 1993

Ashes takes hardcore to a new extreme with a female singer. They hail from Maryland, and have been around for a couple of years.

Seaweed – Four – Review

December 1, 1993

Seaweed are just carrying on good, sharp-edged rock ‘n’ roll with a punky flavor. You can even slam to Seaweed. They have melodic undertones to boot.

Souls At Zero – Review

December 1, 1993

Wrathchild (later Wrathchild America) was a pretty basic metal band, Souls At Zero emerged with the same line-up and a blistering sound.

The Fighting Cocks – Review

December 1, 1993

From the inspirations of gaudy glam and drunken debauchery comes a band that doesn’t suck: The Fighting Cocks. A long time Boston rock ‘n’ roll favorite.

Scratch – Review

December 1, 1993

The demise of Boston’s punk gods Gang Green left many shuffling their feet, dreaming of daze gone by. The Stilphen Bros. are back with an attitude.

Plush – Review

December 1, 1993

A simple name, a recognizable logo, a lot of spirit and energy in the music, photogenic members, and a gutsy, versatile, friendly and magnetic female vocalist.

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