Alkaline Trio – Crimson – Review

October 21, 2005

The performances, placement of hooks, and vocal phrasing are all blindingly confident. The band have learned to reach beyond the meat-n-potatoes of punky pop.

Sentenced – Crimson – Review

April 1, 2000

Sentenced have found mournful ways to reconstitute sensibly-arranged power chord rock, even if they seem to make the same record over again.

Graffic Traffic – Column

November 1, 1998

Naughty Bits #26 is as good as ever, and even better. This is the issue where BitchyBitch finally gets laid, and gets laid goooood.

Edge of Sanity – Review

May 1, 1996

Crimson is death metal, but with more creative lyrical composition and inventive, if not completely amazing, songsmithing.