Give ‘Em The Boot – V – Review

December 15, 2006

A good round-up of Hellcat bands ranging from psychobilly to ska and all manner of punk. No real surprises, and no real highlights, just like the last time.

Horror Pops – Hell Yeah – Review

June 28, 2004

Polka beats and smarmy female vocals, Horror Pops sounds like No Doubt doing rockabilly covers, except for the one I think is actually a Britney Spears song.

Dropkick Murphys – Blackout – Review

February 2, 2004

Dropkick Murphys have stuck true to their Irish influence. They do a version of “The Dirty Glass,” the duet between ex-lovers, that is both comical and moving.

Transplants – Review

June 13, 2003

When the only drummer you can find for your “weird” side project is the guy from Blink 182, that’s God’s way of saying, “Don’t do it.”

Tiger Army – Early Years EP – Review

May 30, 2003

Six out-of-print or unreleased tracks from Tiger Army’s early days, including Eddie Cochran’s “Twenty Flight Rock” and the Misfit’s “American Nightmare.”

Rancid – Review

April 1, 2001

22 songs in 38 minutes. Fast, furious, melodic in spite of itself, and pretty damn punk cuz that’s what it wants to be.

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