Keane – Hopes and Fears – Review

April 18, 2005

Gigantic melodies that could topple mountains, belted out by a vocalist who reminds the masses what good songs are capable of in the right hands.

Helmet – Unsung: The Best Of (1991-1997) – Review

March 15, 2004

A long overdue retrospective of one of the most influential heavy bands of the last decade. This chronicles the almighty Helmet through their full-lengths Strap it On, Meantime, and (the criminally underrated) Aftertaste.

Campfire Girls – Review

December 10, 2003

Chicks love damaged goods, and apparently, so does Interscope. So the drug-recovered dudes got a second chance.

The Jam – The Complete Jam – Review

October 15, 2003

All the videos, of course, as well as a whole slew of TV appearances, along with two scrapbooks, and a brief documentary. For Jam geeks, it’s a necessity.

Dredg – El Cielo – Review

January 10, 2003

Why can’t modern rock sound like this? Ambitious, melodic streams of aggression mixed with cloud-splitting choruses that raise your arms to the sky.

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