Millencolin – Machine 15 – Review

May 1, 2009

They craft good songs, many of which sound dated, some of which transcend style and can simply be heard as well-written songs. Timeless, catchy, and meaningful.

Punk-O-Rama – 8 – Review

October 15, 2003

As established a tradition as the Warped Tour, every year Punk-O-Rama features a blend of loved and hated stalwarts from Epitaph with upstarts making a buzz.

Punk-O-Rama – The Videos Volume 1 – Review

April 18, 2003

Videos (often a few) from Rancid, Refused, Bad Religion, NOFX, Offspring, Pennywise, Millencolin, Bouncing Souls, T(I)NC, Hot Water Music, Descendents, Dropkick Murphys, Guttermouth, Division of Laura Lee, and Death By Stereo.

Punk-O-Rama – 7 – Review

November 11, 2002

The one-sheet boasts “Artists include Rancid, Bad Religion, NOFX, and Pennywise,” a quick scan of bands shows an infiltration of hipster bands and garage rock.

Punk-O-Rama – Vol. 6 – Review

February 22, 2002

Epitaph keeps the bands they’ve got (minus one) and picks up wave after wave of the best young hopefuls, most of whom deserve it.

Punk Chartbusters – Vol. 3 – Review

June 4, 2001

Punk bands cover top 40 songs throughout the ages. Two CDs, 50 tracks, ranging from shitty bands I’ve never heard of to shitty bands I HAVE heard of. I kid…

Punk-O-Rama – 5 – Review

September 1, 2000

A lotta punk inspires me to smash jewel cases, not the state, so when I wanna relisten to/go-get-the-latest by some of these bands, that says a lot.

Punk-O-Rama – 3 – Review

April 1, 1999

While there’re songs I like better then those chosen to represent the bands, that might just clue ya into the fact I own a fuckload of Epitaph’s records.

Ska Sucks – Review

November 1, 1998

Following the seminal comp Punk Sucks, Liberation decided to try their hand at exploiting, ahem, releasing ska. 75 minutes of ska in its many forms.

Cinema Beer Nuts – Review

December 1, 1997

As with any mixed bag of nuts, some are savory, some are bitter, some are almost candy sweet, and a handful can be swallowed without really noticing any taste.

Millencolin – For Monkeys – Review

September 1, 1997

I’d’ve liked to’ve heard a bit o’ the tight-as-a-monkey’s-fist piccolo snare (á la The Specials) in “Monkey Boogie,” but it’s still a butt-wagging ska ditty.