Thursday, November 6 2014
Nine years after the band's last full-length, Lagwagon returns with Hang, another impressively complex and yet tuneful turn from a band that has long been one of the most surprising punk acts working.
Monday, October 27 2014
“Skin and Bone” seems to be a good song, but it’s like these remixers were all in the same room, sharing the same ideas.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Weezer's new album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, walks the tenuous line between redressing the band's follies and giving in to banal fan service.
Thursday, October 9 2014
Everything Will Be Alright in the End is not an album: it's an act of contrition that you can dance to.
Monday, February 10 2014
With maybe the truest emo record yet to come from the recent resurgence of emo and pop-punk, You Blew It! call back to the height of the genre without getting too bogged down by tradition.
Tuesday, November 12 2013
Sure, it's uncool to like the New Found Glorys or Brand News, but that wave of screaming, poppy, punky acts was a fun ride.
Tuesday, August 9 2011
Happeners is kind of like Titus Andronicus' The Monitor just without the U.S. Civil War conceit that worms its way through that album, and replaces it with the Atomic Age concerns born of the ‘50s nuclear family.
Wednesday, May 11 2011
Wednesday, April 20 2011
Yellowcard has returned from their hiatus with a renewed vision and some of the catchiest songs you'll hear all year.
Sunday, September 26 2010
Sometimes competent, sometimes original, rarely both at once.