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.
Sunday, August 15 2010
The group's third album paints the Dollyrots in the light of punk Pollyannas, delivering a message of staying true, all while plying fizzy pop-punk with an original and distinctive sound.