Strung Out – Exile in Oblivion

Strung Out

Strung Out first started making waves when punk’s resurgence was just beginning to gather steam in the early ‘90s. Part of punk’s second-tier of anonymity, Strung Out might not hold the anchor position owned by acts like NOFX, Bad Religion and Rancid, but they’ve certainly amassed a considerable amount of praise from staunch critics and […]

Only Crime – To The Nines

What do you get when you cross the Descendents, Gwar, Converge, Hagfish, Good Riddance, and Bane? Apparently, you get Only Crime. Russ Rankin from Good Riddance, Aaron Dalbec of Bane, Zach Blair of Hagfish and Gwar, his brother Donivan, also of Hagfish, and Bill Stevenson of All/Descendents and Black Flag fame joined forces to create […]

Descendents – Cool To Be You

I already reviewed the Descendents’ EP last month, so if I need to harp yet again on the fact that this is the band that most MTV-punks want to be (whether they know it or not)–well, I’m going to anyway. If you don’t like the Descendents, you’ll be the first person I’ve met. There’s just […]

Descendents – ‘Merican

Just when you think the Descendents have quit, they pop up again. Their latest project is a four-song, one-hidden-track EP with two tracks that will appear on their upcoming full-length, and two that are exclusive to this recording (so you don’t feel too gypped buying it).