review

  • DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL

    As Dashboard Confessional’s fan base grew, so did their sound. What started as Chris Carrabba wrestling out heartache alone on a stage with an acoustic guitar has grown into a full-size band with a big sound designed to back the… [ read more ]

    01/04/10
  • THROWDOWN

    When modern hardcore went metal, Hatebreed, Terror, and SoCal’s own Throwdown were left as kings of the pit. Throwdown know the formula: Keep the chugga chugga guitar riffs churning, leave room for vocalist Dave Peters to fire off Phil Anselmo–inspired… [ read more ]

    01/04/10
  • Left 4 Dead 2

    The best undead shooter on the planet returns with even wilder brain-feeding frenzies. The sequel’s five new campaigns span the Deep South as you move through shopping malls, amusement parts, and a murky bayou while facing an array of relentless… [ read more ]

    12/23/09
  • FOO FIGHTERS

    Which is wilder to consider: that it’s been 18 years since Nirvana released Nevermind or that Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters have released six albums since? While Nirvana was dragged kicking and screaming into playing arenas, Grohl built the Foos and… [ read more ]

    12/21/09
  • AGNOSTIC FRONT

    Few records captured the violence and rage on the streets of New York City in the early ’80s like Agnostic Front’s Victim in Pain. Released in 1984 and considered one of the first official releases of the hardcore movement, the… [ read more ]

    12/21/09
  • KID SISTER

    After decades of lagging behind L.A. and NYC, Chicago is now a hotbed of hip-hop. After Common, Kanye West, and Lupe Fiasco comes Kid Sister, the literal sister of Flosstradamus member Josh Young. More mall rat than hood rat, Kid… [ read more ]

    12/21/09
  • AC/DC

    The 30-year trail of wreckage behind Aussie rockers AC/DC includes 16 studio albums, one deceased singer, and countless shattered eardrums. This boxed set collects the songs that were left by the side of the road, including 18 studio rarities and… [ read more ]

    12/21/09

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