Is it buzz or is it hype? That's
the question our critics will attempt to answer in this series and you
the fan get to put your two cents in as well.
- Sitting Around Keeping Score
Does the former N.E.R.D.
backing band have what it takes?
Sounds - Living In America
They're Swedish, they have
a "the" in their name, but they ain't no garage band.
You can lump Orgy in with
the Korn's of the world, but their style is very appealing because it is
Under the guise of Bleu
one James McAuley III has with "Redhead" confected something of a power-pop
primer for those of us who missed it in the old days.
This CD arrives as a result
of one man's journey through the thickets of true love and the music industry.
Strip Club - Sparklers and Bottlerockets
Would You Like Some Whine
With That Cheese?
Guiney - 3 Sides
TV's Bachelor tried his
luck as a singer/songwriter.
Chamber - Giving the Devil His Due
The band's swan song release
gives fans a deeper look into what made Coal Chamber stand apart from the
Bizkit – Results May Vary
Fred Durst is on a mission
to save rock n roll!
Angry Masked nu-metallers..
hum, where did we see this before?
Guitar rock new comers Big
Dismal, are presently doing the rounds of the U.S.
Verbena's formula is one
part Stooges with one part 80's street rock (Early LA Guns, Guns N' Roses).
Do these L.A. hard rockers
have what it takes to be the next big thing?
Six - Fire.
Mixing metal and disco?
What the hell? Strangely it works!
Another side of the SOAD
Promise turnes into nu-metal
by the numbers.
Park – Meteora
Has Linkin Park become a
parody of themselves?
The nail in the coffin of
Nickelback and Creed watch their backs?
- Break Your Silence
Do these protégé's
of STP's Scott Weiland live up to the buzz?
Does the Rage/Cornell project
measure up to the Hype?
Fighters - One By One
Dave Grohl and Co return
with perhaps their strongest album yet!
- The Amalgamut
Dan takes a look at Filter's
3rd full length release to see if it lives up to expectations
Park - Reanimation
antiGUY asks, "is this Linkin
Park regrooved or are they milking 'Hybrid Theory' for all it is worth?"
Mirror: All Lights Off
first release from Steve Lillywhite's label
Hot Chili Peppers - By the Way
takes a look at RHCP's new more radio friendly CD to see if they are evolving
or going commercial.
- Free All Angels
by the British music press as the best album of the year, Dan gives it
a listen to find out if it all hype or the geniune article.