T-Booty – Booty and the Beast

February 20, 2019 Syd Ghan 0

6.5/10 As Community’s Troy Barnes would say, T-Booty’s name doesn’t really fit the style of music that he makes, but also…it does? Because the thing is that Booty and the Beast seems to aspire to […]

Faults - The losing fight

Faults – The losing fight 

January 7, 2019 Syd Ghan 0

6.5/10 No beating around the bush here; what The losing fight, the latest release by Montreal natives Faults most closely resembles is Converge. (Yes I know it’s a title, but they didn’t capitalize where they were supposed […]

Dead End Drive-In - Mea Culpa

Dead End Drive-In – Mea Culpa 

December 27, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

9/10 Some bands pay way too much attention to what’s come before them and end up sounding like carbon copies of their favourite bands. For examples of this, see Trivium’s The Crusade, Throwdown’s Venom & […]

Daikan - October Child

Daikan – October Child

December 10, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

6.5/10 Remember all that really sad 90s music? Like, the kind of down-tempo thing that would play at The Bronze whenever Buffy was in a bad mood? Ok, picture that, but with trap drums. That’s […]


The Howling Eye – Sonorous

November 19, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

9/10 Sonorous, the latest release from Poland natives The Howling Eye, is full of riff-heavy stoner jams, each one longer and more full of twists and turns than the last. And they couldn’t be easier […]


Flares – Traces of You

October 30, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

7/10 Here’s the thing. Traces of You, the latest release from Germany natives Flares, wants to be edgy. It needs to be edgy. Its friends are all edgy and it wants to be like them. […]