Noise? Queercore? Shoegaze? Flesh World’s new album defies such easy classification — which makes it way more fun to talk about at parties.
These down times desperately need Fist City's noise-surf anthems. Our writer apologizes for not giving them the attention they deserve.
No longer angry young men, but still on the right side of the misanthropic line, the Pre New have created an album of streamlined, joyous contempt.
Zachary Lipez thinks the new album from myth-rocket Lasher Keen is worthy, but not a (chaotic) good place for new fans to start.
Hardcore continues to love itself. And Zachary Lipez continues to love hardcore, especially the new release from Turnstile.
They could stand to be a bit more specific, but Rancid still loves all the right things, and Zachary Lipez still loves Rancid.
Zachary Lipez only teases Iceage out of love. Mad, mad love.
Joel Madden, if you’re reading, none of this is personal.
The Freshkills’ former frontman likes his bands to be not too terrible, and not too great.
Zachary Lipez tried his best to love the bubblegum metal jams of Kix.